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Old 02-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #841
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Already did!
Looking forward to hearing how close it compares to the original horn setup.
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:36 PM   #842
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Looking forward to hearing how close it compares to the original horn setup.
Cannot be worse, Brad!
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:13 PM   #843
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Please allow me to quantify that statement....


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Old 02-05-2013, 08:36 PM   #844
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Yep, those horns look just like the ones on our 310

After Steve pointed out that the steering wheels on the Classic's were made by Formuling I found this one on eBay for cheap. It's not new and it's not perfect but it's in overall decent condition and isn't brown. I'm planning on a gray (and possibly blue) toned interior so this steering wheel fits that theme nicely. It does need some cleaning and I'll check around to see if I can find someone to replace the missing stitching .

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Probably the major difference (aside from style) is it is a 14.5" in diameter and the 310/345 coaches used a 16" steering wheel. I do like the large diameter of the rim compared to the original Argosy rim. I figure I'll try it for a while and if the diameter is to small I'll try and track down a larger wheel.

Overall I'm happy with it.
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Old 02-05-2013, 11:49 PM   #845
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Nice find Brad!

My Telflex, similar to OEM dual air pressure gauge arrived today...
I was thinking green needle for front airbag pressure and Red forsupply tank monitoring...





Tested it...

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Old 02-06-2013, 06:27 AM   #846
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Nice find Brad!

My Telflex, similar to OEM dual air pressure gauge arrived today...
I was thinking green needle for front airbag pressure and Red for supply tank monitoring...
Steve, I don't think you'll be able to use one for front and one for rear. The front air bags need to be isolated from each other. I could be wrong but I think if you tie the two together then when you hit a bump on one side the compression of the spring and air bag will try and force the air over to the opposite side causing it to stiffen up. I vaguely recall reading something about this on Airforums in the past and the consensus was to keep them separate.

Since I was able to salvage the "Air Suspension" air gauge from the 345 I will be able to use the dual gauge for the front suspension. It will be interesting to monitor what the pressure readings show as the suspension hits and rebounds from bumps.

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Old 02-06-2013, 11:30 AM   #847
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Good info Brad... I had not thought of that...
I rebuilt the suspension on my GF's P38 Range Rover last year... air springs, pumps and valves, plus put in a pressure gauge to keep an eye on it.
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Excella Galley upgrade

Finished installing the new counter top in 24' Excella. Project included removing the whole galley, installing new Suburban furnace, new Atwood 6 gallon gas/electric water heater, new pex water lines with shut-off valves, and a Nutone food center. I like the rounded corner on the counter top. (The old sharp corner was just waiting to bruise your hip on your way to the bathroom in the dark.)
Upper right corner of picture shows the dual switch for the water heater mounted in the wall. Works great. And the 30K btu furnace does the job and then some.
Now have to decide what to do with the space below the stove burners. Microwave?
Also need a refrigerator. Thinking of downsizing from 57" tall original DOA RM100 to something shorter and maybe a microwave above it. (Both in stainless would look cool and blend with the galley appliances.)
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Nice!
Everyone is getting new kitchens...
Now if I can stop the leaks and get the exterior done, I can move inside!

Today's arrival...
Vintage ITT-Jabsco search lamp....
Works well, aside from a cracked lens, and a little pitting on the foot!
Happy man for how little I paid!


Let there be light, and allow me to direct it!!
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Vanity LED bulbs

Uh-oh,
Thought I'd really gotten something here. ONLY to find out that I managed to mess up on bulb base size.
The vanity mirrors in bathroom and bedroom have 3 bulbs a piece in the 345. When you turn those small 3 bulbs, jeez, do they throw out some heat!
Figured with LED's, less power consumption, as well as less heat output.
Only problem, I got the wrong base size. No idea what I'm going to do with these, and so far unable to find correct 1156 base LED's that have any sort of lumen output.
For now, eBay is my favorite haunt....
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Installed a new 32" flat screen TV. The old one was smaller and analog. Now I have two that are digital. Now need to find a digital antena to fit into the orig mount on the roof. Any suggestions? Always set up a remote dish, but would like to get local brodcast TV while on extended travels
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Installed a new 32" flat screen TV. The old one was smaller and analog. Now I have two that are digital. Now need to find a digital antena to fit into the orig mount on the roof. Any suggestions? Always set up a remote dish, but would like to get local brodcast TV while on extended travels
Any antenna will do, even the old one. Did you already remove the original antenna? There's nothing magic about the HD signal as far as antennas are concerned.
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Steering wheel...
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