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Old 03-04-2013, 07:41 PM   #911
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I think it will be interesting to see just how much the temperatures vary from each sensor. I realize there will be some inaccuracies due to the sensors themselves. What I hope is that I will be able to get a feel for each of the readings so if something does happen I'll have some data to work from.

This might turn out to be a worthless modification but to me it will be interesting.

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It could have been helpful on my fathers truck. When he got back from a trip a year ago he complained about it not running right and though it was the plugs. As I was changing the plugs when I got to the second side of the engine I found out the plug wires were cracked from being over heated because one of the cats was partly clogged and made that side of the engine much hotter. Well the exhaust manifold was hotter but the heat would have gone through the aluminum head.
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:21 PM   #912
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It could have been helpful on my fathers truck. When he got back from a trip a year ago he complained about it not running right and though it was the plugs. As I was changing the plugs when I got to the second side of the engine I found out the plug wires were cracked from being over heated because one of the cats was partly clogged and made that side of the engine much hotter. Well the exhaust manifold was hotter but the heat would have gone through the aluminum head.
Interesting. So maybe it's not such a bad idea after all.

That works for me!

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Old 03-04-2013, 09:23 PM   #913
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Jeez Wazbro...
Don't encourage him... he has it worse than me!
The Lucas switch proves it!
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:49 PM   #914
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Jeez Wazbro...
Don't encourage him... he has it worse than me!
The Lucas switch proves it!
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Sorry.
What if I add that it was a once in 80,000 mile thing and it wouldn't help if you only have 1 catalytic converter?
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:43 AM   #915
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Sorry.
What if I add that it was a once in 80,000 mile thing and it wouldn't help if you only have 1 catalytic converter?
Wazbro, don't let Keyair bully you into changing your story. Your first post gave the pertinent details and besides it helps justify my spending all this money on the Argosy

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Old 03-06-2013, 11:20 AM   #916
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LOL... Lucas... Prince of Darkness...

Put those Vent Covers on....

Front...


Rear..


I have 3 of these that came as part of the package...


They completely seal the vent, and will fit over the mesh units too.
Maybe good if you have snowdrifts???
Here in CA, I have no need for them, so if anyone wants them, PM me!

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Old 03-06-2013, 11:33 AM   #917
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LOL... Lucas... Prince of Darkness...

Put those Vent Covers on....

Front...

Rear..

I have 3 of these that came as part of the package...

They completely seal the vent, and will fit over the mesh units too.
Maybe good if you have snowdrifts???
Here in CA, I have no need for them, so if anyone wants them, PM me!
Hi Steve. How does the plastic cover attach? It might be good for me at Burning Man!
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:37 AM   #918
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Yes indeed!
In the package there is a bolt/nut and a spring thing, which ... I assume that you have to drill a small hole in the cover where you need it and it hooks on the exhaust vent.
Yours if you want one, two or all three!
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:50 AM   #919
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Yes indeed!
In the package there is a bolt/nut and a spring thing, which ... I assume that you have to drill a small hole in the cover where you need it and it hooks on the exhaust vent.
Yours if you want one, two or all three!
That would be great. I just need one!
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Old 03-06-2013, 05:13 PM   #921
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"Lucas, Prince of Darkness", ah yes. My mom's 1970 Volvo had Lucas electrics.

We're heading out tomorrow and on the way through Marin, picking up a surprise for my other half, a Fermob table and two chairs for the Globetrotter, a Christmas gift that arrives in March. These are the actual bistro tables, from France (by slow boat), durable, folding and comfy... fingers crossed.
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"Lucas, Prince of Darkness", ah yes. My mom's 1970 Volvo had Lucas electrics.

We're heading out tomorrow and on the way through Marin, picking up a surprise for my other half, a Fermob table and two chairs for the Globetrotter, a Christmas gift that arrives in March. These are the actual bistro tables, from France (by slow boat), durable, folding and comfy... fingers crossed.
Good stuff Globie!
This thread has been so popular with the classic MH owners and trailer peeps alike, PeterH started a trailer version over here...
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f48/...ay-101729.html
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oops, thanks for the link.
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oops, thanks for the link.

No needs for the Ooops at all, glad you enjoy posting here too, and it is encouraged as it all feeds our inner klepto!

Oh...
Local find...
Saw an Ad on CL for a 25g freshwater tank and pump for $50...
I was in that area, to visit the Junkyard, so stopped in..
A nice thick polyproplene tank and a working Sureflo pump!
The tank is clean and has the level sensors in!
The guy was moving house the next day....
A little bartering, and it was all mine for $25..
Needs some new fittings, and a good scrub.



Tested the pump and it works perfectly, and is identical to the one already in the MH, so I will tuck it away for a spare.

Then on to the Junkyard i went...
Grubbing about under a truck, I spotted a gem...
A Thomas piston air compressor!
I knew what it was because my GF has a RangeRover with air suspension and this is the "Upgrade Pump of choice"!
12v, yet puts out about 1.3CFM, and 120psi!
$10, and it was mine...

So here was my days haul...


I think it will be going on the AS paired with a small tank to remote fill those front airbags!
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