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Old 12-01-2015, 06:36 PM   #1331
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You can joke but I have been looking at flights!
Being an hour and a half to two hours to the closest airport does have it's disadvantages. But then again there area a LOT of advantages to not being that close!

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Old 12-02-2015, 07:00 AM   #1332
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Something else I purchased recently was a pair of tail lights from an 83 310 that was being parted out on ebay.

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The assemblies are in pretty good shape although I will replace the light assemblies with LEDs.

It's to bad Airstream got cheap and made the housings out of plastic. Back in the 70s Airstream was using cast aluminum housings for their tail light assemblies. This one is from a 73 trailer. Much much nicer.
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If anyone is interested in cast aluminum housings they can be bought from Airstream Supply.
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The nice thing about the ones from Airstream Supply is it appears they will directly replace the cheap plastic housings found on the Classics and they use the square lenses instead of the rounds ones.

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Old 12-02-2015, 07:41 AM   #1333
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Actually I don't think the housings from Airstream supply are cast aluminum. I believe they are the same housings used on the classics, in other words cheap plastic

Sorry about any confusion.

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Old 12-02-2015, 06:29 PM   #1334
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Something else I purchased recently was a pair of tail lights from an 83 310 that was being parted out on ebay.
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Whatever you paid for those was an excellent price, because those original lenses are hard to find. Yes, you can get some cheap plastic ones that don't really fit, unless I have been looking in the wrong places.
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Old 12-02-2015, 06:51 PM   #1335
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I bought Grote lenses # 90742 and they are the exact fit. They also have the backup lens but I don't have the number
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Old 12-02-2015, 07:20 PM   #1336
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I bought Grote lenses # 90742 and they are the exact fit. They also have the backup lens but I don't have the number
Thanks John, that does look like a perfect match. I have been trying to match the Monarch 9074 that is stamped on my old ones.
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Old 12-02-2015, 08:19 PM   #1337
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Ugh... Bum info on the Derale deep transmission pan...
Not a straight swap I found out today, as the rear edge hits the transmission X member.
I will have to relieve the X member about 3/8" at one spot to make it fit.
See my thread for an update probably tomorrow!
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Old 12-02-2015, 08:57 PM   #1338
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Ugh... Bum info on the Derale deep transmission pan...
Not a straight swap I found out today, as the rear edge hits the transmission X member.
I will have to relieve the X member about 3/8" at one spot to make it fit.
See my thread for an update probably tomorrow!
Nothing my trusted sawzall couldn't fix. I just looked at mine and yes it looks like about 2" x 3/8" needs to be removed. Doesn't appear to have any bearing on the integrity of the cross member.
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Nothing my trusted sawzall couldn't fix. I just looked at mine and yes it looks like about 2" x 3/8" needs to be removed. Doesn't appear to have any bearing on the integrity of the cross member.
Yup, thanks for the understanding Peter... Angle grinder/sawzall to the rescue!
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Old 12-03-2015, 07:18 AM   #1340
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It will be interesting to see if I'll need to do the same thing on my Argosy. I'll have to check once I get back in town next week.

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Old 12-03-2015, 07:29 AM   #1341
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Just picked these gauges up this morning. Teleflex speedometer, temp and fuel gauges.
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I wasn't really interested in the smaller gauges it was the speedometer I was after. Looking closer at the back notice that is an electronic speedometer!
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The gauge is a direct fit replacement for the original style of Teleflex gauge used in the mid to late 80s Classics. This is the second one of these electronic speedometers that I have picked up. I spent a lot of time googling for information on these speedometers and finally a month ago I came across the instructions on how to configure the switches for tire size, pulse count, etc. Sometime over the Christmas holidays I hope to test the gauges with the sender that I have to see how well they work.

If it works as I hope I'll be able to eliminate the speedometer cable running up the the instrument cluster

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Installed new wiper blades today. ANCO 52-20. Ordered from Unity Bus Parts. Direct fit on the 310 Classic, saddle type.

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Derale pan fitted... with a little minor surgery...





Arrival for the day was this Holley Fuel Pressure regulator, and fluid filled gauge.
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Derale pan fitted... with a little minor surgery...

Looks like you still need to drop the crossmember to get to the elusive bolt?
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