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Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-14-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By james.mileur
I made a diy heated hose, left about 2'of cable,...

I made a diy heated hose, left about 2'of cable, filled the connection box and wrapped it around the brass elbow from the hose. My two frozen mornings in the teens were fixed quickly with hot water...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By james.mileur
Anybody clear on the "new" gel heat system? I've...

Anybody clear on the "new" gel heat system? I've heard Airstream moved away from the Alde in the Classic.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-07-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 119,040
Posted By james.mileur
D-I-Y Alde Fluid Replacement

Anybody in this small club done the deed? Lessons learned? Tips for success?

Thx,
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-07-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 119,040
Posted By james.mileur
Thx again for the inside scoop.

Thx again for the inside scoop.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-24-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,990
Posted By james.mileur
Ahoy ProPride Mate, your picture shows some...

Ahoy ProPride Mate,
your picture shows some crossed chains? Might check your ProPride Manual to verify the instruction for hooking up that specifies, "Do not cross the Safety Chains."

I've...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,055
Posted By james.mileur
If I remember correctly, the turnoff at Kiowa was...

If I remember correctly, the turnoff at Kiowa was the beginning of the construction. Going east to Browning then back west on 2 should miss it.
My 20'9" RAM truck feels real large on the Going to...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,055
Posted By james.mileur
I just drove through that area 15 July, leaving...

I just drove through that area 15 July, leaving the east park entrance to drive back to Kalispell. To say they are moving heaven and earth might be an understatement. 89 to 49 to 2 is challenging...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-28-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By james.mileur
2017 Airstream Classic 30 - Montana

Title: 2017 Airstream Classic 30 - Montana
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Lightly Used, fully outfitted for Full-Timer, Camper, Boon-Docker. Will consider delivery and pass...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-23-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By james.mileur
Don't know if white GACO silicone sticks to...

Don't know if white GACO silicone sticks to aluminum (should based on marketing), but at high noon in Hawaii, it feels like cool porpoise skin.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 07-22-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,241
Posted By james.mileur
Southland Used 17 Classic for sale

These guys helped us start our adventure in October '16 with a Twin Classic. Now for sale in MT if interested in a great trailer, and the ProPride hitch and truck also if needed. All the outfitting...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-16-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By james.mileur
See, two posts about towing without pushing or...

See, two posts about towing without pushing or mentioning _ro_ride hitches as the solution. [emoji6] Just for you, Frank.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-16-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By james.mileur
Got a second opinion from another pin scale?...

Got a second opinion from another pin scale? Might be much ado about nothing.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,606
Posted By james.mileur
In the nuke sub Navy, the saying is, "The ig-nert...

In the nuke sub Navy, the saying is, "The ig-nert can be trained, the stupid will be punished." And the timeless wisdom from Gump, "Stupid is as stupid does."
One of the few lessons I remember from...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-09-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,057
Posted By james.mileur
http://www.airforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=196837

Good recent info here.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-09-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,240
Posted By james.mileur
Just go RAM. Here's a thread. ...

Just go RAM. Here's a thread.
http://www.airforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=196837
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-09-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,240
Posted By james.mileur
My 16 Mega Cab 3500. Diesel. 2 ton.345920

My 16 Mega Cab 3500. Diesel. 2 ton.345920
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-08-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,271
Posted By james.mileur
The sales brochure. ...

The sales brochure.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4oRT-vtjGxbNUc0S0VFNnYyZXc/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 07-05-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,040
Posted By james.mileur
All the discussions above, I didn't notice the...

All the discussions above, I didn't notice the requirement for counter torque of the torque wrench head while pushing down or pulling up the handle. Bending a stud - bad, even a little. Standing or...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-01-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,139
Posted By james.mileur
Great question. If your owner's manual doesn't...

Great question. If your owner's manual doesn't give you both ratings, your hitch may not be rated for a weight distribution hitch. Dead weight on a ball and distributing weight to front axle are two...
Forum: Full-Timing 06-29-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By james.mileur
Just think of the next flyover shot, house tops,...

Just think of the next flyover shot, house tops, light poles, high & dry Airstream with the awning out, neighbor's rubber boats all nuzzled up like piglets on teats for coffee the morning after....
Forum: Tires 06-29-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,344
Posted By james.mileur
Search for posts from Tireman if you want way...

Search for posts from Tireman if you want way more insider trading info for tires.
Forum: Tires 06-28-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,344
Posted By james.mileur
RIBs are a "Summer Tire". Might not be great as...

RIBs are a "Summer Tire". Might not be great as LTX for year round.
Forum: Full-Timing 06-25-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By james.mileur
Contact a CONEX box shipping company. They have...

Contact a CONEX box shipping company. They have fork trucks that will pick it up that high, easy. It's just those clamp marks on the ends may show . . .
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-24-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,802
Posted By james.mileur
This is the sales pitch you want to find. No...

This is the sales pitch you want to find. No guessing. Might have to go to a Fleet Sales guy.344295344296
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-23-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,802
Posted By james.mileur
I agree with the earlier post about rear air...

I agree with the earlier post about rear air pressure, when running unloaded, 65 is fine. Front axle load is more than rear when unloaded. But my only unloaded trip was from CA to GA to buy a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-23-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,802
Posted By james.mileur
My 3500 Cummins Larimie Longhorn 4x4 MEGA....

My 3500 Cummins Larimie Longhorn 4x4 MEGA. Payload goes up with leaf springs. Also my daily drive. 344176
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-23-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,802
Posted By james.mileur
Oops, I'll need an over 60 and almost 3 years ago...

Oops, I'll need an over 60 and almost 3 years ago coupons.

Paul Whitehead at Huntington Beach RAM, near LA. I did get the beach and L correct. My negotiations took about 5 minutes. Great price,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-15-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,802
Posted By james.mileur
My '16 MEGA seats fold flat forward then drop...

My '16 MEGA seats fold flat forward then drop lower to almost a full-size mattress area. I've loaded that area with tall upright suitcases, action packers, tall dish pack boxes. More than enough...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-14-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,802
Posted By james.mileur
Don't buy anywhere else than the Fleet guy at...

Don't buy anywhere else than the Fleet guy at Longbeach Ram. Best deal in CA. 2016 3500 MEGA, great truck, but the specified oil change interval is 15k miles, 500 hours of driving, or 6 months, which...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-03-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,734
Posted By james.mileur
Wow, that's a lot of guac for pops!

Wow, that's a lot of guac for pops!
Forum: Full-Timing 04-02-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,584
Posted By james.mileur
A room with a view: Rear twin 30 at Puget...

A room with a view:

Rear twin 30 at Puget Sound337112
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-01-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By james.mileur
Hoo yah excellent picture story. [emoji106]

Hoo yah excellent picture story. [emoji106]
Forum: Full-Timing 04-01-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,584
Posted By james.mileur
The 2017 30' classic with twins is what we went...

The 2017 30' classic with twins is what we went with for full timing. Lots of storage and flexibility. Might have to move to 3/4 ton or F250, but you will love all the windows.
Forum: Full-Timing 04-01-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,584
Posted By james.mileur
We bought from the dealer in Norcross, Southland...

We bought from the dealer in Norcross, Southland RV. One hour away from Athens. Plan to spend the day, sit in them, by yourself for awhile, move to all the trailers. No hurries, then buy your last...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-01-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
Hoo yah double check.

Hoo yah double check.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-18-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,180
Posted By james.mileur
This was helpful for me. 336005

This was helpful for me. 336005
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-17-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
Thx, 6Ton RAM with about 6Ton towing capacity.

Thx, 6Ton RAM with about 6Ton towing capacity.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
Ahoy, StreamMate John TF, okay you are right, I...

Ahoy, StreamMate John TF, okay you are right, I assumed at least 3 or 4 things:
1. Your post comment, ". . . important - THE CONTROL & STOPPING !!!" seemed to have some passion behind the all caps....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
JohnTF, jfmi, do you believe a (real) TV rating...

JohnTF, jfmi, do you believe a (real) TV rating is based on stopping/ controlling a TT with no TT brakes?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
Andy, you should change your name to "Johnny on...

Andy, you should change your name to "Johnny on the spot" or "The Shell Answer Man". Good suggestions and always ready to help. Thx.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
My first PPP was on a fully loaded maxed out...

My first PPP was on a fully loaded maxed out Sequoia pulling an equally max loaded 17' cargo trailer (almost exactly same weight) from RI to ID. Couldn't have asked for a better first towing trip.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
Did you have WD/sway hitch or just on the ball?

Did you have WD/sway hitch or just on the ball?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,010
Posted By james.mileur
All good points above, but if you like your...

All good points above, but if you like your Tacoma, keep it, buy a Pro Pride hitch used, and run the Tacoma until you have to replace it. Your daily drive for full timing is usually un hitched, make...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-14-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 311,879
Posted By james.mileur
2' chunk o' pipe over the beaker bar, pull up...

2' chunk o' pipe over the beaker bar, pull up 120# from a squat position, wa-la, baby. I dropped big washers between the bolt flats and frame so not to have to remove that cover again. Or go to local...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-13-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 311,879
Posted By james.mileur
AirMiles, welcome aboard the PPP train. You will...

AirMiles, welcome aboard the PPP train. You will have no regrets. May I encourage you to do two things?
1. Carefully read through installation manual and second check everything. Especially,...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-13-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 311,879
Posted By james.mileur
Airstream of Spokane had this rig. Be sure to pin...

Airstream of Spokane had this rig. Be sure to pin the shank to the rig. 335544
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-10-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,387
Posted By james.mileur
My Progressive EMS manual from fall of 2016 said...

My Progressive EMS manual from fall of 2016 said don't use with any inverter generator.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-06-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,582
Posted By james.mileur
My first year, second year with USAA Progressive...

My first year, second year with USAA Progressive was same increase. Sounds like a business model?
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-04-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By james.mileur
Just thought twice. Can edit, but not delete.

Just thought twice. Can edit, but not delete.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-27-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 311,879
Posted By james.mileur
Parking lot, max turn, stop, drop tailgate. Can't...

Parking lot, max turn, stop, drop tailgate. Can't take off tailgate?
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