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Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 09-28-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,155
Posted By AIRHEDS
So here we are 2 years later ... What was that...

So here we are 2 years later ... What was that tire size so I can order new tire covers? I did a google search and happened upon my own forgotten post. Got it ... 30”-32”.

I called Camping...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-02-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By AIRHEDS
Thanks guys. I saw the other thread but I...

Thanks guys. I saw the other thread but I interpreted it as a requirement for single-axle trailers vs. double-axle trailers. It makes sense that having one or two would be a good thing. The 12-ton...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-02-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By AIRHEDS
As long as we’re talking about bottle-jacks ...

Is there any reason to have a bottle jack on the road for a 2-axle trailer? Sears has a 12-ton on sale for a reasonable price and thought it might be nice to have but I don’t want to buy it unless...
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 06-25-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By AIRHEDS
OP, the bubble wrap was a great idea, but I...

OP, the bubble wrap was a great idea, but I wouldn’t have thought that it’s really going to do that much for you, as evidenced by other posters’ observations/feedback. We put Rock-Tamer mud flaps on...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 06-25-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,498
Posted By AIRHEDS
You missed Molly’sDad’s post (up 2). He wrote,...

You missed Molly’sDad’s post (up 2). He wrote, “I'm replacing my Attwood 4000 K with a Husky 5000. Shop around. There's about $150 difference in price.”

Husky is the brand I remember reading...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 06-25-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,498
Posted By AIRHEDS
That’s what I was thinking. Call Jackson Center....

That’s what I was thinking. Call Jackson Center. They’re probably only going to reimburse you for their cost of a replacement unit... But the good news is that you can choose what you want instead...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-15-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,777
Posted By AIRHEDS
I completely agree with the one-ton advice. All...

I completely agree with the one-ton advice. All contents you load in the vehicle (passengers, coolers, etc.) count against your payload ... you also need to add your tongue weight. Don’t fall for...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-13-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By AIRHEDS
I love this forum. Thank you all!

I love this forum. Thank you all!
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-12-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By AIRHEDS
Outstanding! Thank you MollysDad. I don’t care...

Outstanding! Thank you MollysDad. I don’t care too much for aluminum ... ahem ... “aluminum wires” ... the need for noalox makes me nervous. I’d rather go old school and pay for copper. But...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-12-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By AIRHEDS
Thanks for all once again—completely understood. ...

Thanks for all once again—completely understood. I will double check on the requirement for a licensed electrician to do the work when I pull the permit; it’s a foregone conclusion that I’d have it...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-12-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By AIRHEDS
Thanks for your responses so far. The reason for...

Thanks for your responses so far. The reason for my asking the question is two-fold:
- First, because I’m interested in adding a 50A RV receptacle to my home so that I can connect my 50A trailer...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,088
Posted By AIRHEDS
We did our first factory tour a few weeks back...

We did our first factory tour a few weeks back and we were kind of disappointed with the amount of trash on the floor. Rivets, tape backing, scraps of all sorts, screws, and trash, and more trash,...
Forum: Tires 06-04-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,004
Posted By AIRHEDS
Thanks again CapriRacer. Can you advise on...

Thanks again CapriRacer. Can you advise on time2play’s question about phase-out and replacement? Thanks, Rich
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-04-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By AIRHEDS
Can’t wait for informed replies. I asked the...

Can’t wait for informed replies. I asked the same question of the AS tech at Jackson Center and he only said to spray the pull rods with lubricant. He didn’t know about the Thetford stuff I...
Forum: Tires 06-03-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,004
Posted By AIRHEDS
ALCOA Wheels

I did find one other post on the Michelin site that warrants sharing (it was under “Manuals, Bulletins and Warranties”)
...
Forum: Tires 06-03-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,004
Posted By AIRHEDS
I just navigated to michelintruck.com, Then to...

I just navigated to michelintruck.com,
Then to Tires and Retreads
Then to Tires
Then to Size
— scrolled all the way to the bottom and third from bottom:
Highlighted the LT225/75R16
Then click...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-03-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,202
Posted By AIRHEDS
Can see something below the bottom left corner of...

Can see something below the bottom left corner of the bumper ... almost like some kind of assembly that connects between the tv axle and the as frame. Can’t wait for the final show and tell!
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-03-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By AIRHEDS
Wiring Diagrams for 30A/50A RV Recepticals?

Does anyone have the correct/complete wiring diagrams for adding 30A and a 50A RV receptacles? Maybe even the correct quality parts to order? We frequently see the same questions and the same...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-03-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,822
Posted By AIRHEDS
My post in concurrent thread... ...

My post in concurrent thread...
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f37/rats-eating-electrical-wiring-182355.html#post2109599
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-03-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,202
Posted By AIRHEDS
I don’t know — it sure looks tight up against the...

I don’t know — it sure looks tight up against the bumper. But I couldn’t help but notice that the left tail/brake light is out :-)
Forum: Tires 06-03-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,004
Posted By AIRHEDS
Thank you sir

Thank you sir
Forum: Tires 06-02-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,004
Posted By AIRHEDS
I love this site! I just went to ...

I love this site! I just went to michelintruck.com and then navigated to Reference and then Load & Inflation Tables

My 16” LT225/75R16’s were right there ... confirmed that I’m good...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-02-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By AIRHEDS
Wayne, trapping and exporting needs to be done...

Wayne, trapping and exporting needs to be done until you don’t catch chipmunks any more, then every couple of months, in perpetuity. They’ll keep encroaching on your space as they multiply and...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-02-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By AIRHEDS
I’ve never used the solution but I have watched a...

I’ve never used the solution but I have watched a number of videos. Don’t open the links if you’re not okay with killing rats. I wouldn’t hesitate to use it if you’re concerned about the problem.
...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-02-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,210
Posted By AIRHEDS
By the way, another option to consider in lieu of...

By the way, another option to consider in lieu of putting the bikes on the rear of your trailer is to add a hitch receiver to the front of your tow vehicle... Again, good luck.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-02-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,210
Posted By AIRHEDS
Fair enough that you’re not worried about your...

Fair enough that you’re not worried about your frame warranty, however, as Steve pointed out, there are significant concerns with adding weight to the rear of the trailer, especially with a bike...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-31-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By AIRHEDS
BTW, slightly off-topic. I use a SoClean2 at...

BTW, slightly off-topic. I use a SoClean2 at home. I LOVE IT. I was never diligent about cleaning and I’d go 3 weeks before my nose would be running and I started getting swollen glands and...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-31-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By AIRHEDS
Just sharing. I have a ResMed S9. When...

Just sharing. I have a ResMed S9. When traveling, I don’t use the water chamber or heated hose, except in the winter when I’m at home and sick. Bottom line: the AC adapter adapts down to 12vdc. ...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-30-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,234
Posted By AIRHEDS
Funny. I have a RAM 3500 CTD CC std bed and wish...

Funny. I have a RAM 3500 CTD CC std bed and wish I bought a RAM 2500 CTD ext cab long bed. :lol:
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-21-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By AIRHEDS
We have a standard length bed with a Retrax Pro...

We have a standard length bed with a Retrax Pro MX. It’s a hard style roll-up tonneau cover. I absolutely loved it ... until ... we went to an A/S rally and saw what others had ... long-bed, with a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,107
Posted By AIRHEDS
Ray, I've had those same green levels in the...

Ray, I've had those same green levels in the original package since I bought my trailer. I happened across them this past week and held off on sticking them because I only had the accuracy of my 10"...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-18-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,367
Posted By AIRHEDS
OTRA15 (Peter) provided some good reading links. ...

OTRA15 (Peter) provided some good reading links. Here's one more worth reading. Again, the lives you save ...
...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 05-18-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,370
Posted By AIRHEDS
I just posted here ... ...

I just posted here ...
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f438/tst-tpms-181694.html#post2102922
Forum: Tires 05-18-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By AIRHEDS
TST -- Phenomenal Support

I found this thread, coincidentally, when about to write an unsolicited review of my TST TPMS. Great timing.

I agree with Adventure.AS; "I use the cap type with the B&W monitor, also, with...
Forum: The Rally Zone 09-11-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 112,426
Posted By AIRHEDS
John, congratulations for cultivating and growing...

John, congratulations for cultivating and growing the Alumalina rally to be the phenomenal success that it is. We had such a great time last year and we really looked forward to coming again this...
Forum: Our Community 09-08-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By AIRHEDS
Tragedy at Fiamma

Just sharing the sad article I happened across given so many in our community use their products.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/05/us/orlando-fatalities/index.html

Opening Fiamma's website...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-07-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 389,081
Posted By AIRHEDS
I've also been trying to donate but can't seem to...

I've also been trying to donate but can't seem to make it work. Even trying the hyperlink 4 posts back, https://www.airforums.com/forums/payments.php?do=order, the site hangs... Nothing. Thanks...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-27-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By AIRHEDS
Can you please elaborate? How do you employ the...

Can you please elaborate? How do you employ the other use? marked in inches? Helps you get centered in your back-in storage place?? Must share more, please. Thanks! Rich
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By AIRHEDS
Thanks slowmover. I like this analysis and I'll...

Thanks slowmover. I like this analysis and I'll have to do it ... For what it's worth, I don't like the way the truck stops (errrr, doesn't stop) ... without towing and with an empty bed. No tire...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,012
Posted By AIRHEDS
Slowmover, I feel like the truck is under-braked...

Slowmover, I feel like the truck is under-braked without the trailer connected, let alone with it. :huh: Obviously, it's much worse with the trailer on the truck ... :sad::sad:

I kept the tires...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By AIRHEDS
RAM 2500/3500 Brakes

Just wondering if anyone else out there was questioned whether their braking/stopping power is sufficient. I've got a 2016 RAM 3500 SRW Crew Cab w/ 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel.

I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,012
Posted By AIRHEDS
Forgive me if I come across defensive - surely...

Forgive me if I come across defensive - surely don't intend to ... and I'm certainly not looking to incite any conflict. I'm one of the guys with a ProPride and I don't feel the bow wave or sucking...
Forum: Our Community 07-31-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,584
Posted By AIRHEDS
The Search function was broken for so long, I...

The Search function was broken for so long, I don't even use it. Consider using google.com for searching and then in the search string, type:
coffee site:airforums.com

If you add extraneous...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-26-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,402
Posted By AIRHEDS
Negative on mount, sir. I actually commented on...

Negative on mount, sir. I actually commented on the video that was posted to Facebook ... it's a handheld (likely a phone) because at the end of the video, which is clearly in his hand, the camera...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-26-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,995
Posted By AIRHEDS
I've often written about my positive experience...

I've often written about my positive experience with Colonial. I'd send my family and closest friends without any reservations. I'm very pleased with pre-sales coordination (Patrick), sale...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-25-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,012
Posted By AIRHEDS
2016 RAM 3500 and ProPride 3P with 2017 Classic...

2016 RAM 3500 and ProPride 3P with 2017 Classic 30' - zero sway, zero push/suck and zero wind effect thus far (albeit only about 3K highway miles) ... I needed to dangle a piece of paracord from my...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 07-07-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,941
Posted By AIRHEDS
I was thinking I might need to remove my...

I was thinking I might need to remove my refrigerator vent cover ... bought the Airstream Rivet gun kit ...

So this got me to thinking i needed a small supply of rivets - like perhaps 200 of each...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-25-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,387
Posted By AIRHEDS
This is a nice idea but I don't believe it will...

This is a nice idea but I don't believe it will work with the drawers. The lock not only needs to penetrate through the depth of the drawer face, but it also needs to hook behind the face-frame. If...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-25-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,387
Posted By AIRHEDS
So it turns out ...

... that Airstream did a reasonable job on the slides. I went back to the storage lot and measured the rest of my slides. JC actually installed blum Tandem Plus slides--which is actually a pretty...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-24-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,387
Posted By AIRHEDS
Switz, which size did you go with? Thanks, Rich

Switz, which size did you go with? Thanks, Rich
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