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Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-14-2016, 11:41 AM
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Posted By J Alan
If yours is mounted the same way as mine, I can...

If yours is mounted the same way as mine, I can promise you that bent plate will allow 1/8" side to side movement of the miter box, where it hangs like a pendulum on the end of the un-braced mount...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-12-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,743
Posted By J Alan
Here are pix of the miter or steering box....

Here are pix of the miter or steering box. Basically, a piece of flat stock is bolted to the frame with 4 bolts, the flat stock has a bend in it and the miter box is bolted to it. No brace to...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-12-2016, 04:56 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By J Alan
Storm Window ~61"X31" to fit 93 AS Motorhome

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I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Black frame storm/screen sliding window complete sought.
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Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-12-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
Still digging and I'll study up on the Power...

Still digging and I'll study up on the Power Exhaust v Pac brake thing. This one appears to operate off high pressure air, is my guess.

After reading the destructions, it does confirm air and not...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-11-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
Not sure what this is but, I'd fire everyone that...

Not sure what this is but, I'd fire everyone that went out of their way to prevent any reasonable man from glancing and seeing some form of color coding or at least something to make determination....
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-11-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
The pac brake actuator.

The pac brake actuator.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-11-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
Well let's see if the pix appear! Fired right up...

Well let's see if the pix appear! Fired right up at 26 degrees this am with no block heater plugged in keeping it warm. That's good and I expected that with less than 70K miles on the rig.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-11-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
I don't see any such solenoid on top of the...

I don't see any such solenoid on top of the engine but I'll take another stab at tracing what is there with your verbal description in mind.

I'd post pix, but, for whatever reason in Firefox, this...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-10-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
The actuator cylinder may be tired and even looks...

The actuator cylinder may be tired and even looks serviceable. My initial assessment is there is an electrical control problem over the vacuum or high-pressure air that actuates it.

I'll call them...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-09-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
Any luck? I'd like to see what is located where...

Any luck? I'd like to see what is located where or at least what the assemblies should look like that aren't completely obvious or even color coded.

I'm thinking it shouldn't be too terrible to...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-30-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,743
Posted By J Alan
Have you looked at how the Miter Box is mounted?...

Have you looked at how the Miter Box is mounted? It is the gearbox that is coupled to the steering wheel shaft and then sends it towards the straight axle at less than a 90-degree angle.

The...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-29-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By J Alan
Thanks, I think I'll grab one of those and the...

Thanks, I think I'll grab one of those and the similar unit that does frequency.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-29-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By J Alan
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ECG-PR-31-PR-31-Logic-Prob...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ECG-PR-31-PR-31-Logic-Probe-Pulse-Generator-20-MHz-Input-Signal-Frequency-/282205913769?hash=item41b4c882a9:g:ZoIAAOSwPCVX8skF
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Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-29-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By J Alan
Recommendation for DC amp clamp that will do...

Recommendation for DC amp clamp that will do milliamps on up to more sizable currents?
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-29-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By J Alan
Wire tracing, tone generator, fox and hound or???

What do you folks use and what works best for you?


Thanks
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-29-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By J Alan
Pac Brake ID, schematic, component locations and diagnosis

http://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=274446&stc=1&d=14777511305.9 DP Spartan Chassis

anyone here familiar?

I think the brand is BD Engine Brake
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-28-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,743
Posted By J Alan
Does your Spartan chassis have it's steering...

Does your Spartan chassis have it's steering miter box mounted so that it flexes when loading the steering wheel by say, bumping it on either lock?

The mount on mine is not triangulated and a...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 10-28-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By J Alan
PAC Brake type ID, component locations and diagnosis

5.9 Cummins and the air cylinder has a "BN Engine Brake" logo. It may be "BD".

Does anyone have a diagram/schematic as well as location points for components to facilitate diagnosis?

An aside,...
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