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Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 04-02-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By IPM
update: firestone is my spare and it's evenly...

update: firestone is my spare and it's evenly mounted on it's rim. It's rim needed a little tweaking. I put it back 30 minutes ago. Ran ok while it was in use after the crap winston blew. No...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 04-02-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By IPM
Nothing around here. Mid to big trucks here...

Nothing around here. Mid to big trucks here don't even balance tires.

Could send out I mail order for repair but given their labor cost might as well buy a new rim.
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 04-02-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By IPM
I had never spent more than 200 on my motorhome...

I had never spent more than 200 on my motorhome tires till Jan 2017. Always went cheap, only had a couple blowout. Ride quality was always bone jarring unless I ran pressures down to as low as...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 04-02-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,044
Posted By IPM
I had never spent more than 200 on my motorhome...

I had never spent more than 200 on my motorhome tires till Jan 2017. Always went cheap, only had a couple blowout. Ride quality was always bone jarring unless I ran pressures down to as low as...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 04-02-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By IPM
fixing my bent wheel

I knew I had a bent wheel during last trip so rotated the spare into that position. Now after inspection I discovered 4 of my 9 steel 19.5 steel rims are bent, have wobble side to side. The clipper...
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-18-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By IPM
Before you do anything it was a bunch of...

Before you do anything it was a bunch of lubrication probably solve all problems it sure did for me
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 01-18-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By IPM
These Michelin r a different experience. Seems...

These Michelin r a different experience. Seems to be smooth at any pressure. So unlike cheap tires. Such a nice ride at 110psi.
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-17-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By IPM
Mine Chevy.

Mine Chevy.
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-17-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By IPM
Zero to a fraction in according to Chevy...

Zero to a fraction in according to Chevy manual.........
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-16-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By IPM
I have a cutter now.

I have a cutter now.
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-16-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By IPM
Toe setting

What is the front wheel toe in in inches?
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-16-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By IPM
Thanx for the instructions but meant st the other...

Thanx for the instructions but meant st the other end. Where column shift and auto brake coordinate
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-14-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By IPM
But seriously, anyone have a short technique for...

But seriously, anyone have a short technique for adjusting this? I've got my tools with me.
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-14-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By IPM
Attitude or shift adjustment 😀

Attitude or shift adjustment 😀
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 01-13-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By IPM
$396 each for Michelin xze at action tire south...

$396 each for Michelin xze at action tire south of Birmingham. Love these tires. Seems to be a motorhome go to because 2 more rigs rolled in behind me
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 01-13-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By IPM
Auto parking brake p32 chassis

The coordination of the auto brake and reverse engagement has been squirrelly but last night totally uncooperative while backing into a site. Made me thing about saying bad words. 😂
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 01-12-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By IPM
Was looking for a retail store but thanks

Was looking for a retail store but thanks
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 01-11-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By IPM
Help. Where to buy 225/70/19.5 tire south side Birmingham?

On the road with a clipper and need a tire. South side Birmingham Alabama. 225/70/19.5. Thanx
Forum: Flat-Front (Cutter, Clipper, XC, XL & Skydeck) Motorhomes 07-23-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,688
Posted By IPM
me too, 1996 Cutter on chevy chassis 454, bought in May 2016

I sold my Classic excella 28 ft motor home on P30 chassis 8 years ago. Here I go again with another. Got a deal on a 1996 cutter on P32 chassis. Had to replace fuel pump, water pump, and some...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-06-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,329
Posted By IPM
If U had a large socket and socket wrench U could...

If U had a large socket and socket wrench U could try to turn the engine by hand from the front of the engine at the crankshaft. It should turn if not stuck/seized.

If U only have a standard set...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-05-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By IPM
update

if U have wheel master wheel cover, the part numbers are:

9003-4 for a four pack of the fake plastic snap in lug-nuts

and

9130 for one snap in plastic center cap.

Wheel master is no...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-05-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By IPM
Looks like I have two choices when I install the...

Looks like I have two choices when I install the twin groove ac pump.
Leave the outer grove empty and keep two belts on the water pump or route a larger belt (alternator included) to wrap the outer...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-05-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By IPM
WOW!! MEK/ABS trick is what I'm going to do! ...

WOW!!
MEK/ABS trick is what I'm going to do!
Thanx??
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-04-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By IPM
It's not too bad. I plastic welded it...

It's not too bad.


I plastic welded it several years ago. Remember it was difficult to find compatible material that willingly blended/fused nicely. think I wound up using plastic tops left...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-04-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By IPM
I wonder if this is it?

The original is an a6 twin grove.......
And this is an a6 twin grove........

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/MUR0/57088.oap?ck=Search_02645_1320398_247&pt=02645&ppt=C0354
...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-04-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By IPM
what's the correct part number for coach ac compressor?

what's the correct part number for coach ac compressor?
Mine has the wrong compressor installed, it's a single pulley single belt unit.
Suppose to be twin pulley twin belt.
Works but occasionally...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-03-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,329
Posted By IPM
get towed to safety and then ponder repairs. ...

get towed to safety and then ponder repairs. Drop the pan and check the bearings it might not be so bad.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-03-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By IPM
where to get a new rear bumper shroud?

where to get a new rear bumper shroud?

Old one is aged, cracked.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-03-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 892
Posted By IPM
Coach receiver drier part number

coach receiver drier part number is 03046236 ac delco

That was the chevy dealer sold me for my 1981 excella 454 and it was a perfect fit.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-03-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By IPM
Setting toe is so so so easy to...

Setting toe is so so so easy to do............anyone can do it

even at home......


really....

have a partner hold the end of a tape measure across the rear ot the tire, holding the tape end...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By IPM
keep the rochester, they are magnificant carbs, I...

keep the rochester, they are magnificant carbs, I rebuilt mine, it's not hard to do, kits are cheap, and it has lasted several years and starts up always!
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-03-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By IPM
gauges need to go on the high and low sides and...

gauges need to go on the high and low sides and diagnose from there.

i've been using envirosafe r12 replacement for nearly a decade now, much much cheaper to use and blows much colder air due to...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-27-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,025
Posted By IPM
Brake pedal travel and side pull

FYI for all. Like others, I have had good brakes but some curiosity about the lengthy brake pedal travel for my motor home. The master cylinder on mine had been replaced by the previous owner. But...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-05-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,826
Posted By IPM
It was a perfect match. Problem solved. New...

It was a perfect match. Problem solved. New parts perfect.
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 09-03-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By IPM
my dash ac is ice ice cold, stock r12 system,...

my dash ac is ice ice cold, stock r12 system, everything working and this instead of r12
Refrigerant w/ Dye Can Details and Online Ordering at Enviro-Safe, Inc...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-28-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,304
Posted By IPM
I think mine is 8 quarts

I think mine is 8 quarts
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-28-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,088
Posted By IPM
Radiator is easier to drop out of the bottom if u...

Radiator is easier to drop out of the bottom if u first get the front high off the ground. I drove up on a set of auto ramps.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-25-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By IPM
I replace and relocated the engine oil cooler to...

I replace and relocated the engine oil cooler to the right hand side of the radiator. Oil temps dropped. Put an electric fan on it as well. Installed an aftermarket trans oil cooler also located to...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-25-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By IPM
Been there. done that. You have to drop the gas...

Been there. done that. You have to drop the gas tank to get at the mechanical fuel level sensor float. It's in the top of the tank. It's not hard to do, takes lots of time, tank is bulky, wait...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-25-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,055
Posted By IPM
Y'ure gonna have to drive a million miles to...

Y'ure gonna have to drive a million miles to break even. The gas savings will not be enough to justify the expen$e. Unless U fabricate and install your own stuff and utilize junk yard parts as...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-24-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,826
Posted By IPM
BAY 1T14 (F-4) is the bladder identifier. ...

BAY 1T14 (F-4) is the bladder identifier.

mine is 1t14f-2

and thanx so much for the diagram!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-24-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,826
Posted By IPM
rear axle air bag - 1981 excella motorhome

Mine appears to have this on it.
old broken part had some #'s on it which provides a partial match and the dimensions seem to match.
Firestone Air Spring

SKUW01-358-5311


...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 05-21-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,353
Posted By IPM
power valve

just free it up, it's probably stuck.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-01-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By IPM
thanx for the info! I've no deductible for...

thanx for the info! I've no deductible for comprehensive, it's covered by comprehensive since it was vandalized, and my insurance is USAA. I reported the damage in 4 days so OK there. I guess it's...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-30-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By IPM
Unfortunately, the insurance company could reject...

Unfortunately, the insurance company could reject the dealer and then I'm out a bunch of gas money. Hoping to find a repair shop nearby. Will go talk to the shop at the local airport.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-30-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By IPM
Yea, I was trying to avoid a drive across...

Yea, I was trying to avoid a drive across missouri to Wentsville with current fuel costs just to get an estimate.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 04-30-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By IPM
aluminum panel replacement in central west missouri?

Hi, I had some rear panel damage on my excella classic motorhome and is covered by insurance. Anyone know of a shop near Sedalia Missouri 65301?
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 05-16-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Poll: P-30 Headers
Views: 5,133
Posted By IPM
summit racing, U can order online and was best...

summit racing, U can order online and was best price including postage when I bought mine.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 05-09-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,692
Posted By IPM
I'm sticking with an alternate drive belt...

I'm sticking with an alternate drive belt arrangement; working very well. Using gates belts and are definately worth the extra $$; got them from Napa. Very heavy duty and 5X more than the autozone...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-09-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By IPM
I figured out it's only a $20 part new, da. And...

I figured out it's only a $20 part new, da. And the original marshall may not be bad but doing what it's suppost to. go figure :)
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