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Forum: Axles 06-01-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,588
Posted By Mikethefixit
WE have always towed our 77 with full fresh water...

WE have always towed our 77 with full fresh water tank. No aware of any damage. Although because of the BIG C we have not towed in two seasons but hope to get back at it this summer.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 06-11-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Mikethefixit
Well Dan, if invited to some of these functions...

Well Dan, if invited to some of these functions one might be talked into joining. The only thing I would need is about a week or so to get the trailer ready.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 06-09-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Mikethefixit
Thanks for the invite DAN

Thanks for the invite DAN
Forum: On The Road... 10-03-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By Mikethefixit
I made my own. Two pieces of aluminum angle and...

I made my own. Two pieces of aluminum angle and two large mud flaps that I picked up at my local Fruehauf semi-trailer dealer. I drilled thru the flaps and thru the angles and bolted the flaps to...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-25-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Mikethefixit
If yours have a cabinet in the corner ,Just take...

If yours have a cabinet in the corner ,Just take out the shelfs and it should give you access,my 77 was fairly easy
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-07-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By Mikethefixit
FIRST BUY AMERICAN A 3/4 to 1 ton FORD...

FIRST BUY AMERICAN
A 3/4 to 1 ton FORD F250/F350 7.3 liter desiel USED LOW Mileage. Chevy or GMC 2500 with DURO Desiel.
I have never been sorry I bought my F350,it rides really good for a 1 ton....
Forum: Other Clubs 03-21-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,177
Posted By Mikethefixit
Thanks for the replys guys and the...

Thanks for the replys guys and the clairifcations.Its been a long time ago and memories deminish ya know. I might attempt to check in again. My next problem is getting up that early,LOL
Thanks...
Forum: Other Clubs 03-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,177
Posted By Mikethefixit
If I recall I tried to check into this net...

If I recall I tried to check into this net several years ago and they would not accept a checkin because I was not WBCCI. So I never went back. They wouldnt want me anyway cause I am opinionated...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-07-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mikethefixit
I think you will find AirForums Members and their...

I think you will find AirForums Members and their rallys OPEN AND FRIENDLY. We will always answer your questions to the best of our ability and if we can't, we will find someone who can. You may find...
Forum: On The Road... 11-21-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,531
Posted By Mikethefixit
Buy A 4x4 if ya want to carry around the extra...

Buy A 4x4 if ya want to carry around the extra weight that cost fuel mileage and in the life of the truck you may not use more than 2 or 3 times. Dont listen to those who think they absolutly have to...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 10-22-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,368
Posted By Mikethefixit
Ihave a short peice of plastic hose that I...

Ihave a short peice of plastic hose that I connect to the pump. I disconnect the line from the fresh water tank. I drain everything. Then I start the pump and 6 gallon later every waterline in the...
Forum: On The Road... 10-22-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 273,625
Posted By Mikethefixit
I fueled last Thursday at Murphys next to...

I fueled last Thursday at Murphys next to WalMart. Deisel Fuel was $3.89 a gallon. I have a walmart reloadedable card,I use that in the Mruphy Pump. Now till Christmas I think all products at Murphys...
Forum: Axles 10-08-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By Mikethefixit
Tom I replaced the original axles on our 77...

Tom
I replaced the original axles on our 77 because of the brake parts WERE NOT AVAILABLE. I agree with Andy. Replace them with everything new YOU WILL NOT BE SORRY.
ROGER
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-22-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,297
Posted By Mikethefixit
MY PO was a real smart guy. Jack quite working so...

MY PO was a real smart guy. Jack quite working so he took if off and throwd her in the scrap pile. He also cut the red wire loose from the fuse panel. When he cut the red wire to the jack he also cut...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 09-20-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By Mikethefixit
tarnished This was the first indicator of bad...

tarnished
This was the first indicator of bad axles(solidified rods) was the poped rivets at approximately the rear axle. Then I saw some tel-tale grey rings around some of the interior(small)...
Forum: On The Road... 09-07-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,340
Posted By Mikethefixit
I have to agree with PH Just send em a...

I have to agree with PH Just send em a check,chalk it up to an experience in Utah and let it go. From now on keep you foot out of the intake. Slow down and take in the sights . You will live to...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-28-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,831
Posted By Mikethefixit
When we leave home our fresh water is aways full...

When we leave home our fresh water is aways full from our well so we know where the water is comming from. As you can see our AS is a 77 and the tank aint fell out of it yet.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-21-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,115
Posted By Mikethefixit
Airboss Thanks for the pictures. We were not...

Airboss
Thanks for the pictures. We were not able to attend this year because of health reasons. I know we missed a good time. We will look forward to next year.
ROGER
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-20-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,115
Posted By Mikethefixit
I really would like the see the photos. We were...

I really would like the see the photos. We were sidelined for health reasons. Maybe next year. We have had a blast at the previous 4,sorry we had to miss # 5 for us.
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-06-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Mikethefixit
Breakaway Switch

I Have to admit, I have no experience with brakeaway switches. Should I be able to pull the pin at will?? I have no idea how old mine is,but I am sure its been replaced at one time, by the way the...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-06-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Mikethefixit
Just and Opinion NOW. I'd leave it alone. A few...

Just and Opinion NOW. I'd leave it alone. A few little marks like that does not affect the function. I have worst dents than that on my right side. Yours are not nearly as noticeable as mine. Just...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By Mikethefixit
I agree with the I65 US 50 East route. That will...

I agree with the I65 US 50 East route. That will put you on275 west of Cincinnati and then East on 275/64. By following 275 you will intersect 75,10 miles north of downtown Cincinati. Dayton is not...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-25-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,196
Posted By Mikethefixit
Just an opinion RUN! If they call again HANG UP!...

Just an opinion RUN! If they call again HANG UP! IF it was the real deal they would not be afraid to tell you who they are and where they are.
This may be some kind of SCAMM>
GOOD LUCK
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-02-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 46,679
Posted By Mikethefixit
GO with what ever Honda says in the manual. I...

GO with what ever Honda says in the manual. I would stay away from parafin based oils. Mobil 1 is good,its been around along time. I used what I had on hand.I buy in bulk for the trucks so its Shell...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-19-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Mikethefixit
Even though the heater is only a year old,the...

Even though the heater is only a year old,the first thing I would do is change the thermocouple. They go bad at any age. Then I would work from there. Go thru Ganglin's list. GOOD LUCK
Forum: Shocks 06-18-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By Mikethefixit
If those,as far as you know, are the original...

If those,as far as you know, are the original axles,they are probably shot. The rubber inside the tube solidifies and the axles do not move up and down. I gained 4 inches additional ground clearance...
Forum: Axles 06-13-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,533
Posted By Mikethefixit
I agree with Paula and others. The wheels look...

I agree with Paula and others. The wheels look like the ones on my 77 Overlander. Gauging by the edge of the wheelwell it appears you will not need new axles Unless they dont move. Take a jack and...
Forum: The Rally Zone 06-04-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,999
Posted By Mikethefixit
I think it would be great if WE in Southern Ohio...

I think it would be great if WE in Southern Ohio would get together. I know there are members in Celina,Findley Cincinnati and several other places. Because of my health I cant orginize anything. We...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-04-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Mikethefixit
Takes about 1 hr to walk thru. You will be ask to...

Takes about 1 hr to walk thru. You will be ask to stay with you tour guide Don. NO PICTURES. Although they do not encourage it, people do go into new units that are in the final assembly stage. AS...
Forum: The Rally Zone 05-29-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,999
Posted By Mikethefixit
U not an idiot Jason. I opened the Ohio Imformal...

U not an idiot Jason. I opened the Ohio Imformal and started reading only to find I was reading a 2009 posting DAH!.I saw someone inquiring about local get togethers but never saw any responses....
Forum: Axles 05-22-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,906
Posted By Mikethefixit
Roger Kroil can only be ordered direct from...

Roger
Kroil can only be ordered direct from the company. Either by phone 615-833-410 or from thier website WWW.KANOLABS.Com (http://www.KANOLABS.Com)
Kroil is not sold in stores.
I have 1 8 oz...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 05-22-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 102,243
Posted By Mikethefixit
Gee , I guess I need to check this thread more...

Gee , I guess I need to check this thread more often,Looks like we are missing lots of camping. My health is not to good, so the trips need to be short. Trips like penn wood would be out,due to the...
Forum: Awnings 05-16-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,014
Posted By Mikethefixit
To do the penatrating I can only suggest one...

To do the penatrating I can only suggest one product that will Creep in there and get the job done. ITS called KROIL by KANO LABORATORIES,NASHVILLE,TENN.This product is EXPENSIVE and can only be...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 05-13-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,756
Posted By Mikethefixit
I think this would be a neat rally. To bad Im not...

I think this would be a neat rally. To bad Im not a member and its a little far for me. I love airplanes and Airstreams
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-24-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,244
Posted By Mikethefixit
I use an old style Reese Dual cam Straightline...

I use an old style Reese Dual cam Straightline with 550/600 lb bars. I use 6chain links under tention. We get a soft ride(ocean wave) up front and also in the trailer. We leave things on the galley...
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-23-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,665
Posted By Mikethefixit
You know what they say"If at first you don't...

You know what they say"If at first you don't succeed,try try again." Thats exactly what we intend on doing. My health was holding me back this year and a comflict last year. This is always a great...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-13-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,909
Posted By Mikethefixit
I have to go with "what works best for you". I...

I have to go with "what works best for you". I used PEX and Sharkbite fittings.I bought mine in 10 foot sticks at Lowes. I replumbed all the rear bath area and hot water from back to front. I went...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 04-09-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By Mikethefixit
Nothing Ignored 3 yrs ago by the two local...

Nothing
Ignored 3 yrs ago by the two local units and rejected by a 3rd.
Sorry but you ask.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-14-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,679
Posted By Mikethefixit
I am only gonna say this once more. I did ask my...

I am only gonna say this once more. I did ask my neighbor to help, only cause he had a Asphalt drive and it made it easy to move the old out and the new in. He has all the same tools I do. I was 70...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-06-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,115
Posted By Mikethefixit
Rhonda Count us in. Loren you can park next to...

Rhonda
Count us in. Loren you can park next to us and You can have the whole 30 amps and I will run my gennies HOWS THAT??/
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-06-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,635
Posted By Mikethefixit
BradS Check out Harbor Freight. They have both...

BradS
Check out Harbor Freight. They have both the hydralic and non-hydralic dollies. I would check the weight ratings and see if they might work. I think 4 would do the trick.Rear axle and front...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-03-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Mikethefixit
You just need a bigger sledge hammer. If that...

You just need a bigger sledge hammer. If that dont work. Then try jacking,with a floor jack or bottle jack under the A frame,Block under the electric jack in question and then slowly letting down...
Forum: Full-Timing 03-03-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,438
Posted By Mikethefixit
I would like to respectfully suggest,if you are...

I would like to respectfully suggest,if you are not a DOG PERSON, DONT GET ONE! If you are unsure about firearms,DONT GET ONE. You might be better off with the BEAR SPRAY and a good Stun gun.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-03-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,189
Posted By Mikethefixit
Nice to hear you are safe. Those poor trees...

Nice to hear you are safe. Those poor trees uprooted are fire wood. Looks like you won't run out for a while. See the old Gravely didnt move.Looks like its holdin up whats left of the shed.
What a...
Forum: On The Road... 02-26-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 23,690
Posted By Mikethefixit
Pill I hope you have arrived safely. I'm sorry...

Pill
I hope you have arrived safely. I'm sorry I forgot all about your trip up here and have comminted to take my wife to a big flea market in Vandailla. Hope you enjoy your stay. Weather forecast...
Forum: On The Road... 02-23-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mikethefixit
Pill On the way up 75 if you come that way. Be...

Pill
On the way up 75 if you come that way. Be aware of THE DREADED " ROAD CONSTRUCTION" in downtown Dayton. On your way up check out the TIP OF THE TOWN resturant at TIPP CITY EXIT. THEY GOT...
Forum: Boondocking 02-21-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,601
Posted By Mikethefixit
All of the above are great. If you dont have a...

All of the above are great. If you dont have a ball/tongue lock yet or latch lock,look for the new un-pickable locks. I also think the BOOT is a great investment. You will never stop a PRO from...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 02-21-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,181
Posted By Mikethefixit
Travel Bird I will tell ya up front, I'm...

Travel Bird
I will tell ya up front, I'm ANTI-WBCCI. I absolutly dont like the way the national level does things. However the PEOPLE down in the trenches are WONDERFUL.I would not send the national...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-19-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,455
Posted By Mikethefixit
I know ya said ya wanted to have something easy...

I know ya said ya wanted to have something easy to park ,but who does that these days. NO BODY. We all go to the mall or WalMart and there is lots of room. Hardly NO BODY Parrell parks anymore.
I...
Forum: Axles 02-12-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,906
Posted By Mikethefixit
Whow thats some price change. I changed ours out...

Whow thats some price change. I changed ours out about 3 yrs ago,I picked em up at the factory (HENSHEN before they closed) and they were alot more than that. I did buy complete axles w/brakes.
BUY...
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