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Forum: Our Community 06-08-2019, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Astrodokk
Here are the dimensions.

Here are the dimensions.
Forum: Our Community 06-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Astrodokk
Two vintage Airstream tumblers

Iíve moved and was cleaning out my garage and purging boxes of stuff.
I found a few parts off my vintage 1980ís motorhome and these two tumblers made by Tervis. They have the older vintage...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-01-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Astrodokk
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 08-28-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Astrodokk
1992 Airstream 30 30 - California

Title: 1992 Airstream 30 30 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

This is a really nice and RARE, hard to find 1992 Airstream 300LE Classic with the Banks System,...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-04-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By Astrodokk
Not sure how to check them since they are sealed...

Not sure how to check them since they are sealed metal units that look like large fuses.

Would I be able to get replacement breakers at NAPA parts?
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-04-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By Astrodokk
I'll take the cover off the compressor and check...

I'll take the cover off the compressor and check if there's power there. The book says it has two automatic breakers only, 20a and 30a, no fuses.

I'll check anyway.
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-04-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By Astrodokk
Air bag compressor doesn't turn on anymore!

Getting ready for a trip to Los Angeles (9 hours), and now the air bags aren't filled and I don't hear the compressor turn on anymore.

It was cycling on when I would turn the ignition on to test...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-31-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
Bob, you so much! I cut the white wires from...

Bob, you so much!
I cut the white wires from that single flimsy black one and wired to a confirmed ground outside the dash. The mirrors work perfectly!!!
I'm wondering why it didn't ground from...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-30-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
If that's the case, how would I wire it...

If that's the case, how would I wire it correctly?

I'm guessing here, but if power is black (hence large yellow wire), then I should wire the white ones to ground...would that be right?

Would...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-30-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
Thank you. I traced the two wires (black and...

Thank you.

I traced the two wires (black and white) as far as I could, and ended up finding that the black ones are mated to a large diameter yellow wire, and the white ones are mated to a small...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-24-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
Thanks, I will try that. Does anyone see a...

Thanks, I will try that.
Does anyone see a problem with the way the black and white wires are wired together?
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-23-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
Here are the pics. There are 5 wires to each...

Here are the pics. There are 5 wires to each switch. The green, red, and brown/purple ones go with the same colors to the mirrors. The black and white ones are the ones the mechanic said both are...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-22-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
I took them both apart and cleaned all the crud...

I took them both apart and cleaned all the crud from the contacts.
They still don't work. I think it may be electrical in nature.
I'll post photos but I was told that there are two positives...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-22-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Astrodokk
Power mirror switches

Both switches on my 1992 300LE do not work. They've been tested and now I need two new ones. The ones I have are a 5 connector "ik" brand made in Holland.
Where can I find replacements? I may not...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-13-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By Astrodokk
Rear island queen slides forward!

What's the factory installation to prevent the rear queen bed from sliding forward when I hit the brakes?

After every trip, I have to push the bed back into position.

I think the PO replaced...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-17-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Astrodokk
I found out that the larger 10ga black is hot and...

I found out that the larger 10ga black is hot and the larger 10ga white is common in this RV.

I accidentally touched those two and I heard a fuse pop under the dash somewhere. Now I have to look...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-12-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Astrodokk
Well, I have juice to the plug, but none to the...

Well, I have juice to the plug, but none to the TV. The TV says it uses 24W, and although I'm not sure the wattage on my 12V plug is, the inverter I have that plugs into it is a 200W inverter.

So...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-12-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Astrodokk
Nevermind, I figured it out. I have a voltmeter...

Nevermind, I figured it out. I have a voltmeter that I got free at Harbor Freight. My question was how to wire the adapter.

Decided to use it and found that I have to wire the red adapter wire...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-12-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Astrodokk
How's the wiring done to add 12v cig adapter?

I just bought a cigarette adapter to be able to plug in my 12V TV.

It only has two wires coming out the back...a red and a black. I know that red is hot and black is negative.

The wires in the...
Forum: On The Road... 06-11-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,503
Posted By Astrodokk
No one. The oil change service people did an...

No one. The oil change service people did an outstanding job. That's the first thing we looked at. There was not a drop of oil under the coach...nothing!
It rained heavily in Oregon on my way...
Forum: On The Road... 06-11-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,503
Posted By Astrodokk
Everything is fine!!!

Hi folks.

Thanks for your concerns. This is my report.

First of all, sorry for not posting until now. I've just returned home and am using my PC, because it's very difficult for me to get...
Forum: On The Road... 06-04-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,503
Posted By Astrodokk
Broke down south of Portland!

Yay!!!
Lost power and glided in!
Oil pressure light came on. Not good. Checked the oil level. Not registering.
Had a full service done yesterday as a precaution, now this.
Smelled burning oil...
Forum: On The Road... 06-03-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Astrodokk
I was told that the drive up the Oregon Coast is...

I was told that the drive up the Oregon Coast is amazing, and I've never done that, so I'm considering it instead of taking I-5 all the way up as I've done before.

Not sure of where I can stop but...
Forum: On The Road... 06-02-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Astrodokk
Going to Seattle from California

So I'm driving the rig to Seattle this weekend and will return in about a week. I usually take two days to drive each way, as I like to take it slow and smell the roses.

Since this '92 300LE TBI...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 06-02-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,495
Posted By Astrodokk
No, but I did take it out, and reversed the...

No, but I did take it out, and reversed the outermost wires and it works correctly now!
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-02-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,913
Posted By Astrodokk
Ok, so the answer I was seeking is that by...

Ok, so the answer I was seeking is that by replacing the K&N with a paper element will not change the engine dynamics very much, and will self adjust eventually.

It is just a drop in filter, so I...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-02-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,913
Posted By Astrodokk
Will paper air filter change dynamics of engine with K&N filter?

I removed my Banks Power air cleaner and found a very dirty looking filter in there. Then I realized that it's a K&N air filter and is probably dark from the oil used in it.

My old pal Ron used...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-01-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Astrodokk
Yes, it's a 12V TV/DVD combo. Just got the swing...

Yes, it's a 12V TV/DVD combo. Just got the swing mount today and still waiting on the TV. I'll post a pic of the install.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-31-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By Astrodokk
I live in Santa Rosa and travel to San Francisco...

I live in Santa Rosa and travel to San Francisco occasionally. With my other AS, I used to park across from Safeway at the Marina and walk to Chrissy Field and Ft. Point and back. I've heard that...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-30-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By Astrodokk
Memorial weekend 2016

Decided to take her west to the coast for some fresh air and seafood.

It took the curves like a champ and has power to spare! I really like this one better than my old '81 Excella 28" moho,...
Forum: Our Community 05-30-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 169,533
Posted By Astrodokk
US ARMY 1975-1996 Active only for 9 years...

US ARMY 1975-1996

Active only for 9 years during my 21 year tenure, from enlisted Quick Reaction Force to direct commission officer in 1980.

Left active duty from the 7th Infantry Division...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-30-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Astrodokk
Please enlighten me about Apple tv. What is...

Please enlighten me about Apple tv. What is that?

I know about BlueRay (it's the new type dvd) and I know about Direct or Dish (for satellite signals).

I'm not very techy so I just ordered a...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-29-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By Astrodokk
Ok I'll check that now. I'd like to be able to...

Ok I'll check that now. I'd like to be able to open that window without having bugs fly in. It's the one closest to the entry door.

By the way, I've seen the driver and passenger windows on...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-29-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By Astrodokk
I'll look again. This is on a '92 300LE...

I'll look again. This is on a '92 300LE motorhome, so it's the sliding type screen. It slides easy enough, but couldn't figure out how to pop it out of it's channel to replace the screen only.
...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-29-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Astrodokk
Yes, that's it, but holy moly, that price! I...

Yes, that's it, but holy moly, that price!

I think the existing part will have to do and I'll place a dowel in the rail as security.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-29-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By Astrodokk
How do you remove a screen frame to replace screen?

I didn't notice when I bought the rig that one of the screens is missing. Looks like they couldn't get in so they cut the screen neatly all along the frame and probably were able to get in through...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-29-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Astrodokk
Need the passenger side sliding glass latch

I didn't notice it when I bought it but the lock handle is there but the latch release part isn't. Where can I get a replacement? What is the proper name for these? I've searched and haven't found...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 05-28-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,495
Posted By Astrodokk
My control seems to be wired backwards for the UP...

My control seems to be wired backwards for the UP / DOWN portion. Would it be as simple as reversing the blue wire with the white, as seen in the photo above?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-28-2016, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Astrodokk
Uhhh, I don't have a favorite photo of you, so......

Uhhh, I don't have a favorite photo of you, so...

I guess an LCD will have to do. I looked into closing off the space with a door and installing a scissor mount with the tv onto it.

I'll...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-27-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Astrodokk
What to do with empty TV spaces?

I recently bought a 1992 300LE. Both the front and the bedroom tvs are missing. The PO had an Emerson LCD hooked up on the center table, but didn't include it in the rig.
So I'm considering at...
Forum: Airstream Registry Discussions 05-26-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By Astrodokk
Classic 300LE :: 1992 Airstream

Classic 300LE :: 1992 Airstream (2016-05-27 02:21:34)
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-25-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By Astrodokk
Ok, well I bought it and I've started a new...

Ok, well I bought it and I've started a new thread to blog my experiences in it. Thanks for the insight.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-25-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 416,353
Posted By Astrodokk
That is my 14 year old cat, Silver, and he was...

That is my 14 year old cat, Silver, and he was admiring the shiny new addition in my driveway. I think he approves.
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 05-25-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By Astrodokk
I haven't noticed. The doghouse seems to seal...

I haven't noticed. The doghouse seems to seal very well, and it has tons of insulation underneath it, so that probably helps with deadening the noise.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-25-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 416,353
Posted By Astrodokk
Dibs on this one from Sacramento. I drove my...

Dibs on this one from Sacramento. I drove my Jeep with a car trailer over there to pick it up and towed the Jeep ON the trailer with the 300LE on the way back. No issues whatsoever. This guy...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 05-23-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,307
Posted By Astrodokk
I took a turn too sharp and hit a fire hydrant...

I took a turn too sharp and hit a fire hydrant along the passenger rear wheel well. I backed up before it could do more damage. The noise it made backing up was worse than going forward.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-23-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By Astrodokk
Thank you for the welcome back! I'll get some...

Thank you for the welcome back!
I'll get some photos up soon. The previous owner was a nautical guy and he even had some red and green LEDs on board for port and starboard. I'm taking them out and...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 05-20-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By Astrodokk
I just bought a 1992 300LE that has the Banks...

I just bought a 1992 300LE that has the Banks System. Did they tell you why they stopped production? I'm very surprised to hear this.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-20-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By Astrodokk
1992 Airstream 300LE

Just took it home today. I had a 1981 Excella moho (on a 1979 P30 chassis) for 13 years. It had the twins and rear bath, for my two boys, but when they went off to college, I sold it. Missed the AS...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-06-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 416,353
Posted By Astrodokk
Seems that it's expired, so either it sold or no...

Seems that it's expired, so either it sold or no takers. He was asking $25,000 for it. Would that have been a good deal for a 1992 300LE? I'm interested in one of these, but I don't want to...
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