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Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-06-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By texascanuk
I got it working, the old wall amplifier was not...

I got it working, the old wall amplifier was not letting the signal through. Threw that out and am using the new amplifier that came with the King Jack. My other issue was the wiring problem in the...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-06-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By texascanuk
Here is the first connector. I removed the...

Here is the first connector. I removed the inside trim from the front fan and can see it right below the antenna base next to the shaft. It looks a little corroded or just covered with white...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-06-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By texascanuk
This was supposed to upload, it shows a splitter...

This was supposed to upload, it shows a splitter and a VCR before the TV Jack. I need to find this in a cabinet.357324
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-05-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By texascanuk
Coaxial cable 1991

I've never gotten my television to work off of the antenna in our 1991 exella 34ft since I've owned it the last 9 years. I have replaced the bat wing with a King Jack and am using the king jack...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-22-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By texascanuk
I have to finish tracking down the source of the...

I have to finish tracking down the source of the leaks and fix two more spots in the floor that are weak, one in front of the sink where you stand and the other one at the water heater. I found a...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-22-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By texascanuk
Thanks Steve and Perryg114, you guys are pretty...

Thanks Steve and Perryg114, you guys are pretty knowledgeable on this topic and the thread is great but I read it in bed for an hour on the tablet and only got 1/2 way through it. For some reason...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-15-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By texascanuk
floor patch

I cleaned up this damage at the back corner of our '91 34ft and removed plywood all the way back to the screws just past the cubby door opening. What is the best way to configure my replacement...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-02-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By texascanuk
Thanks SailorSam, I found that site as part of...

Thanks SailorSam, I found that site as part of my research and was also looking at the AquaTank2 for bringing back fresh water while boondocking. I favor these collapsible options for their stowage...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-01-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By texascanuk
No response eh? I plan on using a macerator to...

No response eh? I plan on using a macerator to transfer the black and grey tanks to a bladder in the back of the truck. They look simple as long as all the connections are secure. I don't have it...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-24-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By texascanuk
Check to see where the condensation goes. My...

Check to see where the condensation goes. My Original Brisk 1 does not use the drain tube and just runs down the outside of the trailer. Thinking that if I ever have to replace it and find one that...
Forum: Awnings 06-06-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By texascanuk
I had problems with the weight of the exhaust...

I had problems with the weight of the exhaust tube and it wouldn't roll up very well. I replaced bent section in the original tube and reinstalled it. Happier with the roll up now, although it took...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-16-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By texascanuk
range / stove hood vent

The flap has come off of the stove vent that exhausts air from the range hood. It seems to be some kind of heavy tape and there are two of the flaps. An outer and an inner. The inside one is still...
Forum: Axles 05-25-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By texascanuk
Ok, I might have to resort to cutting the head...

Ok, I might have to resort to cutting the head off the bolt and hammering it through.
Forum: Axles 05-24-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By texascanuk
Removing bolts for axles. 1991

I am having trouble breaking free the bolts holding the axles in place on my 1991 34ft excella. Presoaked the nut twice with penetrant. I've tried heating the nut with a propane torch and then...
Forum: Awnings 06-12-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By texascanuk
I just replaced the entire length of awning with...

I just replaced the entire length of awning with a 3" exhaust tubing. Turned out great but it wouldn't wind up. I had to give it 12 extra turns of tension on the spring to get it to pull itself....
Forum: Awnings 05-29-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By texascanuk
I was thinking of going that direction too. The...

I was thinking of going that direction too. The local auto parts store has 10ft sections of 3 inch OD exhaust tubing for 50 bucks. I was going to weld them together to get the length I needed....
Forum: Tires 05-24-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,455
Posted By texascanuk
Mine lasted 6.5 years, shopping for more now

Mine lasted 6.5 years, shopping for more now
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-16-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
I ended up driving to the local Airstream dealer...

I ended up driving to the local Airstream dealer 60 miles away (I wanted to take my motorcycle out anyway) and I got a tube of Sikaflex 221 Gray. It worked well and overall was worth the expense of...
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-14-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
I can't find either of those locally and I want...

I can't find either of those locally and I want to reassemble tomorrow. I'm thinking of a polyurethane product from Home Depot.
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-12-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
Ready for reassembly. I need some sealant between...

Ready for reassembly. I need some sealant between handle and body. What?
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-10-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
285200

285200
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-10-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
I got the wall apart. 1/8 rivets everywhere. I...

I got the wall apart. 1/8 rivets everywhere. I removed the window frame and the rivets from floor to top of window also
had to remove rivets to release door Trim. Behind the door trim are more 1/8...
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-05-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
Pic284796 of my 91 handle

Pic284796 of my 91 handle
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-05-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
Thanks for the pic David. Mine is the same, but...

Thanks for the pic David. Mine is the same, but there are lots of rivets to drill out to get the panels off of the inside wall. The panel looks wedged between the door frame and a window a foot away.
Forum: Doors & Locks 05-04-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,059
Posted By texascanuk
My locksmith told me to day that I would have to...

My locksmith told me to day that I would have to take the handle off the trailer in order for him to make a new key for the schlage. I'm trying to avoid having to take the wall part on the inside Any...
Forum: Awnings 04-18-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By texascanuk
It will add about 14 lbs to it but it will be...

It will add about 14 lbs to it but it will be stronger. Price is the big kicker. $45 vs $700 just for the tube from Zip Dee.
Forum: Awnings 04-17-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By texascanuk
Awning Tube Replacement Source

The Zip Dee awning is a 3" tube of 18 gauge galvanized steel on my AS. Mine is bent and creased near the center so it is unrecoverable. My local metal shop has 24ft lengths of 14 gauge tubing for...
Forum: Doors & Locks 04-16-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By texascanuk
Is your deadbolt mounted on the body at the top...

Is your deadbolt mounted on the body at the top of a handle or is it in the door. On my '91 its part of the handle by the door. I'm not sure I can find an electronic lock that will replace it?
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-03-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,817
Posted By texascanuk
I checked with my local distributor. Most of the...

I checked with my local distributor. Most of the Truma products are not available aftermarket due to their high quality...this is the reply that I got

"HI JAMES- UNFORTUNATELY, THE COMBI IS NOT A...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-31-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,817
Posted By texascanuk
Truma combi furnace and hot water combination...

Truma combi furnace and hot water combination specs at 90% efficiency. Has anyone installed one??

https://www.truma.com/us/en/press-events/truma-combi.php
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-13-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By texascanuk
Dometic RM3820 Door Panels

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Oak Door Panels from the Refrigerator in my '91 Excella. Main...
Forum: Doors & Locks 02-19-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,099
Posted By texascanuk
MIXTER, any updates to this thread....

MIXTER, any updates to this thread. Outofdoorsmart has good prices and maybe if the whole latch was purchased as a complete part it would be cheaper than parting out.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-01-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,696
Posted By texascanuk
The pan is screwed on like the other sides. If...

The pan is screwed on like the other sides. If you look at the pictures you'll see one looking at the grey water valve area. You can see the trailer frame has a L shape that the pan lip rested on....
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-29-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,696
Posted By texascanuk
I was wrestling with the valves and discharge...

I was wrestling with the valves and discharge tubing last night and could not get it to fit. I realized that the grey water tank had sagged and put it out of plane with the black water tank. I...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-26-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,567
Posted By texascanuk
I don't know if there are any down in the...

I don't know if there are any down in the "valley" but in the Hill country there is a buisness that I've passed a few times and they've always got quite a few projects in the yard.

Vintage...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-25-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,696
Posted By texascanuk
how about this link, the first one worked on my...

how about this link, the first one worked on my computer, of course I have full privileges to my own onedrive...so it's hard to troubleshoot.
...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 07-25-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,696
Posted By texascanuk
'91 Waste Tank Pan removed and Black Water Flush Valve Pictures

Let me start by saying, this looks like a worse job than it is. Many forum users had complained about removing rusted and broken bolts that hold the pan below the grey and black water tanks but mine...
Forum: Axles 06-07-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By texascanuk
If you could find a parking lot with speed bumps...

If you could find a parking lot with speed bumps that might help evaluate the effectiveness of the axle. Here's what my '91 with original axles does over speed bumps: as each axle hits the bump it...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By texascanuk
I can't add a picture right now, but I got the...

I can't add a picture right now, but I got the cover off the street side and the plumbing and valves are clearly visible. The grey water valve is more recessed to the left but the black is...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-31-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By texascanuk
Thanks, I was thinking after I posted that the...

Thanks, I was thinking after I posted that the wide angle camera will create distortion and could account for the pipes appearing out of level i.e. the center appearing closer to the camera than the...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-31-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By texascanuk
Check the Forum section about toilets, they are...

Check the Forum section about toilets, they are fairly simple. Mine is a Majic IV and has a cover on the front that pops off revealing two bolts, one on each side. Once those bolts are removed and...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-30-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By texascanuk
Mr DBJ216, From the picts it looks like the...

Mr DBJ216, From the picts it looks like the assembly is not horizontal from grey to black tanks. Is it? If it was could I pre-glue the parts on the garage floor to make sure they were all straight...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-30-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,864
Posted By texascanuk
I would like to know what the additional length...

I would like to know what the additional length will be if I add the Thetford to Valterra adaptor plus the Valterra twist on valve. Could you give it a quick measure please? Looking at your pics, I...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-30-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By texascanuk
I'm not sure if my '91 is the same or not, but...

I'm not sure if my '91 is the same or not, but the rods are extensions that screw into the original valve handle position and the "T handle" again screws into the end of the rod. If you can see...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-07-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,315
Posted By texascanuk
Hey MoFlash the internet sure has made it easy...

Hey MoFlash the internet sure has made it easy for someone like you to run around making fun of others.

The point I'm making is that if this guys rig is near or at his max limit he will benefit...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By texascanuk
I'm envisioning something that telescopes up like...

I'm envisioning something that telescopes up like the x230 for towing and back down horizontal for solo. I don't have room or equipment to build one just dreaming. Maybe if the Aeorlid would go past...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-04-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By texascanuk
here's what they look like, I couldn't get the...

here's what they look like, I couldn't get the pics in with my phone.

http://paulmaranda.com/wp-content/gallery/x230/P1010058.JPG
...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-04-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,315
Posted By texascanuk
Upgrade your shocks and get either a ProPride or...

Upgrade your shocks and get either a ProPride or Hensley hitch and you'll have a good rig.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-04-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By texascanuk
Maranda X230 shell

These look cool. Anyone have one? In order to cut down the drag there's more to address.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-04-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,595
Posted By texascanuk
My '91 34 foot would have it's way with a 1/2 ton...

My '91 34 foot would have it's way with a 1/2 ton but my '06 Ram long box 3/4 handles it better. I was thinking that a 1 ton would be even better but instead upgraded the shocks and got a Hensley...
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