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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-10-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,139
Posted By silverhio
Sounds like just the temp sensor needs to be...

Sounds like just the temp sensor needs to be relocated. I have never done this but it can't be that difficult. Can you just make it longer and put the temp sensor outside the unit, not inside?

I...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-08-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,139
Posted By silverhio
While true that Dometic is not serviceable, this...

While true that Dometic is not serviceable, this does not mean it is not serviceable.
Check with an HVAC repair man. It does not have to be RV specific, they all work the same, and an AC guy will...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-01-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,018
Posted By silverhio
First, $350 is a great price. Is it a real...

First, $350 is a great price. Is it a real Dometic?

I have a used Penguin for sale at $500 (new shroud that is not broken, lol) since they go new for more than that…

As far as damage…. The...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 08-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,016
Posted By silverhio
So, after all that you have a door that is a...

So, after all that you have a door that is a little wonky? I wonder if brand new units off the line are more perfect or less.

Airline pilots say that a 40 year old jet flies better than a new...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-05-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,872
Posted By silverhio
I sometimes run engine at the pump, or I sit with...

I sometimes run engine at the pump, or I sit with it a few mins and let it idle while the turbo cools. Loose diesel is about as flammable as water, there is no vapor that can explode and there is no...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-05-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,872
Posted By silverhio
Yes, straight pipe run older diesels. Sorry, I...

Yes, straight pipe run older diesels. Sorry, I don't have to think in terms of these add-on things in the pipe.
Still ATF and motor oil are not good for all diesels, they are downright bad for some,...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-04-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,872
Posted By silverhio
ATF is OK, but will leave some ash in the...

ATF is OK, but will leave some ash in the cylinder. Just dont use it all the time. The 2 cycle engine oil is better, and many people use it with every tank.
The gas is a bigger problem for the...
Forum: On The Road... 07-31-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 15,535
Posted By silverhio
Yellowstone terribly disappointing. Neat...

Yellowstone terribly disappointing.
Neat water fountains and some golly-g things to see, but there is so much better things to see than this park. Drive through in a day or two then visit other...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 07-31-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,262
Posted By silverhio
I advise friends to get the smallest camper they...

I advise friends to get the smallest camper they can.
Big ones are great when parked, bad for driving.
I have friends who got biggest they could, but do not take it often because of the amount in...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-31-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,991
Posted By silverhio
Pay $400 or more for your rack, do not get a...

Pay $400 or more for your rack, do not get a cheap one if you intend to use it a lot.
Get a rack that holds the tires in a tray, not at the frame, just the tires.
Only get a 2 inch receiver, not...
Forum: Tires 07-31-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,868
Posted By silverhio
Hard to tell from the pics. Your trailer has...

Hard to tell from the pics. Your trailer has torsion axles? You can tell as there will be no leaf springs and no outward visible spring at all.
Torsion axles weakness is the hubs bending, and with...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-31-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By silverhio
Above is all good. If nothing then I ask,...

Above is all good.

If nothing then I ask, when you did renovation, did you tighten a screw on the pump itself?
There is a screw on Surflo (probably other brands too) pumps where you can adjust...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-30-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,724
Posted By silverhio
Sorry, Robert Cross, lol. A WDH is not a torsion...

Sorry, Robert Cross, lol. A WDH is not a torsion spring! Nor does it act like a torsion spring. It is a spring that acts much more like a leaf spring because most of them are basically one leaf. ...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-29-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,724
Posted By silverhio
How would airbags interfere with WD? The...

How would airbags interfere with WD?
The airbags increase the spring strength. WD would not know the difference of stronger springs or a combo of weak springs with airbag supplement. In the end...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-29-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,724
Posted By silverhio
Huge typo. I meant frame:axles, not body:frame. ...

Huge typo. I meant frame:axles, not body:frame.
changes below…
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-28-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,724
Posted By silverhio
The springs do one thing: suspend the truck body...

The springs do one thing: suspend the truck body above the truck frame.
Adding stiffer springs will allow you to keep the body suspended above the frame in your desired neutral position (same ride...
Forum: Tires 06-20-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,162
Posted By silverhio
If you want axle service, then OK is the place to...

If you want axle service, then OK is the place to do it. Because of the high farm population the result is high knowledge and practical application of trailer axle knowledge - much harder to find on...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-12-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By silverhio
The water put should not be able to contribute to...

The water put should not be able to contribute to the city water pressure in your camper (to make shower faster). The city water will come in at a higher pressure than the camper water pump...
Forum: Tires 06-09-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,162
Posted By silverhio
My story: I had cheap walmark tires and a...

My story:
I had cheap walmark tires and a crooked axle or crooked hub. The tire wore like that. I put on GY Endurance tires and after thousands of miles (20,000 or so)never saw the wear again on...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-28-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,127
Posted By silverhio
Too much argument here, little real info. I...

Too much argument here, little real info.

I appreciate people talking about their real life experience, but I wonder what the thread would look like if we took out those who have never used a WD...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-27-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,127
Posted By silverhio
Size of tow vehicle has nothing to do with...

Size of tow vehicle has nothing to do with trailer sway.
But a bigger vehicle will be less likely to be thrown around by a very small trailer swaying, until the trailer flips that is…
Small...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-26-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,127
Posted By silverhio
Well, the surge brakes on a U-Haul cannot be used...

Well, the surge brakes on a U-Haul cannot be used with WD hitch as that hitch would interfere with the operation of the surge brakes. The weight of the U-haul trailer pushes on a piston in the...
Forum: On The Road... 03-03-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,523
Posted By silverhio
I leave the WD hitch on. I have an 18 inch...

I leave the WD hitch on. I have an 18 inch extension also, and it is greasy.
I put a tennis ball on the ball for a 2 inch ball, so it is bright yellow, and I also tie a bright orange strap to it as...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 02-20-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,983
Posted By silverhio
I have to think "stolen". If it were never bolted...

I have to think "stolen". If it were never bolted in from the start then it should have fallen off at or near the dealership.
Curious, where are the scratches on the roof from where it slid,...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-19-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 36,872
Posted By silverhio
Ryobi 2200

Shulls, did you ever try this at a lower altitude?
I think I have almost the exact setup. Ryobi 2200/1800 inverter generator and a 1997 Penguin 13,000 or 13,500 unit.

I made a really nice front...
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