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Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-10-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Just a quick update on the Coleman versus the...

Just a quick update on the Coleman versus the Dometic. The new Low Profile Mach 15000 Coleman with drain pump that DOES work with the tube drain system is great. Not really much difference in noise...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-10-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,164
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Just about done!

Well, finished with the re-polishing and new windows on the 31' 1975 Excella 500. Tomorrow I get the 66 Caddy back with the engine rebuilt, Trans cooler, rear leveling system, etc. Just need to put a...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-25-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Just on the South Side of Raleigh, Capital City...

Just on the South Side of Raleigh, Capital City Customs. Dan Matthews is the owner. He does ALL my Airstream work, including the repolising I just had done, all new windows, other repairs and the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-18-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Meant to spell....."top mounted Fan"

Meant to spell....."top mounted Fan"
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-18-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Just had the Coleman 15k unit installed on the...

Just had the Coleman 15k unit installed on the Airstream. Top mounted fac so no squirrel cage. Works great. I have come to accet all a/c's make about the same amount of noise. BUT....Coleman does...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-27-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,879
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
They did not change the type of Aluminum used...

They did not change the type of Aluminum used until about 1981, so anything prior to that should have the same Aluminum and look great. I have a 1975, just had it stripped, sanded and repolished and...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-25-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
I had a Motorhome with 2 Dometic Penguin's. ...

I had a Motorhome with 2 Dometic Penguin's. Junk! Capacitors went out 2 times. Units went bad twice as well. In just over 3 years replaced both units, fortunately under warranty. High noise...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-23-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
There is a way to do it with the new Colemans I...

There is a way to do it with the new Colemans I just found out. (I had really bad luck with Dometic and wanted the new Coleman this time with the top mounted fan). I will post more when I have...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-11-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,164
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Thanks Kevin. It's in the shop now getting a...

Thanks Kevin. It's in the shop now getting a little engine work done. As it stands now it has more HP and more Torque than my 08 Tahoe so I am going to give it a try without changing the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-10-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,269
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
A.C Replacement

Has anyone had any experience wih the newer coleman top mounted fan 15k units? I am interested to know the noise factor inside.

Here is the link

Coleman Air Conditioner on Sale - PPL Motor...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-10-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,164
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
New Tow Vehicle

153055

Just got this 66 DeVille Conv to pull my 1975- 31' Excella. Looking forward to hitting the road.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 02-26-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,879
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
I thought about doing the job myself, but with...

I thought about doing the job myself, but with the lack of time due to working and my obvious lack of patience, I am having it professionally done. I'm not, however, having it re-clear coated. I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-27-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,164
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Imperial

Javier,

I am looking at a 67 Imperial to tow my 31' Excella (1975). Dry weight is 5000 and loaded maybe 5500-5700lbs. It has the 440 TNT Engine. I know the torque and HP are there. Since you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-27-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,164
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
1967 Chrysler Imperial

I am looking at ourchasing a 67 Chrysler Imperial with a 440 TNT engine. I have a 31' 1975 Excella 500, just under 5000lbs dry so maybe 5500lbs or so loaded. Love the car and want to see if you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-29-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 65,972
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Thanks Kevin

Yes...I also may have mis spoke. The 67-70 that I am looking for is basically a DeVille convertable and yes, it is rear wheel drive. I think the FWD would not be enough for a 31'
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-14-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 65,972
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Bintage Tow Car

I have a 31' Excella 500 (1975). I am looking at a 67 Cadillac Eldorado convertable as a tow vehicle. Has anyone had any experience with that vehicle? Thanks. Neil
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-17-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,919
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Dual Payne Windows

Mike - How did you fix your dual payne windows? I have a 75 Excella 500 and fogging between windows and would love to fix, or just make them single payne. I did the Vista's, but need to do all the...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 09-17-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Excella Dual Pane Windows

I have a 75 Excella 500 with Dual Payne windows. They are fogged between paynes. Can you remove the seal and take out the interior glass payne, put a new gasket in to fill the gap, clean the...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-22-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,578
Posted By RVGuyRaleigh
Propane Tanks - Locking Down

I store my 75 Airstream at a local storage facility. I am looking for a good way to lock down my propane tanks. Something other than the obvious chain through the handles and down around the frame....
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