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Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-27-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Finch
do you need 4x4?

do you need 4x4?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-27-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,221
Posted By Finch
the early dodge spring packs aren't that stiff, i...

the early dodge spring packs aren't that stiff, i think your 92 is a good size IMO. when you have it hooked up W/O bars how much does it squat past level? that would be the best way to see how your...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-25-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,107
Posted By Finch
lost several work trucks with 6.0's with less...

lost several work trucks with 6.0's with less then 8k on the clock...it's all luck on parts

edit: all were 06 and older
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-25-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,756
Posted By Finch
the carrier bearings in those transfer cases are...

the carrier bearings in those transfer cases are MASSIVE, and hard to brake. Since you cought the fluild lose quickly, you shouldnthave any problems
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-23-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,977
Posted By Finch
how much room is behind the water heater? what...

how much room is behind the water heater? what about trimming the tabs back so it is still level, and make a fascia to "fill the gap". thus having a level install, and keeping the curvature the same...
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 01-23-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 83,575
Posted By Finch
thanks ken, i bought my radio from HRO and been...

thanks ken, i bought my radio from HRO and been useing it for about a year now, but want to talk to others, not just my team. was wondering if there was any forum members down here.
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 01-23-2011, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Finch
how hard is it to get licensed? i out in San...

how hard is it to get licensed? i out in San Diego with a icom 208H (desert raceing/chase crew), but really want to do it the right way. Any advice?

Finch
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-16-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,499
Posted By Finch
that hose is not cut, it looks like the relaese...

that hose is not cut, it looks like the relaese side of the leveling actuator (to lower pressure). when working with 12 pumps, make sure they have some ventalation and decent wiring. the heads can...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-27-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,918
Posted By Finch
yes, it connects to the battery via the junction...

yes, it connects to the battery via the junction box (where the 7 way terminates) the charge line lead should be fused so there isnt a hot 12volt lead goin straight off the battery.

the battery...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-24-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,155
Posted By Finch
i used to work for a dealer here in San Diego...

i used to work for a dealer here in San Diego that carried airstreams. we had ALOT of people come through with tundra's and never had any issues towing, granted they were new units. but they were...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-07-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,088
Posted By Finch
im presuming you have a 7 pin from the factory...

im presuming you have a 7 pin from the factory already on the truck. if so, your truck is pre-wired for a brake controller. have one installed in your home town, these are a very straight forward...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-06-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By Finch
what about running a invertor in the TV to run a...

what about running a invertor in the TV to run a battery charger in the trailer
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-05-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,688
Posted By Finch
i'd go with a 750 kit, you can also adjust the...

i'd go with a 750 kit, you can also adjust the tension of the bars on the head also for different TW
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-28-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By Finch
they sell a compressed air fitting at walmart, so...

they sell a compressed air fitting at walmart, so you can blow the water out of the lines, just make sure to turn the regulator on you compressor way down (30 psi max) or you'll blow out a line. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-26-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,745
Posted By Finch
im just glad i have a 04 cummings, great milage...

im just glad i have a 04 cummings, great milage and no DPF. the 5.9 will pull your house AND you nieghbors with no problems (pulled 18k up the 8 in san diego at 60mph, no issues)
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-26-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,380
Posted By Finch
good post, though some interesting ways of...

good post, though some interesting ways of testing. like the TV must have the lowert numerical gear for the grade test. im not going to buy a truck to tow with a low gear (3.55), im going to get a...
Forum: Phone, CB & Ham Radio 12-22-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,746
Posted By Finch
it might be the magnetic field created by the CB...

it might be the magnetic field created by the CB causeing the momentum switch to miss-read, this activating the brakes full bore.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-22-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,892
Posted By Finch
why do you want a new diesel? i have a 2004 4x4...

why do you want a new diesel? i have a 2004 4x4 dodge with the cummins motor. she gets great milage, will pull any trailer up any grade with ease, and has the tightest turning circle of all the 3/4...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-19-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By Finch
whats she doing/not doing?

whats she doing/not doing?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-16-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By Finch
I always travel with tools:D good reason for a...

I always travel with tools:D good reason for a road trip



that sight is AWSOME! thanks for passing it on
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-16-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By Finch
search goes on

thanks for the tips Aage, after working for a couple years as a RV tech, i was factory trained by thor and AS, so i know a good portion of reworking them. so all labor will be done by myself. i guess...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-16-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By Finch
searching for an AS

im looking for really any model AS in the 25-28 foot range, cheaper the better. i plan on restoreing it so really as long as the body is in good shape. to save the rambleing as much as possible,...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-16-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,368
Posted By Finch
off topic, but not even the blue top? one store...

off topic, but not even the blue top? one store out here the blue tops (deep cycle) for 20or 30 more for the same foot print.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-15-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,368
Posted By Finch
check the voltage when you charge it, i have had...

check the voltage when you charge it, i have had acouple make various noises when over 14-15
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-15-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,959
Posted By Finch
a tahoe or suberban might be a good choice. My...

a tahoe or suberban might be a good choice. My dad 01 yukon XL gets 23 hwy, and tows very well.
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-14-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,024
Posted By Finch
let us know how it goes, i have a feeling there...

let us know how it goes, i have a feeling there are others interested as well
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-14-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,024
Posted By Finch
with one of these, Firestik AR1A - CB Antenna to...

with one of these, Firestik AR1A - CB Antenna to AM/FM Splitter - Electronics Superstore www.WalcottCB.com (http://www.walcottcb.com/firestik-ar1a-cb-antenna-to-amfm-splitter-p-221.html)

this...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-14-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,024
Posted By Finch
this might be off topic, but there are acouple CB...

this might be off topic, but there are acouple CB retailers that sell kits that allow you to use one antenna for the CB and AM/FM radio. tho it is a fibergalls antenna (3 foot) seem to work very...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-14-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By Finch
howdy from san diego

my name is riley, i was introduced to airstreams about 3 years ago through a local RV dealer. I do not have the privlage to own one yet, but i am looking to get a older model and restore her. ...
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