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Forum: 2016 - Current International 01-22-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,799
Posted By Roger S
Urge that you don't use any lubricant - such as...

Urge that you don't use any lubricant - such as gasoline or similar - as it will only collect dirt. And, some solvents will damage the rubber. Clean the seals and the glass, and install a set of...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 11-29-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,153
Posted By Roger S
The window openers shown in this post are a bit...

The window openers shown in this post are a bit more difficult to install than the original WindowPoppers from seeyoudowntheroad.com. Since they are aluminum and anchor in two places, I'd be a bit...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 11-29-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,799
Posted By Roger S
I urge that you don't use any lubricant or...

I urge that you don't use any lubricant or sealant on the window seals. Either of these will cause them to stick, collect dust and road dirt, and not seal. And using a credit card, spatula, or knife...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-07-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,351
Posted By Roger S
When we bought our first Airstream - a 20' Flying...

When we bought our first Airstream - a 20' Flying Cloud, we had to push it up a 40' hill - on a concrete slab we poured - and through a rather tight gate. I fabricated a front hitch for my Jeep...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 02-04-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Roger S
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-15-2019, 08:31 AM
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Views: 109
Posted By Roger S
2012 Airstream Flying Cloud 27 - California

Title: 2012 Airstream Flying Cloud 27 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

2012 FB Flying Cloud, excellent condition with many extra features. Has always been stored...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 07-31-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,713
Posted By Roger S
That is your fresh water tank overflow opening....

That is your fresh water tank overflow opening. If you are connected to city water and you are getting water out of that opening, there is a good probability that the check valve at your pump is not...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-29-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By Roger S
2012 Airstream Flying Cloud 27 - California

Title: 2012 Airstream Flying Cloud 27 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

2012 27’ FB Flying Cloud, excellent condition with many extra features. Has always been...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-08-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,486
Posted By Roger S
Featherbedder... The electromagnetic coils will...

Featherbedder... The electromagnetic coils will get hot, but would most likely not "fry." They are designed to take the batteries' load, and the batteries would run down before the coils were...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-06-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,486
Posted By Roger S
On page2 of this post I replied and referenced an...

On page2 of this post I replied and referenced an article I wrote for Airstream Life (Sep 2015) in which I did a ton of research with trailer manufacturers, the California Highway Patrol, DMV, brake...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-24-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,486
Posted By Roger S
I wrote a detailed article for the Sept 2015...

I wrote a detailed article for the Sept 2015 issue of Airstream Life that explains the ins and outs of breakaway switch safety. Some highlights to consider:
1) Do NOT weave breakaway cable through...
Forum: Tires 09-03-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,313
Posted By Roger S
Goodyear Marathons are scary! We just returned...

Goodyear Marathons are scary! We just returned from a trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota (we live in CA) in our 2007 20' Safari. On the way up, a GM on our friend's trailer came apart (65 mph on...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-03-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,219
Posted By Roger S
We also have to get our 20' Safari up a hill, but...

We also have to get our 20' Safari up a hill, but to make the job easier, we PUSH it up. I made a hitch that bolts to the front tow hook locations on our 2004 Jeep. Have not checked trans temp, but...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-02-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,503
Posted By Roger S
Why no accumulator?

Our new 20' Safari did not come equipped with an accumulator. There was plenty of room to add a ShurFlo accumulator right next to the ShurFlor water pump and the installation was quick and easy (just...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-15-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By Roger S
Just wanted to follow up on my original post. We...

Just wanted to follow up on my original post. We took ownership of our new 20' Safari two weeks ago and found our Grand Cherokee (V8) to be just fine. No problem handling or with sway. Sufficient...
Forum: 2007 Safari SE 04-02-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,152
Posted By Roger S
One suggestion that might be less expensive, is...

One suggestion that might be less expensive, is to consider changing out the AC for an 11,000 BTU system (which your 2400 generator will probably handle). The ACs are about half the price of the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-23-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By Roger S
Thanks to all for the supportive information. ...

Thanks to all for the supportive information.

Jim: your 25' Safari is double-axle whereas the new 20' is single. Other than UHauls, I've not experienced twin axle on a house trailer. Any thoughts...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-23-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By Roger S
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 and a 20' Safari?

These forums are great and very helpful. I posted this question in one of the other threads, but thought I better open it to a larger audience. Anyone have input or suggestions on towing a new 20'...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-21-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,891
Posted By Roger S
ljmii - thanks for the rich response. We do have...

ljmii - thanks for the rich response. We do have a class IV on our Cherokee. We've been towing a Casita but it's 2/3 the weight of the 20'er. We don't usually pack a lot but clearly, it can (will)...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-20-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,891
Posted By Roger S
While on the subject of tow vehicles, we're...

While on the subject of tow vehicles, we're thinking of putting a 20' Safari behind a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8. Any thoughts on this combination?
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