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Forum: General Motorhome Topics 01-12-2020, 10:41 AM
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Posted By 92landyacht
Wow, a new label. Man is that one hell of a...

Wow, a new label. Man is that one hell of a recall.;)
Curious about how many of you folks actually weigh your MH before each trip just to make sure you're not overloading them and violating some...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-04-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By 92landyacht
Yep, it's usually the easy things with those. ...

Yep, it's usually the easy things with those. I'd go to the web site I posted and pick up a manual for that genset. They have a listing posted somewhere and they do come in handy. No power...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-04-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By 92landyacht
Not sure since you never posted the model of the...

Not sure since you never posted the model of the generator but many Onan gensets will not keep running if they're not producing power. As soon as you let off the starter they'll stop.


Here's a...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-04-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By 92landyacht
That's OK, I'll just let them do it by machine. ...

That's OK, I'll just let them do it by machine. The Alcoa aluminum wheels are too precious for me to screw them up. If they screw them up I have some recourse.;)
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-03-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By 92landyacht
All the valves on my LY are 1/4 turn valves but...

All the valves on my LY are 1/4 turn valves but I'm sure, even if you have standard valves, the procedure is the same to bypass the water heater and than drain the tank.


I don't have a washing...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-02-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By 92landyacht
Actually I will have to remove the wheels since...

Actually I will have to remove the wheels since the "big nut" is under the center cover of the wheels and the lugs hold that cover in place. I have the Alcoa wheels. Taking the wheels off is no...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By 92landyacht
From everything I've read so far, it gets its...

From everything I've read so far, it gets its lubricant from the gear oil that's in the differential. Someone correct me if I'm wrong. My plan is to use just a small amount of gear oil to lube the...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-02-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By 92landyacht
I did take a look at your posts and found these...

I did take a look at your posts and found these two pics that clearly shows the axle.


https://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=337652&thumb=1&d=1554733148

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Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-02-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By 92landyacht
Yep, forgot to mention that it's a GM P30 based...

Yep, forgot to mention that it's a GM P30 based chassis. Good to hear that it just slides in. Was worried that it was going to be a huge struggle to get things to align back up again. The...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-01-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By 92landyacht
Need help with rear rotor replacement

Planning on doing a rear brake overhaul over the winter. Already did the fronts with new rotors, calipers and soft hoses. The rears are due now and plan on doing the same for them. The rears are...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-08-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By 92landyacht
Looks like wood rot for sure. I'd be looking for...

Looks like wood rot for sure. I'd be looking for any leaks as well.
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-23-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By 92landyacht
Yep, that filter seems to be the one that so many...

Yep, that filter seems to be the one that so many forget to replace. I do mine annually.
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By 92landyacht
In case anyone out there needs to know, the...

In case anyone out there needs to know, the correct replacement is:


Pentair Everpure model EV959201 ADC Quick Change.


Same filter that works in the QC-2 model also works in the QL-2 and...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-11-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By 92landyacht
Need help with everpure filter replacement

I have a 1992 AS LY with an Everpure QC2 filter head. I never came with the original filter so I've been trying to find out what filter fits it. I did use an Omnipure ELF-1M filter. I did fit and...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 607
Posted By 92landyacht
Dash AC condenser fan switch

I'm getting the Dash A/C working on my 1992 AS P30 based 36' Land Yacht. All new O-rings are installed and the system was drawn down to -30psi vacuum. It held vacuum for several days while waiting...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By 92landyacht
Not sure if I need one still but I did get a...

Not sure if I need one still but I did get a response from AS on a replacement condenser. Basically a you're SOL from us. See if a GM dealer can help. Unit too old for us to have records on.

...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 07-31-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,276
Posted By 92landyacht
Ummm guys, that original post was back in 2003.;)

Ummm guys, that original post was back in 2003.;)
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 07-31-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By 92landyacht
Why not contact AS directly?

Why not contact AS directly?
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-31-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By 92landyacht
OK, system reassembled using the original...

OK, system reassembled using the original condenser. New drier and all O-rings installed after a complete system flush. Pulled a vacuum of ~-28psi. Ran the vacuum pump for over an hour. Waited to...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 07-29-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By 92landyacht
Was wondering why this isn't a warranty covered...

Was wondering why this isn't a warranty covered issue since it's a 2019 model.


Nice to see that AS is watching this forum.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-29-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By 92landyacht
Not sure if it's relevant but on my 1992 LY 36...

Not sure if it's relevant but on my 1992 LY 36 footer the valves are under the bed. I have to remove the street side drawer to access the valves. There's three valves. You open all three and open...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-29-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By 92landyacht
Thanks for the input guys. As stated earlier,...

Thanks for the input guys. As stated earlier, I'm betting on the condenser being bad since there's a pronounced wet oil streak down the front of the condenser right where the fan housing intersects...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-27-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,339
Posted By 92landyacht
OK, so you say you have 118 with generator but is...

OK, so you say you have 118 with generator but is that 118 with the suspect AC on or off. If it's when off, than it's not while the generator is loaded down. Volts may drop off when loaded down. ...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 07-27-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By 92landyacht
My steps did the same thing and it required me to...

My steps did the same thing and it required me to replace some rubber components in the drive mechanism. Not sure that your problem is the same as mine, as my steps are the original steps, but the...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-27-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,339
Posted By 92landyacht
Wont do a lot for troubleshooting the generator...

Wont do a lot for troubleshooting the generator issue though.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-26-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,339
Posted By 92landyacht
Welcome to the world of owning an RV. Seems like...

Welcome to the world of owning an RV. Seems like there's always something to do or buy.;)
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-26-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,339
Posted By 92landyacht
Turning that on or off will have no effect. You...

Turning that on or off will have no effect. You need to still verify voltage and current on that line. You'll need a digital multi-meter that has a current sensing clamp. You can pick them up...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 07-26-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,339
Posted By 92landyacht
Make sure that the generator is putting out the...

Make sure that the generator is putting out the correct voltage. Low voltage can cause the AC to run less efficiently and use more current. Many AC's have a low voltage alarm but not all.


When...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-26-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By 92landyacht
Might want to start by letting us know what model...

Might want to start by letting us know what model generator. On my 92 LY I have an Onan Marquis 7000 NHM generator. The fuel pump is only accessible by dropping the generator down. More than...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-25-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By 92landyacht
Need dash AC condenser

My 1992 AS Land Yacht 36' motorhome on a P30 chassis had no AC last time I ran it. I get air but no cold air. I checked the pressures and it seems to be very low on Freon. On inspection I think...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-20-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,644
Posted By 92landyacht
Just curious if anyone has tried filling their...

Just curious if anyone has tried filling their black tan and then pouring in some Ridex. Seems like the emulsification process would loosen any caked on debris just the same way as it would break...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By 92landyacht
Ordered the Vulkem 116 today from Amazon Prime. ...

Ordered the Vulkem 116 today from Amazon Prime. Should arrive by Tuesday.


Once the valve rebuild kits arrive and the Vulkem arrives, I'll be ready for the re-installation of the drain system. ...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 07-19-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By 92landyacht
As bkahler stated, I would start by making sure...

As bkahler stated, I would start by making sure you have compressed air. Do you hear the compressor when you turn the key on? If not, than you need to find out why the compressor isn't turning on....
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-19-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By 92landyacht
Looks like AS did use some form of sealant as...

Looks like AS did use some form of sealant as both of the adapters that I pulled out of the tanks did have some form of gray coating on them. Since the tanks are nylon and not very compressible I'd...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-18-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By 92landyacht
Replacing black/gray tank adapters

I'm replacing the two gray and black water tank adapters since they started to crack and leak. The remainder (valves and pipes) are still in good working order. I ordered the two tank adapters from...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-23-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By 92landyacht
UGH! New problem. Broken drain pipe fitting

Getting the ole girl ready for a 4th of July trip and discovered that the drain line going into the grey holding tank (feeds shower and kitchen) is broken right at the tank inlet. Thinking that AS...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-21-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By 92landyacht
The one that located inside the water pump is not...

The one that located inside the water pump is not the one I'm looking for. It prevents water from backing up into the tank when the pump is turned off. I need the one that prevents water from...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-21-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By 92landyacht
Any idea where the regulator would be? I've...

Any idea where the regulator would be? I've checked under the bed where the fresh water pump and holding tank is but couldn't find it there. I'll have to check when I get home but there are some...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-19-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By 92landyacht
Need to find fresh water check valve

I was getting the RV ready for a trip. Flushed all the pink anti freeze out of the system using the city water fresh water connection. After disconnecting it I found I had a small amount of water...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-22-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By 92landyacht
My 36' LY with a 454 routinely runs above center...

My 36' LY with a 454 routinely runs above center and will approach the red area on the gauge on hot days. This is especially true if I'm climbing inclines. It was much worse until I replace the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-22-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By 92landyacht
Yep, you'll have to drop the generator to service...

Yep, you'll have to drop the generator to service the plugs. I know it sounds strange but it's true. The Marquis 7000 and 5000 both have housings that completely cover the generator. The only way...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-03-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By 92landyacht
Hope they didn't charge you for the second switch...

Hope they didn't charge you for the second switch and module. Seems kind of like they were just shotgunning the repair instead of trouble shooting it.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-21-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By 92landyacht
Should be plenty out there rebuilt. I believe...

Should be plenty out there rebuilt. I believe you need a turbo from a 1981 6BD1T engine. I think the Isuzu NPR of that era had it.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-19-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By 92landyacht
Watch your corners as the rear tends to swing...

Watch your corners as the rear tends to swing wide. I have a 36'er with tag axles and seem to have some but not as much as you would think on a 36'er.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-17-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 88,588
Posted By 92landyacht
Look for glues designed for plastics. JB weld...

Look for glues designed for plastics. JB weld has one that will work well with polyethylene.


https://www.jbweld.com/products/plastic-bonder-syringe
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-16-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,691
Posted By 92landyacht
The 480c can shut down at any pressure within...

The 480c can shut down at any pressure within it's operating range. The compressor alone doesn't determine the final pressures. You need a pressure sensor and switch assembly along with a check...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,691
Posted By 92landyacht
I'm also a Viair fan. They work well, are cost...

I'm also a Viair fan. They work well, are cost friendly and the newest model (480C) is a complete beast in a compact size. It's rated at 200psi and 100% duty cycle at 100psi. 50% duty cycle at...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-15-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,387
Posted By 92landyacht
In my neighborhood we don't have mice. I have a...

In my neighborhood we don't have mice. I have a HUGE out door neutered feral cat and the only thing living needs to be big enough or fast enough to survive.;) Have caught some pretty good sized...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-15-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,304
Posted By 92landyacht
Really comes down to how much you're willing to...

Really comes down to how much you're willing to spend. In my opinion, once you get out of the high end tires like Michelin, their all pretty much the same. I use the Samson GL283A tires on my 1992...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By 92landyacht
2018 trailer. What a shame

Saw this on CL today. Man this kills me to see it. Anyone think it's even repairable?


https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/rvs/d/collegedale-2018-airstream/6813559215.html
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