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Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-20-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By jfowler218
I have similar crack. What is sikaflex?

I have similar crack. What is sikaflex?
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-21-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By jfowler218
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-21-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By jfowler218
Thanks for the info. Is the pan mounted using...

Thanks for the info. Is the pan mounted using screws or rivets?
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-21-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By jfowler218
Holding tank drain valves

Is it necessary to remove the belly pan to replace black and gray water valves?
Forum: On The Road... 02-24-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By jfowler218
Great drive but DONOT take your airstream.

Great drive but DONOT take your airstream.
Forum: On The Road... 03-03-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,156
Posted By jfowler218
There is a nice RV Park on the edge of town.

There is a nice RV Park on the edge of town.
Forum: Shocks 02-24-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,407
Posted By jfowler218
Hobo herb read your 2013 post about changing...

Hobo herb read your 2013 post about changing shocks on a Classic. Was is a difficult job. Want to change mine but have heard several horror stories about difficulty.


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Forum: On The Road... 02-03-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By jfowler218
Road Trip

Has anyone driven US Highway 20 coast to coast? It runs from Newport Oregon to Boston, the longest US highway.


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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-06-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,659
Posted By jfowler218
I put a spot weld on mine. It broke on first use...

I put a spot weld on mine. It broke on first use which was fine because now the weld spot acts as a stopper to align the sleeve. I can use either size receiver
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-07-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,524
Posted By jfowler218
While diesel engines produce a lot of nasty stuff...

While diesel engines produce a lot of nasty stuff to make only a very small amount of carbon monoxide.
Forum: On The Road... 02-18-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By jfowler218
Maybe a front mounted receiver on your TV could...

Maybe a front mounted receiver on your TV could solve the problem. I have hauled bicycles this way.
Forum: On The Road... 01-22-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,592
Posted By jfowler218
In 2012 we drove Camadian Hwy 1 Vancouver to...

In 2012 we drove Camadian Hwy 1 Vancouver to Halifax then spent 21/2 months touring the Maritime provinces. A really great trip. Four months and 16,000 miles.
Forum: Doors & Locks 12-13-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,778
Posted By jfowler218
After tapping the hinge pin down on my 06 Classic...

After tapping the hinge pin down on my 06 Classic about twenty times I took it to Rod at C&J Trailer in LA. He tapped it down again then drilled th door hinge and pin. Installed a river and it has...
Forum: On The Road... 08-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 30,531
Posted By jfowler218
Never checked but I assume the SJ Islands are a...

Never checked but I assume the SJ Islands are a part of WA state.WA seems to be a tax hungry state. You might want to check.


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Forum: On The Road... 06-25-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,579
Posted By jfowler218
Try one of the many Ivar's. Each one has a...

Try one of the many Ivar's. Each one has a specialty.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-02-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By jfowler218
You can buy the correct paint from your airstream...

You can buy the correct paint from your airstream dealer.
Forum: Doors & Locks 12-13-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,830
Posted By jfowler218
RV Lock

Has any one tried the remote controlled lock advertised in the current in issue of Trailer Life?
Forum: Shocks 09-21-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,765
Posted By jfowler218
Shock Absorbers

Is there an average lifetime ( miles or age)for A/S shocks. Is it best to replace them periodically or just wait for signs of leakage?
Forum: Winter Living 09-21-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,158
Posted By jfowler218
Trailer chains in snow and ice?

I'm sure this has been discussed in the past but it is a new problem for me.
During winter weather does a trailer need tire chains along with the TV?
Forum: On The Road... 08-05-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By jfowler218
Well I bought an "AutoDashMount unit." $23.00...

Well I bought an "AutoDashMount unit." $23.00 from a company called Accessory Power in Westlake Village, CA. It is
just what I need.
Thanks for all of your input.
Forum: On The Road... 08-03-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By jfowler218
Wow!! Thanks for all of the ideas. I will post...

Wow!! Thanks for all of the ideas. I will post with what I go with.
Forum: On The Road... 08-02-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By jfowler218
tire pressure monitoring

Recently I purchased the Pressure Pro monitoring system and like it very much but for one thing. I cannot find a dashboard mount for it. Does anyone have a suggestion? Their visor clip will not work...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-13-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By jfowler218
Water heater slow to rewarm water

I usually shower first in the morning and my wife follows an hour or so later. She complains there is only luke warm water available. We have tried using both gas and electric to heat the water....
Forum: Roof 04-14-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By jfowler218
A/S Roof

Why is the roof on newer A/S painted white? Is it paint or some other substance? When did this practice start?
Forum: Winter Living 09-20-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,434
Posted By jfowler218
Key West in Winter

I plan a trip to Key West in late November and early December. Will I be able to find an RV Park with space?
Forum: On The Road... 08-08-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,919
Posted By jfowler218
Tire pressure monitors

I know this subject has been discussed earlier but I would like to hear the latest thoughts.
Is there a brand that is really the best? I have heard of Pressure Pro and N Vision but no others? Any...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 06-26-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By jfowler218
We had the couch in our 2007 Classic Ltd redone...

We had the couch in our 2007 Classic Ltd redone in Ultra leather. We love it. You could ask Rod at C&G Trailer how much material was used.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 04-20-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,613
Posted By jfowler218
Fresh water tank fill

I have a 2007 31' Classic Ltd. When I try to fill the fresh water tank the water immediately backs up and spews out of the filler spout. I took it to Rod at C&G Trailer in Bellflower CA and he...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-06-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,446
Posted By jfowler218
I sold it for $200.00.

I sold it for $200.00.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-05-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By jfowler218
Andy & Roadtoaster Today I took my trailere to...

Andy & Roadtoaster
Today I took my trailere to Rod at C&G Trailer snf he confirmed what you say. A delay of abot 1/2 second is normal. Thanks for your input.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-02-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By jfowler218
Disk Brakes

Recently I purchased a new 07 model Classic Ltd. 31'. Love it. This is my first experience with disk brakes on a trailer. They stop every thing real fast which I like. My question is this, when I...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-02-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,446
Posted By jfowler218
Dinette value

We purchased a new 07 model 31' Classic Ltd. Now my wife wants to do some remodeling. She wants to remove the dinette and replace it with a table and chairs. No major problems with the remodel but I...
Forum: On The Road... 12-22-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By jfowler218
We drove the Cassair 2004 then again this past...

We drove the Cassair 2004 then again this past spring. The improvement since 2004 is remarkable. Not much gravel and smooth all of the way. You will love it. Recommended speed is 45mph for safety and...
Forum: Full-Timing 12-22-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,134
Posted By jfowler218
I have been staying in LV quite a lot lately and...

I have been staying in LV quite a lot lately and have not found anything in the $20.00 range. Around $35 is the lowest I have seen.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-01-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,056
Posted By jfowler218
I put them on my truck for a trip to Alaska...

I put them on my truck for a trip to Alaska because the advertisement said the deer would raise theri head when they hear the whistle. In 13,000 miles of travel not one deer raised it's head but I...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 02-10-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,955
Posted By jfowler218
Dealers

Be wary of Sky River in Paso Robles. Sales and service leave things to be desired.
Forum: On The Road... 02-02-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By jfowler218
Smile Airstream Berets

I have four circa 1960 authentic berets two wool(I think) and two cotton. All are in very good condition.
They are free to someone who would appreciate them. You figure out how to get them to you at...
Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By jfowler218
Tire Presssure Monitor

Does anyone have experience with tire pressure moniters for Travel Trailers? I have read about Pressure Pro but want more information before buying anything.
Forum: On The Road... 01-01-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By jfowler218
Thanks to all for the good advice. Russell- Hope...

Thanks to all for the good advice. Russell- Hope to see you in AK.
Forum: On The Road... 12-26-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By jfowler218
British Columbia & Alaska In April

I plan to tow the Safari in April 2008. Does anyone know if I will find RV parks open that early in the season?
Forum: Axles 12-22-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,615
Posted By jfowler218
Never use a punch or chisel to seat a bearing. A...

Never use a punch or chisel to seat a bearing. A properly installed bearing should never spin but it should creep!! very slowly. Loctite can be acceptable in some applications. If you do not properly...
Forum: On The Road... 03-16-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By jfowler218
Moss Landing

This is a fairly nice park so far a amenities are concerned but the people that run it have zero customer service abilities and have absolutly no concern for the the people who stay with them. Find...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-09-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,102
Posted By jfowler218
Hot Water

Aside from having a lot of unwanted cold water how do you know when it is time to replace the heating unit (anode?) in a water heater?
Forum: On The Road... 08-14-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,499
Posted By jfowler218
We went to Alaska in 2005 in our 25' Safari. It...

We went to Alaska in 2005 in our 25' Safari. It was our greatest adventure. Of all the advise we got only one was worth taking. "Go slow and you will be fine".
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-25-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,528
Posted By jfowler218
Generator rental

There is a place in Ventura that rents Honda quiet generators. $20.00 per day I think. I am on the road and don't have the name but look in the Yellow Pages, thats where I found them.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 06-21-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,615
Posted By jfowler218
C&G Trailer

It is a bit of a drive but I urge you to go to G&G in Bellflower. Rod is an authorized AS repair depot and he will definetly take care of your needs. They don't come any better or more honest &...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 06-21-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By jfowler218
E mail problem

When I use RV park internet sites I can receive e mail but I cannot reply or send new messages. What am I doing wrong?
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 01-16-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By jfowler218
Jack Stand

That is exactly what I need and it only took about five minutes to get an answer. I have already placed the order.
Thanks Abe & Melissa
Forum: Our Community 01-16-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By jfowler218
I saw a buckle that has an A/S motorhome &...

I saw a buckle that has an A/S motorhome & trailer on e-bay yesterday. Maybe the seller canhelp you.
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 01-16-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By jfowler218
Jack Stand

Because I hitchup alone sometimes I am looking for a jack stand that will allow me to move the hitch over the ball when I am just an inch or so off center. Seems like I have seen add add for this...
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