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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-07-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By wildwoodrver
2005 GMC Yukon XL 3/4 Ton - 4 Wheel Drive

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Fantastic tow vehicle -- $6,495*
MSRP - $52,770

2005 Yukon XL 2500 (3/4 Ton)
4-wheel drive

Original owner with 214,240 miles
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-07-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By wildwoodrver
Hensley Arrow 4” Offset Hitch Bar

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

This 4” Offset Hitch Bar for the Hensley Arrow hitch is like...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-07-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By wildwoodrver
Hensley Arrow Hitch Accessories

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Hensley Arrow accessories - drastically reduced. Never used. Sold hitch and just want to clean out my garage. Everything LESS THAN...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 01-28-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks!

Thank you for your quick reply.

Do you believe in miracles? I'm definitely a believer now.
Just returned from the A/S to start tracing wiring. I turned on the TV, popped a DVD in and voila........
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 01-28-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By wildwoodrver
Some questions

Hi,
Very timely for me. HDMI cables are really pretty fragile, especially if they bend a little to hook up to the TV. Mine broke last summer and we are without DVD.
Questions:
Where is the DVD...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 01-16-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By wildwoodrver
2012 Airstream International 30 - California

Title: 2012 Airstream International 30 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Hard-to-find Serenity in Excellent condition. Very low miles (15,000)
Loaded with...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 07-14-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 77,107
Posted By wildwoodrver
Hey W4NT3D I like the idea of using a GoPro and...

Hey W4NT3D
I like the idea of using a GoPro and viewing with the iPad, which I use for navigation. Seem to remember that GoPro told me the image would not always be in real time. How is your...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-04-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,414
Posted By wildwoodrver
Would the sloppy fit cause trailer sway? Other...

Would the sloppy fit cause trailer sway? Other than worry about wear, why is the slop a concern? Just curious. I'm trying to inderstand my new sway issue the past 600 miles. I've got a lot of...
Forum: Axles 07-04-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By wildwoodrver
Update! Discovered a lot of play in my hitch...

Update!
Discovered a lot of play in my hitch receiver so will try to find a welder to change out the insert Reese uses or just weld in some spacers.

Stay tuned!
Forum: Axles 07-02-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By wildwoodrver
Tire pressure fine...good starting point. Use...

Tire pressure fine...good starting point. Use TPM system. One more bolt on hitch to tighten. We leave tomorrow. It seemed a little better after I adjusted the hitch, but still felt new sway.
Forum: Axles 07-02-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By wildwoodrver
New sway...alignment?

We are experiencing sway for the first time after 15,000 miles on our 2012 International 30.
Presently on a trip through Nebraska, South and N. Dakota, Montana, Idaho, OR and WA.
We did scuff the...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 06-30-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,957
Posted By wildwoodrver
No big red numbers for us either. Only grief we...

No big red numbers for us either. Only grief we got was on our first caravan and at Swiss Rally when we drove in....they were announcing arrivals and got tweaked, but got over it. Out west we see...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-18-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,806
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks again all for your input and different...

Thanks again all for your input and different ideas. That's what makes the Forums so helpful. I'll be picking up some parts and grillin' soon.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-14-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,806
Posted By wildwoodrver
Hey thanks all. I'm heading south in a couple of...

Hey thanks all. I'm heading south in a couple of days and will try the "turn on gas very slowly" technique, and if no high heat, will remove the regulator from the Weber. Good video on Weber on...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-14-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,806
Posted By wildwoodrver
Weber grill using AS propane

I've seen this covered by this forum but no matter how I searched, nothing comes up....very frustrating.:(

I want to use my Weber grill using the quick disconnect fitting on my AS. When I do it...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-16-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,985
Posted By wildwoodrver
Have you checked the wiring behind the TV? The...

Have you checked the wiring behind the TV? The black and red RCA cables have to be plugged into the tv. Ours sometimes have to be re-inserted...not sure why they don't stay plugged in...maybe rough...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 08-10-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,985
Posted By wildwoodrver
Ignore the message. I think you are ready to go....

Ignore the message. I think you are ready to go. Just test it.
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 05-30-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,985
Posted By wildwoodrver
Any radio with audio input should work. The...

Any radio with audio input should work. The problem with some TVs is they have no audio out! In our 25 we wired PC speakers up to the headset connection on the TV and put the speakers behind us. ...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 05-30-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,384
Posted By wildwoodrver
We had Direct for years but switched to Dish for...

We had Direct for years but switched to Dish for two reasons: 1) Ease of use of the Tailgator 2) Ability to get local staions everywhere. You just call them and give them your new address. Also...
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-30-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks for your quick responses. The bedding has...

Thanks for your quick responses. The bedding has found a new home.
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-30-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By wildwoodrver
Bedspread and sheets -- FREE

When we sold our 2005 International CCD 25 foot Airstream, with the corner bed, we discovered we still have a set of sheets and the bedspread for it.
First one to contact us gets them. They are in...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By wildwoodrver
FREE Bed Spread and sheets for corner bed

Title:
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

White bedspread, fitted bottom and straight top sheet. 3 pieces.
These came out of our 2005 International CCD 25 foot Airstream,...
Forum: On The Road... 08-30-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,061
Posted By wildwoodrver
Good place to stay in Tahoe is at Zephyr Cove...

Good place to stay in Tahoe is at Zephyr Cove Resort on the south end of the lake. CG is across the street from the lake. Beautiful setting, decent place to eat and you can catch the MS Dixie II...
Forum: On The Road... 08-29-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,906
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks for the information. Looks like the...

Thanks for the information. Looks like the accessory LP Gas connection can be adapted to the Weber. AS put it there to use and I look forward to cooking with gas. And thanks for the link Cory_can....
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-27-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By wildwoodrver
Anyone using "The Solution" waterless carwash?

I posted this some time back and didn't get any feedback, so here goes again.

Our experience in the motorhome world introduced us to a product called, "The Solution - Worlds best waterless...
Forum: On The Road... 08-27-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,906
Posted By wildwoodrver
LP Gas BBQ

I am considering a Weber Q-1000 LP grill. Friends rave about them. I've always been a charcoal cooker using a Cobb for the past 10 years.
Our 2012 has an LP outlet under the frame that is designed...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-18-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By wildwoodrver
Wayne&Sam, Yeah, it scares me too. It really...

Wayne&Sam,
Yeah, it scares me too. It really is ok providing you don't have mud caked on the skin. It was particularly handy to just spray Solution on a pad attached to a pole and clean up high...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-18-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By wildwoodrver
Walbernize vs "The Solution"

I always used Walbernize on the CCD. Easy to use and seemed to keep it looking good for the 9 years we had it.
Has anyone used the waterless cleaner, "The Solution" on their AS?
We used it on...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-06-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,314
Posted By wildwoodrver
I assume you have your hitch installed, but if...

I assume you have your hitch installed, but if you are still looking, you might try Redlads Truck and RV in Redlands...motorhome guys, but they know everybody in the area. Or Los Angeles Airstream in...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-05-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,743
Posted By wildwoodrver
We love our 2014 Fiat 500 L Trekking. Six speed...

We love our 2014 Fiat 500 L Trekking. Six speed manual. Fun to drive and tows simply (out of gear, parking brake off. Period.)

3,000 pounds, however. 30 MPG. Very roomy and easy to get in and...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-06-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By wildwoodrver
Great ideas Don. Probably need to run it through...

Great ideas Don. Probably need to run it through a Freightliner dealer before saying "I Do.". At minimum a careful look at the service records.

Dd you buy your 396 at a dealer or PP?
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-06-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks all. Just the feedback we wanted. We...

Thanks all. Just the feedback we wanted. We won't shy away from the '07, and good to hear that AS motorhomes are good for the long haul.

Just hard to turn your back on the glitz of the new...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-05-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By wildwoodrver
Yeah on the toad....no, we won't be towing the...

Yeah on the toad....no, we won't be towing the GMC.

Thanks....any insight on the trailer vs Moho? Plus Airstream Moho at 6 or 7 years old versus a newer sob?
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-05-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By wildwoodrver
A 396 in our future?

After 8 happy years with our 2005 Int'l CCD 25 foot trailer, using it 6 to 8 months a year, we are being dazzled by the class A luxe as we plan to full time for two or three years. Just attended an...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-02-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By wildwoodrver
Bob, Thanks for sharing scale tags, and...

Bob,

Thanks for sharing scale tags, and that's all for input. I'll look for a scale in a small town next week(we are on the road) and will get some more data. The main thing I see now is when I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-01-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By wildwoodrver
I'm afraid the automatic level control on the...

I'm afraid the automatic level control on the Yukon will mess up the measurements you suggest.

Thanks.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By wildwoodrver
The rig has always towed and handled fine. With...

The rig has always towed and handled fine. With the addition of four AGM batteries for the solar package, i now weigh 3,600 #, perfectly divided 1,800 left and right on my 3,000 GAWR axle. I would...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-01-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By wildwoodrver
Are you referring to the "automatic level...

Are you referring to the "automatic level control?" I'm assuming this is what you are calling "elc.". I have all weights as hitched up as I've always done it...my concern is that the steering axle...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-30-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By wildwoodrver
GMC Autoride and weight distribution

Is there a sequence to hitching up my A/S to my Yukon (with Autoride) that will avoid the LOSS of weight on the front axle? I seem to remember some discussion on this 8 years ago when I was...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-30-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By wildwoodrver
Shift weight to tow vehicle with Hensley

I've got to shift a few hundred pounds onto my Yukon from the Airstream. What adjustments to the Hensley Arrow will accomplish this?

Thanks.
Forum: Refrigerators 08-15-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks for the tip on the fan. We used to have...

Thanks for the tip on the fan. We used to have one of those little cube fans. Maybe time to try another one. Thanks for the tip. I think I may have talked myself out of spending too much more...
Forum: Refrigerators 08-14-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By wildwoodrver
Refrigerator moisture

We are in East Texas and experiencing temps around 100. Humidity is of course fairly high. Being from the West Coast, this is all new to us.

The refrigerator in our '05 is holding 40 degrees...
Forum: Tires 04-26-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,245
Posted By wildwoodrver
5 or 6 years would be a great run. I would kill...

5 or 6 years would be a great run. I would kill to get 5 or 6 years out of trailer tires. 7 tread separations in 6 1/2 years. Good luck with the Towmax E's.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-29-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,941
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks all. I think I'll keep the can opener in...

Thanks all. I think I'll keep the can opener in the drawer for now, but at least check the connections behind the panel. Low priority for me....we are having too much time exploring the Rio Grande...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-22-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,941
Posted By wildwoodrver
Thanks all. The file came through fine hhendrix....

Thanks all. The file came through fine hhendrix.
I'll check the wire behind the sensor first. Then my next question is to anyone with an '05 CCD, where do I cut the hole?
This isn't a high...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-20-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,941
Posted By wildwoodrver
Micro Pulse tank monitor issue

Our '05 CCD has a Micro Pulse tank monitor system. About a week after I recalibrated the tanks, the gray water tank indicator just went out. No reading at all. Since the sensor is located up under...
Forum: Tires 03-20-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,847
Posted By wildwoodrver
Our 2005 OEM Canadian Goodyears all suffered...

Our 2005 OEM Canadian Goodyears all suffered tread separation. Replaced them gradually with Chinese Goodyears, which seemed to be holding up. Finally in December the first one separated and it was...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-20-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By wildwoodrver
Final Chapter in the saga of the brake lag. I...

Final Chapter in the saga of the brake lag.
I relocated and isolated the ground wire from the Titan pump from a common ground bus in the trailer, directly to the ground wire coming in from the 7-way...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 02-01-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By wildwoodrver
I double checked....it is the right part number. ...

I double checked....it is the right part number.

It keeps telling me the actuation system is defective. That is sort of last resort, and if I have to change it I might opt for a different...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-31-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By wildwoodrver
Disc brake lag

Just upgraded to Kodiak discs, driven with a Titan BrakeRite EHB, and controlled with a new Tekonsha P3.
There is a 1.5 second delay before the trailer brakes apply, as measured with the manual...
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