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Forum: Shocks 09-16-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,944
Posted By Gene Wissink
Use 1/2 transmission fluid and 1/2 acetone, mix...

Use 1/2 transmission fluid and 1/2 acetone, mix in a spray bottle and shake before using
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-13-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 982
Posted By Gene Wissink
Deltran Battery Tender

Has anyone tried one of these to replace the univolt system? The write up looks good, maybe to good.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 10-06-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By Gene Wissink
I did some more checking with the fuse and found...

I did some more checking with the fuse and found the fuse ( 50 ) had a bad inside wire, replaced that, now have power with battery charger hooker up. I think I have some other problems like bad...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 10-04-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By Gene Wissink
We have a 1976 soverign that the same things...

We have a 1976 soverign that the same things worked, thought the battery was dead, recharged it and found out that by testing that the number three circuit has a short in it, how do you find out...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-04-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 36,132
Posted By Gene Wissink
1976 sovereign

1976 sovereign
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-30-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,574
Posted By Gene Wissink
I had the same problem with our 76-- 31 rear bath...

I had the same problem with our 76-- 31 rear bath and was told some of the units were made with copper used for refrigeration which is a whole new ball game, I had to use a swedge ( it looks like a...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-01-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,488
Posted By Gene Wissink
I will check around for that battery wrench, it...

I will check around for that battery wrench, it will be easier than carrying a tool box around.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-31-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,488
Posted By Gene Wissink
Side post battery

We have a Everstart side post battery in our 1995 Suburban that has the positive cable bolt keeps backing off and l keep tightening it up again, it stays tight for about four days and it is losse...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-22-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,172
Posted By Gene Wissink
I did a little web search and found #8x1/4" what...

I did a little web search and found #8x1/4" what I want to do is stay away from the tanks as much as possible.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-22-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,172
Posted By Gene Wissink
How short do they make the SS screws?

How short do they make the SS screws?
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-22-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,172
Posted By Gene Wissink
This stuff is maybe 20 gauge galvanized sheet...

This stuff is maybe 20 gauge galvanized sheet metal, I had a hard time cutting the hole with avaition snips. I was wondering if there would be a reaction between the to metals.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-22-2005, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,172
Posted By Gene Wissink
Here is another question for the experts. Can you...

Here is another question for the experts. Can you use aluminum rivets when you are fastening steel together like when working on a belly pan after valve repair?
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-30-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gene Wissink
Jsmith351 How far did you go on your replumb...

Jsmith351
How far did you go on your replumb job? The city water comes in on a tear drop L to another L then preasure regulator with adjusting screw on top, L, screw in 1/2" check valve, L, 8" pope,...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-30-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gene Wissink
We took some pictures today, will put them on...

We took some pictures today, will put them on line as soon as we can. I took off the flare cap and put on a piece of garden hose off the fitting so at least the plywood will dry up, as soon as I took...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-30-2005, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gene Wissink
Got to take picture of this thing. Our unit is...

Got to take picture of this thing. Our unit is out in the timber used as our hideaway when we want to get out of town and toilet for the farm. The leak did not show up until I changed water pumps,...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-29-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gene Wissink
I have two drain valves with handles on them,...

I have two drain valves with handles on them, there is no handle on this one, just a countersunk screw down center part with a indent in the center with screwdriver slots on either side of the...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-29-2005, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gene Wissink
leaky valve

My wife always says that do not tell the whole story, so here goes. The valve is on the city fresh water inlet piping, 1/2" copper, it goes, city - preasure regulator - check valve and this valve...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 08-29-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gene Wissink
Leaking valve

I have a valve in the back that is hooked to nothing that I can see. It comes off a T with a handleless shut off, it looks like I will need a one inch screw driver to back it off, with a flare cap on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-30-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By Gene Wissink
I have tried all of the above things and still no...

I have tried all of the above things and still no go . Thanks. The only thing that seemed to work was to buff them out with jewlers rouge like an AS.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By Gene Wissink
Limed up dishes

Has anyone had any susces with getting lime deposits off of glassware, my wife bought a set of green dishes at a garage sale and they have a white scum on them and now I am trying to get it off
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-03-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,772
Posted By Gene Wissink
I found a repair on the tub facuet made by the PO...

I found a repair on the tub facuet made by the PO after it came apart, he used vinyl hose and a couple of small pipe clamps, the copper tubing came out of the hose and ran the water tank dry. I put...
Forum: Axles 11-23-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By Gene Wissink
I repaced my lug nuts on my truck from parts...

I repaced my lug nuts on my truck from parts america and they had sets with the locks. I have a question, how do you get alumunum wheels off when they have been on to long? I tryed to remove my...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 08-30-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,535
Posted By Gene Wissink
I have a question about the prefilter that I...

I have a question about the prefilter that I have, it has a glass bowl with a screen in it and what I want to know is the bowl up or down?
Forum: Parts Archive 05-26-2004, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Gene Wissink
Our son got a switch from Menards, wrong color,...

Our son got a switch from Menards, wrong color, silver not gold, parts are parts.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-21-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
Posted By Gene Wissink
We got back from a good trip, ran solo, we left...

We got back from a good trip, ran solo, we left the tin teepee at home because we had not pulled it much and figured out a 2,000 trip was not a time to learn. we went to albq.,new mexico, el paso,...
Forum: On The Road... 04-01-2004, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gene Wissink
Alburquerque RV parks

Planning a trip to New Mexico to Gathering of Nations Pow-wow. Any suggestions for a camping grounds ? Then will also travel in the area,any info would be helpful.

Thanks
Geno
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-03-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,418
Posted By Gene Wissink
I got my new hitch and it had one of those in the...

I got my new hitch and it had one of those in the box, it was in two pieces so I had to bolt it together, it is a tool for putting the bars up on a E-qualizer hitch.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-31-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,943
Posted By Gene Wissink
Push down on the flush lever and there is a bolt...

Push down on the flush lever and there is a bolt there, hold down the lever with a block of wood and the other one is located on the back side through a hole in the rim which has a plug in it, I used...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 01-19-2004, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gene Wissink
T V outlet

We have a tv outlet by the fridge and there are a few more holes that are not covered by the plate, I removed the outlet and found the yellow speaker wires, one set has the forked ends on them and...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-13-2004, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,943
Posted By Gene Wissink
We worked on our toilet and needed a new rubber...

We worked on our toilet and needed a new rubber seal on it, got one from the local plumbing supply house, it was a little thicker.
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 12-06-2003, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,729
Posted By Gene Wissink
Make sure the wiring on the panel is hooked up,...

Make sure the wiring on the panel is hooked up, when we got our AS the black water gauge was not working, I checked the tank connections and they were alright. I checked the back side of the panel...
Forum: Our Community 11-26-2003, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,193
Posted By Gene Wissink
I use two folding ramps they are about eight foot...

I use two folding ramps they are about eight foot long with the ends that can be put on 2x12 planks to make a better top, I made a wide ramp by making a set of plywood tops with 2x4 inserts that fit...
Forum: Parts Archive 11-14-2003, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,974
Posted By Gene Wissink
I think I had better clean the threads first,...

I think I had better clean the threads first, they are in bad shape from no maintainance. with plenty of road grime on them.
Forum: Parts Archive 11-14-2003, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,974
Posted By Gene Wissink
What do I use to lube the threads with? I was...

What do I use to lube the threads with? I was using a 4 way tire wrench on mine, the speed wrench was hard to turn.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-04-2003, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,664
Posted By Gene Wissink
wahoonc What type of grease do you use with...

wahoonc
What type of grease do you use with your hitch? I was thinking of using stp oil additive or is that to slippery?
Forum: Tires 10-16-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,483
Posted By Gene Wissink
wheel balance

The most weight that I found was 7 1/2 oz on one tire, it looked like a lot until I added up the numbers, I thougtht the new axle assemblies were balanced.
Forum: Tires 10-15-2003, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,483
Posted By Gene Wissink
Marathon tires

I just got a set plus spare from the local Sams, they sure put a lot of wheel weights on them to get them ballanced,the old truck tires did not have that many weights on them. They put them inside...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-10-2003, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,678
Posted By Gene Wissink
air ride hitch

Contact Steve @ https://www.easyriderhitch.com/new.html and get some more infirmation on the hitch.
Forum: Shocks 09-28-2003, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,735
Posted By Gene Wissink
Do a search on Monroe shocks.

Do a search on Monroe shocks.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-03-2003, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gene Wissink
Does anyone know where the speaker wires are on...

Does anyone know where the speaker wires are on the 76 rear bath. I took out the plug by the refer to hook up the power for the refer fan and found a bunch of wires, there was a black set that must...
Forum: On The Road... 08-24-2003, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,997
Posted By Gene Wissink
I am what is called a Tinker, I worked at a lot...

I am what is called a Tinker, I worked at a lot of part time jobs when I worked on the Fire Department for 29 years, jack of all trades, master of none.
Forum: Refrigerators 08-24-2003, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,426
Posted By Gene Wissink
thermocouple

Wait till your up in the mountians anf have to change one and find oit that it does not fit the pilot burner end and you have to use copper wire to hold it in place.
Forum: On The Road... 08-24-2003, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,997
Posted By Gene Wissink
wiring

Our 95 Burb has the trailer package with no relays, we just got a 96 Dodge PU that has the trailer package but no heavy wires going to the rear out of the fuse panel under the hood, so I ran some 10...
Forum: On The Road... 08-23-2003, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,997
Posted By Gene Wissink
do not forget the battery isolator or you will...

do not forget the battery isolator or you will run your tow rig battery down.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-20-2003, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,759
Posted By Gene Wissink
Steel rivets

Some PH used a lot of them on our AS, they are rusting and hard to get out, some of the hole are double wide so I will have to use backing washers on both sides to get them to hold, I also have four...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-28-2003, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,516
Posted By Gene Wissink
flue cleaning

I got the burner going and the frezzer is getting cold, now here is the big question. How do you clean the flue? is the unit pulled out from the wall? I looked everywhere for the flue, all I can find...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-19-2003, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,271
Posted By Gene Wissink
transmission fluid

I got a 96 dodge 1500, 104k and I have seen various posts about what type of fluid to use in them, some say to go to atf4 even if dextron is on the dipstick. I got no owners manual with the truck so...
Forum: On The Road... 06-19-2003, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By Gene Wissink
air hitch

check out this https://www.easyriderhitch.com/hitch.html
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-05-2003, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By Gene Wissink
Toilet repair

I took the toilet apart the other day and found a lot of silicon , I wonder how long it took to fill the bowl with water, I will replace the O ring with a 3/8" copper coupling inside so it will seal...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-04-2003, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By Gene Wissink
Good idea

I got the toilet removed and found out where the hose came from, it was in the fitting that goes to the the bowl fill, I cleaned the fitting out and found what looks like where a O ring should be, is...
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