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Forum: General Repair Forum 07-29-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Decatur
screw head covers

I did not see this topic in the forums so hear goes.

Anyone know the mfg. for the plastic screw head covers Airstream uses on the interior?
I bought some from Pro Decor.com / Snap Head covers,...
Forum: Doors & Locks 03-14-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,117
Posted By Decatur
Thanks I will think about that option. It does...

Thanks I will think about that option. It does sound easier
Forum: Doors & Locks 03-13-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,117
Posted By Decatur
Loose door hinge

I needed to adjust my door alignment and discovered the upper screw on the upper hinge would just spin and would not tighten. Pulled out the screw
and stuck a piece of wire into the screw hole...
Forum: On The Road... 02-21-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,853
Posted By Decatur
Thank you to everyone who sent in comments. This...

Thank you to everyone who sent in comments. This all helps quite a lot. Looks like we will be altering out trip a bit from Chicago to Oklahoma to give more time in the mid west and west. Thank you...
Forum: On The Road... 02-19-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,853
Posted By Decatur
Route 66 in 3 weeks

My wife and I will be traveling from Chicago to Santa Monica this June and July on route 66, or what is remaining to drive on plus highways. We have maps and guide books bit no firsthand knowledge of...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-27-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Decatur
stinky black tank

Working my through fixing a stinky black tank / toilet
Did several tank cleanings now looking for other items and leaks.
Want to remove the toilet and look for cracked pipes then replace the flange...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-01-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,324
Posted By Decatur
Same problem Hydro Flame gas furnace, Dometic...

Same problem
Hydro Flame gas furnace, Dometic 3314080 thermostat, 2005 Safari

My furnace is operating intermittently. When first turned on the fan kicks on and a few moments later the gas turns...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-13-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Decatur
lpg regulator replacement

Last night it went down to 37 degrees, ran the gas heater most of the night till it appeared we ran out of gas , then switched to the AC / roof top heat exchanger. In the morning I discovered we had...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Gary Thank you for the video...

Gary
Thank you for the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_kbKyXRZTM
I dis see this a way back and completely forgot about it. I watched a few times the ball installation part, slowed it down...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-08-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Suggested by members of this post I made up a 4...

Suggested by members of this post I made up a 4 foot pipe with an attached 1 and 7/8 machine wretch purchased from Northern Tool for $35. I measured up the pipe in one foot units and marked off the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-08-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Follow up on Crows Foot

Follow up on Crows Foot

Many members suggested I contact the mfg. so I did. The reply

Mike,

Thanks for the email. If a standard 1-7/8" socket does not fit, you will need to use a 1-7/8" thin...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-30-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,117
Posted By Decatur
"My argument was that if Airstream felt this unit...

"My argument was that if Airstream felt this unit needed a 50 amp circuit it would have installed one,"

Yes and no.
I have a 2005 Safari 28 foot with a convection / microwave oven.
I will kick...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-28-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Thank you all for your suggestions and...

Thank you all for your suggestions and information. This is realy a great site with great members. Happy Trailering
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-28-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Harold & Rebecca, thats it. I have been looking...

Harold & Rebecca, thats it. I have been looking for a crowfoot but the "tight clearence offset" is what I have been looking for. Think the term crowfoot is only used for smaller wrenches/sockets...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-28-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Thanks Allen. Been doing the pipe wrench and 4...

Thanks Allen. Been doing the pipe wrench and 4 foot pipe but now with your math 3 foot pipe and apply 150 lbs to get 450 ft pounds. I weigh in at 230 Lbs and if I apply my full weight I should hit...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-28-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
Have you tried putting the socket on the nut and...

Have you tried putting the socket on the nut and then inserting the wrench?
See photo below , using a 450 lb / 3/4 drive torque wrench their is no room for the socket

I have been using your idea...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-28-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
attached photo showing torque wrench , ball...

attached photo showing torque wrench , ball w/shank and e2 hitch. this is why I am looking for a 17/8 crowfoot.

I have been using a pipe wrench and a 4 foot pipe, turn the hitch side ways in the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-27-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,033
Posted By Decatur
1-7/8 inch crowfoot

attempting to torque my hitch ball it is impossible to get a 1 7/8 inch socket (even the shortest socket i can find) connected to my 3/4 inch torque wrench to fit in the trunnion head space with my...
Forum: On The Road... 01-21-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,851
Posted By Decatur
The 50th Woodstock Music Festival reunion is...

The 50th Woodstock Music Festival reunion is planed to take place in Watkins Glen August 16 to 18, 2019 the road from the park. The area will be crowded.
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 11-29-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,612
Posted By Decatur
Check the ground and fuse

I had the same problem with my jack. First check the ground. Use a wire to connect a clean un-rusted bolt on the hitch where it connects to your trailer and to the battery ground, you can just hold...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-15-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By Decatur
Thanks everyone for the feed back. We will go for...

Thanks everyone for the feed back. We will go for a test ride in the van next week
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By Decatur
2018 GMC Savana 6.0 V*

Thinking about buying a 2018 GMC Savana 6.0 V8 / 6 speed auto which has 10,000 max towing. Currently have a 2005 Tundra 4.7 V8 which does OK on the flats but strains in the mountains. Towing a 2005...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-03-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Decatur
Fiamma Bike Rack

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

Wanted new or used Fiamma Bike Rack to fit 2005 Safari 28 foot...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-23-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By Decatur
Entry Mat

Searching for an older style of Airstream entry mat. The Airstream store does not carry the old style, nor have I found one listed on any of the normal sites.
Any suggestions where to look. Photo...
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