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Forum: General Repair Forum 08-04-2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By page.crow
looking for A\C installer in the KC-area

Hi Folks:

The antique Armstrong A\C has given it up. I have purchased a 15K Coleman to install on my 78 AS Sovereign.

I thought I was going to install this A\C myself. I choose to pay someone...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-30-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,729
Posted By page.crow
Mine's a 2005. I bought it new. I'm the only...

Mine's a 2005. I bought it new. I'm the only owner\driver. This was the year I discovered the 6.0 problems. Naturally, mine's out of warranty, being a 2005. I've got 60K on the odo.

The...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By page.crow
https://www.airforums.com/forums/f463/calling-all-f...

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f463/calling-all-ford-6-0-psd-owners-54730.html

Folks: Here's again is the link to the long-thread on the 6.0 Powerstroke (PSD) diesel engine problems. Thanks to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By page.crow
LoL! See you guys later! I'm gonna be busy for...

LoL! See you guys later! I'm gonna be busy for awhile. <grinning>

Skater pointed out the link\thread to me. No need to rehash this issue.

I've got work to do.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By page.crow
EDGE JUICE (with "attitude") off the shelf...

EDGE JUICE (with "attitude") off the shelf tuner-chips experience:

I purchased this product several years ago and paid $1000.00 for it. (don't laugh, please) The promise was better performance,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By page.crow
Skater: I searched airstream forums first and...

Skater: I searched airstream forums first and did not find any info on the 6.0 before I decided to start this thread. Certainly redundancy is unnecessary. I looked in "tow vehicles" sub-dir, and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
I'm going to switch my conversations about the...

I'm going to switch my conversations about the 6.0 Powerstroke over to the other thread I started recently. This is an OLD thread, from several years ago. There is some great info on this thread...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
EDGE JUICE (with "attitude") off the shelf...

EDGE JUICE (with "attitude") off the shelf tuner-chips experience:

I purchased this product several years ago and paid $1000.00 for it. (don't laugh, please) The promise was better performance,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-29-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
Well, well... I ran a forum-search on the 6.0...

Well, well... I ran a forum-search on the 6.0 powerstroke and discovered my own thread from years ago. update: My "babied" 2005 F250 6.0 Powerstroke has only gained 15 thousand miles on the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-27-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By page.crow
One important thing I learned is this: If you...

One important thing I learned is this: If you have a 2003-2007 6.0 Powerstroke diesel engine, you already have problems happening that need to be fixed before they cause major engine damage, like...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-27-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By page.crow
Ford 6.0 Powerstroke engine problems & fixes

It was my turn to discover the many problems with the 6.0 Powerstroke diesel engine that pulls my 78 Sovereign. I bought my 2005 F250 new and just tipped 65K on the odo. Pulling a long hill @ 70...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-20-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By page.crow
Howdy Colonel: What worked for me was you gotta...

Howdy Colonel: What worked for me was you gotta just start searching around the tech links and sub-dirctories. Soon, you are going to run across a complete directory of folks talking a\c's. Some...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-18-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By page.crow
I <think> I found it. nevermind, yet thanks...

I <think> I found it. nevermind, yet thanks again, Folks. :-)
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-18-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By page.crow
Coleman A\C installation thread. Is it a "sticky"?

Howdy fellow Airheads:

QUITE a while ago, I found an excellent thread on installing a replacement Coleman A\C on the roof. It's time to make that repair and I cannot find that thread.

Does...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 06-27-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By page.crow
stickys?

I too, own a 78 31' Sovereign. Where are the "stickys" for this forum sub-directory regarding the specific repairs needed for this model? I understand this trailer needs frame upgrades. Can I do a...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 01-04-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By page.crow
Hey Steve & Gang: Pandora. Now I'm on Pandora...

Hey Steve & Gang: Pandora. Now I'm on Pandora and it kicks it all. I can't get Sirius or Live365 to stream audio into my new smart-phone. But Pandora does it easily. Nothing could be simpler...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-22-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By page.crow
Howdy 4x4: I'm not quite sure what you mean...

Howdy 4x4:

I'm not quite sure what you mean by "Stern bringing Sirius into the mainstream". I too have several Sirius recievers. I bought into Sirius long before Stern came along. I watched my...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-21-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By page.crow
Oh yeah, I've had a few people tell me about...

Oh yeah, I've had a few people tell me about Pandora. I haven't checked it out yet. Sounds very simple. So far, I dig the <functionality> & <workability> of the Live365 gig. Also, it's got 1000s of...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-20-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By page.crow
SIRIUS satellite & Live365 internet radio

Howdy Folks:

I loved the thread about what cool things could be done for under $100 for your airstream. We talked about Sirius satellite radio. I have another option to suggest: ...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-19-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,876
Posted By page.crow
Hey Overlander! Thanks for the heads-up tip on...

Hey Overlander! Thanks for the heads-up tip on the Carrier RV a\c stopping production. I chased all the leads (thanks everybody) and confirmed you all are right. The Carrier corp. says they are...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-17-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 179,037
Posted By page.crow
Cork-board on the side-wall next to the fridge in...

Cork-board on the side-wall next to the fridge in my 31 Soveriegn. I can post pictures from previous parties, leave notes for my party friends, just about anything.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-25-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By page.crow
RV Tec in Pigeon Forge, TN has the 15K Carrier...

RV Tec in Pigeon Forge, TN has the 15K Carrier for $489 on ebay. But if Family RV offers free shipping if you call them direct, that does indeed seem to be the best way to go. Thanks Mary. I don't...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-25-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By page.crow
Can I ask you all some questions about this...

Can I ask you all some questions about this thread? Awhile back, a fellow AS folk mentioned they found the 15K Carrier for $475.00 from "Palomino Parts". I haven't found this company on a websearch....
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-14-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,727
Posted By page.crow
Hey Question guys: Can I simply freon...

Hey Question guys:

Can I simply freon charge my old Armstrong 14 in my 31' Sovereign? Somewhere I heard it takes R-22, not R-12 or R-134. I grew up charging my own truck with R-12 and even have...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-07-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,727
Posted By page.crow
You guys are the BOMB! Thanks for your advice. ...

You guys are the BOMB! Thanks for your advice. Much obliged Jim & Vaughn.

That road trip down to Arkansas is gonna be Aug 13-17th to Ozark. We are heading down to the Harvest Music Festival. ...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 07-06-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,727
Posted By page.crow
Thanks to everybody who is contributing to this...

Thanks to everybody who is contributing to this thread. I am just getting ready to tackle the A\C on my 31 Sovereign. I <thought> I could just add freon to the unit. It ran cool, but not cold,...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 07-06-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,104
Posted By page.crow
looking for the cabinet & door latches

Howdy Folks:

I was looking for a <sticky> that listed source on replacement latches for my 78 Sovereign.

All the little plastic cabinet & door latch-stops are broken off on my Stream.

The...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-30-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
Hey I like that Diesel forum! <grinning> ...

Hey I like that Diesel forum! <grinning>

But now I learned I need to do some maintenance on the EGR valve. grrrr.....

Yep, I crawled under my 05 F250. Surprise! No E4OD. <grinning> Man...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-29-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
Thanks folks for your imput. 4R100 or 5R110? ...

Thanks folks for your imput. 4R100 or 5R110? Ok. I'm crawling under my 2005 today to ID the tranny pan.

I've heard it said that the 6.0 diesel trucks had trouble. Perhaps I'm the lucky one. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-28-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
Thanks for all the imput guys. Hmmm... I was...

Thanks for all the imput guys. Hmmm... I was unaware that the 2005 Ford tranny is not an E4OD. News to me. OK...I have a new family of tranny in my house.

This tranny is NOT a 5 speed, so if...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-25-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By page.crow
2005 F250 6.0 turbo E4OD trans tows 31', function poor

My tow rig is a 2005 Ford F250 with the 6.0 turbo diesel. The trans is the E4OD. Just ran 2000 miles Missouri to Ohio and back.

The trans constantly fought me to go up into overdrive at 63 mph....
Forum: On The Road... 05-25-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By page.crow
Well, I'll mention the issue with the truck trans...

Well, I'll mention the issue with the truck trans here for now: On any truck, you don't wanna run overdrive with a heavy load like our trailers when pulling a grade, a hill, or whoopsy roller...
Forum: On The Road... 05-24-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By page.crow
My son & I went up near Cleveland to Canton, Ohio...

My son & I went up near Cleveland to Canton, Ohio for a big Greek wedding. Hoo Boy! What a great time. The northern Ohio countryside is gorgeous.

We pulled out of Cleveland to Sandusky, Ohio...
Forum: On The Road... 05-23-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By page.crow
Howdy Folks: If you are gonna head out to...

Howdy Folks:

If you are gonna head out to the 4-corners area, consider Pagosa Springs, CO. Not that far from 4-corners. The hot springs spa at Pagosa is excellent. And here's the deal: ...
Forum: On The Road... 05-23-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By page.crow
First time out in my 31' Sovereign: 2000 miles

Rockin:

First time out in my 31' Sovereign. Pulled like a dream! No problems at all. Thank the gods and Wally. 2000 miles total round-trip. Kansas City, MO to Cleveland, Ohio and back.
...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-04-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By page.crow
The stock Par pump was a breeze to rebuild. It...

The stock Par pump was a breeze to rebuild. It was easy. Anybody can do it. A few bolts and a few screws. No surprises. Nothing falls out. I took my time and had it all back together in an...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-04-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By page.crow
Glad you are here Gary. I am glad you confront...

Glad you are here Gary. I am glad you confront this issue. I did indeed send a nasty-gram cussing you all out for inferior-grade bolts.

I found it important to post this message here because I am...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-03-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By page.crow
Valley Hitches: good hitch but cheap bolts

Howdy Folks:

Heads up on something-I just installed a Valley Hitch receiver out of Lodi, CA. I went up to class 5 from the stock Ford receiver.

I bought a Valley hitch from Lodi, CA. Good...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-02-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By page.crow
Two strikes at two different plumbing supply...

Two strikes at two different plumbing supply places for a one-way check valve. One old dude said "Go to a RV supply place." Is that how it's gonna be? These one-way valves are only located at RV...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-02-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By page.crow
Glad I roused this thread. I am looking at my...

Glad I roused this thread. I am looking at my setup and see NO check-valve around the 12v water pump. (Is it internal on the Par pump unit?) So I am learning here that I can go ahead and install...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-01-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,496
Posted By page.crow
Howdy Folks: OK...I've got that Best...

Howdy Folks:

OK...I've got that Best converter installed. Piece of cake to install. Really. ANYBODY could put this thing in their trailer. Very cool. It's whisper quiet.

Much thanks to...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-01-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By page.crow
<humbly bowing>

<humbly bowing>
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-01-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By page.crow
Here's the scoop guys: The kit of...

Here's the scoop guys:

The kit of replacement "rubbers" for the old Par pump was $90. For the Par model 36800-1000 12v water pump, the replacement kit # is 30122-0000.

I called ess-kayyards...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-01-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By page.crow
Thanks to both your guys for your excellent...

Thanks to both your guys for your excellent leads. On one hand, I hate to give up a functional (albiet antique) Par water pump if all I need is the diaphragm. That will be easy to replace.

The...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-01-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By page.crow
Aha! That was what I was wondering...if a...

Aha! That was what I was wondering...if a complete new unit would be a better choice. (Thank you Mr Dwightdi.)

The Flowtec unit: I was in a Lowe's hardware yesterday looking at water pumps. I...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-01-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By page.crow
To all my Fellow trailer-sailors: Much thanks!...

To all my Fellow trailer-sailors: Much thanks! OK! I concur. <grinning> Off to the hardware or plumbing supply stores and both pieces will be replaced. Let me re-cap this thread:

1. The...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-30-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By page.crow
Is the water pressure regulator really necessary?

Howdy folks:

This may be a dumb question, but I gotta ask it:

Is the water pressure regulator really necessary on my 78 Sovereign?

I'm talking about the unit that goes inline for the...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-30-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By page.crow
Need 12v water pump diaphragm

Two weeks before I bug-out on my first trip with my Airstream. It's a 78' 31 foot Sovereign. I'm getting the last details in order.

The diaphragm split on my 12v water pump. The unit is a Par...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-20-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,496
Posted By page.crow
OK. <grinning> You all got me laughing now. ...

OK. <grinning> You all got me laughing now. Before and after pics, huh? <grinning>

Alrighty now...I just recieved that converter from www.bestconverter.com (https://www.bestconverter.com/). ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-17-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,496
Posted By page.crow
Dave, You say these old converters are "a...

Dave,

You say these old converters are "a power supply". But are they not also a battery recharger? And if it's a battery recharger, when I pull it out, can I recycle this noisy unit as a bench...
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