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Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-19-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By krowsea
That's exactly what I was looking for! Gee, you...

That's exactly what I was looking for! Gee, you guys are swell:)

Thanks!!
John
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-18-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By krowsea
Thanks for the info, I thought there would be...

Thanks for the info, I thought there would be some type of structural support behind the screw. My question though is, can I attach the other ground connections in the same manner, or is there...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-17-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By krowsea
Well grounded in reality

I'm replacing the defunct Univolt in my A/S with an Intelli-Power and I have a grounding question. The Intelli-Power requires a couple of (separate) ground wires be run, but I'm not sure where is the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-23-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,618
Posted By krowsea
Dodge Ram 2500

Hi Judy,

I bought a 2004 Dodge Ram, and had it set up special just for towing. It has been a wonderful truck. I drive a lot (I mean a lot!!) and it has worked flawlesly. I purchased it last...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-03-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By krowsea
Here's an update on the water heater.

Well, I finally got a chance to try a few of the suggestions this weekend, in an attempt to get the water heater to function correctly. I didn't fix it, but it's band-aided enough it appears to work...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-27-2004, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By krowsea
Wonderful suggestions, (and great pic John!)....

Wonderful suggestions, (and great pic John!). That helps quite a bit. I should be able to figure it out with all this info! I'll keep you all posted.

Thanks!
John
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-27-2004, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By krowsea
Thanks everyone for your sugestions. I'll try...

Thanks everyone for your sugestions. I'll try them out and post the results. John, quick question. The venturi in question, is that the long tube the flame shoots down? I didn't see anyplace it...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-27-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By krowsea
Uhhh, yeah, actually, that's what I meant.:) ...

Uhhh, yeah, actually, that's what I meant.:) Thanks Tom



I'll check that. I did put an angled cover over the exhaust vent to keep rain out, but the vent is still open. Could that be it?
...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-26-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By krowsea
A strange H2O heater question for ya

<This may be a duplicate post, since I've had a few failed attempts to post this. I apologize if it is.>

Went to my '75 Sovereign today to putter around and found I had no hot water. The water...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-26-2004, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,114
Posted By krowsea
For lead, you might try a local diving shop. They...

For lead, you might try a local diving shop. They have lead shot in sealed mesh bags in 1lb, 2lb, etc..., up to 5lbs weights. They also have lead powder in elastic pouches. Both obviously are...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 11-15-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,870
Posted By krowsea
If you're looking for someone who does A/S...

If you're looking for someone who does A/S curtains, these people do nothing but Airstream and Argosy curtains, and generally know the specs. They are currently doing curtains for my '75 Sovereign....
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 11-14-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,154
Posted By krowsea
Here's how the ScubaBoard does it. ...

Here's how the ScubaBoard does it.

https://scubaboard.com/forums.php

John-Boy
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-13-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By krowsea
Univolt +/- Inteli-Power = ?

There is a fairly good possibility that the Univolt in my '75 Sovereign has gone sneakers up, and needs replacing. I'm going to charge the battery up this weekend, then run the 12 volt lights and...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-11-2004, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
Thanks John, It was a memorable...

Thanks John,

It was a memorable experience, and I wanted to 'share'.:D

John-Boy
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-10-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
Ohhhhhhhhhhhh....'that' furnace.:rolleyes: ...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhh....'that' furnace.:rolleyes:

Sliding the tambour door back and peering into the darkness with my miniscule flashlight, what did I behold but a big grey metal box. The same metal...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-09-2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
Hi Kevin, Thanks for the update. With what...

Hi Kevin,

Thanks for the update. With what I've heard so far, I'm pretty sure I'll find a heater buried inside the cabinet somewhere. After your comments about the new Suburbans though, I don't...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-09-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
I haven't as yet been able to go look. I hope to...

I haven't as yet been able to go look. I hope to check it out later this week. If (when) I find it, I might hook things up and see what it does. I am curious why the PO bypassed it and hooked up the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-08-2004, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
Thanks John, Did you have to remove the...

Thanks John,

Did you have to remove the unit for the repair, or did they do it while it was still in the trailer? What type of repair facility did the work, RV repair, some type of heating and...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-08-2004, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
Thanks for the info. I've not found anything that...

Thanks for the info. I've not found anything that was obviously a heater in all my puttering and cleaning inside the trailer, but it makes sense that where there's a blower, there should be a heater....
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-08-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By krowsea
Smile Looking for those warm fuzzies

Actually, the fuzzies I've got, it's the warmth I'm attempting to find.

It looks like my '75 Sovereign has a combination of OEM and aftermarket heater systems, and they don't appear to play well...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-22-2004, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By krowsea
Hi Roger, Repair would always be...

Hi Roger,

Repair would always be preferable to replacing. What type of fabric would you suggest? Is there an easy way to get the door out of it's framework, other than prying and praying?:)
...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-21-2004, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By krowsea
Thanks Terry! Great info. I wasn't aware...

Thanks Terry!

Great info. I wasn't aware we even had a classified section, although I must admit, I found it pretty easily once you mentioned it.:o I sent the owner an e-mail.

John-Boy
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-21-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By krowsea
Smile I say there 'ol chap, could you pass the...

....tambour door please, I seem to have a bit of a tear in one of mine.

I am looking for one of the tambour doors for the cabinet above the fridge and pantry on my '75 Sovereign. It is off white,...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-15-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,537
Posted By krowsea
OK, let's see if I've got this right so far....

OK, let's see if I've got this right so far. Secondaries did not work before, you've cleaned the linkage and replaced either the divorced choke spring and/or it's linkage, and now the secondaries...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-14-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,537
Posted By krowsea
Is this an accurate description, the vehicle...

Is this an accurate description, the vehicle performed OK, i.e., not rich or black smoke before rebuild, only after? That could help determine the problem. What performance issues were you having?...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 10-14-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,537
Posted By krowsea
Swebster, I hate to be the one to break...

Swebster,


I hate to be the one to break this to you, but the best thing you could do at this point is to gingerly remove the Q-jet, carry it lovingly away from the vehicle, then toss it with...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-12-2004, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By krowsea
MaxandGeorgia, Thanks for the info! One...

MaxandGeorgia,

Thanks for the info! One question, I've heard from some sources that the memory foam type mattress retain heat, and can be hot to sleep on. Have you experienced that? It gets...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-12-2004, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By krowsea
Wow, that's a lot of great information. Aren't...

Wow, that's a lot of great information. Aren't you all just a bunch of happy campers!:) I've bookmarked the links and I'm going to check out some of the resources mentioned. I was afraid my...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-11-2004, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By krowsea
Thanks Kevin! That's an avenue I haven't pursued...

Thanks Kevin! That's an avenue I haven't pursued yet. I'll check into it and see what I find.

John-Boy
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 10-11-2004, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By krowsea
Question And now I lay me down to.......

.....SLEEP, I can't sleep, I ain't got no stink'n mattress!:eek:

As the time of my full time A/S dwelling fast approaches, I find myself without a mattress for my center twin. In researching...
Forum: Parts Archive 10-10-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By krowsea
Dmadam, I would love the twin beds and the...

Dmadam,

I would love the twin beds and the spice rack if they're still available. I will be in Las Vegas the first week in November, or I can pay for gas if you're coming to Southern California...
Forum: Parts Archive 10-04-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,974
Posted By krowsea
Dragonfly, I'm interested in the curtains....

Dragonfly,

I'm interested in the curtains. I have a '75 Sovereign with twin beds and a rear bath. How is yours setup? Can you PM me with price information and do you have pictures of the...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-23-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By krowsea
Hi Jalina, Here's a link to photos of my...

Hi Jalina,

Here's a link to photos of my '75 Sovereign, center twins-rear bath. The photos on the first page are with the interior partially dissassembled for cleaning. The second page shows how...
Forum: On The Road... 09-19-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,445
Posted By krowsea
Oh sure, you can say that because 'you've' got...

Oh sure, you can say that because 'you've' got your towel. :rolleyes:

John-Boy
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-19-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By krowsea
You know, in all the excitement, I don't remember...

You know, in all the excitement, I don't remember if I've drained 3 quarts or 4. The question you have to ask your self is... do ya feel lucky today transmission man, well do ya..punk?:D (sorry...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-19-2004, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By krowsea
That would be nice, but I've not seen any C-6's...

That would be nice, but I've not seen any C-6's yet that had one and I don't see very many AODs.:) It certainly would make life easier!

John-Boy
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-19-2004, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By krowsea
Nick Danger (Private I), You can use the...

Nick Danger (Private I),

You can use the drain plug to drain the pan to make it easier for pan removal, which you will have to do to replace the filter. Draining the pan will only remove 3-4...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-15-2004, 08:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,088
Posted By krowsea
Great suggestion Toaster-Guy. A 'slightly' easier...

Great suggestion Toaster-Guy. A 'slightly' easier method, using the same technique you suggest, is to jack the rear of the truck up and support it off the ground on jack stands. Make the same mark on...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-15-2004, 07:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,088
Posted By krowsea
Well, that turned out better than I feared.:) ...

Well, that turned out better than I feared.:) The K&N is a great filter. There's a cleaning/re-oiling kit available (part# 99-5000) when you get around to servicing it. If there was filter oil in...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-12-2004, 11:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,610
Posted By krowsea
Hi, You have a couple of issues here. I...

Hi,

You have a couple of issues here. I hope you don't mind if I make a few suggestions.

Poor fuel economy / smog;

Your year 460 has a 4 degree camshaft retard from the factory, as did...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-12-2004, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,088
Posted By krowsea
Hi Wayne, Your trans cooler sounds like it...

Hi Wayne,

Your trans cooler sounds like it is perfect for what you need, right type and right size. The oil in the air filter is common on older engines, and is engine oil not trans fluid. It...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-11-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,088
Posted By krowsea
Hi Wayne, The trans cooler sounds like an...

Hi Wayne,

The trans cooler sounds like an aftermarket addition by a previous owner. Does it look like a series of stacked plates, or an 'S' shaped tube with fins, and what dimensions? If the oil...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-11-2004, 12:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,088
Posted By krowsea
Wayne, One is probably the air conditioning...

Wayne, One is probably the air conditioning condenser (closest to the radiator) and the other is probably an engine oil cooler (closest to grill). They sometimes put a trans cooler there in front,...
Forum: Community Polls 09-09-2004, 11:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 35,092
Posted By krowsea
[QUOTE=John]Hi All, I'm curious of how many...

[QUOTE=John]Hi All,

I'm curious of how many folks tow with either a 1/2 ton, 3/4 ton or 1 ton truck/van. I'm betting myself that the 3/4 ton will have the most users. If you would be kind enough...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-09-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,572
Posted By krowsea
I would recommend the Carter # P4070, or similar....

I would recommend the Carter # P4070, or similar. It's 72 GPH @ 4-6 psi. A carbureted engine only needs 2-3 pounds at constant loads. Even a Holey Red or Blue pump would be fine though. The Holley...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-09-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,572
Posted By krowsea
If you can tell me the brand or model of pump (or...

If you can tell me the brand or model of pump (or color, red=Holley #12-801, blue= Holley #12-802 and so on), I can probably tell you how to wire it. If you're purchasing a new pump, make sure it's a...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-09-2004, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,572
Posted By krowsea
One quick thought, although you may have already...

One quick thought, although you may have already verified this. The oil pressure safety switch is there for a reason. If the engine has low oil pressure, the safety switch won't allow the pump to...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-07-2004, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By krowsea
You don't need to save much, a good transmission...

You don't need to save much, a good transmission cooler will typically run in the $65 - $85 range, plus any installation if you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself. It's really quite easy...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-07-2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,088
Posted By krowsea
Hi Wayne, The 87-95 truck 350s are a good...

Hi Wayne,

The 87-95 truck 350s are a good base engine, but the TBI system is very much the limiting factor. Early TBIs are quite unsophisticated, and don't take well to modifications as they...
Forum: Our Community 09-06-2004, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By krowsea
Wink Airstream, my dirty little secret.

When I purchased my '75 Sovereign recently, I drove about 1000 miles roundtrip to pick it up. I didn't pay for it until I saw it in person, and I asked 100's of questions before I left. Of course, It...
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