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Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 04-07-2021, 02:20 PM
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https://www.airforums.com/forums/f311/the-airstrea...

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f311/the-airstream-classic-motorhome-sticky-thread-95034-5.html#post1895608

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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-07-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By Boom Sounds
Airstream 250 110v layout diagram

No manuals exist for the 250 MH, but this sets out the 110v layout
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-07-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By Boom Sounds
Colour scheme for 1989-1993 Classics

Hi all,

I've managed to track down the names of the colour schemes for the 1989-1993 Classics. They are from the build sheet for my 1991 250 MH, so I assume correct, although I can't find the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-06-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,238
Posted By Boom Sounds
Youse lot and Scotland. Seriously, I predict the...

Youse lot and Scotland. Seriously, I predict the break up of the UK within the next decade.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-06-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Boom Sounds
Firestone airbags are stock items in Europe. Here...

Firestone airbags are stock items in Europe. Here is one example, but I am pretty certain there are German/French suppliers and probably more too...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-06-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,238
Posted By Boom Sounds
Those superfast DC chargers will be at service...

Those superfast DC chargers will be at service stations etc. As you say, not practical for domestic use. However, it's feasible to get a 400v/3 phase supply into domestic properties running 22Kw@16...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-04-2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,238
Posted By Boom Sounds
Lots of developments for faster charging. The...

Lots of developments for faster charging. The Megawatt Charging System (MCS) seems to be gaining pace as a standard.

The Megawatt Charging System (MCS) is a charging connector under development...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-30-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 525,569
Posted By Boom Sounds
Of course, I tend to agree. My children could...

Of course, I tend to agree. My children could sleep on the dinette until they were about eight, so we had five proper beds, you could get into any state park, up and down the Alps and the Pyrenees,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-23-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 165,192
Posted By Boom Sounds
Thanks to our local big guns, Brad and Chris, I...

Thanks to our local big guns, Brad and Chris, I was made aware off the fact that I didn't read the fine print. (disconnect the tan/blk wire to put the Electronic Spark Timing in Bypass mode.)

Ah,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-04-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 525,569
Posted By Boom Sounds
Not the best marketing plan IMHO

Not the best marketing plan IMHO
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-03-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 525,569
Posted By Boom Sounds
Very hard to find Airstream 250 Classic on Ebay....

Very hard to find Airstream 250 Classic on Ebay. Thin on details, but looks like a later model so will come with the 4L80E overdrive
...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-13-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 525,569
Posted By Boom Sounds
https://lakecity.craigslist.org/rvs/d/mc-alpin-199...

https://lakecity.craigslist.org/rvs/d/mc-alpin-1991-airstream-350-le/7276708426.html

Text associated with advert '1991 Airstream 350 LE is in overall good shape for the year, but with only 11000...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-08-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Boom Sounds
I'm no expert on the rear axle, but you can...

I'm no expert on the rear axle, but you can probably work out what you have by looking on Airstream.com on the document archive...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-08-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Boom Sounds
GM Vintage Vehicle Information ($50)

Vintage Vehicle Information ($50)
https://www.gmmediaarchive.com/?page=1

The GM Heritage Center can provide model-specific Vintage Vehicle Information Packages. For a fee of $50, the GM Heritage...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-08-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Boom Sounds
Dana/Spicer 70 and 80 axle info

Front and rear light axle parts, kits and applications. Chevrolet 70 and 80 extract attached.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-07-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 228,186
Posted By Boom Sounds
Ensure you retain and use the original pushrod...

Ensure you retain and use the original pushrod from the Hydroboost. Many problems are caused by people replacing that rod which they gives rise to braking issues due to differences in length.
...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-07-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Hi Peter - was GSL-395 marked on the pump you...

Hi Peter - was GSL-395 marked on the pump you removed from inside the tank or were you replacing an old external pump which carried that marking?
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-05-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Ha - it's almost worth the flight just to pick up...

Ha - it's almost worth the flight just to pick up the prize. I got up at 4am to watch the cricket (England/India Test match). I'm also applying for jobs, so I might just make it!
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-03-2021, 05:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Rockauto carry the AC Delco reman for about $200

Rockauto carry the AC Delco reman for about $200
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-02-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Thanks for the explanation. Guy should consider...

Thanks for the explanation. Guy should consider himself an honorary member of our club.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-02-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Originally Posted by Guyfromiowa View Post ...

Originally Posted by Guyfromiowa View Post

Guy/Magnet/Peter - can you help my simple English brain understand this?
I can get my head round the distributor sending some kind of signal to the...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-02-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Grrrrr.... Have you confirmed correct...

Grrrrr....

Have you confirmed correct voltage at the injectors and that associated fuses are all good?
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-02-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Another contender. My strategy is to have so many...

Another contender. My strategy is to have so many guesses that I must be right in the end. I can then chuck Martin/Brad under the (Argosy) bus.......

Ignition Control Module
Part Number: D1943A...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-02-2021, 02:49 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Here is a small extract from an OBD1 report. As...

Here is a small extract from an OBD1 report. As you can see, it offers lots of potential for fault finding. I'll wade in with some more useless comments :)

You can test the injectors themselves...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-01-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Peter and I have the 4L80E. It's very good once...

Peter and I have the 4L80E. It's very good once it starts up. :brows:
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-01-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
When the key is first turned "ON” without the...

When the key is first turned "ON” without the engine running, the ECM/PCM turns a fuel pump relay "ON” for two seconds. This builds up the fuel pressure quickly. If the engine is not started within...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-01-2021, 02:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Also, see attached from fuel manual. Might help.

Also, see attached from fuel manual. Might help.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-01-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
[QUOTE=DubleDeuce;2456170] Peter's 350 has...

[QUOTE=DubleDeuce;2456170]

Peter's 350 has the earlier TBI set up. It has a lower pressure. It's for a 1992 7.4L 454 4L80E P-series chassis. I think the EFI you are referring to came in about 1994.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-01-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
This is a useful document...

This is a useful document https://www.73-87chevytrucks.com/techinfo/TroubleshootingTBISystems.pdf

Did you manage to swap out the fuel pump for the low pressure version or are you still on the 40...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-31-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By Boom Sounds
Towed on fairly short flatbed....

Towed on fairly short flatbed....
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-30-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Wink Exactly. I need to replace my fuel lines so will...

Exactly. I need to replace my fuel lines so will copy your set up once you've worked it all out!
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-30-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Out of interest, why did you shoot for a high...

Out of interest, why did you shoot for a high pressure pump rather than a replacement low pressure version?

For info to anyone who gets into TBI rebuilds. I think they can be quite picky on...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-30-2021, 04:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Why is the fuel pressure so high? Can the...

Why is the fuel pressure so high? Can the TB/regulator/return line handle that pressure given that it is only expecting about 15 PSI. As far as I am aware, the stock pump was spec'd low pressure and...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-29-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
I didn't order one of these, but you might want...

I didn't order one of these, but you might want to look into it. When I was replacing mine, I as getting conflicting information relating to part numbers, so I ended up speaking to someone at Delco...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-28-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
The hissing sound might be normal, I recall my...

The hissing sound might be normal, I recall my injectors being noisy. Worth checking for vacuum leaks around the TB. However, to Bob's point, it sounds like a fuel issue and I imagine you haven't...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-27-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
I think Peter already confirmed he has a working...

I think Peter already confirmed he has a working pump and power, hence he was going to replace the diaphragm in the TB. They are prone to failure.

FYI - this doc might also be of use. ...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-27-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
I used this kit when mine was rebuilt. I...

I used this kit when mine was rebuilt. I reconciled the casting number to the numbers on the ebay listing....
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-26-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,842
Posted By Boom Sounds
Section 2 might provide some clues. ...

Section 2 might provide some clues.

https://www.73-87chevytrucks.com/techinfo/7387CKMans//Fuel_Emissions/X9136_1991_GMC_Light_Duty_Truck_Fuel_and_Emissions_Including_Driveability.pdf
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-24-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By Boom Sounds
Alternator crapped out Starter crapped out ...

Alternator crapped out
Starter crapped out
Front brake hose collapse
Burnt brake oil from mountain driving =. failure in braking system
Faulty knock sensor, which turned out to be the wrong part....
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-22-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,440
Posted By Boom Sounds
Starter/Starter solenoid Alternator ...

Starter/Starter solenoid
Alternator
Belts/Hoses
Fuel filter
Brake hoses
Dot 3 toolkit
Fan clutch
Depends on how much you have swapped out Magnet, but I try and replace, keep working spare and...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 01-17-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,115
Posted By Boom Sounds
You can certainly pick up the tyres relatively...

You can certainly pick up the tyres relatively easily and cheaply. Hankook and Nokian readily available at decent prices. Michelin are available, but costly. I run Michelin/Hankook on the fronts and...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-14-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Boom Sounds
Probably for the best

Probably for the best
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-14-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,238
Posted By Boom Sounds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLaX3ZSKwaw ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLaX3ZSKwaw

General Motors EV future reveal presentation
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-13-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Boom Sounds
The information below does appear to be accurate....

The information below does appear to be accurate. The attachment here is from the Heritage Centre's Motorhome Guide for 1971 (dated March 15th 1971). It clearly shows the P32 type designation was...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-13-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Boom Sounds
Yup, super interesting and I have never seen it...

Yup, super interesting and I have never seen it before, so not sure if it is all new. It looks like it goes back to the earliest Argosy's in the 70s.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-13-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Boom Sounds
Have you gutted the dash? I'm on the lookout for...

Have you gutted the dash? I'm on the lookout for dash trim around the Air-vents and the long piece in front of the passenger cockpit seat. Mine have cracked. Also, the Airstream Steering Wheel. Do...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 276,911
Posted By Boom Sounds
Amazing work gents.

Amazing work gents.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Boom Sounds
My take on what is different between the P32 type...

My take on what is different between the P32 type Motorhome chassis (P30 series) and the standard Forward Control P42 (P30 series) chassis used in all the bread trucks etc. Please take aim and...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-12-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Boom Sounds
I've been looking for dash trim replacements for...

I've been looking for dash trim replacements for over ten years. Still no joy :(
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Boom Sounds
P30 Series Chassis, Type (IMHO) is a P32...

P30 Series Chassis, Type (IMHO) is a P32 Motorhome chassis........

lights the blue touch paper and leaves the room...
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