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Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 06-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,645
Posted By newroswell
The wingman addition helps reception, but you...

The wingman addition helps reception, but you should be able to get something in your area without it. You will need to find the amplifier button, then have the TV do a "scan for channels".
...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,202
Posted By newroswell
It's nearly impossible to find Made in the USA...

It's nearly impossible to find Made in the USA tools anymore. Look at all the craftsman tools on the self right now. Most are not USA. There are still some of the slow moving stock that is from a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,296
Posted By newroswell
Carl, the OP is probably long gone because this...

Carl, the OP is probably long gone because this thread is so far off his original question. You will probably get more insight on the Excursion GVWR conundrum from a thread not titled Dodge with...
Forum: Awnings 06-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,881
Posted By newroswell
My stainless steel bars just arrived. They...

My stainless steel bars just arrived. They appear to be a lot stronger than the aluminum.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 34,091
Posted By newroswell
Single best upgrade to improve MPG's is the...

Single best upgrade to improve MPG's is the circuitry between the drivers ears. Have you ever watched the traffic around you flooring it from the green light to slamming on the brakes for the red...
Forum: Windows & Screens 06-15-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By newroswell
I'm wondering if that wing nut is stock? They...

I'm wondering if that wing nut is stock? They have this style now.
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 06-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By newroswell
Probably time to start checking voltage. You...

Probably time to start checking voltage. You should have 13.6 or more at the converter output. If you're on the road without a multimeter, you could just pick up a cheap one at walmart or...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 06-15-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By newroswell
Check the breakers and fuses? There should be a...

Check the breakers and fuses? There should be a fuse on the converter output also.
Forum: On The Road... 06-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,638
Posted By newroswell
They are not making a smart decision in doing...

They are not making a smart decision in doing that. Those engines are easily rebuilt and it can be reliable. All the problems are well known and straight forward to fix. Should they have to do...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,679
Posted By newroswell
That's a good point Mike. But for the 3/4 and 1...

That's a good point Mike. But for the 3/4 and 1 tons it's not even close.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-13-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,679
Posted By newroswell
Bob, pickuptrucks.com has been slow today. ...

Bob, pickuptrucks.com has been slow today. rcarl, Keep searching buddy. That doesn't show 3/4 and 1 ton sales.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,679
Posted By newroswell
Where are you getting that? GM is getting...

Where are you getting that? GM is getting slaughtered in the HD market, especially in the 1 ton class.

https://news.pickuptrucks.com/2014/04/who-sold-the-most-pickups-in-2013.html
Forum: On The Road... 06-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,638
Posted By newroswell
Yeah, you don't ever see anyone posting about a...

Yeah, you don't ever see anyone posting about a problem with a GM in the truck forums...

GM fixed that annoying catching fire problem right?

2015 GMC Yukon Catches Fire on Test Drive, GM...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-13-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,296
Posted By newroswell
J, why do you hate better gas milage so much? ...

J, why do you hate better gas milage so much? :lol: Joking, but there is a reason your KW has 13 gears, even if you don't need them all the time, no? I believe some of these 8 speeds can skip...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-13-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,296
Posted By newroswell
Having a lower first gear is absolutely a...

Having a lower first gear is absolutely a performance enhancement. Having better gear spacing for just the right gear in the mountains is a performance enhancement. Having a higher top gear for...
Forum: On The Road... 06-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,638
Posted By newroswell
Red, you keep saying that, but the numbers say...

Red, you keep saying that, but the numbers say otherwise. Look at the companies that have large fleets, they do analysis of miles and tons of work vs cost and they buy Fords. There is a Cummins...
Forum: Awnings 06-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,881
Posted By newroswell
https://awningsbyzipdee.com/media/19b7d1b0a0ed4116f...

https://awningsbyzipdee.com/media/19b7d1b0a0ed4116ffff8007ffffd523.pdf

But call 800-338-2378 ask for the parts department. You're looking for a pair of part #2.
Forum: On The Road... 06-11-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,638
Posted By newroswell
Brian, you seem to have be the best of both...

Brian, you seem to have be the best of both worlds.



What deficiency in your tow vehicle fleet has you shopping for a new vehicle?
Forum: On The Road... 06-11-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,638
Posted By newroswell
Bob, the goal is to not use the truck and trailer...

Bob, the goal is to not use the truck and trailer brakes for long hill descents. You use those brakes to rapidly decrease speed, but the goal is to use the engine brake to hold a safe speed without...
Forum: Awnings 06-11-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,881
Posted By newroswell
Unhappy Big Mac, the aluminum bars are ridiculously weak...

Big Mac, the aluminum bars are ridiculously weak where the holes are drilled for the pin. The stainless steel bars are going to be a lot stronger. The next weakest link is probably the square tube...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 Classic (all lengths) 06-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 27,331
Posted By newroswell
I'm wondering who makes those small USB charging...

I'm wondering who makes those small USB charging outlets. That would be simple to install where you can tap into a nearby light's 12v power.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-29-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,791
Posted By newroswell
You're putting more load on the rear axle of the...

You're putting more load on the rear axle of the trailer with the nose high. That would also cause a more harsh ride. But 2 inches probably isn't too significant at 25'. I would level the trailer...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-02-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By newroswell
Meh... Another, premium priced engine that needs...

Meh... Another, premium priced engine that needs premium priced fuel. At 180 HP, 325 TQ, it's going to have a lot of competition from V6's gas'ers.

2.8L Duramax | Chevrolet Colorado Diesel...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-02-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By newroswell
I bought 30 amp slow blows from the big orange...

I bought 30 amp slow blows from the big orange store (Home Depot) recently.
Forum: Our Community 05-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7,732
Views: 1,376,663
Posted By newroswell
kcbwil, there's a dedicated thread for Craigslist...

kcbwil, there's a dedicated thread for Craigslist finds.

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f48/interesting-craigslist-finds-37064.html
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By newroswell
Red, you'll know it still has a clear coat as...

Red, you'll know it still has a clear coat as soon as you try to polish it. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNZepfqL2ow
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-24-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By newroswell
https://www.airforums.com/forums/f44/sealants-summa...

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f44/sealants-summary-116214.html
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,237
Posted By newroswell
That would be me. We were in a pretty bad...

That would be me. We were in a pretty bad accident and the water heater was bashed in and propane was flowing out of the smashed internals. Traffic wasn't able to move and dozens of people were...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 37,633
Posted By newroswell
Neil is very serious about flags. 209845

Neil is very serious about flags. 209845
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-15-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By newroswell
Wait, Mr. Wiley's Well himself found a road too...

Wait, Mr. Wiley's Well himself found a road too rough to take the Airstream down? :wally:
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 04-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,261
Posted By newroswell
Joe, in our 2010 Airstream I have found nylon...

Joe, in our 2010 Airstream I have found nylon crimp caps used by the factory.

14-10 Gauge Crimp Connectors 100 Pieces - WiringProducts...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-04-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,437
Posted By newroswell
Jenniflow, there are a few good threads here on...

Jenniflow, there are a few good threads here on this subject. Here's one for inspiration, I think the photos start on page 2. I'll be honest though, I would hate to see a 34'er sawed on. They're...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,437
Posted By newroswell
The hacked up Airstream capitol of the world has...

The hacked up Airstream capitol of the world has got to be Austin, Texas. Dozens of them used to sell donuts, BBQ and cupcakes.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-21-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,392
Posted By newroswell
mstephens, are you still using the Chrysler 300? ...

mstephens, are you still using the Chrysler 300? I don't believe a 7-pin is factory. Who installed the 7-pin? Is the 12v+ pin actually hot? Is it on a relay and you need the car running? You may...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-21-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,060
Posted By newroswell
Hey, I missed the dates for the Mono Lake rally...

Hey, I missed the dates for the Mono Lake rally announced at the potluck. What where they again Cara?

Last section of the hike to the top of Moro Rock.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,409
Posted By newroswell
Colin, I'll see your door within a door, and...

Colin, I'll see your door within a door, and raise you a window and full polish.

https://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=119017&d=1294555551
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-19-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 80,987
Posted By newroswell
pappy, you are paying $19 for 6 quarts of oil and...

pappy, you are paying $19 for 6 quarts of oil and an oil filter? $10 for a fuel filter is a fair price. I carry a spare now.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,911
Posted By newroswell
Alan, the friction pad hangers are in perfect...

Alan, the friction pad hangers are in perfect position right behind the propane tank base. My hitch came with 1200lb bars and I've switched to 800lb bars and both ride on the friction pads fine.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 30,621
Posted By newroswell
There may be other ways to see if it was a lemon...

There may be other ways to see if it was a lemon law buy back also. If it is, it sounds like the dealer is in violation of DMV requirements to notify you.

Lemon Law Buyback Vehicles FFVR 17...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-25-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 30,621
Posted By newroswell
mstephens, you own it already so make the most of...

mstephens, you own it already so make the most of it. You had a broke radiator cap and cracked reservoir, enough to put any vehicle on the side of the road. Lots of speculation beyond those facts...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 30,621
Posted By newroswell
I would really push for them to extended the...

I would really push for them to extended the warranty on the engine and transmission after this. The numbers in that article don't don't add up either. 1300 affected, but up to 500 new issues a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 30,621
Posted By newroswell
Dealers repairing Chrysler V6 engines - Autoweek...

Dealers repairing Chrysler V6 engines - Autoweek (https://www.autoweek.com/article/20120813/carnews/120819959)
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-06-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 102,697
Posted By newroswell
The Isetta has the advantage that the bigger the...

The Isetta has the advantage that the bigger the driver, the less WD you need.
Forum: On The Road... 01-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,842
Views: 336,662
Posted By newroswell
AZ Diesel

AZ Diesel
Forum: On The Road... 01-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,782
Posted By newroswell
This guy lost a little off the top. Old man...

This guy lost a little off the top.

Old man drives his trailer into a narrow winding "small cars only" road and gets stuck - YouTube...
Forum: Airstream Oddities 11-07-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 31,100
Posted By newroswell
That looks really different than the other...

That looks really different than the other Airstreams made for railroad companies. What a nice find. Can't wait to see the restoration.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-02-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,386
Posted By newroswell
Airstream sightings start at 0:44. Muse -...

Airstream sightings start at 0:44.

Muse - Uprising - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8KQmps-Sog)
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-30-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,386
Posted By newroswell
Charging over a long cable run is hard! I'm...

Charging over a long cable run is hard! I'm wanting to do a run from the high output alternator and dual truck battery's to an anderson plug on the rear of the truck also. If for nothing else but...
Forum: Tires 10-30-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,573
Posted By newroswell
My own statistical analysis matches everyone else...

My own statistical analysis matches everyone else here and on other RV forums. In 100% of the time, replacing the crap Good for a Year Marathons with Michelin LT rated tires eliminates all tire...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-14-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,430
Posted By newroswell
Chris & Haley, I'm looking forward to tasting the...

Chris & Haley, I'm looking forward to tasting the Pumpkin Beer. We're bringing a few bottles of our Smashing Pumkin Ale to the meet and greet Friday night.
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