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Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-09-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,995
Posted By porourke
Third Belt -

Finally found the third belt! It made it all the way out the bottom and was on the concrete slab just far enough back where I couldnt see it under the block. Found a correct drawing online and it...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-06-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,995
Posted By porourke
Keyair - I thought that I may have had a belt...

Keyair - I thought that I may have had a belt burn in two and fall down below the block. Whent back and looked and thats not the case. The water pump pully has only 2 groves in it. The front one that...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-05-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,995
Posted By porourke
Need more info -

Phoenix - Reread my post. I only intend to use the old pump to flush the system out with no thermostat in it for best water flow. When the new pump, belts, and fan clutch get here I will put them in....
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-03-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,995
Posted By porourke
Thanks-

Thanks for the input Rob. I am semi retired and was off the whole weekend 4 dayes and managed to get the water pump off after I serarated it from the fan and fan clutch. Brought it home and while I...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-31-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,529
Posted By porourke
GearVender comments- Luv UM!

We have one on our coach, it was on it when we bought it. A year after we bought it, we took my Daughter and two grand kids from here in Houston to Disney Land in Florida. We kept close records of...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-31-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,995
Posted By porourke
Water pump froze up!

Well things have gone from not to bad to very bad! Took the coach down and brought enough gas to get it up to half a tank so we could use the generator and just as I got it back in our slot in the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-29-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,515
Posted By porourke
Thanks -

Thanks for the compliment, I have worked at the same company as a Maintence electritan for 46 Years, because of the type production machinery we have I do a lot of hydralic and pnumatic work on the...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-29-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By porourke
P30 MH chassis service guide PDF format-

A lot of members don't have a P30 Chassis manual for an older one like we have. I ran across this while at work last might. its identical to the hard copy we have for our coach. Click on the link...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-28-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
yes I agree-

Yes I agree, the only reason I can think of is if you develoupe a bad leak and the pump cant keep up both bags will deflate at the same time. But this would work with only one valve. The built in...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-28-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
Rear air bag layout-

This is a scan from the OP manual that came with our coach. Its accurate only thing is no component location-

I wouldn't change it unless you are shur its leaking. Leakage will ether come out...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-27-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
Smile Air Tank-

Its a shame they did not put a 5 or 6 gallon tank on these things. A larger air tank would mean that the compressor would not have to cycle on and off so much while you are in motion, that would save...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-26-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By porourke
What's located between the two axels are the two...

What's located between the two axels are the two air leveling valves - I recently changed mine out to get rid on the leaking air coming from the seals around the input shafts. Now instead of bleeding...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-24-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
The other leveling valve is located directly...

The other leveling valve is located directly accross from the one you found. You have to get up on one elbo to see it. The airtank is located in the engine service compartment just to the right of...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-24-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By porourke
Smile Air tank location-

We have a 93 LH and the air tank or accumulator is located just under the air pump in the front service area. Long clynderical tank mounted upright and painted black. The Pump is just to the right of...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-24-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,515
Posted By porourke
Smile Comments on leaking check valves.

Check valves block flow in one direction and allow it in the opposite direction. Most are a Ball,spring and cone setup in a tubular sleeve container threaded on both ends. Before I found the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-19-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
Smile It worked!

I forgot to add - it looks like this clean - the falve in the MH will be filthy.
The two fittings are the air in from the accumulator and air out to the bag. The long black tube is the exhaust tube....
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-19-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
Air bag location

Yes, on ours they are located about half way between the air accumilator tank and the rear wheels. One for the left side and one for the right side, but odly enough the input lines are teed together,...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-19-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,515
Posted By porourke
Smile Air bags leaking-

Mine was the same way. I did have an air leak, it was comming form the seals on both the input shafts on both the leveling air valves that adjust the coach rear end heighth. I was lucky they werent...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 12-18-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,904
Posted By porourke
Back end sags-

We have a 93 LY with rear auto leveling suspension. If pressure is ok On the dash air guage but the coach still sets low first thing I would check is the two air leveling valves one on each side...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-18-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,841
Posted By porourke
Smile Parts-

There is a website " schoolbusspartsco.com " that has tooons of stuf for the P30 chasie so many of us have. I got new pantograph arms amd both bases that Airstream support told me was obsolete and...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-18-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,515
Posted By porourke
Need info-

Are you talking about the front two in the coil springs or rhe back two larger ones that work off the air pump and leveling valve setup?
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-13-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,697
Posted By porourke
We have a 454 in a 93 LY that did the same thing....

We have a 454 in a 93 LY that did the same thing. Turned out I didnt put enough Sta-Bil in the last fill up. This started with a 1/2 a tank. I let it sit and idle till it ran out of gas. Fresh gas...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-13-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,995
Posted By porourke
Smile Advice on 454 radiator cooling fan

Our 93 LY has started making a little racket when the engine warms up enough for the radiator cooling fan to come on. I have been hesatant to use it. It may be getting close to time to replace it. I...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-09-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,553
Posted By porourke
Smile LY Rear Air Suspension help-

We have a 1993 LY MH 33 Footer, Can any one tell us the location of the air leveling valves on the rear air suspension. I want to check and see if we have air leakage out the exhaust ports on either...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-07-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,524
Posted By porourke
You have to shim the door in or out a little -...

You have to shim the door in or out a little - once you get the slot in the door edge lined up with the deadbolt it will go in all the way, not gust hang up on the edge. If its real far off you may...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-07-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By porourke
Smile Wiper parts

You can find what you are looking for on a website called " schoolbusparts.com" They have a lot of things that can be used on Airstreams. I got a new set of arms, and an exact replacement for the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-04-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By porourke
WELL! Its finally over. The Steer Safe unit came...

WELL! Its finally over. The Steer Safe unit came Yesterday and My son in law helped me put it on. I could tell the difference right away, No wandering, but it was pulling to the right a little. We...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-22-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By porourke
Steer Safe question

We have a 1993 Land Yacht 33 foot on a P30 chasie, want to put a Steer Safe unit on the front end. Has any one ever done this. It had a alignment, new Bell cranks and an inspection. I would like to...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-07-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,430
Posted By porourke
Well its been a good while and its working OK!...

Well its been a good while and its working OK! The Hi Seed fan relay is behind the drivers side dash be hind the instrument panel. I am almost 70 years old. Too old to stand on my head to get to it...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-10-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By porourke
The spray I used is called JELT, It comes in a...

The spray I used is called JELT, It comes in a silver can with black letters, I am an electritan by trade at the plant I work at. We have a lot of QA guages that operate off of air pressure, 5 to 7...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-09-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By porourke
Hi Mike, thanks for the reply. When you did your...

Hi Mike, thanks for the reply. When you did your mods did you keep the same type of air bags that it came with, and it there a seperat adjustment for each bag or both on the same one? My two are...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-08-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By porourke
Rear air bag question

We have a 93 LY MH with the air pump operated air bags on the rear end. Has any one ever dissconected the two back airbags and installed lines and fill valves on the outside coach wall. After...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-06-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By porourke
The blank first slot in the entry area is usualy...

The blank first slot in the entry area is usualy the Dock Lights. Turn those on at night to light the rear and trunk area.



Pat - Houston Tx :wally:
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 08-06-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By porourke
We own a 93 LY on a P30 chassi. Have had it for 6...

We own a 93 LY on a P30 chassi. Have had it for 6 years!
Any thing I can help with, be glad to.


Pat - Houston TX :wally:
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-28-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,949
Posted By porourke
We have had a 93 on a P30 chassie for 5 years and...

We have had a 93 on a P30 chassie for 5 years and its been a good one. Drive it and if the steering seems to wander around a little at highway speeds it may need new bell cranks, GM calles them...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-07-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,430
Posted By porourke
Ours is on a Chevy p30 chasie. I dont intend to...

Ours is on a Chevy p30 chasie. I dont intend to redo our tv setup. We never use the one thats there. What I am trying to find out from any of the menbers that might know Is on my 1993 Land Yacht MH...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-06-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,745
Posted By porourke
OK - Thanks a bunch! I got the TV out ok this...

OK - Thanks a bunch! I got the TV out ok this weekend but was looking on the drivers side! I am pretty sure the fan is ok because it runs in 3 speeds through the resistor setup but in hi speed you...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-05-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,430
Posted By porourke
Well Everybody I got the shroud that holds the tv...

Well Everybody I got the shroud that holds the tv in off but to get it all the way off and let it hang by the cable that feeds the switches on the left hand side I had to remove 4 screws out of 8...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-04-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,460
Posted By porourke
Land Yacht Air Levelling Mod

We have a1993 Land Yacht MH. It has air suspension that comes on when the ignition is turned on and off with it off. It only controls the rear of the coach the front is fixed pressure air bags. Does...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-03-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By porourke
The box with the resistors in it you mentioned is...

The box with the resistors in it you mentioned is for the 3 lower speeds. in hi speed the high speed fan relay drops out the resistor module and takes 12V right off the 30 amp fuse and sends it...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-03-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By porourke
Remove dash tv - need help

We have a 1993 Land Yacht MH and need some advice. I need to get to the dash ac fan and relays behind the tv in the center of the consoule. I use to have all this done but am retired now and have...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-02-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,430
Posted By porourke
We have a 1993 Land Yacht MH and need some...

We have a 1993 Land Yacht MH and need some advice. I need to get to the dach ac fan and relays behind the tv in the center of the consoule. I use to have all this done but am retired now and have...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-02-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,745
Posted By porourke
We have a 1993 Land Yacht MH and need some...

We have a 1993 Land Yacht MH and need some advice. I need to get to the dach ac fan and relays behind the tv in the center of the consoule. I use to have all this done but am retired now and have...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-12-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By porourke
Found It!

Well we hit pay dirt today! I took a tellescoping mirror that I use sometimes at work and put it up in the area and shined a light on the top of the caliper and there it was. Right behind what...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-12-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By porourke
The only thing I took loose was the 3/16 tubing...

The only thing I took loose was the 3/16 tubing line, cut about 2 inches off the end to remove the cracked portion and put the farule and nut back on and made it up. With my wife pumping the brakes...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-11-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,074
Posted By porourke
Wiper replacement parts -

We have a 93 Land Yacht and I just got through replacing the blade assemblies, panographic arms and one of the mounting brackets and pivot arm assemblies. Got all this stuff fairly cheap from a web...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-11-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By porourke
The line that broke was the 3/16 metal line that...

The line that broke was the 3/16 metal line that goes to a bracket right next to the caliper, it is flexible hose from there, to the banjo fitting but I have jacked it up, took the mud flap off and...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-10-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By porourke
Bleed rear disc brakes -

We have a 1993 Land Yacht Mh with disk brakes all the way around. After replacing a broken rear brake line I have air in it and the spongy petal that comes with it. I have blead brakes before but...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 07-28-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,110
Posted By porourke
AutoPark electric pump help!

Hi - although we have had our 93 LY for almost three years we have never had to top off the reservoir for the electric pump for the autopark set up. Can anyone tell us what kind of fluid to use?...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-10-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,337
Posted By porourke
Most three stage chargers float the batery at...

Most three stage chargers float the batery at 13.2VDC - to foce 5 to 6 Millamps, no more, through the battery, this keeps from boiling the electrolitic. Only problem with then is this. The use the...
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