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Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-09-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,098
Posted By boilermaker
I am having the same height problems with the...

I am having the same height problems with the blue ox hitch and my GMC Sierra 2500. I have a six hole hitch and cannot get it low enough to level the trailer. How would I determine if I need a seven...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-20-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By boilermaker
I thought that it would, but it didn't. I ended...

I thought that it would, but it didn't. I ended up taking the entire door apart and found the spring loaded arms on each side of the door hooked on studs inside the door frame. I was able to put it...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 10-19-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By boilermaker
Magic Chef Oven Door

Does anyone know how to remove the door from the Magic Chef oven?
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By boilermaker
'75 Sovereign Interior Parts for Sale

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Tambour storage units from below couches and beds , center bath...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-07-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By boilermaker
Suburban NT30SP Hot Ductwork

I just replaced the old Suburban NT32 furnace in my '75 Sovereign with a new NT30SP. The furnace works great but I am concerned that the ductwork gets so hot, too hot to touch. I replaced the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-21-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By boilermaker
I do have a rear bedroom model. I replaced the...

I do have a rear bedroom model. I replaced the original ductwork with the same configuration, 2 - 4" flex ducts that went into an 8" round under the shower then into a 2 1/2" x 10" under the bath...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-20-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By boilermaker
Thanks Perry, Colaw has an NT20 for $350. but if...

Thanks Perry, Colaw has an NT20 for $350. but if it is not going to be big enough it's not an option. I was just trying to save a few bucks.

Ken
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-19-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By boilermaker
Suburban NT32CA Replacement

I need to replace the old Suburban NT32CA furnace in my '75 Sovereign 31. Would an NT20 be big enough to do the job. Also, I have not been able to find any information on what all of the letters...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 10-14-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,137
Posted By boilermaker
I just replaced the tires on my recently...

I just replaced the tires on my recently purchased '75 Sovereign 31' and pulled the drums to check the brakes. I found the exact same pieces on the drum, except mine are rusted and have obviously...
Forum: On The Road... 09-29-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,713
Posted By boilermaker
This is the funniest thing I have ever read! ...

This is the funniest thing I have ever read!

Ken
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-18-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 900
Posted By boilermaker
Blue Ox WD Question

I have decided to purchase a Blue Ox WD Sway Pro for the '75 Sovereign 31' that I am refurbishing. My TV is a 2001 Chevy Silverado 1/2 ton with a tow package and air boots on the rear suspension. I...
Forum: Refrigerators 09-12-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By boilermaker
Dan, I sent emails to a couple of different...

Dan,
I sent emails to a couple of different repair shops yesterday - no response yet. I went to Campland RV in Burns Harbor IN yesterday with parts list to see if by chance the parts were available...
Forum: Refrigerators 09-11-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By boilermaker
My fridge is a Dometic RM2801. I called a guy...

My fridge is a Dometic RM2801. I called a guy named Leon in Shipshawanna, IN whose name I found in a post by hensbob. He said he could replace the control rods and knobs without much trouble if he...
Forum: Refrigerators 09-08-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By boilermaker
Dometic Control Knobs

All of the control knobs on the Dometic frig in my '75 Sovereign are missing. The PO apparently used pliers to operate the controls and crushed the ends or the rods so that new knobs can't be put on....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-27-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,844
Posted By boilermaker
I have a '75 Sovereign 31 with parts of the old...

I have a '75 Sovereign 31 with parts of the old style Reese sway control. Old Style Reese Sway Control OK?...
Forum: Tires 07-25-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,480
Posted By boilermaker
I am renewing a '75 Sovereign 31' that needs new...

I am renewing a '75 Sovereign 31' that needs new tires and I think after reading everyones' posts that I have decided to go with the Michelin LTX M/S2. The tires that are on the trailer now are...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-29-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By boilermaker
Mystery Outlet

I need help identifying an outlet mounted underneath the trailer just below the front axle on the street side. There is a gray wire from the outlet connected to nothing behind the refrigerator.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-23-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,188
Posted By boilermaker
Aluminum Cleaner and Brightener

Has anyone ever used this product after stripping the clear coat and before polishing?
Streak Master, Inc. - Aluminum Cleaner, Aluminum Cleaning, Black Streak Remover, Cleaners, and more....
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 09-18-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,136
Posted By boilermaker
Texasbound

Texasbound - I installed one of the three new vents. I used Tempro 635 under the vent and the screws provided with the fan. I also added screws in between the predrilled holes in the fan. The screws...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 08-22-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,136
Posted By boilermaker
Fantastic Fan Installation

I have been searching the forum for the best method to install new Fantastic fans on my "75 Sovereign but can't seem to find anything. I'm not sure if I should use the screws that came with the fan...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-12-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,596
Posted By boilermaker
I have finished stripping the clear coat from my...

I have finished stripping the clear coat from my '75 Sovereign and I am looking for a cleaner. Has anyone used this product? Aluminum Cleaner - Non- Toxic Aluminum Cleaner For Cleaning Bare Aluminum...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-07-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 99,935
Posted By boilermaker
Thanks for the info on the insulation. Do you...

Thanks for the info on the insulation. Do you leave an airspace between the underside of the floor and the Tuff-R?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-07-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,141
Posted By boilermaker
Do you guys use the Metal Ready prep before por15?

Do you guys use the Metal Ready prep before por15?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-06-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 99,935
Posted By boilermaker
What type of insulation did you use below the...

What type of insulation did you use below the floor?
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 06-04-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,931
Posted By boilermaker
Our '75 Sovereign sounds a lot like yours except...

Our '75 Sovereign sounds a lot like yours except our shag carpet was pink. I am leaving the two tambour storage units in the kitchen, all of the rest will be replaced with cabinet doors.

We are...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
There is a red wire that goes nowhere that I...

There is a red wire that goes nowhere that I found close to the thingamabob right next to the thingummy in the middle of the mess. That was probably connected to the pump that used to be there. Do...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
Where would I find the vin?

Where would I find the vin?
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
The battery box is underneath the thingummy. The...

The battery box is underneath the thingummy. The old univolt used to sit on top. I haven't installed the new converter yet so I can't turn the the pump on to listen for it.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
Here's some pic's.

Here's some pic's.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
I looked on line. The thingamabob is an in line...

I looked on line. The thingamabob is an in line boat filter/strainer. As soon as I figure out how, I will post a picture.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
This is making me crazy. I just looked at my...

This is making me crazy. I just looked at my thingamabob again. It is a clear plastic device about 2" square inserted into the rubber hose that is connected to the fresh water tank. It is a Shurflo...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-04-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By boilermaker
Where's the pump?

I can't find the water pump on my '75 Sovereign 31. There is also a black rubber hose about a foot long connected at the valves under the kitchen sink with a clear plastic thingamabob clamped in the...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 05-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,992
Posted By boilermaker
I am new to the AS community. I am in the process...

I am new to the AS community. I am in the process of restoring my '75 Sovereign and battling leaks also. In addition to the AS, I am working on a 1956 Loan Star aluminum boat. The boat experts...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-28-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By boilermaker
I have been reading this forum since purchasing...

I have been reading this forum since purchasing an AS last winter. I have started to restore the '75 Sovereign and I have all of the issues that everyone else does. The fans and vents are broken,...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-14-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,701
Posted By boilermaker
This is a question for the expert upholsterers. ...

This is a question for the expert upholsterers. I am in the process of reupholstering the gaucho and sofa in our 1975 Sovereign. I do not want to put the buttons on because I would like a more...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-13-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,660
Posted By boilermaker
I have just started to restore the my '75...

I have just started to restore the my '75 Sovereign and I have the same problem that everyone else has with the back bumper. Can you post a picture of the corrections you've made?

Ken
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 02-03-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By boilermaker
I am a new member also and having trouble...

I am a new member also and having trouble uploading pictures and creating an album. I have stored my pictures on photobucket.......... now what?

I don't get the rivets, what's up with that?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-02-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,488
Posted By boilermaker
Thanks TGT As long as I have this trailer...

Thanks TGT
As long as I have this trailer gutted, are there any other electrical improvements that you think I should make?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-01-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,488
Posted By boilermaker
I have just purchased a '75 sovereign 31' and i...

I have just purchased a '75 sovereign 31' and i was told that the converter needs to be replaced. I am an electrical idiot. I have read all of the posts above and don't understand very much of...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 02-01-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,231
Posted By boilermaker
Thanks for the info. What is the best way to...

Thanks for the info. What is the best way to remove the old caulk. I have tried a utility knife and a painters tool but I'm afraid it will damage the skin.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 01-31-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,231
Posted By boilermaker
We have just purchased a '75 Sovereign 31 with a...

We have just purchased a '75 Sovereign 31 with a center bath and we are having the same problems with leaks. We have removed all built-ins in the front and rear and discovered the floor is rotted at...
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