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Forum: General Repair Forum 05-13-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By dkrukosky
The blog

https://197519751975airstream.blogspot.com/2019/05/installing-dometic-hp-first-it-was-off.html
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-13-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By dkrukosky
Half way there

I got the old unit off and the new unit in place now its time for wiring. I get the 110 wiring and the phone cable connects to the new thermostat but what are the 2 blue, 2 yellow, 1 red and 1 black...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-13-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,636
Posted By dkrukosky
Did you figure out if a phone cable will work for...

Did you figure out if a phone cable will work for the CC2 or do you need there special cable?
thanks putting in a new AC unit and thermostat myself and I am at the wiring stage.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-28-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By dkrukosky
Spring touch up polishing ??

So I stripped and polished a few years back last spring she was starting to look a little dull again. Just wondering what is the recommendation for touching up a polish job?
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-27-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By dkrukosky
Installing Dometic penguin HP

My spring project is to replace the old air conditioner with a new Dometic unit with the heat pump I got for Christmas. Any advice before I get started? are there any good threads on this project...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By dkrukosky
cleaning between compounds?

Hey can't remember what to use to clean between using different compounds for instance going from IIC to S. Thanks
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-24-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By dkrukosky
Armstrong AC loud at start up.

My Armstrong TR25-14 AC unite has started making a terrible racket when it first starts up and only lasts for about the first 15-20 seconds then quiets back down. I know its not the squirrel cage...
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-08-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,360
Posted By dkrukosky
Its a good question. I am also looking to...

Its a good question. I am also looking to increase my sleeping capacity and was considering adding bunks of some sort. I would love to know what others have done.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 07-08-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By dkrukosky
Short in Running lights

every time I turn on the TV lights it blows the fuse for the trailer lights in the TV, I assume there is a short somewhere in the trailer. Any tips on how to track down where it is???
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 03-18-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By dkrukosky
1975 overlander curtain question

Can anyone tell me if the curtains in the middle bedroom above the bed and above dresser are supposed to be a single panel or double panel?
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-13-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By dkrukosky
thanks I have that part the item I am trying to...

thanks I have that part the item I am trying to figure out holds the door closed while you are in the shower so it does not keep folding in on you while showering.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-11-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By dkrukosky
'75 shower door catch?

the shower door on our 75 overlander will not stay closed it looks like there used to be some kind of catch or magnet but its missing now. Can anyone tell me what should be there?
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 08-27-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,413
Posted By dkrukosky
I found my power jacks manual it was still in the...

I found my power jacks manual it was still in the sealed bag with the allen wrench.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-EfFsH5KWEX0/UhzS1fUbZGI/AAAAAAAACCk/k1EV4k8Gaog/w1010-h757-no/Power+jack
...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 08-25-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,413
Posted By dkrukosky
I just had the exact same failure did you ever...

I just had the exact same failure did you ever find parts?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 07-31-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,059
Posted By dkrukosky
sorry to bring up an old post but I never did get...

sorry to bring up an old post but I never did get these problems resolved. I replaced all the copper lines but I did use the old T fittings. I used new shut off valves at each appliance. I also...
Forum: On The Road... 07-24-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By dkrukosky
Jersey Shore? haven

heading to Jersey shore haven camp ground and I was wondering if anyone has opinions on what beech is best to spend your time at. Also any info on this camp ground. it sounds nice but their web site...
Forum: On The Road... 06-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By dkrukosky
Rehobeth outlet parking?

going to be heading to OC MD camping and the wife would like to do some outlet shopping in Rehobeth on the way. As I remember it most of those parking lots are tight and would not accommodate my long...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-06-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By dkrukosky
All finished (well sort of)

after a year of hard core shell off refurbishing we took our first camping trip to Martinak state park this weekend. What a great time. now to finish all the odds and ends that need attention.

1....
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-17-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,961
Posted By dkrukosky
I have been neglecting the updates on here...

I have been neglecting the updates on here again... but I am so close to having her back together I can taste the marshmallows roasting.

1975 Airstream overlander restoration...
Forum: On The Road... 04-17-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,188
Posted By dkrukosky
lancaster is a good place for not only Amish but...

lancaster is a good place for not only Amish but they have a lot of antique shops, Outlet shopping, and as someone stated earlier lots of fabric shops. there is a railroad museum in Strausburg (right...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 04-17-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,337
Posted By dkrukosky
yes we are collecting 70s tupperware to outfit...

yes we are collecting 70s tupperware to outfit the kitchen and my wife has purchased a fantastic macrame owl to decorate with.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 04-16-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By dkrukosky
How much maintenance?

just out of curiosity once you strip and polish an airstream how much maintenance is involved in keeping it shiny? I would think it is an eternal task!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-16-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By dkrukosky
Smile whats your blog link? thanks

whats your blog link? thanks
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By dkrukosky
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 04-16-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By dkrukosky
How many curtain tabs?

My airsteam did not come with any curtains. My wife and I are going to make new ones but I don't know how may tabs to buy. Any one willing to count? this would be all new curtains for a 75...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-13-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,059
Posted By dkrukosky
I just ran all new lines. I have a 5/8 main line...

I just ran all new lines. I have a 5/8 main line and each appliance has its own 3/8 branch of of that. I think that I will get a new regulator.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-13-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,059
Posted By dkrukosky
all the lines are new but what do you use to test...

all the lines are new but what do you use to test the pressure?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-12-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,059
Posted By dkrukosky
Propane appliances not working

so I finally got the propane lines hooked up to the fridge, furnace, and water heater. here is what is happening

the fridge when I light the flame the it ignites below the bend where the burner...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-26-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By dkrukosky
Oh mine are separate units

Oh mine are separate units
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-26-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By dkrukosky
Ok I think I see the shut off to the stove...

Ok I think I see the shut off to the stove sticking up in your pic but where does it branch to the oven?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-26-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By dkrukosky
is the shut off part of the stove? or just an...

is the shut off part of the stove? or just an inline shut of valve?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-25-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By dkrukosky
1975 propane lines

working on running new Propane lines and there are only two holes through the belly into the sink area but the furnace, stove and oven are all in that area. I cannot imagine they would have split the...
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 03-04-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,402
Posted By dkrukosky
Banana wrap and C channel overlap?

I am getting ready to put the wraps back on but got to wondering about how they attach at the top. The original wraps were riveted along the same line as the bottom of the outer skins over lapping...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-22-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,754
Posted By dkrukosky
thanks and drain?

Can you tell me the path of your rear drain? I believe the valve should be just inside your trunk on the right but what path dose the drain hose take from the valve?
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-22-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,754
Posted By dkrukosky
I am hoping to finish up the rough plumbing this...

I am hoping to finish up the rough plumbing this weekend. If anyone can post a pic of there rear drain setup and city water inlet I would be very grateful.

My thought is to put the inlet through...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-21-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By dkrukosky
Thanks I did see that one but I was unsure if it...

Thanks I did see that one but I was unsure if it was the thicker line or not.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-21-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By dkrukosky
Another question is the original regulator has...

Another question is the original regulator has two pigtails that go to the tanks and a larger hose that feeds the rest of the system. Any Ida were to get this larger hose? I seems like all the...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-20-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By dkrukosky
Our water tank is mid trailer.

Our water tank is mid trailer.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-19-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,754
Posted By dkrukosky
where is the water city water hook up on new...

where is the water city water hook up on new airstreams?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-19-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,185
Posted By dkrukosky
bad steel

Yes I have seen the poor quality of steel first hand. I replaced all the rot and boxed my frame in. I am however still in the rebuild stage so it is an untested solution.
...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-19-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By dkrukosky
so it sounds like your lines do branch under your...

so it sounds like your lines do branch under your water tank?
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-18-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By dkrukosky
Do the lines run along the frame? or just down...

Do the lines run along the frame? or just down the middle or off centre of the belly? What I have left of my original line is a collection of 3/4 to 3/8s T's all attached together about 2 feet long....
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-18-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,754
Posted By dkrukosky
thanks but I dont have a hole for the inlet. I...

thanks but I dont have a hole for the inlet. I think the old inlet went through the floor and a hose connected under the trailer. I am not sure as it was all dismantled by the previous owner. I now...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-18-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,754
Posted By dkrukosky
City water inlet and drain location advice

I am re plumbing my overlander rear bath. I am wondering if there are any recommendations on where to locate the city water inlet and the system drain?
It looks like on the old system the inlet...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 02-16-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By dkrukosky
I am running new lines also. Can anyone tell me...

I am running new lines also. Can anyone tell me where the manifold connects under the trailer. I guess another way to put it is where does the main lp line end (3/4 copper)and the feeder lines run...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-13-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By dkrukosky
Tank Tubes

so is that one tube for gray and one for black tank?
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-13-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By dkrukosky
So are there some kind of tubes that run from the...

So are there some kind of tubes that run from the back holes to the waste tanks?
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-12-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By dkrukosky
I was just hoping to get an idea of how many I...

I was just hoping to get an idea of how many I would need so I can order them ahead of starting to make the drapes. Also an idea of how much fabric would be very helpful.
another question is it...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-12-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By dkrukosky
Preventing the rodent super highway

I am getting ready to re install the duct work for the furnace. before dismantling the mice had been using this as a highway for high speed commuting from one end of the trailer to the other. I...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By dkrukosky
how many tabs?

Any chance you can tell me how many of each of the tabs you have on each window? our camper did not come with any curtains but the tracks are good.
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