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Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-18-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Boom Sounds
I would say it is most likely a ground issue. You...

I would say it is most likely a ground issue. You starter battery is in a different circuit to house lights. Do you have any power to the ignition? What voltage is your battery reading? Using a 12v...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-05-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,608
Posted By Boom Sounds
The other advantage of the Airlink transformer...

The other advantage of the Airlink transformer over the yellow box version is that it has soft start. Theoretically, this limits initial current draw thereby stopping you switching off your (and...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-05-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Boom Sounds
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-05-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By Boom Sounds
MEMCAL Extraction and Replacement

See attached guidance doc
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 06-05-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By Boom Sounds
Setting TBI timing

Instructions attached
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-22-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,322
Posted By Boom Sounds
Ignore the tan wire comment. I believe that only...

Ignore the tan wire comment. I believe that only applies on later Gen V 7.4L engines because I think (not 100%) it takes the ECM out of circuit when setting timing on TBI engines. I have some earlier...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-22-2022, 03:22 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,322
Posted By Boom Sounds
I concur and need to disconnect the brown wire...

I concur and need to disconnect the brown wire which is usually in front of passenger seat (at least it is on my coach). I cleaned and marked the timing mark and we did timing from underneath with...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-22-2022, 03:21 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,322
Posted By Boom Sounds
I concur and need to disconnect the brown wire...

I concur and need to disconnect the brown wire which is usually in front of passenger seat (at least it is on my coach). I cleaned and marked the timing mark and we did timing from underneath with...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-21-2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Boom Sounds
Steering wheels

I've been admiring these which are made just down the road from me. I believe you can still get the boss to fit. 16" and 17" options available. Mota Lita were factory items on some coaches.
...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-21-2022, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Boom Sounds
I have messaged you Niek

I have messaged you Niek
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-17-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,903
Posted By Boom Sounds
Is it going to the SurePower blue finned isolator...

Is it going to the SurePower blue finned isolator in your engine bay?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-17-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Boom Sounds
I have a mould for the cover. I would need to...

I have a mould for the cover. I would need to check, by 95% sure it is for a 310. Only issue is that I am in the UK. Maybe you could get a mould out there or possibly get something made here and...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-14-2022, 01:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,903
Posted By Boom Sounds
I think the stock brand was Cole Hersee...

I think the stock brand was Cole Hersee https://bobsguides.com/cole-hersee-solenoid.html
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 05-04-2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,820
Posted By Boom Sounds
It's determined by the chassis length, check this...

It's determined by the chassis length, check this doc for details.

https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits/Motorhome/1976-Chevrolet-Motorhome.pdf
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-01-2022, 01:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,620
Posted By Boom Sounds
Great job. Love the fabric. We have the identical...

Great job. Love the fabric. We have the identical couch, i can't say I've ever found it comfortable enough for extended trips, so we've resorted to a memory foam topper, we probably should have...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 04-18-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Boom Sounds
You should contact Richard at ACME Airparts

You should contact Richard at ACME Airparts
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 04-18-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,801
Posted By Boom Sounds
Great post and pictures. Agree, numbers on the...

Great post and pictures. Agree, numbers on the forum are dwindling. Some have shifted to Facebook, but in my view, the posts are nowhere near as good.
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 03-27-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,346
Posted By Boom Sounds
In terms of finding the correct parts, I like to...

In terms of finding the correct parts, I like to cross-check across various sources e.g. the service manuals and the following sites

AC Delco site here: https://parts.gmparts.com/...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 03-27-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,346
Posted By Boom Sounds
I would block that up or get some stronger axel...

I would block that up or get some stronger axel stands. You've got an awful lot of weight up there, are they car ramps or extra heavy duty ramps? Peter Hausmann has made some ramps. They are like...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 03-27-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Boom Sounds
Also, keen to know if it is being parted out. I'm...

Also, keen to know if it is being parted out. I'm after a few pieces e.g. steering wheel for starters! thanks xx
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-26-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Boom Sounds
Air Conditioning upgrade from R12 to R134

Hey all,

I intend to replace the Air Con and try and get the dash air working again.

I will buy the Sanden SD7H15 Model No. 7819 compressor which Peter has used successfully in an identical...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-08-2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 28,108
Posted By Boom Sounds
Nice work, will copy it if I can find the...

Nice work, will copy it if I can find the time......where did you source that fancy air inlet? thanks Nick
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-03-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 28,108
Posted By Boom Sounds
[QUOTE=cmadmaxman;2580942]Finely got the rebuilt...

[QUOTE=cmadmaxman;2580942]Finely got the rebuilt radiator back. 4 row 5/8 wide tubes! $730.00



I need to get that sorted asap. I think Cosmo is running slightly hotter in the past few years,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-26-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Boom Sounds
Do you think they are definitely different...

Do you think they are definitely different between the 16" and 19.5"? I have a vague recollection that my coach could have come with either wheel size, so not sure if it is all standard stuff. I will...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-26-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Boom Sounds
Any leads on replacement wheel trim?

Our front-wheel blowout in France caused significant damage to the lower panels and also resulted in losing half the wheel trim. Does anyone happen to have any spare wheel trim which I could buy from...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-17-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,801
Posted By Boom Sounds
Select year, then select GM Trucks, then...

Select year, then select GM Trucks, then Motorhome. Voila

https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits.html
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 02-17-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,801
Posted By Boom Sounds
Axle intell.

Axle intell.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-13-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Boom Sounds
Darn, missed the boat this time. We are staying...

Darn, missed the boat this time. We are staying with friends and in hotels, which must be the first time in 20 years. I hope I don't take to it, but if not, I might be in touch.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-13-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 216,209
Posted By Boom Sounds
The Don strikes again; amazing work. Free...

The Don strikes again; amazing work.

Free accommodation in Oxford and Edinburgh if you ever fancy a vacation. :lol::brows:
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-24-2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Boom Sounds
Family vacation - what parts shall I buy?

Hi all,

Barring more Covid restrictions or infections, we're booked to go to the West Coast in April. I intend to buy some spare parts and bring them back to the UK for our Airstream 1991 250 with...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-16-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Boom Sounds
Thanks to everyone for making the time to respond.

Thanks to everyone for making the time to respond.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-13-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Boom Sounds
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Boom Sounds
That's not a bad call. I'll check out the costs...

That's not a bad call. I'll check out the costs in and out of Galveston. Do you have any idea who offers the cheapest shipping at the moment?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Boom Sounds
Thanks for the feedback. I'll check them out. Out...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll check them out. Out of interest, is the Big Sur a decent route for a Motorhome? I've got a 250 myself, so used to driving it on tiny UK roads. I've also done a couple of...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-11-2022, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Boom Sounds
Airstream classic rental - California

Hi - we're thinking of visiting the West Coast in April. Does anyone has any leads on hiring a sub 30ft Airstream Classic Motorhome or just any good leads on Motorhome rental options? We would want...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-08-2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,346
Posted By Boom Sounds
The POR 15 is very good and it goes a long way....

The POR 15 is very good and it goes a long way. You need to buy several parts e.g. Metal Etecher and also the paint. It is expensive to import.

I think Dinitrol and Waxoyl are much cheaper...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-03-2022, 02:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,346
Posted By Boom Sounds
I would also give some thought to undercoating...

I would also give some thought to undercoating the chassis e.g. using POR15 or similar. When I bought my 250 from California in 2007 it was completely rust free. It's still in reasonable condition,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-02-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 216,209
Posted By Boom Sounds
Strictly family business

Strictly family business
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-02-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 216,209
Posted By Boom Sounds
Peter, otherwise known as Don Corleone

Peter, otherwise known as Don Corleone
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 01-01-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,346
Posted By Boom Sounds
Hi Manu, Have a look at this thread about...

Hi Manu,

Have a look at this thread about the recore radiator
https://www.airforums.com/forums/f311/the-story-of-the-airstream-310-jacket-135868-56.html

The theory, which seems proven, is that...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 12-31-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,346
Posted By Boom Sounds
Bonjour Manu, Welcome to the forums. I would...

Bonjour Manu,

Welcome to the forums. I would be tempted to remove the radiator, get it recored (if not already done), replace the hoses, water pump, air pump etc. Get it all done in one hit and...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-25-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,410
Posted By Boom Sounds
Quite possibly, but I'd like to see the...

Quite possibly, but I'd like to see the calculations once everything is taken out. My 250 is carrying far less weight than the 350 on the same frame. Granted, weight distribution is a big...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-25-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,410
Posted By Boom Sounds
Momentum

https://carbuzz.com/news/sold-out-fords-eluminator-e-crate-motor-is-a-smash-hit

Sold Out! Ford's Eluminator E-Crate Motor Is A Smash Hit

Ford is definitely on to something. Not only was its...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-25-2021, 03:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,410
Posted By Boom Sounds
24 December 2021 at 14:00 By: Dan Mihalascu ...

24 December 2021 at 14:00
By: Dan Mihalascu
Published by: Brian Potter
General Motors recently announced its strategy to offer EV technology beyond its own vehicle portfolio.

GM’s...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-24-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,410
Posted By Boom Sounds
Small steps ...

Small steps

https://www.autoblog.com/2021/12/22/chevy-connect-cruise-ecrate-ev-conversion-lingenfelter-el-camino/
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-22-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Boom Sounds
Are you looking to replace the stock gauges and...

Are you looking to replace the stock gauges and retain the dash or replace the dash as well?
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 12-15-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,441
Posted By Boom Sounds
Danke schön

Danke schön
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 12-13-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,441
Posted By Boom Sounds
Hi Mario, Would you mind printing me two and...

Hi Mario,

Would you mind printing me two and then ship to the UK. All costs covered of course. Please PM me if possible many thanks Nick
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-01-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By Boom Sounds
You should be able to drive it off your VIN. ...

You should be able to drive it off your VIN.

CompNine
Also, GM https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits.html
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 11-26-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,154
Posted By Boom Sounds
Thanks, I'm in. I'll PM you. Great work, thanks...

Thanks, I'm in. I'll PM you. Great work, thanks for all the effort. Top quality work.
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