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Forum: 2005 - 2010 Safari 06-27-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 155,438
Posted By cliffcharb
Not much activity in this thread anymore. I gotta...

Not much activity in this thread anymore. I gotta say though its still looking good after all these years. Also recently added some Elfa shelving.
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Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-10-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,177
Posted By cliffcharb
I'll throw in my $.02 The 1/2 ton is likely...

I'll throw in my $.02 The 1/2 ton is likely capable, but not necessarily optimum. If you're talking about a handful of trips yearly you'll likely be fine. I towed my 30' Bunk for 4 years with my 1/2...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 02-04-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,882
Posted By cliffcharb
Possibly the pump is not working on the trailer?...

Possibly the pump is not working on the trailer? My 05 Safari has factory EOH brakes and I have the same truck as you. Time to pull out the test light and start diagnosing.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-31-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By cliffcharb
After recently diagnosing and repairing my...

After recently diagnosing and repairing my furnace Ill tell you what I learned. If the furnace gets to the point of ignition, ie clicking then that tells you the electronic portion is functioning...
Forum: Airstream Oddities 11-15-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,213
Posted By cliffcharb
They end up at the local dealers? Not sure what...

They end up at the local dealers? Not sure what this was or intended to be?

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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-04-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 162,801
Posted By cliffcharb
It is a diesel. We just completed a trip into the...

It is a diesel. We just completed a trip into the Smokey Mountains and I was pleasantly surprised on how much the truck does all the work.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-03-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 162,801
Posted By cliffcharb
After 15 years of ownership, decided to upgrade...

After 15 years of ownership, decided to upgrade tow vehicle. I couldnt be happier.
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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-29-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,959
Posted By cliffcharb
Ill give you my take on the choice. I have a...

Ill give you my take on the choice. I have a 2005 30 Safari bunk which weighs in around 8,000 lbs and towed with a 2005 Sierra 6.0 gas. It always got me where I needed all over the southeast. It...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-12-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,413
Posted By cliffcharb
Im a Reese fan just because weve always used...

Im a Reese fan just because weve always used them and they work as intended. I just switched over from a 1500 where I was using 1200# bars to a 2500 and went down to 800# bars. My 2020 squatted...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-21-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By cliffcharb
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 04-15-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By cliffcharb
1977 Airstream Argosy 28

1977 Argosy 28' Motorhome. Original condition with recent repairs, tasteful upgrades. Center twins / bunks. Recent interior upgrades completed including fixing leaks and replacing sub floor in...
Forum: Photography 03-22-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 42,096
Posted By cliffcharb
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Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 03-22-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Thought Id share some final photos. Weve been...

Thought Id share some final photos. Weve been on a handful of trips and this ol girl always puts a smile on my face.
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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-16-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By cliffcharb
I currently have my 77 28 Argosy listed. Feel...

I currently have my 77 28 Argosy listed.
Feel free to PM me for details.
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Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 03-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,199
Posted By cliffcharb
Do you happen to have both rear ABS banana wraps?

Do you happen to have both rear ABS banana wraps?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-01-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 572,772
Posted By cliffcharb
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-airstream-2...

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-airstream-280-excella/

Looks to be in nice shape. Ends tomorrow
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 02-16-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Buttoning up the finishing touches. We plan on...

Buttoning up the finishing touches. We plan on taking her for a short weekend excursion soon.
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Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-14-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By cliffcharb
LED lights will do that when the board gets wet....

LED lights will do that when the board gets wet. Just replace the lights. Most of the reputable manufacturers actually offer a lifetime warranty on their LED lights
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 02-09-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
My little helper testing out furniture this...

My little helper testing out furniture this morning. 360833
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 01-19-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
A bit more progress. Cockpit completed and...

A bit more progress. Cockpit completed and flooring mostly installed. I also pulled it out of the backyard for some sunlight and getting tires installed in a couple days. Its getting real close for...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 01-01-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
I've used a thermal jute padding called...

I've used a thermal jute padding called Thermozite on other vehicles manufactured by Foss Manufacturing. I found a carpet they manufactured labeled as indoor/outdoor & sold by Home Depot. It is a low...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 12-31-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Now that the vacations and holidays are out of...

Now that the vacations and holidays are out of the way I had a couple days to start carpeting the cockpit. Starting to look a lot better. 358438358439358440358441
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 12-28-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By cliffcharb
Thought Id inquire again about used banana wraps...

Thought Id inquire again about used banana wraps for my motor home before I start building forms and reproducing in fiberglass. Anyone know of any out there?
Forum: Trailer Values 12-08-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,522
Posted By cliffcharb
That definitely sounds like a good deal, but also...

That definitely sounds like a good deal, but also have the vehicle & trailer inspected. On a side note, my 2005 GMC Sierra is still towing strong at 235,000 miles pulling my 05' Safari 30'
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-29-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,984
Posted By cliffcharb
Finding and closing all entry points is the best...

Finding and closing all entry points is the best deterrent. Good advice I received from my pest control guy is traps inside, bait stations stay outside. Bait inside and they crawl and die but...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 11-24-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,780
Posted By cliffcharb
IMO not enough low end grunt with the 6.0s. ...

IMO not enough low end grunt with the 6.0s. When its time for me to replace my option would be the HT502 crate motor. Lots of low end torque and peak hp all below 3k. Rpm
Forum: Our Community 11-17-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By cliffcharb
We sold a gutted 54, with repaired frame and new...

We sold a gutted 54, with repaired frame and new flooring for $5k about 5 years ago.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 11-17-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
A bit more progress over the last few weeks....

A bit more progress over the last few weeks. Fridge control board was replaced, tech thought the original converter was the culprit but covered it under warranty anyways. Just to be safe I went ahead...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 11-03-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
This non stop Florida heat must be getting to me,...

This non stop Florida heat must be getting to me, I totally forgot about the outside lights.
On a side note my new fridge is throwing an error code. Of course its an error that requires you to see...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 11-02-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Those with a 77 28 would you mind telling me...

Those with a 77 28 would you mind telling me what the 4 switches at the door control? My top switch leads to the lights above the couch and dinette but nothing else seems to do anything.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-20-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,130
Posted By cliffcharb
354634 Nothing fancy, just some bumpers and...

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Nothing fancy, just some bumpers and rope/ ratchet straps.
I actually get better MPG with this on.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Another question for owners of these fine...

Another question for owners of these fine coaches. Since the original carpet has been removed the wife and I are deciding on replacing again with carpet or a vinyl flooring. For those that replaced...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-20-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Another piece of the puzzle repaired. ...

Another piece of the puzzle repaired.
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Now on to either repairing the original AC or replacing.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By cliffcharb
Thanks guys for the quick responses. I contacted...

Thanks guys for the quick responses. I contacted Cummins yesterday and they were able to send me all of the manuals for this particular generator. As Brad has mentioned the original pump was only...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-14-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By cliffcharb
Onan 4.0 BF Generator Fuel pump

After playing with the original generator in my 77 over the weekend I found I need to replace the fuel pump. The original was replaced at some point in it's life but is not sufficient for the job....
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-10-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Mine is a rear bath, mid twins. 353968

Mine is a rear bath, mid twins. 353968
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-07-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
New Argosy 28 Owner

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Dont mind the construction mess.

Also installed the replacement exhaust fan in the bathroom. Had shipped all the way from Australia. Almost identical from the original Dometic GY 11.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-05-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
New Argosy 28 Owner

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Now to cut and install original door inserts. Should fit in nicely.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 09-30-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Can anyone tell me where the main wiring runs...

Can anyone tell me where the main wiring runs through the coach. I have a direct short on circuit 1, purple wire. Does it run along the roof?
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 09-30-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
A little bit more progress. Step and fridge area...

A little bit more progress. Step and fridge area repaired. Currently building platform for the new fridge to sit on
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Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 09-21-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
No need to remove more than required. You just...

No need to remove more than required. You just need access to the bolts and screws going through the channel. I was able to remove the rivets out of the lower walls and pull them out of the way to...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-16-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By cliffcharb
Id suggest finding a metal shop. I had 16 of...

Id suggest finding a metal shop. I had 16 of metal c channel made for less than $300. Matches the original frame exactly.
Forum: Our Community 09-16-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By cliffcharb
Thats not a light, but the end of the fiber...

Thats not a light, but the end of the fiber optic line
Forum: 2005 - 2010 Safari 09-10-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 155,438
Posted By cliffcharb
Just thought Id share an upgrade we just...

Just thought Id share an upgrade we just completed. Custom J-lounge built by Villa. Turned out better than expected and now I have a comfortable place to relax inside the trailer. My wife wouldnt...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-09-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,082
Posted By cliffcharb
As someone who just installed a new Penguin II we...

As someone who just installed a new Penguin II we have the same air distribution box and just as unhappy as you. We contacted Dometic who informed us this is the only available box for non-ducted...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 09-08-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Working my way back to repair rotten sections of...

Working my way back to repair rotten sections of floor led me to the fridge area. Dang near 40 screws held that thing in.
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 08-25-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,987
Posted By cliffcharb
Not a bad weekend. Cockpit floors replaced....

Not a bad weekend. Cockpit floors replaced. 350415
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Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-24-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By cliffcharb
I just went through this with my truck. 05...

I just went through this with my truck. 05 Sierra with factory aux cooler would stay around 190-200 towing, creep up to 210 in the hills in hot days. I changed that out to a Hayden unit twice the...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 08-23-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,068
Posted By cliffcharb
Back for yalls wisdoms. Ive resealed all of my...

Back for yalls wisdoms. Ive resealed all of my sliding windows yet still dealing with water intrusion. It seems to be from the channel soaking it up and overflowing. Ive seen where others have...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 06-02-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,568
Posted By cliffcharb
check out Facebook marketplace. There is a 20'...

check out Facebook marketplace. There is a 20' for sale in Sarasota FL, asking $5,000
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