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Forum: Axles 03-03-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By norsim
That is good to know a little late for me though....

That is good to know a little late for me though. For what it is worth my 30+ year old shocks felt no different than new shocks.
Forum: Axles 03-03-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By norsim
From owners manual: GVWR 3500 lbs. GAWR 3000...

From owners manual:
GVWR 3500 lbs.
GAWR 3000 lbs.
Dry weight as equiped 2668 lbs.
Dry tonque weight as equiped 436 lbs.

Rechecked my scale ticket axle weight was actually 2900 lbs. even....
Forum: Axles 03-03-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By norsim
New Axle

I decided to order axle and shocks for my 77 20 ft. Minuet from Inland RV.

Installed axle yesterday and everything bolted up no problem but, shock bracket is welded at side of arm where old one...
Forum: The Pet Forum 02-19-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,909
Posted By norsim
Dogs in National Parks

A Google search for .......36 cfr 1002.15......will give you National Park Service regulations for pets. Some parks may have additional regulations
Forum: Shocks 02-15-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By norsim
It depends on who you want to beleive. Henschen...

It depends on who you want to beleive. Henschen has the following posted in FAQ section of their web page.

Question--What is unigue about Henschen axle?

Awnser-- F. Reduced ocillation time...
Forum: Our Community 02-15-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,947
Posted By norsim
I agree that most are the plain White boxes but...

I agree that most are the plain White boxes but everyone seems to think that all FEMA trailers are that type. FEMA seems unable to seperate the good from the bad and are going to destroy all of the...
Forum: Our Community 02-14-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,947
Posted By norsim
Fema Trailers

FEMA bought 40,000 of the first trailers from dealer inventory.

I have seen many of the FEMA trailers close up, did not see any Airstreams but saw a lot of nice double slide trailers from Holiday...
Forum: Axles 02-04-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,336
Posted By norsim
Henschen Axle Travel

I am far from being a mechanical engineer,so may have misinterpeted data on Henschen web site, but the drawing for axle with 22.5 degree negative starting angle shows horizonal position for full load...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 01-25-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,513
Posted By norsim
E Bay Windows

There are currently 2 driver side/road side windows on E Bay. The E BAY windows are new old stock untinted and frame is included, price is $500 + $115 shipping. I bought one of the windows and it...
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-21-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By norsim
Argosy Wing Window

If anyone is looking for front Argosy or some eightys Airsteam drivers side window there are 2 on E Bay (1/21/08). The E Bay windows are new old stock untinted and are priced @ $500 + $115 shipping....
Forum: Member Introductions 06-19-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,594
Posted By norsim
I now tow with a 1998 2500 Chevrolet 454 4.10...

I now tow with a 1998 2500 Chevrolet 454 4.10 with factory tow package so I do not have to be defensive about tow vehicles. The best and most enjoyable trip we have ever made was a 6000 mile tour of...
Forum: Tires 06-19-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,215
Posted By norsim
There are very few absolutely certain or totaly...

There are very few absolutely certain or totaly risk free things in life but if I visualy inspected and spun a used wheel to check for wobble and it looked OK I would put in as near as you usually...
Forum: Tires 06-18-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,481
Posted By norsim
The Goodyear Marathons may be a good tire but...

The Goodyear Marathons may be a good tire but Goodyear is apparently now outsourcing them. The newer Marathons (at least some of them) have a VO plant code that is registered to South Pacific Tyres,...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 05-18-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,803
Posted By norsim
Plasti-Kote Truck & Sport Utility 1560 Polar...

Plasti-Kote Truck & Sport Utility 1560 Polar White is ball park close at least on my 1977. I bought mine from Advance Auto Parts. For proffesional paint job it is hard to beat Dupont Imron I had 1974...
Forum: Tires 04-22-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,544
Posted By norsim
Scott: Federal regulations for trailer...

Scott:

Federal regulations for trailer tires and wheels can be found under Federal Code of Regulaions 49--Part 571--Standard 120--Tire selection and rims for motor vehicles other than passenger...
Forum: Tires 04-21-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,544
Posted By norsim
Scottanilly: The 2000 Nissan Friontier is...

Scottanilly:

The 2000 Nissan Friontier is equiped with TEMPORARY SPACESAVER SPARE that has 6 hole bolt pattern and 1764 lb. weight rating, tire is marked TEMPORARY USE ONLY in large letters....
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 04-20-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,823
Posted By norsim
One method I have found usefull over the years is...

One method I have found usefull over the years is to find a safe place to stop and pull over from 60/70 MPH using trailer brakes only and then feel of wheels to see if all are all about same...
Forum: Tires 04-20-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,544
Posted By norsim
A temporary spare from a 2000 Nissan Frontier has...

A temporary spare from a 2000 Nissan Frontier has 6 hole bolt pattern and is tated for 1764 lbs. Like others have said a person can do as they please but if engineers and federal regulators say...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-12-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By norsim
I agree with Ultradog go to Yesterdays Tactors...

I agree with Ultradog go to Yesterdays Tactors site it is mostly populated by rural dirt farmer types and they know their tractors. You will find as much or more brand loyalty there as on Airstream...
Forum: Tires 04-08-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 65,660
Posted By norsim
For What It Is Worth U-Haul probaly runs...

For What It Is Worth

U-Haul probaly runs more light duty trailer tires than anyone else in the world and they equip their trailers with Goodyear HRM 2020 ST tires. The HRM 2020 may be made for...
Forum: Tires 04-08-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 65,660
Posted By norsim
Most of the manufactures of large high end fifth...

Most of the manufactures of large high end fifth wheels, horse trailers and utility trailers equip their trailers with LT tires, some of these trailers such as Teton, Featherlite, Holiday Rambler...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-31-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,017
Posted By norsim
Just finished reading tire safety and maintenance...

Just finished reading tire safety and maintenance reccomendations published by Rubber Manufacturers Associatin (rma.org/tire). They stress proper inflation and load and regular inspection for cracks,...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-30-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,216
Posted By norsim
I am no expert but I do have 50 years experience...

I am no expert but I do have 50 years experience towing everything from 53 foot 50,000 lb vans to small utility trailers and most every size in between. Personaly I would rather trust compedent...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-15-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By norsim
If your truck does indeed have the commercial...

If your truck does indeed have the commercial round contact 7 wire connector as used on tractor trailers it is much better and more reliable than the flat contact 7 wire RV type, you can tell by just...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-12-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By norsim
Pamelake: The opinions of most bonafide...

Pamelake:

The opinions of most bonafide towing experts (the kind that get paid for their advice) that I have read say that the ratio of wheelbase to rear overhang or the distance from center of...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-10-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,652
Posted By norsim
The reason that it is reccomended that friction...

The reason that it is reccomended that friction sway control be disabled on rain slick roads is to prevent understeer. The dual cam can also cause understeer but there is no practical way to disable...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-10-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,104
Posted By norsim
This thread reminds me of time I worked at large...

This thread reminds me of time I worked at large chemical plant. We had hundreds of miles of piping and tubing of all types and a large crew of skilled pipefitters. Someone in safety decided that we...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-04-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 28,029
Posted By norsim
Argosy vs, Airstream construction

Michaels:
Apparently everyone failed to pick up the fiberglass vs. aluminion part of your question. Airsream built a Fiber glass skin Argosy trailer for 2 or 3 years begining in about 1987 the last...
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