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Forum: Great Food 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
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Posted By sfedeli
13 Years ago this weekend

Hard to believe... seems like a few years ago. Came across this video from back in the day when Guy Smalley decided to join NASCAR.

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Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,604
Posted By sfedeli
If you don't mind the asthetics, a half-decent...

If you don't mind the asthetics, a half-decent baseplate is easy to fab on your own. Jeep guys do this alot, not so much with old skool Chevy's though.. but it works! (4) 1/2" x 6" Grade 8 bolts tie...
Forum: Under The Awning 1 Day Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By sfedeli
RATS 2006

Came across these gems yesterday while archiving files on my old laptop. I think it was the year when Lynn Achenbach drove over the water connection with Kurt's "Thing" VW and flooded the lower part...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,057
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Posted By sfedeli
Love my old Perkins 4.108 too. You can get parts...

Love my old Perkins 4.108 too. You can get parts from Massey Ferguson (Agco) dealers in just about every state. Went with a 12V fan years ago. Has a hard time keeping cool with 3 air units, but mine...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 3 Days Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,604
Posted By sfedeli
I am with you Barry- Never was a fan of that ball...

I am with you Barry- Never was a fan of that ball design- seemed like a weak and flimsy connection. Most of them loosen prematurely due to debris & grit working it's way into the hemispherical bronze...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 3 Days Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,604
Posted By sfedeli
I've been yankin' my 1980 Chevy K-10 around for...

I've been yankin' my 1980 Chevy K-10 around for 50+ K plus miles behind the coach. It weighs in around 4800# with me in it. (Lots more when Kelly is there too) I even loaded it with around a ton of...
Forum: Engine 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By sfedeli
Thanks Mike- you're the third person to mention...

Thanks Mike- you're the third person to mention that spring. Was planning to pull the pan this summer and might just give things a look. From what little I know about mechanical R & R on the bottom...
Forum: Engine 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By sfedeli
Used to worry, because idle psi was lower than I...

Used to worry, because idle psi was lower than I like. When I replaced the old Teleflex gauge with new VDO Gauge and matched sender, pressure came way up. That was around 100K miles ago. I never idle...
Forum: Engine 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By sfedeli
Jeff- I drain the oil after driving to the...

Jeff- I drain the oil after driving to the location- so it's hot. I usually let a gallon drain out and then pull the sample from the stream. I have not done bearings, because I'm not seeing wear...
Forum: Engine 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By sfedeli
Happy About my Oil!

FWIW, I like to keep an eye on the wear metals and condition of the engine oil- so I send it in for analysis yearly when I do my PM. Last week, I pulled a sample and sent it off to Blackstone Labs...
Forum: Under The Awning 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By sfedeli
Text from A Newbie

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Forum: Vehicle Issues 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By sfedeli
Art- I experienced a failure in my backup lights...

Art- I experienced a failure in my backup lights last year. It was a faulty breaker that had to be replaced. You can check the pins in the top of the generator battery compartment to see if you have...
Forum: Generators 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By sfedeli
No, did not consider that! Thanks for sharing the...

No, did not consider that! Thanks for sharing the wisdom. I used to dump a cold glass of water into the intake on my '75 Ford 351M to get the soot loose, while revving the engine, but never...
Forum: Generators 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By sfedeli
Stick- those are 35 to 40 yr-old breakers in a...

Stick- those are 35 to 40 yr-old breakers in a hot, damp, wet, cold, dry, wet again unprotected environment... full of chocking diesel exhaust fumes... they are allowed to have a tantrum now and...
Forum: Electrical 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By sfedeli
^^^^^ Not in the '85. Only combined when you...

^^^^^

Not in the '85. Only combined when you rock the momentary switch.
Forum: Electrical 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By sfedeli
I seem to recall them being only a 3-post model....

I seem to recall them being only a 3-post model. The one under the entry steps definitely needs to be weatherproof- like this one..
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Forum: Campgrounds, RV Parks, Other Places to Sleep, or TO STAY AWAY FROM 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By sfedeli
You're pretty close to Bill Pape's "Home 20"......

You're pretty close to Bill Pape's "Home 20"... maybe he can recommend someplace close. Bill and Ann Tarrier live in Ann Arbor- they may also catch this. Email me if you need phone numbers.
Forum: Generators 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By sfedeli
Check the breakers up on the firewall next to the...

Check the breakers up on the firewall next to the generator tray (passenger side)- make sure they are "ON"..Then, confirm that the cooling fan is running (it will not run with the breakers...
Forum: General 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By sfedeli
Shahin, When you fill your water tank using the...

Shahin, When you fill your water tank using the "tank fill" switch, do you turn off the switch while the water hose is still under pressure?
Forum: General 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By sfedeli
My experience was not so good with Transynd. I...

My experience was not so good with Transynd. I began to experience seepage around all of the gaskets in my old MT654CR Transmission. It was like giving Warfarin to a hemophiliac. I think that one of...
Forum: General 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By sfedeli
I REALLY, REALLY Like that Sharpie idea!!! In...

I REALLY, REALLY Like that Sharpie idea!!! In addition to date of change and mileage, I will start using an arrow too.

In addition to what has been discussed here, I usually get mine as tight as...
Forum: General 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By sfedeli
https://www.enasco.com/medias/SN30973-main-530Wx53...

https://www.enasco.com/medias/SN30973-main-530Wx530H?context=bWFzdGVyfHJvb3R8NTIxMTh8aW1hZ2UvanBlZ3xoYTAvaDgzLzg4NDQ0MDc2MzU5OTguanBnfGE5YjgxNzZmM2JmNjQ5MTQxMzc0MWVkOTc1MDE4NjMyMjkwZDU4NzE3YjA5ZjcyNDM...
Forum: Towbars, Hitches and Braking Systems for your Toads, etc. 02-19-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By sfedeli
Most BB's had a 10,000# hitch installed. That is...

Most BB's had a 10,000# hitch installed. That is the LIMIT, not the median. If you are considering a stacker trailer or anything more than a full-sized Suburban loaded with 1,500# of firewood,...
Forum: Engine 02-07-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By sfedeli
Most all of them do... when is the last time you...

Most all of them do... when is the last time you checked yours? They will often fail after a number of years. The coaches also came with an overtemp alarm- but it was 220° from the factory- far too...
Forum: Engine 02-07-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By sfedeli
James... what you are asking about is a concept...

James... what you are asking about is a concept called Normalized Deviance. It even affected NASA (See http://lmcontheline.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-normalization-of-deviance-if-it-can.html ) I'd had...
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