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Forum: Transmission 06-02-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 29,621
Posted By jdarst
Transmission fluid comparison

I hope my attachment made it....
Forum: General 05-09-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By jdarst
Winegard Traveler Installation

I have just installed a Winegard Traveler on 85 PT40. I had a piece of diamond plate aluminum bent so that the sides matched the contour of the roof and the mid section is flat.

The Traveler is...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 02-18-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,564
Posted By jdarst
Steering Wheel Replacement

My Birds steering wheel is starting show some cracks in the leather. I have tried some boot conditioner, though it seemed to make the leather subtle, it didn't fill in the cracks.

I searched the...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 05-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,740
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Gen Tray Problem Solved

Thanks Randy. I had read about that issue with the stuck valve and the subsequent fix. My issue was nothing happened, no clicks, no pump sound, nothing.

The short answer is: the circuit breaker...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 05-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,740
Posted By jdarst
Gen Tray in/out not functioning-Electrical

Was preparing to change gen oil, pushed the button in the gen battery compartment to activate the hydraulic ram which pushes the Generator out, and nothing happened. Verified the lock lever was in...
Forum: Engine 03-14-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,902
Posted By jdarst
Engine Cooling system Hoses

Many here are updating their engine cooling systems hoses and associated items- transmission cooler, radiator, thermostats, Alarmastat, sending units, etc.

In researching hoses, I took Shane's...
Forum: Generators 02-27-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4,583
Posted By jdarst
Gen replacement - PowerTech

I followed Bob Loomis' lead on the generator update...

I called Bob Loomis looking for the serial number for his Powertech, then called PowerTech and they built my gen exactly like Bob's.

The...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 02-24-2013
Replies: 150
Views: 17,339
Posted By jdarst
Talking Oil Temp

Tom,

Thanks for the info... good to hear from you!

I Read the thread... it appears that the orifice plate does in fact have a purpose... to force coolant to the engine oil cooler even when the...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 02-24-2013
Replies: 150
Views: 17,339
Posted By jdarst
Found a diagram in my Blue Box for the cooling...

Found a diagram in my Blue Box for the cooling system, It indicates #33 "Plate, Orifice, Water By-Pass".

#33 is not shown on the diagram, so still not sure where it would go.

Still trying to...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 02-23-2013
Replies: 150
Views: 17,339
Posted By jdarst
85PT40 6V92 Silver 2 years ago, I had my...

85PT40 6V92 Silver

2 years ago, I had my radiator replaced at Luxury Coach in Marion, OH. There were no problems with overheating, the fins were rotten and falling out, so recored the radiator as...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 12-28-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By jdarst
Rubber Snubbers

Spencer, you would need to measure your snubbers. I am not sure what snubbers were installed on a '90.

The height will measure slightly different on each door. I measured the diameter at the base...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 12-27-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By jdarst
Over head cabinet rubber bumpers

A few of the little rubber bumpers that keep the overhead bin doors tight & quiet had hardened and/or broken in my '85 PT40.

Figured just as well replace them all, so replaced about 55 in all......
Forum: Campgrounds, RV Parks, Other Places to Sleep, or TO STAY AWAY FROM 03-13-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,199
Posted By jdarst
Dan, What do you know about HILLWOOD CAMPING...

Dan,

What do you know about HILLWOOD CAMPING PARK in Gainesville?

They would allow monthly stays and are full hook up. $712/month includes all fees.

Would need to learn traffic patterns to...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,015
Posted By jdarst
Needed a transmission temp sending unit. Acquired...

Needed a transmission temp sending unit. Acquired the minimum 7 of them from V3instruments.com (the company who bought Teleflex).
Wanderlodge Part#1078781
V3 part#52320-005
I have 4 of them for...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 04-10-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,869
Posted By jdarst
Filter Element Parker 925835

Filter Element Parker 925835
Forum: Electrical 02-12-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,647
Posted By jdarst
a/c and inverters

I have been using a Xantrex 2500 watt inverter, a 320amp 12V alternator now for 5 years. Works just fine.

Had to ventilate the inverter compartment to help remove some heat.

Have 6 T105's to...
Forum: Parts Wanted 11-03-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Base Plate Needed BX1110

I need a base plate Blue Ox BX1110

fits Jeep Cherokee 1994-2001

217-971-0036

Thanks!
Forum: General 04-20-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By jdarst
Alt Pulley

Shane,
The alternator pulley I used with my Leece NeVille Alternator was Item#1962567. I do not know what the part number is, but you could contact Effingham Truck Sales at 217-342-9761 and order 1....
Forum: Electrical 04-14-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,103
Posted By jdarst
I'm still using the antenna that was factory...

I'm still using the antenna that was factory installed. I have added 3 LCD HD flat screens. They all receive any of the HD signals avaiable in my area or any area I go to.

Wouldn't suggest...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 01-11-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By jdarst
I was thumbing thru some old posts on the forum...

I was thumbing thru some old posts on the forum here....

Another solution to lack of power due to fuel flow..... Take the fuel line off the Racor "Inlet" and use compressed air to remove any...
Forum: Parts Wanted 12-12-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 1,284
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Wanted: Base Plate BX1117

I need a Blue Ox base Plate #BX1117... fits 96, 97 and 98 Grand Cherokee.

If you have one you'd sell, please contact me at 217-971-0036, Jay Darst.
Forum: Parts Wanted 06-14-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,207
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Jeep draw bar

I may still have an old Blue Ox for a 98 jeep wrangler... I'll look again on Monday...
Forum: Generators 05-11-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 4,048
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Replaced Kohler/Perkins with PowerTech/Kubota

Just had a new PowerTech 12KW generator installed in my PT40.

The Kohler/Perkins was starting to leak oil from both ends of the crankshaft as well as a few other spots. The fuel injection pump...
Forum: Electrical 05-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 3,116
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Xantrex and Trojan T-105's

The Xantrex 2,500 watt inverter is a great charger in that it does provide the 3 step charging procedure AND the equalizing mode.

My Trojan T-105 batterys are 5 years old now and not showing any...
Forum: Towbars, Hitches and Braking Systems for your Toads, etc. 04-13-2008
Replies: 279
Views: 59,179
Posted By jdarst
Thumbs up Towed Info

I use the FMCA website(www.fmca.com) for information about general towed vehicles.

The Jeep lineup seems to be the most common towed.

Take a look at my website, www.HPRCars.com.

We will...
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