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Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
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Views: 164
Posted By skywalker6582
Bruce - The previous owner of our PT38 had the...

Bruce - The previous owner of our PT38 had the muffler off years ago, intending to put a resonator on. He decided to knock-out the bits of what was left of the interior of the muffler and...
Forum: New Members 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By skywalker6582
Yep: Burn no fuel in the driveway, or 5.5 mpg on...

Yep: Burn no fuel in the driveway, or 5.5 mpg on the road running the gennie, your choice:D
Forum: General 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By skywalker6582
Dave: it's a little hard to be certain from your...

Dave: it's a little hard to be certain from your picture, but the second picture looks to me like the manifold that the oil pressure sensors screw into. Oil line feeds it from the engine, then...
Forum: Campgrounds, RV Parks, Other Places to Sleep, or TO STAY AWAY FROM 09-23-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By skywalker6582
Take a look at Boswell Landing, on Boswell...

Take a look at Boswell Landing, on Boswell Landing Road in the Tennessee section just a little north of the developed Piney campground. It has a number of nice gravel campsites, most with picnic...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 08-07-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By skywalker6582
Dexron was good enough for the first 380K in my...

Dexron was good enough for the first 380K in my tranny and I'm sticking with it. And as an added benefit, when you carry spare Dexron with you, you can always use it to fill the fuel filters when you...
Forum: General 07-09-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,534
Posted By skywalker6582
Just for general info: Way back in my Scout...

Just for general info: Way back in my Scout Platoon Leader days one of the tasks that my guys had to do was classify bridges for a tank battalion to move across. I used to take them out county roads...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 06-18-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,785
Posted By skywalker6582
Specifically for size 30x10.5R15 that you state...

Specifically for size 30x10.5R15 that you state you need, I run the Goodyear Wrangler from Walmart on my CUCV (military version of Chevy K5 Blazer). That is the only size they carry in it, but...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 06-02-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 9,897
Posted By skywalker6582
Whatever works for folks and helps them sleep at...

Whatever works for folks and helps them sleep at night. One advantage of carrying ATF on board is that it really helps when changing fuel filters. Just fill the new filter with ATF and screw it on....
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 05-17-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,587
Posted By skywalker6582
This is the goat rail mounted hoist we had on the...

This is the goat rail mounted hoist we had on the FC we used to have. It was mounted to the back corner of the goat rail and when stood up it could swing over the side. 12V winch made it easy to...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 05-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By skywalker6582
When we bought our bus in the middle of Nebraska...

When we bought our bus in the middle of Nebraska farm country, a local shop mounted us new BFG's on steer and drive and moved the old steer BFG's to tag before we departed for home. Original spec...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-26-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By skywalker6582
Mechanical Driptroit's do not like to have the...

Mechanical Driptroit's do not like to have the pedal to the floor. I can't speak to the DDEC versions. It tends to burn extra fuel and generally isn't great for the engine. The guy at Tejas Coach...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-25-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By skywalker6582
Yep, I sometimes find myself creeping into the...

Yep, I sometimes find myself creeping into the 80+ mph range when I don't watch myself, with throttle left to spare. It is easy with 8v92 in my PT38, but I was happy to get the mileage up to ~5.5 mpg...
Forum: New Members 03-19-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By skywalker6582
Thumbs up Reality Always Trumps

Mike, reality trumps opinion every time, and your advice to us folks on WOG is the voice of sage experience rooted in reality. I appreciate and read your comments every time I see them because I...
Forum: New Members 03-19-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By skywalker6582
Dennis, I'm about 2 1/2 hours from you down near...

Dennis, I'm about 2 1/2 hours from you down near Dover, TN if you would like to come down, see an 86 PT38 in person, and talk about the differences in various year and model birds. (mechanical...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-16-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,600
Posted By skywalker6582
380K and holding due to no fault of the bus (life...

380K and holding due to no fault of the bus (life happens). Hope to get back to converting diesel to miles and smiles soon.
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 02-03-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 5,139
Posted By skywalker6582
X2 for the relay above the shunts in the last...

X2 for the relay above the shunts in the last picture.

First, all of the advice in this thread is good advice and probably should be done eventually. Having said that, I would start with the...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 02-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By skywalker6582
Yep, Woody, I tip my hat to all of you guys that...

Yep, Woody, I tip my hat to all of you guys that somehow kept things rolling in *#!^, uhhh, shall we say less than optimal conditions.

The up-armored HMMWV is far from perfect, but it beat the...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 02-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By skywalker6582
I don't think it's possible to put brakes that...

I don't think it's possible to put brakes that are too good on a Wanderlodge, but I have proof that you can put brakes that are too sticky on a vehicle if you don't make other mods. I was the Army's...
Forum: Parts Wanted 01-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By skywalker6582
I'm sure your craftsmanship skills surpass mine. ...

I'm sure your craftsmanship skills surpass mine. Take pictures and post them when you're done. You never know who you might inspire!:D
Forum: Parts Wanted 01-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By skywalker6582
Martin, the construction technique will take a...

Martin, the construction technique will take a bit of explaining, but here goes: The eagle started as a coffee table in an antique store with glass frame and legs that had been glued together...
Forum: Parts Wanted 01-21-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By skywalker6582
Martin: I built my own dinette table to replace a...

Martin: I built my own dinette table to replace a free-standing predecessor. Mounts to wall using aluminum channel like a lot of newer RVs allowing it to swing up and off easy, and the table leg...
Forum: Parts Wanted 01-04-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By skywalker6582
We have the same door. Mounts to the flat part...

We have the same door. Mounts to the flat part of the bathroom wall between the bedroom and the side bath door with a full length piano hinge. Matching veneer with a full length mirror on it. One...
Forum: General 09-11-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By skywalker6582
Yep, Tennessee restricts the plates to going to...

Yep, Tennessee restricts the plates to going to club meetings or to get maintenance done. They also state that no modifications from stock body and mechanical can be made. So all of the hot rods...
Forum: General 08-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By skywalker6582
Sometimes if you don't have a couple of "ample...

Sometimes if you don't have a couple of "ample sized WOG buddies" around, rather than pull on the end bars, it is might be easier to mimic what the pull strap does by getting a step ladder and...
Forum: How To Protect Your RV Investment. 07-07-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 3,951
Posted By skywalker6582
I just renewed mine with Progressive/USAA...

I just renewed mine with Progressive/USAA effective this month. Mine is for occasional use, not full time. That may make a difference?
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