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O ring measure

In measuring for a new Oring, do you measure from the inside, outside or middle? I'm looking at my water filter and need a new ring. The ring is about 4" but 1/8" thick. So that would be about .25 difference between inside and outside. I know smaller would stretch but just wondering.
tarnold 11/10/15 09:35am Tech Issues
RE: Starting the Chinook after letting it sit a week

Go to the ChinookRVOwners web site and post your problem. Lots of specific help there.
tarnold 11/02/15 07:15am Tech Issues
Winegard G2

Can't find in literature. On the power cable, what do the as shipped ends look like? Is this just a red/white...red/black cord? For those who may have done it, how did you supply the power going into/out of the RV? Once the signal is found, can you disconnect the power cord?
tarnold 10/26/15 09:17am Technology Corner
RE: Another sat question

Op again. Hope this post gets in, 3rd time trying to reply? Looked at the Ames, but couldn't see how the adjustment for elevation was done. Guess both of these needs two separate cables, one for power and one for signal. The size of the G2 seems more appropriate for my limited storage.
tarnold 10/23/15 05:30pm Technology Corner
RE: Another sat question

Thanks Bill. Any one any better than the other. I want this to be a one time, works out of the box quest.
tarnold 10/22/15 09:34am Technology Corner
Another sat question

First, Direct TV in the house. I have HD receiver H23-600 and standard receiver D12-100. I want a portable, self directing sat antenna , only one cable if possible. I know that I cannot get high def from Direct on a portable. Can live with that. So using either of my listed receivers, what portable antenna will work? I also don't care about locals when I'm on the road, over the air will work for that. Suggestions please that have been proven.
tarnold 10/22/15 08:50am Technology Corner
RE: Electrical hookups in Canada

Be sure to carry a heavy extension cord. In most of the PP parks we've stayed in, the power posts are few and far from where you want to set up.
tarnold 09/14/15 08:29am Tech Issues
RE: Are aftermarket tachometers reliable?

Don't know if that year supports an OBDI, but if it does, look at a scan guage. You can get the tach function plus about 20 others.
tarnold 08/25/15 11:44am General RVing Issues
RE: Which company should repaint our class A RV?

I drove 633 miles x4 to get Mikes. He was a LOT less than two other quotes I got in Ga. He does about 30 a week ( has 5 shops) and does paint for several mfg. in the area.
tarnold 08/03/15 06:35am Class A Motorhomes
RE: settled on a specific "wish list"--is it out there?

Look at a Chinook
tarnold 07/15/15 10:26am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Ford V10 no starting power

Just replaced one. Find the pos. wire on battery and start tracing back. Should be next thing in line.
tarnold 07/03/15 07:24am Class A Motorhomes
RE: electric or surge brakes for tow dolly

I tow a Prius also. I have electric brakes. With surge, you can't back up even a little bit. You can also just feather the brakes with electric.
tarnold 06/28/15 05:34pm Tech Issues
RE: Cracked AC plastic cover

First drill a small hole at the end of the crack, or it will continue. I used white headed pop rivers and a thin piece of aluminum backing to reinforce the crack.
tarnold 06/20/15 09:03am Tech Issues
RE: Inner Door / Camping Door / Auxilery Door / HELP with Glass

If you take the plastic runner out to slip the glass in, how do you then reinsert the plastic runner?
tarnold 06/09/15 07:35am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Rear brakes, how many miles?

Drums on rear.
tarnold 06/04/15 05:06am Class C Motorhomes
Rear brakes, how many miles?

Just had brake job done. Got about 35k since last brake job up front. Put new Bosch rotors and carbon metallic pads up front. Shop said rears were still in great shape and don't need anything. Ford E350 with 81,000 miles. I know fronts do the majority of braking, but just how long should the rears go?
tarnold 06/03/15 03:57pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Kinked fuel tank filler hose

No, this is pretty much under the shower stall.
tarnold 05/27/15 12:58pm Class C Motorhomes
Kinked fuel tank filler hose

Been harder and harder to fill gas tank. Looked today and found a serious kink where the hose has a steep radius bending into the top of the tank. Replacing hose would be simple IF you could get to the hose clamp. It was installed where the tightening screw is impossible to get out without dropping tank. A dremmel cutoff wheel would be quick if it was not on top of a GAS TANK. So, do hoses like this collapse over time. I've wedged a block of dense blue board foam to help lessen the kink, but it is still noticeable. A piece of hacksaw blade would be hard to saw due to location of clamp. Any ideas on how to remove hose clamp?
tarnold 05/27/15 10:07am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Towing a Prius

Pull our Prius on a dolly. Very first time taking off of dolly, every light on dash was on. A call to a very knowledgeable service manager said every thing was OK. Onboard computer said hey.. Rear wheels are going 60 miles an hour, but front wheels not turning???? Just turn on and drive around block, turn off, turn on. Guess computer learned, as has never happened again. Only thing is you need an extra set of yellow ramps to get loading angle so front air dam doesn't drag.
tarnold 05/27/15 08:33am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Repainting Motorhome Exterior

X2 on Mikes Custom in Breman. Had 2 women come over to us and asked if this was the new Chinook that was being built. Mine is 17 years old! It now looks that good.
tarnold 05/25/15 03:38pm Class A Motorhomes
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