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Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-06-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,027
Posted By terryjeffers
Just for clarity, this is not me or my PT...

Just for clarity, this is not me or my PT Cruiser! Terry
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-08-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,577
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Jeff, We installed a FloJet as pictured to...

Hi Jeff,
We installed a FloJet as pictured to replace the hand pump. You wont have to remove the sink but may have to either modify the hole where the old hand pump is or drill a new hole for a new...
Forum: General Chat 08-31-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,768
Posted By terryjeffers
Hello Matt, Thanks for all of your research...

Hello Matt,

Thanks for all of your research on this. In regards to the Trek (which I feel is closer to the Scamp than anything else), the nameplate shows the full name of [b]Trek, Inc.. Also, at...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-13-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi April, There is a member , jaye580, that...

Hi April,

There is a member , jaye580, that among her many good ideas, was a simple screen door arrangement, see:

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/index.ph...mp;#entry192118...
Forum: General Chat 08-01-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,945
Views: 555,415
Posted By terryjeffers
Friday 7-31-09 11:00am Springfield, IL spotted a ...

Friday 7-31-09 11:00am Springfield, IL spotted a decked out 16' Casita w White PU tow vehicle parked in the Harbor Freight lot. You were probably lunching at Lil Ritz's cafe across the street.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-17-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,544
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Marty, Yes, I use an old 660VA Best Power...

Hi Marty,

Yes, I use an old 660VA Best Power unit (used to be made up there in Necedah, WI) connected to 2 33AH batteries in series (a 24v unit) for those times when I want AC power. I installed a...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-06-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 39,425
Posted By terryjeffers
Ken here are some pics: 19983 ...

Ken here are some pics:


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Forum: Classified Archives 04-03-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By terryjeffers
Just received a courtesy e-mail from the seller...

Just received a courtesy e-mail from the seller of the $3000 Scamp. The Scamp was sold today 4-3-09 to his first appointment. Someone went home with a real treasure!

Terry
Forum: General Chat 02-08-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,945
Views: 555,415
Posted By terryjeffers
It's called Inca Gold. Was a PT Cruiser...

It's called Inca Gold.

Was a PT Cruiser towing your Trek sighting?

In Nov. 2004, we were driving about 25 miles from here and saw a blackened, mildewy, camper with a for sale sign on it....
Forum: General Chat 02-08-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,945
Views: 555,415
Posted By terryjeffers
From Oct 26,2008: Hi Frederick, ...

From Oct 26,2008:



Hi Frederick,
Sorry about the long delayed reply...

Had to go to the shed to make sure MY Trek was still there. Nope, it wasn't me in CA but sure wish it was!!! Until I...
Forum: General Chat 03-14-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Byron, Thanks for the pi greetings. However,...

Hi Byron,
Thanks for the pi greetings. However, I'll wait for the real party on 3-14-15 @ 9:26:54 am.
Terry
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-02-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,533
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Parker, I can tell you this from...

Hi Parker,

I can tell you this from experience. If you select your camping spot to be in a shady area in mid and late afternoon, a 5000BTU A/C will be able to cool it satisfactory. Here in IL we...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-15-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,478
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Al, One of the limitations of front wheel...

Hi Al,

One of the limitations of front wheel drive happens in this scenario: (Don't ask me how I know)

You arrive at a park that you have never been to before and find a gravel road going...
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Announcements 01-08-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,668
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Joy, In Internet Explorer goto...

Hi Joy,

In Internet Explorer goto Tools>Internet Options> Under Temporary Internet Files>Delete Files and remove all of these temporary files (Including checking the box that says Offline...
Forum: Classified Archives 11-14-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,154
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Kevin, You might try JCWhitney...

Hi Kevin,

You might try JCWhitney (www.jcwhitney.com). Check in their RV/Camper catalog and in the sanitation section. They have about 5 Thetford models. Looks just like the pic in your message....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-11-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,491
Posted By terryjeffers
Thanks Brian

Thanks Brian
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-11-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,491
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Doug, My TV is a also a PT Cruiser (auto,...

Hi Doug,

My TV is a also a PT Cruiser (auto, standard engine, no turbo). I purchased the Hidden Hitch 1 1/4" square Class I receiver for the car From JCWhitney (Link to the installation manual:...
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,274
Posted By terryjeffers
PT Cruiser 4 cyl auto, 13' Boler/Scamp 23/27...

PT Cruiser 4 cyl auto, 13' Boler/Scamp
23/27 MPG
15/17 MPG towing @ 55mph, loaded ~1300lbs
Forum: General Chat 11-04-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,835
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Karalyn, As an alternative, you might...

Hi Karalyn,

As an alternative, you might check out a local farmer's elevator (now that most harvesting is done). The operator at ours gladly weighed my vehicle by itself and then I towed my camper...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 09-02-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,546
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Mike, May I suggest a Walkie-Talkie Radio...

Hi Mike,

May I suggest a Walkie-Talkie Radio pair that would serve you 2 purposes. I have this model from Midland that monitors any of 10 weather channels while you are using it in communications...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-01-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,917
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Cory, Bobbie has a good point in using...

Hi Cory,

Bobbie has a good point in using ice as cold as possible to begin with. You can also add frozen gel packs in the fridge section. We have used these 1/2" thick frozen packs on the floor...
Forum: General Chat 07-24-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,446
Posted By terryjeffers
All Right now you've had to go and reveal how...

All Right now you've had to go and reveal how 'old' we really are! Yup, I remember those old VHF only TVs, and, at that time, one was required to get a converter to get those 'newfangled' UHF...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 07-16-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi, Just a guess, but the "Hose to Nowhere"...

Hi,

Just a guess, but the "Hose to Nowhere" may have possibly been a ventilation hose. You might remove the stop near the propane tank and try it again.

Terry
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 07-10-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,451
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Eric, I put my pump under the rear bunk...

Hi Eric,

I put my pump under the rear bunk on the sink/stove side.


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My water tank on the other side left no room for the pump. Plus it is easy to get to when I have to winterize. I...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-05-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Kurt, I have the Mr. Heater Big Buddy and...

Hi Kurt,

I have the Mr. Heater Big Buddy and I have tried the Procat. The Procat had a smell to it during operation that I could never burn off. Kept it running in the garage for a winter...
Forum: General Chat 05-27-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,616
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Taylor, That's a good idea to keep them...

Hi Taylor,

That's a good idea to keep them out of the hot camper under a tarp. (I assume by hot you mean a camper in the sun all day closed up.) I'm glad you brought this up since I, too, keep...
Forum: General Chat 10-31-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,945
Views: 555,415
Posted By terryjeffers
Spotted an UltraVan in southern Illinois Monday...

Spotted an UltraVan in southern Illinois Monday Oct 30 at around 1:15pm heading south on I-57 just north of the Marion exit. I exited there and didn't see this uniquie RV after that. I was by myself...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-27-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,479
Posted By terryjeffers
Sounds like a sweet little unit- 1.7 is a good...

Sounds like a sweet little unit- 1.7 is a good size for a thermo-electric unit! I'll have to check out Target and see it. I like the idea of the white LED for the inside light. Let us know how it...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-26-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,479
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Jim, Capt Ron thoroughly tested his...

Hi Jim,

Capt Ron thoroughly tested his Vector 350 watt modified sine wave inverter. It was concluded that it would not work for his fridge. I tested both a Cobra 450 watt and a Jazz 300 watt...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-23-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,479
Posted By terryjeffers
What Capt Ron said is quite true. However, my...

What Capt Ron said is quite true. However, my experience with inverters (Namely cheapie 'modified sine wave' type) is less than desirable for some applications including compressor motors. The AC...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-20-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,534
Posted By terryjeffers
However, if the old tires are extremely worn like...

However, if the old tires are extremely worn like mine were (and 20+ years old) there will be more of a difference in height than .35"

Terry
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-20-2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,534
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Leni, I also replaced the old 175 80R13...

Hi Leni,

I also replaced the old 175 80R13 with the 185 80R13. After carefully measuring the old tires with the specs for the new I felt that it would give my camper a desired height increase of...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-18-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,137
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi all, Didn't really see a proper forum...

Hi all,

Didn't really see a proper forum heading for this one so thought that I'd place this here!

While travelling home my wife and I stopped in an RV center off of old Route 66 in Litchfield,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-17-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Drew, You will attach the white wire to...

Hi Drew,

You will attach the white wire to one of the mounting screws next to the nut (on the inside of the camper)when you install each of the new light assemblies. The screw will pass the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-17-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By terryjeffers
Like Bob said, you will have to ground the...

Like Bob said, you will have to ground the lights. The metal mounting holes are for the ground wires. My old lights were like that as pictured here:


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Note the poor way of how the old...
Forum: General Chat 07-05-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,323
Posted By terryjeffers
Maybe this has been posted before, but this might...

Maybe this has been posted before, but this might qualify, too:


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Terry
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,310
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Loren, We have been using the PT Cruiser...

Hi Loren,
We have been using the PT Cruiser dozens of times towing a utility trailer (although only once did we estimate around 1200lbs) and it did fine here. When we towed the camper home, we took...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,310
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi Roy, Here is a before pic and a few after...

Hi Roy,
Here is a before pic and a few after pics:


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Still much more to do on it...
Terry
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,310
Posted By terryjeffers
Hi all, Been learning about these unique...

Hi all,

Been learning about these unique rigs and viewing everyone's impressive eggs here for a while and wanted your input on what we have found.

We had been thinking for our 1st camper about...
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