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Range Repair

The range has been annoying me for years, and I finally got around to fixing it. Maytag Amana Model ALY2280BDS.  RV 3-burner LP range. The problem was the grate and pads. The original design had the grate held in place with four rubber grommet pads. Not good. After maybe the fourth use, the grommets basically melted away and the grate…

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2003 E-350 Transmission Temperature Gauge Installation

Towing without a temperature gauge is like playing Russian roulette with your transmission.  I know, that sounds harsh, but heat is the enemy, and unknowingly overheating your transmission can have catastrophic results. The tow capability on this van is impressive, so I’m always amazed the low-cost options Ford decided to omit in its “HD Tow Package”, like extending mirrors, or…

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7 Essential Airstream Hacks

If you’ve the good fortune of owning an Airstream, it’s easy to think you couldn’t ask for anything more.  But, whether your next trip is boondocking or full hook camping, here’s a list of hacks that will lower your stress level, and significantly increase the chance your next camping trip goes off without a hitch. 16″ LT Tires Few things…

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