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  1. I live in Paris, Texas. A great place to call home, but not a great place to be without dash air.
  2. While my family and I were traveling recently, the AC compressor locked up and threw the main belt on the engine. The diesel mechanic said that most likely the dryer had broken down and gotten into the compressor- thus causing it to seize. I had him simply replace the compressor and not hook the dash air back up so that I could get my family back home. I took it to my local auto repair shop as they have done AC work for my daily drivers. However, they do not know where the dryer is, and said they were told they would have to cut into the floor to get to all of the lines. I obviously brought my coach back home as that seemed a bit extreme. My question is this- Does anyone know where the dryer on a 2009 Damon Astoria pusher is located and how do I go about cleaning the lines? My local shop would be happy to do, they just lack the knowledge. Or do I have to take it to a motorhome repair shop out of town and pay their exorbitant repair rates?? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  3. I am in northeast Texas, so relatively easy access to 4x4 shops. I know that putting my jeep transfer case into neutral and then into park works great, but wasn't sure if it would work with the Bronco.
  4. We currently use our 2012 Jeep JK as a toad. However, I have a 1976 Ford Bronco that is in need of some restoration. My thought was that if I am going to do some work on it, I might as well make modifications to it so that it could be flat towed. Does anyone have any experience with this? Thoughts? Am I outright nuts?
  5. I cannot comment on the speed as I have a tendency to have a heavy foot regardless of what I am driving. However, I can tell you that we tow a 2012 Jeep Wrangler and it is a breeze to hook & unhook. We are new converts from the travel trailer world, so most things would be easier to hook up than the distribution hitch etc, but it truly is easy. One thing that I did do to improve my sense of security was to get a key made that would turn the ignition (as that is a requirement in the owner's manual for flat towing to keep steering wheel from locking) but does not have the chip in it that most new car keys do which keeps motor running. That way I have no fear of someone taking off with my toad and I don't have to get the key out every time we stop.
  6. Thank you for the reply. I thought it could be done, but the dealer that I bought it from looked at me like I was from Mars when I asked. One more thing- I obviously cannot see the midship TV while in motion, however, my wife would like to be able to sit on sofa and watch her news as we travel down the road. I have been looking at some mounts that would bring the TV out from behind the slide while traveling, but don't really want to "re-invent the wheel" if anyone has sucessfully done so already.
  7. Has anyone mounted both a stationary Wineguard HD automatic satellite and an in-motion dome? I recently purchased an '09 Damon Astoria and the previous owner had installed the nice Wineguard slim-line HD dish; however, since we travel with our two small children, it was preferable to have TV "on the go". I am wondering if I can install both, since the other dish provides both an HD signal (which the in-motion does not) and it has more than two video feeds so I can have seperate receivers for the main cabin TV, bedroom, and outside. Also, wondering if anyone has had any experience with installing a mount that would allow you to watch the mid-ship television with the slide pulled in.
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