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swamp cooler and shocks

Postby Ron Dickey » Tue Aug 02, 2005 9:37 pm

Found this site do they belong to our forum?
Larry & Diane Sorensen
built trailer 2000

http://www.outbackteardrop.com/body8.html
they made a swamp cooler out of an amo box.
121377.............134179.........134805
both side walls are up...cabinet needs stain.......ongoing 2.5 yr bld build as i find time..... Cross Bow in Build Journals....viewtopic.php?f=50&t=54108
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Postby emiller » Wed Aug 03, 2005 7:02 am

8) I modeled my first tear after there's in 2002, they attended the Sweetwater gathering last time.
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Postby metoady » Thu Aug 04, 2005 12:06 am

im copying theirs also
its gettine there
http://tnttt.com/album_ ... ic_id=2438
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emiller did some guy stop and talke to you
about your tear at a 7 11 on your way to
sweetwater???
i remember the azroundup sticker
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Re: swamp cooler and shocks

Postby Gage » Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:50 am

Ron Dickey wrote:Found this site do they belong to our forum?
Larry & Diane Sorensen
built trailer 2000

The answer to your question is no. Although, watch what you say about him. He does come in and look around to see who's saying what about what. :o

Have a good day,
8) Gage

P.S. Doesn't everybody have shocks on thier tears or tiny travel trailers. Think about it. Why do cars have shocks?
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Postby Aaron Coffee » Sat Aug 13, 2005 11:38 am

I have kind of kicked around the idea of putting friction shocks on my teardrop. They are made for t-buckets, and look like they would be compact. Anybody ever done that or seen it done.
If I could shut my brain off, I could save myself alot of time, money and effort.
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Postby emiller » Sat Aug 13, 2005 11:26 pm

8) Hi Metoady, sorry just got home from California, yeah I remember talking to you among many other people on our trip to sweetwater.
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Postby BobR » Mon Aug 15, 2005 5:28 am

I put Monroe gas shocks on my tear after the first couple of trips to the desert. What a difference. The teardrop tracks steady with little or no bounce. I would recommend shocks on any trailer over 1200#

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Postby rooster » Mon Aug 15, 2005 5:17 pm

Reading your comments concerning shocks and looking at the pictures sounds like the best way to go. My question, Where does on get that small plate that is attached on the bottom of the springs to hold the lower part of the shock? I Tried NAPA, and they said they couldn't get them.

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Re: Shocks

Postby Gage » Mon Aug 15, 2005 5:52 pm

rooster wrote:Reading your comments concerning shocks and looking at the pictures sounds like the best way to go. My question, Where does on get that small plate that is attached on the bottom of the springs to hold the lower part of the shock? I Tried NAPA, and they said they couldn't get them.
Jim

Strange, that's where I got mine. Monroe has a part number for that adapter plate. I'll do some checking and see if I can come up with a part number. Maybe Bob knows what it is.

Have a good day,

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Postby metoady » Mon Aug 15, 2005 7:08 pm

http://www.shockwarehouse.com/cgi-bin/s ... rokit.html
thats where i got mine from
shocks with shiping were less than 1 shock from napa :twisted:
great prices and shiping :thumbsup: :applause:
http://www.shockwarehouse.com/rb511.html
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Postby rooster » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:59 pm

Gage, and others, Thanks for the info. I want my tear to handle well on the highway.

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