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Old 02-06-2013, 09:40 AM   #1
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Hi new to the motorhome world. Just bought a 1978 Winnebago Chieftain. I am planning on a trip to Colorado from Saint Louis and was wondering if anyone had any advice on how to prepare for the trip. Was also wondering if anyone had any pictures of there's to get some cool ideas on how to redo the inside. It's already in good shape but would like to change some stuff. Thanks for your time
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You'll want tires in good condition, less than 6 years old. Check or replace hoses and belts, brakes, and fluids. Make sure all systems work as they should, replace CO and propane sensors if more than 5 years old. You are dealing with a coach that's more than 35 years old, expect issues and be prepared for them.
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Best thing to do to prepare is get Coachnet road side assistance. And what BFlinn said.
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:01 PM   #4
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We also have a classic Winnie. Ours is 1980. I have learned to do a lot of things myself because we have a hard time finding parts. Have a good assistance policy and check the coach for operational status. Have a good trip!
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