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Old 11-23-2015, 09:56 PM   #85
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Yep, was in the engine compartment and found several terminals in pretty bad shape. looks like i will be doing the same in there. take care of that heart situation first. You kinda need that! : )
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You're gonna find stuff like that in the first year. By the time you've gone through it, it will truly be yours. Great fun The inside looks GREAT

The separate washer / dryer takes up a lot of storage. If you don't plan to take long trips you may want to remove and store them. But save them incase you sell it some day. The water shut offs are under the bottom drawer just to the left of the washer. There is a dedicated 15 AMP outlet just behind and to the right of the washer. I used it for the Dirt Devil Vacuum I added.

The TV up front looks glass tube. You'll want to replace it with a LCD to reduce the weight in the overhead compartments. All the weight will compromise the seal of the front cap to the roof and cause a leak that isn't immediately noticeable because the water gets caught by the plastic on the bottom of the compartments. Check the caulking on the front and back cap seams. If it's bad EternaBond Tape is a good solution. About the only other place in the roof that is prone to leak after this many years is the skylight. While on the roof be careful around the Air Conditioner shrouds they become brittle with age and break easy if you use them for leverage to get back on your feet. New ones are available but you don't need the expense for a while. Don't ask me how I know this

Don't wait too long to strap down the jack tank.

This was a great buy. DW is concerned that ours isn't worth more than that. But I think you found the best buy in the country for any make Motor Home period.



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Old 11-25-2015, 04:25 AM   #87
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While on the roof be careful around the Air Conditioner shrouds they become brittle with age and break easy if you use them for leverage to get back on your feet. New ones are available but you don't need the expense for a while. Don't ask me how I know this
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Dick knows what he's talking about.

Ooops! Link: Brittle Shroud Syndrome

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This was a great buy. DW is concerned that ours isn't worth more than that. But I think you found the best buy in the country for any make Motor Home period.



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It sure has me thinking about the value of our 1999 Allegro Bus!
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Thank you Dick,! the tv is going out asap, but like you said, the jack tank is gonna be first on the list. funny thing about the washer and dryer, i too thought they were separate, but the top one is actually a dish washer. I took it out anyway because it has a leak. I like the rubber treatment you did on yours, but that may have to wait till summer.
LOL DK you guys obviously give each other hell.
Monkey Run, it was the only one i found in a 400 mile radius that was at that price that was not a scam. So far the problem it had with starting cause of the starter solenoid. I know it is worth more than what I got it for.
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Good deal One thing you don't have to worry about.

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Yes sir! now I can go straight to the TVupgrade! : )
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