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Old 05-12-2014, 06:29 PM   #113
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Originally Posted by Bigd9 View Post
Amazing, simply amazing! You sure have some talent. Hats off to you for even thinking of attempting this project.
same here!!

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Old 05-12-2014, 07:43 PM   #114
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A while back, you posted about whether it would be right to either ask for or maybe accept peoples' help or maybe how it would be received? If anybody reads this whole thread, they will understand. You are not a taker or a manipulator. If I were a man of greater means right now, I would pick up a part for you or something myself.

i am starting to get to where i am ok with it as the time line is still showing a year out befor its ready

the hardest thing for me is on the .. if alot of ppl help.. and then its time to turn the key and nothing .. but that is why i am doing it one wire at a time so i dont pin some thing wrong

but i am looking for

driver side windshield used or new so if there is a junk yard around you with a cap like this could you send me a pic and a price
lowest i got was 600$ for new but not sure if i can get that again as it was years ago when i asked ?donkine? i think there called ... its one of the big RV glass places

a hard to find some times 110 ac 18000 btu roof top AC unit .. i well need this befor michelle can stay in it again

the rest is more hardwired store type stuff for carpet / wood / wiring so thats more money then any thing

and really i think it would be more fun to show pics and video of how its made on cabinets and wood flooring and repainting the out side of the RV
and my friend all so has a small 3D printer here so i can start making the dash / may other parts i need

soon i want to make a video of how to read wiring dys..and make wiring that looks like the pros and how to make a kit like i did from the ground up to do your own work

all so a good video on how to make your own fiberglass parts from small dash panels that i see ppl asking for all the time to full size bay doors
when it is time for this video i well ask ANY one that has big or small part they need made and to send me the .. no matter how trashed it is part.. and i well remake it for your for only the cost of the fiberglass

michelle wants to make a few videos RVing with lupus that could help some one else change there life

and a few videos planed on rving in lower cost state parks with her acc pass for ppl on ssi / or the big D word as that is all we have to live off of so well show how to make it work on a 1000$ a month

... or how we had to make it work ...LOL
so i guess i should be open why a year
well old bills from trying to save the company from 2008
doctor bills
food for 2

after its all side and done i have around 300 or so a month for parts
so when guessing 3000$ away from really seeing some thing and thats why i say all most a year

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Old 06-07-2014, 11:10 AM   #115
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well it run this month

well i still have to order some parts in the mail .... maybe i should not say this as we know how it works.. but here we go any ways

i should hear it run some time at the end of this month if every thing gos well

i made hrs and hrs of video over 2 days with my friends Gopro just to find out one of the mic,s stop working in it .. so you cant hear me at all talking

so now i have to order the out side usd plug to mic cable befor i can make the .. how to make / edit you wiring videos i wanted

ok back to the RV

fuel system is going in .. i dont like what they gave me for fuel line ... but they said it is ok to use with fuel

trans cooler line are in and it was fun to find a way to run them to keep them away from any thing hot

starter is in and rolls the motor over and every thing sounds good there

i well setup the gopro to get video of its first start

RV still cant move with out the drive shaft so its not going any where tell next month or longer but at lest i can hear it run and see if the motor sounds ok

PS yes more mounting for the cooler lines are coming ran out of parts
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Old 06-09-2014, 05:59 AM   #116
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:19 PM   #117
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i have had a few guys ask me to make videos of me making the wiring for the RV so i did one better and i am now making DYI how to videos so i may be posting over there for a few weeks

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Old 06-13-2014, 08:34 AM   #118
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Terry, what an incredible project! Can't wait to see it on the road!
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:17 AM   #119
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I agree. Great job. I know that I'm very mechanical, but I would never dream of tackling a job like this. But I sure like reading about it.
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Wow! Great!
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sorry i have not been posting in the last few days

michelle was in the ER again .. every thing is good and shes back out now

first thing i would like to say IS a very BIG Thank you to Karl & Michelle of cos80922

They where very nice to help me get some more parts this month and i cant think them as much as i want too

so really thank you very much in under standing and your help

update on the RV

.....Well we hear it run this month ....
95% of all the wiring is in for the motor
what been holding me back is the 12v system is still on and running .. with the solar system to keep the battery's up

i have to uninstall / reinstall some fuse blocks and start giving the ECM and TCM some power .. and start testing

fuel pump is still not installed .... i have to go pick up some parts

so well see if every thing falls in to place

i did make alot of videos but the gopro has not been doing a good job or i just forget what i am doing and off to work i go so i am not in the video or the mic is just to low or some thing

i did make a new video for the ....how to make wiring post ..

but fuzzy video and me just getting in to the work stopped me from going step by step on it

so if you would like to see me making wiring out of the blue for 12 mins then thats the video here

but i well try to make a video of me pulling out my side bay thats on top of the fuel tank to show how to get to the top of the tank to work on it

as i have to install new fuel line and fittings

PS if you have a gopro hero 3+ do not up date your software / OS on the cam .... right off you well find the mics stop working the way they should ... and theres no way we have seen to go back to the old VER OS

or you well be like me and boosting the mic in your video editing software x2
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:35 AM   #123
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Incredible story. My hat is off to you both.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:16 AM   #124
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Glad to see that you are getting help. Give Michelle our best and keep up the good work. We can't wait to see the final rig!
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Old 06-19-2014, 11:48 AM   #125
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Next time you guys step outside and it's perfectly quiet, what you can't hear is the Standing Ovation from the whole RV'ing community!
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Old 06-19-2014, 12:07 PM   #126
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It was a pleasure and very interesting to see the progress through the pictures and text. Awesome result for a daunting task.

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