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Old 06-14-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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just got 1988 nomad 26' tt need help.

Hi all. New to the forums and the tt world. I just got a 1988 nomad 26 given to me. It had a small leak up in the front right seam. The leak has since been fixed. The guy is older and didnt see the need to fix the rest. It has about a 2 ft wide section on the front side wall by the window. This should present a problem to fix should it? Just replace the 2x2 wood bracing, the insulation, and the paneling correct? Is there anything else i should be concerned about?

#2 does any one know what size wheels and tires it takes? It has 2 flats and I need to pick up a spare or two.

#3 any other info I should keep in mind?
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As you probably already know, do a dry run in the driveway so you can test plumbing, electrical, etc. before you take off for a weekend away. Things that one person put up with as acceptable may not be OK with you. And when you replace tires remember to check bearings and brakes (and running lights).
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Old 06-15-2013, 10:24 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply and welcome. Does anyone know the size tires or wheels?
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:52 AM   #6
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Wheels size could be anything--without actually looking at it, anything you get might be wrong. Some trailers that old had the Dexter 'star' 4-lug wheels. Unless someone chimes in that actually has an '88 '26' you are just guessing. Best guess would be GM 5-bolt pattern wheels in 15" size.
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Why don't you take one or both flats off and take them to a tire shop or to a TT dealer/service shop and let them replace the tires, or at least tell you what size they are?
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:56 PM   #8
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Just wanted to let every one know I got the tires fixed. The reason I asked was the trailer was over an hour away and the closest was tire place was 30 minutes from there. They ended up being st175/85-13. Now I need to find a spare for it. I managed to get the trailer home. Started to test things. Started by filling the potable holding tank. The water did not fill up freely. It would push water out at about half of the filling rate. Then I tested the pump. It turned on and I tested all faucets. No leaks seemed to appear. Then I opened the drain valve for the holding tank and it was a slow narrow stream even at full valve open. So I am thinking there might be some build up in the tank. I tried to get the fridge to turn on on electricity but it would not. It made gurgling noises but would not get cold. I was only running 110 15 amp so it might have not had enough power. I am going to try propane next. Did not try anything propane related today. The one main issue I have right now is that only 1 clearance light worked. The brake lights worked, turn signals/four ways. The tails would not along with the clearance. Any ideas? I know they are getting power because one of the lights worked. The only one to work was the very bottom front driver side one.
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