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Old 09-29-2012, 01:30 AM   #1
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our new to us rig.

1994 Winebago Vectra 35RQ 5.9 Cummins pusher, 6 sp Alison.
We got this last november 2011 from a very nice fella in Beaverton Oregon.

we lucked out with a very good price and a little tinkering,
were very happy with it..

First was the brake air vacuum generator things, removed them and replaced with 2 of the small vacuum pumps from ebay, dash air and cruise control works great now. exhaust brake was stuck from non-use, top radiator hose had a kink in it, Front TV pod mod & conversion from CRT to LED so it now does not hang down. steering wheel tilt was froze from non use. and for my wife b-day a new image on the back. Replaced the back up cam system from B&W to color with 2 cams and remote for under $100. replaced leaky master cylinder. fixed automatic steps..
we have been to White Earth in mn to mt rushmore, to washington. runs like a old timex. wonderful rig and funny but everyone I talk to about them who had one say they liked them too and wish they never sold it.. 8-)
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Old 09-29-2012, 01:33 AM   #2
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I forgot, it had 82k miles when we bought it, it now has about 95k miles.
if any one need info on the "fixes" let me know I'll be happy to share info.

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Old 09-29-2012, 02:04 AM   #3
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It's always a plus to be able to do your own fixes. Now it's just enjoyment time. Safe and trouble free travels.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:38 AM   #4
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Congratulations on a great looking rig and a job well done!
We hope you enjoy many safe and happy miles!
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Wow, what a great looking rig! Congrats and enjoy.
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Old 09-30-2012, 12:49 AM   #6
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Thank you all for the warm welcome.
I do like to tinker, and one thing I learned, if I'm working on MY motorhome,
I don't have time to fix everyone elses stuff...
There is a 3 fix limit when I go visit people. Seems they always find stuff for me to fix when I show up. ( makes me feel loved... ) ;-)
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:31 PM   #7
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Enjoy it!
36ft Damon Intruder Class A - 37ft National Sea Breeze LX Class A
-Past RVs: 19ft Sportsman, 24ft Jayco, 30ft Coachmen Mirada. We had some good times.
"Im a car guy...you've been warned" lol
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:14 PM   #8
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Went again to the ocean for a few days... My cousin bought a 31' Spartan chassis Sun Cruiser Vista cruiser. too, now I have another one to fix !!!
My cousin is Mark, he's a car guy so he does a lot of the motor stuff..
I do computer and electronics and everything else. Were replacing his back up cam also..
Got his set up for about $70.. He is going to halp me install a "boost" gauge and a new waste gate,,, I think mine is tired. any way, I hope to find out more about that.. .
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Nice rig, looks like she will be happy with you ! Is that Crazy Horse on the back, better get some J.D. Blackfoot cranked up on the stereo !

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