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Old 04-22-2015, 08:14 PM   #1
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The new to us rig...

1984 Itasca windcruiser. 58k on it.. started to redo the inside already. working on the exhaust leaks, needs a caliper replaced, idle adjusted and 2 new tires... other than that and 2 house batterys its good to go....drove it home 3 hours at 65 mph and it drove nice.


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Old 04-22-2015, 09:36 PM   #2
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Sounds like you've got a handle on it, now go enjoy it. I don't think I've ever seen one with the passenger side door.

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Old 04-23-2015, 06:13 AM   #3
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Old 04-23-2015, 08:39 AM   #4
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Congratulations! Looks like your co-pilot took the the pilots seat😃

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Old 04-23-2015, 10:37 AM   #5
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Congrats. As long as the dog likes it your OK.
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Old 04-23-2015, 11:09 AM   #6
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yeah, he and his mate are really spoiled.. hes already claimed his spot...
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Old 04-23-2015, 01:33 PM   #7
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Congratulations! Good luck with your remodel.
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Old 04-23-2015, 02:13 PM   #8
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Hi pinturbo75 and Welcome to the Forum.

Luv them old Itascas & Winnies! Sounds like you are having fun just getting it whipped into shape.

If you will indulge me for being a fuddy-duddy on brakes, if it were mine I'd do a full hydraulic rebuild. You already have one bad caliper the other may be close behind and the remainder of the system is at best "iffy" given its age. The last thing you want is the brake pedal sinking to the floor coming down a hill with 12,000 lbs of Itasca rolling thunder.

New master cylinder, calipers, hoses, and rear wheel cylinders will have you safe and solid for many years to come.
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Old 04-23-2015, 05:39 PM   #9
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Congrats, one of the best parts of renovating a rig is that it lets you add your own personal touches.
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Old 04-23-2015, 08:36 PM   #10
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Cool RV. Watch out for that driver! Bet he makes for a ruff ride!
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Old 05-03-2015, 03:45 PM   #14
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been working on it pretty steady with the wife.... a project she can work on with me...we are both enjoying this... we've removed 90 percent of the wallpaper,, taken down some un-necessary doodads .... we replaced the house batteries, fixed the exhaust leaks, replaced the belts, adjusted the carb, and are working on getting the captain chairs to the shop to be redone.. the rest of the drivers cab area we have been working real hard on....thoroughly cleaned every panel in the cab area, doors, panels, windshield surround, dash and console, and carpeting.. did a color change on all the plastic from beige to gray, re-dyed all the cloth and carpet.. here's some pics


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