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Old 03-16-2016, 06:31 AM   #1
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Hello from Utah

Hello my name is James.
We recently purchased a 1987 EMC Encore in descent shape and looking for help with miscellaneous projects and figured this might be the place.

Some background: I've been a mechanic for 28 years. I have worked on all sorts of automotive and currently working in the heavy equipment industry.

I purchased this 32' beauty with a bad engine and swapped it out with a freshly rebuilt 454. We are preparing for our maiden voyage this weekend. Woo Hoo!

I'm looking for a few body parts for this beast so any advice would be appreciated.

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Old 03-16-2016, 07:43 AM   #2
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Hi James

Glad to have you here with us.

Congratulations with your new Encore. At the top of the page there is a tab marked forums, in the drop down there is a tab for Vintage RVs. It is a good place to ask about parts and tips for your RV.

Best of luck and Happy Trails!!

Tony & Ruth........... FMCA#F416727
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Old 03-16-2016, 07:46 AM   #3
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Hi James! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
Joe & Annette

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Old 03-16-2016, 09:37 AM   #4
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Old 03-19-2016, 07:59 AM   #5
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Old 03-20-2016, 04:40 PM   #6
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Hello James, welcome to IRV2. Congrats on your new rig. Enjoy.

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