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Old 11-07-2014, 08:04 PM   #1
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I have no idea what I'm doing

This Suday I will be purchasing a 1990 Tiffin Open Road for $1000.

It runs ... and that's about the nicest thing I can really say about it. I will need a hand for sure, so I've joined irv2 in anticipation. I bought it to move into as I transition out of the military back into "the real world".

Looking forward to the community's experience and advice on my journey to fixing this thing up and making my way through the next chapter.

Talk to y'all again soon!


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Old 11-07-2014, 08:08 PM   #2
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Hi Tony ...Welcome to IRV2....wish you all the best with your new rig....There are a lot of folks that can help you out with problems you might come up against when updating your rig.....

Safe and Happy Travels.

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Old 11-07-2014, 08:08 PM   #3
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for your service.

Glad you're aboard Tony. Lots of good info and helpful members here on IRV2. Best of luck with your new to you rig. Enjoy your adventures and be safe.
Have a wonderful day!
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Old 11-07-2014, 08:28 PM   #4
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Thank you for your service, Tony. And here's hoping that you get everything working properly on your new purchase so you're comfortable.
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Old 11-07-2014, 08:44 PM   #5
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Previously a 2002 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37A and a 1995 Safari Trek 2830.
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Old 11-07-2014, 08:47 PM   #6
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Good luck with your plans, I hope they work out well for you.
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Old 11-07-2014, 08:52 PM   #7
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Welcome aboard!
First things first, thank you for your service to our country!
There are many veterans here including myself. Always nice to have another brother on board.
Be patient in getting your new to you, RV seaworthy. I'm sure you will have many questions, and there are a lot of great people here who can help in many aspects. Enjoy your adventures!!!
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Old 11-07-2014, 09:08 PM   #8
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Welcome aboard, and Thanks for your Service to our Country. Don't be afraid to ask questions on this site as that's how we all learned. People here love to share and help others...Good Luck
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Old 11-07-2014, 11:37 PM   #9
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Welcome to irv2 and also thanks for the service.
Here is a link to items that may help you and below in my signature are links to others that might be of interest to you.
Good luck in your new adventure.
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Old 11-08-2014, 05:11 AM   #10
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Welcome to the site and good luck on your project....
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Old 11-08-2014, 05:35 AM   #11
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thank you for your service to our country!

welcome, and have fun with the project
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Old 11-08-2014, 05:43 AM   #12
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Welcome. Ok it runs, Now from the "Tone" of that statement, I hope it stops (Old not exactly a joke) (A vehicle that won't run is safe, a vehicle that won't stop is not).

What have you found so far that is wrong?

Page 2: What converter does it have (may be part of the power distribution center if both fuses and breakers are behind a common door). That is often worthy of upgrade on older units.
Home is where I park it!
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Old 11-08-2014, 07:08 AM   #13
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Welcome and a hearty thanks for your years of service. Tiffin also has a web site http://www.tiffinrvnetwork.com/index.php that you will find very helpful.
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Old 11-08-2014, 07:30 AM   #14
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Hi Tony! You've come to the right place! We don't know what we're doing either!

No, seriously, you'll find lots of help here. Enjoy the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!

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