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Old 02-20-2012, 06:46 PM   #1
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Have I missed anything?

My project on my newly purchased 1989 Sun Clipper is winding down. I have checked, replaced, and/or repaired the following. Have I missed anything?

1. New Tires all around (6)
2. Generator serviced and repaird
3. Front wheel bearing checked and greased
4. Brake system check
5. Water System checked
6. Propane system checked, repaired
7. New Air Bags installed
8. Wipers replaced
9. Lights (external) checked and replaired/replaced
10. All appliances checked (working, no leaks)
11. Roof repaired (no leaks)
12. Holding tank valves checked (open and closed)
13. Dump hoses in good shape
14. Engine serviced and tuned up
15. Exhasut system checked
16. Transmission serviced
17. Rear end checked
18. A/C checked, filter replaced
19. Batteries replaced
20. Electric Coffee Pot checked and working

Any thing else I need to check?

Thanks,

Terry
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
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I can't tell you what, but you missed something. There's ALWAYS something. I hope you'll post back when you find out what it is.
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:02 PM   #3
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:25 PM   #4
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Terry,
Sounds like you are a person who thinks things through and have given her a good going over. From the join date, I am guessing you are a newbie to RV traveling... forgive me if that is not the case...

At any rate, whether you are a newbie or a veteran, one thing you might want to consider is having a good road service plan in place... one that is designed specifically for our large vehicles.

I would also suggest that your maiden voyage be on a well known path and perhaps in the direction near friends and family who would come and pick you up in the event of a breakdown.

Aside from that, you are probably better off than at least half to the RV owners who are on the road right now because they are not riding on new tires, nor are they as meticulous as you seem to be.

I'm betting you will have lots of trouble-free miles... and that is certainly my best wish for you.
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Camp near a WalMart the first time so you can get a bunch of the items you forgot.

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Old 02-20-2012, 08:30 PM   #6
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My project on my newly purchased 1989 Sun Clipper is winding down. I have checked, replaced, and/or repaired the following. Have I missed anything?

1. New Tires all around (6)
2. Generator serviced and repaird
3. Front wheel bearing checked and greased
4. Brake system check
5. Water System checked
6. Propane system checked, repaired
7. New Air Bags installed
8. Wipers replaced
9. Lights (external) checked and replaired/replaced
10. All appliances checked (working, no leaks)
11. Roof repaired (no leaks)
12. Holding tank valves checked (open and closed)
13. Dump hoses in good shape
14. Engine serviced and tuned up
15. Exhasut system checked
16. Transmission serviced
17. Rear end checked
18. A/C checked, filter replaced
19. Batteries replaced
20. Electric Coffee Pot checked and working

Any thing else I need to check?

Thanks,

Terry
I am a newbe and will not have my first MH till mid March (so take that for what it is worth), my plan is the same as yours, plus the same year MH. I think you have executed and very well thought out plan, system by system and well on your way to confirming and knowing your systems. With that said the only thing I can think of at the moment is front end alinement? Maybe also your battery charging systems, engine alternator and convert?
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If the converter is original, it is OEM junk and will eventually ruin your house batteries if left to itself.

Budget for a new 3-stage smart converter and extend the life of your expensive house batteries by many years.
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:16 AM   #8
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Have you cleaned the AC evaporator and condensor fins? This is a yearly chore for RVers.

You can use gentle sprays of water, aerosol fin cleaner or low-pressure air to blow the bugs and dust out.
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