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Old 05-27-2011, 12:18 AM   #1
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My first MH........Project 1977 25' "The Diplomat II"

So I dragged 'er home yesterday and after the rain stopped I opened all the windows up to air it out. Today I changed the oil and filter, a fuel filter and some fuel line, hooked the boat gas can to the mechanical fuel pump, got the carb to choke and that 'ol Dodge fired right up Tomorrow I'm planning on changing the oil and all filters on the gen set and see about getting it fired up too.

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I've already seen those pictures. Stop teasing and show us the gold (interior). Sweet looking unit and good luck with it. Seems like the little fella found his spot...
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I've already seen those pictures. Stop teasing and show us the gold (interior). Sweet looking unit and good luck with it. Seems like the little fella found his spot...
I'm still cleaning out the inside so I'll get some interior pics taken in a day or two. She's just getting out of the rain but she will "load up" into just about anything.
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A motorhome with a built-in doghouse! Brilliant!

Many happy miles to you and the pup!
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Are you sure they sent a big enough hook ? Looks like a nice project.
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Are you sure they sent a big enough hook ? Looks like a nice project.

When my unit broke down on the way home the day I got her, they sent one just like that one. 26,000 lbs is a lot of weight...
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Is the doghouse not common? I think they sent the same size hook when my 18 wheeler dropped a drive line on my first day out of my trainers truck. Here are some inside pics......I still have to clean it all out from the drag home.

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Love that dash shifter!
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Love that dash shifter!
Me too!
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The only thing that would have been better would have been a dash button shifter.
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add some insulation in that dog house- you will be amazed at the sound reduction
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Dash shifter for the Dodge drive tran. Gotta love it...
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What a great looking rig. Good luck on your refurb. I'm sure you will do a great job and it will serve you well. Many happy and safe miles.
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If it helps any, here is a picture of my MH on tow. The fuel pump lost power. I could have fixed it but not on the side of the road. Hauled it all of 2 miles for $125. Fuel Pump just needed a wire fixed. I guess we all get to meet the tow guy sooner or later.
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