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Old 08-02-2014, 07:15 AM   #1
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Question My Wish List Getting filled. Advice Welcome

My ship is headed to port, Will be able to fill my wish list.
1982 Pace Arrow Owned going on 4 years;
New Tires, 7 of them-Leaning toward Bridgestones.
Front and rear Koni's
Super-steer Bell Cranks
Radiator?? sometimes it leaks a little but not all the time. (strange)
(Should I have them replace Water Pump & hoses while their in there?)
Body work needed, (previous owner backed into tree and fixed himself) WELL, I'll need to find a good Fiberglass/Paint shop in Mpls/St.Paul area.
A good tune up. Chev - 454 4 barrel I replaced plugs and wires. I get around 8 MPG with toad
Gennie needs Carb rebuild.
Rest of MH good to go. (House Ac, Water heater, Furnace, Stove/Oven, Water Pump all work great. No leaks
Will be ready to head south this winter.
Not bragging just excited
Thanks for the advice,

1982 Pace Arrow 30ft.
KarKaddy SS, Toad: 1999 Deville Concours
Lilly and Rubie Our 4 legged Kids & Tim & Joe
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Old 08-06-2014, 11:11 AM   #2
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Replacing engine water pump & hoses while the rad is out ( particularly if you have no record of the change ) is a good idea , adds very little to the bill.
Bridgestone tires have a good reputation in automotive applications , not sure about M/H.

Hope your ship is getting closer .
Safe travels

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2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.
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Old 08-07-2014, 05:07 PM   #3
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Hi Spritz,

Have you considered Hercules Tires? 6 tires for my 35' Vectra mounted and balanced were less than $1500. I have had them 1 year and they seem to do well. The repair shop I utilize says good experience with them (and he does not sell them). I have the Hercules S209 19.5 in tires.

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you have manuals i do?
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