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Old 03-02-2014, 10:59 AM   #1527
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Well, our Endeavor is 20 years old this year... So far, it's been an adventure since we bought it in the summer of 2012. I spent the entire first year fixing and repairing (and fixing some more, and then a little more fixing... don't forget the fixing ) in preparation for our first trip that was to be a 6200 mile loop of the west.

Luckily I was able to do all my own mechanic work thus far... new radiator and hoses, rear brakes and axle seals, water pump, alternator, serpentine belt, exhaust manifold, lift pump, wastegate line, injector return line, all new oil and oil filters and air filters (tranny and engine and generator), re-greased the generator head bearing, and of course a few chassis electrical issues and 6 new Goodyears... I've also installed a water injection system, performance fuel plate, free flowing exhaust,, boost and egt gauges, and a boost regulator.

On the "home" side of the motorhome, I've installed a new 50 amp power converter/charger, new hot water tank ignition board, repaired a crack in the freshwater tank, some new flooring in the front, some new upholstery, repair of the collapsed a/c ducts and installation of some direct dump vents in the air conditioner units, new toilet ball seal, hard wired cooling fans along the backside of the refer and also inside for increased cooling capacity, fixed the quikee steps, and repaired the body seam above the storage compartments on both sides of the RV.

I don't have a ton of pics, but here is a before and an after of the inside...






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If we are fortunate enough to continue RV-ing, I would like to somehow upgrade the looks of the exterior, but I'm not sure that's practical. Some of the siding would need replaced, and as far as I can tell, there is no good way to do that with lasting results. We've also got an engine oil leak to take care of before our next trip to florida in a couple months... I haven't looked too closely but I'm worried it's the rear main seal... not a fun repair.

So there you have it... this is what we call home when we're on the road. It's certainly not the fanciest RV in the campground, but it's taken us to a lot of awesome places... Badlands of SD, Mt. Rushmore, Custer State Park, Devils Tower, Shell Falls, Cody WY, Yellowstone, Arches, Dead Horse, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Tucson, White Sands... and more.
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This is my first post. I just bought my first RV and I am so excited it's a perfect vintage model!!
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Old 03-06-2014, 07:26 PM   #1530
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i'm trying to id this old one. It says worldwide on the side. Any guesses out there?


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Old 03-16-2014, 08:25 AM   #1532
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I remember a "World Wide" brand from the 70's. It was a higher end coach. Much nicer construction than the Fleetwood coaches for example, but certainly no Airstream. They may have been built by Holiday Rambler, but not sure on that.
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Old 03-19-2014, 11:38 AM   #1533
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Hello there, Im new to here and I think we need to get our old dodges back on the road not just on these forums.

I just aquired a 1973 22' shasta on a dodge b300 chasis she is awsome.
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Shasta always made cool stuff
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Old 04-03-2014, 07:29 PM   #1536
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Nice, straight looking old rig, Ramit98. Care to share some more info about it, more pics???
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well let see its a 1984 itasca chevy drivetrain i just bought it as havent had a good chance to go over it yet but its clean clean it was stored indoors all it life so i am told i am hopeing it flies through saftey
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One thing you will like about it is the flat windshield glass. Much less expensive!
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Old 04-04-2014, 07:17 AM   #1539
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well let see its a 1984 itasca chevy drivetrain i just bought it as havent had a good chance to go over it yet but its clean clean it was stored indoors all it life so i am told i am hopeing it flies through saftey
Wow, "stored indoors", that kinda says it all. NICE! I have two vintage rigs that were stored inside all their life, and it really makes a positive difference.

That would make a great entry into Tin Can Tourists, and would be greatly appreciated for it's originality and vintage condition.
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