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Old 03-31-2012, 07:14 PM   #43
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Doh-I tapped out my upload space on the site.

Here is a link to more action shots from today: http://photobucket.com/albums/o544/73dodgetitan
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Old 04-01-2012, 09:21 AM   #44
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Great progress by the weekend warriors. Thanks for the pictures.

I used KYB shocks way back when we had a Midas mini, and they worked great. Recommended by a friend who had them installed on all of the local police cars.

I see the motorhome supported by just a hydraulic jack. You're not crawling around under that without using jackstands, are you?

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The KYB's are a huge improvement! It's riding much smoother than before.

The team got together today and finished up the rear brakes and the hydrovac boosters. The aux fuel tank was also put back in after a por-15 job and all new hardware. Had to replace the motherboard on the generator too.

The weekend warriors are slowly but steadily making progress...
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I see the motorhome supported by just a hydraulic jack. You're not crawling around under that without using jackstands, are you?
We used a bumper jack with the hydraulic.

Test drive at the end of the day had a hiccup. Brakes and shocks are great. But, after putting 20 gallons of 93 into the newly refreshed aux fuel tank we came to find the fuel pump having issues. Fuel gauge is working again (yay). So the pump and carb are first on the list for next weekend and then maybe we can move onto testing the water tank.

The goal is to take the Titan to a 3 day bluegrass festival over memorial day weekend. It will be a drive from northern va to Cumberland,md. Plenty of open road and some nice hill climbs too.
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I upgraded my account. here are a few more pictures from last weekend
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Progress is looking good

BTW - Since you already have a free place to host pics, all you have to do is use the button to add a link to the site where you have the pic stored. That way you do not have to have a lot of storage here.

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Old 04-02-2012, 02:16 PM   #48
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Back in the late 70ties when i first got bitten by the rv bug I remember looking at an old Titan moter home.Don't remember what model it was,but that thing was looooong.I think the way it was layed out ,you could have slept 12 in that thing.One reason that I didn't buy was the length.It had such a long over hang in back of the rear wheels that it had buckled over the rear wheels.I still remember some of the inovations in that old coach though .I wound up buying a 1975 Winnebago class A with the heavy duty 318 dodge engine.The only place I could get parts for that thing was from a place called Mitchell Auto Parts.Don't know if they are still around or not,but they delt in obsolete Chrysler parts.You can check the internet.These folks will be good to know for your project
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:17 PM   #49
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Wheels are powder coated and new meats on the beast
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So, what size wheels and tires are those? They look like the old 16.5's that came off the dually axle I grafted onto my truck.
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So, what size wheels and tires are those? They look like the old 16.5's that came off the dually axle I grafted onto my truck.
I stayed with the stock 17.5 wheel. Tires are same as the original: 8-17.5
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The fresh wheels and tires are on the Titan and it's riding like a dream. The cabin is quiet and smooth when out on the road. Yay!

We also reinstalled the main gas tank after having run a por-15 cleaning treatment through it.

It's having some fuel starvation issues though. We replaced the fuel pump and filters but that didn't do the trick. So adding an electric pump is in the foreseeable future.
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Dave ;A word about your fuel starvation problem.More than likely when you replaced the gas tank ,you tightened the straps a bit to much causing the fuel line to be pinched between the fuel tank and the body of the coach.Try backing the strap bolts off a few turns then test drive and see if this fixed your starvation problem.This was a common problem with older coaches. Hope this is of some help to you !! RED
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Look who's about to get a fresh stripe!
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Alright the old gal is getting new stripes, this should make her proud.
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