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Old 08-30-2015, 01:17 PM   #1765
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Fixed my sticky door latch by taking it mostly apart and coating the insides with graphited lock fluid (combination penetrating oil and colloidal graphite ). Probably going to replace the whole latch down the road a bit.

Also finally got the fridge reliably firing on LP gas. Not entirely sure what I did but it works now.

Still need to get my furnace lifted out and serviced by the RV place. (I will start a thread about that because I'm not 100% sure what is involved in removing my furnace from the RV). and replace the almost dead house batteries.
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Old 08-30-2015, 01:20 PM   #1766
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Bought a new convertor and surge protector.
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Old 08-30-2015, 04:36 PM   #1767
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Finished Deoxidizing and Waxing my MH

WOW, that is a job! It's finally done though. Started a month or more ago but with working still I can only work on it when I have time and the weather has not always cooperated. Went camping for 5 days too which slowed down my progress but she is done and looks great! Had one side and the rear end done and a guy at the CG thought it was a new rig because of the shine. I love the way she looks.

Here it is and then I start repainting door and bay handles and the mirror.

Liked the Zep floor wax for this job. I will keep this up so it never looks like it did again. Previous owner was not as picky. Lynne Can't seem to get the pics the right way so hope this gives you an idea.
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Old 08-30-2015, 05:34 PM   #1768
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Brake Cooling Duct and Extra Engine.

Now that I've taken care of the lack of power issues, We will spend a lot more time in the mountains instead of looking for ways to avoid them. Now brakes become even more important, especially the rears, they overheat first, fade and then take the fronts with them. Just added some Aid Ducts to get some fresh cooler air on the rear brakes. When these chassis are used as intended for Trucks, it's all open at the back and fresh air is available. The RV body shuts that off and the brakes see air from the engine compartment and exhaust system. I also had to play a little.
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Old 08-30-2015, 05:43 PM   #1769
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WOW, that is a job! It's finally done though. Started a month or more ago but with working still I can only work on it when I have time and the weather has not always cooperated. Went camping for 5 days too which slowed down my progress but she is done and looks great! Had one side and the rear end done and a guy at the CG thought it was a new rig because of the shine. I love the way she looks.

Here it is and then I start repainting door and bay handles and the mirror.

Liked the Zep floor wax for this job. I will keep this up so it never looks like it did again. Previous owner was not as picky. Lynne Can't seem to get the pics the right way so hope this gives you an idea.
Sure looks goo but how did you get it over on its side so the job goes easier?
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Also finally got the fridge reliably firing on LP gas. Not entirely sure what I did but it works now.
All of our RV fridges annually got their heat tubes cleaned out with a low pressure blast of canned compressed air. Spider webs etc stop the air from flowing and in some case prevent combustion. If you fooled with the burner area your could have knocked out the blockage. Congratulations for gitting 'er dun.
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Old 08-30-2015, 06:08 PM   #1771
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Lynne and Jerry: Nice - glad you warned us. I had my sunglasses on when the pictures came up. It does look new.
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Old 08-30-2015, 06:21 PM   #1772
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Lynne and Jerry! That looks awesome! Nice job. It does look new.

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Old 08-30-2015, 06:24 PM   #1773
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Installed a KingDome satellite dish on the roof and ran the coax into the coach. Chuck
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WOW, that is a job! It's finally done though. Started a month or more ago but with working still I can only work on it when I have time and the weather has not always cooperated. Went camping for 5 days too which slowed down my progress but she is done and looks great! Had one side and the rear end done and a guy at the CG thought it was a new rig because of the shine. I love the way she looks.

Here it is and then I start repainting door and bay handles and the mirror.

Liked the Zep floor wax for this job. I will keep this up so it never looks like it did again. Previous owner was not as picky. Lynne Can't seem to get the pics the right way so hope this gives you an idea.
Great job Lynne.
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Lynne and Jerry,
Great job, it does look like a new coach, maybe even beter.
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I spent my morning in the DMV getting the Sportscoach registered with 5 year classic vehicle license plates. I also managed to find time to replace all 6 of the side marker lights with new LED units. Checked the mail on my way out the door to work and found out that my new LED lights for the top front and rear markers came in today so I guess we know what I'm doing tomorrow too.

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Started doing a complete radiator flush and new antifreeze. I waited till almost dark thirty cause its still hot here in Texas will finish in the next day or two. Love to see the Zep photos I did mine 3 years ago still looks great Keep them shining.
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