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Old 02-16-2014, 07:31 AM   #505
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Brake job 1988 Coachman class A

I did a brake job, removed, cleaned and new seals in calipers. New brake pads and hoses. Boy those wheels are heavy. Did not turn rotors, they looked OK.
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:50 AM   #506
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actually, if I would have saved my 8 track tapes, I would leave it in, I lost over 400 8 tracks in my garage fire last november. was a lot of great ole tunes.
Any tunes you need are on Spotify. Takes up less space than 400 eight tracks.
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Old 02-16-2014, 10:57 AM   #507
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Tested the furnace today ... it's been way too hot up til today ...
Rub it in:>)
I dug a path through 13 inches of snow to get to the door. Now I'm resting until I have the energy to open the door:>)
Then I'll fire up the heater and take a nap....
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Old 02-16-2014, 08:14 PM   #508
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Old 02-27-2014, 11:49 AM   #509
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That looks good, but probably temporary. Give the Zep a try, either High Traffic or High Gloss will give you great results. Buy some and try the rear cap first. Wash it well with TSP, clean any streaks off with Comet or Bar Keepers Friend, and put on at least 5 good thin coats of Zep. It goes on alot faster than you may think, my wife and I would do a full side in about 15 minutes. Been on about 10 months looks new, most dirt rinses off with hose. Click pics for larger view, MH is a 96, was very dull before the ZEP.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:23 PM   #510
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Well I just got my new to me 97 GeorgieBoy CruiseMaster. The first thing we did was load it up and go for a short jont for the weekend. Then comes the work, scrub the roof to prep for new sealant. As I could not find Bar keepers Friend I used Vim, not happy with those results I took to the years of experience here and had luck finding it. I haven't tried it yet but I am looking forward to it. I serviced the engine and gen set doing oil, filter, grease, fuel filters, and air filters. I had to take it in for an emission test, and the 460 with a banks set up passed easily. When I get home it'll be replace heater hoses and check upper rad hose. Flush the rad and fill with antifreeze. I have to replace the rear bushings and send it in for a trans flush. After checking the parking brake and changing the reared fluid I think I'll be ready for a short 2 or 3 hour trial run. Then I'll have a week or so to get ready for a trip from the Toronto area to Cape Breton NS . Does anyone have any other ideas that I should look at. The coach has been constantly used up until I bought it.
i installed a battery disconnect at the main battery since some appliances like new radios with bluetooth will sap the power when not in use. it starts on first turn on since I installed the cut off.
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i installed a battery disconnect at the main battery since some appliances like new radios with bluetooth will sap the power when not in use. it starts on first turn on since I installed the cut off.
Yes they do !! ... parasitic weasels ...
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i installed a battery disconnect at the main battery since some appliances like new radios with bluetooth will sap the power when not in use. it starts on first turn on since I installed the cut off.
Are you sure there were / are not existing battery disconnects in the coach. Frequently near the exit door, sometimes referred to as Salesman switches.
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Are you sure there were / are not existing battery disconnects in the coach. Frequently near the exit door, sometimes referred to as Salesman switches.

Might not ... my 1997 Endeavor does not have salesman switches. good !!!
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Over the last couple of weeks I have re-rubbered my roof. I'll tell ya, over time these rubber roofs develop small pesky leaks that you can never fix with small touches, lap-seal, eternabond tape, whatever. At some point the roof's gotta have major work. I have found that with liquid rubber it needs a recover about every 4 years. In my personal experience I have found that the really expensive stuff from Camping World doesn't do well. What has worked better for me is regular old, white, EPDM liquid rubber and it's half the price. It's a messy but easy job. I can only imagine what kind of shape my RV would be in now if I didn't stay on top of these kinds of repairs. There are neglected RV's out where I store mine, many far newer, that have pretty much gone to seed. I wonder how this happens.?.
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Over the last couple of weeks I have re-rubbered my roof. I'll tell ya, over time these rubber roofs develop small pesky leaks that you can never fix with small touches, lap-seal, eternabond tape, whatever. At some point the roof's gotta have major work. I have found that with liquid rubber it needs a recover about every 4 years. In my personal experience I have found that the really expensive stuff from Camping World doesn't do well. What has worked better for me is regular old, white, EPDM liquid rubber and it's half the price. It's a messy but easy job. I can only imagine what kind of shape my RV would be in now if I didn't stay on top of these kinds of repairs. There are neglected RV's out where I store mine, many far newer, that have pretty much gone to seed. I wonder how this happens.?.
I would venture to say those owners have never been on their roof ... same for their house ...
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what did I do to the ole RV today

I installed a Tweety Spare Tire cover on it, My wife collects Tweety things.
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Ken, was your unit built in Lethbridge? Our "C" class Diplomat which we named "Tinker" looked very much like yours and had the same trim, colour and length.
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Got the roof on Honey all scraped off of the old gunk on there and eternabond applied... next up is replacing the butyl tape on the leaking window... then maybe koolcoat the top, we'll see....
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