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Old 05-28-2020, 09:54 PM   #1
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76 Gorgie boy troubles

Help have a new to me 1976 dodge 440 powered Gorgie boy motorhome class A, my issues are fuel flow to carburetor have replaced the fuel pump and some of rubber fuel lines ran little better but plan on adding electric fuel pump to boost fuel pump efficiency, po disabled the inside switch for generator and re routed lines from generator to reserve tank (25 ft not sure model of GB it is) and generator turns over but no spark not sure why there, need to fix ac units think oil and new capacitors will do that want to put low load capacitors for it has switch for power from generator and the power line 30 amp setup but is sorta like a small house circuit breaker box with a lockout switch on it, need to sort 12 volt wiring out so can set up house system away from the main battery.. any help here would be nice
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Lonesome,

We can't be a lot of help without a great deal more information.

What I can tell you from lots of personal experience is that all the rubber parts of the fuel system have aged out. If you didn't replace it with alcohol tolerant materials, then you might as well replace it now.

Actually, I just realized that the above statement was too narrow....
All the rubber everywhere that matters has to be replaced. This means (tires we all know about) coolant and brake lines, belts and any hoses not already covered. I have had to do this for both of out RVs that were about that age. The problems did not stop until I did that. If you do it, it is usually less that 1K$us out of pocket and that includes all the coolant and brake fluid.

If you tell us what the generator is, maybe we can help with that too.

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Yep rubber hoses and are you sure you don't have an electric fuel pump in the fuel tank?
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