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Old 08-19-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
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What 'should' I expect to pay for the following services in Oregon...:

Annual service - 2011 - 1991 Beaver Marquis

CHASSIS (Gillig chassis w/ Koni shocks)

Lube chassis & driveline
Lube front bearings
Check brakes

GENERATOR (Onan [Cummins] 7.5 killowatt)

Get gen oil sample and send off to lab
Change oil
Replace oil filter
Replace fuel filter
Check &/or replace air filter
Flush & replace coolant with pre blended Cummins approved coolant
Check belt & hoses

TRANSMISSION (Allison HT-747 4-speed)

Get tran fluid sample and send off to lab
Change fluid w/ Allison approved transmission fluid
Replace filters

ENGINE (Caterpillar model# 3176 325hp turbo)

Get engine oil sample and send off to lab
Change oil
Replace oil filters
Replace fuel filters
Check &/or replace air filters
Replace coolant filters
Flush & replace coolant with pre blended Caterpillar approved coolant
Use coolant additives to combat cavitations on wet sleeve liners
Check belts & hoses
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:14 PM   #2
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Wow - that's quite a shopping list. A detailed response would take awhile, so I'll try some highlights.

A Speedco shop would do an engine oil & filters for Around $250-$300. An RV dealer would probably charge 50% more.

Chassis lube is $40-$60.

Generator service is typically a couple hundred $ at an Onan shop pr RV dealer.

Transmission fluid change is often expensive, especially if you replace with synthetic (Transynd). $300-$400 for that model? Just a guess.
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Home is in the Ocala Nat'l Forest near Ocala, FL
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