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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-25-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By jimzz2001
Newbie to Travel Trailers...HELP

SO after going through a divorce after 25+ yrs of marriage, losing my father and then having a heart attack at 52, Ive decided life is too short to work all the time.

Ive enjoyed camping in the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-29-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By jimzz2001
1988 Ford E350 Mallard. Water heater not firing

My atwood G6a-4e water heater on my 1988 class c is not lighting. The ignitor is coming on and has good spark, but no flame.

I have propane as The stove is working fine...

Where do I start?
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-20-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
Pretty darn good. The driveshaft was a bit tough...

Pretty darn good. The driveshaft was a bit tough to wrestle with but all and all it went together smoothly.

The RV runs and drives pretty nice. I ended up buying it while it wasnt running and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-20-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
THANK YOU! I'm hoping to spend some time looking...

THANK YOU! I'm hoping to spend some time looking things over this weekend. We have a few projects going on this week with my daughters vw bug and the flooding issues we have had in the area.
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
Thats a nice lookiing rig Barker! Mine is...

Thats a nice lookiing rig Barker! Mine is missing the awning...completely gone. something I will have to get.

Can you walk around to the otherside and look at the battery compartment?

My...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
the float seemed to be in good condition. When I...

the float seemed to be in good condition. When I drop the tank I am replacing the whole unit with an airtex 2071. that way it is done!
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-16-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
I just used fusion paint in spray cans. I like...

I just used fusion paint in spray cans. I like the way it turned out, I kept it pretty simple and I wont have to worry about the vinyl splitting again.

I still have the drivers side to do yet.
...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-09-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
so far just working on the middle striping.

so far just working on the middle striping.
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
I removed the stripes from the passenger side.....

I removed the stripes from the passenger side.. then chalked out some lines for new painted stripes....

Kept it pretty simple. will need to go back and do some clean up and touch up, but here are...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-09-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By jimzz2001
Got a "NEW" Class C. 1988 E-350

So I had a chance to buy a Class C, that wasn't running. Very clean unit with just under 45,000 miles.

Dropped the tank and replaced the fuel pump, unfortunately the whole sending unit assembly...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-05-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
SPent the day working on the old girl. dropped...

SPent the day working on the old girl. dropped the tank.. It was full! pumped it all out into buckets.
removed the fuel pump assembly and found the pump not working and could not blow through the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-05-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
well I have made some progress, still a ways to...

well I have made some progress, still a ways to go though.
I replaced the external pump on the frame rail. Instead of connecting it to the tank I ran a hose to a can of gas. it started right up....
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
I pulled the external pump and bench tested it...

I pulled the external pump and bench tested it with 12 volts. little click but no pumping so I think the pump itself is bad.

My meter was at work so i couldnt check to see if the plug had 12...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-03-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
Well I got it towed back to town last night. I...

Well I got it towed back to town last night. I tried a shot of starting fluid and it fired, so I know I got spark and no fuel issue going on.

I replaced the fuel pump relay under the hood on the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
So I saw the motorhome for the 1st time today. ...

So I saw the motorhome for the 1st time today. It is a 1988 ford e350..it is clean.. just under 45,000 original miles

Cranks good Fuel gauge was on Empty. I put a few gallons in and tried to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-29-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
im hoping not to have to tow it at all.. there is...

im hoping not to have to tow it at all.. there is no way I would pay $1500 to tow it home.

I found a Ford mechanic (student) on facebook, who is willing to give a hand with it...

Hopefully this...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
Fuel filter....good suggestion...add that to my...

Fuel filter....good suggestion...add that to my list. not sure how long its been since it ran.

It was a "donated" vehicle for a tax write off. it got towed from a local campground to an auction....
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-29-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,442
Posted By jimzz2001
1988 Ford E350 class C wont start

So a friend has gotten a '88 E350 with a 460 for a good price. Motorhome itself looks to be in good shape. the drawback it was purchased sight unseen.

Not sure what symptoms it has other than...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-15-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 64,489
Posted By jimzz2001
That is AWESOME. It is nice to hear there are...

That is AWESOME. It is nice to hear there are good people left in the world. Glad it was an ez fix to get the ol girl running again.

The Mechanic has some good Karma coming his way!
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-15-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By jimzz2001
that was one of the sites I was recently looking...

that was one of the sites I was recently looking at. The moulding that covers the edge of your rubber roof--were you able to re-use yours or did you replace?

who did you use to source your...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-15-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By jimzz2001
roof replacement

wish I was posting a lot of pictures of how I repaired/replaced the roof on my 34' Georgie Boy.

In reality we are just at the "Thinking about it" stage.

We know we have some roof damage in...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-16-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
are there any particular gauges you are fond of?

are there any particular gauges you are fond of?
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-15-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
yep the outlets are 2 1/4" od

yep the outlets are 2 1/4" od
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-15-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
measured the pipes as the exit behind the rear...

measured the pipes as the exit behind the rear wheels. I.D is at 2"
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-14-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,614
Posted By jimzz2001
Sounds like he is more than a bit upset with what...

Sounds like he is more than a bit upset with what you been doing with his daughter :whistling:

post up some pics could be a fun project
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-14-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
Here's a few pics of the good times of the trip....

Here's a few pics of the good times of the trip. Some random pics of our time At the Elephant Rocks State Park near Ironton Missouri
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-14-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
what would you like pics of? The beutiful...

what would you like pics of? The beutiful scenery, The elephant rocks, My sweet wife taking the wheel of the rv for a bit, or the BURNT PLUG WIRE. Cuz I got pics of them all. Well not of the wire...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-14-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
I DO WANT IT! my wires are straight boots at the...

I DO WANT IT! my wires are straight boots at the plug. I do have factory heat shield (steel) at each plug. I kept it in place plus what I mentioned above. After the mods I drove 400 miles with no...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 49,254
Posted By jimzz2001
Thanks JIM! Looks like some great ideas...

Thanks JIM!

Looks like some great ideas that I will have my mechanic do. A big part of my problem turned out to be plug wires, well just one actually. Number one Plug wire burnt off. Not once...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-13-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By jimzz2001
1200 mile round trip with a few issues

Just got back from vacation with the family in our 1985 Georgie boy 34'.

Went to Missouri, The RV ran good, so it seemed. Needed gas sooner than I thought we would, the 1st campground had some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 49,254
Posted By jimzz2001
What did he all do in the Tune-up? Plugs +...

What did he all do in the Tune-up? Plugs + wires, did he adjust timing? what was the cost of the tune-up?
The reason I am askng is I am only getting 5 at best going 55-60 mph. I was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-02-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
Here are a couple other pics of the capacitor I...

Here are a couple other pics of the capacitor I swapped. is this what I was looking for?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-02-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
Ok I swapped out the capacitor (pictured with the...

Ok I swapped out the capacitor (pictured with the orange and yellow wires) front a/c keeps tripping breaker shortly after it starts blowing cold air.

rear a/c works fine even after the capacitor...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-02-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By jimzz2001
Any suggestions for RV'ing through Missouri

We are taking the Ol Georgie Boy for a ride to Missouri. Be around St Louis area. Any things we should put on the must-stop and see list?

Kids (16 and 13) 2 sheepdogs wife and I. Definately a...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-26-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,585
Posted By jimzz2001
Thanks RJAY, I took the cover off again...

Thanks RJAY,

I took the cover off again (DANG IT IS HOT up THERE)

I took some pics of what I have. based on some Google. I found the capacitor on the right is a mallory 47-56 MFD 250 VAC...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-26-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,585
Posted By jimzz2001
manual or parts list for duo-therm AC

Im looking for a parts manual to show what/where the start and run capacitors are on my duo-therm model # 600015-001.

1 unit is giving me troubles when it runs. at times it is tripping the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
I am having difficulty locating the correct...

I am having difficulty locating the correct capacitors for my model # 600015-001.
If the price is decent I would like to replace the start and run capacitors. it's easy enough to take the covers...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
thats a good idea to try the parts out of the...

thats a good idea to try the parts out of the other. wish I would of thought of it when I had the covers off. justbuttoned it back up for the night.

any idea what the square "essex" item is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
its the Motorhome breaker tripping. We do have 2...

its the Motorhome breaker tripping. We do have 2 units but we are only operating this one. Other is located in the rear bedroom and is turned off, while testing this one.

We are planning a long...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
I'm not sure, and not sure where or how to test. ...

I'm not sure, and not sure where or how to test. I might add when the rear a/c unit is running it operates fine on it's own. So I am thinking current is fine.
THe front a/c is acting up when...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,047
Posted By jimzz2001
Duo-therm rooftop air tripping breaker

Our Front Duo-therm rooftop a/c unit (model # 600015-001, 13,500 BTU) is tripping the breaker.

I went up top and took off the shroud. fins and unit look clean, no build up. I had dw reset the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-07-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,751
Posted By jimzz2001
"REMOLDED TIRES" anyone???

So I am looking for 6 tires for our vintage Georgie Boy Motorhome. Best prices are on the chineese brands. A set of Samson are just under $1000, but I am paranoid.
Not so sure they arent good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-30-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,535
Posted By jimzz2001
Show me your doghouse console

On our 1985 Georgie Boy, the engine cover (DOGHOUSE) is just flat. I want to get or make a console to attach so my drinks are close at hand. Any of you have something that works well and is not to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-27-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 1,861,373
Posted By jimzz2001
Here's my birthday present

So finally got around to taking some pictures. Here is the 1985 Georgie boy my wife brought home for my Birthday.
Forum: Just Conversation 06-26-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,495
Posted By jimzz2001
If I told you I was a PATHOLOGICAL LIAR would...

If I told you I was a PATHOLOGICAL LIAR would you Believe me?
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-26-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,632
Posted By jimzz2001
looking good. Jumping right into it. It's not as...

looking good. Jumping right into it. It's not as bad as a lot of them I have seen, but it still a lot of work to get it all replaced right.

Looks like your taking the bull by the horns and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-24-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,480
Posted By jimzz2001
Last night when we were able to get the fridge to...

Last night when we were able to get the fridge to run on a/c it started at 70 degrees. I checked it this morning and it was still working wonderfully. temp was at 35 degrees...

It's cold in...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-23-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,480
Posted By jimzz2001
oh yeah I almost forgot THANK YOU THANK YOU...

oh yeah I almost forgot THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. I love this site!

that PDF is gonna be very helpful..91 pages think I will have the MRS. print that at work :angel:

Im gonna leave it on...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-23-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,480
Posted By jimzz2001
ok wise one. It is now working...buy WHY. I...

ok wise one. It is now working...buy WHY. I checked the fuses outside all looked good.. I didnt have a tester but I had a piece of wire so
I jumpered the 1st fuse. then checked the fridge...NO...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-23-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,480
Posted By jimzz2001
ok i think we are making headway. I found a...

ok i think we are making headway. I found a tripped gfi in the bathroom. I reset it. fridge is still auto to GAS.

I checked the plug outside and it now is live.

Do I need to do something to...
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