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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Randy1252
Fuel pump

I have a 1988/99 Holiday Rambler Imperial 35 ft. gas motor home on a John Deere frame with a Ford 460 engine. I need to install a new fuel pump but need to know where to look for it. Does anyone...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-08-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Randy1252
Awnings

I need to replace my awning fabric and have watched several videos on YouTube. Seems easy enough, but when shopping for replacement fabric, i came across one site that that quoted a price of an...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-06-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Randy1252
Windshield needed

Not sure if this is the right forum to post this, but I am in need of a passenger side windshield for an "88 Holiday Rambler Imperial. New or used, doesn't matter. Any help locating one will be...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-11-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Randy1252
Thanks

Thanks to everyone for their responses. I removed the grille in front of the furnace and found that the furnace cover latch had dislodged during travel and the cover was standing open, exposing the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-05-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Randy1252
Furnace

Does anyone have experience with furnaces? Mine runs and responds to changes in the thermostat, but seems to blow cool, almost cold air. The exhaust is very hot, almost like the heat is blowing to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-04-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Randy1252
Patty-o Room

Tried Google - no luck.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Randy1252
Privacy Room

When I bought my used "88 Holiday Rambler, the previous owner left me a A & E Safari Room to enclose under my canopy. The MH has all the little doodads for attaching the room but for the life of me I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-08-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By Randy1252
Wiper Motor

I'm not doing the work myself. The shop doing the inspection is. I will get the part number and see what I can match up. Thanks for replies.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By Randy1252
Needing Help

I have a 1988 Holiday Rambler Imperial, 35 ft.. and I need a wiper motor. I have a John Deere frame with a Ford 460 engine. Took it in for a yearly state inspection and the shop says the wiper...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 20,331
Posted By Randy1252
Naming my Rig

Named mine the "Robbin Maru". Robbin for my 4th ex wife and Maru from one of my favorite sci-fi books. Maru is Japanese for "around" or "circuitous", which is what we do. Right?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-28-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 69,058
Posted By Randy1252
Residential Fridge

My Dometic only worked the way it was supposed to occassionaly. I replaced it with a residential model. Best thing I ever did. After removed the Dometic, I measured the opening and then went...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-23-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,419
Posted By Randy1252
Switch

Thanks. I Tried that - no luck. It is made in Mexico for Ark-Les. Has the following info printed on it;
272-91-252 6799-325
21A 120-240 V.A.C 10-88
6A. 1/4 hp. 120-240v.a.c.
25A. 1 1/4 H.P....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-22-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,419
Posted By Randy1252
A/c selector

Can anyone tell me where I can purchase an A/C selector unit for a 1988 Coleman Super Mach 13500 btu overhead unit? I ordered one but it's not the right one. Attached s a photo of what I need.44611...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-19-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,836
Posted By Randy1252
Anchorage long ago

I haven't been in Anchorage since the early 80's, but even then there were fine places to eat. The food from The Oriental Gardens and Rabbit Inn was world class. Neither may still be there, but...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-18-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Randy1252
Welcome

Welcome fellow Virginians!
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-12-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Randy1252
Good Rigs

I bought my '88 Imperial 3 years ago and love it. It is solid and well built. I've made some modifications to mine, but left it basically as is.
Mine had 67,000 miles on it and I'm the 4th owner. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-10-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By Randy1252
Qualified

My son is a qualified and certified electrician. My coach is 30 amp. Reading thru the manuals, my son says that the 30 amp will handle both units running, he's just not sure how the system is set...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-10-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By Randy1252
AC wiring

I have a 1988 HR Imperial 35 ft'er. There are 2 Coleman overhead air conditioners not connected to a thermostat. There is a selector switch under one of the closets to choose front or rear. The...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-25-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By Randy1252
No light

Sounds like you blew a fuse. The new fan motor may carry a heavier load than the old one and all of the lights are on the same circuit. Try going to a heavier fuse, once you find it.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-07-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By Randy1252
Z3

My Z3 is for sale. My home is for sale. I decided that rather than pull a trailer w/the Z3, it would be more practical to tow my Ford Ranger flat. The Z is a great car and the most fun I ever had...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-06-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,580
Sticky: Mods to RVs
Views: 1,705,552
Posted By Randy1252
After months of work, I have finally finished...

After months of work, I have finally finished renovations to my 88/89 HR Imperial. Took me a lot longer than it should have due to arthritis in my lower back and neck, but I'm FINISHED!

I painted...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-03-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,451
Posted By Randy1252
UPDATE

I said when I finished my renovations to my 88/89 HR I would post photos. Today I finished and my photos can be found in the vintage forum under the title "My Renovations".
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-03-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Randy1252
My Renovations

After months of work, I have finally finished renovations to my 88/89 HR Imperial. Took me a lot longer than it should have due to arthritis in my lower back and neck, but I'm FINISHED!

I painted...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-22-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,436
Posted By Randy1252
Older HR

Like I said, everything on mine worked, but I still made some changes. Took out the Dometic fridge and replaced it with an Avanti residential model that fit the hole for $300. Since I don't plan on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-22-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,436
Posted By Randy1252
89 HR

I for paid $6500 for my 88/89 with everything working. Mine had 67,000 miles on it. I feel like I got a great deal.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-19-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Randy1252
Great job! Beautiful counter tops and table.

Great job! Beautiful counter tops and table.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-19-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,726
Posted By Randy1252
IRV2 Plate

I'll take a set. I usually don't advertise my associations, but this is one I would be proud to.
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-17-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,451
Posted By Randy1252
My Imperial

Not ready to post photos yet, still working, but have made several changes to my 88/89 Imperial. Took out the old icemaker and replaced it with a small portable on a sliding shelf; took out the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Randy1252
Wiper motor

On mine, the bracket that holds the motor is like an upside down L. The short end of the L faces the inside of the coach and the screw holes are on the short end of the L. The long leg of the L is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Randy1252
Falling Wiper Motor

My wiper motor has pulled loose and fallen onto the top of the engine. The surface the bracket attaches to feels like paper thin steel and above that I'm thinking is the plywood for the dash top. ...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-15-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Randy1252
Loose wall panels

Sorry! Inside wall.
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-15-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Randy1252
Loose wall panels

I have several places in my MH where the wall panels have come loose and are either protruding1/4 inch or so and other places where they are bouncy - I can push them in with my hand until they rest...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By Randy1252
2010. I travelled to New Mexico and drove all...

2010. I travelled to New Mexico and drove all over the state and into Colorado with my Trachone. I only found 3 spots it didn't work. Bought mine at Wal-Mart, didn't know anything about what you're...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-29-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Randy1252
Welcome

Welcome, neighbor, Live in Craig County, just over the mountains from you. Don't worry about your rig, just enjoy. A local shake-down is a good idea. As for local trips, there's a nice...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Randy1252
What to see

Definetly go to Elephant Butte , Gila Cliff dwellings, the ruins in Aztec, Soccorro is a great little town-loved it. City of Rocks state parl, Fort Stanton, Lincoln, Ruidoso. So much to see in NM.
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-22-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Randy1252
Welcome, neighbor. I live in Craig County. Good...

Welcome, neighbor. I live in Craig County. Good to see more local RV'ers here.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-31-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,235
Posted By Randy1252
favorite

"Kelly's Heroes" - one of my top 10 favorites! Love it.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-18-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By Randy1252
Ranger is 4WD manual.

Ranger is 4WD manual.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-17-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By Randy1252
thanks

Thanks, Mr. D. I didn't realize that. As low as my car is, the nose would be dragging on the pavement.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-17-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By Randy1252
How to have a toad? Dolly, tow bar or trailer?

My DW and I have 3 vehicles; a 97 BMW Z3 2 seater convertible, Ford Ranger, and Subaru Forrester. I know the Forrester can't be towed. I think my Z3 is too low to tow with a bar. The Ranger can be...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-15-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By Randy1252
Sofa removal to refloor ?

I am thinking about replacing the carpet in my MH with laminate flooring. I can do it myself, but can't figure out how to get the sofa loose so that I can do the entire floor. My son and I have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-30-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,496
Posted By Randy1252
I'm all for it. In fact, I bought a nice set of...

I'm all for it. In fact, I bought a nice set of stencils so I could paint a name on mine - Just haven't come up with anything I like yet but when I do.......out comes the paint brush!
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-26-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Randy1252
Welcome!

Welcome, neighbor! I live in Craig County, not far from you.
I travelled to New Mexico in my car, 2010. I Left here on May 8th. Weather was perfect, scenery awesome. I spent 2 weeks just...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-20-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,113
Posted By Randy1252
I will be watching the skies because according to...

I will be watching the skies because according to some UFO/Alien investigators, the aliens that helped the Mayans build their temples et. al. are coming back on the 21st. LOL
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Randy1252
res. fridge

I wouldn't trade my residential fridge for all the Dometics and Norcolds in the world.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,744
Posted By Randy1252
Tell me this: Why do you carry a screw driver? ...

Tell me this: Why do you carry a screw driver?

Just like a screw driver, a gun is a tool-you have it in case of need. I carry. I have been handling guns since I was 11 years old. I was a...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-01-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,775
Posted By Randy1252
Check out this site: seeya-downtheroad.com

Check out this site:
seeya-downtheroad.com
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-28-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By Randy1252
The best thing I did to my MH was remove the...

The best thing I did to my MH was remove the tempermental Dometic fridge and defunct icemaker and replace them with an Avanti fridge which fit the space of the old Dometic and a portable icemaker on...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-28-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,545
Posted By Randy1252
I am fortunate to have space to park my MH next...

I am fortunate to have space to park my MH next to my former horse barn/shop. I put in a 50 amp breaker and 30 amp receptacle in the front opening of the barn. Plug and receptacle are inside out of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-26-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Randy1252
drills

I've had both the Black & Decker 18V and the Ryobi 18V. Both are excellent w/ quick recharge and plenty of power. If you buy one of any of the major brands, at least 18 volts, you can't go wrong.
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