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Auto Parts U Pull in NC
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Auto Parts U PullShelby Location:1025 County Home RdShelby, NC 28152Charlotte Location:9820 Statesville RdCharlotte, NC 28269Auto Parts U Pull…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rodney Boyette Aug 15.

how many members with nomads travel trailers?

i have a 63 and was hoping to see pictures of other nomads.Continue

Started Aug 31, 2012

any salvage yards for vintage campers around charlotte nc?
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i need a large piece of sheetmetal to fix two large holes.im curious what caused them.they were covered by vents when i got it.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by richard nance May 16, 2012.

 

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richard nance commented on richard nance's blog post axle and springs
"its a 55 year old camper probably designed to last ten years."
Oct 24
Lakota Wolf commented on richard nance's blog post axle and springs
"I admire you being cautious, Very few if any, will remove their springs and axles to clean and inspect them,and replacing the bolts was good idea, I did that to my 85 shot 5th wheel which I still have and avoided a problem of shearing a leaf support…"
Oct 24
richard nance commented on richard nance's blog post axle and springs
"my camper came with three thirteen inch wheels with tires.im have no way to know if the tires are the right size."
Oct 23
janet lee commented on richard nance's blog post axle and springs
"OK, so since your trailer is close to size as ours, how did you find the right size for your tires and rims. Our neighbor gave away one crom and tire but too fat for ours. We are just looking to move soon, and or just a storage space for winter.…"
Oct 22
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axle and springs

i pulled out the axle and springs because i was concerned about their condition.i wire wheeled off all the rust.the stuff looked good to me other than pitting.i primed it all with rustoleum rusty metal primer and top coated with rustoleum flat black enamel.i wire brushed the frame in the spring area and primered and painted that too.i put it back together using new grade 8 bolts and nuts.i had replaced and greased the bearings earlier..i also wire wheeled the tounge and hitch and painted them.i…See More
Oct 14
richard nance replied to Dawn Michelle's discussion Shakedown Shook Out More Than Bargained For...
"i had an old pickup that i put a glass clear cleanable fuel filter before the factory fuel filter to catch the rust coming from the tank.it would catch the big pieces and since it was clear i could see when to empty it.thats assuming rust in your…"
Oct 8
richard nance replied to Barbara Hajosch's discussion Finally filled in the pesky cabover window!!
"its too bad you had to close that in.that window would have been great for sightseeing while traveling."
Oct 8
richard nance posted a status
"why does this site has a 140 charactor limit like twitter?that sucks.im trying to say what i did to my camper and im out of charactors?this"
Oct 1
Ralph Javins commented on richard nance's status
"Good morning, Richard Nance;       Some of the kinds of an answer you will get will depend on how you are using your RV.  If all you do is camp at full hookup campgrounds where you can plug into a 30 Ampere 120 VAC RV…"
Sep 30
Ralph Javins commented on richard nance's status
"Good morning, Richard Nance;       Some of the kinds of an answer you will get will depend on how you are using your RV.  If all you do is camp at full hookup campgrounds where you can plug into a 30 Ampere 120 VAC RV…"
Sep 30
richard nance posted a status
"im ripping out all the gas parts in my camper.do i need a two burner electric cooktop or is one enough?"
Sep 30
richard nance replied to Russ Johnson's discussion 1948 Spartan Motorhome
"that thing is cool.its strange where the axles are located."
Sep 20
richard nance replied to Russ Johnson's discussion RV Siding Company
"thats great except its three thousand miles away.shipping would suck."
Aug 29
Rodney Boyette replied to richard nance's discussion Auto Parts U Pull in NC
"Hello Richard, I am located in Dillon SC and I am looking for an older camper to restore and use for my wife and I. Got any thing??"
Aug 15
richard nance commented on Jim Stoltz's blog post Talked to the Original Owner of my '84 Today
"there are companies that restore classic car clocks that may be able to help."
Jul 1

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axle and springs

i pulled out the axle and springs because i was concerned about their condition.i wire wheeled off all the rust.the stuff looked good to me other than pitting.i primed it all with rustoleum rusty metal primer and top coated with rustoleum flat black enamel.i wire brushed the frame in the spring area and primered and painted that too.i put it back together using new grade 8 bolts and nuts.i had replaced and greased the bearings earlier..i also wire wheeled the tounge and hitch and painted…

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At 8:34pm on June 8, 2017, Paul Westberg said…
Truck is a 69. I bought it with 100,000 miles and did a complete rebuild.
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Over got a few. I don't know how to add/send them to you.
At 10:38pm on August 12, 2013, Lakota Wolf said…

Very nice rig,, Love the original wood. 

At 12:16am on November 16, 2011, William Briggs said…
It's amazing a trailer that small can sleep five adults.
 
 
 

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