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Hello everyone,My new to me, 1977 Minnie Winnie(Dodge 360) came out of northern Wisconsin…Continue

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Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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Retired RN, motorcycle mechanic and lover of all things mechanical. On the road in an RV for the first time.
I have traveled the world on my motorcycle and am an avid camper.
I like silent sports and have kayaks and bicycles with me in a 1977 Minnie Winnie-chopped in the back.
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Dodge 360, blown engine in a '74 class C Mini Winnie

She's dead fred.

Came over Loveland pass, no problemo and down through Denver heading home and east from Southern California on Interstate 80. Misfiring started in Nebraska and plenty of oily smoke out the exhaust.

Well not good because I'm headed for home in northern Wisconsin.

Walmart, oil and prayer.

35 quarts of oil later I am back, a little shaken and  tired as the leaves are coming fast on the trees here in the north.



Posted on May 12, 2017 at 8:57am — 5 Comments

Turning a blown out RV into a Global Expedition Vehicle(GXV)

Well folks,

This build and this approach isn't for everyone.

The base unit is a 1973 Winnebago Mini Winnie, power is supplied by a Dodge 360 engine.

The trials and tribulations are all here and encompass a couple of years of my life an ten thousand miles of travel across the USA. All the highs and lows are here as I prepare…


Posted on November 24, 2014 at 8:43pm — 3 Comments

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At 11:43pm on March 29, 2014, Lakota Wolf said…

Thats a different kinda rig, and seems to be practical in your adventures,, Looks good with the back decking.




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