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110V issue
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Okay, here's a poser for you folks out there in RV land!1) my 110v power doesn't work on the genset. Works when plugged into shore power.2) happened (I think) around the time I did the fridge redo…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Long May 29, 2020.

Why We Own Classic RV's
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One of our newer members from up North mentioned the cost of new RV's and boats vs. the older models and how they are still just as good (if not better!) as new but cost a fraction of the new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ralph Javins Mar 27, 2018.

I Think I know the answer but thought I'd ask....Dometic
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Okay, she runs on electric (shore power) and can run on gas but you have to keep the button in and manually light the burner. If you let go of the button, she goes out. Thinking that this means…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Long Jul 28, 2017.

Group Opinion: Back up camera, gps and more...
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I've been looking for a setup for the center dashboard for the Allegro that will  function as a sort of information center. A decent size flat screened gps unit that can also act as a back up camera…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Michelle Mar 7, 2017.

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John Harrison commented on Daniel Long's status
"Does he have anything for the Holiday Rambler Aluma-Lite XL??"
Jul 25, 2022
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Tin Can Tourist Rally 2021

Hey folks! Glad to have been part of a meet up that's been going on since 1919! The Tin Can Tourists is a camper group that has been around for over 100 year...
Jul 21, 2022
Daniel Long commented on R.L Hegler's photo


"FYI: I have updated front logos for these Generation 1 Allegros."
Jul 21, 2022
Daniel Long replied to Philip Wolsonovich's discussion Operation overdrive. in the group Allegro/P-30
"Way late on this thread but I'm going the route of swapping out the rear diff ring/ pinion from my 4.10 to a 3.73. Got a good shop to do it. Would have loved swapping that transmission in but my TH400 is still great. Hoping to drop RPM's…"
Jul 21, 2022
Daniel Long commented on Jim Stoltz's group Allegro/P-30
"Got a place that reproduced my logo for the front of the RV in better material AND they can do it in ANY color (body and border) for your vintage Allegro!! Easy peasy two-color vinyl transfer. Here's a pic of the original Tiffin logo (worn out…"
Jul 21, 2022
Daniel Long posted a status
"Hey you vintage Allegro RV owners!!! Wanting to replace that worn or gone logo for the front of your RV? I've got a guy!"
Jul 21, 2022
Daniel Long posted a status
"Also working with my local trusty truck garage to swap my rear diff from 4.10 to a 3.73....no towing but better cruisin'..."
Jun 8, 2022
Daniel Long posted a status
"Starter or at least the solenoid is finally toast....guess I've got a project ahead of me. Glad I have the parts!"
Jun 8, 2022
Daniel Long commented on Jim Stoltz's group Allegro/P-30
"Atwood bits can be found here and they are pretty helpful. https://getrvparts.com/atwood-wedgewood-stove-range-parts/"
May 30, 2022
Daniel Long commented on Jim Stoltz's group Allegro/P-30
"My gas tank is just a welded box for 60 gallons, I think I can squeak another gallon or so in it. Looks like 1/8" steel plate. Good luck on your "project" hope you can find someone to reconstruct it without having to redo the whole…"
May 30, 2022
Daniel Long commented on R.L Hegler's photo


"Love this shot with the fall trees reflected in the windshield!!! This is in much better shape than mine."
Oct 16, 2020
Daniel Long replied to R.L Hegler's discussion Dometic Fridge
"There's a great RV part supply house on EBay that helped me locate new door seals. I bet they could help you find some of those bits. i have the same fridge and you can't have mine!!!! their user name on EBay is : hard2findrvpart They may…"
Oct 16, 2020
Daniel Long replied to Cyn 's discussion Antique Propane Camp Stove
"Good luck. I've found places that understand (or at least don't question) my motivation to reuse some older stuff, adapt it and make it work again. "Why don't you just buy a new one?" will come up but with that flange nut…"
Oct 7, 2020
Daniel Long replied to Cyn 's discussion Antique Propane Camp Stove
"Looks like the adapter/hook up is attached via a flare fitting. So, I'd look for a new bottle fitting that has a provision for that flare fitting. Looks like a 3/16" line with a 3/8" flare nut. Been browsing the interwebs but…"
Oct 5, 2020
Daniel Long commented on Jim Stoltz's group Allegro/P-30
"RL glad to have you on here!! yes, I was so glad to have the right tools to open up the bleeder but wow was that tight clearance Clarence! You might check out my old Suburban furnace fix it videos (took two to make one)."
Sep 28, 2020
Daniel Long commented on R.L Hegler's photo


"Hey There!! Glad to see you got on here to GORV's! Wish mine still had the awing...the guy that bought it from the original owner pulled it off and lost it."
Sep 4, 2020

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1987 Tiffin Allegro (28')
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Geneva, NY
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RV and Camper Rule of Ethics

Here is the PDF version of the Rules I found. I retyped it and dropped in the original logo below. CODE%20OF%20ETHICS.pdf

It's in PDF format for printing. Enjoy!

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 10:45pm — 3 Comments

Got a new and improved blog as they say....

This one's been active since we got the LH2 (an Allegro '87 class A) and I've been working the bugs out of her. Fun, excitement, travel, drama it's all there.

Take a look and laugh and cry at the stuff we go through.

Have a good one and all the best to you....


Posted on August 22, 2017 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Getting new tires, a few at a time!

Latest posts of my, less than straightforward means of achieving Vintage RV improvements....

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 6:59pm — 2 Comments

The Vintage RV'er Blog

Hi Folks!

I have a blog running and youtube channel as well that follows our journeys and fiascos in RV'ing.  Here is the link for the blog.

Thanks for looking!


Daniel & The Long Family!

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 10:41am — 2 Comments

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At 6:26pm on July 18, 2020, Dwayne D said…
Does anyone know the exact height of a 1990 Allegro 31B? I'm looking to have it shipped to Arkansas from upstate New York and the heavy haulers need an exact height to quote me a price. Thanks in advance
At 11:56am on March 25, 2020, Bruce O'Hara said…

I'm a babe in the woods, yet, but we've already taken the camper for one trip that was successful in spite of all the provincial campgrounds closing over COVID19. Our Econoline camper seems mechanically sound. The one issue that requires attention in the ceiling over the upper bunk is sagging enough to make it claustrophobic up there. So some time this week I need to sneak a peak inside the ceiling to know which of the various youtube solutions I should use!

At 11:21pm on March 24, 2020, Timothy Roach said…

Thank you,  Daniel!   

I appreciate the welcome aboard greeting. 

Hope you and yours are well and planning great RV adventures to come. 

At 9:55pm on January 3, 2019, Ron Cadaret said…

Thank you so very much. Any help is appreciated. should I send pictures? if so send to which email address? Thank you  

At 1:29am on May 5, 2018, postman said…

Daniel Long, found a forum that contradicts my "Neutral Safety Switch" post. Stating it is found on the lower column, assumed to be the steering column. 

At 11:57pm on March 23, 2018, Greigg Angus said…

Yes I would like very much for you to send thru the Manuels.

Thank you so much..


At 12:21am on March 6, 2018, Ryan Waddell said…

It definitely does! I'm glad you like it.

At 9:13am on March 4, 2018, Daniel Long said…

Hey Chester, thanks for the chat this am over coffee! Anything that generates a auto parts shopping list is okay with me! Need a new chainsaw, too but that's another story....

At 8:29am on March 4, 2018, Daniel Long said…

Just cranks fine (until battery is dead) but no spark, so it's rooted in the distributor/coil area. The parts aren't bad it's just a shame that after only a year and 900 miles (okay a good deal of idling to keep the girl in shape during winter) those parts are going.

I'm going to try and new cap and see if that clears it up. I'm not looking forward to a pickup coil, that involves partial disassembly of the unit. I checked the ignition switch, it's working as it should.

At 8:00am on March 4, 2018, C D said…

Does it seem like it wants to start when releasing key?




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