Ray Ogden
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69 Chinook Mobilodge
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I am in process of resurrecting a 1969 Chinook Mobilodge and I am in need of a replacement Hydroflame RC-16 wall furnace for parts. Any out there?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by david craft Oct 19, 2014.

 

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Rogue River, Oregon
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I love old machinery and try to keep it serviceable. I recently obtained a 1969 Chinook Mobilodge and am I in process of bringing it back to life.
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I am very pleased with Mabel(the Magic Bus)'s performance on her maiden voyage this week-end. She kept her cool as we climbed up out of the valley in 100 degree weather and most everything worked as expected. Except, I did learn that you cannot use a standard solenoid as a battery isolator. They are not rated for continuous duty and will fail(what's that smell?).

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At 5:22pm on August 10, 2015, Ray Ogden said…

Inspected Mabel(the Magic Bus) front brakes and wheel bearings. Everything looks good. Once I repack the bearings with fresh grease and new grease seals and we're off on our next adventure. I'm thinking an Applegate wine tour. Any designated drivers out there?

At 8:24pm on July 3, 2015, Pat Daly said…

no isn't that a sweet looking rig! thanks for sharing the photos!

At 4:18pm on July 3, 2015, RICHARD WILLIAMS said…
At 4:16pm on July 3, 2015, RICHARD WILLIAMS said…
At 4:15pm on July 3, 2015, RICHARD WILLIAMS said…

Hello Again Ray,

Here are the only photos I have at this time. As mentioned, I called the owner and he said he'd take $6500 and throw in a Dodge van he claims has a working (?) 318-V8 and transmission as a donor. I'll be back where it is at the end of next week and plan to 1) call him and arrange to take a much closer look / inspection of it to include under-chassis, body, roof and interior and 2) make him an offer which I hope we can come to an agreement upon albeit I have no interest in taking his Dodge van with the motor/trans as I'd prefer to buy a rebuilt set up that is correct for the M300 chassis (manifolds, etc). Not sure how many miles are on it so the suspension system will be another consideration as would be steering system and the brakes as well as the electrical including generator and fridge. Like I said, I'm thinking $4k is a reasonable offer given that it will need a fair amount of work. One thing that did catch my eye is all the glass appears to be intact, as well as the polished stainless side body panels (not painted over). Attached are the only photos I have of it at this time...Happy 4th. RickIMG_0147.JPG

At 9:46am on April 25, 2015, Austin lewis said…
Ray, the black box up top is an am/fm/cassette player lol with a record button. Then we have a few other doodads up there from back in the 1900's. I think it's a cb signal booster and a vacuum Guage on the dash next to a electronic engine monitor. I just found out the fridge works!! I've got LP coming today to try out the rest of the appliances. Tell that Rain to come down and visit us will ya.
At 11:13pm on March 4, 2015, Matthew Tritt said…

Ray,

It appears from your photos of the heater core that it's "about" half the frontal and surface area of the original. Not to sound overly negative, but I suspect that it won't be up to the job of defrosting that big windshield the way you'd expect. Definitely follow the suggestion to have the original repaired or recored as soon as you can! The new one looks like it was made for a small car.

Matt

 
 
 

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