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440 rear main seal
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I will be dropping the oil pan tomorrow.has anyone out there done it without pullingThe engine?i bought the seals and a little seal puller.i spent 2 days degreasing theEngine and transmission so I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 3gh7ir2blq6sz Sep 23, 2014.

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Read all the reviews on eternabond sealing tapes.everyone raves about its quality andEase of application.well,there is another tape it's equal,it's called,SEAL-FASTTape.its made by eternabond and is…Continue

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i will be 75 this year(2013).i've owned a few rv's
in the past,A's and B's.i'm a retired plumbing &
heating guy.i've trucked all over the usa driving flatbed.i drove taxi's in nyc as a kid and worked on b"way as a stage manager.i'm also an army vet.i love old airhead bmw"s and own
a few.i just restored a /5 with side in the process of getting a class-a rv.i like the the ones from the early 70's.i've been lurking on this site for some time and find it very informative.
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440-3 rear main seal replacement

Just did my 73' leaked bad for my 2 years of ownership.that seal and a leaking

Power steering pump totally coated the engine

And transmission with grease and crud.that

Was the motivation for the replacement of

Both.degreasing was two weeks of scrape,scrape all with hand tools and simple looks good now.earlier this summer

I replaced the two front leaf springs and

Found it could be done on the ground with no

Special effort.this gave me the… Continue

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

1973 travco

i finally brought her now that makes me the third was a 1500 mile trip back to ma.with no issues.rollie johnson,the previous owner called the travco "george"which i find hard to do,so thats the first upgrade i make.other than that the old girl is pretty vice free and i'm not inclined to change things just because

the bloom may be off a little.i'll be camping in and around new england and switch geography when winter 

comes back here.if you see a geezer piloting…


Posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:05pm

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At 9:02am on October 25, 2014, R. Randall Halton said…

That's allot of work. I own a 1968 270 & I'm doing the body work, structural and rough interior first. During the years of restoration, I often wonder how the heck am I going to get the engine and powertrain out of it. Well good luck and I hope it runs like a bat out of hell like their known for.

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