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just started rebuilding a 1979 dodge jamboree

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I'm new to this site and to rving. I have started restoring/rebuilding this rv, we found a ton of water damage in the hangover and in the rear. The sub floor seems stout. But I have a few questions, first does any one know if the 78 dodge 440 had the hardend exhaust valves and seats? Also is the outside wood paneling necassary when i go back together or can I just hang the siding back on without it? And has anyone had good luck of painting the paneling?

Posted on April 23, 2012 at 4:35pm

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At 4:41pm on May 29, 2012, larry lawson said…

donnie so far its been the private rv parks.i e.mailed all the places going up towards estes park with no luck.the state parks are ok so vrain is good if you like to fish.its like the firestone exit off of I-25.the usual 7 dollar entry then about 20-23 for is connected to campground.message me and i can tell you places ive been in the loveland/fort collins area.      larry

At 11:23am on April 22, 2012, Glenn & Carmen Johnson said…

We found a '77 440 dodge sportsman Class C in the palm springs area... I had to replace the front shocks and change wheels and tires from the 16.5" to 16" and that is about all ... we have driven it to TX on our way back home in SC. Good luck with Your project... Once we are home, I want to paint the out side and redo the dump valves and outlet... the only thing that has been changed is the fridge. the original died and the previous owner put in one of the mini fridges, A/C only... but it works ok... when traveling, we usually over night at a rv park, so we have power. do need a generator to truly go boondocking though...




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