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Anyone know what year this Corsair could be.

Added by Jay M Ball on August 22, 2021 at 6:24pm — 1 Comment

1973 Dodge Diego Anthony Motor Home Restoration Plans

Just purchased a 1973 Dodge Diego Anthony Motor Home

Looking for information on restoration ideas mechanical and cosmetic. …


Added by Kevin on August 15, 2021 at 11:52am — 1 Comment

Quandary about tire pressure

Just put a new set of tires on our 12500# Class C and am in a quandary about tire pressure. Manufacturer recommendation verses actual experiance? Manufacturer says 80 cold. My previous tires at 75# wore out in the middle of the tread as in over inflation. 

Added by CH Smith on May 19, 2021 at 5:43am — 1 Comment

Third time is a charm!

Third time is a charm, Right? We will be leaving Arizona mid June on what we hope will be a three month journey and in Ohio for the The Rustic Retreat..Life just got in the way. We did a 5,000 mile trip, to North Dakota, Southern Texas and home last October and the Leprechaun was great. Averaged10mpg even towing a trailer. Held up and wasn't to bad in the wind.  We had a few minor adjustments but all…


Added by S.Heins on March 31, 2021 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Newbie Fireball

Obviously I'm new here, I've read a little bit already, but I'm happy to be here.

I was on facebook a bit, but I honestly care very little for facebook. So I'm here.

I'm asking for pointers tho. 

So, in mid 2014 my family kinda fell apart, and we stumbled on a 1984 Chevrolet Fireball (G30 5.7L V8) 

We lived in it for a year and a half, replaced the heater and repaired it's TH400 Transmission. After that, we moved into a moral on Route 40 in…


Added by Kenneth C on March 9, 2021 at 10:25pm — No Comments


Good afternoon:

My 1967 Lakeland camper has the original table that slides into

a track on the back wall of the camper and has a leg.  It is VERY

heavy.  I found a product for a lighterweight table that can still hold up as the bed.  Lamalight.

Does anyone know where I can get a new…


Added by Linda Lee Toepfer on January 18, 2021 at 1:40pm — No Comments

1982 Chevrolet Travel Mate Class A


I am brand new at this so please bear with me.

I just acquired a this RV and am excited to get going. Unfortunately, I am a rookie and don't understand the function of the various  features and components.

I have scoured the internet looking for an owner's manual but can't even find a mention of this vehicle.

Any information you could provide would be greatly appreciated.



Added by Barb Stanley on December 17, 2020 at 9:15am — 1 Comment

Looking for help identifying this camper

Hi, I just purchased this trailer and am looking for help identifying it. The top pops up, has 4 bunks. Has a angle iron frame and plywood exterior.  Looking for photos and any info on the company, and it history. 

thanks. …


Added by Jeff on October 7, 2020 at 12:57am — 1 Comment

Balboa owners

Hello, I'm looking for other Balboa Motorhome owners, I made a website, albeit, basic right now, to house this info.

I'd like to connect with other owners, compile manuals, info etc. for current and future users. Looking for detailed history about Jensen Marine, stories about Balboas, etc. 

Thanks, Bill

Added by Bill on May 19, 2020 at 8:11am — No Comments



Added by Eddie Marquez on May 5, 2020 at 2:34pm — No Comments

"Easy" Loose Pipe Repair

Had a bit of a leak that started this morning. Could hear the water pump doing short cycles about once an hour.

Added by Don Olson on April 26, 2020 at 12:08am — 1 Comment

Loose Pipe Fix

Added by Don Olson on April 26, 2020 at 12:02am — 2 Comments

Found Fuel Filter

Searched the entire fuel line system for a filter.

Hidden between the propane tank and the frame, I find the bugger... finally.

Not only do I find the filter, but I find a kink in the steel hose which was apparently caused when someone moved the propane tank to access the filter. This is why this rig was crapping out on the hills. Guaranteed.

Wonder how long the last owners put up with that??…


Added by Don Olson on April 23, 2020 at 8:41pm — 2 Comments

Monitor Transmission State

Had to include monitoring of critical readings for "new" tranny.

Added by Don Olson on April 10, 2020 at 1:21am — 10 Comments

old rv heater

I have an atwood hydro flame heater in my 84 shasta class c motorhome. I had an issue with the heater and had to remove if from the camper. The exhaust tube was destroyed with removal. The furnace is a model fa 7920 p . Searching the internet I come up with parts for the 7920-11. I ordered the exhaust tube using that model no. but it is not the same as the fa 7920…


Added by LARRY AND GRETCHEN SCHROEPFER on March 20, 2020 at 12:37pm — 2 Comments

Slide out sofa / bed to Jack Knife Bed Conversion

Have a older 16' Layton camper. Has anyone converted their rear slide out sofa / bed to a jack knife sofa? Is a conversion kit or hardware made? OR Is there a better option?

Added by C D on February 9, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

1983 Apollo 3300 DB

Just purchased a 1983 Apollo 3300 DB. Frame is in great shape but a lot of work ahead. The 453 Chevy runs fantastic but some water damage inside. Cannot wait to get started and update everyone on the progress! Happy RVing everyone

Added by Bradley on December 8, 2019 at 8:58am — 2 Comments

California PSPS and fires

So we just experienced 5 days of no electric in our home due to power shutoffs in case of fire and at the same time another big fire that came within 30 miles of us.  We never used the generator before and hoped that it being 38 years old wouldn't be a problem.  It worked!  So thanks to our old motorhome we were ready if we had to evacuate and we suffered little with the power outage.  Thank you Onan!

Added by Steve Kaiser on November 2, 2019 at 6:53pm — No Comments

1962 Fireball Meteor 16’ w/title

1962 Fireball Meteor 16' Travel a trailer RV in need of TLC with Free and Clear Title $2,800

New: Axel/Bearings packed and new tow tongue 2" ball. Tires and wheels are solid. 

Lights work. Have not tested stove/frig/heater (YES, it has a heater!)

Original stove, refrigerator, inside lighting, shelf niches, faucet, heater, even the…


Added by Chris on October 29, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

FOR SALE 1973 Chinook 2500 ($15,000 OBO)

1973 Chinook RV 24 ft long with (2) 350 Watt - 12 Volt Solar Panels with Charge Controller; Dodge 413; automatic 727; 3-way Refrigerator; Microwave; gas stove; plenty of storage; roof air conditioner; full bath; (6) good tires plus a spare; gas heater; Onan 4000 Generator; everything works.…


Added by Stephen Datnoff on September 23, 2019 at 11:29pm — 1 Comment

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Anyone know what year this Corsair could be.

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1973 Dodge Diego Anthony Motor Home Restoration Plans

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Quandary about tire pressure

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Third time is a charm!

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Newbie Fireball

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