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Wanted side lights

Added by David & Misty Preciado on June 10, 2022 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Iam looking for tailights for our 1982 Travelmate motorhome. They have 3 lenses and are surface mount. They were very common in the 70 and 80 not made anymore. Looking to purchase a pair.

Iam looking for tailights for our 1982 Travelmate motorhome. They have 3 lenses and are surface mount. They were very common in the 70 and 80 not made anymore. Looking to purchase a pair.

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Added by Robert Anderson on March 28, 2022 at 2:18pm — No Comments

1991 Beaver Contessa

Hello, 

 Anyone have a manual for couch and chassis. Will pay copy and shipping and your time. 

Thanks,

John

Added by John Curtis on March 5, 2022 at 11:00am — No Comments

Not OLD enough

Hi folks, been a member for quite awhile, but I sold my 86 class C to a Buddie of mine and bought a Coronado, sold that and currently own a 2002 National Sea Breeze. So, as you can see it's not of age to be a member here, but this is a cool site, so I will just be in the back ground observing.…

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Added by jim bornemann on November 29, 2021 at 8:17pm — No Comments

NEED A HATCH DOOR!

I need a hatch door for my 1983 Ford Dolphin. The hatch that gives access to the back of the fridge blew off on the highway! Anyone have any suggestions for where to look? Thanks! BTW, I'm new to the Good Ol RV's...

Added by matt zodrow on October 25, 2021 at 11:05am — No Comments

JAMEE ll owners manual needed- 1981 or 1982 or 1983

I have searched everywhere for an owners manual for my just newly purchased 1982 JAMEE ll, Chevy oldie, 22 foot motor home. We are new to this and I need a lot of help figuring out how everything works electrically, Propayne, plumbing use, etc. We are in our 80s, can use all the help we can get and are willing to buy one if available. If not, does anyone know if an RV dealer might offer some tutoring based on my own unit for beginners ? Thanks, Don Novak- Beloit, Ohio

Added by Don Novak on October 9, 2021 at 11:50pm — 1 Comment

Anyone got a manual for my camper ?

I  bought a trailer over the weekend, but having trouble identifying it. 

The name on the front is the "Falcon Flyte"  (1976) and my research appear to indicate that i may be a Glendale Golden under a different name? 

Glendale make trailers in Canada for 40 years and when bankrupt abut 1985.

Glendale was purchased in the Mid 1980's and combined with another manufacturer for 3 years then went bankrupt again  ? The Falcon trailers from the 1990's…

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Added by Pacy on September 21, 2021 at 11:17am — No Comments

Anyone know what year this Corsair could be.

Added by Jay M Ball on August 22, 2021 at 7:24pm — 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. …



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Added by Kevin on August 15, 2021 at 12:52pm — 5 Comments

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 6:43am — 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…

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Added by S.Heins on March 31, 2021 at 2:14pm — 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…

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

Lamalight

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…

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

1982 Chevrolet Travel Mate Class A

Hi,

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.

Thanks,

Barb

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. …

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

balboamotorhomes.com

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 9:11am — No Comments

CAMPING

SATURDAY NIGHT MOON OVER NEW MEXICO FIRST TIME OUT IN MY FIRST CAMPER 

Added by Eddie Marquez on May 5, 2020 at 3:34pm — 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 1:08am — 1 Comment

Loose Pipe Fix

Added by Don Olson on April 26, 2020 at 1:02am — 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??…

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Added by Don Olson on April 23, 2020 at 9:41pm — 2 Comments

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