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Heavy rains and finding that leak,

Well. as we all know,, way to well, It has been a realy wet rainy winter here in the south, At one time thought about building an Ark. On one occasion, we had high winds, and buckets of rain hit, and of course, 2 elusive leaks,, one in the bathroom vent and the bedroom vent. Well, it seemed like the rain had found a way into the trailer around the seal or the cover itself, One would think, That was not the case after taking the vents completley out and inspecting .From the ceiling up it was…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on March 31, 2018 at 4:14pm — 3 Comments

PA Good Old RV's Groups

Having recently joined this group, we're looking for other people in PA who go camping in vintage Good Old RVs. The Ohio get together looks like it would be fun in August. Any vintage camping groups in PA?

Added by Rick and Sharon Koontz on March 31, 2018 at 5:26am — No Comments

New member confused

  about how to navigate this site. I guess if I stumble around enough I;ll get it figured out.

                                    Mike

Added by Mike Arnold on March 27, 2018 at 11:50am — 4 Comments

First actual visit of an "eyebrow" Winnebago

Yesterday morning at 4h55 am, me and a co-driver left Montreal to travel 5h15 hours to get to see a first MH. To go there, my co-driver and me are going to go trough 2 Canadians provinces and one US state. The trip is about 330 miles and we have to do it both way in the same day. Daniel Long was very helpful in doing the initial assessment of the RV and although it might be far, the picture he sent seems to indicate the unit has potential. I made several research on the particular unit that…

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Added by Julien Bertrand on March 19, 2018 at 10:23am — No Comments

Need help in finding a 1990 Allegro manual

Can anyone help to try and find or where to buy

A manual for a 1990 Allegro motorhome.

31' Basement 

Added by Greigg Angus on March 19, 2018 at 10:20am — 2 Comments

RV and Camper Rule of Ethics

Here is the PDF version of the Rules I found. I retyped it and dropped in the original logo below. CODE%20OF%20ETHICS.pdf

It's in PDF format for printing. Enjoy!

Added by Daniel Long on March 13, 2018 at 9:45pm — 3 Comments

It's almost warm weather season.

I know it's hard to grasp right now, with the cold rain and snow blowing, that's it's going get hot. With that, we will be using our roof A/C units. I know your thinking to yourself, well duh!!! Now,,, Are you seriously thinking about climbing up on your roof? Nooo. Admit it, that's not up there on your pre trip to do list. OK. Quit trying to ignore the fact that you have to get yourself up there. Btw, Don't forget hand tools. A simple 7/16ths 1/2 inch wrench and channel locks. If your…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on March 7, 2018 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Losing free overnight parking

It's all over the internet, Walmart, Cabela's, Outdoor World and Cracker Barrell are going to prohibit, if not already, the overnight rest parking for RV's.

2 Walmarts in Waco area along with Cabela's have banned over night campers, Due to a few DIRT Bag retards, Yes I said retards, because these type people are Not right in the head. Store manager had to have Hazmat crew on standby while he had several employees power wash a section of the parking lot. All because a couple brain dead…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on March 4, 2018 at 1:04am — 9 Comments

RV help. 2973 Lark 26RB?

So I am new to this. I hope I'm posting in the right spot. Here goes.... I'm looking to buy a 1973 Lark 26 RB. Although when I try to find info on it I don't have any luck what so ever! Nothing when googled.:( Dealer thinks it has a Dodge 360 in it. But I talked to an RV mechanic and he thinks it's a 440. It appears to be in good shape. But I would like to know more about it before I purchase it and dive head first into it! ;) Like the front end....ball joints or king pins? What kind of engine… Continue

Added by Mandy on February 26, 2018 at 6:21pm — 3 Comments

1976 Chevrolet Rockwood motorhome

hello all. I just purchased this motorhome. It’s in pretty amazing shape for its age. I am excited about this new project. I am going to start with a good cleaning of the inside and out. I am going to do run some sea foam through the engine and fuel system, followed by a full tune up and possible brake replacement on the front. I am interested in any information you all may have on this particular task that I have undertaken. I look forward to chatting with you all about…

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Added by Michael on February 26, 2018 at 1:50am — 49 Comments

Some mighty fine info on used RV inspection,

Here we go,,, its been a few since I passed on some worthy tid bits of info we can all use,,,, Subject,,, a used trailer,, looking real purdy like on the outside,,, But the inside has buckled and warped panels on the walls. Now your already thinking yup.... water leak,,, But from where? Ok,, heres a quick tip,,,, If its below the window,, the window seal is leaking itself, Usually around the framing... and if its leaking above the window,, roof seam to wall leak,, or a vent or exhaust vent…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on February 19, 2018 at 3:34pm — 1 Comment

RESTORE: 1978 Winnebago Itasca Sun Cruiser Dodge M400 Chassis

 

Added by postman on February 18, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments

I just want to get started!!

So a little back story. I am very very new to RVing!!  I love vintage RVS or I should say anything Vintage. My obsession started a couple of years ago and when I saw some show on TV. (I have no idea the name of)  We love to camp. We don't get to do it often maybe twice a year, but I think that's because sometimes we just want to go for the day or maybe just 2 and the thought of setting up everything and taking it all back down the next day just doesn't appeal to us. So an RV or TT would be…

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Added by Angie Castro on February 8, 2018 at 2:58pm — 2 Comments

RV Front suspension

Still working on the old buggy. The inexpensive stabilizer works great. This is a 1985 Chevy G-30 van chassis and am trying to install the Air Lift 1000 in the front coils to level up the front end and ease the loading on the shocks. Their web site says to stuff the bellows in between the gap in the coils, not open enough, and the hole in the lower control arm seems too small also. Is it necessary to remove the lower control arm to install? Any experience with this out there? Thanks C

Added by CH Smith on January 24, 2018 at 10:09am — 5 Comments

Grey Streaking

Does anyone have a good way to clean the grey streaking on a painted aluminum trailer?

Added by George Glovier on January 11, 2018 at 10:36am — 8 Comments

Ceiling repair

Finally had a warm day, 38 degrees and basically no wind so I got the ceiling tore out and 2 of the panels cut.

Warning about RV Nation. They had the padded vinyl material. Started to order 3 yards of it and when i got into the checkout process, they were going to charge me $201 for shipping on $58 worth of product. Uhmm nope, ain't goona happen.

Found a place called All Vinyl Fabrics. They had a padded marine vinyl. Little more expensive, it cost me $75 but…

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Added by Russ Johnson on January 5, 2018 at 11:01pm — 1 Comment

Fortuna Pond and Pilot Knob: Boondocking in Anticipation of Crossing the Border

We traveled down to Yuma, Arizona last week, and I wanted to share a couple of places for free camping.  I am traveling with two other RVers that are planning on taking advantage of 'medical tourism'.  Between us we are getting dental work, eyeglasses and medications filled. Los Algodones is very popular for those things with snowbirds.  Many stay near the border crossing at the Que Casino which offers free boondocking, but is crowded and noisy.  We opted to stay further out and try out some…

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Added by Dawn Michelle on January 1, 2018 at 4:14pm — 3 Comments

RV suspension

Looking for a little advice/experience on improving the drivability of  a class C 1985 Mallard. Drives perfect on a smooth road, no traffic & or wind. Trying to sift through the steering stabilizer, shock, Air Lift conundrum becomes baffling after a while. Obviously the suppliers are a great source of info, HUH!

Yours Truly C& D aboard " Adrift". Still on the prowl for September.  

Added by CH Smith on December 27, 2017 at 6:36pm — 2 Comments

Hot water heater problems

Hey everyone I hope you are all doing well I'm doing good had the first test of this winter as we are in the teens yesterday and today! And wouldn't you know it my heat tape quick working on my water hose going to the camper first thing I do is run out and shut the hydrant off I didn't need a geiser in the park! Anyways I need some help trouble shooting my Hot water heater it was getting super hot not that I'm complaining but it was only set on medium and it was hot!!! So yesterday shut the… Continue

Added by Frances DeHart on December 14, 2017 at 8:06pm — 2 Comments

Christmas Season 2017

Christmas Day Trips and Events 2017

Added by carey masci on December 13, 2017 at 2:28am — No Comments

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