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2006 Fleetwood Pioneer

Been a member of Good Old RV's for about six years, we had a 66 Aristocrat LoLiner and a 70 Aristocrat STL. We now have this "newer" RV and because of that is it o-k that we stay with this group.

Added by Duane Brown on December 19, 2016 at 2:46pm — 2 Comments

66 Aristocrat LoLiner

Was thinking about selling the 66 Aristocrat LoLiner till my wife cleaned it up and made new seat covers, now it is looking pretty good. Any suggestions?  See pics on my page

Added by Duane Brown on June 6, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

1970 Aristocrat STL - sway

For the longest time I have had problems with my trailer not being stable at hi-way speeds. Thought the problem was in the trailer. But no the problem was my tow vehicle. Over the years the front end became worn out. I had the front end re-built and added stabilisers front and rear. Cost about $300 dollars. My tow vehicle is a 86 Chevy Suburban 3/4 ton with a 454.

Added by Duane Brown on August 22, 2013 at 2:22pm — 1 Comment

1969 American Eagle

Long time since I have been on the web sight - It's good to be back. My question is this, we are looking at a 69 American Eagle conversion coach, asking price is $75,000, 42 footer and very clean on the inside outside looks great also. Waiting for more info on engine, trans etc etc. Does anybody have more info on this rig or clubs - anything would help. Thank - You. 

Added by Duane Brown on February 18, 2012 at 7:04pm — 3 Comments

Being perfect.

Wouldn't it be nice when everything is loaded in the camper and you are ready to hit the road looking for that next campground that everything would be absolutely perfect. Everything on the trailer is working and the tow vehicle is running great. But think about how boring life would be if everything was perfect. Our RV is forty years old and the tow vehicle is twenty four years old and let me tell you they keep you on your toes and your mind sharp. Happy trails and keep those vintage RVs… Continue

Added by Duane Brown on August 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

History of RVing

Hey everybody check out this web-site http://www.rvmhhalloffame.org/library.cfm

Added by Duane Brown on May 19, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Magic Chef Stove/Oven

I have posted the Magic Chef Manual for those who want it - These stoves were found in many of the 50's and 60's vintage trailers.( and later)

Added by Duane Brown on April 25, 2010 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Tongue Jack

Need new tongue jack for our 1970 Aristocrat LoLiner and of course they don't make the original so you make do with what they have. The problem being the new jack is to long and hits the ground pulling into driveways. Does anybody know it they make shorter ones. Side jack would be great but no room with the toolbox and propane tanks - see my pic keeping it together. It's great seeing this warmer weather and hope everybody is thinking about camping. Thanks - DB

Added by Duane Brown on April 25, 2010 at 5:13pm — 2 Comments

Shore water

Our 17' Aristocrat LoLiner has a water tank with a water pump for fresh water. How hard would it be to hook up a hose so we could have shore water also? Can we have it both ways? Thanks.....and happy RVing.......

Added by Duane Brown on February 19, 2010 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

New Aristocrat

Hi everybody - I think this is one of the best RV websites around. We just bought a 1970 lowliner that has been completely re-done inside and out. I think its over kill and I spent way to much money for it. We still have our 66 lowliner and plan to sell one of them. (?) My question is this - the 70 lowliner is vary heavy and I pull it with a 86 3/4 ton chevy suburban the problem is I'm getting a lot of sway. I have installed a sway bar and shorten the hitch but it still is a little wobbly.… Continue

Added by Duane Brown on December 21, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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