Good Morning everyone! I am new to the site.  I just purchased my first class C motorhome. (My parents owned RVs for many years) It is a 1984 Shasta. Pictures soon to come Unfortunately it has been sitting for quite some time.  I am trying to get it livable right now, after i get that accomplished I will focus on getting it ready to travel. 

Its missing plywood under rear couch/bed and under one of the dinette seats.  Looks like they have remove the plywood for the bed over the cab and installed shelving.  I am thinking of removing this and replacing the plywood. (I have kids and need the sleeping space.) So, other than that and some cleaning I should be ready for an RV park at least.

Now for the fun part... I notice the previous owner installed a toolbox on the back and on either side is the batteries.  The boxes aren't waterproof so, the batteries have taken a beating.  The cables are all corroded and battery terminals are corroded.  I tested the batteries and seem to be holding a charge.  It does have an Onan gas generator.  I was able to get it to crank but not fire up. I checked the oil but, haven't checked the air filter yet.  The hot water heater and stove are both LP.  I noticed that the metal tubing going to the LP tank has been disconnected.  I am having a hard time getting it to reconnect.  Do you folks know if I can get the LP tank filled or do I need to get a BBQ pit style tank and run different tubing?

So, as I play around with stuff I will have more info and certainly more problems.  Thanks Y'all! 

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Comment by Matt Millegan on August 17, 2013 at 6:25am

I do remember RVing as a kid that the lp threads were left hand. But for some reason they disconnected the lp take from the supply line. It is being difficult to reconnect.  Thanks for your info!

Comment by Tony and Joy Durfey on August 16, 2013 at 11:09pm

The threads on LP gas are left hand threads.  Counter-clockwise to tighten.  Maybe this helps, Tony, Joy and Cool Paw Luke

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