Vintage & Old Instruction & Part MANUALS Galore!!

Well, we've been digging around our new to us, 1978 Bluebird Wanderlodge bus and have located dozens of manuals for this 'bird from the original blue prints to the old appliance manuals. 

IF YOU NEED ANY OF THESE, please let us know. We can photograph them and email you. I know how old manuals can be hard to find, but they are oh so helpful in restoring an old RV/Bus.

Anyway, here's a few that we have in our mits. Please ask if you think we might have what you're looking for. They've already been SO helpful to us... we must share the wealth!!


Jeanette & Dennis of the Cheddar Yeti!


  • Full Blue Prints of the 1978 Wanderlodge: Water, LPG, Wiring, waste tank diagrams. 
  • Onan 12.5 JC-3CR Generator  Manual
  • S.P. Sniffer Detection System Manual
  • Safeline Connection Alarm Manual
  • Thermador Oven MC19 Manual  (we have this unit but it doesn't work)
  • NuTone Food Center Blender Model 272 Manual
  • Fasco Electric Heater Diagram Model 2450
  • Martin Industries Com-Pac Series Wall Heater Operation Instructions (we have this unit but it doesn't work)
  • RVP Roof AC Installation Instructions for 8000 Series (coleman circa 1990's)
  • Magic Chef Service and Parts List Range Series BT22J-4T (Circa 1970's)
  • Valley Carter Shades Installation Instructions for Signal Tracker (an antenna we no longer have)
  • Zip Dee Awnings Manual (circa 1978)
  • HWH Leveling system Parts Manual for MODEL AP 2381 & AP1491 (now retired model number. Original installation 1978)
  • Musical Air Horn instructions (original 1978)
  • Ray-Line Search Light Parts numbers (Jabsco Products)
  • Frigiking Auto Air Conditioning Manual  (we have this unit but it doesn't work, roof mounted dash air)
  • Zap Order Control System Instructions (waste tank accessory)
  • Raritan Electric Hot Water Heater with Optional Heat Exchangers Manual (1976)
  • Ice Maker Model 18-45-48 (no name on manual) with parts and installation info (1978) 
  • RCA Ac-DC Mini-State Antenna System VHF-UHF Model 5MS550 Manual (not sure of year?)


  • Full Bluebird Manuals for (1976/78) Wanderlodge
  • Cat 3208 Turbo manuals 1978 & 1982)
  • SW Audio Visual Warning System manual (Engine Oil/Water Warning Kit) Manual
  • Jacobs Electric Retarder J-500 (includes J-300, J320, J500, J520 12 volt & 24 Volt) Series Manuals and Parts list
  • Engineering Manual HF64 Hydraulic Power Steering Gear
  • Diesel Engine Fan Clutches Installation and Maintenance Instructions booklet (1981)
  • Racor Diesel Fuel Filter/Water Separator. Operation, Parts and Installation Manual
  • Bendix Ad-1 and Ad-2 Air Dryers for Heavy Vehicle Use (manual)

Best of luck in your restorations & repairs! 


Jeanette & Dennis

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