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1973 Winnebago Brave - dodge chassis with 440 - how to remove / replace the radiator
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My radiator has been in good condition and had it flushed this spring as normal preventive maintenance. But it has been acting up, has leaked lightly a couple times but appears to solve its own…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Jul 9, 2018.

1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
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So I went to reinstall the 3 batteries in my Brave now that winter has finally left us, and found my hand drawn schematic of how it all connects had gone missing .You know the important papers you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Apr 26, 2018.

External Portable Generator - removing my on board Onan from my 1973 Brave...
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Spring is coming (been a good thaw here in Ontario) and I am starting to map out what work I need to do to my "new" RV (1973 Brave), then prioritize and figuring out which ones I can execute on. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by david darrow Jan 31, 2017.

Buying a used RV - is having the unit inspected worth the money $$$
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Hi,I am looking to buy an old / vintage RV.  As per my recent post - looking for a Winnebago Brave in the 1967 - 1977 range.  I have been looking for awhile, though not having owned an RV in the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Aug 22, 2016.

 

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1973 Winnebago Brave - dodge chassis with 440 - how to remove / replace the radiator

My radiator has been in good condition and had it flushed this spring as normal preventive maintenance. But it has been acting up, has leaked lightly a couple times but appears to solve its own problem and plug itself before the leak location can be found.My local mechanic (not an RV specialist), said he could get it rebuilt for $300 so that was the plan as I did not want to be on the road when it became a bigger problem, but now they can't figure out to remove it. When looking into it they…See More
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Art replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
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Apr 26, 2018
Art replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"Thanks. I don't think any of the wiring outward from the batteries are suspect / incorrect. Everything seems to work properly. I have only had her a year and a half, and use of things like shower / stove / furnace have not been required. I…"
Apr 26, 2018
postman replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"Okay Art, next is to locate your MOM and battery isolator, checking they are wired correctly. I modified my sliding battery tray so it is removable. There are two things 70s Chrysler never excelled, Altenators and Starters. So batteries save…"
Apr 25, 2018
postman replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"Here's the sales page... Risk on Craigslist https://www.interstatebatteries.com/products/srm-27"
Apr 25, 2018
Lakota Wolf replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"When looking at marine batteries, Size isnt always a factor,, the amp hr rate is what needs to be verified,,,,,,,  BTW, the battery diagrams and schematics are great, thanks for sharing."
Apr 25, 2018
postman replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"I called it "Marine" because the group 27 batteries are not quite Deep Cycle, so I was told."
Apr 25, 2018
Art replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"Thanks for the pic. So looks like I do need to adjust my cabling to match your marine bank. Confirming both batteries are identical - bought new last year - removed over the winter, stored inside and set to charge for 6 hours a couple times over…"
Apr 25, 2018
postman replied to Art's discussion 1973 Winnebago brave - battery wiring
"12 volt marine battery bank."
Apr 24, 2018

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