Colin R. Young
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Still working on the old Girl

Got the back re-framed and all re-sided. Took it up to Lake George NY for Americade. It made it,,,, but coughed and sputtered up and back.

I just installed a Quadrujet (I had built for it) and edelbrock manifold. That should help a lot. Just got to get it tuned in.

Helping a friend that owns a Auto Salvage yard for a few weeks and what did he pull in???? An exact copy of my RV, same year make model and all. 60K on the 360ci but some pucks broke all the ceiling…

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Posted on August 9, 2010 at 7:34pm

My 1977 Free Spirit

03/05/10

Okay, I've started the restore on the 77 Free Spirit. Just tore the rear interior out. quite a bit of water damage from a leak in the roof. Here's some pictures of the damage:

http://s151.photobucket.com/albums/s154/reverendcolin/1977%20Free%20Spirit%20Motorhome/RV%20damage/

Here's some Pictures of the unit when I got it:…

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Posted on March 5, 2010 at 9:24am

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At 12:14pm on March 3, 2010, Kenneth Harlow said…
Hi Colin, I don't know what the amusement park name was, probably because I was too busy surfing and kini chasing. Sounds like your well on your way to getting the RV road worthy. Water leaks are real fun. The main sorce is window seals, marker lights, vents for holding tanks, A/C, vents for fridge, and cabin roof vents. The leaks are easy to stop, it's the danage that has to be repaired that really kicks you. If you get a chance to get down in the Lauderdale area let me know and we can get together and do a barbeque.
At 7:08pm on February 25, 2010, Colin R. Young said…
It's a 1977 Free Spirit on a Dodge Chassis, 22 foot long. It's got a 360 ci engine and 727 tranny, 64k when I got it. The original owner took good care of it but the last one didn't, used it for a place to live while building a house.

Drive train is fine, It's got a 2 barrel holley on it but I've had a Q-jet built for the motor and will install that shortly. Should give me better mileage and a lot more power when needed. Engine runs great and it's in excellent condition underneath. I just changed all the brake lines and will do the fuel lines when the weather gets a bit better. Refer works, air conditioner works., still haven't tried the heater and stove but was told they worked fine. Plan on replacing all the black pipe for the LP too.



Some water damage in the right rear, I tore it apart (inside) the other day but haven't been able to play with it because of the weather (shiveling snow off the roof :) )

Lived in Miami Beach back in 69 and 70, Been to Daytona for Bike week a dozen times. Have family in Pensacola area and will be stopping down there on the way to Panama City Beach Bike week in late April.

Used to hit the clubs in Lauderdale when I was in Miami. There was an amusement park down there we use to go to for concerts... Can't remember the name (maybe Pirates World?)
At 12:12pm on February 25, 2010, Kenneth Harlow said…
Hi Colin, Looks pretty clean from the outside. What model, year, and motor size is your RV? Are you currently doing any restorations on it? I am down in Fort Lauderdale, FL. What parts of Florida have you been to?
 
 
 

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