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Why We Own Classic RV's
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One of our newer members from up North mentioned the cost of new RV's and boats vs. the older models and how they are still just as good (if not better!) as new but cost a fraction of the new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ralph Javins Mar 27, 2018.

I Think I know the answer but thought I'd ask....Dometic
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Okay, she runs on electric (shore power) and can run on gas but you have to keep the button in and manually light the burner. If you let go of the button, she goes out. Thinking that this means…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Long Jul 28, 2017.

Group Opinion: Back up camera, gps and more...
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I've been looking for a setup for the center dashboard for the Allegro that will  function as a sort of information center. A decent size flat screened gps unit that can also act as a back up camera…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Michelle Mar 7, 2017.

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Daniel Long posted a status
"Been a year since RV'ing in St. Augustine for New Year's. Happy 2020 to all!"
Wednesday
Daniel Long replied to Montana Bob's discussion Engine removal
"Well, if your RV has a center hump or engine cover inside it maybe easier to get the engine out the driver's door but that's more likely in a class C. The shop that did mine took out the front end and radiator and pulled the engine out the…"
Jan 7
Daniel Long posted a status
"The LH2 is planning on another NY-FL trip this Memorial Weekend! All systems should be "GO" for this mission. I've been working on her!"
Jan 3
Daniel Long replied to Billy lotz's discussion top speed of a 83 shasta class c
"Hey there! I had the same issue with a Dodge 360 that wound up having the plug wires swapped around, leaving the v8 running as a V6 then as a V4 after I got done fooling around with plug swaps. Get the firing order diagram for the plugs, make sure…"
Jan 3
Daniel Long commented on Bradley's blog post 1983 Apollo 3300 DB
"I would love to see this RV. As a Chevy 454 drivetrain owner, I'm glad to see others working on such rigs. Post up pics and keep us updated!"
Dec 13, 2019
Daniel Long commented on Scott Meiier's photo
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"I'd be your wingman any time on a road trip! That RV is awesome!"
Dec 13, 2019
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AMIGO 1

"That RV is sooo freaking amazing and retro!! I just love it!"
Dec 13, 2019
Daniel Long posted a status
"Doing the weekend 'start up' on the Allegro to make sure everything is working. Kids want to head south this winter for vacation. We'll see."
Dec 13, 2019
Daniel Long posted a status
"Just to check MPG I'm planning on a 100 mile trip back and forth to get data. Will post results soon."
Oct 7, 2019
Daniel Long commented on Jim Stoltz's group Allegro/P-30
"I decided to use a guy I trust in Daytona, Bill's Discount Carburetor. he's old school and when I got my carb back from him I almost accused him of swapping it for a newer one! Now I get 19+ pounds vacuum and the engine sounds like…"
Oct 3, 2019
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Oct 2, 2019
Daniel Long commented on Jim Stoltz's group Allegro/P-30
"Wow. Can't believe it's been so Long (sorry for the pun.) but I've gotten the rebuilt carb installed, timing redone, many other items fixed and the RV is finally running closer to what she should be. Found fuel leaks at the main fuel…"
Oct 2, 2019
Daniel Long posted a status
"Most stuff on the Allegro is working! Carb is good after rebuild, looking to do some more trips this fall."
Oct 2, 2019
Daniel Long is attending Jimco_W001's event
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GOOD OLD RV's Annual Rustic Retreat 2020 at NE Ohio

July 25, 2020 at 12am to August 5, 2020 at 7pm
Good Old RV's annual camp out.Many campsites with water and 15/30 amp electric service.Outdoor bathroom and shower building.RV dump station.August 1st Saturday night potluck and bonfire.All pets are welcome here.Camping is free for GORV members.Membership at GORV's is also free as well.Donations for electric use are welcome.____________Things to do while you are here_____________Bike Riding Trail …See More
Oct 2, 2019
Daniel Long posted a status
"Rebuilt carb installed. Should have had some fish before installing. Tracking leaks now..... Got it running at least!"
Jun 10, 2019
Daniel Long left a comment for Jeff Berge
"welcome to GORV's! Glad to have more folks that appreciate the vintage trailers and RVs out there."
May 2, 2019

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You And RVing
Part Time RVer
What's your camper's Brand, i.e. Travco, Shasta, etc.
1987 Tiffin Allegro (28')
City and State where you are located. Do not use zip code, you know what it means but it means nothing to the rest of us.
Geneva, NY
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Architect, father, husband loves working on older cars and planning crazy road trips to build memories for the kids.
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http://thelonghauler.com
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RV and Camper Rule of Ethics

Here is the PDF version of the Rules I found. I retyped it and dropped in the original logo below. CODE%20OF%20ETHICS.pdf

It's in PDF format for printing. Enjoy!

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 9:45pm — 3 Comments

Got a new and improved blog as they say....

This one's been active since we got the LH2 (an Allegro '87 class A) and I've been working the bugs out of her. Fun, excitement, travel, drama it's all there.

Take a look and laugh and cry at the stuff we go through.

Have a good one and all the best to you....

TheLongHauler

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Getting new tires, a few at a time!

Latest posts of my, less than straightforward means of achieving Vintage RV improvements....

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 5:59pm — 2 Comments

The Vintage RV'er Blog

Hi Folks!

I have a blog running and youtube channel as well that follows our journeys and fiascos in RV'ing.  Here is the link for the blog.

Thanks for looking!

http://vintagerving2015.blogspot.com/

Daniel & The Long Family!

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 9:41am — 2 Comments

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At 9:55pm on January 3, 2019, Ron Cadaret said…

Thank you so very much. Any help is appreciated. should I send pictures? if so send to which email address? Thank you  

At 12:29am on May 5, 2018, postman said…

Daniel Long, found a forum that contradicts my "Neutral Safety Switch" post. Stating it is found on the lower column, assumed to be the steering column. 

At 10:57pm on March 23, 2018, Greigg Angus said…

Yes I would like very much for you to send thru the Manuels.

Thank you so much..

G.A.

At 12:21am on March 6, 2018, Ryan Waddell said…

It definitely does! I'm glad you like it.

At 9:13am on March 4, 2018, Daniel Long said…

Hey Chester, thanks for the chat this am over coffee! Anything that generates a auto parts shopping list is okay with me! Need a new chainsaw, too but that's another story....

At 8:29am on March 4, 2018, Daniel Long said…

Just cranks fine (until battery is dead) but no spark, so it's rooted in the distributor/coil area. The parts aren't bad it's just a shame that after only a year and 900 miles (okay a good deal of idling to keep the girl in shape during winter) those parts are going.

I'm going to try and new cap and see if that clears it up. I'm not looking forward to a pickup coil, that involves partial disassembly of the unit. I checked the ignition switch, it's working as it should.

At 8:00am on March 4, 2018, C D said…

Does it seem like it wants to start when releasing key?

At 5:36pm on December 31, 2017, Jeff Holmes said…

It's nice to see someone else who knows what a B-29 is. Yes, I like the older stuff.
I appreciate your comments. I am at the beginning stages of this journey. I think my first order of business is finding a place to do the work. I live in an apartment, so no garage to work from. I do have some ideas - might have to wait until spring to really start digging in. 

 
 
 

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