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I'm a 54 Year young Widower of 4 1/2 years. And as it's Just myself and my 87 year old mom left. I recently bought a 1970 Winnebago Brave 24' footer. with 86,727 original miles on her. She sits on a Dodge B300 Chassis. And is Powered by a Big Block 413 Wedge motor.
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Winnebago's Thermo-Panel Construction "Panel Replacement" ?

Has Anyone ever done their own Duplication of the Thermo-Panels used by Winnebago in their first RV'S?. Other than the heat, pressing. It would seem possible to fabricate close to the original.

And as I have a Roof that has structural sagging. I Chose not to just brace up the panels and just add

an additional layer of thin, structural plywood. Or 3/4 inch T&G.  I have found a company that make newer stuff for trailers. But I would like to save the cost (if feasible) by…


Posted on April 20, 2015 at 10:05pm — 4 Comments

Brake System Help, on a 1970 Winebago D-24 with a Dodge B300 Chsissis.

I''m Looking for a Brake system Diagram for this 1970 Winnebago D-24.  Appears to be  Powered Assisted by a Center driver's rail.  Dual Vacuum Assisted  additional Brake cylinders,With a Brake cylinder & Pedal, coming from the Forward controls  Any one a Vintage mechanic?,  She Got a Beautiful 413 RB B.B. Dodge Motor in her. "That should be good for 8 mile per gallon…

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 9:38am — 7 Comments

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At 8:03pm on April 28, 2015, Lizann Swett said…
Hi Erik,
Thanks so much for your response. There is such a variety of "gunk" that has been used in attempts to just fill in the "space" created by the separation that it is impossible at this point to tell what was originally there. I will get some photos up this weekend.
I really love the "Rig" as it has affectionately been dubbed.
It is perfect for me and my dogs,my 82 yr. old sistah(Mainah talk) and occasionally some great grand children. We love exploring our beautiful state.




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