Pete Peterson
Share on Facebook

Pete Peterson's Discussions

Generator (Onan)
2 Replies had a problem with my generator, it would start and run but the RPMs…Continue

Tags: RV Generators, winterizing Your RV Generator, RV Generator Repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pete Peterson Mar 7, 2011.

Anyone had this 454 problem?
21 Replies

We have owned a 1985 Midas with a 454 motor for several years.  The previous owner told us that there was a small problem, it would "pop back through the carb" under load.  I tried lots of things and…Continue

Tags: RV Engine Problems, 454 Chevy Overheating, Class A Chevrolet 454 Engine Problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Briggs Sep 25, 2011.

The Maiden Voyage
3 Replies

Our "new" motor home was (is) a 1985 Midas, 27ft class A.  We live in Montana, about the mid point between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.  Naturally we decided to take a trip though…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Helen Waddell Feb 26, 2011.

Are those termite nests?
1 Reply

Our motor home has light colored wood throughout, it is a 1985 Midas and when we acquired it only had about 40k on it.  We live in Montana and termites don't do well here because of the cold winters.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Helen Waddell Feb 26, 2011.


Pete Peterson's Page

Profile Information

You And RVing
Part Time RVer, Dry Camper
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.
Great Falls, Mt
Tell us a little About Yourself
Travel and camp as much as possible. Retired military, spend most summers split between local mountains and lakes.

Pete Peterson's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Good Old RVs to add comments!

Join Good Old RVs

At 12:20am on June 21, 2011, David Weiss said…
Thank you for the heads up on the spark plug wire. A starter repairman gave me this tip. Run a sump pump or flex dryer vent hose from the front under the bumper to the starter to prevent the starter from swelling with heat and turn over very slowly. I also supplement my gasoline with hydrogen made from water. Do not let anyone tell you it does not work! I went from 4-6 miles a gallon to 10 - 15 miles a gallon by adding a propane carburetor adapter to my carb. I also added an extra alternator and battery to run the hydrogen cell.



  •         How To Links 

-Search Good Old RV's

-Start a New Group 

-Roof Repair Photos & Products

-Repair an RV Roof

-Pick Roof Sealer   

-Understanding RV Electrical Systems 

-Get RV Insurance   

-What to Look For When Buying a Used RV

-Jack Installs Fuel Injection in his Dodge 


 Paige's VintageTrailer Art  

 Paige's VintageTrailerFabric

 Artist Roads                                            Sandy's Stained Glass     



If you love classic and vintage RVs then come Join us. Come on in and have some fun. JOIN HERE NOW

Blog Posts


Posted by Linda Lee Toepfer on January 18, 2021 at 1:40pm

1982 Chevrolet Travel Mate Class A

Posted by Barb Stanley on December 17, 2020 at 9:15am

Looking for help identifying this camper

Posted by Jeff on October 7, 2020 at 12:57am — 1 Comment

Balboa owners

Posted by Bill on May 19, 2020 at 8:11am


Posted by Eddie Marquez on May 5, 2020 at 2:34pm


  • Add Videos
  • View All


If you love classic and vintage RVs then come Join us.

 Come on in and have some fun.         JOIN HERE NOW!

 Dedicated to a simpler, more rewarding and fun way of life in a Good Old RV... 

Vintage Travel Trailers, Vintage Campers, Camper Restoration, Bus Conversions, Vintage RV Forums, Old RVs, Tiny Homes, Boondocking


A work of art by member Paige Bridges

Get your Good Old RVs T-Shirt HERE


 Disclaimer - Please Read it

Enjoy this site and use it totally at your own risk.

By using or viewing this site YOU agree to Hold Harmless anyone associated with it including other members. Also, YOU agree that YOU are solely responsible for ANY and ALL actions, results or damages. Members "opinions" are just that and any repair or alteration comments or recommendations are by folks who are not licensed repair  or mechanical professionals. Any repairs or modifications you do totally at YOUR OWN RISK. Use licensed professionals for all work to avoid possible serious injury or damage. Use  banks for purchases.  Have fun!

Copywrite & Trade Mark Registered GoodOldRV© ,GoodOldRVs©,©,©,GoodOldRV.Com©

© 2021   Created by Russell E Johnson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service