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Merry Christmas to all From Faye and RussContinue

Started Dec 25, 2018

Advanced Auto sale
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Got this email from Advanced Auto this morning, 11-24-18. Really nice considering the sale was only for the 23rd.…Continue

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Wishing all you GORVers a blessed and happy thanksgiving from your admins.…Continue

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Fleetwood RVs

Since Fleetwood made motorhomes and travel trailers I thought we could use use this group for all of them--Southwind, Bounder, Pace Arrow, Terry, Resort, Pegasus, and all the others instead of having a group for each one.See More
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"I don't know enough about AGM batteries to answer that question. My guess is they can be used in un-ventilated areas, but would have to check that out."
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"Hey Kevin, yes, you are correct with your series parallel statement. Glad things are coming together for you."
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"Ronald Austin wants to know about a 1981 Avco. Who can help him?"
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"Nothing has come through, but Ning, our host, has been having more problems than usual."
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Russ Johnson commented on Lakota Wolf's status
"Congratulations, glad to have you back. Let the shenanigans begin. LOL"
Jan 19
Russ Johnson commented on Russ Johnson's group Fleetwood RVs
"Welcome,  Mary. You might be able to locate the part for your oven in our RV Parts and Salvage Yards link. There are many places that part out old RVs."
Jan 15
Mary commented on Russ Johnson's group Fleetwood RVs
"Hi Everyone,  I'm new to the RV world and this site. Our baby is a 1984 Fleetwood Prowler Regal 28 ft long. We seem to be learning from the school of hard knocks! Not until we had to get a RV repair guy come out to get our Fridge working…"
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"Good videos, Chester. Thank you for sharing them."
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Daniel Long commented on Russ Johnson's status
"Kinda like me seeing my RV hitting 51K pulling in the driveway after Road Trip 2.0. :-) Glad to have so many on board! GORV'ing!"
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"We are glad that it is all coming together. bummer about the tires. "
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"Faye and I will be praying for you. "
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"Happy New Year to you and Deb."
Dec 31, 2018
Russ Johnson commented on Kevin F Smith's status
"Looks really nice. Ya done did good. Congratulations "
Dec 29, 2018

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You And RVing
Full Time RVer, Dry Camper
What's your camper's Brand, i.e. Travco, Shasta, etc.
1994 Holiday Rambler Aluma-Lite 27 foot
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.
Gosnell, AR
Tell us a little About Yourself
Faye Thompson Susano is my significant other. We have a 1994 Holiday Rambler Aluma-Lite that is pull with a 1995 Ford F150 Supercab pickup. We are preparing to live the full timer life and spend our time time chasing 75 degree temps.
What Interests you about the world of Good Old RVs?
Old RVs are unique looking and way better constructed.
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Ceiling repair

Finally had a warm day, 38 degrees and basically no wind so I got the ceiling tore out and 2 of the panels cut.

Warning about RV Nation. They had the padded vinyl material. Started to order 3 yards of it and when i got into the checkout process, they were going to charge me $201 for shipping on $58 worth of product. Uhmm nope, ain't goona happen.

Found a place called All Vinyl Fabrics. They had a padded marine vinyl. Little more expensive, it cost me $75 but…

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Posted on January 5, 2018 at 11:01pm — 1 Comment

One Down, Two To Go.

I finally got a hold of one side tool box and got it installed on my pickup. Had several lined up but by the time I got to them someone else had snatched them up. One of the drawbacks to living in a sparsely populated area, it takes time to drive to where these items are located.

Anyway here are pictures of the first successful install.…

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Posted on May 24, 2017 at 7:43pm — 3 Comments

Trip to Arizona

Day 1, Monday 8-22-16:

I was planning on leaving the house at 2PM today, so as per usual we left at 3PM. Which is better than the 4PM it would normally have been. When DW finally realized that US 412 is mostly a 2 lane highway she got noticeably upset. Being the well trained husband that I am I answered "Yup, it sure is." maybe not one of my better responses but it got the point across and dagger stares for the next 50 miles.

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Posted on August 22, 2016 at 11:21pm — 21 Comments

Montana Bound

well as per usual we got a late start.  DW thinks the day does not begin until 1PM so it was 1:30 when we got on the road.  

Got stuck on the freeway for 3 hours on I55N, no sign of a wreck or construction when the traffic started clearing so don't know what the problem was.

Got to the KOA in Eureka, MO about 10PM.  Some out of the road but could not locate a RV Park on our main route so made this 30 mile detour LOL.

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Posted on May 27, 2015 at 10:30pm — 19 Comments

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At 12:41pm on August 1, 2018, carey masci said…

I m doing my best to get there!

At 11:01pm on March 12, 2018, Jack Wasmuth said…

Hey Russ, read my post please.

At 2:22pm on March 6, 2018, janet lee said…
What ever works. Right. At least you can get mail.
At 1:06am on December 18, 2017, phil moulton said…

i would take u up on it.. heads and carb are rebuilt. i cannot even turn crank to try and unhook the trans . it ate #4 cylinder and imploded the piston when the old intake gasket dumped all the antifreeze in the cylinder. cranked it over for comp tests and flushed it with kerosene . took 2 weeks to get the pan out (eventually cut it out) and the kerosene i think seised all the bearings. i need to turn crank 1/8 turn to get the rod in #4 out to even look at the cylinder damage. Replaced the balancer bolt with a milodon and a 4 ft breaker on 3/4 drive stock will not turn it. (it did turn it tighter by 2 revolutions but I stopped at that point in tightening it. 

At 11:16am on November 11, 2017, Alsie said…

Sorry for the delay in post... Thank you very much for the wishes!

At 6:12pm on August 5, 2017, John Oberhelman said…

Russ thank you for the help.  Heidi, my wife, and I are enjoying this site.  This is just what we are looking for.

At 8:28pm on July 16, 2017, Joe Blocker said…

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At 2:38pm on July 15, 2017, Alison said…

Thank you for the warm welcome.  I'm going to spend a happy couple of hours checking out all the great comments and instructions.  I'm about to tackle removing all the bathroom fixtures and plumbing ... so I need all the help I can get.

At 6:21pm on July 14, 2017, James Higgins said…
Thanks! She's a beauty for sure!

Just put a few more pics up...
At 10:10pm on June 3, 2017, Paul Westberg said…
69. Originally a 350 with 350 3 speed trans. Updated to 350 engine with 4 speed VR700 trans. Hoping to put TBI and headers on soon. Need suggestions on roof repair. Thanks!
 
 
 

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