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What i did to my pretty to get ready for the next trip (78 dodge Landau)
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1st off it was pretty dirty from the Rodeo I attended a month ago and it needed a good scrubbing. The time out BFR on our longest trip from NM to San Diego and back the Gen. stopped a few times and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by alan tomalavage Sep 8, 2013.

Aux fuel pump mid ship 78 Landau 440 CI
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Hey Campers!On our last trip, we had fuel delivery issues on the way home and I think a fuel filter solved it but I wonder how and when that mid ship elec. pump works?I tested for 12volts with the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Daly May 9, 2013.

 

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alan tomalavage replied to jesse barnes's discussion electric tankless water heater
"http://www.ebay.com/itm/Girard-Tankless-RV-Water-Heater-/280615618457?pt=Motors_RV_Trailer_Camper_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4155fe8799&vxp=mtr Here is a reference point. I have a 10 gal tank one now but would put one of these in next time…"
Sep 8, 2013
alan tomalavage replied to alan tomalavage's discussion What i did to my pretty to get ready for the next trip (78 dodge Landau)
"We used to go to the "RESORT" there but at 500 a weekend and the quality getting less and less we discovered an older place across the street with RV parking and soaking tubs plus a pool included in the nightly fee! I only have the Ice…"
Sep 8, 2013
Pat Daly replied to alan tomalavage's discussion What i did to my pretty to get ready for the next trip (78 dodge Landau)
"Sounds like a good and long loop you're casting on this trip, with just enough, or maybe too many things to fix along the way. Pagosa springs this time of your ought to be great. You know that there's some pretty great dry camping around…"
Sep 8, 2013
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What i did to my pretty to get ready for the next trip (78 dodge Landau)

1st off it was pretty dirty from the Rodeo I attended a month ago and it needed a good scrubbing. The time out BFR on our longest trip from NM to San Diego and back the Gen. stopped a few times and was hard to start, so I thought I aught to give it some attention!The oil was black and finding the right air filter was becoming a challenge so I eyed one up that looked close in diameter but longer in length and used a plate from an elec. ceiling light to cover the end and screw it in place!…See More
Sep 8, 2013
alan tomalavage replied to jesse barnes's discussion electric tankless water heater
"A Tankless ELEC that really makes hot water uses MANY kilowatts and needs TWO dedicated 220volt supply lines. Tiny 110 volt boosters give about a gallons worth!  tankless propane units are GREAT but pricey!"
Sep 8, 2013
alan tomalavage replied to alan tomalavage's discussion Aux fuel pump mid ship 78 Landau 440 CI
"it was NOT running when i did the test so with that info i will look at it when running! the engine has 10k on it so there's not a pressure issue! I DID put a new sender on when I bought it and I know the wire to the pump is a green one and…"
May 9, 2013
Jimmy C. Bridges replied to alan tomalavage's discussion Aux fuel pump mid ship 78 Landau 440 CI
"Hey Allan: Most of these older motor homes have a fuel pump safety device. The pump is wired thru the oil pressure switch so that the pump will only run when there is a signal that the oil pump has pressure indicating that the engine is running.…"
May 9, 2013
alan tomalavage posted a discussion

Aux fuel pump mid ship 78 Landau 440 CI

Hey Campers!On our last trip, we had fuel delivery issues on the way home and I think a fuel filter solved it but I wonder how and when that mid ship elec. pump works?I tested for 12volts with the key on with no results and am wondering if it just engages while starting?I do have to crank it alot when we stop for a refuelAny and all reply's are greatly appreciated .Off to two weeks in SanDiego whoohoo!Happy camping to allADT ~Belen NEW MEXICO!PS.. I just bought a tow dolly from this guy and I…See More
May 9, 2013
alan tomalavage posted a status
"We are off to SanDiego on monday for a two week trek from Albuquerque. I will be trying mid grade and even regular in the ole 440!"
May 8, 2013
alan tomalavage replied to Bob Walker's discussion Need a Bendix brake booster for '78 440 Dodge Minnie Winnie
"my 78 Landau has it and I am pretty sure it has the wrong fluid in it. The brakes should not be as tough as they are. According to my book it uses a SPECIAL clear Mopar fluid! I am thinking of putting a modern version on my 95 cummins cause its on…"
Mar 2, 2013
alan tomalavage replied to Mike Samel's discussion dodge 440 engine oil capacity?
"im interested in this thread as my 78 Landau has the 440 with 10k on a mopar crate engine that was put in I believe when the rig was about 4 years old cause they ran the 1st one with no coolant and cooked it! I want to keep it in good shape for…"
Mar 2, 2013
alan tomalavage replied to Pat Daly's discussion Winterizing Your Classic RV
"i miss my 79 airstream with the "ALASKA" package! The Landau has a 10gal W/H and i need to make up a bypass bfr winterizing. We have a few months here still but TIC TIC TIC LOL!"
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