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Forum: Electrical 03-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By rick87fc35
I fixed mine. I posted some stuff about the...

I fixed mine. I posted some stuff about the repair in this thread:

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22109&page=4

Let me know if you have any questions.
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 01-31-2017
Replies: 151
Views: 33,765
Posted By rick87fc35
Bill, Here is what I have for an 87FC, not...

Bill,

Here is what I have for an 87FC, not sure if they are the same as your 83 but the "9039" for the back bags was similar:

Front Air Bags
Firestone W01-358-8997
Bluebird...
Forum: Transmission 08-11-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,215
Posted By rick87fc35
I had mine adjusted several years ago at ZF in...

I had mine adjusted several years ago at ZF in Vernon Hills, IL. Awesome people to work with, they did a great job. They used the ZF test instruments Bill mentions, and made adjustments to the TPS...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 05-27-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By rick87fc35
Thanks Jim, I couldn't find the Broke Down thread...

Thanks Jim, I couldn't find the Broke Down thread last night on my phone. Maybe Randy or John can move it when they see it.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 05-27-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By rick87fc35
help....broke down in Hammond, IN, suspect throttle cable

anyone have a throttle cable for 87fc35?

broke down in Hammond, IN tonight.

Rick Brink
507-990-0919
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 03-23-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By rick87fc35
Hi Mike - Thanks for the re-assurance that it is...

Hi Mike - Thanks for the re-assurance that it is ok.

I had an oil leak last fall when I first noticed those. Thought it might be an oil pan gasket but ended up having a rear main seal done. ...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 03-23-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By rick87fc35
3208 - are these openings normal?

Looking from under the engine, towards the back. Is it normal to have these two large bolt openings, or is there supposed to be something here? You can see right up into the flywheel area through...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-12-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By rick87fc35
ok under better light, here is what I have: ...

ok under better light, here is what I have:
black #18 on left terminal, also crimped together with a red that daisy chains around to other various unrelated terminals on the board

black #4 on...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-12-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By rick87fc35
87FC ZF Power/Econ Switch Wiring

Would someone be willing to post a picture or describe the wiring on the bottom of the ZF Power/Econ Switch? I think mine got wired up wrong the last time the panel was opened. I have a three...
Forum: General 08-19-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 8,542
Posted By rick87fc35
The alarm clock has been working great since...

The alarm clock has been working great since fixing it. Last weekend I also added a few heat sinks to the power regulator that failed, to hopefully keep the newer one a little cooler. I attached a...
Forum: General 08-01-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 8,542
Posted By rick87fc35
Bedroom Alarm Clock Fixed!

Good News! I was able to fix the bedroom alarm clock by replacing the voltage regulator, LM317. You can get a 10 pack of these on amazon for under $6, or find them on ebay, digikey, etc.

Just...
Forum: General 07-10-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 8,542
Posted By rick87fc35
Here are some pictures of the bedroom alarm clock...

Here are some pictures of the bedroom alarm clock on our 87FC that I am trying to replace / fix.
Forum: General 07-06-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 8,542
Posted By rick87fc35
The one on ebay is not the bedroom alarm clock,...

The one on ebay is not the bedroom alarm clock, but the dash clock/timer.
Forum: General 06-25-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 8,542
Posted By rick87fc35
I'd be interested in the bedroom alarm clock,...

I'd be interested in the bedroom alarm clock, PMMI P/N 10340R2, if someone has a source or is rebuilding them. Mine just died this week, and I've checked with Parliament, Holland Motor Homes, and...
Forum: Electrical 09-11-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 19,320
Posted By rick87fc35
They are both heat tape.

They are both heat tape.
Forum: Vehicle Issues 08-21-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 11,724
Posted By rick87fc35
The CAT shop got back to me. When they explained...

The CAT shop got back to me. When they explained the symptoms to their fuel pump specialist in Minneapolis, he said the likely cause is the 3 springs in the governor housing, that's usually what...
Forum: Electrical 08-21-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 19,320
Posted By rick87fc35
In my 87FC there was a plug for heat tape that I...

In my 87FC there was a plug for heat tape that I unplugged underneath the bathroom sink area, inside the bottom door on the right side, there was another access door with an outlet behind it, which...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 08-20-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 11,724
Posted By rick87fc35
Hi Mike, I'm at 156k miles. I'm bracing. ...

Hi Mike,

I'm at 156k miles. I'm bracing. Is there a definitive way to tell if it is the fuel injection pump is causing the problem I am seeing, or is it just a matter of eliminating everything...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 08-20-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 11,724
Posted By rick87fc35
When I went out west last month (MN, SD, WY, MT,...

When I went out west last month (MN, SD, WY, MT, ND), everywhere I fueled up, the pumps had 5%-20% biodiesel. Unfortunately, I think avoiding bio-diesel is not going to be practical, especially...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 08-20-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 11,724
Posted By rick87fc35
I only took on 70 gallons to top it off. I've...

I only took on 70 gallons to top it off. I've filled up numerous times in the last two years without incident, including a 3000 trip out west last month. I've used BioBor several times and never...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 08-18-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 11,724
Posted By rick87fc35
It has been over 10,000 miles and 2 years, so I...

It has been over 10,000 miles and 2 years, so I thought this problem was solved, but it has reared it's ugly head again - stalled and stranded at a stoplight in town. Just at the end of a couple...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 11-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,751
Posted By rick87fc35
Scotty, Here are a few photos of our remade...

Scotty,

Here are a few photos of our remade dinette. The Corian was changed out when making the convertible table/bed to a lighter material. A standard RV table leg was used. There is a lip on...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 11-15-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,751
Posted By rick87fc35
I can get you pics of mine later when I am near...

I can get you pics of mine later when I am near the Bluebird.
Forum: Vehicle Issues 07-17-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By rick87fc35
Thanks Tim. I agree I didn't used to get the...

Thanks Tim.

I agree I didn't used to get the alarm at low Oil Pressure PSI either.
With only Oil Pressure and Coolant level involved with the engine alarm system, I am left guessing it is...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 07-17-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By rick87fc35
The Alarm goes off at highway speed when letting...

The Alarm goes off at highway speed when letting off throttle, I don't think the Oil Pressure gauge ever shows a drop (runs around 60).

At idle, the Oil pressure gauge sometimes shows low...
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