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Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Virtue22
WINNER WINNER chicken dinner!!! That was...

WINNER WINNER chicken dinner!!!

That was exactly the problem, ING wire running through a multi-pin connector.
...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 6 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,523
Posted By Virtue22
Dave, I know it's been a couple of years since...

Dave, I know it's been a couple of years since you've been in my '77, but this one has the same setup, it all fits with room to spare!!

31' is small for a Wanderlodge but my family thinks it's...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,523
Posted By Virtue22
My wife said buy!! She likes the twins in the...

My wife said buy!! She likes the twins in the rear, but I think you're right Al...too much work to make it right and I already have everything this bus needs done (to include a tall gear in the...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Virtue22
Yes, however the switch is working as designed....

Yes, however the switch is working as designed. It takes 12V from the BATT and supplies the ignition and ACC side as well as the starter when selected. I also swapped in a known good switch and it...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Virtue22
'77 Ignition problems - Help Appreciated

Well, I need a little help as I must be missing something simple:rolleyes:.

Last week I was driving and it began to rain. I turned on windshield wipers and also had L & R blowers, CC,...
Forum: Catastrophes, Fires, Flood, Accidents, etc... 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 2,211
Posted By Virtue22
If this question is directed at me, I found the...

If this question is directed at me, I found the Batt terminal burned on the back of the ignition switch (that was the burning smell) and figured the switch was done. I’m guessing I was asking too...
Forum: Catastrophes, Fires, Flood, Accidents, etc... 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 2,211
Posted By Virtue22
I just found myself on the side of the road...

I just found myself on the side of the road yesterday, Interstate 16 in the rain. Engine died with a strong burning smell coming from behind the dash. I was lucky enough to make it (coasting) to...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Virtue22
Thanks, everyone. I agree that the slack...

Thanks, everyone.

I agree that the slack adjuster is not the source of the vibration but it was the source of the slight thumping I heard at 65mph (sounded like a little man with a tiny rubber...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 05-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Virtue22
I found the recommended “end play,” which should...

I found the recommended “end play,” which should be between .005- and .025-inch. I'll measure and shim if necessary.



I agree Randy, I've done a bit of research and it does not look too...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 05-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Virtue22
Thanks, a shim would make sense. I was just not...

Thanks, a shim would make sense. I was just not seeing any "adjustment" as far as a bolt but need to look closer for a snap ring. I do understand air brakes are a life or death deal and would not...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 05-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Virtue22
Slack Adjuster on '77FC

As I was looking for a source of a vibration noise (sometimes happens around 60-67MPH) I found my front left (drivers/road-side) slack adjuster has a fair amount of horizontal play on its shaft. I...
Forum: Electrical 05-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 4,712
Posted By Virtue22
If anything, this was a good thread to "bring...

If anything, this was a good thread to "bring back from the dead." I re-read it (read it a while back and has good info) it's just missing the lithium component. I currently have lead acid but...
Forum: Under The Awning 05-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Virtue22
NOPE

NOPE
Forum: Under The Awning 04-17-2019
Replies: 4,103
Views: 463,830
Posted By Virtue22
Replaced faulty ignition switch, luckily I had a...

Replaced faulty ignition switch, luckily I had a spare I picked up at the WOG Flee Market last Oct. I think it was Randy S. that was selling it, looks like I'll have to find a new "spare" ignition...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 04-17-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By Virtue22
Perfect, I'll find it in the stripped down...

Perfect, I'll find it in the stripped down '78...nothing in it except wires, pipes, and insulation.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 04-17-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By Virtue22
Clint, I'm looking to figure out where the main...

Clint, I'm looking to figure out where the main feed terminates. Funny how your drivers side wiper swing panel does not look like mine because my overhead electrical "mess" does not look like yours....
Forum: Under The Awning 04-17-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Virtue22
We're getting ready to hit the road for spring...

We're getting ready to hit the road for spring break, but once the kids are out for the summer we'll be headed out west!! I'll take ten days for now though.
...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 04-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,388
Posted By Virtue22
Here is a pic of the driver side wiper swing door...

Here is a pic of the driver side wiper swing door on my '77, in case you haven't had a chance to open yours up Clint.

Notice how clean and organized everything is, very much like your illustration...
Forum: !!!ALERT!!! MUST DO MECHANICAL ITEMS FOR YOUR 'BIRD!! 04-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Virtue22
Yes, pictures would help as I am not aware of a...

Yes, pictures would help as I am not aware of a "rear filter" on my '77. Does it happen to be in your propane bay? I'm thinking perhaps a PO installed a Racor filter similar to later model FC's?
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 04-10-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Virtue22
If it helps, on my '77 I DO NOT experience a...

If it helps, on my '77 I DO NOT experience a backflow issue when disconnecting either shore or fresh water fill.

I've also never experienced an issue when my pump is dry, it always primes without...
Forum: Coaches Wanted 03-26-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Virtue22
I think Mike Putz put it best a few years ago...

I think Mike Putz put it best a few years ago when discussing this era of coach in this thread: (https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16362&highlight=1977) Post #10


1)...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 03-06-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,666
Posted By Virtue22
I love it, I'm sure the sellers are happier too. ...

I love it, I'm sure the sellers are happier too.

I'm also surprised that 79 FC31 is still up for sale...I gave that one a week when it originally posted.
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 03-01-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 6,715
Posted By Virtue22
This was posted in “Coaches for sale by WOG...

This was posted in “Coaches for sale by WOG members”

Sounds about right to me ;)

Randy does provide a great service on BBBB by posting the pictures, listing what has been done, and most...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 02-18-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Virtue22
Take a look at this thread...

Take a look at this thread (https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3366), a lot of good info on your air compressor filter...(thank's go toMr. John Finn).
...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 02-11-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Virtue22
Thanks Mike, applied lots of wire wheel then...

Thanks Mike, applied lots of wire wheel then applied exhaust cement per your suggestion. Headed out on a short trip Wednesday, will report results when we get back home.

Thanks for the help,...
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