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Forum: New Members 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 2,536
Posted By MRPutz
Hey Will, Yea looks like a mess but actually...

Hey Will,

Yea looks like a mess but actually I gutted under my bus to fix some things I didn't like so although terribly implemented this could turn out to be a blessing for you. Here's some...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By MRPutz
I just replaced some in my 83FC35 and found these...

I just replaced some in my 83FC35 and found these are direct replacements, they are on Amazon.. ;)

Suspa C16-03795 C1603795 12" Gas Prop, Quantity (2), Force is 24 Lbs Per Prop and Force Per Set...
Forum: Tool Tips 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 200
Posted By MRPutz
I'd be a little hesitant to free hand grinding on...

I'd be a little hesitant to free hand grinding on a machine surface. Where you able to test flatness with a straight edge? Turn out ok?
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 523
Posted By MRPutz
Thanx Jeff, very educational. ;) When I...

Thanx Jeff, very educational. ;)

When I looked over your site I could not find the install video? Now curious what else I may be missing? :confused:

Did the drag link rebuild make any...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By MRPutz
Those look pretty good according to my records. ...

Those look pretty good according to my records. But before you purchase do the following;

Pay attention to the adjustment position on the Alternator adjustment nut and see if that's ok or if you...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By MRPutz
Yea those old thermostatic fan clutches were a...

Yea those old thermostatic fan clutches were a PITA trying to remove. The bolts are recessed where you cannot get anything on them? On top of that those 5-bladed fans didn't push enough air. I...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By MRPutz
Thanx.. link updated

Thanx.. link updated
Forum: Vendors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By MRPutz
Yes... it gets so hot you can't leave your tools...

Yes... it gets so hot you can't leave your tools in the sun otherwise you'll get burned if you touch them. same for the coach roof top, solar panels, etc..



Agreed. The issue is most people...
Forum: Vendors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By MRPutz
Apparently you haven't lived in Arizona with the...

Apparently you haven't lived in Arizona with the 115 degree "dry" heat? :D
Also much better to design, plan, and purchase the right stuff up front rather than having to purchase everything again...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By MRPutz
Bump - looking for new stories

Hello All,

I started monitoring tire stories over the years and keep track of performance (failures). Here's a new story posted by Doug Spangler of Marshall, Wisconsin.

Apparently Goodyear...
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By MRPutz
As I've stated several times... NO Goodyear...

As I've stated several times...

NO Goodyear - Dunlop - Kelly (splits, runs hotter, etc)

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31044&highlight=Goodyear
Post #17
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Forum: AZ Hot Birds 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By MRPutz
Looks like we only have 4 spaces for 2023. ...

Looks like we only have 4 spaces for 2023.
There's 2 spaces left that they are trying to hold for us but not sure how long they can do that? If interested in the Western Winter Blast Fireworks now...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By MRPutz
yea.. I'm too far away to make it work. BUT -...

yea.. I'm too far away to make it work.
BUT - would be great for anyone closer! Even if you only used the top & bottom caps with a new radiator core!
I did that on my '78 and the new core design...
Forum: Under The Awning 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By MRPutz
Updates ...

Updates

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/parker-az/richard-paterson-10769847


Funeral Service
MONDAY, JUNE 06, 2022 @ 9:00 am
PARKER FUNERAL HOME
1704 S Ocotillo Ave
Parker,...
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 05-29-2022
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By MRPutz
Update from Sandi

Hi Mike,
The new website for registering to camp has now opened. Just to let you know, the 3 spaces next to the AZ HOT BIRDS are still open. If you have 3 more people that want to camp with...
Forum: Under The Awning 05-29-2022
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By MRPutz
Rick Paterson has passed away

I was just informed Rick Paterson has passed.
He was in a car accident and didn't survive.

I don't have any other info at this time but found this;...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 05-17-2022
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By MRPutz
Personally I wouldn't follow a 26 year old tag...

Personally I wouldn't follow a 26 year old tag (45yr old for my bus) that shows tire air pressures. I'd follow the tire manufactures guide as the technology has changed so much over the years.

In...
Forum: Electrical 05-17-2022
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By MRPutz
These fit fine - Trojan T-105 6v 225ah The...

These fit fine - Trojan T-105 6v 225ah
The dimensions are 10-3/8L x 7-1/8W x 10-7/8H
The battery group is called GC2
Forum: COACH PARTS INC. RV PARTS & ACCESSORIES 05-17-2022
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By MRPutz
78FC35 - CAT3208 - na210hp Fuel Filter ...

78FC35 - CAT3208 - na210hp

Fuel Filter
Napa Gold 3405
WIX 33405

Oil Filter
Napa Gold 1261
WIX 51261
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 05-16-2022
Replies: 55
Views: 2,452
Posted By MRPutz
Great job troubleshooting and doing on the road...

Great job troubleshooting and doing on the road repairs!
Also, welcome to the non-aneroid club! :D

Bus runs great without and still passes the strict emissions tests here in Maricopa county in...
Forum: Electrical 05-10-2022
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By MRPutz
Yup..if you do the math a 3000 watt inverter will...

Yup..if you do the math a 3000 watt inverter will draw 3000/12=250 amps. so they're typically fused at 300 amps so the inverter can draw full power without blowing fuses. But, always size to the...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 05-09-2022
Replies: 323
Views: 23,348
Posted By MRPutz
Never ending story

So while trying to get away for the weekend I found a crack in the front drivers side wheel. Crack goes from stud hole to stud hole. Was not able to get another wheel quickly so stole one from the...
Forum: Electrical 05-09-2022
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By MRPutz
My new system has 250 amp breakers on each...

My new system has 250 amp breakers on each lithium battery wired in parallel. Then I have a 300 amp fuse after those between the batteries and the inverter. Technically the BMS should prevent any...
Forum: How to properly tow your 'Bird 05-09-2022
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By MRPutz
More Towing Fun... Oh Joy....

Well, finally got the old 83FC35 running good and took it on a test trip to Parker, AZ without issue. Now it was time to hit the big mountains and dry camp to check out the new Lithium setup.
...
Forum: Under The Awning 05-04-2022
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By MRPutz
Rick Paterson - needs some positive vibes

Hey Everyone,

I just heard Rick Paterson is going through some tough times and could sure use some cheering up. I don't know all the issues but he did get covid, has some complications, a...
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