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Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By 1984Lodge
The issue I have with Cat is not how well they...

The issue I have with Cat is not how well they operate, but when you have to deal with Cat for anything.. price and attitude.. there are some good Cat dealers out there, but not in my neck of the...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By 1984Lodge
Good to know.. thanks for the info!

Good to know.. thanks for the info!
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By 1984Lodge
No, I would guess up to a certain year they were...

No, I would guess up to a certain year they were Detroit Series 60, that is what I am after. Maybe Randy can tell us when they went to Cat's.. I thought they were mainly Cats in the 450's..
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By 1984Lodge
Do you know if this had a dust cover? not sure if...

Do you know if this had a dust cover? not sure if I have seen a dust boot on the pitman arm shaft before. Can you get a picture further back of this entire gearbox? Hard to tell anything from the...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By 1984Lodge
Those would be nice, too bad this one does not...

Those would be nice, too bad this one does not have them..
Thanks for the info, kinda figured it was a Cat too.
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By 1984Lodge
At first I was thinking I like this bus, but then...

At first I was thinking I like this bus, but then alas I recognized no goat rails.. deal breaker for me, looks weird without goat rails, you can see all the stuff on the roof. The other thing is that...
Forum: Generators 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By 1984Lodge
Check the evaporator (indoor coil) and make sure...

Check the evaporator (indoor coil) and make sure its not freezing up.. sounds weird in the heat, but it happens and then the compressor has a hard time starting. Usually need to check the filters and...
Forum: BMC (Bluebird Motor Coach Unique Issues) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By 1984Lodge
Definitely a couple of great points made, Randy...

Definitely a couple of great points made, Randy is right.. what has been done to this bus? Work just completed? Someone may have accidentally contaminated the cooling system. I would clean it up and...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By 1984Lodge
Yea Dennis I agree with Jim, probably not going...

Yea Dennis I agree with Jim, probably not going to find service kits for those pumps.. they are throw away. I ended up changing my pump to a shallow well pump that runs off 120v.. It makes using the...
Forum: Under The Awning 5 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,740
Posted By 1984Lodge
Here is the next episode in the Cat V12 swap.. ...

Here is the next episode in the Cat V12 swap..

https://youtu.be/_2ZkG6BPbvo

Still not daunted.. :confused:
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 6 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 711
Posted By 1984Lodge
From what I know of turbos.. it takes special...

From what I know of turbos.. it takes special equipment to go through one properly.. balancing the wheels especially.. best off with replacement or having yours rebuilt. that’s most likely why you...
Forum: Engine 6 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By 1984Lodge
Good deal Pat, and yes I am very much looking...

Good deal Pat, and yes I am very much looking forward to meeting you at Pine Mountian.. too bad I am so dang busy here.. we are not that far away from each other..
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 6 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By 1984Lodge
Yup, Oshkosh is on my bucket list.. I have been...

Yup, Oshkosh is on my bucket list.. I have been to Sun N Fun here in Lakeland and that was great.. my buddy was able to get a spot with his Wanderlodge..
Forum: Engine 6 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By 1984Lodge
Hey I forgot you were helping out with this Pat.....

Hey I forgot you were helping out with this Pat.. I am sure you are on it, and he is in good hands!
Forum: General 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By 1984Lodge
I was just happy to see it on the track, but yea...

I was just happy to see it on the track, but yea you are right would have been cool to hear the musical horn too.. maybe NASCAR said no.. I forgot to play mine when I was doing the hill climb at Bus...
Forum: Engine 6 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By 1984Lodge
Agree manual states engine oil operating range...

Agree manual states engine oil operating range for most 6v92 and 8v92 turbocharged engines is 200-250 degrees F.

No worries about the side track, just wanted to make sure the original poster...
Forum: Engine 6 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By 1984Lodge
This is all great info, just to state this for...

This is all great info, just to state this for clarification the OP (original poster) of this thread has a Detroit 8v92 two stroke engine. I am sure Cat 3208 engines (4 stroke) are going to see...
Forum: General 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By 1984Lodge
I like to keep something in my tanks. The product...

I like to keep something in my tanks. The product I use for my tanks wants you to keep water in the tank every time you dump to help keep the good bacteria. I am using tank tech rx.. it works good...
Forum: Engine 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By 1984Lodge
My 6v92 runs 230 oil temp steady.. trying to...

My 6v92 runs 230 oil temp steady.. trying to figure out how your oil temp is getting up that high.. only thing I can think of is plugged oil cooler, or gauge is messed up..
Forum: General 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By 1984Lodge
What happened to the electric drapes? Mine has...

What happened to the electric drapes? Mine has the original electric drapes.. they work great.. new rubber wheels and they all work fine now. Had to put a new string on one of them when it broke.
Forum: Under The Awning 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,740
Posted By 1984Lodge
That would be cool.. apparently a few Eagle buses...

That would be cool.. apparently a few Eagle buses were fitted with Ford turbines.. unfortunately they were too fuel hungry so they pulled them and put diesels back in them..
Forum: Parts Wanted 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By 1984Lodge
Yes coils can definitely burn out.. then the...

Yes coils can definitely burn out.. then the sporlan will also not work and also never energize the coil when its not on the valve stem.. or remove from valve stem while its energized... easiest way...
Forum: Electrical 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By 1984Lodge
I do not recall any issues with slack.. but if...

I do not recall any issues with slack.. but if you do.. most of the back of the clearance lights are accessible from inside, you may have to remove a valance panel or remove the access panels in the...
Forum: Electrical 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By 1984Lodge
Joe, most likely the spring inside is rotted...

Joe, most likely the spring inside is rotted out.. I would replace the entire fixture. I replaced mine with LED fixtures that match. It’s truck lite 2675a for the amber lights.
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I know they...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By 1984Lodge
Thanks for the link, I had heard the same thing...

Thanks for the link, I had heard the same thing Randy and others said.. run away from the fuel pincher.. but did not know the reasons why exactly.. good article explains its short comings.
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