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Forum: Electrical 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,047
Posted By lucaswillemse
More info on light problem

CB58 had 2 wires on it both green small #16 or 18 gauge. When one was disconnected it stopped feeding back 8 volts to K41 relay and this stopped the dash gauge lights, running lights, front parking...
Forum: BMC (Bluebird Motor Coach Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,543
Posted By lucaswillemse
No start

Do BMC coaches have an A/T Switch?
Forum: Under The Awning 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,386
Views: 526,097
Posted By lucaswillemse
Vise installation

Saw the vise installation during the tech talk walkaround in Quartzite and copied it. My installation is the left image.
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 1 Week Ago
Replies: 140
Views: 8,370
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission Oil

Delo or Shell should do the same. Where is the power steering leaking? Is it on top of the steering box?. The seal there is easily replaced and that is where mine was leaking. There are numerous...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 1 Week Ago
Replies: 140
Views: 8,370
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission Oil

After I had my transmission on the FC rebuild they recommended 15-40 motor oil. I ran Delo 15-40 the same as the engine and did not have problems. My transmission always went 1st, 2nd, 2nd lockup,...
Forum: Electrical 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,047
Posted By lucaswillemse
Light switch

Shahin, i think the switch you need is the one with the tabs for mounting, I looked at the picture of the switch you have and it does not have the tabs. You may be able to use the tabs of the old...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By lucaswillemse
Tires in Southern Cal

I used Canyon Tire Sales, they have places in Corona, South Gate and Fontana. I liked them because they were the first Truck tire dealer I have used that used a torque wrench on the wheel lug nuts...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By lucaswillemse
Aqua Hot Coolant

The original Aqua Hot had the hot water coil on the outside of the tank and had a pressure cap on the system. The replacement Aqua Hot tank from John Carrillo Hydronic Heating has the heating coil...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By lucaswillemse
Rock guard

On our FC we had this type and we never had a damage problem on our toad.
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Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 11,388
Posted By lucaswillemse
87 FC35

We will all congratulate you on the purchase and welcome you to WOG. You will also gets lots off information helping you with owning a Blue Bird. Look forward to meeting you this week.
Forum: Under The Awning 01-13-2020
Replies: 4,386
Views: 526,097
Posted By lucaswillemse
Air dryer

Used my new ramps to raise the coach 7 7/8" and changed the air dryer. With the coach in the air it was easy. Bought a remanufactured AD-9 unit from NAPA, they had it in stock part# 109685X It was...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 01-13-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By lucaswillemse
Sleeves

Good Ole Bird, the engine in your coach was sleeved when it was rebuild. Hope you trip home went well.
Forum: General 01-09-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By lucaswillemse
Interior heights WB 42

6' 6" is the height in the center of the coach without the AC, The AC is a ducted system so the air intake only really holds the filter,
Forum: General 01-09-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By lucaswillemse
Interior heights WB 42

Our 95 WB 42 measures 6' 6" to 6' 5" under the AC air intake.
Forum: Transmission 01-08-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By lucaswillemse
Alison 4060 Transmission modification

I followed up with W.W.Wiliams in Phoenix and they can do the Alison Mod to stop the downshift to 4th gear when using the jake brake. Their cost is $215.00 per unit. However their charge for portal...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 01-08-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 11,388
Posted By lucaswillemse
Allison mod at Q?

I followed up with W.W.Wiliams in Phoenix and they can do the Alison Mod to stop the downshift to 4th gear when using the jake brake. Their cost is $215.00 per unit. However their charge for portal...
Forum: Towbars, Hitches and Braking Systems for your Toads, etc. 01-06-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By lucaswillemse
Keeping a Toad Clean questions

You could also name your coach "The Dirty Bird" Leaking oil was the reason for this Blue Bird name.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 01-06-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By lucaswillemse
Engine Shut off

I had a similar problem with our FC. If you have a single wire fuel solenoid it depends on the mount to the pump for the DC ground. I had problem where the solenoid became loose on the mounting plate...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 01-02-2020
Replies: 79
Views: 11,388
Posted By lucaswillemse
Our first Q at the first Q

I have attached a picture of Good Ole Bird at our first and the first Q Rally. We did not even have a Toad at that time and carried our bicycles. We should be there on the 15th.
Forum: Transmission 01-01-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By lucaswillemse
Continuous chime from shift pad

If you need the shift pad repaired I used this company last year when it became almost impossible to get some of the buttons to work. They charge $500 plus a refundable $150 that is refunded when the...
Forum: Under The Awning 01-01-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By lucaswillemse
Brake or Jake Your Call

From the smoke coming from the truck it appears he lost his air and the spring brakes came on. This will not stop the truck or a Blue Bird coach coming down a steep road. We experienced this once and...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 12-20-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 3,278
Posted By lucaswillemse
White smoke

We just had a major white smoke issue with our Aqua Hot. Turned out to be the nozzle, it appeared to have a varnish like deposit on the nozzle that would definitely have interfered with the fuel...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 12-16-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By lucaswillemse
Wrist pin

The work was done by an Caterpillar mechanic with me as a helper. The rod, piston, rings, gaskets, wrist pin and bushing were replaced with cat house parts. The surprise was Caterpillar gave a refund...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 12-16-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By lucaswillemse
Good Ole Bird

The mileage on the coach was just under 108000 when I sold it.
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 12-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,357
Posted By lucaswillemse
2 Speed Axle

Good Ole Bird, I Private Mailed you my contact info. The 2 speed works great but you have to remember some important operational procedures unless you have experience shifting and driving with a 2...
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