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Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 372
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 383
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) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 8,826
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4,352
Views: 518,698
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 760
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 210
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By lucaswillemse
Interior heights WB 42

Our 95 WB 42 measures 6' 6" to 6' 5" under the AC air intake.
Forum: Transmission 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 199
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) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 8,826
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. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 324
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 545
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) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 8,826
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 542
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 547
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,955
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 905
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 905
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: 1,302
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...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 12-10-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 5,524
Posted By lucaswillemse
Good Ole Bird

Congratulations, we had her for 14 years she is a Good Ole Bird.
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 11-25-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,844
Posted By lucaswillemse
1980 FC w/250 turbo in AZ

Yes it is from a tow truck application. It worked great, I could back into a space with the car on the carrier the same as a regular trailer. The picture was taken before the bumper was reinstalled....
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 11-24-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,844
Posted By lucaswillemse
1980 FC w/250 turbo in AZ

There is a difference, an air ride is smoother and it handles the different weight distribution easily adjusting for full tanks, but a big bump still is a big bump with both suspensions, I have...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 11-24-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,844
Posted By lucaswillemse
1980 FC w/250 turbo in AZ

The coach was sold and registered in 1980, but it was build in 1979 and is a springer. As I raise and block our WB 95 before getting under it I often remember how much easier and safer the "Good Ole...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 11-23-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,844
Posted By lucaswillemse
1980 FC w/250 turbo in AZ

I owned this coach until two years ago. I did the upgrades with the 250 Turbo, two-speed axle, car carrier lift and Telma retarder. After I sold the coach the interior was completely upgraded and...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 11-16-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 5,389
Posted By lucaswillemse
Removing ice maker

Mike I seem to remember that there was at least one screw from under the sink thru the bulkhead into the base of the ice maker, You need a bright light to see it. I believe it is near the bottom.
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 11-16-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 8,826
Posted By lucaswillemse
Allison mod at Q?

Thanks, Curt I will contact them Monday. My search did not find them in Phoenix.
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