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Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 1 Day Ago
Replies: 153
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Posted By MRPutz
Good point Mike. This was all taken apart when...

Good point Mike. This was all taken apart when they rebuilt the fuel pump a few years ago and the bus sat several years since. So I have not seen the original setup. When I compare it to my 78...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By MRPutz
Thanx Gene, I'll be looking at that soon. ...

Thanx Gene, I'll be looking at that soon.



Yup, as long as I can weld it and then put it in place I should be good. But if I have to weld it vertical in the bus.. could be an issue for me.

...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 1 Day Ago
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
yes, all the shift points seem high to me and it...

yes, all the shift points seem high to me and it seems to shift only under full throttle/high rpm? :confused:
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Day Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By MRPutz
I LOVE West Coast mirrors! They actually work! ...

I LOVE West Coast mirrors! They actually work! These small mirrors on the FC's are terrible. Good thing is if you haven't used West Coast mirrors then you don't know any better. They try to add...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 1 Day Ago
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
Nope, looks dry Jeff. ;)

Nope, looks dry Jeff. ;)
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
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Posted By MRPutz
Thanx Marcelino, I found injectors here at our...

Thanx Marcelino, I found injectors here at our local CAT dealer. You cannot buy new injectors for these anymore, they are all refurbished now. Here at CAT they are running just under $100 each for...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By MRPutz
Video??? Picture this.. an old man trying to...

Video??? Picture this.. an old man trying to drive a bus down the highway and trying to write down mph, rpm, and 2 pressure readings from gauges on the dash and on the engine all during the shift...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By MRPutz
Thanx again Lucas for all your help! I think I...

Thanx again Lucas for all your help! I think I will add temp gauge to the tranny. I've never had one on any of my older FC's, not sure when they started adding those?
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 2 Days Ago
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
Thanx Guys! I'll move one of the pressure...

Thanx Guys!
I'll move one of the pressure gauges to the lockup pressure tap and see what i find. ;) All good helpful info.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By MRPutz
It's Alive!

It's Alive!

Well I finally got a little time to work on the other FC and check the donor engine for operation. After many failed stupid attempts I finally got it right and found some good news. ...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 2 Days Ago
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
OK.. been a while so thought an update was due. ...

OK.. been a while so thought an update was due.

I did the reverse test and it performs flawlessly in reverse. I then had some high pressure lines made and attached 2 gauges to watch the Governor...
Forum: Electrical 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By MRPutz
I've watched a lot of his videos with mixed...

I've watched a lot of his videos with mixed feelings. After a while I find myself getting anxious to change the channel. But then I realized, this is just a younger version of "Sheldon" from the...
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 03-03-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By MRPutz
Randy, sent a test email just now. Please copy...

Randy, sent a test email just now. Please copy the error you get so I can send it to Cox cable. :(
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 03-02-2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1,968
Posted By MRPutz
That's just sad.... eyes tearing... :(

That's just sad.... eyes tearing... :(
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 03-02-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By MRPutz
Had a great time at Picacho Peak and the turnout...

Had a great time at Picacho Peak and the turnout was great!


We had 9 spots reserved, 6 busses, 3 SOB's, and 18 campers and 2 party crashers! We had a surprise visit from Jim and Barb Lehman! ...
Forum: Electrical 02-17-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By MRPutz
Darryl, here's what I did. (same concept Mike...

Darryl, here's what I did. (same concept Mike stated) I put in the solenoid you mentioned to avoid the voltage drop on a diode isolator. When starting all batteries are in the circuit. The...
Forum: Electrical 02-17-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By MRPutz
Too funny... you defend the poor design and say...

Too funny... you defend the poor design and say it works well then tell us how you deal with the poor design to protect the dead batteries and alternator.

Since I've separated my banks (many years...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-17-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
Tested reverse and it works fine, no slipping. ...

Tested reverse and it works fine, no slipping. Didn't work on the tranny this weekend. I removed the dash, installed the new tach, and replaced all the bulbs. I added a relay to the head lights to...
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 02-11-2020
Replies: 24
Views: 3,184
Posted By MRPutz
David, at the show A&B Propane will be available...

David, at the show A&B Propane will be available for any needs. Call for appt at 928.854.4099



Man, We should have been in marketing! :D
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 02-11-2020
Replies: 24
Views: 3,184
Posted By MRPutz
Not to my knowledge. They offer services to...

Not to my knowledge. They offer services to bring you water and/or pump out your tanks. All that info will be in your Welcome Package when you arrive.

if needed then you need to call Jack Pots...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-11-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
I'll try that tomorrow. ;)

I'll try that tomorrow. ;)
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-11-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
Thanx for the clarification. So I added that...

Thanx for the clarification. So I added that spring I found to the tranny throttle cable. I found the governor screen, it turns out to be a small barrel filter so will have to get one. it looked...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-10-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
Jeff, just an FYI... When I dropped the pan you...

Jeff, just an FYI... When I dropped the pan you can see the shift linkage detente inside the tranny. So very easy to adjust the external linkage to match the internal detente. so if you fluid...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-10-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
Yea that's not happening. Throttle cable seems...

Yea that's not happening. Throttle cable seems to just float with that long slot. While studying it closely I found a long spring laying down between the head and pump. Not sure it was for the...
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-10-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,772
Posted By MRPutz
OK.. this is getting old.. I removed the pan...

OK.. this is getting old..

I removed the pan & filters and didn't find any metal particles and very little sediment on the magnets from the clutches. so that's the good news. I changed the...
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