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Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By kunzelj
New Ramco's are the best! Shane has very shiny...

New Ramco's are the best! Shane has very shiny mirrors on his bus as I recall from Q.

Leave the west coast mirrors on the grain truck!
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By kunzelj
I love west coast mirrors :D

I love west coast mirrors :D
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By kunzelj
I always wondered what that thing was. What did...

I always wondered what that thing was. What did you use for a cover?

I've done yoga in that position many times as well!
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,497
Posted By kunzelj
Bill, You have a new engine in your bus,...

Bill,

You have a new engine in your bus, no? Air or fuel filter plugged? Facet fuel pump working?
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,069
Posted By kunzelj
My '82 had a very similar problem. Newly rebuilt...

My '82 had a very similar problem. Newly rebuilt alternator, new batteries, clean battery cables. I never did solve it :(

Voltmeter would run at 12.1V. Telma was very weak. Always started...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By kunzelj
It's such an important part of the daily air...

It's such an important part of the daily air brake check - air up the bus, shut off engine, apply the service brake and ensure air pressure does not drop anymore than a few PSI and holds steady. ...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kunzelj
There will also be a pilot control valve -...

There will also be a pilot control valve - Williams WM147P that controls the air dump. It's probably stuck. Did you cycle the air suspension dump several times?

A diagram for other years will be...
Forum: Transmission 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By kunzelj
On the ZF it will delay the upshift and advance...

On the ZF it will delay the upshift and advance the downshift.

I prefer economy over the power setting as it accelerates very nicely holding it at 2000rpm. In power it likes to shift at much...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By kunzelj
Did you happen to leave the water purge switch...

Did you happen to leave the water purge switch on?

Air gauge would be sitting at 60psi in this case.
Forum: General 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By kunzelj
I generally try to replace those $32 parts prior...

I generally try to replace those $32 parts prior to going on a trip. I keep very few spare parts on board. A water pump? Why not just replace it if you think it will fail? Would a person change a...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,969
Posted By kunzelj
This might be that bus.... ...

This might be that bus....

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Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By kunzelj
I agree that FC prices are going up. Keeping...

I agree that FC prices are going up. Keeping your coach in original and carefully modified condition will ensure it remains desirable even if you have no intentions of selling. Those turning their...
Forum: General 03-02-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By kunzelj
Does Rare Bird have a generator? (I'm probably...

Does Rare Bird have a generator? (I'm probably off-topic)

What a strange little bus :D
Forum: Vehicle Issues 02-26-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 2,456
Posted By kunzelj
This is a good example and as mentioned above,...

This is a good example and as mentioned above, good predictive maintenance to have this replaced when a person has a time and the element of choice. I am going to replace the idler on mine this...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 02-23-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By kunzelj
If a campsite was that unlevel, I would move to a...

If a campsite was that unlevel, I would move to a different spot. I use my leveling jacks but only for minor adjustments. All 4 wheels stay on the ground and most of the weight stays on the wheels....
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 02-23-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By kunzelj
I would not trust the gauge either. I had my oil...

I would not trust the gauge either. I had my oil pressure tested at a shop with a proper gauge and it was different (higher at idle, and about the same at higher RPM). There is an oil pressure...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 02-23-2020
Replies: 25
Views: 722
Posted By kunzelj
I stand corrected on that. I recall someone...

I stand corrected on that. I recall someone posting about oil dripping from the dashboard for the oil pressure gauge so that pressure switch could be up in the dash board. I can add that to a list...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 02-22-2020
Replies: 25
Views: 722
Posted By kunzelj
There is a lot of focus here on the facet pump...

There is a lot of focus here on the facet pump which was only added in 1983. Previous models relied solely on the mechanic lift pump in the injection pump. This was a very poor setup for a...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 02-18-2020
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By kunzelj
Maybe I am wrong but I don't think 3208's have a...

Maybe I am wrong but I don't think 3208's have a waste-gated turbo on any model. Marcelino will correct me if this is true or not.
Forum: Blue Bird Models and Blue Bird History 02-18-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By kunzelj
I know they were sold through dealers. Mine came...

I know they were sold through dealers. Mine came from Buddy Gregg.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 02-18-2020
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By kunzelj
To confirm, you said your bus will only go 45MPH?...

To confirm, you said your bus will only go 45MPH? What were the RPM's at this speed?

The 3208 is slow by today's standards as already mentioned. Fuel filter and air filter would be two things...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 02-18-2020
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By kunzelj
I actually have the Roadmaster Guardian which I...

I actually have the Roadmaster Guardian which I guess is similar to the Blue Ox product. I like it. Bought it used from another wogger for 150 loonies, which is really all it's worth being just a...
Forum: Electrical 02-17-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By kunzelj
I did not say it was the best design and nor did...

I did not say it was the best design and nor did I say it was a poor design. I see in your diagram that you have separated two of the six batteries with a solenoid. That would protect two of the...
Forum: Electrical 02-16-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By kunzelj
Mine too are all tied together and it works well....

Mine too are all tied together and it works well. If the batteries ever are low, I can start the generator first which I usually do anyway instead of making the alternator work hard to charge up 6...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 02-12-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 8,222
Posted By kunzelj
Highly unlikely to be the parking brake maxi...

Highly unlikely to be the parking brake maxi button. If your coach is only building to 25psi, this would suggest a major air leak in the system... possibly in the compressor, main line, air dryer or...
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