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Forum: Parts Wanted 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By NoGas
M380 Exhaust Project and Bird Grate

Agree with Randy. Looks like someone cut out the opening for ventilation. Just periodically check to make sure the insulation hasn’t pulled off the chase side walls or collapsed onto the hot parts....
Forum: Parts Wanted 1 Day Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By NoGas
Pic of M380 Bird Grate at Beginning of this Video

Bob

You’ve likely seen this but thought I’d throw it out anyway.

https://youtu.be/em5apEFKfP0

Eight years ago my coach came close to burning up on it’s maiden voyage from Salt Lake. This...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By NoGas
Very nice. People who have never done this type...

Very nice. People who have never done this type of project cannot understand how difficult and hard on your knees it is. Years ago I installed 2,400 sq ft of 3/4” Birch over 2 layers 1/2” ply & a...
Forum: General 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By NoGas
Hydraulic Fan Motor Leak

Someone on the WOG has fixed this. Did you do a search? Yes, it’s a hydraulic. Although my leak was at the other end of my M380 hyd system, they all operate basically the same. My engine driven...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By NoGas
You could easily go on some of the milder Q runs...

You could easily go on some of the milder Q runs As-Is no problem. Bypasses for most of the obstacles close to the Q circle exist, and you could/should use those escape paths with a "mostly stock"...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By NoGas
Jeeps (or SxS) at Q17?

Me too. Hey Brad, seen the latest Q Jeeping video (https://youtu.be/gQxQ2IVL3ZE
[/B])? I think you'll like it, even with that antique Andy's running ;) :D. Part 3 with the steep narrow ledge...
Forum: Under The Awning 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By NoGas
Older non-lithium Prius batts & oil burn - cheap fix & long story...

Old tech Nickel-Metal-Hydroxide cells used in pre-lithium Toyota Prius’s are different and MUCH cheaper to replace with aftermarket batteries. Recent story…

Wife has owned one since new in 2013...
Forum: Travel Tips - Fuel Prices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By NoGas
Compared to all the other Bird ownership costs, is $3/gal MORE this year a big deal?

Just one fuel tool in my bag. For our big 4 full month Summer loop, my most important tool is planning travel well in advance and staying at each stop for a couple weeks before hopping to the next NF...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 5,265
Posted By NoGas
Not an LX and a little late, but have you seen...

Not an LX and a little late, but have you seen this “old” thread?

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13474
Forum: Insurance, Vehicle & Towing, Taxes, and Lifestyle Costs 04-23-2022
Replies: 52
Views: 7,045
Posted By NoGas
Started with USAA on old SOB. But “new” bird...

Started with USAA on old SOB. But “new” bird coach in 2013 not grandfathered so USAA sub’d out to Progressive. Instead I went with BlueSky for a couple years until they jacked everything up horribly....
Forum: Under The Awning 04-18-2022
Replies: 32
Views: 902
Posted By NoGas
GPS did not cause this tragedy

It’s a sad story. However, you should NOT assume that this couple’s GPS led them down the wrong path. Despite how the YouTuber presented the story, I’m willing to bet that is NOT what happened. FYI -...
Forum: Under The Awning 04-15-2022
Replies: 26
Views: 809
Posted By NoGas
Oh No! Deeply shocked & saddened to hear this...

Oh No! Deeply shocked & saddened to hear this news. At this year's Q we all had fun with Luca's stool presentation (HERE (https://youtu.be/cBNwxSSqlCA) @ 6:35 min). For those that don't know him or...
Forum: Under The Awning 04-15-2022
Replies: 37
Views: 1,271
Posted By NoGas
Fastest & Best Built Coach Ever Made?

Just posted short video: https://youtu.be/hRV6AKB-wLo
Forum: Under The Awning 04-15-2022
Replies: 37
Views: 1,271
Posted By NoGas
Was the other also an FC? Maybe Dale's rocket...

Was the other also an FC? Maybe Dale's rocket powered '76 with his 6V92 and specially modified doghouse? :D

I'd challenge any Beaver owner's claim that his stick & plastic coach is as stable as...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 04-11-2022
Replies: 112
Views: 7,605
Posted By NoGas
Last Q16 Departing Coaches Video Posted on YT. Jeep’n with BadAndy to go…

Just published my last YT Q16 video… about the traditional departing coaches:

https://youtu.be/7LlyY5a0XBk

Sorry for the long delay in getting these out. Still have those post rally Jeeping...
Forum: General 04-07-2022
Replies: 9
Sticky: Visor Scare
Views: 415
Posted By NoGas
M380 Check Attachment of Electric Visors

Yikes! Immediately checked mine and found each of the 4 screws needed a snug down with hand Phillips screwdriver (not a power one!). Nothing that would’ve allowed what happened to Paul’s, but...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 03-30-2022
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By NoGas
Tank style WH works better with Solar

Also not what you’re looking for but…

On the M380, the electric part of the Hurricane was next to worthless when on-grid with FHU’s so I typically leave those breakers OFF. When we went...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2022
Replies: 54
Views: 1,515
Posted By NoGas
Choosing the right battery type - your needs may vary

If you read that entire All-Electric M380 thread you will see that I completely transformed my electricity hog M380 into one that’s comfortable staying off-grid indefinitely AND replaced the LP...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2022
Replies: 54
Views: 1,515
Posted By NoGas
Min Coach Battery Bank Requirements

Seth

1) If you’re cutting costs to the bone and NO off-grid boondocking is involved (ie strictly pedestal-to-pedestal), I see no reason why you couldn’t go to two or even one L-16 battery for the...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 03-26-2022
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By NoGas
1980’s PT with 2020’s Tech - Dan & Andy Talk Upgrades @ Q16

You all might enjoy my latest just-uploaded YT video posting: https://youtu.be/A8ZOvmIpxhQ
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 03-24-2022
Replies: 323
Views: 23,162
Posted By NoGas
You should change your tag line from “Burning Up...

You should change your tag line from “Burning Up in AZ” to “The Never Ending Story” or perhaps “She’s One Patient Woman” :rolleyes:. If you’d paid yourself even 1/2 shop rates your story is proof...
Forum: Highway, Road and Weather Forecast and Radar Conditions 03-23-2022
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By NoGas
Monument Valley

Before the View CG, Gouldings was the only game in town. Just above that CG, there’s a hike & arch with a nice view of the CG from above. Big name mesas in the distant Valley are just visible thru...
Forum: Highway, Road and Weather Forecast and Radar Conditions 03-20-2022
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By NoGas
If doing Utah 11 from the E to Zion/Springdale,...

If doing Utah 11 from the E to Zion/Springdale, make sure to plan for the infamous tunnel 7 mi to the East. There are height/width restrictions and an escort is required for large vehicle. Certainly...
Forum: Engine 03-19-2022
Replies: 103
Views: 10,875
Posted By NoGas
Blue Fire Digital Dash Design

Paul D - short answer is No. If you read the last page or so you will see that the BF adapter requires an OBDE port and all the data flows thru that to the BF. No OBD port = no BF. In general, late...
Forum: Highway, Road and Weather Forecast and Radar Conditions 03-18-2022
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By NoGas
Yes, SR64 East of the park to US89 is an easy run...

Yes, SR64 East of the park to US89 is an easy run for any Bird. Especially an FC eastbound ;), since you’ll be going down from 7,500’ to around 6,000’ elevation. Plan extra time to stop at view...
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