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Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Les Sonke
I tow an Avalanche loaded with tools. No...

I tow an Avalanche loaded with tools. No problems.

The bus is in beautiful condition. Somebody is gonna get a deal!
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 02-11-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By Les Sonke
I was going to try a vinyl “Chrome wrap”. I have...

I was going to try a vinyl “Chrome wrap”. I have seen a complete car done that looked pretty good so I might give it a try.
Forum: Places to Visit 02-11-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By Les Sonke
Wow. What a grand plan. Hope it works out for...

Wow. What a grand plan. Hope it works out for you both. Sounds like a great way to tour around Europe. Only question remains do you ship the bus back or sell it over there? Or let some Wanderlodge...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 02-04-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Les Sonke
Mine let go at the seam and also leaked at the...

Mine let go at the seam and also leaked at the hose neck connection. I was unable to find a replacement rad that would fit without modifications. Fortunately my town has a old school rad shop. He...
Forum: Under The Awning 01-28-2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1,100
Posted By Les Sonke
Happy Birthday Randy! Have a big time!

Happy Birthday Randy! Have a big time!
Forum: TEST MESSAGES HERE 01-27-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Les Sonke
Welcome to the Zoo!

Welcome to the Zoo!
Forum: 'Birds Spotted Today! 01-09-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Les Sonke
Thanks Randy Life is good in Port St. Joe. ...

Thanks Randy
Life is good in Port St. Joe.

Hey Mark
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 09-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By Les Sonke
Congrats on the purchase. There Is a ton of info...

Congrats on the purchase. There Is a ton of info in the archives. If you have questions ask away. I guarantee someone will be able to help. Good luck and happy reading.
Forum: Under The Awning 09-05-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Les Sonke
Thanks for all the positive responses. I could...

Thanks for all the positive responses. I could only find a couple places in Michigan that do chrome plating. Would have been close to $3k. I was thinking about trying some vinyl chrome wrap. But...
Forum: Under The Awning 09-03-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Les Sonke
It’s close to the original orange. It matches the...

It’s close to the original orange. It matches the stripe a PO painted over the wood grain. I had it matched and then injected into rattle cans.
Forum: Under The Awning 09-03-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Les Sonke
Thanks everybody. I had the chrome bumpers...

Thanks everybody.

I had the chrome bumpers sand blasted then we primed with a high build primer. I wanted to powder coat but nobody in my are has a oven big enough, we’ll see how they hold up.
...
Forum: Under The Awning 09-03-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Les Sonke
Gypsy Soul gets a face lift

Finally had some time to give the bus a face lift. I found the parts in Arizona last spring. I needed the replacement grill section but the jewelry was a bonus.

My bumpers were getting pretty...
Forum: Electrical 07-14-2019
Replies: 234
Views: 14,092
Posted By Les Sonke
I think the original battery set up would have...

I think the original battery set up would have been 4-6 volt batteries for starter and house. That’s maybe where the extra cable are from
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 06-30-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 10,078
Posted By Les Sonke
Congratulations and Well done! Great price and...

Congratulations and Well done! Great price and the provenance is priceless
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 06-29-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 10,078
Posted By Les Sonke
Sold $13,750.

Sold $13,750.
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 06-29-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Les Sonke
Away from the bus for a few days but I will for...

Away from the bus for a few days but I will for sure.
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 06-28-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Les Sonke
Nice looking bus! The mirror expanders...

Nice looking bus!

The mirror expanders would not be hard to reproduce. Let me know if you want some detailed photos. I think they are standard convex mirrors attached to aluminum plates that are...
Forum: Parts Wanted 06-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Les Sonke
Talent and good looks! You are the whole package!...

Talent and good looks! You are the whole package! Good job.
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 06-15-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By Les Sonke
I had the roof of my FC sprayed with Rhino Liner...

I had the roof of my FC sprayed with Rhino Liner hoping to stop some roof leaks and add some strength so as to eliminate the ribbed steel planks. The dealer had never done any RV roofs but assured...
Forum: New Members 05-09-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 3,622
Posted By Les Sonke
Congratulations and well done! You and your...

Congratulations and well done! You and your family are going to have a great time. Travel safe. We just put over 6000 miles on our 78 since November. Never a dull moment!
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 04-02-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Les Sonke
AAA bus sales in Phoenix might be able to help. ...

AAA bus sales in Phoenix might be able to help. When I had my 78 in for service there was a 73 fc getting a transplant. Tony the owner is a bus nut and they have quite an inventory of used parts...
Forum: Full Timers 03-18-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 11,271
Posted By Les Sonke
We are on workamper.com. Jobs are not always camp...

We are on workamper.com. Jobs are not always camp hosts or bathroom cleaners. We picked up a carpentry job in Texas for a month. Lots of options available. Good luck.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Les Sonke
That’s why they call him the king of WOG. All...

That’s why they call him the king of WOG. All hail King Randy! Ground strap between frame and negative busbar. Cleaned up onnection and bingo! Thanks all! Yet another problem solved by a bad...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Les Sonke
connections are good. Voltage at batteries is...

connections are good. Voltage at batteries is good. Acting like an main disconnect problem but bypassed and nothing changed
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Les Sonke
Stuck in Weatherford

Bus decided today would be a good day to challenge me. Went to start this morning after being parked and plugged in to 50 amp since Saturday. One click then lost all DC power. All connections look...
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