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Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 65
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Posted By NoGas
Not a fan of the “splice” connectors commonly...

Not a fan of the “splice” connectors commonly used to wire trailer lighting. Tried using them on my lithium conversion scooter project (https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0q5nhQST2vByy) several...
Forum: New Members 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By NoGas
Road Trip?

If you’re serious...

Next week & just a days drive south of you is the second largest annual gathering of Birds in the nation. The absolute best way to decide what’s important to you is to see...
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By NoGas
Resources

My biggest problem now is too much information is out there and not enough time!

Tons of internet sites are dedicated to describing the amazing places their writers have visited. The trick is...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By NoGas
The sellers issue is likely not the coach. It’s...

The sellers issue is likely not the coach. It’s that the coach is past the unwritten 10-year cliff where most banks will not loan that much $$ using the coach only, as collateral. Even at its current...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By NoGas
Setting slide seal pressure is about adjusting...

Setting slide seal pressure is about adjusting PSI to sweet spot where no light shows through the seal when inflated, but not higher. The value I gave is where that happens on mine.
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 8,321
Posted By NoGas
Looking at your service records, if it’s been...

Looking at your service records, if it’s been awhile since coolant has been changed - recommend doing that ASAP. Many H issues can be traced back to not doing this and the inevitable internal...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 4,637
Posted By NoGas
It’s been a couple years so don’t recall, but it...

It’s been a couple years so don’t recall, but it was a fairly simple installation. Subsequent to Don’s fix, I jumpered zones 2 & 3 together so the rear bathroom Honeywell digital t-stat controls both...
Forum: Blue Bird Models and Blue Bird History 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By NoGas
Have discovered that sat dishes are far more...

Have discovered that sat dishes are far more efficient than a/c units when gathering Rainbow Power. This special antenna allows that power to be used for coach leveling (a factoid added to avoid the...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By NoGas
Almost 4 years ago I had the same issue, a...

Almost 4 years ago I had the same issue, a leaking engine coolant circulation pump. See rebuild pics and detailed description HERE...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By NoGas
Slide Lube

Sorry Doug, no experience with adjusting the front slide “throw”. However while you’re in there, you might consider doing a lube job. Find details in this thread -...
Forum: Blue Bird Models and Blue Bird History 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By NoGas
Air Bag vs Jack Leveling in an M380 & Truma Leveling App

Don’t confuse parked leveling (jacks) with leveling while driving (air bags). One is bubble level and the other is coach left-right/front-rear suspension level. JimB explains how M380 air bags work...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 7,595
Posted By NoGas
If weather (snow) is an issue take the southern...

If weather (snow) is an issue take the southern route (I-10 through Tucson & Phoenix). All I-40 routes go through 8,000’ elevations. If snow is not an issue, either of the two routes you mentioned...
Forum: Blue Bird Models and Blue Bird History 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By NoGas
Tom The M380 carries everything we require....

Tom

The M380 carries everything we require. But one does need to be thoughtful about what’s carried and where it’s stowed. A big issue with the original M380 front tires was blowouts due to high...
Forum: Blue Bird Models and Blue Bird History 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By NoGas
Further reading M380 Weight & Balance

A couple years ago at the Lake Havasu Fireworks Show, I met an Alpine owner who was part of a 10-15 coach rally. When he discovered I was in one of the Wanderlodges down the hill, he was kind enough...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By NoGas
Weed Burner Conversion? No Way!

Turn an M380 into just another weed burner? I don’t think so :rolleyes:.

Briefly considered that path 4 years ago when I found an almost disastrous exhaust leak, after my M380’s maiden voyage...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,281
Posted By NoGas
Muffler Disaster Narrowly Avoided as a New Owner

Gump -

Four years ago as brand new M380 owners on our maiden voyage home after purchasing the coach, we narrowly avoided a disaster. Read about it here:...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 7,595
Posted By NoGas
Like Curt, I’d be surprised if this is true right...

Like Curt, I’d be surprised if this is true right now. Do you have a link to that post?

Perhaps an Early Bird there now can chime in?

On Dec 30th this guy took a ride out to LTV areas and shot...
Forum: Under The Awning 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By NoGas
Thoughts, prayers and pm sent. Was sooo looking...

Thoughts, prayers and pm sent. Was sooo looking forward to your visit this year. However those projects & jugs of boiler fluid will keep, and the beer will be just as cold next year. Get back to 100%...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 6,604
Posted By NoGas
This and post #49 pics should make this an easy...

This and post #49 pics should make this an easy update to follow. I added a wire behind the fuse block to connect the two cut lines as shown (did this mod while at last Q). Dons “all ON in high”...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,525
Posted By NoGas
Look at entire thread -...

Look at entire thread - https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13474&page=5.
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,525
Posted By NoGas
“Stopped coming in” - exactly what happened to...

“Stopped coming in” - exactly what happened to mine. In my case the motor was burned out and I think that was partly due to the converter being bad. Before you use the nuclear option consider a...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,563
Posted By NoGas
I know one that would :)

From another thread: https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?p=436934 (post #56)

Here is what the Birdhouse Garage measures 15’6” W x 16’ H x 63’3”D. The front rollup door...
Forum: Vendors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By NoGas
Ron - Randy’s right, insurance is ALL a gamble....

Ron - Randy’s right, insurance is ALL a gamble. And it may be the AV vs ACV difference, as well as your area that’s not allowing an AV quote. For that much extra $$ on AV, I was nearing the point of...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,281
Posted By NoGas
HEAT > Hot > Smoke > Fire > Big $$$

My points below won’t help your current “somethun’s smoking” question, but part of a new owners learning curve involves figuring out how to deal with HEAT...

Again, refer to the links I provided...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By NoGas
Sweet M380 Hitch Riser Design

DO NOT use the welded-on upper receiver on that hitch to tow ANYTHING! That upper hitch is designed for mounting a bicycle carrier! :eek: You’re asking for BIG problems with a setup like that, IMO.
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