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Forum: Generators 6 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By JMorton
Custom Radiator source

I had a Holiday Rambler coach that had a serious design flaw with the trailing arms ( I believe that is why Monaco / Beaver / HR went bankrupt a few years back ). I was lucky to find source...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 3,221
Posted By JMorton
Plans

We plan to be there with Shadow. Maybe arrive Thursday of the first week.
Forum: Generators 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By JMorton
Yanmar anti-freeze

I am repairing the radiator fan & replacing the hoses on my yanmar/kholer 12.5 generator. I am getting the radiator serviced as well since I have everything apart.



My question regards...
Forum: Under The Awning 09-01-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Installed capacitor for generator fan motor and...

Installed capacitor for generator fan motor and the motor now runs well! Great to have A.C. for the drive home from Las Vegas!
Forum: Under The Awning 08-29-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Genny fan

We are in Las Vegas after a fairly nice drive from the S.F. Bay area. The generator quit while driving, which made things interesting since I have not yet restored the dash air system. ( It was...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 08-27-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By JMorton
On Retro, a 67 gasoline powered Wanderlodge with...

On Retro, a 67 gasoline powered Wanderlodge with 2 fuel tanks, the dash switch is for the gauges only, the fuel is switched by a selector valve on the floor in front of the drivers seat. By 99 I...
Forum: Under The Awning 08-26-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By JMorton
RV Trip Wizard

Yes, I paid it. I am happy I did. It makes trip planning much easier. In the map view, when I find a campground / RV park that is of interest, I click on it and get campground reviews with...
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 08-26-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By JMorton
Congratulations

Congratulations!


I live nearby if you come up with questions. I have an 88 PT, probably not as fancy as yours, but they share a lot of DNA.


Jim
Forum: Under The Awning 08-26-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By JMorton
RV Trip Wizard

I use RV Trip Wizard. It works pretty well. I like the feature where my daily range circle is indicated on the map, showing me about where I can comfortably get to in my preferred < 6 hrs...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 08-13-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By JMorton
1967 FC 30 SB Project for sale

1967 FC30 with twin beds. 391 Ford gas engine runs strong. Interior about half gutted due to water damage. Much work done, more to do. Needs following parts to complete: Fresh water tank, ...
Forum: Under The Awning 06-27-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Transmission service

I took Shadow to the Allison distributor and had the filter changed and the fluid changed from motor oil to TranSynd. I will need to do another fluid change in a year or so to get to 100% TranSynd....
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 06-22-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By JMorton
Silver shadow antennas

Shadow has an AM/FM antenna over the bedroom, another over the driver seat. There is an NMO mount over the passenger seat which I have used for a GMRS mobile radio which works with the common GMRS...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 06-15-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By JMorton
I appreciate all the information. I have the...

I appreciate all the information. I have the valve in hand, I ordered it from Amazon. The problem is that there are none installed on the rig! I know what it looks like, and where it should be...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 06-12-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By JMorton
Thank you for the info. The vent I am looking...

Thank you for the info. The vent I am looking for is inside the coach, most likely behind the kitchen pantry or bathroom sink. It is a 1 1/2 inch plastic cap on a vertical pipe that should come up...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 06-11-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By JMorton
Air Admittance valve in drain plumbing

I am looking for the location of the grey water drain system air admittance valve in Shadow, a 1988 PT 40. I would appreciate any clues before I go tearing things apart.


Thanks in advance for...
Forum: 'Birds Spotted Today! 05-06-2019
Replies: 4,019
Views: 641,556
Posted By JMorton
That was Silver Shadow in Bishop

On the way home from our trip to Tucson. Home via Las Vegas, Calico Ghost town and then up 395.
Forum: Under The Awning 04-18-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Been working but not posting.

I have been working on Shadow the last few weeks, and before that, on Indy, our Jeep Cherokee.



Replaced freeze plug on back of head ( jeep ) along with head and manifold gaskets.

...
Forum: Electrical 04-18-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By JMorton
El Cheapo works okay

I got an el cheapo setup from Amazon - the $300 + for rearview systems or Tadi brothers seemed like a lot compared to the under $100 stuff available on Amazon. - Figured it was a worthwhile...
Forum: Under The Awning 02-21-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
I got the roof sealed up yesterday morning, well...

I got the roof sealed up yesterday morning, well before the rain hit. I even drilled a new hole in the roof for a satellite radio antenna and got the cable run / antenna mounted.


Today I had a...
Forum: Under The Awning 02-19-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
I cleaned about 3 generations of sealant crud off...

I cleaned about 3 generations of sealant crud off of the skylight on Shadow. There was something like epoxy, covered by a layer of gorilla snot and some silicone thrown in for (good?) measure.

...
Forum: Under The Awning 02-18-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
I cleaned up the starter cable connections today...

I cleaned up the starter cable connections today - coated the lugs with kopr-shield. Stared at the underside of the mighty 8V contemplating the way grease and oil hides problems so effectively. ;) ...
Forum: Under The Awning 02-16-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Got the TPMS head unit and about half the coach...

Got the TPMS head unit and about half the coach sensors installed before the rain started back up. I should be able to continue tomorrow. Looks like I get to use my shiny new digital guage tire...
Forum: Under The Awning 02-11-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Shadow Work

Today I actually got some time to work on Shadow. I investigated and found the EL inverters for the dash, they are in the cabinet where the drawers are between the driver and co-pilot. My dash...
Forum: Under The Awning 01-19-2019
Replies: 4,314
Views: 503,156
Posted By JMorton
Traveling and wrenching

As we were ready to leave King City yesterday morning, Shadow decided he wanted to stay just a while longer. I turned the key and there was a grumbling half spin then everything went dead. I grabbed...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 01-17-2019
Replies: 172
Views: 22,681
Posted By JMorton
On our way

We are stopped for the night in King City. The plan is to spend tomorrow night in Castaic and then head out for Q on Saturday.
Happy to finally be on our way!
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