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Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By WanderScott
Got it. Thanks, Randy. :)

Got it. Thanks, Randy. :)
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By WanderScott
Thank for the responses, everyone. I’m leaning...

Thank for the responses, everyone. I’m leaning toward the Blue Ox Kar Gard. It seems easy enough to mount to my tow bar and won’t require any modification to the bus.

Has anyone had any...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 3 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By WanderScott
Toad Protection

Hi All,

We recently picked up a Jeep Wrangler to tow behind our FC. I've accumulated most of the tow gear we need, but I'm still looking for advice on protective screens, barriers, etc., to...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By WanderScott
I’m interested in a group buy. Please let me know...

I’m interested in a group buy. Please let me know when you get an estimate.

Thanks!
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By WanderScott
I purposely picked plastic cupholders after...

I purposely picked plastic cupholders after trying some metal ones. My metal coffee mug, or anything else, doesn’t rattle any more with the plastic cupholders. The ashtrays remain metal. Not being a...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By WanderScott
FC Ashtrays and Cupholders

Hi All,

My FC was missing the ash tray inserts and cupholders when I bought her. After nearly reaching the end of the internet in my search, I finally found suitable replacements. The originals...
Forum: Travel Tips - Fuel Prices 12-08-2019
Replies: 90
Views: 8,559
Posted By WanderScott
After a few weeks, I just received an email from...

After a few weeks, I just received an email from TSD that my account has been setup to accept my Canadian bank’s US dollar account. This now works for us Canadians that fuel up in America. Thanks,...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 11-02-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By WanderScott
Craig, Your symptoms are exactly what mine...

Craig,

Your symptoms are exactly what mine were. Servicing the desiccant and purge valve solved the excessive cycling of the system.

The manual calls for annual desiccant service. Since you...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 11-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By WanderScott
Hi clyndes, I've also had trouble with my...

Hi clyndes,

I've also had trouble with my purge valve purging every 2-3 minutes. It was an intermittent problem that also exhibited a "sputtering" from the purge valve between actual purges.
...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 10-13-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By WanderScott
Hi Paul, The governor on my ‘84 FC is a...

Hi Paul,

The governor on my ‘84 FC is a Haldex/Bendix KN18530:

https://www.haldex.com/en/na/compressors/accessories/governors/haldexmidland-new-and-remanufactured/piston-type/kn18530/

I know...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-08-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,787
Posted By WanderScott
Hi Geordie, The one in your screenshot is a...

Hi Geordie,

The one in your screenshot is a 1984 FC35RB. She has air bags on all 4 corners. :)

Cheers,
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 10-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By WanderScott
I second captianbb on this. I use a Garmin RV770...

I second captianbb on this. I use a Garmin RV770 GPS unit with a Garmin BC30 wireless backup camera. I replaced the original camera und used the existing wires to power the new Garmin camera.
...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-29-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By WanderScott
FC Overhead Panel Latch - Southco Compression Latch 16-10-312-14

Hi John,

Thanks for the pdf from Southco. It was the missing link I was looking for. I pulled all 5 overhead panel latches from my panels and compared them to the McMaster & Southco schematics. ...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-29-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By WanderScott
Almost. :)

Almost. :)
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By WanderScott
Thanks, Bill. It looks like I need a “Style A”...

Thanks, Bill. It looks like I need a “Style A” Adjustable-Tension Tight-Hold Knob Cam Latch. I’ll have to pull one that isn’t broken and measure it to determine the correct model. When I do, I’ll...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By WanderScott
Thanks Jim & Michele, Do you happen to have...

Thanks Jim & Michele,

Do you happen to have a McMaster part number? I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.

Thanks,
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By WanderScott
Overhead Panel Latch/Fastener

Hi All,

One of the latches that holds the overhead panel above my driver's seat has failed. To clarify, the knob is fine, but the metal tang that spins in to place has broken off. I've been...
Forum: Electrical 09-24-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By WanderScott
Thinlite 162 Porch Light

I replaced my Thinlite 162 with the new LED model as the end cap on my old one didn’t appear serviceable. I chose white because we don’t have many bugs here, but amber is available as well. Here’s...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-10-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By WanderScott
Hi Andy, Since purchasing my bus, the most...

Hi Andy,

Since purchasing my bus, the most significant improvement I’ve made to ride quality has been setting the tire pressure to the recommended specs. On my bus, the Bluebird specs also...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By WanderScott
John - Let me know if you need more info. The...

John - Let me know if you need more info. The most difficult part of this relatively easy fix is pulling the dash to swap the gauge. Just go slow and don't pull on any wires. Some of the indicator...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By WanderScott
Jeff - Thanks for the specific description. ...

Jeff - Thanks for the specific description.

With Mike & Jeff's direction, I located the upper port with ease this morning. Mine contained a plug/bolt, no sensor. I had overlooked it in my search...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By WanderScott
Thanks again, Mike. Much appreciated.

Thanks again, Mike. Much appreciated.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By WanderScott
I had another look. Other than the drain plug, I...

I had another look. Other than the drain plug, I have no ports in my sump.

I did locate a port on the side of the oil cooler but was greeted by coolant when I loosened it. Just to clarify, are...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By WanderScott
Thanks, Mike.

Thanks, Mike.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By WanderScott
Engine Oil Temperature Sender

Hi All,

I haven’t been able to locate the engine oil temp sender on my ‘84 FC. I’ve been searching around the bottom and in the area around the oil cooler without success. Any help would be...
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