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Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Frank W.
AEMedic: I've used this type of tool for...

AEMedic: I've used this type of tool for removing caulk and crud off many things...might be worth a try:
...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Frank W.
The mount is just a standard design type...you...

The mount is just a standard design type...you can screw on a variety of antennas to the mount. The antenna would be what is specific for a frequency range. Those mounts would easily accept AM/FM,...
Forum: Under The Awning 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Frank W.
I'd check oil & coolant level and give it a good...

I'd check oil & coolant level and give it a good visual inspection regularly...say every other day. Don't forget the air filter. Ensure the radiator is clean...especially in dusty conditions. ...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By Frank W.
I would agree...IF you have checked the basics...

I would agree...IF you have checked the basics and found problems with the Bendix unit. If the system is intact...it is worth troubleshooting/inspecting.

Our history: after a couple of years of...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Frank W.
Very nice looking SP. Appears to be both...

Very nice looking SP.

Appears to be both enjoyed AND maintained...IMO those are two key ingredients to buying a used motorhome. Buy it and you can be using it NOW...not after a year of...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By Frank W.
Start here: ...

Start here:

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/downloads/BendixCruiseControl%20Service%20Data.pdf
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By Frank W.
I’ve played with my Bendix....what’s up with Ruby?

I’ve played with my Bendix....what’s up with Ruby?
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Frank W.
Another ride please...a dog tale

Two weeks ago I found a pup of about 5 months out in the rain along the road near my home. I had a leash so I got him home and contained. Posted him up on the neighborhood web page...no response. ...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Frank W.
A suggestion: Build air to full pressure. ...

A suggestion:

Build air to full pressure. Then turn engine off.

With coach on level ground/rear wheels chocked...cycle the parking brake on/off several times at 5 second intervals...perhaps 10...
Forum: Electrical 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Frank W.
Hey Tom...check this thread for some details on...

Hey Tom...check this thread for some details on panel access. It's about the EL function...but does provide some details on "getting in":
...
Forum: Electrical 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Frank W.
The easiest for me is remove the outer trim and...

The easiest for me is remove the outer trim and lift dash up about 1.5 inches....easy does it. May need to wiggle the big cannon plugs about. Once up a bit you should be able to squeeze “the...
Forum: Under The Awning 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,101
Posted By Frank W.
Welcome aboard! Once you get the feel of...

Welcome aboard!

Once you get the feel of "how BlueBird did things", along with your 12/120 volt & diesel experience...you should be set to start the fun.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 05-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Frank W.
I love mine...especially when it is raining. ...

I love mine...especially when it is raining.

I have to laugh about saving weight!

I am considering simplifying a bit. I'd like to purchase a CAT oil fill plug and modify it to accept a 1/4"...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 05-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By Frank W.
Interesting...the fridge vent and kitchen window...

Interesting...the fridge vent and kitchen window would seem to say typical side bath & galley on drivers side. Also only see one furnace vent which seems mounted higher than mine.

That's the...
Forum: General 05-16-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Frank W.
Try Auto-Jet: ...

Try Auto-Jet: http://www.mandrelbending-tubefabrication.com/SchoolBus/index.php for pipe, fittings, muffler. Excellent site with BlueBird exhaust diagrams.

Also, I recommend this muffler...
Forum: General 05-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,289
Posted By Frank W.
That is your Bendix AD2 air dryer as Rick said. ...

That is your Bendix AD2 air dryer as Rick said. A rebuild kit for just the relief “spitter” valve is about $20. Full rebuild kits for the dryer internals run about $70. Search with the Bendix AD2...
Forum: General 05-10-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,289
Posted By Frank W.
Symptoms sound like your Sporlan Valve is...

Symptoms sound like your Sporlan Valve is stuck/clogged. Near your fill is the switch labeled TANK FILL. With your pump OFF and water hose disconnected...cycle this switch. Do you hear a click? ...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 05-08-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,024
Posted By Frank W.
Consider perhaps keeping one tire (tire only)...

Consider perhaps keeping one tire (tire only) stored as a spare. It's easy to handle and store compared to a mounted tire & wheel. I'd wrap it or bag it to protect from ozone/uv.

I'm calling a...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 05-07-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Frank W.
Symptoms suggest fuel delivery issues. I would...

Symptoms suggest fuel delivery issues. I would remove fuel tank cap and disconnect fuel inlet line at Racor and blow out the line running to the tank with compressed air. Then power the Facet fuel...
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 05-05-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By Frank W.
In 15 years of ownership we have never been...

In 15 years of ownership we have never been turned away. In the 5 or so instances of finding "age limit" campground policies they either accepted a photo sent or on arrival have all had staff come...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 05-02-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 7,047
Posted By Frank W.
Our ports are on top of the compressor itself. ...

Our ports are on top of the compressor itself. They may have plastic caps but will look like Rick's photo. They are typically two slightly different sizes. A simple refill kit "should" only fit...
Forum: Under The Awning 04-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Frank W.
OMG! Redecorated Wanderlodge

Just sharing a video I stumbled on today.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Av8yUWJJvDg

Someday, this coach will be for sale...I'm thinking not on BBBB.
Forum: !!!ALERT!!! MUST DO MECHANICAL ITEMS FOR YOUR 'BIRD!! 04-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By Frank W.
Typically the initial filter on our coaches is a...

Typically the initial filter on our coaches is a Racor fuel filter/water separator unit. The top unscrews and a filter cartridge pulls out. Look online for Racor fuel filters and compare the images...
Forum: General 04-09-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 842
Posted By Frank W.
Another thing that could lock a step out is the...

Another thing that could lock a step out is the little air actuated "locking pin" getting "stuck". My pin at one time had a small groove worn in it...would make the step lock out and not...
Forum: General 04-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 842
Posted By Frank W.
Check if your step has the strip switch mounted...

Check if your step has the strip switch mounted on bottom of the door threshold. About 3/16" thick, 1/2" wide, rubber looking strip. This is a safety feature that when this strip is compressed, it...
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