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Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission Temperature Gauge

Attached is a picture of the probe for the transmission temperature. I added a T fitting in the transmission oil line going to the oil cooler. The oil cooler was an addition mounted in front of the...
Forum: Transmission 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission oil

When I had our MT643 rebuilt on out 1980 FC they filled it with Delco 15-40. I never had any problems and this was done 9 years ago. I am sure the present owner is still using Delo 15-40 the same as...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 3,380
Posted By lucaswillemse
Its alive

Great news congratulations on getting it started. When I got the engine my friend assured me it was a running takeout. Looks like the stand I built for it still works. You probably have an injector...
Forum: Electrical 5 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By lucaswillemse
Melted stuff

John, that was good that the outlet was changed. If you could get the old outlet it would be interesting to check the contacts. The other way to check for overheating electrical is the use of a...
Forum: Electrical 5 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By lucaswillemse
Melted stuff

John, replacing the plug is a good thing but the outlet is burned just as bad and the new plug will not last. How do I know? 25 years of doing electrical work on yachts always replace both. A good...
Forum: Electrical 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,090
Posted By lucaswillemse
FC Electrical

It might not be the same on your PT but our 1980 FC had a switch over the bed that turned the TV outlet on or off. It was not marked and took a while to find.
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,268
Posted By lucaswillemse
Heater motor resistor

The heater motor resistor gets hot and as you can see if the fan runs air will be drawn past it to keep it cool. I would not move it.
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 2,259
Posted By lucaswillemse
Door lock

Don, I have some pictures of that area of the door on our 95. They may be helpful. The second picture shows the rod going to the button.
Forum: General 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By lucaswillemse
Cabinet latches

I posted this 6-16-19 Post #4103

The locking mechanism on the drawers in the galley had given continual problems and I decided to upgrade. I purchased the locks on Ebay, just do a search for this...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 4,633
Posted By lucaswillemse
Aqua Hot fuel inlet strainer

The fuel inlet strainer is part # 310-344 and available at Shure Marine
https://www.suremarineservice.com/Heat/DBW2010-Figure-3/310-344.html

The parts list is here:...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,117
Posted By lucaswillemse
Starting problem

Trent, I would check the relay that is energized by the key and connects 12v to the starter solonoid on the starter. The voltage from this circuit is noted for being low. I have experienced voltage...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 2,268
Posted By lucaswillemse
Fan Motor

I had a similar problem with our WB 42 The system is different than yours but the motor speed control is probably the same. I found that there was a corroded overheated connection on the speed...
Forum: Transmission 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission reprogram

New/remanufactured TCM came in and is installed. Went for road test today. Transmission shift is smoother than before and I can use the Jake in 6th gear and it does not downshift to 4th. It does...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By lucaswillemse
Coach for rent

I believe this is one the coaches that was not finished when Blue Bird shut down in 2009.
Forum: New Members 03-06-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By lucaswillemse
SF Bridges

Mark, I won the argument every time. I refused to pay the extra $5 and insisted they look at the setup. Most of the time the attendant would not get out of their booth to confirm that the front axle...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 03-06-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By lucaswillemse
Wiper problems on passenger side

Look at my posts of 3-20-19
Well you are lucky the wiper assembly on the passenger side is accessible although not easily. I had similar problems on our 95WB and found loose parts on the wiper motor...
Forum: New Members 03-05-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By lucaswillemse
Car Carrier

The unit was a non hydraulic unit designed to be picked up by the hoist on the back of a wrecker. I added the hydraulics after I was successful with the system. On the FC it was easy, there is lots...
Forum: New Members 03-05-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By lucaswillemse
Good Ole Bird

Greg, I like seeing the pictures, it brings back memories, I am glad the car carrier worked out, it is a great way to tow the car. Just remember when going across toll bridges they always wanted to...
Forum: Transmission 03-02-2020
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission reprogram

I am glad Good Ole Bird found an excellent home and we do miss the coach but are very happy with Glitzy Bird.
A follow up on the transmission.
Brad I tried that coming down the grade on 10 west...
Forum: Transmission 02-24-2020
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission reprogram

Stopped at W.W.Williams in Phoenix to see if they could reprogram the Allison computer to not downshift to 4th when the Jake brake engages. They tried but could not because someone in the past...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 02-22-2020
Replies: 62
Views: 9,186
Posted By lucaswillemse
PTO Pump part numbers

Dave I posted earlier on the part number an sources I used to replace the PTO and pump
Ordered a 267XDFJP-M5GF PTO and a CPC030R2AFBC pump that are expected to be shipped in one week. Ordered the...
Forum: Electrical 02-10-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 3,169
Posted By lucaswillemse
More info on light problem

CB58 had 2 wires on it both green small #16 or 18 gauge. When one was disconnected it stopped feeding back 8 volts to K41 relay and this stopped the dash gauge lights, running lights, front parking...
Forum: BMC (Bluebird Motor Coach Unique Issues) 02-07-2020
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By lucaswillemse
No start

Do BMC coaches have an A/T Switch?
Forum: Under The Awning 02-06-2020
Replies: 4,476
Views: 538,664
Posted By lucaswillemse
Vise installation

Saw the vise installation during the tech talk walkaround in Quartzite and copied it. My installation is the left image.
Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 02-04-2020
Replies: 153
Views: 10,809
Posted By lucaswillemse
Transmission Oil

Delo or Shell should do the same. Where is the power steering leaking? Is it on top of the steering box?. The seal there is easily replaced and that is where mine was leaking. There are numerous...
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