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Forum: Electrical 11-23-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 11,542
Posted By copescobra
adding the starting batteries to older Bird

I reached out to Mike Putz regarding putting in 2 12volt starting batteries on my
82 FC. I really want to thank Mike for his time and willingness to walk me and the mechanic through how to do it...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 11-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By copescobra
from the pics it looks like a great bird!!! ...

from the pics it looks like a great bird!!!

love the extended tire fenders or whatever they are called.
the interior looks very nice as well.

What were your thoughts about it besides the front...
Forum: General 11-20-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,118
Posted By copescobra
thinking of your LP tank

I was so glad you had no hiccups going from Calif to Iowa.
Not being used to how much different it is maintaining a vehicle in frigid cold weather is an eye opener.

Hope you get this all sorted...
Forum: General 11-14-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By copescobra
Anyone in Vermont willing to look at Bird ?

I am asking if anyone is in Vermont that may be willing
To look at a coach that is available and looking for a new home.

I do not yet have the exact location in Vermont as it in "storage"
At the...
Forum: General 11-06-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 5,913
Posted By copescobra
happy trails

Glad to hear you are having fun fun fun.

Was happy to spend the time passing on any info I had and what
I have learned since my maiden voyage home from buying it.

Nice of Dave (Clueless) to...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 10-27-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By copescobra
Asking price is $60K.

Asking price is $60K.
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 10-27-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By copescobra
Wonderful example of how to restore a vintage...

Wonderful example of how to restore a vintage coach.
For close to $60K you can have a turn key experience.

The ability to increase the MPH with the rear end change is
noteworthy for those who...
Forum: Electrical 10-17-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 8,203
Posted By copescobra
For what it is worth--- A less expensive version...

For what it is worth--- A less expensive version of exterior filter from Camping offered by "Culligan" filter tube with hose for around $26 . RV800 Filter with 12" connector hose is how it is listed.
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 09-15-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,063
Posted By copescobra
Looks nice but best to be prepared to spend money...

Looks nice but best to be prepared to spend money going into it with eyes wide open.
anything that sits will no doubt need some TLC some where some how.....IMO.

this is the one I mentioned and...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-13-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,475
Posted By copescobra
WOW- glad you solved the problem. Capable...

WOW- glad you solved the problem. Capable Owner with forum input saves the day.

It is truly incredible what can be accomplished over the forum. Back on the road to enjoy what you bought the...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 09-04-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,954
Posted By copescobra
Not that I would know much.....but henry's looked...

Not that I would know much.....but henry's looked and sounded like a winner for some lucky buyer.......
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-04-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By copescobra
Rick and I had the thing fall on him while...

Rick and I had the thing fall on him while driving. The black turn knobs worked themselves loose and the thing came crashing down. We were ok and lucky for that.
I did notice that you need to be...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 09-03-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 5,423
Posted By copescobra
thanks for sharing tom....helpful to know.

thanks for sharing tom....helpful to know.
Forum: Vehicle Issues 09-01-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By copescobra
We just missed you as we also broke down in Tulsa...

We just missed you as we also broke down in Tulsa last Sunday thru Wed. Tried your DDD Rock Cafe suggestion and was great.
Coach Net put us on a flat bed and when 1st tow truck could to do it...
Forum: General 08-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By copescobra
thanks for the info. will put it to good...

thanks for the info. will put it to good use......Prep and protection two biggest things to keep in mind when doing it yourself.
Forum: General 08-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By copescobra
is paint enamel or lacquer on 82 Bird ?

Anyone know if the Birds 2 tone paint for 1982 or vintage used enamel or lacquer paint? I have a two tone beige/gold with brown vinyl strips.

I am going to touch up where rust is and attempt to...
Forum: Generators 08-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By copescobra
Power surges

Have the 7.5 Onan I think and it runs on Gas.
Coach is new to me. I did use it the night before with no issues. Tried to Duplicated the process for using it but this time it would not work.
...
Forum: General 08-30-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 7,537
Posted By copescobra
This is Rick. We got in last night. I got 2 hours...

This is Rick. We got in last night. I got 2 hours sleep in two days. Slept about 5 hours last night. I am shipping out tonight for home. Jeff gave me the cook's tour of LA last night and today. Wish...
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 08-30-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 5,324
Posted By copescobra
how can you go wrong with an airstream and killer...

how can you go wrong with an airstream and killer 4x4 for unhooking and taking to town or trails. Airstream is IMO as nice as Bird with flexibility. Not doing any full timing I bought a Bird but if...
Forum: General 08-27-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 7,537
Posted By copescobra
bags arrived and getting them on coach. will...

bags arrived and getting them on coach. will know hopefully by days end where we stand to hit the road to CA.....
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 08-27-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,956
Posted By copescobra
Still in holding pattern. airbags arrived and...

Still in holding pattern. airbags arrived and being installed and hope by days end will know more. Hope that solves problem. When to Strouds to Rock Café and it was excellent as on DDD show and all...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 08-26-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 8,459
Posted By copescobra
Something that is from the 1980's is roughly...

Something that is from the 1980's is roughly 5-10% of the cost new if bought today in my opinion unless a "collectible" I put Birds in that 5-10% category. The cost to buy is always less than the...
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 08-25-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,956
Posted By copescobra
Just an update. Rick and I (jeff) headed out...

Just an update. Rick and I (jeff) headed out from WOG home of David Styf on Saturday. Made great time all the way to Tulsa before the trouble began.
We had an airbag explode and brought us right...
Forum: First-Timers and Newcomers 08-19-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,956
Posted By copescobra
SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO WERE WILLING TO...

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO WERE WILLING TO HELP A ROOKIE DRIVE THE BIRD HOME.

Rick Gunther has offered to help me and I look forward to my 1st trip in the Bird driving home with Rick.

I...
Forum: How To Protect Your RV Investment. 08-19-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 13,548
Posted By copescobra
Just bought my Bird and Progressive issued an...

Just bought my Bird and Progressive issued an agreed Value policy and I am in Calif if that is helpful to anyone. At least in Calif Progressive is issuing Agreed Value Policy or did for my 1982 Bird.
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