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Old 09-30-2016, 06:44 PM
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Old 10-01-2016, 06:59 PM
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There were a couple of minor issues that cropped up. One was the oil temperature.
For the most part it seemed to run at about 230 deg. Book says 200-250 is normal, although over 220 would be preferable to burn off condensation.

I do know from the driving I have done in it, that if you are turning over 2000 rpm and/or working it up a hill, the temp climbs.

Weird thing was all the way to our first stop it ran at that 230 mark. After we had supper and left I noticed it closer to 240 and possibly 245.

Of course I was watching it like a hawk then...

Water temp however was always spot on...would climb to about 192 on gauge, fan would ramp up to high speed and temp would drop to 185.

To make a long story short....it seems when the headlights are turned on, the gauge climbs 5 to 10 degrees.

So something to track down.

The other issue that cropped up was one night when I went to bed, my foot stepped in wet carpet...argh.

Thought it might have been from something contracting in the cold....wasn't a major leak though.

Got that figured out today...the city water inlet/pressure reducer. That should be a relatively easy fix.
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Another minor issue with it was the keys continually being missing. Don't know if that is a factory defect or an add on from the previous owner, but it proved entertaining.

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Sounds like lots of shenanigans.
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Old 10-01-2016, 07:20 PM
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Another minor issue with it was the keys continually being missing. Don't know if that is a factory defect or an add on from the previous owner, but it proved entertaining.

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Another minor issue with it was the keys continually being missing. Don't know if that is a factory defect or an add on from the previous owner, but it proved entertaining.

Lol....did you leave them in the bathroom?....
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The other issue that cropped up was one night when I went to bed, my foot stepped in wet carpet...argh.
For a minute there i thought you'd taken a dam cat along .....
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Old 10-09-2016, 12:02 AM
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You guys are all assholes...but I would expect nothing less

Got a few Winter projects planned....

New inverter/charger.

4 new batteries....Surette S550

Rewire of shunts/starter/coach load

Removal of gay ass washer/dryer...more gay ass because of location.

Install of TV's...50 and a 32...along with BluRay's

1000 watts of solar panels and charge controller.

Rewire and mods of sound system...pics to follow on the abomination that was installed by an expert....

Might be more....stay tuned
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Old 10-09-2016, 07:18 AM
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Sounds like you might need another garage.
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