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Old 12-17-2006, 03:54 PM   #1
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I am new to this, been here just once. Just got a 76 argosy 28 and is great shape, been in the family for 30 years. My uncle got it new and then gave it to my cousions who had it completely gone over inside and out and then put it storage for about ten years. There maintance man would start it about once a week and then park it inside and cover it up. I gave about 4,000 for it don't know if it's worth it being 30yrs old. I do know it needs front air bags, can they still be had and if so how hard are they to install. It is cool. Any help would be great. Thanks
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Old 12-17-2006, 03:58 PM   #2
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I think that's a very fair price for a unit in great shape. I'd even go so far as to consider that a steal.

Keep an eye on the rubber parts...tire, hoses, etc. Even though the unit was not used, these tend to dry rot. Also I would flush the brake fluid as that tend to collect water over time.

I'd love to see some pics of it if you post them!
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Old 12-17-2006, 03:59 PM   #3
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I am new to this, been here just once. Just got a 76 argosy 28 and is great shape, been in the family for 30 years. My uncle got it new and then gave it to my cousions who had it completely gone over inside and out and then put it storage for about ten years. There maintance man would start it about once a week and then park it inside and cover it up. I gave about 4,000 for it don't know if it's worth it being 30yrs old. I do know it needs front air bags, can they still be had and if so how hard are they to install. It is cool. Any help would be great. Thanks
Hey, sounds nice, Air Bags are available. Campers world. Check out my web pages, Restoring a 77 20'er
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:04 PM   #4
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Thanks . 2 yrs ago they had all new brakes installed and the thing alined and gone over.
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:08 PM   #5
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JOHN,congrats on your 76 argosy,great buy
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:33 PM   #6
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Wow! John, covered...inside storage? Complete history? All in your family? Major Deal Sir!
That said, welcome to the forums! We're very happy to hear that you're the new owner.... we only hope that you will use it more than your cousins.
We're waiting with baited breath for photos of your new find!
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:43 PM   #7
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Thanks . 2 yrs ago they had all new brakes installed and the thing alined and gone over.

Hmmmmmmmmm Been like hours, no pics yet?

Not sure if you know, you have a P30 Chevy Chasis
You'll need that for the Air Bags
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Old 12-17-2006, 09:26 PM   #8
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Yea i know,just got home. Got to figure out how to do it. I got the pics but will have do it tomorrow,tired going to bed. Thanks
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John, to post photos just use the manage attachments button below or the paperclip icon above the text box. Remember to upload before closing that dialog box and you're good to go. Lower res. photos work best as we have some space limitations.
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Old 12-18-2006, 05:10 PM   #10
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Here's my pics. Hope they come out. You bet i plan on using it. My wife and granddaughter are ready.
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That is truly a beauty!! Well done and welcome to the forums.
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Old 12-18-2006, 05:21 PM   #12
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Wow! Wanna double your money?? Just kidding, but very nice MoHo. Enjoy it, don't just store it!
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Old 12-18-2006, 09:15 PM   #13
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Thanks, This might sound stupid but the 2 batteries i have- is one like a deep cycle. Is this the one they call a univolt. The other one is just a regular batt. for the egine. Am not sure. Any help. Thanks
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Old 12-18-2006, 10:19 PM   #14
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Boy what a beauty!!!!!!

You have two batteries/
One is a "House Battery
The other is the Starting battery.
You may have a Univolt, but that's not it.

I'm sure someone will chime in!

Oh, Welcome!
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