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Old 02-16-2012, 10:09 AM   #1
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'76 Argosy MH Doghouse Removal

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I've read that that 80's motor homes have a doghouse you can remove. I'm in the process of trying to get the radiator out and changing belts on a '76. Even with the dog door up I could not easily access the belts or anything on the front of the engine. The pictures below document what is required to get the complete door removed. Overall it wasn't that bad. There are 8-10 metal screws that hold the metal door on. Mostly from the outside in. The original carpet has a piece that was made for removal of that area. When I re-carpet the front I will come up with a better design. I plan to install the screws from the inside when I re-install it.

Removal of the door actually makes working on the front on the engine possible.
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Old 02-16-2012, 11:21 AM   #2
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Amazing how they changed things from one year the next... I am currently in process of doing the belts on my 77 and I removed the while doghouse as well, but the detachment procedure is much easier. The firewall area its vastly different geometry on mine which is only one year newer that yours.
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