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Old 02-08-2011, 07:31 PM   #127
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Anybody know how to get the hours counter to work? Seems like the wiring is wrong per PO. Wondering where the + wire goes
Not sure how your generator is set up but if you can access the hot side of the coil you will see 12V when the switch is on. Another common set up is a sender for an oil pressure idiot light. You will see 12V when the engine makes oil pressure.

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Old 02-12-2011, 03:01 AM   #128
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Sorry for banging on about this,
but bear with me;
I'm a total novice when it comes to motor-homes
and I know very little about V-8's

Tried to find out where and what to buy
in terms of Headman headers.
Tried the Headman web-site.
Just made my head spin.

Tried another web-site...is this it ?: CLICK

"... Fit Note: Class A Motorhome Fits the following 1978 Chevrolet P30 submodels:

  • 1978: Base; 8 Cyl 7.4L; "GAS, CARB"..."


The note also says they are painted black
unlike the one on your pics...so I'm uncertain
if the same

...you have any idea if the Hedman headers is a direct fit to an original-type exhaust system?
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:01 AM   #129
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http://www.hedman.com/products/Defau...set=4572&rsku=

Here ya go, I believe it's the 69820
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Not sure how your generator is set up but if you can access the hot side of the coil you will see 12V when the switch is on. Another tcommon set up is a sender for an oil pressure idiot light. You will see 12V when the engine makes oil pressure.

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Ok I just got this cool digital meter for the generator, you simply attach a ground wire anywhere and then attach the just wrap the positive wire around the spark plug wire, it's that simple. Now I can view rpm, hours and set a maintenance warning interval. Very cool
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http://www.hedman.com/products/Defau...set=4572&rsku=

Here ya go, I believe it's the 69820
Thanks !
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:16 PM   #132
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Ok I just got this cool digital meter for the generator, you simply attach a ground wire anywhere and then attach the just wrap the positive wire around the spark plug wire, it's that simple. Now I can view rpm, hours and set a maintenance warning interval. Very cool
I'm not sure if it is the same but I have a similar meter on my ATV. It is powered by a small watch type battery that lasts about 5 years and is not designed to be replaced. I suppose you could carefully pry it apart but I don't know if you would lose the info recorded.

Mine died and I just haven't been motivated enough to play with it.

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Thanks !
I own and automotive related business, let me know if you need me to get the headers for you. Just send me a pm
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Old 02-28-2011, 03:22 AM   #134
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As of today, your the only one that has had any problems with the materials, that has made any written or verbal negative comments about them, this year.

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He did say "You're the only one THIS YEAR"... Indicating that others may have had problems with the materials during "previous years"...
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The initial cleaning works great, like new! It's a few weeks later that the stickiness slowly starts to return. It's like there's a chemical breakdown happening.
I have had the same problem with the "leather wrapped" steering wheels on several of my Audis over the years. Cleans up nice - even with Windex - but after it sits in the sun for a couple of weeks unused, it gets this sticky, gritty grime that comes off black on my hands.
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GMEHAL and TODBOT

So far, I cannot do anything with Airstream about the fading.

However, if both of you PM us your regular name and address, we will replace that material, at no charge.

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Wow...

No wonder so many here in the forums are happy with Inland RV.
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I own and automotive related business, let me know if you need me to get the headers for you. Just send me a pm
Thanks a lot !

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Old 04-24-2011, 09:12 PM   #138
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Wow! What a great project! (and price!!). When we replaced the 350 engine in my '75 Argosy 20' MH with a Chevy high performance 330hp engine we thought about fuel injection, but decided to stay with the 4 barrel carburetor. We did add a serpentine belt kit to lower the belt problems.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f463...-mh-42788.html

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Old 04-25-2011, 01:40 PM   #139
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Thanks! I am currently replacing most of the copper plumbing, a freeze burst most of it much to my dismay. Chalk it up to new Moho owner stupidity. Is that serpentine belt conversion a kit you bought? I would love to convert to that, those V belts are a total pain!!!
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Well my plumbing nightmare is finally over!! I had to redo the entire plumbing system from scratch. As many of you know a rare freeze burst the copper pipes everywhere. New to the Moho I did not know about winterizing and figured opening the drain valves would simply do the trick. Problem was that the drain for the pipes was so clogged that it never drained. Turns out it was so clogged that it would even hold water pressure when fully open!! Live and learn I guess. So what did I do ? I replaced all the copper with plastic pex pipe. It was easy enough to push along the wall from back to front but working under the sinks was a real pain. I used the shark bite fittings from home depot, expensive but ultra easy to use, highly recommended. I also upgraded the water heater to a 10 gallon dual fuel gas/electric vs. the old 6 gallon. I upgraded the toilet to a nicer oval unit. The old toilets water foot pedal was bad anyway . Much nicer than the old round one. Lastly I installed a antifreeze bypass kit for the water heater and a antifreeze feed for the pump, next year I guarantee you there will be no more busted pipes!!
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