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Old 08-01-2012, 10:52 AM   #15
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I must say, I'm jealous of your shop! I'm about to get on the roof and install one of my new Fan-tastic fans this morning...it's only going to be 105 degrees today! I'm applying a bottle of sun screen now.

What are your plans for the little guy (the Argosy)? Does it have a 350 or 454?
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Old 08-01-2012, 11:41 AM   #16
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I must say, I'm jealous of your shop! I'm about to get on the roof and install one of my new Fan-tastic fans this morning...it's only going to be 105 degrees today! I'm applying a bottle of sun screen now.
Just installed a Maxair in our 310 and it made a huge difference in the air temperatures inside the coach. It was actually easier to install than I thought it would be.

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It originally had a 454 in it but at some point in its life the motor was removed for use in a stock car The PO had installed a newly built 350 engine but never finished with the rest of the installation. When we got it we opted to pull the 350 and install a built up 454 that has a nice towing cam, headers and a nice edelbrock carburetor and edelbrock intake manifold. I will likely install a 4L80E overdrive transmission as well.

We were originally going to use the Argosy as a tow vehicle for the race car trailer but it looks like we are going to be getting out of racing so it will likely just be used for camping trips and hauling my Triumph TR4 around the country.

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Old 08-01-2012, 02:59 PM   #17
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Glad to see you back on the forums . I've got my Argosy running now trying to work on the inside waiting for the weather to cool off.
That is the cutest motor home ever . good to know you haven't given up on it.
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Old 08-01-2012, 03:44 PM   #18
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Glad to see you back on the forums . I've got my Argosy running now trying to work on the inside waiting for the weather to cool off.
I still have a busy schedule but having spent so much time lately dismantling the 345 I wanted to try and catch up what was happening on the forum. I'll probably end up going back into stealth mode in the near future

I'm glad to hear you got your Argosy to run. Doesn't your air conditioner cool it enough to work on the inside right now?

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There is always the possiblity that the Argosy might have given up on me
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I'm glad to hear you got your Argosy to run. Doesn't your air conditioner cool it enough to work on the inside right now?

Well when it hits 100degrees plus it doesn't cool enough.Doing a fiberglass shower pan I would hate to expire from the fumes .If the monsoons keep up I can go back to work on it.

There is always the possiblity that the Argosy might have given up on me [/QUOTE]
I don't think would ever give up on us as long as we show them a little love sometimes.
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Well when it hits 100degrees plus it doesn't cool enough.Doing a fiberglass shower pan I would hate to expire from the fumes .If the monsoons keep up I can go back to work on it.
Yeah that would suck to try fiberglassing something in a hot enclosed environment

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Let's hope so!
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