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Old 04-29-2011, 10:55 PM   #43
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Nice rig Dean,

I really like the color scheme and its so clean. That 454 is probably a bit thirsty but sure would like the power. You have been making some nice improvements. I can appreciate the work your doing there.. Keep us posted.

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Old 04-30-2011, 02:18 PM   #44
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Nice rig Dean,

I really like the color scheme and its so clean. That 454 is probably a bit thirsty but sure would like the power. You have been making some nice improvements. I can appreciate the work your doing there.. Keep us posted.

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Thanks Vinnie!

Exterior color scheme is not original. My dad had it redone a long time ago. It is supposed to be scheme from 90's mh. I really like it too. It does need to be redone again though. Front exterior cap was painted aluminum color and is now pealing off like a bad sun burn! The snow/rain in winter and 105 degree temps of summer really did a number on it over the last 3 years in northern Calif.

I'm guessing it gets about 8 mpg. I sure filled it up a lot driving it down from Eugene OR after my father passes away. I'm just about ready to get it smogged. Then hope to do some trips in it...Lassen national park Amd Yosemite are on the list!
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Old 04-30-2011, 06:12 PM   #45
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Try to join us in some of our Northern Calif. rallys.. you guys would be most welcomed and really enjoy yourself. Its a fun group.

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Old 05-01-2011, 12:19 PM   #46
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I was looking at your pics and noticed that you have a "Chin Spoiler" on the M/H...
Looks cool and I wondered if its a factory piece or aftermarket..
Could you post some closeup pics?

I was thinking about making one, to hide my levelers, and make the front end look better.
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Old 05-01-2011, 12:36 PM   #47
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I was looking at your pics and noticed that you have a "Chin Spoiler" on the M/H...
Looks cool and I wondered if its a factory piece or aftermarket..
Could you post some closeup pics?

I was thinking about making one, to hide my levelers, and make the front end look better.
It's home made. There is a frame made out of conduit and the sheet metal formed and painted. It's a very clean installation. I will tale pics and post a bit later.
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:29 PM   #48
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I got myself a pressure bleeding tool to bleed the brakes and was about to start yesterday when I saw reservoir was a mess. I removed it to replace with new.

Anyone seen these brake guard devices? In 1990's the government ordered the company to stop advertising as ABS unit. Wondering if they really do anything?
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Wow, that is a scary mess!
I read about the "Brake Guard", but have no idea how it works...
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It's home made. There is a frame made out of conduit and the sheet metal formed and painted. It's a very clean installation. I will tale pics and post a bit later.
Here are some pics of the front spoiler
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Got master cylinder replaced with new unit. It's the big expensive one. Napa parts said it would take two weeks to get from manufacture. Went across street to local parts house...they had it in two days.

Pressure bled brakes. That was a pain. Pressure bleeder cover for top of reservoir would not seal...what a mess. Bleeder valves also have no end to connect hose...another mess.

Drove about five feet forward and back and think I have brakes. Have to move mh tomorrow...down the hill, will see then if brakes work.

Also replaced power steering reservoir hose.

Replaced the steering stabilizer as well.
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Replaced shocks today with new Bilsteins and lubed chassis.
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Interior photos of my MH

I cleaned up a bit and thought I would take some photos...
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Supreme Job. thank you for sharing
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