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Old 05-25-2015, 11:42 AM   #71
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Old 06-01-2015, 03:40 PM   #72
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Side window track replace

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I am doing side window track replacement on one of my side rear windows. Got every thing out and cleaned ready to go back in. Quite a time consuming job you are right.

What did you find was the best way to reinstall everything. I have replaced the front slider tracks and they were easy to reinstall, This looks like it could be a bear, Any help would be appreciated as me and glass are not very good friends.
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:47 AM   #73
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Forget using the adhesive on the fuzzy schengel, it only makes a mess. But do run it all the way around 360 degrees, not done by the factory, it will hold the fixed window in place better and cut down on road noise. Replace all the gaskets as this is the only time you will be able to re-screen the screen. A good can of quality silicone will make everything go back much easier, clean weep hole track out the best you can and replace weep hole covers. All parts to do this job are available from Inland Supply.
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Old 06-20-2015, 03:42 PM   #74
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Today I am tig welding the patch panel over the previous owners I'll attempt to cover a cob job that whoever replaced the front furnace butchered up ! Also got the last remaining two windows done...I hope I never have to do that again...well maybe when I find the 350 of my dreams...at least I can get the experience on the 325 that I need. I got the seven blade fan that I ordered to replace the original 5 blade.Click image for larger version

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Old 06-28-2015, 04:15 PM   #75
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I put two solid days in this weekend. Still trying to finish up stage 1 of three on the 325. I have no finished swapping the KVH in-motion satellite from the 390 to the 325, along with all the cables. Also replaced the transfer switch that powers the rear AC while the generator is running. Finished the 50 amp cord hook-up through the generator compartment...will try it out this weekend while we are in Cooperstown for the July 4th weekend. Tonight I am going to mount the fire suppression bottle to the frame and get the wipers going.Click image for larger version

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Old 07-03-2015, 06:20 AM   #76
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I had a slight distraction this week from my 325. I traded my 01 390XL in for the 07 396XL that Bill Thomas Camper Sales was selling...funny thing...we were there in 07 picking up our 05 34' Classic 34 S/O when he was delivering the 07 396 to the new owner. I said to myself then...someday. We will pick up the 396 in August.
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Old 07-19-2015, 07:55 PM   #77
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We are here in Lancaster, PA for a week, a flawless ride from home, 8 hours of driving, took all state roads at 55 MPH or less. Only a short drive on I 81. I have been so busy with work and my distraction of purchasing a 396XL from Bill Thomas that I did not have enough time to replace the wiper motor module that Kota sent me until I had to pull into a rest stop during a rain shower !! The heat is oppressive hear 94 ! I'm glad I wired the 50 amp service into the generator compartment. We are in a great campsite, but the sun beats on the 325 all day long...a must to have both AC's on 24/7. I will post pictures tomorrow. Two Saturday's from now we leave for MO. With our 390XL. To pick up the 396XL. I like driving the 325 at 55, very comfortable, decent fuel economy, she'll go 70 or better, but what's the rush, plus you don't see the fuel gauge going down. Will post fuel economy when we return, with the rebuilt carb, tune up, vacuum lines replaced and all the other work I did as of now I think it's around 7 MPG.
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Old 07-20-2015, 09:59 AM   #78
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Picture shows 50 amp campground power plugged into generator's new 50 amp bulkhead plug sold through Marinco, which I installed during phase 1 of the rebuild. Temps. Here in the 90's, it's nice to have both AC's being able to run 24/7 !
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Old 07-28-2015, 08:10 PM   #79
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We got back from our trip to Lancaster ! Awesome performance avg. 7.9 MPG W/generator running, got the DirectV working with the KVH in-motion satellite system that I had on the 390XL. Only two overheats on the trip...less than I expected, one going down, one coming home. In October will pull the nose off AGAIN, take the three row out put the four row in, also got the new seven blade fan that I wanted to replace the five blade. Well, off to MO. This Sat. To trade in the 390 and pick up the 396....more later.
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Old 08-23-2015, 08:53 AM   #80
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This coming weekend 8/29, I will be finishing the installation of the fire suppression system. I strongly suggest this add-on for anybody wishing to protect there motorhome. The plan is to install 4 heads, refrigerator, generator, and 2 on the engine. I will post the pictures next Sunday 8/30.
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Old 08-23-2015, 09:32 AM   #81
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Look forward to any information of the fire suppression system! Also, Can you post the wiring details on your 50 amp conversion. I plan on doing both this fall/winter. I want to try and get the 50 amp done in September....

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Bob, did you notice on the home page, recent photo the two wrecked coaches? The Legacy looks like it has aluminum wheels on it. Their in Tennessee, only four though.
But I have two I could part with.
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Old 08-29-2015, 06:05 PM   #83
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The fire suppression system is going to take longer than expected...it has to be done right, and good enough will not work for me. Today I finished the generator compartment and the supply line going to the refrigerator compartment. I installed an isolation valve so I can remove the tank without draining the system. Location of the sprinkler heads is also very important.Click image for larger version

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