More than one rivet loose
Join Date: Feb 2006
What I did on my summer vacation
7500 Miles, 130 Hours of driving. Avg Speed 58 MPH
Start Missoula Montana. Finish Missoula, Montana with stops in Montana (overnight), Wisconsin (overnight), Across the Mackinac Island Bridge (a first), Michigan (visit friends), Ohio (visit friends), New York (caravan up), New York (Birthday Bash), New York (Family), Maryland (Friend), Virginia (Friend), Virginia (Family), Virginia (Friends), Florida (Family), Alabama (overnight), Mississippi (Friend), Oklahoma (overnight), Colorado (overnight), Colorado (Forums Members), Utah (overnight), Oregon (Friends), Washington (overnight at AS of Spokane)
Must sees: Mackinac Island Bridge, Gunnison Gorge, Colorado Hwy 92, Dinosaur Area of North Western Colorado.
Work before the trip: Truck; New tires, New Starter. Trailer; New tires, Replaced high current electrical wiring, installed a real breaker panel, Preped for a third battery.
Work During the trip: Turbo Failed; EGR Valve replaced, Idler Pulley Failing; replaced as well as serpentine belt, Turbo Failed; over boost, Turbo Failed; over boost; hit a UDOT plastic Barrel with trailer. It launched quite far!
Work after the trip: Truck, Turbo Fixed, Oil temp checked, New Batteries, Fuel Filters, Oil Change. Trailer, replacing wheel bearings, checking axles for condition, Replacing Dexter Brakes with Kodiak, Replace Acti-brake actuator with Carlisle, Replacing Left Rock guard and pulling dent from skin.
I am glad to be home. School starts in twenty-six days.
Michelle TAC MT-0
Looking for a 1962 Flying Cloud