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Old 07-09-2011, 01:28 PM   #261
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New interior stuff

Haven't done much on the 66 lately as we were away for most of June. Came home and finished the tile in the bathroom, added some cool pillows to the bedroom, and stripped the clear coat.
Next up is fabbing some lower tub surround panels, trimming out the carpet to tile spot and some polishing.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:04 PM   #262
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Love that tile.

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Old 07-11-2011, 03:45 PM   #263
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thanks Lowe's a buck each.
I started polishing too. Using Rob Baker's method so far, with success on the first pass. It uses Diamondbrite form Lowe's on a Cyclo. I wipe it down with mineral spirits after. I will have to get a bit more aggressive on some spots on the next pass, but so far I am looking pretty shiny in a half hour per panel.
I may try red compound on the tough spots and the Diamondbrite, or order one can of Nuvite G. Some very obvious filliform and one place where a kid scratched their name in the side, luckily not very deeply. Never saw that until I stripped the clearcoat.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:22 PM   #264
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Bathroom is finished

Finally after a month of trying to come up with a way to finish out the cracked tub surround panels,,,here they are.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:32 PM   #265
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Certainly was worth the wait! Looks great!
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Old 08-09-2011, 06:39 AM   #266
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The bath on 64,65,66 can be a challenge, nice job! Cant wait to see all your handiwork at Falluminum.

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Old 08-09-2011, 11:23 AM   #267
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thanks I did on the cheap, materials were under 40 bucks. Right in my budget LOL
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Old 09-06-2011, 03:39 PM   #268
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question- My trailer has that wheel on the front, that rolls the tongue around. It will sometimes hit the ground on an exit or entry with a dip, but rolls when it does.
Anyway it will not come off...have not tried a torch yet but so far with any other method it ain't budging.
What do those of you that have one of these do? Take it off when not needed. Leave it on all time?
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:56 PM   #269
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I've never seen one that wouldn't come off. To install a new jack, the wheel would have to be removed just to get off the old jack, right?
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Old 09-17-2011, 08:38 AM   #270
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It may take a torch to get it hot enough to remove, I tried a few days soak with blaster it did not budge..

On another note, got the lower trim molding striped. My usual black and burgundy red GA Dawgs color.
Also I opened up the panel under the belly pan for the umbilical tie in, cleaned everything in there with electrical spray cleaner and my light seem to work way better.
Gearing up for a short weekend in Chattanooga before we do Falluminum in N Ga.
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Old 12-10-2011, 11:57 AM   #271
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Power Inlet

Finally got the outside power inlet I have wanted. Got it on last Sunday, and looking forward to not having to pull the cable through that fake sewer hose deal these old 66s have. Next comes the water inlet.
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Where did you purchase your Hubbell power inlet? Can you tell me the distance the inlet is behind the mounting plate? I can't find that measurement on their website. Thanks!
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I got it on EBAY. Not sure of the distance but no problem mounting it at all. Borrowed the hole saw from a friend.Cut my old power cable and wired it right up. Got the inlet cable on the bay too another day.
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:58 PM   #274
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Vintage Trailer Supply sells a power receptacle. I plan on getting one from them.

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Yes they do. The VTS-660. But it says the depth behind the mounting flange is 2.2 inches. The Hubbell 50 amp says 1.4 inches. That is all the room I have. I can't find any specification on the 30 amp. I'd rather have the 30 amp if it is short enough.
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Old 03-03-2012, 02:29 PM   #277
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Unless the coach is garaged, the first step is to make it waterproof, using gaskets, sealers, etc.

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Old 03-03-2012, 03:31 PM   #278
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That is the power reciptical I put on the 1960. I built my own power cord. I got the parts at Lowe's


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Old 03-04-2012, 03:47 PM   #279
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I used my newly found Hitachi Polisher today with the black emery bar on some difficult corrosion. Looks like some progress on that finally. I hope to get more done when it warms back up some. Then the Cyclo will come back out.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:54 PM   #280
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Corrosion is a bear!

Been working this area and it looks better, but will it ever be free from that filliform?
I am guessing I would have to go too deep into the aluminum. Using that emery bar and cotton buff.
It will shine and look fine from 10' or more though.
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