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Forum: Classic Motorhomes Yesterday, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Kota
I replaced all 8 leveling system springs today. ...

I replaced all 8 leveling system springs today. Before leaving it in Boulder I put it up on the jacks to keep most of the weight off the new Michelins. Also parked it some Teflon cutting mats to...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-23-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Kota
I do indeed! The more I get into it the more I...

I do indeed! The more I get into it the more I like it. It’s is really is in excellent condition except for the finish, trim, and graphics. The downside of a life in the Carson City Nevada sun. ...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-22-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Kota
I’ve got new airbags, leveling valves, and shocks...

I’ve got new airbags, leveling valves, and shocks on the way. The 25 year old bags are pretty cracked but the leaks are in the control valves. I had hoped to take care of that in Colorado and drive...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-22-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Kota
The airbags pumped up so I took it for a ride...

The airbags pumped up so I took it for a ride around the farm.

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Running really nice!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-22-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,861
Posted By Kota
The Dog House

The rebuilt Allison transmission controller (ECU) came back back from Transmission Instruments today. Not sure what all they replace but these 25 year old WTec II apparently have some electrolytic...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-20-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Kota
We like our 95 360 so much we bought a 94. A...

We like our 95 360 so much we bought a 94. A true manifestation of Einstein’s alleged definition of insanity.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-15-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Kota
Now that I have this project home and as much as...

Now that I have this project home and as much as I like collecting things, it time to let someone else enjoy my 95. I’d like to get $50k for it. 380977
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-14-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 247,074
Posted By Kota
380859 Sunset at 12,000 on Trail Ridge. All...

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Sunset at 12,000 on Trail Ridge. All smoke. Usually crystal clear.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-14-2020, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Kota
We spent last week in Boulder. In the 35 years I...

We spent last week in Boulder. In the 35 years I lived there I never saw anything like it. We took a ride up to RMNP to look at the leaves and see some elk. Smoke was so bad on top we turned back...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-13-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Kota
Do you know what the original engine was? Isuzu...

Do you know what the original engine was? Isuzu Diesel? What transmission did they mate the Cummins to? There is quite a science to make an engine transplant work well. Could be a gem or a lemon.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-10-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,861
Posted By Kota
I had storage insurance on it. I have to have an...

I had storage insurance on it. I have to have an adjuster look at it. The rental place guy was nice didn’t charge me for the whole month of October. I think the window parts are still available....
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-10-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,861
Posted By Kota
The Dog House

In a big way! When we left Boulder a few tears ago the biggest problem was people not picking up after their dogs. They tried implementing a DNA tracking and enforcement system. Now they are...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-09-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Kota
Sent the Allison ECU to Transmission Instruments...

Sent the Allison ECU to Transmission Instruments today. They have a age problem with capacitors that have created an industry in rebuilding them. They are very hard to find so refurbished units are...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-09-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,861
Posted By Kota
Got Skiddy out and dug a bit of a loading dock...

Got Skiddy out and dug a bit of a loading dock next to the barn. Worked pretty well. I might get some RR ties and make it permanent.

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It was quite an adventure. Got to visit a...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-09-2020, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Kota
We cleaned up the mess, charged the batteries,...

We cleaned up the mess, charged the batteries, and it started like it was run yesterday. It had been two years since I had been out there.

Driving it home had not been an option due to a failed...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-09-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,861
Posted By Kota
5 years later... As some of you might recall...

5 years later...

As some of you might recall our life took a major turn when family health issues moved us back home to Michigan from Colorado along 35 years of “stuff”. My brother and I went...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-22-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 191,976
Posted By Kota
We will be a definite maybe! Need to start...

We will be a definite maybe!

Need to start getting the group together after all covid winds down.

We are camping at northern exposure this week. Site of the get together a couple years ago....
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-22-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By Kota
On the road again ....

Hope to do a more few fall trips. Short ride up to Northern Exposure to celebrate 65 and official retirement from drivin da bus.

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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-08-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Looks like some potential exposure to debris or...

Looks like some potential exposure to debris or an alligator on that pan. You going put a bash guard on it.
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-02-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Kota
Diesel conversion

My 360 with the 5.9L 12 valve on a Spartan chassis gets about exactly the same pulling the Jeep. I get 12-14 reliably without. We cruise the speed limit.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-08-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
370 LE start to finish.....

Congratulations on a successful project. Has to be a great feeling of satisfaction for all the hard work. You need to travel like Charlie! Forget the Volt and get a fat tire bike. I’m actually...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-22-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
We’ve done more trips from Colorado and Michigan...

We’ve done more trips from Colorado and Michigan than I can count. I-80 is always painful. You were smart to avoid 80 across ill annoy. If you head north, we’ve stayed here for several trips. ...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-21-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,396
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Posted By Kota
Looks like a nice camp! What’s your route west?

Looks like a nice camp! What’s your route west?
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-20-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,396
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Posted By Kota
Do you have a lock up torque converter? Thought...

Do you have a lock up torque converter? Thought you mentioned transmission controller programming.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-19-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,396
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Posted By Kota
Buck Rogers “blasted off” for adventures! He...

Buck Rogers “blasted off” for adventures! He didn’t “launch”! [emoji1]
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-19-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Blast off? Godspeed and fair winds!

Blast off? Godspeed and fair winds!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-14-2020, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Kota
A thing of beauty!

A thing of beauty!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-10-2020, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Kota
Can’t wait for the blow by blow commentary. ...

Can’t wait for the blow by blow commentary. Literally! Plan your road time around the weather. Winds can be a bitch. Heat can be nasty! Then there’s hail... Plan your driving around the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-09-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 486,478
Posted By Kota
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-08-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Kota
Problems replacing backup camera/ what does the rear rib look like ?

I picked out a coax and a pair of wires from the old cable and spliced the ends of the cable that came with my new $200 color high resolution system. Works great!

Other option is go underneath...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-08-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Kota
I wouldn’t pay a premium for a 360 gas vs any...

I wouldn’t pay a premium for a 360 gas vs any other classic. Same configuration and chassis and has a tag axle. The 360 diesel is on a Spartan diesel pusher chassis.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-07-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Fall get together in Cooperstown? Our...

Fall get together in Cooperstown?

Our camping has been curtailed due to the lockdown of Michigan. I believe campgrounds will be allowed to open latter this month.

I was also planning on...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-24-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 191,976
Posted By Kota
Might be a bit soon for us. Hoping for a get...

Might be a bit soon for us. Hoping for a get together this fall. Planning some unplugged trips this summer.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-27-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
You could wire them into the stereo with one of...

You could wire them into the stereo with one of those disco light show controllers!

I have several circuits in the 95 that change colors 2 or 3 times. Lucky that the Spartan chassis only uses...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-23-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Sure to change when this mess is over but I paid...

Sure to change when this mess is over but I paid $1.03 for regular yesterday. Diesel is still over $2.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-20-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-02-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 191,976
Posted By Kota
Classic Motor home get together

Hey Bob,

Is your great adventure on hold?

Stay “negative!” ;)
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-01-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 191,976
Posted By Kota
It’s been a tragic year with loss of Tony and the...

It’s been a tragic year with loss of Tony and the Coronavirus outbreak. Looks like travel this spring will not be an option. Hopefully, a fall gathering will be possible. Pray that everyone is...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-22-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Being somewhat of a diyer... 363722

Being somewhat of a diyer...

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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-19-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,073
Posted By Kota
And now a 345LE?

I need to move a 360 from Boulder Co to Michigan. Having a hard time finding the right transport. Who did you use? What do they call that rig. Every time I’ve posted a very specific request to the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,769
Posted By Kota
Our lives are all richer for having Tony, Gabby,...

Our lives are all richer for having Tony, Gabby, and family in our lives. We will miss Tony and hope Gabby can make future gatherings. Let us know if we can help with anything.

Memories of...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-03-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 191,976
Posted By Kota
That would be fun. We’re planning on a trip to...

That would be fun. We’re planning on a trip to Boulder in April as weather permits.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-01-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 59,990
Posted By Kota
Good to hear from you! Didn’t get any interest...

Good to hear from you! Didn’t get any interest in a spring gathering in Michigan so we’ll see if anything else develops. We will be doing a road trip to Boulder this spring. Maybe we can get...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-24-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Lookin good !

Lookin good !
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-11-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 247,074
Posted By Kota
Looks like the [emoji90] is hitting the fan down...

Looks like the [emoji90] is hitting the fan down there! How’s it going? We’ve had some interesting weather experiences down there this time of the year.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-07-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
Bob, What climate controller and actuators...

Bob,

What climate controller and actuators did you come up with?

I really want to get rid of my vacuum system.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-16-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 243,843
Posted By Kota
You’re a brave man Robert! I need to redo my...

You’re a brave man Robert!

I need to redo my dashboard. Plastic is cracked and I want to redo it in aluminum. Real mess behind those gauges.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-12-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 247,074
Posted By Kota
And snakes! Turtles, birds, fish... it’s...

And snakes! Turtles, birds, fish... it’s definitely worth the side trip.

Lots of local flavor around there. My mom had to go to Sopchoppy to buy pottery every year. Follow the signs down the 2...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-11-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 247,074
Posted By Kota
Wakulla Springs is a pretty good day trip. ...

Wakulla Springs is a pretty good day trip.

https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/edward-ball-wakulla-springs-state-park
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-11-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 247,074
Posted By Kota
Looks like a great escape from this gloomy...

Looks like a great escape from this gloomy weather. I grew up here but 35 years in Colorado really have missing the [emoji274]. My parents escaped to st George island every February. Ann and I...
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