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FINN'S INN EXPRESS REMODELING ADVENTURE AND TECH. TIPS

Copyrighted descriptions and photos of the ongoing restoration, modifications and tips performed on John Finn's 1982 Forward Control 35 foot Rear Bath (FC35RB) model Bluebird Wanderlodge ('BIRD), many of which can be used on any 'Bird. There are a large amount of photos on this "THUMBNAIL" page to choose from, which can take a long time to load depending on your system. Just click on the "THUMBNAIL" of the photo that you want to enlarge, for better viewing. Some articles and photos, from other contributors are edited by John and noted. PLEASE EMAIL JOHN FOR PERMISSION TO COPY THE PHOTOS FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE iamflagman@aol.com.
FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT MY BLUE BIRD WANDERLODGE CLICK ON NEXT AT THE RIGHT, OR JUST CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE THE THUMBNAILS,
FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT MY BLUE BIRD WANDERLODGE CLICK ON "NEXT" AT THE RIGHT, OR JUST CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE THE THUMBNAILS,
I BOUGHT THE 'BIRD AFTER THE AUCTION WINNER COULDN'T COME UP WITH THE MONEY
I BOUGHT THE 'BIRD AFTER THE AUCTION WINNER COULDN'T COME UP WITH THE MONEY
I RECOMMEND THE WANDERLODGE OWNERS GROUP FORUM AT www,WanderlodgeOwnersGroup.com
I RECOMMEND THE WANDERLODGE OWNERS GROUP FORUM AT www,WanderlodgeOwnersGroup.com
3208NA FAT CAT POWER
3208NA FAT CAT POWER
CENTER LINE GUIDE DASH MARKER TAPE.jpg
CENTER LINE GUIDE DASH MARKER TAPE.jpg
IT WAS FIRST OWNED BY  GREY EAGLE DISTRIBUTING A BUDWEISER DISTRIBUTOR  AND WAS USED AT PROMOTIONS, RACES AND THE SUPER BOWL
IT WAS FIRST OWNED BY GREY EAGLE DISTRIBUTING A BUDWEISER DISTRIBUTOR AND WAS USED AT PROMOTIONS, RACES AND THE SUPER BOWL
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, AS I PAID A VISIT IN 2007 TO THE ORIGINAL OWNERS OF MY 'BIRD IN ST. LOUIS
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, AS I PAID A VISIT IN 2007 TO THE ORIGINAL OWNERS OF MY 'BIRD IN ST. LOUIS
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
MY FIRST VISITORS WERE MY OLD BOYS TOWN CLASSMATE BOB PHILLIPS AND HIS WIFE MARIAN, WHO I SAW WHILE PASSING THROUGH VICKSBURG
MY FIRST "VISITORS" WERE MY OLD BOYS TOWN CLASSMATE BOB PHILLIPS AND HIS WIFE MARIAN, WHO I SAW WHILE PASSING THROUGH VICKSBURG
WE COULDN'T EAT UNTIL WE HAD ONE MORE PHOTO TAKEN BY MARIAN, SHE ALSO TOOK A LOT ON HER CAMERA
WE COULDN'T EAT UNTIL WE HAD ONE MORE PHOTO TAKEN BY MARIAN, SHE ALSO TOOK A LOT ON HER CAMERA
I STOPPED BY THE BLUEBIRD WANDERLODGE FACTORY, WHERE THE 'BIRD WAS BUILT
I STOPPED BY THE BLUEBIRD WANDERLODGE FACTORY, WHERE THE 'BIRD WAS BUILT
WHILE I WAS AT THE FACTORY I STAYED AT THE BIRDS NEST CAMPGROUND FREE TO 'BIRD OWNERS
WHILE I WAS AT THE FACTORY I STAYED AT "THE BIRDS NEST" CAMPGROUND FREE TO 'BIRD OWNERS
THE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE GREAT, THEY LET THE NEW POLICE CHIEF PARK HIS NON-'BIRD THERE WHILE HE SEARCHED FOR A NEW HOME
THE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE GREAT, THEY LET THE NEW POLICE CHIEF PARK HIS "NON-'BIRD" THERE WHILE HE SEARCHED FOR A NEW HOME
AS YOU CAN SEE THE 'NEST' ADJOINS THE FACTORY
AS YOU CAN SEE THE 'NEST' ADJOINS THE FACTORY
NOW HOW DO I GET IT IN THE GATE, FIRST I'D HAVE TO MOVE THE VAN (FINN'S INN#5)
NOW HOW DO I GET IT IN THE GATE, FIRST I'D HAVE TO MOVE THE VAN (FINN'S INN#5)
IT IS THREE FEET LONGER THAN FINN'S INN#4 AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL BE A TIGHT FIT
IT IS THREE FEET LONGER THAN FINN'S INN#4 AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL BE A TIGHT FIT
THERE IS A FOUR FOOT DEEP DITCH DIRECTLY TO THE LEFT OF THIS PHOTO, SO THERE IS NOT MUCH MANEUVERING ROOM
THERE IS A FOUR FOOT DEEP DITCH DIRECTLY TO THE LEFT OF THIS PHOTO, SO THERE IS NOT MUCH MANEUVERING ROOM
THAT REAR OVERHANG MIGHT BE A PROBLEM
THAT REAR OVERHANG MIGHT BE A PROBLEM
GETTING CLOSE NOW, JUST TAKE YOUR TIME
GETTING CLOSE NOW, JUST TAKE YOUR TIME
DID YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS, I JUST HAVE TO PARK THE VAN BEHIND #6 AND IN FRONT OF #4 IN THE BACKGROUND ON THE PAD
DID YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS, I JUST HAVE TO PARK THE VAN BEHIND #6 AND IN FRONT OF #4 IN THE BACKGROUND ON THE PAD
IT FILLS UP THE AREA IN FRONT OF THE SHOP, SO I HAVE TO MOVE IT IF I WANT TO GET THE CADILLAC OUT
IT FILLS UP THE AREA IN FRONT OF THE SHOP, SO I HAVE TO MOVE IT IF I WANT TO GET THE CADILLAC OUT
MY HOME PAD IS LOCATED NEXT TO MY SMALL SHOP
MY HOME PAD IS LOCATED NEXT TO MY SMALL SHOP
THE PAD INCLUDES A DECK AND IT IS ALL FENCED IN FOR BUDDY, IF NEEDED
THE PAD INCLUDES A DECK AND IT IS ALL FENCED IN FOR BUDDY, IF NEEDED
MY PAD
MY PAD
AN UPGRADED 'BIRD, YOU CAN SEE THE NEW TV ANTENNA, AIR CONDITIONER, SATELLITE TV,  MAXIVENTS,  NEW TIRES AND POLISHED WHEELS
AN UPGRADED 'BIRD, YOU CAN SEE THE NEW TV ANTENNA, AIR CONDITIONER, SATELLITE TV, MAXIVENTS, NEW TIRES AND POLISHED WHEELS
BUDDY HAS OFFICIALLY PICKED OUT HIS NEW OBSERVATION POST
BUDDY HAS OFFICIALLY PICKED OUT HIS NEW OBSERVATION POST
THE FRONT SEATS WILL BE REPLACED BY NEW FLEXSTEEL SEATS
THE FRONT SEATS WILL BE REPLACED BY NEW FLEXSTEEL SEATS
MANUALLY UNLOCKING THE SEAT SLIDE LOCK
MANUALLY UNLOCKING THE SEAT SLIDE LOCK
NEW FRONT SEATS
NEW FRONT SEATS
USING THE COMPUTER ON THE ROAD
USING THE COMPUTER ON THE ROAD
STOP ACCIDENTALLY TURNING OFF THE ROOF AIR CONDITIONERS
STOP ACCIDENTALLY TURNING OFF THE ROOF AIR CONDITIONERS
TRAILER ELECTRIC BRAKE CONTROL AND CB RADIO
TRAILER ELECTRIC BRAKE CONTROL AND CB RADIO
BRAKE CONTROLLER ADJUSTMENT NORMAL SETTING
BRAKE CONTROLLER ADJUSTMENT NORMAL SETTING
A CB IS NEEDED FOR COMMUNICATION AT LSR RACES AND HERE IS A ANTENNA AND ANTENNA WHIP HOLD DOWN CLIP
A CB IS NEEDED FOR COMMUNICATION AT LSR RACES AND HERE IS A ANTENNA AND ANTENNA WHIP HOLD DOWN CLIP
THESE CHAIRS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED BY A RECLINER AND A SMALL BUILT IN TABLE
THESE CHAIRS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED BY A RECLINER AND A SMALL BUILT IN TABLE
CABINETS BEFORE MODIFYING
CABINETS BEFORE MODIFYING
CUT DOWN CABINET
CUT DOWN CABINET
THE COUCH WILL BE RECOVERED TO MATCH THE OTHER SEATS
THE COUCH WILL BE RECOVERED TO MATCH THE OTHER SEATS
NEW LIVING ROOM COUCH.jpg
NEW LIVING ROOM COUCH.jpg
LIGHT ADDED IN DINNING AREA.jpg
LIGHT ADDED IN DINNING AREA.jpg
THE DINETTE WILL BE RECOVERED AND A NEW TABLE INSTALLED
THE DINETTE WILL BE RECOVERED AND A NEW TABLE INSTALLED
NEW DINING TABLE
NEW DINING TABLE
THE OLD MICROWAVE IS SHOT, SO ANOTHER ONE WILL BE BUILT IN
THE OLD MICROWAVE IS SHOT, SO ANOTHER ONE WILL BE BUILT IN
NEW MICROWAVE AND COOK-TOP STOVE
NEW MICROWAVE AND COOK-TOP STOVE
THE NEW NORCOLD REFRIGERATOR
THE NEW NORCOLD REFRIGERATOR
TV BRACE AND OLD MICROWAVE OPENING
TV BRACE AND OLD MICROWAVE OPENING
ICE MAKER CABINET MODIFIED INTO CLOTHES HAMPER
ICE MAKER CABINET MODIFIED INTO CLOTHES HAMPER
KITCHEN FLOOR BEFORE INSTALLING THE EBONY TILES
KITCHEN FLOOR BEFORE INSTALLING THE EBONY TILES
THE OLD AREA WHERE THE KEG COOLER ONCE WAS
THE OLD AREA WHERE THE KEG COOLER ONCE WAS
THE NEW STORAGE CABINET, WITH THE HIDDEN DRAWERS
THE NEW STORAGE CABINET, WITH THE HIDDEN DRAWERS
MY BIRD HAS A THREE SINK VERSION
MY BIRD HAS A THREE SINK VERSION
HOW DO I GET TO THE HOT AND COLD WATER FITTINGS ON THE KITCHEN SINK FAUCET?
HOW DO I GET TO THE HOT AND COLD WATER FITTINGS ON THE KITCHEN SINK FAUCET?
A NEW MOEN RENZO MODEL 87316C FAUCET PURCHASED AT LOWE'S WAS INSTALLED
A NEW MOEN RENZO MODEL 87316C FAUCET PURCHASED AT LOWE'S WAS INSTALLED
THIS IS HOW BLUEBIRD BUILT THE BEDROOM FOR BUDWEISER, EQUIPPED WITH BACK BOLSTERS AND ARM RESTS FOR ENTERTAINING MORE GUESTS
THIS IS HOW BLUEBIRD BUILT THE BEDROOM FOR BUDWEISER, EQUIPPED WITH BACK BOLSTERS AND ARM RESTS FOR ENTERTAINING MORE GUESTS
THE OLD TV WILL GO AND A LARGER BUILT IN UNIT WILL REPLACE IT
THE OLD TV WILL GO AND A LARGER BUILT IN UNIT WILL REPLACE IT
BEDROOM TV STAND
BEDROOM TV STAND
NEW BEDROOM LIGHTS
NEW BEDROOM LIGHTS
THIS AREA OF THE REAR BATH WILL STAY THE SAME
THIS AREA OF THE REAR BATH WILL STAY THE SAME
A SHIRT CLOSET WILL BE BUILT ON TOP OF THIS VANITY AND A CHINA TOILET  WILL REPLACE THE PLASTIC ONE
A SHIRT CLOSET WILL BE BUILT ON TOP OF THIS VANITY AND A CHINA TOILET WILL REPLACE THE PLASTIC ONE
TIS IS THE NEW SHIRT CLOSET IN THE BATHROOM, MOUNTED ON TOP OF THE EXISTING DRAWERS
TIS IS THE NEW SHIRT CLOSET IN THE BATHROOM, MOUNTED ON TOP OF THE EXISTING DRAWERS
THE BATHROOM SHOWING THE NEW TILES
THE BATHROOM SHOWING THE NEW TILES
BATHROOM CERAMIC HEATER
BATHROOM CERAMIC HEATER
HERE YOU CAN SEE THE OLD HEATER GRILL WAS USED WITH A HINGE AT THE TOP, TO COVER THE CUTOUT FOR THE CERAMIC HEATER
HERE YOU CAN SEE THE OLD HEATER GRILL WAS USED WITH A HINGE AT THE TOP, TO COVER THE CUTOUT FOR THE CERAMIC HEATER
WATER HEATER VENTS PAINTED WITH RUSTOLEUM HAMMERED METAL PAINT
WATER HEATER VENTS PAINTED WITH RUSTOLEUM HAMMERED METAL PAINT
WATER HEATER IS LOCATED IN BOTTOM OF REAR BATHROOM CLOSET, DOOR OPENING IS 17 WIDE WITH DOOR ATTACHED
WATER HEATER IS LOCATED IN BOTTOM OF REAR BATHROOM CLOSET, DOOR OPENING IS 17" WIDE WITH DOOR ATTACHED
MEASUREMENTS 18 WIDE ( ADD 3/4' FOR THE CONTROL ELEMENT COVER) BY 16 1/2 TALL
MEASUREMENTS 18" WIDE ( ADD 3/4' FOR THE CONTROL ELEMENT COVER) BY 16 1/2" TALL
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DSC04357.JPG
HERE IS THE EMPTY WATER HEATER COMPARTMENT, SHOWING ONLY HEAT TAPES AND NO FREEZE HEATER
HERE IS THE EMPTY WATER HEATER COMPARTMENT, SHOWING ONLY HEAT TAPES AND NO FREEZE HEATER
I HAVE HUGGED A FEW THRONES IN THE PAST, BUT I DIDN'T WANT TO DO THAT THIS TIME
I HAVE HUGGED A FEW "THRONES" IN THE PAST, BUT I DIDN'T WANT TO DO THAT THIS TIME
WATER PRESSURE REGULATOR
WATER PRESSURE REGULATOR
BATHROOM REMODEL
BATHROOM REMODEL
MY 'BIRD IS.......................
MY 'BIRD IS.......................
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
LED INDIRECT ROPE LIGHTS
LED INDIRECT ROPE LIGHTS
12 VOLT INTERIOR ROPE LIGHTS
12 VOLT INTERIOR ROPE LIGHTS
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
APPRAISAL PHOTO 2010
ADJUSTABLE COMPRESSION CAM LATCH
ADJUSTABLE COMPRESSION CAM LATCH
THE GENERATOR SLIDE OUT WILL HAVE TO BE REPAIRED SO IT LOCKS INTO PLACE
THE GENERATOR SLIDE OUT WILL HAVE TO BE REPAIRED SO IT LOCKS INTO PLACE
GENSET DOOR.jpg
GENSET DOOR.jpg
GENSET COVER INSIDE.jpg
GENSET COVER INSIDE.jpg
FAN REMOVAL.jpg
FAN REMOVAL.jpg
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1.jpg
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6.jpg
12 VOLT FAN NOT SATISFIED WITH RESULTS.jpg
12 VOLT FAN NOT SATISFIED WITH RESULTS.jpg
ORIGINAL PERKINS OIL BATH AIR FILTER
ORIGINAL PERKINS OIL BATH AIR FILTER
THE START OF THE GENSET MODIFICATION, ALL OF THE OLD COOLING SYSTEM PARTS ARE REMOVED. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL OF THE PHOTOS
THE START OF THE GENSET MODIFICATION, ALL OF THE OLD COOLING SYSTEM PARTS ARE REMOVED. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL OF THE PHOTOS
AN OPENING IS CUT IN THE FLOOR OF THE GENERATOR COMPARTMENT TO ALLOW AIR TO FLOW OUT THE BOTTOM
AN OPENING IS CUT IN THE FLOOR OF THE GENERATOR COMPARTMENT TO ALLOW AIR TO FLOW OUT THE BOTTOM
THE OLD EXHAUST SYSTEM WAS REMOVED AND UPGRADED TO A SINGLE ONE PIECE SYSTEM
THE OLD EXHAUST SYSTEM WAS REMOVED AND UPGRADED TO A SINGLE ONE PIECE SYSTEM
RANDY DUPREE STARTING TO BUILD THE FRAME WORK FOR THE NEW SWING OPEN DOOR
RANDY DUPREE STARTING TO BUILD THE FRAME WORK FOR THE NEW SWING OPEN DOOR
MORE WELDING BEING DONE
MORE WELDING BEING DONE
LOUVERS WERE ADDED TO HELP SEND THE FLOW OF HEATED AIR TOWARD THE CENTER OF THE COACH, SIMILAR TO THE ORIGINAL SETUP
LOUVERS WERE ADDED TO HELP SEND THE FLOW OF HEATED AIR TOWARD THE CENTER OF THE COACH, SIMILAR TO THE ORIGINAL SETUP
THE NEW SQUIRREL CAGE FAN MOUNTED ON THE OLD RADIATOR THAT WAS LAID FLAT A NEW FREE FLOWING AIR FILTER WAS USED
THE NEW SQUIRREL CAGE FAN MOUNTED ON THE OLD RADIATOR THAT WAS LAID FLAT A NEW FREE FLOWING AIR FILTER WAS USED
VOLTAGE REGULATOR RESET AND 120 VOLT CIRCUIT BREAKERS.jpg
VOLTAGE REGULATOR RESET AND 120 VOLT CIRCUIT BREAKERS.jpg
THE OLD OIL BATH AIR FILTER (WITHOUT OIL) WAS USED AS A MUFFLER, WITH THE DUPREE FILTER TO HELP REDUCE INTAKE SOUND
THE OLD OIL BATH AIR FILTER (WITHOUT OIL) WAS USED AS A MUFFLER, WITH THE DUPREE FILTER TO HELP REDUCE INTAKE SOUND
A TRACTOR MUFFLER WAS USED, BUT WILL BE REPLACED LATER AS THIS ONE IS TOO LOUD
A TRACTOR MUFFLER WAS USED, BUT WILL BE REPLACED LATER AS THIS ONE IS TOO LOUD
REMOVABLE PERKINS GENSET ENGINE OIL FILLING FUNNEL.
REMOVABLE PERKINS GENSET ENGINE OIL FILLING FUNNEL.
THE RADIATOR IS NOW SEALED,THE FILLER CAP IS IN THE MANIFOLD COOLER HOSE AND A SIPHONING CATCH TANK IS USED FOR EASY ACCESS
THE RADIATOR IS NOW SEALED,THE FILLER CAP IS IN THE MANIFOLD COOLER HOSE AND A SIPHONING CATCH TANK IS USED FOR EASY ACCESS
EXTENDED PERKINS ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK
EXTENDED PERKINS ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK
A SWING OPEN DOOR WAS ADDED FOR EASY ACCESS TO THE FLUID LEVELS AND BELT, WITHOUT HAVING TO SLIDE THE GENSET DRAWER OUT
A SWING OPEN DOOR WAS ADDED FOR EASY ACCESS TO THE FLUID LEVELS AND BELT, WITHOUT HAVING TO SLIDE THE GENSET DRAWER OUT
THE LEFT SIDE  DOOR FRAME IS ATTACHED TO THE DRAWER WITH THESE BRACKETS WHICH ALSO HAVE THE DRAWER LOCK TABS
THE LEFT SIDE DOOR FRAME IS ATTACHED TO THE DRAWER WITH THESE BRACKETS WHICH ALSO HAVE THE DRAWER LOCK TABS
THE  RIGHT SIDE DOOR FRAME IS ATTACHED TO THE DRAWER WITH THESE BRACKETS WHICH ALSO HAVE THE DRAWER LOCK TABS
THE RIGHT SIDE DOOR FRAME IS ATTACHED TO THE DRAWER WITH THESE BRACKETS WHICH ALSO HAVE THE DRAWER LOCK TABS
THE DOOR LATCH IS SHOWN ON THE BACK SIDE, IT IS AVAILABLE FROM McMASTER AND CARR
THE DOOR LATCH IS SHOWN ON THE BACK SIDE, IT IS AVAILABLE FROM McMASTER AND CARR
A HEAVY DUTY PIANO STYLE HINGE WAS USED TO ALLOW THE DOOR TO SWING OPEN AND CLOSE, IT IS AVAILABLE FROM McMASTER AND CARR
A HEAVY DUTY PIANO STYLE HINGE WAS USED TO ALLOW THE DOOR TO SWING OPEN AND CLOSE, IT IS AVAILABLE FROM McMASTER AND CARR
THE BOTTOM OF THE DOOR FRAME IS ATTACHED TO THE GENSET DRAWER USING BOLTS AND NUTS THROUGH THIS BRACKET AND SPACERS
THE BOTTOM OF THE DOOR FRAME IS ATTACHED TO THE GENSET DRAWER USING BOLTS AND NUTS THROUGH THIS BRACKET AND SPACERS
A DOOR LATCH SECURES THE SWING DOOR IN PLACE IT IS AVAILABLE FROM McMASTER AND CARR
A DOOR LATCH SECURES THE SWING DOOR IN PLACE IT IS AVAILABLE FROM McMASTER AND CARR
THE SLIDE UNIT STILL WORKS, GIVING ACCESS TO THE CONTROL BOX AND OTHER PARTS OF THE GENERATOR, THE DOOR IS OPEN HERE FOR DISPLAY
THE SLIDE UNIT STILL WORKS, GIVING ACCESS TO THE CONTROL BOX AND OTHER PARTS OF THE GENERATOR, THE DOOR IS OPEN HERE FOR DISPLAY
THE GENSET SWING DOOR IS NOW COMPLETE WITH BLACKOUT PAINT AT THE BOTTOM
THE GENSET SWING DOOR IS NOW COMPLETE WITH BLACKOUT PAINT AT THE BOTTOM
GENERATOR COMPARTMENT INSULATION AND ENCLOSURE
GENERATOR COMPARTMENT INSULATION AND ENCLOSURE
AURALEX FOAM JPEG
AURALEX FOAM JPEG
GENERATOR COMPARTMENT ADDITION
GENERATOR COMPARTMENT ADDITION
GENERATOR COMPARTMENT BACK PANELS
GENERATOR COMPARTMENT BACK PANELS
GENERATOR DRAWER LOCK AND SEALING GASKET
GENERATOR DRAWER LOCK AND SEALING GASKET
PERKINS GENSET ENGINE NEW OIL DRAIN VALVE
PERKINS GENSET ENGINE NEW OIL DRAIN VALVE
A SOLUTION FOR THOSE TIRED FINGERS.jpg
A SOLUTION FOR THOSE TIRED FINGERS.jpg
NEW GENSET ONE PIECE EXHAUST SYSTEM
NEW GENSET ONE PIECE EXHAUST SYSTEM
GENERATOR STACK
GENERATOR STACK
REMOVABLE GENSET EXHAUST STACK ATTACHING POINTS
REMOVABLE GENSET EXHAUST STACK ATTACHING POINTS
HERE'S MY BIRMINGHAM STRIPE CREATED WHEN AVOIDING BEING HIT BY A TRUCK ALONG SIDE ME I CAME IN CONTACT WITH A CURB
HERE'S MY BIRMINGHAM STRIPE CREATED WHEN AVOIDING BEING HIT BY A TRUCK ALONG SIDE ME I CAME IN CONTACT WITH A CURB
GENSET LOCKING MECHANISM, THE HOLE AT THE ABOVE ARROW SHOWING A MISSING PART IS THE OIL DRAIN HOLE
GENSET LOCKING MECHANISM, THE HOLE AT THE ABOVE ARROW SHOWING A MISSING PART IS THE OIL DRAIN HOLE
GENSET BOLT/PIN REPAIR AND BENT CENTER HOLE ON LOCK
GENSET BOLT/PIN REPAIR AND BENT CENTER HOLE ON LOCK
CAM PLAY PROBLEM AND BUSHING REPAIR
CAM PLAY PROBLEM AND BUSHING REPAIR
ANIMATED PHOTOS OF THE GENSET DRAWER LOCK ASSEMBLY
ANIMATED PHOTOS OF THE GENSET DRAWER LOCK ASSEMBLY
PERKINS ENGINE NUMBER LOCATION JPG.jpg
PERKINS ENGINE NUMBER LOCATION JPG.jpg
12.5K PERKINS/KOHLER GENERATOR  CONTROL BOX
12.5K PERKINS/KOHLER GENERATOR CONTROL BOX
INSTALLING A NEW STYLE LOW OIL PRESSURE SHUT DOWN SENDING UNIT
INSTALLING A NEW STYLE LOW OIL PRESSURE SHUT DOWN SENDING UNIT
PERKINS TEMPERATURE SWITCHES.jpg
PERKINS TEMPERATURE SWITCHES.jpg
PERKINS INJECTOR PUMP TIMING MARKS
PERKINS INJECTOR PUMP TIMING MARKS
PERKINS BACKSIDE ALLEN HEAD BOLT
PERKINS BACKSIDE ALLEN HEAD BOLT
HERTZ SPEED SETTING ON PERKINS INJECTOR PUMP
HERTZ SPEED SETTING ON PERKINS INJECTOR PUMP
PERKINS INJECTOR PUMP RETURN SPRINGS
PERKINS INJECTOR PUMP RETURN SPRINGS
PERSISTENT OIL LEAK ON GERIATRIC PERKINS GENSET ENGINE
PERSISTENT OIL LEAK ON GERIATRIC PERKINS GENSET ENGINE
FRONT VIEW DETAILS
FRONT VIEW DETAILS
I REPLACED THE OLD PERKINS/MARATHON GENERATOR WITH A 1000 HOUR OLD POWERTECH GENERATOR
I REPLACED THE OLD PERKINS/MARATHON GENERATOR WITH A 1000 HOUR OLD POWERTECH GENERATOR
PREPARING THE OLD PERKINS GENERATOR FOR REMOVAL
PREPARING THE OLD PERKINS GENERATOR FOR REMOVAL
RANDY PLACES THE FORKS UNDER THE GENSET AND STARTS TO SLIDE THE COMPLETE UNIT OUT IN ONE PIECE INCLUDING THE DOOR AND DRAWER
RANDY PLACES THE FORKS UNDER THE GENSET AND STARTS TO SLIDE THE COMPLETE UNIT OUT IN ONE PIECE INCLUDING THE DOOR AND DRAWER
RANDY THREADING THE NEEDLE REMOVING THE OLD PERKINS / MARATHON GENSET
RANDY THREADING THE NEEDLE REMOVING THE OLD PERKINS / MARATHON GENSET
GLENN HELPING OUT ON THE DELIVERY OF THE OLD FIRST BORN
GLENN HELPING OUT ON THE DELIVERY OF THE OLD FIRST BORN
THE OLD PERKINS/MARATHON GENERATOR IS FINALLY OUT
THE OLD PERKINS/MARATHON GENERATOR IS FINALLY OUT
A LARGE HOLE IS LEFT WHEN THE PERKINS WAS REMOVED
A LARGE HOLE IS LEFT WHEN THE PERKINS WAS REMOVED
THE 'BIRD LEANS A LITTLE TO THE LEFT FROM THE LOSS OF THE WEIGHT OF THE OLD PERKINS
THE 'BIRD LEANS A LITTLE TO THE LEFT FROM THE LOSS OF THE WEIGHT OF THE OLD PERKINS
GLEN AND LOU HELP IN REMOVING THE OLD PERKINS
GLEN AND LOU HELP IN REMOVING THE OLD PERKINS
RANDY REMOVES THE OLD PERKINS AND GLEN TAKES CARE OF THE REMAINING PIESES TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE POWERTECH GENERATOR
RANDY REMOVES THE OLD PERKINS AND GLEN TAKES CARE OF THE REMAINING PIESES TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE POWERTECH GENERATOR
THE POWERTECH MOUNTED ON THE GENERATOR DRWER SLIDE
THE POWERTECH MOUNTED ON THE GENERATOR DRWER SLIDE
WITH THE AID OF THE BIG GREEN FORKLIFT THE POWERTECH IS INSERTED ON THE DRAWER RAILS
WITH THE AID OF THE BIG GREEN FORKLIFT THE POWERTECH IS INSERTED ON THE DRAWER RAILS
CHECKING FOR FIT AND CLEARANCE
CHECKING FOR FIT AND CLEARANCE
JUST A FEW MORE ADJUSTMENTS TO GET IT TO CLEAR EVERYTHING AS IT SLIDES RIGHT IN
JUST A FEW MORE ADJUSTMENTS TO GET IT TO CLEAR EVERYTHING AS IT SLIDES RIGHT IN
BILL GARAMELLA INSTALLED THE CONTROL BOX
BILL GARAMELLA INSTALLED THE CONTROL BOX
BILL CHECKS THE WIRING
BILL CHECKS THE WIRING
THE GENERATOR CONTOL PANEL IS NOW LOCATED ABOVE THE POWER TRANSFER SWITCH
THE GENERATOR CONTOL PANEL IS NOW LOCATED ABOVE THE POWER TRANSFER SWITCH
THE POWERTECH FIT RIGHT IN WITH THE OLD DOOR BRACES
THE POWERTECH FIT RIGHT IN WITH THE OLD DOOR BRACES
WE USED THE ELECTRIC GENERATOR DRAWER SLIDE RAM OFF OF THE NEWER DONOR 'BIRD
WE USED THE ELECTRIC GENERATOR DRAWER SLIDE RAM OFF OF THE NEWER DONOR 'BIRD
THE FUEL SHUTOFF SOLENOID HAD TO BE MODIFIED SOME TO FIT
THE FUEL SHUTOFF SOLENOID HAD TO BE MODIFIED SOME TO FIT
THE FUEL PUMP AND FILTER WERE RELOCATED TO OPISITE SIDE FOR EASE OF SERVICE
THE FUEL PUMP AND FILTER WERE RELOCATED TO OPISITE SIDE FOR EASE OF SERVICE
TWIN ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS
TWIN ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS
TWIN FUEL PUMPS FOR THE POWERTECH GENERATOR
TWIN FUEL PUMPS FOR THE POWERTECH GENERATOR
THREE ELEC. FUEL PUMPS WIRING
THREE ELEC. FUEL PUMPS WIRING
AIR INTAKE MUFFLER AND AIR FILTER WERE RELOCATED
AIR INTAKE MUFFLER AND AIR FILTER WERE RELOCATED
CLEANABLE AIR FILTER
CLEANABLE AIR FILTER
I HAD THE SUPERVISORS ROLE FOR THE MOST PART, SUPPLYING THE LUNCH AND PAYING THE EXPENCES INVOLVED FOR THE TRANSPLANT
I HAD THE SUPERVISORS ROLE FOR THE MOST PART, SUPPLYING THE LUNCH AND PAYING THE EXPENCES INVOLVED FOR THE TRANSPLANT
HAYDEN 12 VOLT ELECTRIC RADIATOR FAN NOW USED TO COOL THE GENERATORS KUBOTA ENGINE
HAYDEN 12 VOLT ELECTRIC RADIATOR FAN NOW USED TO COOL THE GENERATORS KUBOTA ENGINE
POWERTECH KUBOTA 12 VOLT HAYDEN ELECTRIC RADIATOR FAN WIRING
POWERTECH KUBOTA 12 VOLT HAYDEN ELECTRIC RADIATOR FAN WIRING
I STILL HAVE MY OLD STANDBY GENERATOR FOR USE, BUT THE PERKINS SUPPLIES BOTH THE 'BIRD AND THE SHOP WITH POWER IN EMERGENCIES
I STILL HAVE MY OLD STANDBY GENERATOR FOR USE, BUT THE PERKINS SUPPLIES BOTH THE 'BIRD AND THE SHOP WITH POWER IN EMERGENCIES
BUDDY PLUG CIRCUIT BREAKER BOX
BUDDY PLUG CIRCUIT BREAKER BOX
STANDBY GENERATOR BREAKER PANEL
STANDBY GENERATOR BREAKER PANEL
SHORE POWER CORDS AND TRANSFER SWITCH
SHORE POWER CORDS AND TRANSFER SWITCH
50 AMP FEMALE REPLACEMENT PLUG
50 AMP FEMALE REPLACEMENT PLUG
OE 50 AMP FEMALE PLUG - HUBBELL HBL63M64 COMPARISON WTEXT.jpg
OE 50 AMP FEMALE PLUG - HUBBELL HBL63M64 COMPARISON WTEXT.jpg
50AMP EXTENSION CORD AND BOX
50AMP EXTENSION CORD AND BOX
TWIN 30 AMP TO 50 AMP ADAPTER.
TWIN 30 AMP TO 50 AMP ADAPTER.
ASSEMBLED ADAPTERS AND CORDS
ASSEMBLED ADAPTERS AND CORDS
GFI TRIPPING MONITOR REPAIR BY STEVE HARRIE
GFI TRIPPING MONITOR REPAIR BY STEVE HARRIE
1982 FC35RB AC MONITOR.jpg
1982 FC35RB AC MONITOR.jpg
POLARITY NORMAL AMBER LED AFTER REAIR.jpg
POLARITY NORMAL AMBER LED AFTER REAIR.jpg
SURGE - VOLTAGE PROTECTOR IN REAR BATH CLOSET
SURGE - VOLTAGE PROTECTOR IN REAR BATH CLOSET
THE HEADLIGHT DOORS WERE PAINTED BLACK TO MATCH THE TOP SIGN, CLEAR LED TURN SIGNALS THAT FLASH AMBER WERE ALSO ADDED
THE HEADLIGHT DOORS WERE PAINTED BLACK TO MATCH THE TOP SIGN, CLEAR LED TURN SIGNALS THAT FLASH AMBER WERE ALSO ADDED
WHILE WORKING ON THE WIRING ON THE 'BIRD, I FOUND A FEW BUGS AND .................A BEAGLE TOO!!
WHILE WORKING ON THE WIRING ON THE 'BIRD, I FOUND A FEW BUGS AND .................A BEAGLE TOO!!
CRUISE CONTROL VACUUM GENERATOR
CRUISE CONTROL VACUUM GENERATOR
LUKE SCANLAN PUTS THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON THE NEW FINN'S  INN EXPRESS SIGN. CLICK ON DUPLICATE BELOW TO GO TO HIS WEB SITE
LUKE SCANLAN PUTS THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON THE NEW "FINN'S INN EXPRESS" SIGN. CLICK ON DUPLICATE BELOW TO GO TO HIS WEB SITE
DAY NIGHT COMPARISON OF THE  FINNS INN EXPRESS SIGN
DAY NIGHT COMPARISON OF THE FINNS INN EXPRESS SIGN
ROB ROBINSON IS HARD AT WORK REPAIRING MY ROOF SPOT LIGHT, BEFORE REINSTALLING IT
ROB ROBINSON IS HARD AT WORK REPAIRING MY ROOF SPOT LIGHT, BEFORE REINSTALLING IT
RANDY REMOVED THE ROOF AIR CONDITIONING UNIT AND THEN INSTALLED THE TRAIN HORNS AND RELOCATED THE SPOTLIGHT
RANDY REMOVED THE ROOF AIR CONDITIONING UNIT AND THEN INSTALLED THE TRAIN HORNS AND RELOCATED THE SPOTLIGHT
DE-BUGGING THE AIR HORNS
DE-BUGGING THE AIR HORNS
FRONT AC AND FANTASTIC FAN VENT FAN
FRONT AC AND FANTASTIC FAN VENT FAN
BATHROOM FANTASTIC VENT FAN
BATHROOM FANTASTIC VENT FAN
MAXAIR VENT COVERS OVER A FANTASTIC VENT FAN
MAXAIR VENT COVERS OVER A FANTASTIC VENT FAN
THE FRONT ROOF AIR DUCTS ARE AIMED AT THE FRESH AIR INTAKE FOR THE DASH AIR IN THE FRONT OVERHEAD COMPARTMENT
THE FRONT ROOF AIR DUCTS ARE AIMED AT THE FRESH AIR INTAKE FOR THE DASH AIR IN THE FRONT OVERHEAD COMPARTMENT
FRONT AIRCONDITIONER DUCT DISTRIBUTE THE COLD AIR FROM THE FRONT ROOF AIRCONDITIONER
FRONT AIRCONDITIONER DUCT DISTRIBUTE THE COLD AIR FROM THE FRONT ROOF AIRCONDITIONER
ENGINE AIR CONDITIONER RIGHT BLOWER WIRING DIAGRAM
ENGINE AIR CONDITIONER RIGHT BLOWER WIRING DIAGRAM
12V WINDSHIELD FANS WIRING DIAGRAM
12V WINDSHIELD FANS WIRING DIAGRAM
THE NEW KINGDOME SEMI-AUTOMATIC SATELLITE SYSTEM
THE NEW KINGDOME SEMI-AUTOMATIC SATELLITE SYSTEM
STOR-MOR ROOF STORAGE POD HOLDS MOST OF MY SPARE PARTS
STOR-MOR ROOF STORAGE POD HOLDS MOST OF MY SPARE PARTS
MASTER BATTERY SWITCH
MASTER BATTERY SWITCH
MY 'BIRDS HOUSE AND MAIN ENGINE BATTERIES AND CUTOFF SWITCHES
MY 'BIRDS HOUSE AND MAIN ENGINE BATTERIES AND CUTOFF SWITCHES
INVERTER - CHARGER COMPARTMENT DOOR VENTS
INVERTER - CHARGER COMPARTMENT DOOR VENTS
INVERTERS AND CHARGERS COMPARTMENT
INVERTERS AND CHARGERS COMPARTMENT
CHARGER INVERTER COMPARTMENT FANS
CHARGER INVERTER COMPARTMENT FANS
I CHANGED SOME OF THE ROUTING OF THE WIRING ELIMINATING THE GENERATOR BATTERY
I CHANGED SOME OF THE ROUTING OF THE WIRING ELIMINATING THE GENERATOR BATTERY
REFRIGERATOR AND 12 VOLT BATTERIES DIGITAL VOLTMETER MONITORS
REFRIGERATOR AND 12 VOLT BATTERIES DIGITAL VOLTMETER MONITORS
THIS IS HOW MY EIGHT TROJAN T-105, 6 VOLT HOUSE BATTERIES ARE WIRED
THIS IS HOW MY EIGHT TROJAN T-105, 6 VOLT HOUSE BATTERIES ARE WIRED
MY BATTERIES ARE NOT ON A SLIDE OUT, SO I USE THIS
MY BATTERIES ARE NOT ON A SLIDE OUT, SO I USE THIS
I REPLACED MY OLD BATTERY CHARGER  WITH A NEW STYLE CONVERTER/CHARGER AND ADDED AN INVERTER ALSO
I REPLACED MY OLD BATTERY CHARGER WITH A NEW STYLE CONVERTER/CHARGER AND ADDED AN INVERTER ALSO
REPAIRED TRIAD CHARGER
REPAIRED TRIAD CHARGER
ANOTHER USE FOR THE TRIAD CHARGER
ANOTHER USE FOR THE TRIAD CHARGER
CHECK THOSE OUTLETS THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED TO MY BATTERY CONVERTER/CHARGER 20 AMP OUTLET
CHECK THOSE OUTLETS THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED TO MY BATTERY CONVERTER/CHARGER 20 AMP OUTLET
DIM TAIL / STOP LIGHT FIX
DIM TAIL / STOP LIGHT FIX
RUSTY SOCKET
RUSTY SOCKET
SOAK THE RUSTED SOCKET
SOAK THE RUSTED SOCKET
CLEAN IT OUT WITH A WIRE BRUSH
CLEAN IT OUT WITH A WIRE BRUSH
USE RUBBING ALCOHOL TO CLEAN SURFACE
USE RUBBING ALCOHOL TO CLEAN SURFACE
MEASURE AND SET PATTERN FOR TAPE
MEASURE AND SET PATTERN FOR TAPE
APPLY TAPE TO BACKING PLATE
APPLY TAPE TO BACKING PLATE
REMOVE, CLEAN AND REPLACE RUSTED GROUND SCREW
REMOVE, CLEAN AND REPLACE RUSTED GROUND SCREW
APPLY LUBE GEL TO HELP PREVENT REACQUIRING RUST IN SOCKET
APPLY LUBE GEL TO HELP PREVENT REACQUIRING RUST IN SOCKET
THE PHOTOS DON'T DO JUSTICE TO THE DIFFERENCE IN BRIGHTNESS IN REAL TIME.
THE PHOTOS DON'T DO JUSTICE TO THE DIFFERENCE IN BRIGHTNESS IN REAL TIME.
SINCE I REPLACED THE FRONT TURN SIGNALS WITH LED'S, I INSTALLED THE OLD TURN SIGNAL LAMPS IN BETWEEN THE EXISTING REAR RED LAMPS
SINCE I REPLACED THE FRONT TURN SIGNALS WITH LED'S, I INSTALLED THE OLD TURN SIGNAL LAMPS IN BETWEEN THE EXISTING REAR RED LAMPS
BIRD SHO ME WIRING .jpg
BIRD SHO ME WIRING .jpg
4 WAY-HAZARDS Animation.GIF
4 WAY-HAZARDS Animation.GIF
TURN SIGNALS - BRAKE Animation.GIF
TURN SIGNALS - BRAKE Animation.GIF
TURN SIGNALS ONLY Animation.GIF
TURN SIGNALS ONLY Animation.GIF
BRAKE LIGHTS ONLY Animation.GIF
BRAKE LIGHTS ONLY Animation.GIF
4 WAY HAZARDS - BRAKES Animation.GIF
4 WAY HAZARDS - BRAKES Animation.GIF
HEADLIGHT SWITCH INSTALL
HEADLIGHT SWITCH INSTALL
BRIGHTER HEADLIGHTS USING A RELAY
BRIGHTER HEADLIGHTS USING A RELAY
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE  PAGE 1
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 1
 HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 2
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 2
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 3
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 3
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 4
HEADLIGHT & TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE PAGE 4
TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE, FOR INFO ON WHERE TO GET RELAYS AND INSTRUCTIONS,  SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK ON DUPLICATE PHOTO OR RED X
TAILLIGHT RELAY UPGRADE, FOR INFO ON WHERE TO GET RELAYS AND INSTRUCTIONS, SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK ON DUPLICATE PHOTO OR RED X
How to install a 5.75 Hi-Lo beam LED headlight in a Per Lux T-100 housing
How to install a 5.75" Hi-Lo beam LED headlight in a Per Lux T-100 housing
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2-LED CONVERSION PARTS.jpg
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3-SPACER.jpg
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4-SAND EDGE.jpg
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5-INSERT BULB.jpg
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6-GASKET - HOLE.jpg
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7-RUBBER GASKET INSTALLED.jpg
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8-INSTALLING TRIM RETAINER.jpg
TYCO (FORMERLY BOSCH) BUILT TO THE SAME QUALITY AND SPECIFICATION AS THE ORIGINAL BOSCH RELAY,  CLICK ON NEXT AT RIGHT FOR USES
TYCO (FORMERLY BOSCH) BUILT TO THE SAME QUALITY AND SPECIFICATION AS THE ORIGINAL BOSCH RELAY, CLICK ON NEXT AT RIGHT FOR USES
FUEL SHUTOFF SOLENOID BOSH RELAY WIRING
FUEL SHUTOFF SOLENOID BOSH RELAY WIRING
AUXILIARY SWITCH PANEL.
AUXILIARY SWITCH PANEL.
CAT 3208NA NEW STYLE FUEL SHUT OFF SOLENOID WIRING
CAT 3208NA NEW STYLE FUEL SHUT OFF SOLENOID WIRING
CAT 3208 INJECTOR PUMP AND FUEL SHUTOFF SOLENOID LOCATION
CAT 3208 INJECTOR PUMP AND FUEL SHUTOFF SOLENOID LOCATION
RELOCATING THE FC SPIN ON FUEL FILTER
RELOCATING THE FC SPIN ON FUEL FILTER
REPLACING THE OLD RUSTED REAR PARKING / BACK UP LIGHTS FOR UNDER $25.00 CLICK ON NEXT TO SEE THE HOW TO DO IT PHOTOS
REPLACING THE OLD RUSTED REAR PARKING / BACK UP LIGHTS FOR UNDER $25.00 CLICK ON "NEXT" TO SEE THE HOW TO DO IT PHOTOS
OLD BRACKET AFTER LIGHT REMOVAL
OLD BRACKET AFTER LIGHT REMOVAL
BEND THE OLD BRACKET FORWARD JUST A LITTLE
BEND THE OLD BRACKET FORWARD JUST A LITTLE
OLD BRACKET AFTER BEING BENT FORWARD
OLD BRACKET AFTER BEING BENT FORWARD
MEASUREMENTS FOR NEW BRACKET
MEASUREMENTS FOR NEW BRACKET
NEW BRACKET AFTER BEING CUT AND BENT
NEW BRACKET AFTER BEING CUT AND BENT
NEW LIGHT AND BRACKET MOUNTED TO OLD BRACKET
NEW LIGHT AND BRACKET MOUNTED TO OLD BRACKET
THE NEW LIGHT FITS INSIDE OF THE OLD OPENING
THE NEW LIGHT FITS INSIDE OF THE OLD OPENING
THE NEW BRIGHT REAR PARKING / BACK UP LIGHT INSTALLED
THE NEW BRIGHT REAR PARKING / BACK UP LIGHT INSTALLED
PIEZO BUZZER FOR SECURITY LIGHT SWITCH
PIEZO BUZZER FOR SECURITY LIGHT SWITCH
THE BLAIR SWITCH PROJECT
THE BLAIR SWITCH PROJECT
LED 18 INCH REPLACEMENT FLOURESCENTS
LED 18 INCH REPLACEMENT FLOURESCENTS
AIRCRAFT READING LIGHT LED REPLACEMENT
AIRCRAFT READING LIGHT LED REPLACEMENT
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT INTERIOR LED NIGHT LIGHTS
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT INTERIOR LED NIGHT LIGHTS
LED DASH LIGHTS.
LED DASH LIGHTS.
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INSTRUMENT LED REPLACEMENT BULBS.jpg
WHERE'S THE EL  INVERTER
WHERE'S THE EL INVERTER
REMOVING UPPER AND LOWER DASH PANELS
REMOVING UPPER AND LOWER DASH PANELS
OUTSIDE PORCH AND STEP LED LIGHTS
OUTSIDE PORCH AND STEP LED LIGHTS
VW TOW BAR & FAKE EURO PLATE
VW TOW BAR & FAKE EURO PLATE
VW LIGHT BAR & NAVIGATION LIGHT
VW LIGHT BAR & NAVIGATION LIGHT
2005 CARGO CRAFT AUTO AND MOTORCYCLE CARRIER TRAILER
2005 CARGO CRAFT AUTO AND MOTORCYCLE CARRIER TRAILER
GETTING TO THE TRACK AND STAYING THERE ARE MADE EASIER WITH MY 1982 BLUE BIRD WANDERLODGE
GETTING TO THE TRACK AND STAYING THERE ARE MADE EASIER WITH MY 1982 BLUE BIRD WANDERLODGE
BIRD AND TRAILER WITH EAGLES
BIRD AND TRAILER WITH EAGLES
BUDWEISER BUILT THESE FOLD DOWN STANCHIONS ON THE ROOF FOR SAFETY WHEN PEOPLE WERE UP ON TOP, THEY HAVE CABLE BETWEEN THEM
BUDWEISER BUILT THESE FOLD DOWN STANCHIONS ON THE ROOF FOR SAFETY WHEN PEOPLE WERE UP ON TOP, THEY HAVE CABLE BETWEEN THEM
I HAD TO BACK THE VW INSIDE IN ORDER TO HELP REDUCE THE TONGUE WEIGHT, WITH THE ENGINE AND TRANSAXLE LOADED AT THE REAR
I HAD TO BACK THE VW INSIDE IN ORDER TO HELP REDUCE THE TONGUE WEIGHT, WITH THE ENGINE AND TRANSAXLE LOADED AT THE REAR
THERE IS PLENTY OF ROOM TO GET AROUND EVERYTHING INSIDE AND THE BICYCLE IS THERE TO MAKE PEOPLE THINK THAT I ACTUALLY EXERCISE
THERE IS PLENTY OF ROOM TO GET AROUND EVERYTHING INSIDE AND THE BICYCLE IS THERE TO MAKE PEOPLE THINK THAT I ACTUALLY EXERCISE
NOPE THE BIKE DOESN'T COME OUT THIS DOOR
NOPE THE BIKE DOESN'T COME OUT THIS DOOR
NICE CABINETS AND CLOTHS RACK
NICE CABINETS AND CLOTHS RACK
I CAN JUST RIDE THE BIKE IN AND OUT THE RIGHT SIDE WITHOUT UNLOADING THE CAR
I CAN JUST RIDE THE BIKE IN AND OUT THE RIGHT SIDE WITHOUT UNLOADING THE CAR
ANOTHER VIEW OF THE INSIDE
ANOTHER VIEW OF THE INSIDE
BIRD SPARE TIRE.jpg
BIRD SPARE TIRE.jpg
SOME OF YOU WANTED TO SEE THE UPGRADED DOOR/RAMP ON MY TRAILER ALSO YOU CAN SEE BOTH THE TRAILER AND 'BIRD SPARE TIRES
SOME OF YOU WANTED TO SEE THE UPGRADED DOOR/RAMP ON MY TRAILER ALSO YOU CAN SEE BOTH THE TRAILER AND 'BIRD SPARE TIRES
I WANTED TO BE ABLE TO GET TO THE TRAILER SPARES WITH LESS EFFORT
I WANTED TO BE ABLE TO GET TO THE TRAILER SPARES WITH LESS EFFORT
GETTING TO THE 'BIRD SPARE TIRE AND OTHER ITEMS IS EASIER NOW
GETTING TO THE 'BIRD SPARE TIRE AND OTHER ITEMS IS EASIER NOW
I USED THE SAME PIN FOR THE SPRING LOADED WINCH TO ATTACH THE 12 VOLT WINCH TO
I USED THE SAME PIN FOR THE SPRING LOADED WINCH TO ATTACH THE 12 VOLT WINCH TO
THE 12 VOLT WINCH MOUNTS OVER THE FRAME WORK IN THE REAR AND SIDE AND BOLTS TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE FORWARD FRAME PIECE
THE 12 VOLT WINCH MOUNTS OVER THE FRAME WORK IN THE REAR AND SIDE AND BOLTS TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE FORWARD FRAME PIECE
NOTICE THE OUTDOORS TYPE WATERPROOF SWITCH COVER ON THE SIDE
NOTICE THE OUTDOORS TYPE WATERPROOF SWITCH COVER ON THE SIDE
I ONLY CLOSE THE DOOR THIS FAR AND THEN CLOSE IT BY HAND TO ALLOW SLACK IN THE CABLE FOR OPENING AGAIN
I ONLY CLOSE THE DOOR THIS FAR AND THEN CLOSE IT BY HAND TO ALLOW SLACK IN THE CABLE FOR OPENING AGAIN
UNDER THE COVER IS THE SWITCH FOR THE 12 VOLT WINCH
UNDER THE COVER IS THE SWITCH FOR THE 12 VOLT WINCH
A AUXILIARY HONDA PORTABLE 2000 WATT GENERATOR CAN ALSO BE USED FOR DRY CAMPING BATTERY CHARGING AND HEATING WATER
A AUXILIARY HONDA PORTABLE 2000 WATT GENERATOR CAN ALSO BE USED FOR DRY CAMPING BATTERY CHARGING AND HEATING WATER
THE TRAILER ALSO HAS AN ELECTRIC JACK
THE TRAILER ALSO HAS AN ELECTRIC JACK
A CUTOFF SWITCH FOR THE RV BATTERY THAT POWERS THE LOADING AND RAMP WINCHES, TONGUE JACK & A INVERTER FOR THE INTERIOR LIGHTS
A CUTOFF SWITCH FOR THE RV BATTERY THAT POWERS THE LOADING AND RAMP WINCHES, TONGUE JACK & A INVERTER FOR THE INTERIOR LIGHTS
TRAILER PLUG WIRING
TRAILER PLUG WIRING
RACE CAR LOADING AND UNLOADING
RACE CAR LOADING AND UNLOADING
RACE CAR DOOR TRAILER INNER FENDER
RACE CAR DOOR TRAILER INNER FENDER
CAR TIEDOWNS
CAR TIEDOWNS
EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK
EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK
INTERIOR LEFT SIDE
INTERIOR LEFT SIDE
INTERIOR RIGHT SIDE
INTERIOR RIGHT SIDE
I HAVE NEW STYLE NEW MIRRORS NOW
I HAVE NEW STYLE NEW MIRRORS NOW
WITH THE MIRRORS ADJUSTED FORWARD, I LOSE SOME OF THE DRIVERS VIEW DUE TO THE DASH AND MY SEATING POSITION
WITH THE MIRRORS ADJUSTED FORWARD, I LOSE SOME OF THE DRIVERS VIEW DUE TO THE DASH AND MY SEATING POSITION
HITCH REAR VIEW CAMERA
HITCH REAR VIEW CAMERA
REAR VIEW CAMERA MONITOR
REAR VIEW CAMERA MONITOR
TRAILER REAR VIEW WIRELESS CAMERA
TRAILER REAR VIEW WIRELESS CAMERA
TRAILER REAR VIEW CAMERA WIRELESS TRANSMITTER - MONITOR.jpg
TRAILER REAR VIEW CAMERA WIRELESS TRANSMITTER - MONITOR.jpg
LOWERED TRAILER SKID ROLLERS.
LOWERED TRAILER SKID ROLLERS.
I'M ALL HOOKED UP, LOADED AND READY TO GO
I'M ALL HOOKED UP, LOADED AND READY TO GO
NEW REAR DOOR GRAPHICS AND DROPPED SPRING AXLES
NEW REAR DOOR GRAPHICS AND DROPPED SPRING AXLES
MAXXIS TRAILER TIRE COMPARRISON.
MAXXIS TRAILER TIRE COMPARRISON.
THIS IS HOW I MODIFIED MY HITCH FOR A RECEIVER BAR TYPE HITCH
THIS IS HOW I MODIFIED MY HITCH FOR A RECEIVER BAR TYPE HITCH
COVER PLATE FOR THE HITCH MODIFIED EXPOSED END
COVER PLATE FOR THE HITCH MODIFIED EXPOSED END
HITCH COVER TAPED IN PLACE TO LET SILICONE CAULKING SETUP
HITCH COVER TAPED IN PLACE TO LET SILICONE CAULKING SETUP
FINISHED AND PAINTED MODIFIED RECEIVER TYPE HITCH
FINISHED AND PAINTED MODIFIED RECEIVER TYPE HITCH
PROPOSED HITCH STRAPS
PROPOSED HITCH STRAPS
TRAILER HITCH REINFORCED
TRAILER HITCH REINFORCED
LIFE CAN BE A DRAG
LIFE CAN BE A DRAG
REINSULATING THE FC MODEL CAT HOUSE COVER
REINSULATING THE FC MODEL CAT HOUSE COVER
REPLACING THE FC DOGHOUSE COVER SEAL
REPLACING THE FC DOGHOUSE COVER SEAL
CAT HOUSE LIGHT
CAT HOUSE LIGHT
ADDITIONAL 4 INCH FRESH AIR DUCT.FOR CAT 3208 NA ENGINE
ADDITIONAL 4 INCH FRESH AIR DUCT.FOR CAT 3208 NA ENGINE
ADDITIONAL 4 INCH AIR INTAKE DETAILS
ADDITIONAL 4 INCH AIR INTAKE DETAILS
AIR INTAKE DEFLECTOR FOR FC MODELS
AIR INTAKE DEFLECTOR FOR FC MODELS
IT LIVES AGAIN!!!
IT LIVES AGAIN!!!
CAT 3208NA EXHAUST BRAKE.jpg
CAT 3208NA EXHAUST BRAKE.jpg
AUX SWITCH PANEL
AUX SWITCH PANEL
HORTON AIR OPERATED FAN PARTS
HORTON AIR OPERATED FAN PARTS
CAT 3208NA EXHAUST GASKETS
CAT 3208NA EXHAUST GASKETS
MAGNAFLOW STRAIGHT THROUGH EXHAUST MUFFLER
MAGNAFLOW STRAIGHT THROUGH EXHAUST MUFFLER
WHAT IS YOUR CAT 3208? NA OR TURBO
WHAT IS YOUR CAT 3208? NA OR TURBO
CAT 3208 SPECIFICATIONS
CAT 3208 SPECIFICATIONS
SERIAL AND ARRANGEMENT NUMBER ON A 3208NA
SERIAL AND ARRANGEMENT NUMBER ON A 3208NA
CAT SERIAL AND ARRANGEMENT NUMBERS CLOSEUP
CAT SERIAL AND ARRANGEMENT NUMBERS CLOSEUP
BODY AND SERIAL NUMBERS LOCATIONS.jpg
BODY AND SERIAL NUMBERS LOCATIONS.jpg
FC MODEL CAT 3208 NA EXTENDED OIL DIP STICK
FC MODEL CAT 3208 NA EXTENDED OIL DIP STICK
REPLACEMENT FILTER FOR THE AIR BRAKES AIR COMPRESSOR
REPLACEMENT FILTER FOR THE AIR BRAKES AIR COMPRESSOR
NEW AIR COMPRESSOR REMOTE AIR FILTER
NEW AIR COMPRESSOR REMOTE AIR FILTER
CRANKCASE VENT ASSY.jpg
CRANKCASE VENT ASSY.jpg
D-2 GOVERNOR FOR THE AIR COMPRESSOR.jpg
D-2 GOVERNOR FOR THE AIR COMPRESSOR.jpg
AIR UP YOUR BIRD FROM AN EXTERNAL SOURCE
AIR UP YOUR BIRD FROM AN EXTERNAL SOURCE
GETTING RID OF THE BIRDS NEST
GETTING RID OF THE BIRDS NEST
CURE FOR THE ACHING ANKLE SYNDROME
CURE FOR THE ACHING ANKLE SYNDROME
LUBRICATING A STICKING THROTTLE
LUBRICATING A STICKING THROTTLE
BATTERY COMPARTMENT AIR CHUCK
BATTERY COMPARTMENT AIR CHUCK
SOLUTION TO THE JELLED FLUID IN THE LEVELER JACKS RESERVOIR
SOLUTION TO THE JELLED FLUID IN THE LEVELER JACKS RESERVOIR
RELOCATING THE FRONT STABILIZERS.jpg
RELOCATING THE FRONT STABILIZERS.jpg
SWING OUT RADIATOR SIMPLE DESCRIPTION
SWING OUT RADIATOR SIMPLE DESCRIPTION
HERE IS THE NEW SWING RADIATOR , REBUILT HORTON FAN, NEW WATER PUMP, AND CLEANED UP ENGINE. THERE IS NO FAN SHROUD IN THIS PHOTO
HERE IS THE NEW SWING RADIATOR , REBUILT HORTON FAN, NEW WATER PUMP, AND CLEANED UP ENGINE. THERE IS NO FAN SHROUD IN THIS PHOTO
ANIMATED SEQUENCE PHOTOS OF THE SWING RADIATOR IN ACTION, GIVE IT TIME TO LOAD BEFORE IT ANIMATES
ANIMATED SEQUENCE PHOTOS OF THE SWING RADIATOR IN ACTION, GIVE IT TIME TO LOAD BEFORE IT ANIMATES
SWING RADIATOR HINGE
SWING RADIATOR HINGE
KEEP THE RADIATOR FROM HITTING THE HORTON FAN
KEEP THE RADIATOR FROM HITTING THE HORTON FAN
LOWER RADIATOR HOSE AND CRACKSHAFT PULLEY CLEARENCE
LOWER RADIATOR HOSE AND CRACKSHAFT PULLEY CLEARENCE
BUMPER FLIP DOWN HINGE
BUMPER FLIP DOWN HINGE
FLUSHING AND REPLACING COOLANT
FLUSHING AND REPLACING COOLANT
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DSCN0104[1].jpg
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DSCN0176.jpg
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DSCN0165.jpg
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DSCN0194.jpg
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BIRD AT EDS.jpg
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DSCN0221.jpg
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DSCN0227.jpg
DREAMSICLE FILTER.jpg
DREAMSICLE FILTER.jpg
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DSCN0272.jpg
3 FILTER FLUSH.jpg
3 FILTER FLUSH.jpg
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DSCN0241.jpg
WORKING SLAVE.jpg
WORKING SLAVE.jpg
CLEAN.jpg
CLEAN.jpg
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DSCN0285.jpg
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DSCN0293.jpg
JOHN VALVE AND COOLANT FILTER BYPASS VALVE.jpg
JOHN VALVE AND COOLANT FILTER BYPASS VALVE.jpg
ENGINE COOLANT NON-SCA WATER FILTER.jpg
ENGINE COOLANT NON-SCA WATER FILTER.jpg
WATER FILTER DEBRIS.jpg
WATER FILTER DEBRIS.jpg
DISECTED WATER FILTER.jpg
DISECTED WATER FILTER.jpg
BEFORE AND AFTER.jpg
BEFORE AND AFTER.jpg
LEAK LOCATION
LEAK LOCATION
LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING.jpg
LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING.jpg
BARS LEALS COPPER SEAL.jpg
BARS LEALS COPPER SEAL.jpg
TRANSMISSION FILTER RELOCATION
TRANSMISSION FILTER RELOCATION
CATERPILLAR 3208NA MOTOR MOUNT ISOLATOR.jpg
CATERPILLAR 3208NA MOTOR MOUNT ISOLATOR.jpg
WHERE IS THE CATERPILLAR ENGINE BLOCK HEATER ON A FC MODEL 'BIRD?
WHERE IS THE CATERPILLAR ENGINE BLOCK HEATER ON A FC MODEL 'BIRD?
HOMEMADE REINFORCED BUMPER BUG SCREEN
HOMEMADE REINFORCED BUMPER BUG SCREEN
IF THE AXLE SHAFTS CANNOT BE REMOVED, OR THE DRIVE SHAFT DISCONNECTED THIS IS THE ONLY OPTION LEFT
IF THE AXLE SHAFTS CANNOT BE REMOVED, OR THE DRIVE SHAFT DISCONNECTED THIS IS THE ONLY OPTION LEFT
IF YOU EVER HAVE TO BE FLAT TOWED ON THE REAR AXLE BE SURE TO REMOVE THE REAR AXLE SHAFTS FIRST
IF YOU EVER HAVE TO BE FLAT TOWED ON THE REAR AXLE BE SURE TO REMOVE THE REAR AXLE SHAFTS FIRST
A NEW SCREEN DOOR HINGE HAD TO BE FABRICATED
A NEW SCREEN DOOR HINGE HAD TO BE FABRICATED
POP RIVETS WERE USED TO SECURE THE DOOR SKIN AFTER THE WELDS THAT HOLD THE SKIN IN PLACE BROKE
POP RIVETS WERE USED TO SECURE THE DOOR SKIN AFTER THE WELDS THAT HOLD THE SKIN IN PLACE BROKE
HAVING THE RIGHT WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION IS  A SAFETY ITEM AND IT ALSO CAN GREATLY IMPROVE THE RIDE AND HANDLING OF YOUR 'BIRD
HAVING THE RIGHT WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION IS A SAFETY ITEM AND IT ALSO CAN GREATLY IMPROVE THE RIDE AND HANDLING OF YOUR 'BIRD
USING THE CORRECT WHEEL AND TIRE COMBINATION IS IMPORTANT, HERE SHOWS HOW TO FIND THE SPECIFICATIONS OF YOUR ALUMINUM WHEELS
USING THE CORRECT WHEEL AND TIRE COMBINATION IS IMPORTANT, HERE SHOWS HOW TO FIND THE SPECIFICATIONS OF YOUR ALUMINUM WHEELS
DON'T USE TIRES MORE THAN TEN  YEARS OLD ACCORDING TO MICHELIN TIRE, HERE YOU CAN SEE HOW TO READ YOUR TIRES CODES
DON'T USE TIRES MORE THAN TEN YEARS OLD ACCORDING TO MICHELIN TIRE, HERE YOU CAN SEE HOW TO READ YOUR TIRES CODES
WHEEL AND TIRE SPACING
WHEEL AND TIRE SPACING
CHECK THOSE TEMPERATURES
CHECK THOSE TEMPERATURES
THESE TIRES HAVE A LITTLE BIT HARSHER RIDE THAN A MICHELIN TIRE, BUT ARE $100.00 PER TIRE LESS EXPENSIVE
THESE TIRES HAVE A LITTLE BIT HARSHER RIDE THAN A MICHELIN TIRE, BUT ARE $100.00 PER TIRE LESS EXPENSIVE
PANHARD ROD LOCATION
PANHARD ROD LOCATION
REAR SUSPENSION PANHARD ROD BOLT FAILURE WARNING
REAR SUSPENSION PANHARD ROD BOLT FAILURE WARNING
OLD PANHARD ROD CONDITION
OLD PANHARD ROD CONDITION
PANHARD ROD OLD BOLT AND NEW BUSHING PART NUMBER
PANHARD ROD OLD BOLT AND NEW BUSHING PART NUMBER
PANHARD ROD BUSHING MODIFICATION
PANHARD ROD BUSHING MODIFICATION
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PANHARD BAR BUSHINGS COMPARRISON a.jpg
OLD PANHARD BAR BUSHINGS.jpg
OLD PANHARD BAR BUSHINGS.jpg
CURING THE BROKEN SHOCK SYNDROME
CURING THE BROKEN SHOCK SYNDROME
TAKE MORE WANDER OUT OF THE WANDERLODGE
TAKE MORE WANDER OUT OF THE WANDERLODGE
WHEEL POLISHING STEPS
WHEEL POLISHING STEPS
ATOMIZERS
ATOMIZERS
READY FOR THE GRILL
READY FOR THE GRILL
AFTER TESTING OUT WEST I MOVED AND RE-AIMED THE ATOMIZERS ACROSS THE RADIATOR, BUT IT WOULD BE BETTER WITH TWO MORE SETS ADDED
AFTER TESTING OUT WEST I MOVED AND RE-AIMED THE ATOMIZERS ACROSS THE RADIATOR, BUT IT WOULD BE BETTER WITH TWO MORE SETS ADDED
MISTER SPRAY BAR
MISTER SPRAY BAR
WATER RESERVOIR
WATER RESERVOIR
RT FRONT COMPARTMENT
RT FRONT COMPARTMENT
FUEL TANK DRAIN LOCATION
FUEL TANK DRAIN LOCATION
REPLACEMENT FC POWER STEERING PUMP
REPLACEMENT FC POWER STEERING PUMP
POWER STEERING VENT.jpg
POWER STEERING VENT.jpg
CAT 3208NA BELTS PART NUMBERS
CAT 3208NA BELTS PART NUMBERS
PROPERLY ADJUSTING THE CAT 3208NA DRIVE BELTS
PROPERLY ADJUSTING THE CAT 3208NA DRIVE BELTS
HERE ARE THE ADJUSTING BOLTS ON THE SLIDING FAN ASSEMBLY
HERE ARE THE ADJUSTING BOLTS ON THE SLIDING FAN ASSEMBLY
ANOTHER VIEW OF THE FAN ASSEMBLY, NOTE THE ADJUSTING BOLT AND LOCK NUT AT THE TOP OF IT
ANOTHER VIEW OF THE FAN ASSEMBLY, NOTE THE ADJUSTING BOLT AND LOCK NUT AT THE TOP OF IT
THE POWER STEERING IS ADJUSTED WITH A PRY BAR OR LARGE SCREW DRIVER AND THE THREE BOLTS HERE
THE POWER STEERING IS ADJUSTED WITH A PRY BAR OR LARGE SCREW DRIVER AND THE THREE BOLTS HERE
HERE YOU CAN SEE THE ALTERNATOR TOP ADJUSTMENT
HERE YOU CAN SEE THE ALTERNATOR TOP ADJUSTMENT
THIS IS AS FAR AS I GOT, JUST EAST OF MINOT AFTER THE PULLEY BROKE THROWING THE AIR COMPRESSOR BELT OFF AND I LOST AIR PRESSURE
THIS IS AS FAR AS I GOT, JUST EAST OF MINOT AFTER THE PULLEY BROKE THROWING THE AIR COMPRESSOR BELT OFF AND I LOST AIR PRESSURE
ON A RECENT TRIP THIS HAPPENED TO THE IDLER PULLEY BEARINGS, SOME ARE ACTUALLY GONE SEE MY NOTE BELOW
ON A RECENT TRIP THIS HAPPENED TO THE IDLER PULLEY BEARINGS, SOME ARE ACTUALLY GONE SEE MY NOTE BELOW
I HAVE THE IDLER PULLEY REMOVED HERE, NOTE THE HEATER HOSE PIPES THAT I PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED
I HAVE THE IDLER PULLEY REMOVED HERE, NOTE THE HEATER HOSE PIPES THAT I PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED
THE IDLER PULLEY IS LOCATED AT THE LEFT SIDE IN THIS PHOTO, THE NEW ONES HAVE A RATCHET HOLE FOR AN ADJUSTING AID
THE IDLER PULLEY IS LOCATED AT THE LEFT SIDE IN THIS PHOTO, THE NEW ONES HAVE A RATCHET HOLE FOR AN ADJUSTING AID
CAT 3209 NEW STYLE IDLER PULLEY BELT TIGHTENER
CAT 3209 NEW STYLE IDLER PULLEY BELT TIGHTENER
V-BELT ADJUSTING TOOL
V-BELT ADJUSTING TOOL
CAT 3208NA ENGINE FRONT ITEMS
CAT 3208NA ENGINE FRONT ITEMS
I ALSO REPLACED TE OIL COOLER HOSES WHICH ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FROM THE CAT DEALER
I ALSO REPLACED TE OIL COOLER HOSES WHICH ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FROM THE CAT DEALER
FUELING AT WAL MART
FUELING AT WAL MART
GREY WATER TANK DRAIN AND SMALL PIPE.jpg
GREY WATER TANK DRAIN AND SMALL PIPE.jpg
BLACK WATERTANK DUMP VALVE SEWER CONNECTION.jpg
BLACK WATERTANK DUMP VALVE SEWER CONNECTION.jpg
I ADDED A PAIR OF DRAWER SLIDES FOR MY TOOL BOX
I ADDED A PAIR OF DRAWER SLIDES FOR MY TOOL BOX
ALL OF THE TOOLS FIT INSIDE
ALL OF THE TOOLS FIT INSIDE
I USE A MIDLAND WEATHER RADIO FOR THOSE CRITICAL WEATHER ALERTS
I USE A MIDLAND WEATHER RADIO FOR THOSE CRITICAL WEATHER ALERTS
WINDOW BREAKING /SEAT BELT CUTTING SAFETY HAMMER
WINDOW BREAKING /SEAT BELT CUTTING SAFETY HAMMER
THE EXTERNAL ANTENNA FOR THE WEATHER RADIO IS MOUNTED TO THE SALON WINDOW ON THE DRIVERS SIDE
THE EXTERNAL ANTENNA FOR THE WEATHER RADIO IS MOUNTED TO THE SALON WINDOW ON THE DRIVERS SIDE
DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR, HOW TO FIND THAT UNUSUAL SOUND
DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR, HOW TO FIND THAT UNUSUAL SOUND
PRE-TRIP CHECKLIST
PRE-TRIP CHECKLIST
I FOUND OUT THAT THE CLIPS ARE AVAILABLE FROM BLUEBIRD PARTS
I FOUND OUT THAT THE CLIPS ARE AVAILABLE FROM BLUEBIRD PARTS
GETTING RID OF A HEADACHE
GETTING RID OF A HEADACHE
RUB RAILS
RUB RAILS
82FC35RB AIR STEP MICRO SWITCH
82FC35RB AIR STEP MICRO SWITCH
THE BELLY AND BUTT BROTHERS
THE BELLY AND BUTT BROTHERS
IT HAD TO HAPPEN ONE OF THESE DAYS
IT HAD TO HAPPEN ONE OF THESE DAYS
I RECENTLY SPOTTED THESE BUMPER STICKERS ON A BLUEBIRD WANDERLODGE
I RECENTLY SPOTTED THESE BUMPER STICKERS ON A BLUEBIRD WANDERLODGE
RESULTS OF HELIUM FILLED TIRES LEAKING INTO 'BIRD
RESULTS OF HELIUM FILLED TIRES LEAKING INTO 'BIRD
RENT A SLIDE
RENT A SLIDE
FUEL TANK SENDING UNIT JPEG.jpg
FUEL TANK SENDING UNIT JPEG.jpg
THE HEY DUMMY SWITCH
THE HEY DUMMY SWITCH
CHECKING FUEL PRESSURE ON A DETROIT DIESEL 2.jpg
CHECKING FUEL PRESSURE ON A DETROIT DIESEL 2.jpg
$100.00 DOLLAR MUFFLER, THIS CAN BE DONE TO MOST MUFFLERS, SEE NEXT GRAPHIC FOR HOW THEY DID IT
$100.00 DOLLAR MUFFLER, THIS CAN BE DONE TO MOST MUFFLERS, SEE NEXT GRAPHIC FOR HOW THEY DID IT
THIS IS HOW THEY DID IT, SEE NOTE BELOW
THIS IS HOW THEY DID IT, SEE NOTE BELOW
R13-11.jpg
R13-11.jpg
MY 'BIRD WITH NECK SNAPPING SPEED
MY 'BIRD WITH NECK SNAPPING SPEED
MY BIRD AT THE START OF A HILL AT SPEED
MY BIRD AT THE START OF A HILL AT SPEED
BIRMINGHAM END OF US 78
BIRMINGHAM END OF US 78
BIRMINHAM I-65
BIRMINHAM I-65
PHOENIX BYPASS VIA GILA BEND.jpg
PHOENIX BYPASS VIA GILA BEND.jpg
TX LOOP 375 TRANS MOUNTAIN ELPASO BYPASS.jpg
TX LOOP 375 TRANS MOUNTAIN ELPASO BYPASS.jpg
MERRY CHRISTMAS 2008
MERRY CHRISTMAS 2008
ALUMINUM WHEEL FIRE RING.jpg
ALUMINUM WHEEL FIRE RING.jpg
ALWAYS USE SAFETY STANDS
ALWAYS USE SAFETY STANDS
INSIDE WITH OLD SKIN
INSIDE WITH OLD SKIN
ADD A MASTER BATTERY CUTOFF SWITCH
ADD A MASTER BATTERY CUTOFF SWITCH
STUD OR HUB PILOTED WHEELS
STUD OR HUB PILOTED WHEELS
WORN VALVE STEM JPEG
WORN VALVE STEM JPEG
PROPERLY MATCHING TIRES TO RIMS
PROPERLY MATCHING TIRES TO RIMS
WHEEL ACCESSORIES
WHEEL ACCESSORIES
SCROLL DOWN TO THE DUPLICATE PHOTO OR RED X IN THE BOX BELOW, CLICK ON IT TO TAKE YOU TO A PDF FILE OF LINKS TO LOAD INFLATION
SCROLL DOWN TO THE DUPLICATE PHOTO OR RED "X" IN THE BOX BELOW, CLICK ON IT TO TAKE YOU TO A PDF FILE OF LINKS TO LOAD INFLATION
PANHARD ROD LOCATION
PANHARD ROD LOCATION
CHECK THOSE SHOCKS AND AIR SPRINGS PERIODICALLY
CHECK THOSE SHOCKS AND AIR SPRINGS PERIODICALLY
ADJUSTING YOUR KONI ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS GREATLY IMPROVES THE RIDE AS WELL AS THE HANDLING OF YOUR 'BIRD
ADJUSTING YOUR KONI ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS GREATLY IMPROVES THE RIDE AS WELL AS THE HANDLING OF YOUR 'BIRD
HEIGHT CONTROL VALVE JPEG
HEIGHT CONTROL VALVE JPEG
ADJUSTING LINKAGE
ADJUSTING LINKAGE
ADJUSTABLE ROD ON MY BIRD
ADJUSTABLE ROD ON MY BIRD
KINGPIN LUBRICATION IS IMPORTANT
KINGPIN LUBRICATION IS IMPORTANT
TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR STEERING JPEG
TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR STEERING JPEG
SOLAR POWER FOR YOUR BIRD, CLICK ON NEXT AT THE RIGHT TO SEE MORE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
SOLAR POWER FOR YOUR BIRD, CLICK ON "NEXT" AT THE RIGHT TO SEE MORE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
PHOTO 1
PHOTO 1
PHOTO 2
PHOTO 2
PHOTO 3
PHOTO 3
PHOTO 4
PHOTO 4
PHOTO 5
PHOTO 5
JOHN ELY'S 'BIRD
JOHN ELY'S 'BIRD
FRANK WERNLEIN OPENING ARTICLE
FRANK WERNLEIN OPENING ARTICLE
FRANK WERNLEIN INSTRUCTIONS
FRANK WERNLEIN INSTRUCTIONS
THE SOLAR CONTROLLER PANEL IS  MOUNTED IN THE FRONT OVERHEAD COMPARTMENT
THE SOLAR CONTROLLER PANEL IS MOUNTED IN THE FRONT OVERHEAD COMPARTMENT
SOLAR PANEL IS MOUNTED ON ROOF, SEE ARROW
SOLAR PANEL IS MOUNTED ON ROOF, SEE ARROW
FRANK WERNLIEN'S 'BIRD SOAKIN' UP A LITTLE SUN IN TEXAS.
FRANK WERNLIEN'S 'BIRD SOAKIN' UP A LITTLE SUN IN TEXAS.
ITEMS FOR SALE CLICK ON 'NEXT' AT THE RIGHT TO VIEW THEM
ITEMS FOR SALE CLICK ON 'NEXT' AT THE RIGHT TO VIEW THEM
ITS NOT OLD - ITS VINTAGE  VINYL DECALS  THIS IMAGE IS COPYRIGHTED DO NOT REPRODUCE
ITS NOT OLD - ITS VINTAGE VINYL DECALS THIS IMAGE IS COPYRIGHTED DO NOT REPRODUCE
KINGDOME DISH 500 & DIRECT TV PLUS MULTI-SWITCH, WHEN NEW IT SELLS FOR $99.00 IT WAS ONLY USED FOR FOUR MONTHS, BUY NOW $50.00
KINGDOME DISH 500 & DIRECT TV PLUS MULTI-SWITCH, WHEN NEW IT SELLS FOR $99.00 IT WAS ONLY USED FOR FOUR MONTHS, BUY NOW $50.00
BUDDY SUGGEST WHERE TO PUT THOSE TOAD 'BIRD DECALS
BUDDY SUGGEST WHERE TO PUT THOSE TOAD 'BIRD DECALS
I CAN MAKE YOUR 'BIRD DECALS IN ANY SIZE THAT YOU WANT AND ANY COLOR LISTED BELOW, RIGHT OR LEFT FACING
I CAN MAKE YOUR 'BIRD DECALS IN ANY SIZE THAT YOU WANT AND ANY COLOR LISTED BELOW, RIGHT OR LEFT FACING
'BIRD CUTOUT IN OVAL CAN BE MADE IN ALMOST ANY COLOR LISTED BELOW, RIGHT OR LEFT FACING
'BIRD CUTOUT IN OVAL CAN BE MADE IN ALMOST ANY COLOR LISTED BELOW, RIGHT OR LEFT FACING
'BIRD LOGO  BLUE/GOLD, COMES ASSEMBLED  FOR MOUNTING CAN BE MADE IN ANY TWO COLOR COMBINATION  FACING RIGHT OR LEFT $$$ BY SIZE
'BIRD LOGO BLUE/GOLD, COMES ASSEMBLED FOR MOUNTING CAN BE MADE IN ANY TWO COLOR COMBINATION FACING RIGHT OR LEFT $$$ BY SIZE
BLACK LETTERS ON WHITE, 3  PETS ON BOARD IN EMERGENCY PLEASE RESCUE,
BLACK LETTERS ON WHITE, 3" PETS ON BOARD IN EMERGENCY PLEASE RESCUE,
PRIVATE COACH, AVAILABLE IN YOUR CHOICE OF ANY FONT, COLOR AND SIZE, PLEASE EMAIL, OR CALL FOR PRICE
PRIVATE COACH, AVAILABLE IN YOUR CHOICE OF ANY FONT, COLOR AND SIZE, PLEASE EMAIL, OR CALL FOR PRICE
DECALS FOR YOUR BIRD COLOR CHART SCROLL DOWN TO DUPLICATE AND CLICK ON IT TO OPEN A ENLARGEABLE PDF FILE
DECALS FOR YOUR BIRD COLOR CHART SCROLL DOWN TO DUPLICATE AND CLICK ON IT TO OPEN A ENLARGEABLE PDF FILE
DECAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 2008, SCROLL DOWN TO DUPLICATE AND CLICK ON IT TO GO TO THE PDF FILE AND THEN PRINT IT OUT TO USE
DECAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 2008, SCROLL DOWN TO DUPLICATE AND CLICK ON IT TO GO TO THE PDF FILE AND THEN PRINT IT OUT TO USE
2 X 4 NO OPD / PROPANE TANK EXEMPTION DECAL, $4.00 EACH  BE SURE TO PRINT OUT THE FOLLOWING PDF FILE TO CARRY WITH YOU.
2" X 4" NO OPD / PROPANE TANK EXEMPTION DECAL, $4.00 EACH BE SURE TO PRINT OUT THE FOLLOWING PDF FILE TO CARRY WITH YOU.
PROPANE-TANK-OPD-EXEMPTION SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK ON DUPLICATE TO GO TO THE COMPLETE PDF FILE AND PRINT IT TO CARRY WITH YOU
PROPANE-TANK-OPD-EXEMPTION SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK ON DUPLICATE TO GO TO THE COMPLETE PDF FILE AND PRINT IT TO CARRY WITH YOU
DRIVERS SEAT LEFT-RIGHT POSITIONS.jpg
DRIVERS SEAT LEFT-RIGHT POSITIONS.jpg
BIRD XMAS LIGHTS.jpg
BIRD XMAS LIGHTS.jpg
BIRD TO YARD PROPANE TANK QUICK CONNECT.jpg
BIRD TO YARD PROPANE TANK QUICK CONNECT.jpg
GAS GRILL HOOKUP REGULATOR, SHUTOFF, COUPLER
GAS GRILL HOOKUP REGULATOR, SHUTOFF, COUPLER
CAT 3208NA AIRCLEANER MODIFIED FOR A TURBO ENGINE.jpg
CAT 3208NA AIRCLEANER MODIFIED FOR A TURBO ENGINE.jpg
WINTERIZINF THE FC REAR BATH FRESH WATER SYSTEM.jpg
WINTERIZINF THE FC REAR BATH FRESH WATER SYSTEM.jpg
THIS WAS CREATED BY TOM SORENTINNO
THIS WAS CREATED BY TOM SORENTINNO
DRAIN VALVE AND COOLANT FILTER BYPASS VALVE.jpg
DRAIN VALVE AND COOLANT FILTER BYPASS VALVE.jpg
FLUSHED RESTORE PLUS1.jpg
FLUSHED RESTORE PLUS1.jpg
MY PAD.jpg
MY PAD.jpg
2012 XMAS GOLD m.jpg
2012 XMAS GOLD m.jpg
WILL WORK.jpg
WILL WORK.jpg
SANDING IN CLOSE.jpg
SANDING IN CLOSE.jpg
PAINTING THE WHITE.jpg
PAINTING THE WHITE.jpg
WHITE COAT FINISHED.jpg
WHITE COAT FINISHED.jpg
BLACK AREA MASKED.jpg
BLACK AREA MASKED.jpg
BLACK PAINTED 2.jpg
BLACK PAINTED 2.jpg
FRONT TRIM.jpg
FRONT TRIM.jpg
DOOR HANNDLE.jpg
DOOR HANNDLE.jpg
TRAILERPANELS.jpg
TRAILERPANELS.jpg
RT. FR. RYANS.jpg
RT. FR. RYANS.jpg
WINTERIZING THE FC REAR BATH WATER FRESH SYSTEM.jpg
WINTERIZING THE FC REAR BATH WATER FRESH SYSTEM.jpg