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Forum: General Luxury Coach Discussion 02-29-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,090
Posted By MrE
I found a source for deadbolts online. ...

I found a source for deadbolts online.

https://www.doorhardwarecenter.com/baldwin-8031-estate-traditional-single-cylinder-deadbolt-for-1-5-8-inch-bore-hole
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Forum: North Central 07-05-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,837
Posted By MrE
Ryan, what Detroit Diesel are you looking to...

Ryan, what Detroit Diesel are you looking to rebuild? I'm having a guy in Missouri replace my 8V92 with a Cummins ISM from a donor bus for less money than the local Detroit Diesel shop quoted for a...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 06-07-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,408
Posted By MrE
The radiator shop should be able to locate a...

The radiator shop should be able to locate a replacement core for you.
Forum: General Technical Discussion 06-02-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,049
Posted By MrE
Keith is correct, the one burst pipe could very...

Keith is correct, the one burst pipe could very well be the proverbial tip of the iceberg. Replacing 32 year old plumbing with pex is also a good recommendation if you do buy it for many more years...
Forum: Coach/Bus Buyer and Seller Exchange 06-01-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,937
Posted By MrE
Scott, sounds like you've done your research on...

Scott, sounds like you've done your research on buying a used motorhome.:thumbup:

Here's a link to a website detailing buying a vehicle in Canada:...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 05-26-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,293
Posted By MrE
You might want to take a look at this...

You might want to take a look at this post:http://www.busconversions.com/bbs/index.php?topic=12020.0

According to the post it's shut off by the ECM. Sounds like the two problems are related. Have...
Forum: Exterior Works 05-19-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,998
Posted By MrE
Ryan, I have owned two classics, a 73 and an...

Ryan,

I have owned two classics, a 73 and an 86, and haven't had an issue with the roofs leaking water because of the factory design. What I would pay attention to is any holes cut in the roof or...
Forum: General Technical Discussion 05-19-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,498
Posted By MrE
Glenn, If it's not a sound generated by an...

Glenn,

If it's not a sound generated by an electrical device and you have a couple of air valves that are warm, the first check I would make is for air leaks. You can start with a squirt bottle...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 05-06-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,408
Posted By MrE
Marc, that would be an excellent question for...

Marc, that would be an excellent question for Silverleaf. I looked on the Internet at DDEC II wiring diagrams, and the ECM does not support EGT. Newell does give us extra wires from the engine...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 05-04-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,408
Posted By MrE
Yes, according to the website it displays...

Yes, according to the website it displays complete diagnostics.
Forum: Major Mechanicals 05-04-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,408
Posted By MrE
The one really important gauge that Silverleaf...

The one really important gauge that Silverleaf does not have is the pyrometer. If you don't already have one it's worth investing in. The sensor should also be installed before the turbo. A Google...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 05-04-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,408
Posted By MrE
Marc, Couple of suggestions. Number 1,...

Marc,

Couple of suggestions.
Number 1, analog gauges are accurate to +/- 20%, so your 240 degree reading might have only been 192 degrees. If you don't have one, get a non-contact infrared...
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 04-29-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By MrE
Quality comes at a price. Newell equips their...

Quality comes at a price. Newell equips their coaches with the highest quality components available at time of manufacture. If they fail, they will cost more money to replace with the same quality....
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 04-28-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By MrE
The salvage site has it listed as a rollover,...

The salvage site has it listed as a rollover, more fun pictures here: http://www.copart.com/us/Lot/33673864/Photos?SearchId=65423290
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 04-28-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,489
Posted By MrE
David, welcome to LCL! Sounds like you’re on the...

David, welcome to LCL! Sounds like you’re on the right track, this forum has very knowledgeable members always willing to help, and has easily searchable archives the will provide solutions for...
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 04-28-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By MrE
I came across this unit when looking for a donor...

I came across this unit when looking for a donor coach, good illistration of what HoosierDaddy is talking about. http://images.copart.com/website/data/pix/20141118/33673864_1X.JPG
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 04-27-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By MrE
You really can't compare a Fleetwood to a Newell....

You really can't compare a Fleetwood to a Newell. There are no Fleetwoods that are designed for 1 million plus miles, all Newells are. They may look similar on a spec sheet as far as options, but...
Forum: Interior Works 04-18-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,399
Posted By MrE
Anybody know when they got rid of the wheel wells in the bedrooms?

I'm trying to find out when they (Newell) got rid of the protruding wheel wells inside the coaches. My 73 had them and my 86 doesn't, does anybody know when the change was made?
Forum: Coach/Bus Buyer and Seller Exchange 04-07-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,937
Posted By MrE
Glenn, Keith and Steve both make very good...

Glenn,
Keith and Steve both make very good points. In my opinion you’re asking a fair price. Your problem is going to be finding someone that has the knowledge to know the true worth. It will be...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 04-04-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,076
Posted By MrE
No kidding, 500 hp 11L ISM Allison B400R sounds...

No kidding, 500 hp 11L ISM Allison B400R sounds really sweet!
Forum: Major Mechanicals 04-03-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,076
Posted By MrE
Yet Another Classic Newell Coach Getting Repowered!

Got everything lined up to repower the dog house. Found a donor bus with a Cummins ISM and Allison 6 speed tranny. Going to meet Keith Frerichs (Rellick) where it's located in a couple of weeks and...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 03-26-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,599
Posted By MrE
Keith, do you have a USD amount in mind?

Keith, do you have a USD amount in mind?
Forum: General Technical Discussion 12-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,862
Posted By MrE
It's also extremely important to get the highest...

It's also extremely important to get the highest voltage possible to the headlights. Large gauge wire, shortest distance possible from your fuse panel and activated by relays. You do not want to run...
Forum: General Technical Discussion 12-18-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,862
Posted By MrE
Here's a link to a project that Richard and...

Here's a link to a project that Richard and Rhonda did to upgrade their headlights. http://www.luxurycoachlifestyle.com/forum/major-mechanicals/785-update-headlight-upgrade-project.html

A common...
Forum: Coach/Bus Buyer and Seller Exchange 12-03-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,636
Posted By MrE
You're i on thee right track looking for a...

You're i on thee right track looking for a Newell, they're without a doubt a great coach. I'd search for one that met your needs without breaking the bank. If you want to search Craigslist, enter the...
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