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Old 09-19-2009, 04:06 AM   #11
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Some of was interested in the specs on my 74' project. The details as follows:

Length 35' 8" wide" 10'+ high, weight approx. 24,000 lbs, 120,000 miles

BODY: All natural aluminum w/ brown'\ tan paint stripes, gold trim, & white roof, Bullet Clearance Lights, Air Horn, 2 Spotlights, back-up camera

RUNNING GEAR: Ford front end w/ leaf springs, Rockwell rear w/duals, air bags, air brakes & 9.00 x 20 tires

POWER: Caterpillar 1160 V-8, normally aspirated diesel engine, 636 cu. in.,225 hp., 500 ft lbs. torque

TRANS~ Allison automatic 6 speed Transmission (3 x 2 gears) w/ retarded

GEN: Onan NH 6.5 KW gasoline generator

INVERTERS: 2 - 2000 w. freedom inverters / chargers

BATTERIES: 6 – 8D engine batteries & 2 – 6D batteries.

TANKS: 130 gal diesel, stainless steel 100 gal water, 95 gal holding tank,
40 gal & 8 gal propane & 55 gal gasoline generator tank

HEATING: 30,000 btu Suburban propane forced hot air, plus 3 electric units w /thermostats

AC. Equip.: 2 Coleman roof units. 15.000 btu. front & 12,000 btu. energy-saver rear

APPLIANCES: propane 8 gal. Hot Water heater, propane 4 burner stove w/ oven
110-v 11cf residential style refrigerator-freezer & 110 v. microwave oven

LAYOUT: electric driver & copilot chairs, 2' swivel barrel chairs w/ fold-out dining table between

¾ sofa bedopposite center door; L-shaped kitchen, double ss sink, fullshower in bathroom

Bed room w/closet & drawers unit, queen sized bed, vanity table & 2 shirt closets

2000 miles ago ....
Rebuilt lower end of Cat. diesel engine, new ,bearings & cap bolts. New drive shaft & coupling.
Rebuilt rear axle & deferential.
New front & rear brake shoes.

I have gone thru the Onan runs great. Pulled the water tank and repalced the flooring will finish up the plumbing this weekend now that the temps are beow 100..
more later....

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