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  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:38 pm   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?


Under no circumstances should the axle nut be tightened more than 217. If the cotter pin hole does not align when properly torqued, get another nut!!
Unless you have a big nut transmission, in wh ...
  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

Replies: 29
Views: 3081

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:52 pm   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?

Hi Rick,
Just fill the RGBs and then the center section.
If one does not believe this works then try this experiement. Do not fill the RGBs. Seal them up, including tightening the axle nuts. ...
  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

Replies: 29
Views: 3081

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:08 pm   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
What's with the bad mouthing of americans? You are correct on your info, but I'm an American, and I knew that. Also, I don't like to fill up evey hole I see. I don't like fat chick holes thank yo ...
  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

Replies: 29
Views: 3081

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:28 pm   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
OOOPS! Why do Americans see a fill hole on WHATEVER and feel that they need to fill it up and then some???? Just wondering!!!

Because every American vehicle ever built placed the fill hole at t ...
  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

Replies: 29
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:14 pm   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
Camperfan is right, and wrong.
I quote from the factory manual
Reduction gears capacity = 0.5 US pints. (0.4 Imp. pints)
You said .25 Imp. Pints.
(Just giving you a bad time.)

Hey thanks for ...
  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

Replies: 29
Views: 3081

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 3:27 pm   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
OOOPS! Why do Americans see a fill hole on WHATEVER and feel that they need to fill it up and then some???? Just wondering!!! The reduction boxes ONLY REQUIRE 0.25 litre or 0.5 US pint which equates ...
  Topic: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
camperfan

Replies: 29
Views: 3081

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:16 am   Subject: after RGB rebuild I wake up to...LEAKS! what went wrong?
OOOPS! Why do Americans see a fill hole on WHATEVER and feel that they need to fill it up and then some???? Just wondering!!! The reduction boxes ONLY REQUIRE 0.25 litre or 0.5 US pint which equates ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
camperfan

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2006 11:48 am   Subject: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
I'd bet that the high bidder of the nasty bling machine doesnt pay up.
  Topic: Q: SO-42 poptop material colour...?
camperfan

Replies: 111
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 5:50 pm   Subject: Q: SO-42 poptop material colour...?
I will post a picture as soon as I can. Unfortunately it is not going to be today as I keep my camper in storage and not at my residence.

My canvas had a long hole in the front panel (not sure if i ...
  Topic: Q: SO-42 poptop material colour...?
camperfan

Replies: 111
Views: 13608

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 12:25 pm   Subject: Q: SO-42 poptop material colour...?
although everyone seems to feel that the photo of the upper left canvas is original, I for one DO NOT. I have an original canvas on my poptop SO42 and it does not have a seam at the corner (as shown i ...
  Topic: Wiper Blades
camperfan

Replies: 3
Views: 804

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:45 pm   Subject: Wiper Blades
that sounds close. I have a pair of NOS SWF type 2 blades in their package and they state 275mm/11" on the header card.
  Topic: brake lights dim ?
camperfan

Replies: 26
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:36 pm   Subject: brake lights dim ?
I am no electrical engineer. With that said, could the wires on the terminals at your taillights be swapped? What I am trying to say is the two elements in the bulb are different and one is brighter t ...
  Topic: upper outer RGB bearing stuck - what am I doing wrong?!?!
camperfan

Replies: 7
Views: 767

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:26 pm   Subject: upper outer RGB bearing stuck - what am I doing wrong?!?!
FLINCH!!!!

I would rather weld on the bearing that I am going to toss and replace rather than beat upon the axle,greduction box, transmission that I am going to keep using. Just my opinion though
  Topic: A vacation in the splitty..
camperfan

Replies: 11
Views: 1320

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 9:51 am   Subject: A vacation in the splitty..
That is one cool picture!
  Topic: A vacation in the splitty..
camperfan

Replies: 11
Views: 1320

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:37 am   Subject: A vacation in the splitty..

I got mine to run quite a bit cooler by installing air control flaps in the fan housing with the linkage held open and putting synthetic oil in it.

Synthetic oil will give you a false sense of se ...
  Topic: SMV Magnet Rip Off Artist
camperfan

Replies: 33
Views: 4777

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:59 pm   Subject: SMV Magnet Rip Off Artist
PALEASE!!!! I am not going to lose any sleep over a slow moving vehicle magnet.

Although you do not know me, I am the type that tries to get through life smoothly without ruffling anyones feathers. ...
  Topic: SMV Magnet Rip Off Artist
camperfan

Replies: 33
Views: 4777

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:41 pm   Subject: SMV Magnet Rip Off Artist
actually i do quite a few things that are unique to my spindles.

your magnet is an exact copy of the other one.



if you did not design it like you "believe you did", your buddy di ...
  Topic: SMV Magnet Rip Off Artist
camperfan

Replies: 33
Views: 4777

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:32 pm   Subject: SMV Magnet Rip Off Artist
rizzags email to me: did you invent your design?

my reply to rizzags email: Hi Jeff. I believe I did. Or actually I had my buddy do it for me in his garage as he is a signmaker. I needed something ...
  Topic: Shift rod bushings in my 67?
camperfan

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:21 am   Subject: Shift rod bushings in my 67?
You can pull the whole shift linkage out the front of the bus if you cut the nose of the bus off.
Barring that, undo the front coupler. Soak in penetrating oil liberally. Heat (torch) is your frie ...
  Topic: Knocking While Braking
camperfan

Replies: 26
Views: 3536

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:07 am   Subject: Knocking While Braking
Thanks, man! And...$65...that good for a Bentley?

its not too bad. I paid 55 shipped for a nice used one. 65 sounds okay though.
 
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