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 on: Today at 06:21:14 PM 
Started by Seangie - Last post by grantgoold
Think of a very flat desert, now think of a very flat desert that is all white. Nothing to see really unless there is an event going on!  If you are headed west after Salt Lake City, you will basically see the salt flats about the last twenty miles before you hit Wendover.  I would stay in Salt Lake and go see Park City, or take a hike in any one of the nearby canyons.


 on: Today at 06:13:36 PM 
Started by eagle19952 - Last post by eagle19952
here's a whole new kind of bad day  Grin

 on: Today at 06:11:18 PM 
Started by eagle19952 - Last post by Seangie
TPMS on the toad.  I've got em on mine.  That and the camera will pay for itself.


 on: Today at 05:56:17 PM 
Started by Seangie - Last post by Seangie
We are in Boise tonight headed to Salt lake tomorrow.  Thinking since it will be Sunday and most of the things we want to see and do there will be closed that we should take a hike out to the salt flats tomorrow and spend a night.

Anyone been?  Can you just pull up anywhere and park for the night?  Is it like a national park?  Easy to get there from Twin Falls?

Thanks for any info.


 on: Today at 05:49:50 PM 
Started by bevans6 - Last post by Stormcloud
We headed south in the bus during a storm that quickly turned into a blizzard. I had previously installed an air dryer as a preventative measure, and also had the 80,000btu Webasto plumbed for interior heat, plus pre-heating the engine on cold days.
We somehow managed to 'inhale' a bit of moisture which froze up the air system just north of Herried, South Dakota. We spent the night in a heated farm repair business shop (Huber and Son) to thaw out. I added some alcohol to the air system (plus took on some myself!) and we left the next morning. Following that, I added an alcohol kit after the air dryer. Kind of a belt PLUS suspenders thing.
I have grip tires on the drive and tag. Drove on some real crap roads at times, and the weight of the bus on the drives makes a big difference.
I use 40W year round, and a snort of ether only when the engine first starts for the day. If I preheat the engine with the Webasto for about 30-45 minutes even at -30, it's almost at operating temp and will light right off.
Go for it, use common sense and if the roads are not the best, slow down a bit. Better late than never.

 on: Today at 05:44:31 PM 
Started by DKO - Last post by DKO
For clarification there are two covers. There is the shroud that covers the whole unit and there is the evaporator cover that snaps in place with six plastic catches and then is screwed down as well. Even if the shroud was cracked the evaporator cover would have to be cracked as well for rain water to get in.

I think you guys have nailed it though. With the excessive heat and humidity and the evaporator Maybe needing to be cleaned the fan was blowing the excess condensation into the "dry" pan without drains. It has run for hours and there is no water inside the bus now. I am in south Mississippi now with plenty of humidity. I may slip back up there one day this week after it has been running a few hours and see if there is any water in the "dry" tray. If not then it almost had to be a clogged evaporator coil. The other three airs may need to be cleaned as well if that is the case although only one of them gets near as much run time as this one does.

I appreciate all the help.


 on: Today at 05:33:35 PM 
Started by bevans6 - Last post by digesterman
Head for warmer weather BEFORE  the snow 😊

 on: Today at 04:59:37 PM 
Started by bevans6 - Last post by skihor
Also... I once parked on a slight incline in icy conditions, set the brake and started walking. The bus just started sliding... use chocks in addition to the park brake. If driving in wet conditions and then the temp changes to below freezing, I "lightly drag" the brakes to dry them out before parking and setting the park/air brake.

 on: Today at 04:54:11 PM 
Started by bevans6 - Last post by skihor
Something no one has touched on... Do not use the jakes/retarder on a snowy descent. Also do not use a cruise control in slick conditions. I prefer not to use either even in the rain. Do your self a favor and practice installing the chains in the comfort of your driveway now. Chaining sucks no matter how good/fast you are.

 on: Today at 03:26:34 PM 
Started by mung - Last post by Lin
We have National General and have had it for many years.  The last bus was insured with liability only.  That's easy to get.  On this one, they said they would do collision if I had it appraised, which we did.

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