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Author Topic: Inspection list for GMs and the 8v71  (Read 1104 times)
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« on: January 19, 2009, 01:33:54 PM »

I'm going to look at a couple of GMs in the next few weeks, anyone here have a pre-purchase inspection list for me? I've got one for an Eagle but it would be great to have one specific to GMs. I will be seeing a 4104 and a 4106. Also any specific way to check out the 8v71 motor would be of great help.

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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2009, 02:20:33 PM »

Steve -

Check your private messages. . .

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RJ Long
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2009, 04:47:55 AM »

RJ,

Why not post it on here?

To be preserved for future Busnut searching............... Wink

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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2009, 06:12:04 AM »

Maybe he is informing him of something for sale which cannot be posted here??
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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2009, 07:36:30 AM »

Remember that aluminum corrodes, especially when in direct contact with steel.  Find a pit or get it up on blocks and have a good look under there.  My 4104 is so old that most of the high wear items (levelling valves etc) have already been replace/upgraded.  The POs really influence how good the rig is.   iwould get an IR gun (you'll need one eventually) and give the bus a good run and check hubs and difs etc...Tha's all I know except an old bus that has been completely rewired would be good, 40-50 year old fabric wrapped wire is a short waiting to happen.
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2009, 07:40:24 AM »

RJ,

Why not post it on here?

To be preserved for future Busnut searching............... Wink

Cliff


Cliff -

Because Steve lives fairly close to me, and it was in relation to something he and I had been talking about "off board", totally unrelated to being preserved for future BusNut searching. . .  Otherwise, as you well know, I would have.

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