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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 11:28 am 
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Unfortunately, my mechanic was ill in May - probably Corona. He never sees a doctor, he always tries to recover with the help of home remedies...63 years old. From the old beat. :? Anyway, there is some progress:

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Installing a power outlet for the second AC unit under the sofa.

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New lap belts.

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Inlays for the storage spaces in order to prevent rattling noises.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 11:34 am 
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New curtains.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 11:41 am 
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Some "weird" stickers to keep off any camper muggers. I' m not a sports marksman, I don' t own a gun and we haven' t got a German shepherd. ;)

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Checking the AGM/12v battery.

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I have bought a second Dometic AC unit in order to create two climate zones in our Revcon. A Dometic 3000 can be used over the bedroom in the back, the second Dometic 2200 will be mounted above the dinette/sofa in the front.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 12:42 pm 
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Window frames with new paint.

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Finally, the repainting of the roof (2020), sides (2021) and lower sides/hubcaps/grille (now) has come to an end.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:02 am 
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Very nice! Sorry I haven't reliably been around in a while to keep updated. Keep up the info flow please!!!

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2022 7:43 am 
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Hello Eric,

Yes - I´m trying to do my best. My Revcon story has just started... :lol:

The second AC is already on the top, but my mechanik hasn´t installed it yet. New shiny red color on the lower sides of the Revcon.

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Finally, I have found some wheel nuts that really fit. A member of the German Astro/Safari Van Forum sent me the link.

https://www.truckspring.com/products/Ou ... 3013L.aspx

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One nut broke during the wheel balancing procedure last year. The mechanic was not aware of the left-hand thread on the driver´s side.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:58 am 
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Exhaust manifold gasket change. My mechanic gained access through the wheelhouse.

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The manifold came off easily...

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...but the edge of the pipe broke.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:04 am 
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The worn sealing is not the problem, I can order it from Rockauto.

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I hope that this pipe will fit. Some adjustments will be necessary. ScoutII (German Astro/Safari Forum) gave me the link.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 8:01 am 
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Generator delivered.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2022 11:59 am 
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New exhaust manifold gasket installed.

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My mechanic replaced the old bolts with stay bolts. Seems to work.

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