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    1991 Toyota Winnebago Toye
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  1. You guys did a great job on the build and documenting it. I personally would have had to keep the bathroom, but that's me. Good luck on your adventures!
  2. Where would one ever use something like that? The moon??
  3. My 91 V-6 motorhome had the exact setup as yours,so I would think that is normal
  4. It's not that much longer then my toyota was,I havent measured it but the model # was a 22r Minnie Winnie so I'm guessing around 22'.I was so dissapointed in the mileage of my toy that I'm not gonna worry that much about it.Best I got in my toy was 11 mpg and I'm guessing this one will get around what you said,9-10.I loved the ease of the driveability of the Toyota but this one is not bad either.Drove it to physical therapy and the dentist this morning and was able to park in normal parking spaces,plus now I have power when I need it and I wont have to worry about towing my toys,generator is a lot quieter inside also,its an Onan MicroQuiet 4000. It's been raining the past 3 days so I've been able to check for leaks,of course theres one dripping from the lower right corner of front cab windowOther than that I havent found any other problems so far(knock on wood}
  5. I did find out the salvage yard, but being a private bidder I couldn’t bid on it anyway And they had so many cars on their website to try and sift through to find it it would take forever. I have been searching craigslist and RV trader and all those places for another Toyota motorhome could not find one that I liked. I did not want to go with the one with another six cylinder, it was too hard to work on. And none with the four cylinders were coming up for sale around here that were worth a crud. I ended up buying this Chevy motorhome a couple days ago. So far on it everything words, including built-in Onan generator. It was priced to sell because the guy said he is a BP engineer I am moving to another country in 2 weeks for work( Some Country near the Soviet union I’ve never heard of ) It has the 7.4 Vortec in it.Paid 6000
  6. Thanks Joe Finally settled the claim today,insurance company ended up raising the settlement offer after i sent them receipt for tires,picked up check today for 10300 but I'm pretty sure they screwed up and didnt take the 500 deductible off that check,I'm sure they will be wanting me to pay that back but I'm not complaining,I'm satisfied with the 9800. I did find out what salvage yard they are supposed to tow it too,they havent picked it up yet,I will call them in a couple days and see what the process is if they are going to auction it or what.
  7. Oh yeah they are! Wish I knew what salvage yard they're going to tow it to and how I could reacquire it because I don't think they're going to be wanting 2500 for it . Last picture of it before it goes
  8. Just got off the phone with the insurance company, they would not come off wanting 2500 for it so I'm going to let it go. I asked them about where they would send it for auction and I was told it will not be auctioned off it will go to a salvage yard for the parts to be sold and they think the parts are worth 2500 . I told them it had brand new tires on it and they need the receipt, going to look for receipts tonight and hopefully get some more money for that and then finalize the settlement
  9. Thanks for advice everyone but let me reiterate things I have already said: I was out of town when flood happened and I could not get it home anyway if I was in town, it has been closed up since the flood with no fans on inside. Motor has been started by my daughter two days after flood when I was out of town but will not start now, no signs of water in oil or transmission fluid.Just a click when you turn key. Floor is already soft in back half of motorhome where the worst damage was
  10. Well I might take the money and run but it won't be spent on another motor home, unfortunately the flood also destroyed my work and it will probably be 2 to 3 months to get us up and running again so need to save my money
  11. Thanks for advice.I want to take a chance on it,wife doesnt.Thing that scares me is it wont start now,but it did start before after it was flooded.Front end was on incline so most water only got in rear of mh,I dont think much water reached the engine but something is causing it not to start.I was out of town when it was started,my daughter started it and said it blew water out the tailpipe.It just makes 1 click sound when you turn key,wont jump off so I dont think it's battery,plus first time I tried to start it and it wouldnt start all dash lights and radio came on,there was no sign battery was dead.Maybe water got to starter or something? Theres no sign of water in oil or transmission when I pull the dipsticks out
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