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Owner's Manual Needed: 1978 Dolphin

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Hi! 

I'm the new owner of a 1978 Dolphin Micro Mini, which I'll be remodeling over the next few months. I'm so excited to start this journey! 

I have the Haynes manual (for the Hilux pickup), but I don't have a manual for the RV itself. 

I've looked through the files over at the Yahoo! forums, and I spent the better part of a few afternoons searching the web, only to find that all roads point back to here. 

Would any of you have access to this manual? Or perhaps a model similar enough that it would help me as I'm respectfully updating this amazing classic? 

Thanks so much! 

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I've never seen an Owners Manual that was of much use. Don't recall ever seeing one from the '70s. But maybe these later ones will answer a few questions. I'm sure that if one exists for your year, it'll have even less information!

1983 Dolphin Manual.pdf

1993_Dolphin_Owners_Manual.pdf

1978 Dolphin Micro Mini.pdf

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This is great, Derek, thank you! 

Do you have recommendations about any generalized books that would be similar to a Haynes manual...but for the motorhome section of the Dolphin? 

I'm currently using these forums and YouTube to my advantage, but I'm a book guy. I know books like this exist, but there are so many that choosing is daunting. :(

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The coach is nothing but the manufactures box pretty much everything inside was supplied by someone else fortunately they are all the same so if you need info for a fridge try Domedic, heaters Durotherm and so on. Most of the plumbing is standard stuff like you would find in a house as far as sizes, fittings and fixtures but again they had their own way to run it. Wiring done by the coach builders seem to be a mystery of how it was run all though they are pretty much generic design and all work the same way. 

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This place has manuals for many of the appliances but don't know how much it covers for your older ones

http://bryantrv.com/docs.html

You could also try the Toyota Chinook site on yahoo because the Chinooks were all 79 and earlier. I think they have some appliance manuals in their files section

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/toyotachinook/info

Linda S

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All great advice, guys, thank you! 

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