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Old 09-06-2015, 08:08 AM   #1
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New Compact Jr Owner

I have joined a new world that I have no knowledge of whatsoever... I just purchased a 72' Compact Jr and have a lot of work to do, things to do and replace. I purchased the Compact Jr from a local in So Cal I am a contractor so I am use to getting my hands dirty. If there is something I should know from the start please let me know. I will be on this site daily looking for new things to learn.
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:07 AM   #2
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Welcome Jeff - You are already well started on road to further knowledge about FGRVs, by searching out this web-site. There are many willing participants, just waiting to hear your queries. Just ask !, and then listen !
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:36 AM   #3
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Start at the bottom (tires, brakes, suspension, frame) and work your way up. Worst hassle might be a new floor unless the old one feels solid.
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:58 AM   #4
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Yep, as mentioned, start from the bottom up and be sure everything is safe and secure, check tire age, inspect and repack the wheel bearings and attack the floor. It's also a good idea to replace all of the exterior lighting wiring at the same time.


Here's some pics of my similar Compact-II rebuild. If you would like to see it I am in Riverside, but I don't expect to be back home until early October, but feel free to ask lots of questions.


Hunter Compact II by Robert Miller | Photobucket


Hunter Mods 2014 by Robert Miller | Photobucket
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