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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-04-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By OnTheRoad
Re-certification on completely modified RV (CANADA)

Just wondering if any Canucks out there have information on whether re-certification for a modified RV ('74 Ventura) is required.

I found some information about how to get the RV re-certified...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-22-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By OnTheRoad
Glad these things sound like they aren't too hard...

Glad these things sound like they aren't too hard to find - I was worried this was going to be next to impossible! Thanks everyone!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-22-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By OnTheRoad
Luckily we have all the windows out while we do...

Luckily we have all the windows out while we do our renos so I am going to take the opportunity of having the parts easily accessible to replace them all (I think only 1 is not having problems but...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-21-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By OnTheRoad
Jalousie Crank Completely Stripped! (Ventura)

Any ideas on repairing/replacing all or part of the crank?

Opened it up and it's totally stripped :hmm
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-15-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By OnTheRoad
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-09-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By OnTheRoad
That's the nice thing about the Amerigo and this...

That's the nice thing about the Amerigo and this Ventura - straight lines! It's made framing it out and doing things like this insulating easier than what I can imagine your traditional "egg" shape...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-09-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By OnTheRoad
Foam Board Insulation Installation!

Almost done the installation of the foam board insulation. MUCH easier to work with that the original fiberglass insulation that came out.

Going to create a "moisture barrier" by taping all of the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Pics!

Picture updates - insulation is in!

We also ended up glassing the belly band seam too - will take and post pics of the exterior soon before we gel coat it.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-08-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By OnTheRoad
I'm someone who likes to see stuff in person -...

I'm someone who likes to see stuff in person - and because of our tight schedule (trying to get on the road for Oct 2) I think I'm going to head out to Princess Auto, we have a location only 30...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-08-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By OnTheRoad
Those are nice Floyd :)

Those are nice Floyd :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-07-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By OnTheRoad
That looks awesome Sent from my SGH-I727R...

That looks awesome

Sent from my SGH-I727R using Fiberglass RV mobile app
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-07-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By OnTheRoad
Where did you get your new signal/brake/running lights?

Seeing lots of options - amazon, ebay, local automotive shops, camping world.

The prices seem to be all over the place so just wanted to see what you guys got and from where and what your...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-31-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Haha that's great!

Haha that's great!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-31-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By OnTheRoad
We were planning on doing the gel coat on the...

We were planning on doing the gel coat on the outside this month anyway so it doesn't create a huge amount more work for us.


Scrubbed the inside with bleach and a stiff bristle brush yesterday,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-29-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By OnTheRoad
Spiderweb cracks in the ceiling - through the fiberglass

Wanted to get a couple different opinions on how I should best tackle this. From the inside I can see the spiderweb cracks and upon closer inspection it looks like it's not just the gel coat that is...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-18-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Dudley, question about the belly band if you...

Dudley, question about the belly band if you may... We have it off and have cleaned it all up, just wondering if you think we are best to do the work and glass the two halves together or if they...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-25-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,758
Posted By OnTheRoad
That would looks pretty slick but just thinking...

That would looks pretty slick but just thinking about the amount of windex my wife would use to keep every smudge and fingerprint off :eek:
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-25-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,758
Posted By OnTheRoad
Would you consider doing it on the walls, Tom?

Would you consider doing it on the walls, Tom?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,758
Posted By OnTheRoad
Yeah I was worried about the weight too but the...

Yeah I was worried about the weight too but the panels seem to only be about 1-2 pounds heavier than a panel of that "wood" paneling it originally was manufactured with.


We had taken a look at...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-25-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
I gotta tell you your rebuild was such an...

I gotta tell you your rebuild was such an inspiration when we were first looing at buying a Ventura, the woodworking you did is just awesome. I see what you mean by the separated bench at the back...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-25-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
So it was actually a bench layout that had a...

So it was actually a bench layout that had a potty added to it that then was turned back into a bench layout...? Man this ol' girls been around the block! :rolleyes:

Going to take a closer look...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,758
Posted By OnTheRoad
I thought so too but I searched it on this forum...

I thought so too but I searched it on this forum (and other areas online) and came up with next to nothing trying to find someone else that had successfully used the material for this application......
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-24-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,758
Posted By OnTheRoad
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Parts: Buy | Sell | Trade 03-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,685
Posted By OnTheRoad
I have an idea of what they go for in decent...

I have an idea of what they go for in decent condition but honestly I wouldn't know what to expect from a lock that's damaged and without the keys. I suspected it would still fetch something, and I...
Forum: Parts: Buy | Sell | Trade 03-24-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,685
Posted By OnTheRoad
Damaged Bargman l400 lock from Ventura

Is this worth selling? It has been through a break-in and has no key anymore... Not sure if it works
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-24-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,758
Posted By OnTheRoad
FRP Panels for Ventural Walls?

Hi all, I'm trying to decide on the best material to use when replacing the wall panels in my 70's Ventura. It originally had the "wood look" wall panelling and that had some water damage and a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Looks like this was actually at one time fitted...

Looks like this was actually at one time fitted with the small bathroom option and what we thought was a bad repair of the front bench was in actual fact a bad build of an approximation of the front...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
BUT WAIT! WHAT'S THIS?1? A POTTY???? ...

BUT WAIT! WHAT'S THIS?1?

A POTTY???? :eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Here are a few shots from the demo... most of it...

Here are a few shots from the demo... most of it down to the fiberglass now - just have to remove the sink/stove cabinet yet.

Some of the pics are bad cause we had to tarp it halfway through...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Okay, here are some pics of the original...

Okay, here are some pics of the original condition. The pics do not show how bad the inside was... orange shag carpet under the table, "baby diaper" brown painted sloppy over a light purple painted...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Going to try to load up some pics today! Found a...

Going to try to load up some pics today! Found a few surprises in the demolition (aren't there always) but these made us laugh!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-24-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Thanks Hazel, it looks like it's going to be a...

Thanks Hazel, it looks like it's going to be a fun project - sorry you had to pass yours along but hopefully the new family will get many fun memories in it!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-22-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
That's pretty good advice, having started the...

That's pretty good advice, having started the demolition today I can easily see how without clear lists it would be very easy to bounce around from thing to thing without any clear direction!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-20-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,229
Posted By OnTheRoad
Ventura Rebuild - Any Tips?

Going to be starting our mid 70's 13' Ventura rebuild and was wondering any anyone wanted to highlight their top tips or have any "golden" pieces of advice.

We are planning on taking the trailer...
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