Vehicles

1977 GMC Motorhome (Palm Beach)

Maintenance Log

Details Mileage Date Description
  139,987 10/05/06 Replaced air filter. Adjusted carb.
  140,089 04/14/10 Engine oil (20w50) and filter.
Replaced motor v-belts (7450, 7570, and 7603)
Engine coolant flush
Flushed transmission fluid (12 quarts)
Replaced motor battery (Interstate MT-78)
Replaced wiper blades (653-200).
  140,119 04/06/12 Engine oil and filter change.
New engine battery (Interstate MT-78)
Replaced air line fittings, presumably the local bypass valves were installed at this time.
Replaced generator oil filter and oil (30HD)
  140,165 06/04/12 Replaced house battery, Interstate SRM-4D, replaced circuit breaker SDLA60
  140,401 09/16/14 Engine oil and filter change.
Replaced brake light switch.
Replaced hazard relay
Installed new house battery (Interstate SRM-4D)
Replaced exhaust pipe gasket
Installed remanufactured alternator (standard capacity)
  140,429 03/16/16 Engine oil and filter change. Replaced fuel vapor line. Replaced engine battery (Napa Legend 7578). Bled brake fluid.
  140,473 04/12/16 Replaced all 4 rear wheel brake cylinders, brake fluid, brake shoes. Repacked rear wheel bearings. Installed steering damper.
  140,516 02/06/19 Changed engine oil (15w40) filter (R85258). Installed fog lamps. Serviced generator: clean battery cables and add water to battery
  140,581 07/29/19 Replaced house battery, Interstate SRM-4D
  140,581 08/07/19 Replaced left air bag line
Photos 140,606 08/19/19 Sale photos from prior owner
Photos     Documenting tire size, BFGoodrich Commercial LT225/75R16 LRE M+S (Mud and Snow), Load Range E, Max Load 2680 Lbs at 80 PSI
Photos 140,606 08/19/19 Just purchased
Photos   08/24/19 Photos of the engine including original motorhome options list. Broken bathroom vent fan
Photos   08/24/19 Troubleshooting air compressor. Found lose power wire and air line with hole in it. Fixed. Compressor still won't make more than 85 PSI however.
Photos 141,900 08/31/19 Replaced exhaust gaskets. Initially used Fel-pro fiber gasket but immediately switched to reusable stacked aluminum gaskets.
Installed Proform locking bolts on exhaust manifolds.
Replaced intermediate exhaust gasket.
Installed new spark plugs, Autolite copper core, 847.
Performed compression test, all cylinders 105 to 120 PSI.
Photos 141,900 08/31/19 Cleaned rust from stainless steel oven top. Apparently, the stamping process left surface impurities. Cleaned up well with wire brush, maybe a little too shiny
Photos 141,900 09/07/19 Test water system. Found crack in main water tank and hole in water line. Also, city water connections all leak. Ugh.
Photos   10/06/19 The waste tank had a slow leak where the drain valve was not sealing. Replaced the drain valve.
Replaced the waste tank sender unit
Installed new handle on drain valve.
Photos   10/13/19 Installed new windshield wiper arms and wipers. Tried to fix lights on speedometer but no luck.
Photos   11/09/19 Removed cracked fresh water tank. Installed new sender. Replaced the drain valves for water pump and water tank.
Photos   11/09/19 Replaced guts of water and waste tank gauges in cluster.
Photos 142,356 01/09/20 Hit by a Subaru who was at fault. Damage to right hand side of the RV
Photos 142,600 05/14/20 Replaced kitchen faucet. Replaced leaky water heater pressure/temperature relief valve. Fixed water heater relief valve outlet so water exits RV
Photos 142,900 06/13/20 Replaced both radiator hoses and all coolant lines, including back to water heater.
Installed copper pipe in place of coolant lines run on exterior.
Installed valves allowing coolant flow to be blocked to and from water heater
Replaced thermostat, installed 180 degree Robert Shaw high flow thermostat
Cleaned up and powder coated thermostat housing
Refilled coolant.
Photos 142,900 06/16/20 Replaced broken cover on rear vent fan. Also cleaned and lubed fan motor.
Photos   07/06/20 Lots of misc maintenance.
Installed quarter turn thumb latches on electrical and water doors. This eliminates 2 keys from my keychain.
Got a deep trailer hitch receiver that is deep enough to allow the pin to go through.
Lubricated the 4 bogie pins, 2 on each side. Some of the old hard rubber seals came out :(
Attached front sliding window latches with stainless steel fasteners and rubber seals.
Reattached the white interior rubber moulding to the rear side windows.
Hung a fruit net above sink
Reattached a couple of cabinet facing slats
Photos 143,200 07/19/20 Replaced leaking engine water pump.
Photos 143,200 07/20/20 Installed ceramic coated Doug's Headers (Thorley Headers).
Photos 143,300 08/02/20 Replaced the fresh water pump. Installed a Flow Max DS-01233-D. It works great.
Also tightened up thew new V-belts I installed recently.

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