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Thinking About a Travel Trailer

Question: Dear Luise: I am 50 years and feel like I’m just living life…working, sleeping and staying home, and I ready to LIVE for myself. My question is I want to buy a travel trailer that I can hook up to my toyota tacoma V6, and eventually find a traveling womens club and travel. How do I […]

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Frolic Camper

Question: Dear Luise: WE JUST BOUGHT A FROLIC CAMPER UNSURE OF THE YEAR CANNOT LOCATE A SERIAL NUMBER OR VIN ITS IN REALLY GREAT SHAPE ON THE INSIDE WE HAVE SEARCHED AND BELIEVE OURS IS A 1960’S SOMETHING DUE TO COMAPEABLES ON LINE BUT IT CAME OFF ON OLD CAMPGROUND LOT NO TITLE, SO WE DESPERTLY NEED TO LOCATE A […]

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RV Registration

Question: Dear Luise I have the VIN number to RV. Massachusetts needs a previousregistration I purchased this in RI from someone who used as a seasonal camper and never removed from site.  I don’t know where she moved to.  Please any info would be appreciated.  Is there anywhere Ican find out if camper was registered previously. G. Answer: Dear […]

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Trailway Coach

Email: troutman54@yahoo.com Subject: Trailway Coach Question: Dear Luise: I recently found an old camper called a trailway coach. I think it is from the late 40’s or early 50’s. it was made by Steeves Brothers fro oregon. Any info or pictures would be great. Thanks. R. Answer: Dear R.: I don’t know tha tone but I’ll […]

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Camper VIN Number

Question: Dear Luise: please tell me where is the vin number locate at on a 1984 sportsmen camper. I asked earlier but you might have been busy, it’s getting dark soon and I need to locate it before husband goes to bed. L. Answer: Dear L. I’m afraid my turnaround time here is not what you needed. I […]

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Finding Obsolete RV Parts

Question: Dear Luise: well ifound the brake pads but now i need to replace the front rotors and the only parts company that made them does not manufacture them any longer. any suggestions would be greatly. T. Answer: Dear T.: I would try a junk yard that specializes in RV parts. We have several near where […]

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No VIN on the RV Tongue

Question: Dear Luise: Where can i find the VIN number on a 1978 Puritan camper looked on the tongue not there where else. D. Answer: Dear D.: You have to carefully remove the paint and rust because the VIN is indented. If you did that and there’s nothing…(you have to go by “feel”) then the […]

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Toyota Sunrader Motorhome Parts

Question: Dear Luise: I’M SEARCHING FOR A PARTS NUMBER FOR FRONT DISK PADS FOR A1983 TOYOTA SUNRADER. trstephens1952@gmail.com Answer: Dear T.: The best source I know of is www.tincantourists.com They have a restoration link. Good luck, Luise    

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