Manuals for our classic Motorhomes are still available. These
are necessary information even if you do not do your own
maintenance. The manuals show the breakdown, parts, and
operations necessary to keep your
Cinnabar Engineering, Inc., 116 Orval Street, Sandusky, Michigan
Parts Department at 1-800-720-2227 or email email@example.com.
Parts Book - 1973 to 1978 ---$16
Service Bulletins and Recalls - 1973 to 1978 --$50
Operating Manuals - 1973 to 1978. Have VIN number available. --$20--$30
Maintenance Manuals - 1973 to 1978. Have VIN number available.--$90
76 supplement ------$17
77-78 supplement --$48
GMC Motorhome News - Quarterly Newsletter -- $2.50 per back issue ---$10/year
C/O Cummins Power Systems, Inc.
2727 Ford Road
Bristol (Philadelphia) PA 19007
Telephone (215) 785-6005
Fax: (215) 785-4085
These Manuals have paper covers and over the years most of them have become worn. One way to repair and protect these documents is to cover them with CLEAR SHELF PAPER. This vinyl material is strong, water proof, and has an adhesive backing that will stick to the covers.
Cut the material larger than the book, fold back a corner of the
backing (as shown) align the cover to the book, and press down the
finished part while
sliding off the backing. This procedure will allow you to get rid
the air bubbles while you attach the cover. The alignment must
correct when you start since you cannot remove the cover after it has
attached. Trim the finished book.
GMC production manuals. 3 books used on the produciotn
line. $110.00 includes S/H
email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan & Jean Homrich
There are two major Magazines shown below. There are news letters from orgnizations like GMC International, GMC Western states, and several of the GMC chapters. Some of these offer back issues for sale the you can bind into books.
GMC Motorhome Marketplace (NO
LONGER PUBLISHED) (4/15/07)
Subscription $30.00 per year.
Single complimentary issue
available upon request.
GMC Motorhome Marketplace
7091 Broadway, Suite D
Merrillville IN 46410-3537
Tel. & Fax 219-769-7733
GMC Motorhome News by Cinnabar - Quarterly Newsletter -- $2.50
back issue ---$10/year
Individual copies are good------I would rather have books
These Magazines are very valuable for the information they
contain. Most owners keep them in various filing systems from
stacks to binders. I propose that a good way to keep them
protected and available is to bind them into books. The
bound books have the following features:
easy to use organization
small size easy storage
light several years per book
HAND BOOK BINDING
By Johan Potgieter at e-mail: email@example.com
This is an excellent web page on Hand Book Binding located at http://www.citilink.com/~johan/bin02.htm
He describes an easy way to save and protect your magazines.
I prefer to read technical information with the most recent information first. I bind my magazines with the most recent issue first and the oldest one last. This way I read all of the corrections first then the actual article. By binding your magazines, you can take them with you on the road and they are in the smallest and lightest package possible.
The general technique is to stitch the volumes together with a cloth backing for strength. Using a simple wood press you make from two small boards, you glue the completed book into a strong cover for protection. I use a standard filing cabinet file folder for the cover and I put the clear vinyl shelf liner over the finished book with the titles and spine information glued to the book cover.
I often bind the books while I am on the road. There is more time to do the stitching and I get to review the material while I am doing the work. I use my light tester for the sharp punch; sort of a fitting touch for Motorhome magazines I think. Even if you do not have the cover for a while, the magazines are protected.
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The Log Book for a GMC is an important and potentially valuable part of the documentation for your GMC Motor Home. Every operation on the Motor home should be written into this book. The book will provide documentation at the time of sale, repair, upgrade , that will save you dollars and time.
I use a notebook that the pages cannot be removed. I feel that
should be lost that has happened to the coach. If
something changes, I write a new page. The Log Book should contain the following:
Details of the operation
for the purpose of exchanging information and promoting discussion
manufactured by General Motors Corporation(GMC) from 1973 to 1978. Discussion about all aspects of the GMC
Motorhome and the mutual interests of their owners is encouraged. The list is administeredby Patrick Flowers firstname.lastname@example.org.
1973 Sales Brochure
Thanks to Billy Massey for the great Barbie Brochure
I want to clarify a couple misgivings. I do not make badges or signs professionally.
I am not in the business of making badges. The chapter badges are made by vendors that do it for a living.
I offered to make the GMCnet badges as a favor to Patrick and the Netters. I make them for cost only. My accesibility to the equiptment to cut these tags is more limited since I retired. I will take all request and will cut them at my first opportunity.
Please e-mail any request for badges off net and I will do them as
quickly as I can.
The cost is $1.00 for one badge. This covers the pin (that I have to buy),
the padded envelope, and the postage. Extra badges are .25 ea.
Take care, travel safely..........JR Slaten
Contact him at: Jrslaten@aol.com
and go ahead and send a couple bucks to:
7702 Old Third Streed Rd.
Models, Floorplans, & Decor
FMC Family Motor coach
They provide our rally insurance and you have to join this first to join GMC Internaional.
GMC Motorhomes International
If you haven't joined yet, sign up with GMC Motorhomes International, and spend the $$ for ALL their back issues. This will provide you with many hints, warnings, and good ideas, and may save you from having to reinvent the wheel many times.
Of course, call Cinnabar and order the shop manual(s) for your coach. Even if you do little work yourself, they will allow a competent mechanic to fix it right if you have problems on the road.
There were other motor homes using the GMC front wheel drive. Here are some links to those fanatics (like us) that love their motor homes.
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