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#559555 - May 01st 2012 1:48 am new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie
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Registered: May 01st 2012 1:05 am
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i just got a 79 dodge camper van has stove fridge oven 110 plug ins i can take pics of the electical panel how do i use the heater how do i use the plumbing shower sinks what can i use when its not plugged in were is the propane or natural gas turn on i really want to take my girlfriends daughter camping in it this weekend not far from home we are having a baby so i want to make sure i can take her camping often this summer so she doesnt feel left out i have been driving it around drives well stearing is a lil ruff just need to know were to start any books web sites anybody? thank you for any help in advance and pretty cool website thank you gram43

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#559556 - May 01st 2012 2:00 am Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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Welcome welcome, the dodge boys will be along shortly...
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#559561 - May 01st 2012 2:33 am Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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Welcome to the site.

About the factory camper conversions within your Van, RV.net, the class B sub forum, would be a good place to ask.

http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/listings/forum/21

Unfortunately a lot of members over there will basically say:

'just throw money at it'

But there are a few members with older class B's who will be able to help you.

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#559564 - May 01st 2012 3:01 am Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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welcome! What doesnt work? Got any pics?
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#559570 - May 01st 2012 6:18 am Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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#559625 - May 01st 2012 2:00 pm Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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This belongs in the Dodge forum....
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#559906 - May 02nd 2012 7:16 pm Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: frscke1]
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Originally Posted By: frscke1
This belongs in the Dodge forum....


duhaa this Is dodge forum..... rofl
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#559930 - May 02nd 2012 9:02 pm Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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Not to be rude, but the first thing you should learn how to use is punctuation. It is VERY difficult to parse through a post that is nothing but a run-on sentence without even capitalization. We want to help you, but you can help us help you by using as close to correct punctuation and spelling as possible.

Pictures are a must. What company did the conversion? What brand appliances are installed?
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#559940 - May 02nd 2012 11:04 pm Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: gram43]
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Registered: February 03rd 2012 4:39 pm
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You might try getting new house batteries before anything unless you already know that yours is good.

I can tell you how my camper van works - it may not apply to yours since mine is a Starcraft converted Ford.

None of my 110 volt outlets work unless I am plugged in. All of my 12 volt outlets work all the time (given that I have a new and fully charged house battery)

As for the stove, furnace, plumbing ect. I am still working on figuring those out myself. I agree with whomever above suggested the RV forums - SOME of those folks are extremely knowledgeable.

There is also:
http://www.classbforum.com/phpBB2/index.php
http://www.cheaprvlivingforum.com/
http://www.irv2.com/forums/

Al of those have been extremely helpful to me. The class B forum has a ton of manuals available - you might be able to find one for your rig.

Welcome to the forums!
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#559942 - May 02nd 2012 11:23 pm Re: new to vannin 79 dodge camper how to all the basics how to make the fridge stove electrical everything sorry super rookie [Re: heavy389]
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Registered: June 26th 2010 7:35 pm
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Originally Posted By: heavy389
Originally Posted By: frscke1
This belongs in the Dodge forum....


duhaa this Is dodge forum..... rofl


was in the Chevy section....duuuhhhhhh
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