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Old 09-24-2013, 02:10 PM   #1
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Hello Everyone of JOF from NE Ohio!

Hello everyone of JOF! I'm Derek from NE ohio, city called Ashtabula, just east of Cleveland.

This past weekend we picked up a 1985 Jayco 1008 SG. It needs some TLC but nothing that cant be taken care of to make a decent 1st PUP.

Upon getting it home we scrubbed the outside, removed all old caulk from roof vent and resealed. I have a patch kit on order to repair a spot in the canvas, ordered little things like a new tail light, awning light, new modern overhead lights, propane parts and some other things the past few days. Gonna be taking the icebox out and swapping in a dorm style fridge. Also had to fix up some wiring issues, and still have a few other repairs and cleaning up of the wiring on the outside. someone had put in an old tape deck and 2 6x9's in which i swapped to an alpine CD player and a decent pair of 6x9's are on the way. anyway as you can probably get alot of other little things to do to make it ours.

Ill be posting alot in the threads here about some input on different things i want to do. I look forward to learning and reading and talking to new people here.


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Old 09-24-2013, 02:29 PM   #2
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Fun job planned. Welcome to the forum. I've had 2 pop-ups and loved them. Pulled last one with my Wrangler and loved hitting the forest roads every chance I got.

Keep us posted on how it goes.

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Old 09-24-2013, 07:48 PM   #3
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Hi Derek, welcome to JOF! We are over in Strongsville.
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Old 09-25-2013, 05:04 AM   #4
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Derek - congrats on your new addition....get a liftkit on that P'up!
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:14 AM   #5
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Welcome Derek!
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Old 09-25-2013, 06:56 PM   #6
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Welcome to the user friendly Jayco Owners forum! Our members just love to answer questions or help out other members when possible and have fun sharing their experiences . They also love pictures of your RV, tow vehicles, and campsites!! So do not hesitate to post pics of your Jayco in the "Pics of your Jayco forum" and pics of your tow vehicle in the "Tow Vehicle forum".

Feel free to participate in our many fun polls (JOF POLL CENTRAL located in the General Jayco chat forum). Post often, have fun with the forum, and enjoy your Jayco!

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Old 09-26-2013, 06:49 PM   #7
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Thanks everyone for the welcome! ive got quite a few little things to do, and lots of stuff planned in my head to make it mine/ours.

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