Have Another Avco (1971 grand lodge)

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Have Another Avco (1971 grand lodge)

Unread post by Half-a-Grand-lodge » Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:41 pm

Hi All,\nwe just purchased a 1971 Dodge Avco Grand Lodge, so far as I have been able to find ours is not that popular? \n\nWill post all the before interior shots soon but here are the exteriors\nImage\nImage

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Unread post by Acesneights » Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:14 pm

They have the same driveline AFAIK as Travco.
1977 Travco 270 Elite\n1974 Travco 220 Parts unit

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Unread post by Half-a-Grand-lodge » Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:10 pm

Yeah my mechanic said we have a 360 straight 8 but through reading I had expected that we had a 440\n\nI crawled around under it all day yesterday removing all the old tanks, and found a lot less rust than I expected for a 45 year old chassis!

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Unread post by 77Travco » Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:18 am

I like it! I think it's a "there just aren't that many of them" thing. \nIt will have a V-8 engine... probably a 413 cubic inch, a 727 tranny and a Spicer/Dana HD70 rear axle. I also believe that it has drum front brakes.

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Unread post by Half-a-Grand-lodge » Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:59 pm

Pretty great find during demolition!\n\noriginal user manual for the M300 and M375 Chrysler (dodge) Chassis\n\nImage\nImage

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Re: Have Another Avco (1971 grand lodge)

Unread post by Ryemaddamazin » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:12 am

Could u pm or post sll of that book pls

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