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Palomino Pony owners manual and parts source(s)
« on: April 13, 2010, 09:34:37 AM »
I'm looking for an owners manual for a 1985 Palomino Pony any help is much appreciated!  Manufacturer no longer has them.

I'm also looking for a parts/accessories source(s).  In specific, I'm looking to replace the springs & cables for the 4 roof supports (it's an extremal hinger) and also one of the lift handles is missing.  Any ideas?

Thanks,

Ed

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Re: Palomino Pony owners manual and parts source(s)
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2010, 03:01:59 PM »
Think maybe this is what you are looking for as far as parts go.

http://www.popupparts.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=4_5
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Re: Palomino Pony owners manual and parts source(s)
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2010, 04:52:56 PM »
Perfect!  That should cover the springs.  Now the only thing I need to know is how to install them.

All 4 of mine are shot and the cables are either broken or missing.

Along with looking for an owners manual, is their a service manual available? (IE Chilton, Haynes, etc)
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Re: Palomino Pony owners manual and parts source(s)
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2010, 10:23:48 PM »
There really isn't anything that I know of specific to pop ups.

Amazon listing for Camper Repair

Your two best bets are scroll down to lift systems and post you questions there and to do a bit of "reverse" engineering. Take lots of photos before, during and after your repair.
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Re: Palomino Pony owners manual and parts source(s)
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2010, 07:38:13 AM »
if your lift arms are good, but the cables are bad, you can replace them cheep with standard cable found at a hardware store.  The big concern is if you can remove the old ones, on mine the walls and roof was rotted at the bolts thus making it imposable to remove.  I had to rebuild mine.  any questions on it pm me.  I'm rebuilding my 84 pony.  Also got to rebuild area of the site, there are 2 of us that just rebuilt there pony's, one is a off-road build, and one is a stock (sorta) rebuild
good luck