1977 GMC Motorhome

26' Kingsley



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GMC Kingsley

1977 GMC 26 ft Kingsley
403 engine with 125,000 miles

This coach belonged to my neighbor here in Ajo until he passed away about 3 years ago. I have been maintaining it for him for about 15 years.

Here is what I've done to this coach;

Frame has no rust.
Pack rear wheel bearings, new grease seals.
Check rear brakes (good) & wheel cylinders for leaks.( no leaks)
Rear bogies have been rebushed & heavy duty sway bars installed, bogie arms are tight.
Replaced rear air bags. (used)
Air compressor is new.
Air system works good.
Check front brakes (excellent).
Replace front drive axles complete. ( Hubs tight )
Replaced all tie rod ends, idler arm, relay lever & drag link.
Replaced lower ball joints.
Replaced upper & lower control arm bushings.
( Urethane bushings in lower control arms & rubber bushings in upper control arms )
Installed offset bushings in upper control arms.
Replaced rubber boot & grease CVC joint on steering shaft. ( Spline is tight )
Reseal input shaft in steering box.
Has a heavy duty front sway bar.
Six wheel alignment ( My Laser machine )
Replaced left cracked exhaust manifold. ( used )
Exhaust system, mufflers & pipes very good.
Has a 403 with approximately 125K on it, does not smoke & runs smooth.
Compression test results,
#1- 120#s #2- 115#s #3- 115#s #4-120#s #5- 115#s #6- 115#s #7- 115#s #8- 120#s
3.42 final drive.(Quiet)
Transmission shifts good.
6 KW Onan generator runs good.
Installed 2 new windshields & gaskets.
Install new rubber seals & seal glass around all windows except the rear window.
New channels for driver & passenger slider windows.
Replaced all outside compartment locks.
Zip Dee awning, fabric good & deploys & retracts easy .
Install illuminated grab handle at entrance door
Replaced all front & rear clearance lights with LED lights
Change all fluids, engine oil & filter, transmission oil & filter, final drive gear oil.
Flush brake fluid.
Refrigerator works good.
Replaced galley counter top.
Install new 2 burner cook top in galley.
Install new stainless steel galley sink & faucet
Install new Thetford toilet in bathroom.
Install new mattress in sleeping area
Fabricate storage cabinet at head of bed.
Furnace has been removed. (Bad heat exchanger)
Propane tank cleaned, painted & is full.
Has a good Macerator pump.
Replaced fresh water tank (used)
Good water pump.
New engine & living quarter batteries
Electronic cruise control
Install 6, Eagle aluminum wheels with caps & stainless steel wheel nuts.
Install 6, B F Goodrich 225/75 R 16 tires.
DOT codes; The first two numbers are the week made & last two numbers are the year made.
LF- 2116 RF- 4016 LRF- 2816 RRF- 2216 LRR- 2816 RRR- 2016
Replaced all window screens.
Replace wall panels & headliner.
Replaced roof air vent with fan.
Both rooftop air conditioners work good.
Cab air conditioner works good. ( Has auxiliary cab air unit )
Replace upper radiator hose.
Replace front grill (used)
Paint headlight bezels.
Body in good shape but paint is faded.

This coach can be driven down the road & is a good fixer upper, is priced so you can put some money into it & still have good coach.
I have a lift so you can raise it up & look it all over yourself before you decide what to do.
Have manuals, parts book & receipts.
Let me know.



Jim Decheine
Ajo, Arizona

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