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My family and I have owned our 1984 Regency for a little over 5 years now and have enjoyed it more than we ever thought we would. When we purchased it the coach had been sitting for 2 years, the roof was leaking, tires were dry rotted, and the batteries had been stolen out of it. It has been a lot of work but well worth it.
Unfortunately, I have now stumbled onto an issue that I need some help with. While installing new brake pads front and rear I found that one of the rear brake rotors has heat cracks starting in it and will need replaced soon. The only source for these rotors that I have been able to find is Motor-coach restoration. Unfortunately, they are out of them and have no intention of having any more made.
Obviously this leaves me with a serious problem. I have scoured the internet and found rotors that look similar but no one can help identify them with the numbers that I have or the measurements off them. While I have the ability and resources to put together something that will work I would much rather find the correct part and just bolt it on.
So, does anyone here have any suggestions? Got a spare brake rotor sitting around you want to sell? Know where there is a junkyard full of old Barths? Anything??

Thanks in advance.



 
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Are the rotors beyond the minimum thickness? If not then have them cut and use them.
Or who built the chassis? GM?
They should be easy to source.




1993 34 Regency WB
8.3 Cummins 300HP
 
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The Regencies of that era were all 35 ft and were on the MCC chassis. They had 8.2 L GM 4 stroke diesels, prone to overheating. They also had independent torsion bar suspensions with great ride.

After about 86 Barth Regencies were built on the Gillig or Spartan chassis. These are still being supported by their companies, as are the GM P30 series (to some extent)

The early Regencies were excellent coaches but were plagued by engine and suspension issues. Availability of suspension parts, esp front end is a problem.

These were truly orphans among the Barth orphans.

Good luck gbrown. Mechanic


8607-3346-33TFPOB-----9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Spartan MM, 6 spd Allison
400 hp fuel injected-------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
 
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Try pming FordGuy62, he has good knowledge of these brakes. Might go thru his posts.


1986 31' Regal -1976 Class C
454/T400 P30 -350/T400 G30
twin cntr beds - 21' rear bath
 
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I found this old post that might help you out .
http://www.barthmobile.com/eve...1087061/m/6921059061

Here is Les's website.
http://www.motorcoachrestoration.com/

Hope it helps . Bob


Year:: 1986
Model:: Barth Regal
Length:: 25 ft
Engine:: New Chevy 454 HO
Chassis:: P-30
Data Tag Number:: 8606 3339 25FP2
 
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RVS in Morgan Hill CA is no longer in business,I think there is a place in Hayward CA that might be still in business that serviced FMC coaches, next time up there I will check them out.


Ed
94 30' Breakaway #3864
30-BS-6B side entry
230 Cummins, Allison 6 speed
Spartan chassis
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CHECK THESE OUT
Chevrolet C6500 Kodiak Disc Brake System

CHRIS -MCR- MENTIONED SOMETHING ABOUT THIS RECENTLY...


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Thanks for the response. The Kodiak brakes look very similar, I'll to do some research on them. I think this is going to turn into a "that looks close enough" project.
 
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MCR (motor coach restoration ) has the disc brake rotors for sale listed on there website. Priced at $ 566.87 confusion
Bob


Year:: 1986
Model:: Barth Regal
Length:: 25 ft
Engine:: New Chevy 454 HO
Chassis:: P-30
Data Tag Number:: 8606 3339 25FP2
 
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I think MCR is out of stock also. Good luck.

Let us know if the Kodiak stuff can work. All the MCC guys would love to know where to find them. Thumbs Up


8607-3346-33TFPOB-----9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Spartan MM, 6 spd Allison
400 hp fuel injected-------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
 
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ANY LUCK? Just bought (a few months ago) a 1983 35' Regency and desperately need a rotor. First longish road trip threw a pad and pretty much took out the rotor. Further investigation we had Bendix calipers on 3 wheels and one which was an unmarked caliper, who knows what, yup..... ugh, calipers, pads, are not difficult but where in the world can one get a rotor??

HELP is appreciated!!

Eck & P

1983 Regency 35'
8.2 Detroit
Some duck tape and Bondo
But trying to bring her back to her glory
 
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1985 Chevrolet C6500 Kodiak Disc Brake System


https://www.carid.com/raybesto...rotor-mpn-8512r.html

https://www.amazon.com/KODIAK-...sembly/dp/B006UH53NG

https://www.tdotperformance.ca...ormance-parts/brakes


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Thanks Doug,

I saw that but can't see how they can possibly work being a different size, different # of bots, different spacing on bots, etc.. Be curious if someone actually was able to modify them to work thx again.. still searching
 
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gbrown, I assume you have tried to match them at your local NAPA (National Automotive Parts Association) store. java If you look around at the United Parcel Trucks you will notice UPS (brown delivery) trucks that may have similar configuration. Rotors are out there somewhere. Mechanic
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Good luck with your effort to find rotors.
 
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