Most Balboas are in need of help and renovation. Finding good sources can be tough, but some us have gone there ahead of you. Don't be shy about asking for input, it saves time, money and frustration. Below, I've added some sources. Feel free to send yours along and they can be added to the list. Some of these link con
Please share your favorite sources for good mechanical parts and service.
If you're in Spokane, WA or nearby, TuneTech was fairly priced and delivered excellent work. They are not intimidated by older equipment
IF YOU HAVE A REPAIR FACILITY THAT YOU CAN RECOMMEND, PLEASE LET ME KNOW, I'LL ADD THEM TO THE LIST.
Wheels, lights trim pieces? Find it here.
7" LED headlamp replacements.
I bought these to replace the old school incandescent lamps. This is a night and day difference, (pun intended) These are nicely built and reasonable, DOT approved and easy peasy to install. It took about 15 minutes. These lamps also have the option for a daytime running light in white or amber.
Wheel cover simulators:
Eagle 16" wheel simulators $137 with free shipping. stainless steel, Great alternative to alloy wheels if the budget doesn't allow it. Nice quality and good looks.
Aluminum rivet trim insert. 3/4" vinyl insert, easy to install
This trim is in black, they make other colors. I recommend leaving it about an inch too long on install, it will shrink a little if it's in the sun a lot. Trim it later.
Brown screw caps/covers
These matched my engine cover nicely. They offer other colors.
Rear license plate holder and LED lamp
This is a reasonably priced replacement that is nice and bright.
Vevor Diesel Heater
A game changer for heating the RV. The original Suburban propane furnace started acting up, Adios!! 49 years of good service. The diesel furnace pumps out heat. So far so good.
Share your sources for suspension upgrades or repair items here.
General Spring in Kansas City has a large assortment of replacement parts.
Rear Air Lift air bags:
A Brazilian booty lift for your truck. Recommended
Check out Will Prowse's solar website for good info and sources.
Upholstery and fabric, vinyl, some flooring materials.
SailRite (marine oriented, but it works for our RVs.
Need to tone down the harsh LED interior lamps? I've used this Krylon Sea Glass Yellow transparent paint to warm up the color a bit.
Prevents mold and condensation in RVs and boats