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Old 02-08-2015, 05:41 AM   #29
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My 62' furnace is also under the oven. I replaced it with a new Suburban 24 K btu forced hot air unit. This unit requires lots of power from the 12 volt system to run the fan and therefore has limitations.



I would look into these units as an option. Olympian Catalytic Heater - Wave 3 - 3000 BTU

Thank you. This looks like a great option.
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Old 02-13-2015, 12:26 PM   #30
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I towed the chassis to the sandblaster and then plan to make the requisite repairs.

Obviously this is the best time to add a grey water tank. I assumed I would add an appropriate tank purchased from vintage trailer supply.

What I'm unsure of is the best placement for a grey water tank.

Any tips?
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Old 02-26-2015, 01:38 PM   #31
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Any insight on where to purchase replacement outriggers?
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:04 AM   #32
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The welder has made some great headway. He replaced a few outriggers, a couple cross beams and the last 3' for one of the square tubes.Click image for larger version

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I've made a plumbing plan as well.Click image for larger version

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Old 10-07-2015, 06:46 PM   #34
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I attempted to replace the belly pan starting at the rear. The first attempt failed. I used the original pan as a template, but the curve proved to be trouble anyway. Any insight would be appreciated.
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Old 10-07-2015, 07:02 PM   #35
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I feel your pain.

I just looked back on my old Caravel thread and described my first day as the "worst day of Airstream ownership". My son and I spent a total of 14 man hours trying unsuccessfully to sculpt a corner belly pan. We tossed it. See post 17 and followup of this thread. In summary, we found that we needed to remove all interferences like insulation and cut a LOT more relief points.

Great legacy trailer, BTW.
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Old 12-05-2016, 04:46 PM   #36
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I feel your pain.



I just looked back on my old Caravel thread and described my first day as the "worst day of Airstream ownership". My son and I spent a total of 14 man hours trying unsuccessfully to sculpt a corner belly pan. We tossed it. See post 17 and followup of this thread. In summary, we found that we needed to remove all interferences like insulation and cut a LOT more relief points.



Great legacy trailer, BTW.

Hey, thanks for replying on this thread. I'd long given up on the forum as I felt info overload. I'm still trudging through the renovation, but still enjoying it.

I disassembled my door and was going to insulate it- I happened to find one of your treads which proved most helpful. Anyway...thanks again.
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