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Old 06-10-2014, 02:11 PM   #1
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Hello all. I'm a new member. I have a 71 Land yacht Globe Trotter I purchased a few weeks ago. It will need some work. I'm not sure where to start at this point. I have towed it from the sellers place to a place 2 hours away and then back. It pulls like a dream! The driver side tail, break and turn lights did not work at all. It did not come with a battery and I have not yet located where it is supposed to go, but have not had a lot of time to look for it, yet.

I'm so glad the threads are broke down by categories. This if very helpful. I will be looking through them for tips very soon.

I guess the first thread I will look for is a checklist of items to checkout when first starting on a vintage Airstream.

I'm so excited to own an Airstream and I look forward to reading your advise and chatting with you all!

See ya in the chat threads!

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Old 06-10-2014, 02:17 PM   #2
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I'm betting the umbilical (cord between truck and trailer) is not wired correctly. A quick google search will point you to the correct wire diagram.

Congratulations and welcome!

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Old 06-10-2014, 05:14 PM   #3
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Welcome to Airstream forums, Linda. Good luck with getting the trailer in shape. Lots of friendly help and good advice here in the forum.

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Old 06-10-2014, 06:10 PM   #4
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Welcome Linda and congrats on the Globie. Post some photos when you can so we can ooh and ahh.


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Old 06-10-2014, 06:11 PM   #5
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Greetings From The Florida Panhandle

Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:24 AM   #6
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Welcome Linda to the Airforum, have fun with your Airstream !


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