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Old 03-12-2008, 10:49 PM   #1
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Help

I am a new airstreamer and I think I have NO I know I have the sagging bathroom in the back....what do I do now???
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Old 03-13-2008, 12:39 AM   #2
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Here are a couple of threads to give you some info. I'm guessing that the second one listed here is going to be your best bet. Good luck.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f36/...ion-26548.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f36/...ion-23099.html

Below are the search results that I came up with using the word "sag" in advanced search, there is plenty of reading here...
http://www.airforums.com/forums/sear...earchid=998310

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On edit: I'm sorry, WELCOME! Nice to have you here.
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Old 03-13-2008, 07:30 AM   #3
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Welcome to the wonderful world of Airstream restorations!

Here are some photos of the rear bath Overlander I did a few years ago. (The pictures start on this page and go back.)

You'll have to remove everything to replace the floor and repair the frame if it is rusted.
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Old 03-13-2008, 11:25 AM   #4
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I have a 1978 Airstream international imbasotor 28 ft. rear bath
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Old 03-19-2008, 01:30 AM   #5
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Does anyone know of a person in alabama who could work on my airstream?

Thanks Chantel
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Old 03-19-2008, 02:14 AM   #6
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I have a 1978 Airstream international ambassador 28 ft. rear bath
Welcome, do you have the same issues with rear end sag ?
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Old 03-19-2008, 02:47 AM   #7
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Does anyone know of a person in alabama who could work on my airstream?

Thanks Chantel
Send an email to old_ironeagle@yahoo.com. Kevin is not in Alabama, but not that far away in Vale, SC.
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Old 03-19-2008, 06:39 AM   #8
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Our rear bath Sovereign also slopes down toward the rear. I've replaced the damaged flooring and repaired the frame, but it still goes down a bit in the back, starting right after the bathroom door.
Everything is solid, so we are "living with it". If nothing else, the holding tanks drain better that way...
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Old 03-19-2008, 07:07 AM   #9
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Does anyone know of a person in alabama who could work on my airstream?....
Here is an excellent repair shop south of Birmingham.


Camper Repair Center
8154 Highway 22
Montevallo, Al 35115
"Sonny Hare" 205-665-2531 Shop
205-665-9501 Fax

Tell him the guy from Gulf Oil sent you.

You may well want to shop prices for this - it will not be cheap. Please do not let anyone who has not done this repair before tear into your AS.

I would suggest you do an extensive search within the Forum for "rear sag" and "rear separation" and find out what others have done - and the associated costs.
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Old 03-19-2008, 07:51 AM   #10
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here's my bath renov in progress:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f36/...air-38434.html

my saggy bottom was really caused by the rusted blacktank support that allowed the blacktank to sink onto the belly pan and droop a couple inches lower than it should have.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f420...tom-38486.html

(to fix this properly requires a complete (in my opinion) rebuild of the bath and bath floor)
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Old 03-20-2008, 01:33 AM   #11
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Thanks guys you are such a big help. I have emailed and have been making calls to all the people you have recommended. Also I have one request......The additional supports that I need does anyone have a before pic and after they were installed. My father wants to see what has been done before. You guys know you don't want your daughters on the road with something that may not be done the right way. So he TOLD me to ask for those pics.

Thanks again for all the help and the pics of your projects.

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Also I have one request......The additional supports that I need does anyone have a before pic and after they were installed. My father wants to see what has been done before.
Thanks again for all the help and the pics of your projects.

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OK, but now we get to ask YOU for some pix of what your current problem actually looks like. You take some digtial pix and make them 1600 pixels or smaller then use the little paperclip image above the 'manage attachments', upload them to the forum server and hit reply.

It's almost impossible to offer specific fix info w/o seeing what it looks like. "doc, close your eyes and let me show you where it hurts" kind of thing..

OK, pix! let's see what you have there
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Old 03-21-2008, 06:37 PM   #13
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This is what it looks like

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I do have the bumper....So guys??? What do you think.....

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