Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-11-2006, 09:24 AM   #15
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Wires

I have not tried to locate them yet.When I was doing a trade in for this one I talk to the tech guys about it and they told me that they were usually behind the wall where the fridge is.He told me that taking the fridge out is fairly easy but I think it was the part of pulling it out took a little time.Unscrewing and such was fast.
I would like to take this task on now but I just feel I need to get some diagrams to do this because I can not really remember which wires and screws I am suposed to remove from the outside compartment for the fridge.It has been a while.Well it looks like another new project is born.It would be great to have this hooked up I am wanting to upgrade the sound system a bit
__________________

__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2006, 11:01 AM   #16
Aluminut
 
Silvertwinkie's Avatar
 
2004 25' Safari
. , Illinois
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 10,334
I noticed some screws that seem to hold the fridge in from the outside. I'm sure there are also mounting areas inside too...just haven't looked too closely. I agree, sounds like a neat project to try. Maybe one day.

As for the stereo, that one is beyond easy. Add a sub? The power wires, RCA connectors, etc are all in the streetside sofa storage. I got a bazooka BTA6100, which is a powered 100watt sub. Too big for the streetside sofa storage, plus, I liked using that space for flashlights, etc. So I placed the sub in the enclosed area under the front sofa. Wires were plenty long and then I wired a remote bass control for the sub so that I could adjust if if I wanted. Works great...not too gangbanger like, not too tame, but clearly better than the standard Sony offering. Want even more bass? The 8100 has it, but might not fit under the area I'm talkin' about. The 6100 just fit, with less than a hair to spare.

The rest of the audio system is a piece of cake to replace if one wanted. All wiring is done, just would need to pop in different components and if need be expand the holes if the gear one bought was bigger.
__________________

__________________
Computers manufactured by companies such as IBM, Compaq and millions of others are by far the most popular with about 70 million machines in use worldwide. Macintosh fans note that cockroaches are far more numerous than humans and that numbers alone do not denote a higher life form. -NY Times 11/91
Silvertwinkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2006, 11:08 AM   #17
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Fridge

That is what they showed me were those screws in the front of the fridge also.You take the plastic strips off then unbolt I think 2 wires in the back and a few screws to unmount the fridge and it slides out but that is where you have to be patient.I am thinking I am going to call Airstream today and ask them If they have a diagram for doing this.I dont think I ever seen it in the manual.
__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2006, 11:17 AM   #18
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
E-mailed

I just e-mailed Airstream to see if they could help some.If they can not I will call my dealship down south to see if they can show me how to take out the fridge to get to those wires.
__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2006, 12:24 PM   #19
Rivet Master<br><img src="/ugala/forums/images/5rivet.gif">
 
CanoeStream's Avatar

 
2006 25' Safari FB SE
St. Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 13,279
Images: 19
Blog Entries: 3
john hd & I got together last month. We discussed his fridge repair. Due to the extreme tightness with the bulkhead, John had a heckuva time pulling his fridge out -- it gave a little, they lubed with LPS spray and pushed it in and out with more lube before it finally came. He advised that I better not use a hollow wall anchor if I consider mounting anything up against the fridge. So that sounds like another vote for pulling the fridge if you wish to anchor anywhere but over the top of the fridge.
__________________
Bob

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2006, 12:43 PM   #20
3 Rivet Member
 
Cstar's Avatar
 
2006 28' Safari SE
Columbus , Ohio
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 130
Images: 20
Silvertwinkle

No photos for a few days, still haven't taken delivery. The mount is an OmniMount U2 Fixed (medium, supports up to 80 lbs.) I will take some pictures later and try to post them.



Here is a view from OmniMounts web page. http://www.omnimount.com The verticle supports attach to the mounts on the TV and they inturn 'hang' on the two horizontal round bars on the fixed wall mount. They also have a tab that is moved into position to lock the attachment so that an inadvertant bump won't cause your expensive flat panet to fall from the wall.

Corky
__________________
Cstar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 01:17 PM   #21
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Fridge

Airstream was not able to get a diagram to show me.Mabey it is policy.That is ok though.I will figure it out one day.I just wished there was a tech on the forums that might have done this type of project to let us know exactly where that RCA wire runs.Have to call a dealer and check if they will be kind enough to let me know for sure.
__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 01:51 PM   #22
2 Rivet Member
 
Mookie's Avatar
 
1992 21' Sovereign
Oakland , California
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 82
Images: 60
Audio/Video

Finished installation of a Sirius subwoofer last weekend. It just fits under the sofa and behind the drawer. Makes a huge difference in the sound. Spent a lot of time this weekend analyzing the situation with the wall next to the frige. I've decided to opt not to remove the refrigerator. There is a 1" hard insulation panel between the back of the wall and the refrigerator. I'm going to fabricate a 3/16" aluminum plate, similar to the Airstream mounting plate, but much larger and beefier, and mount it to the wall with mollies.

-Mark
__________________
Mookie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 02:10 PM   #23
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Hey

Sounds good.I will be studying up on the fridge some to see what I can do in the future for this RCA delema.I really want to hook up the Flat screen to the stereo but I dont want to reroute some new wire.I am going to keep looking for a solution.Beside that I need to get a really good stereo deck anyways.I want all the bells and whistles on the next one.I say the easier the betterWith a remote that is.
__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 02:21 PM   #24
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Better Sound

You know that Airstream only set the speakers within the cabinets.A very easy and simple install.One thing they do not do is make it sound better.These speakers that they put in here are very good companies and are very good speakers.The thing to do is go to your nearest stereo shop and ask for the foam backing for them.I am pretty sure some of you know what I am talking about but for those who dont.Here is what it looks like.The sound quality of your music will become a lot better.Trust me they work.
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-L8zgDTp...sp?g=762&avf=N


__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 02:42 PM   #25
2 Rivet Member
 
Mookie's Avatar
 
1992 21' Sovereign
Oakland , California
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 82
Images: 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by Devoman
...The thing to do is go to your nearest stereo shop and ask for the foam backing for them. The sound quality of your music will become a lot better. Trust me they work.


Hey Devoman - I agree - I used these foam backing cups when I upgraded our system - they make a big difference.

-Mark
__________________
Mookie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 02:48 PM   #26
Airstreamin and luvin it
Commercial Member
 
Devoman's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Northwest Panhandle , The Sunshine State/WBCCI 6637
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Speakers

When they placed the speakers in there spot there is nothing back there to seal it so air escapes everywhere.Plus the opening in side the cabinet is to big so the sound quality is distorted to where you can not here certain sounds.I love listening to good quality music.My cars have them but now it is the Airstreams turn for an upgrade.
__________________
CHANGE IS GOOD.LIFE IS GREAT!
It just cant get any better than that.


Devoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 03:25 PM   #27
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,819
Images: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Canoe stream
So that sounds like another vote for pulling the fridge if you wish to anchor anywhere but over the top of the fridge.
If you look near the end of the 2005 Classic 28 thread, you will see the reinforcement that I made for my microwave cabinet to mount my flat panel TV on the side. I made a wood reinforcement that spanned the 3/4" square blocks at top and bottom. I also inserted additional screws in the 3/4" blocks into the top and floor of the compartment.

I think that a taller version of my reinforcement would work in a refrigerator cabinet.
__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2006, 04:03 PM   #28
Rivet Master<br><img src="/ugala/forums/images/5rivet.gif">
 
CanoeStream's Avatar

 
2006 25' Safari FB SE
St. Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 13,279
Images: 19
Blog Entries: 3
John -- From your 22' CCD days I save links or have bookmarked all your home improvement threads! Here is the applicable page on his 28' Classic thread.
__________________

__________________
Bob

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mounting television bracket on black television shelf PWRSTRK Audio, Video & TV 3 04-24-2005 03:04 PM
Entry Door Lock Set Hunt ends at Inland Grady White 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 3 12-16-2004 10:08 PM
awning bracket manley Awnings 2 08-22-2002 07:16 PM
LP Tank Mounting bracket kzener40 LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 1 08-21-2002 05:40 PM
Antenna Mounting niftypkg Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 25 08-19-2002 07:03 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.