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Old 06-26-2013, 04:24 AM   #71
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I wanted a black truck, but settled for silver. Now I'm glad I did. Silver looks better with the 'Stream. Color is more important with SOBs. You don't want to tow a white trailer with blue and gray swoopy graphics with a red truck...
The blue vinyl stripe on our International is in poor condition. I am thinking about cleaning it up and respraying with the same dark grey of our car. Stylin
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Old 06-26-2013, 05:53 AM   #72
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As far as car/truck colors in the south I always chose white. Dark colored cars are literally hell in the summer heat. You burn your hands on the steering wheel and the interior degrades much faster because of the heat. Dark colors and silver are not good from a visibility standpoint. Silver blends in with the road and dark colors blend in with the enviroment. I have a dark green truck and I run with the head lights on even in the day time. My white Excursion is much cooler inside during hot weather than my dark colored truck or my Eclipse with the black roof. Maybe black is cool but it sucks as being practical. Silver would be my next worse color choice. Being seen is better than being cool. I also practice this when riding a motorcycle. Those that wear black on a black bike are asking to be a real cool looking corpse.

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Old 06-26-2013, 07:28 AM   #73
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andreas....yes.....this is my concern. I mean, its a tradeoff....there is compromise in this decision.

WHen I look at sofa models...you walk into a bright living room with sofa wrapped in great window light...it is very appealing.

On the other hand, having bunks for the kids, "their own space" that are very convenient seems to have appeal to many folks.

I just dont know...I really dont....
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Old 06-26-2013, 07:36 AM   #74
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ill have to sit in each of them and make my final choice really...but in the end its a small detail - either way we are going camping
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Having owned a Bunkhouse for almost 7 years I can say it may not be the most trendy interior but I do not think there is a more functional one ever made. A ton of storage, kids have thier own private area for reading etc.

We have 5 girls and the Bunkhouse is awesome..
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Old 06-26-2013, 05:40 PM   #76
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Well I don't have but 2 children - will have no more - but my nephews nieces etc...
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Two kids two bunks, perfect.
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:44 PM   #78
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Two kids two bunks, perfect.
- yep!

Most folks with kids seem to fun the bunks very nice to have - but not all....

We shall see what we decide

In a month I'll know and stuff will get serious
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:11 PM   #79
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The blue vinyl stripe on our International is in poor condition. I am thinking about cleaning it up and respraying with the same dark grey of our car. Stylin
That's funny. I've thought about putting a blue stripe on my truck, as well as the oval blue "Classic" logo and the "Airstream" lettering. Sort of a Tundra Airstream Special Edition.
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As far as car/truck colors in the south I always chose white. Dark colored cars are literally hell in the summer heat. You burn your hands on the steering wheel and the interior degrades much faster because of the heat. Dark colors and silver are not good from a visibility standpoint. Silver blends in with the road and dark colors blend in with the enviroment. I have a dark green truck and I run with the head lights on even in the day time. My white Excursion is much cooler inside during hot weather than my dark colored truck or my Eclipse with the black roof. Maybe black is cool but it sucks as being practical. Silver would be my next worse color choice. Being seen is better than being cool. I also practice this when riding a motorcycle. Those that wear black on a black bike are asking to be a real cool looking corpse.

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Black SUV, silver truck, black bike...SUV and truck were great deals, and I just like the black bike. I always run with lights on regardless of color. I wear orange or yellow when riding a motorcycle. I have had yellow, red, and orange vehicles in the past. White reminds me too much of work. Daytime running lights are great.
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:18 PM   #81
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We've got three beds for the kids in the rear bedroom. We rebuilt the original twins, then mounted a third bed perpendicular and slightly higher across the back wall, supported by the twin beds underneath.

Right now they don't need it, but when they're older, they can stick their feet underneath the raised bed without feeling claustrophobic.

For my wife and myself, we are reupholstering the original gaucho with high density foam, while also increasing the depth by 10" which will turn it into a full, and comfortable, queen bed.
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Pics pics pics

So what you had done is is made gaucho into your bed - bedroom into bunk room - and kept the sofa area - fascinating - although I suspect my wife will want a bedroom....

Interesting though - excited to see your pics andreas!
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Haven't found that to be the case ... icy cold and the power ventilated seats are nice, too.
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Haven't found that to be the case ... icy cold and the power ventilated seats are nice, too.
have been driving mine a bit for a few weeks now...live in Alabama...when I bought it we were in the mid 90's...high humidity....was very cold and very fast....
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