Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-12-2009, 08:47 AM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
1968 26' Overlander
Durham , North Carolina
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 51
Images: 1
I found my Airstream...

Hi all,

I've been looking to buy a classic Airstream for some time now and I finally found the one for me....a 1968 Airstream International Overlander.

She is in good plus condition and I'm looking forward to bringing her home next week. I've been searching for an owners manual but don't seem to have any luck. Does anyone know where I can download or buy one...doesn't have to be an original. Since I'm new to Airstreams I'd like to understand how to use everything.

Thanks,

Pete
North Carolina
__________________

__________________
goswick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 08:58 AM   #2
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
Hi Pete. Congratulations on your acquisition!

If you are looking for manuals you can get reproductions from Helen Davis at Secretarial Services, PO Box 484, Sidney, OH 45365 (937) 492-8885. High Quality reprinted Service and Owners' Manuals are also available from the Airstream Store at www.airstream.com look under books. If you don't see the year(s) you need contact Airstream.
__________________

__________________
Bob

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 09:07 AM   #3
Moderator
 
moosetags's Avatar

 
2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 10,763
Images: 5
Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

Congratulations on the new baby. We need to see pictures.

Brian
__________________
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2015 FC 25' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2018 Silverado 2500 (Lillian)
moosetags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 09:22 AM   #4
Rivet Master
 
willyd's Avatar
 
1993 34' Limited
Melbourne Florida , Springfield Ohio
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 757
Images: 5
Another congratulation - we all like to see pictures. Best of success.
__________________
willyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 09:48 AM   #5
2 Rivet Member
 
1968 26' Overlander
Durham , North Carolina
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 51
Images: 1
Thanks...

I will post some pics when I bring her home....
__________________
goswick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 10:17 AM   #6
GStephens
 
GStephens's Avatar
 
1982 31' Limited
1953 25' Cruiser
Hamilton , Texas
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 563
Images: 15
I don't think Airstream produced owner's manuals for the the 1968 models. I think it was during the 70's that owner's manuals were first produced.
GStephens
__________________
GStephens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 10:30 AM   #7
Well Preserved

 
1993 21' Sovereign
Colfax , North Carolina
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 20,193
Rudimentary owner's manuals were produced starting around 1964. They got more detailed through the years, until the current ones, which look like a phone book .
Service manuals were produced starting circa 1972.
__________________
overlander63 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 10:38 AM   #8
3 Rivet Member
 
airstream66's Avatar
 
1966 30' Sovereign
Bethany , Illinois
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 136
Images: 22
Congrats on the Overlander.

I have an owners manual for my 66. I wish I had the service manual.
I have seen owners manuals on ebay.
__________________
Cory, Angie, and 'Lucy'
1966 Sovereign International
2003 Black Chevy Silverado w/q-steer
airstream66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 11:47 AM   #9
2 Rivet Member
 
1968 26' Overlander
Durham , North Carolina
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 51
Images: 1
Smile Manual update...

I called Secretarial Services and the manual is on its way to me now.

Thanks for the suggestion.

Pete
__________________
goswick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 01:09 PM   #10
Moderator
 
Kevin245's Avatar

 
Vintage Kin Owner
... , ...
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 9,390
Images: 9
Good to have more Carolinians in the group.

Welcome,

Kevin
__________________

"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do."

Eleanor Roosevelt

Kevin245 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 01:14 PM   #11
4 Rivet Member
 
tksbaskets's Avatar
 
2007 25' Safari FB SE
Dexer , Michigan
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 312
Congratulations! Many happy years of camping ahead in your Airstream
__________________
tksbaskets is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2009, 02:20 PM   #12
4 Rivet Member
 
The Flintstones's Avatar
 
1970 27' Overlander
Houston , Texas
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 272
Manual

Congratualtions!! Here is a link that has various manuals with one up to '66 overlander that may help.
James

The Vintage Airstream Club
__________________

__________________
____________
1970 Overlander
The Flintstones 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
I found an old abandoned airstream cgorw Our Community 41 05-30-2009 09:06 AM
found our Airstream ... maybe bullydogsmom General Repair Forum 18 04-17-2009 07:10 AM
I think I found My TV augier Tow Vehicles 29 02-06-2009 06:52 PM
Found another Airstream need help. rebel beck 1969 Overlander 7 09-29-2005 10:36 AM
Found One- 1973 Ambassador! Rivetedude 1970 -1973 Ambassador 27 05-11-2005 05:11 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:22 AM.


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.