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Forum: Vintage Kin 09-01-2017, 04:02 AM
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Posted By overlander64
Newby question about tongue weight.

Greetings Lordticklish!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Argosy Ownership!



The published figures are for the basic trailer with all fixtures, but empty water, waste and LP...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 08-14-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 31,120
Posted By overlander64
Calling on all Argosy Minuet Owners

Greetings chudy23!

Welcome to the world of Vintage Minuet ownership! I am sure that you will enjoy your 7.3 Metre as you get to know its unique features.



Kevin
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-05-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By overlander64
Greetings blkmagikca! I hope that...

Greetings blkmagikca!




I hope that you are as well satisfied with your locally sourced custom mattresses as I am. I did the same thing over a decade ago and have no regrets. The locally...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-28-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By overlander64
Newbie tackling a 75 Argo

Greetings lilsheepdog!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Argosy ownership!



The 22-foot coaches are a nice size that is easy to tow and park yet have comfortable accommodations....
Forum: Member Introductions 07-20-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By overlander64
New, excited, and just a tad overwhelmed...

Greetings kristind!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Airstream ownership!



While the project may seem a bit overwhelming, try breaking down the work into a number of smaller...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-18-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,467
Posted By overlander64
New Airstream owners - orientation/ intro.needed

Greetings Matt!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Airstream ownership!



Another possibility would be to attend a Forums Rally or a WBCCI (Wally Byam Caravan Club International) Rally. ...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 06-17-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 31,120
Posted By overlander64
New to the argosy minuet family

Greetings Bethie!



Welcome to the Forums and the world of Minuet ownership! Minuets are quite versatile and so easy to tow. I am sure you will get many years of enjoyment from your Minuet...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 07-23-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By overlander64
Thumbs up 1954 Wally Byam Holiday

Greetings Stewart!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Airstreams and their kin.



You can find information here on the Forums as well as a few other places by using the Google Custom...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-23-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By overlander64
Having trouble finding hitch

Greetings Allegroman!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Airstreaming!



I was in a similar situation a few years ago with my 1975 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible. Tried RV dealerships...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-23-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,254
Posted By overlander64
Curious about vintage tow vehicles

Through the mid-1970s large family cars were typical tow vehicles for travel trailers with station wagons or convertibles often being mentioned due to sturdier frames from the factory. The typical...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-23-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By overlander64
76 Argosy -- best floor covering

Greetings Ky76Argosy!

The answer to flooring selection is one that often is largely based on personal preference. I am not a fan of carpeting in my home or in my RV so that helped me to narrow...
Forum: On The Road... 07-23-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,880
Posted By overlander64
Thumbs up Cruise or not cruise?

My tow vehicles are older than those indicated by most posters to this thread, but I use my cruise control the vast majority of the time. My usual towing speed with either tow vehicle is between 55...
Forum: Solo Streamers 06-20-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By overlander64
Thumbs up Airstream Pulled by Bicycle

Yes, if I can trust my memory, there was a trailer brake controller and small battery mounted on the bicycle. Several of the VAC members who tried pulling the 1948 Liner with the bicycle noted that...
Forum: Solo Streamers 06-20-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By overlander64
Thumbs up Airstream Pulled by Bicycle

Greetings Steve and Sue!



This demonstration was replicated by members of the Vintage Airstream Club at the 1999 WBCCI International Rally held in Dayton, OH. Some photos from this...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-20-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By overlander64
Thumbs up Proud owner of 1972 Argosy 24

Greetings rhudson12!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Argosy ownership!

It looks like you have something of a time capsule on your hands. I am sure that you will enjoy learning...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 06-20-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By overlander64
Montana needs help draining

Greetings sonyamontana!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Overlander ownership!

Unless your '68 Overlander has been modified from its original configuration, it does not have a...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 01-08-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,488
Posted By overlander64
Greetings CraigCA! The Zip Dee is definitely...

Greetings CraigCA!

The Zip Dee is definitely a quality product (IMHO). My Over lander started life with an A and E Travel Awn 5000 -- from the fabric to the hardware, it bore little comparison...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 01-07-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Lovemy 64ˇ I am a fa of the...

Greetings Lovemy 64ˇ

I am a fa of the jalousie windows as well. Our 1964 coaches were built during the last year for the jalousies as well as the door-within-a-door. The usual objection voiced...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 01-05-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Lovemy64ˇ Welcome to the For rums...

Greetings Lovemy64ˇ

Welcome to the For rums and the world of 64 Airstream ownership!

There Ade. A few options for your search for a replacement window unit. The most obvious being one from a...
Forum: Our Community 01-04-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By overlander64
Greetings AirAbeˇ Airstream didn't begin...

Greetings AirAbeˇ

Airstream didn't begin printing Owners' Manuals until 1964, and that manual by today's standards is quite rudimentary. In 1958, the new owner would have received a manilla...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Dan Welcome to the Forums and the...

Greetings Dan

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Air streaming!

The price being asked for that trailer would indicate a coach ready for near immediate use. RV appliances are expensive -- a...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By overlander64
Greetings 72 Constant Welcome to the Forums...

Greetings 72 Constant

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Airstream ownership!

Good luck with your 345!

Kevin
Forum: Member Introductions 01-02-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Wahoo! Welcome to the Forums, and...

Greetings Wahoo!

Welcome to the Forums, and welcome back to the world of Air streaming!

The usual response to size that is maximum to have good access to sites in state and national parks is...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-01-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By overlander64
Greetings David! Axles and basic running...

Greetings David!

Axles and basic running gear parts are readily available -- even for 50+ year old Airstreams -- Hydo-Vac disk brakes from the 1970s may be one exception.

Kevin
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 12-31-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By overlander64
Greetings CraigCA! Sometimes, Airstream used...

Greetings CraigCA!

Sometimes, Airstream used rubber hoses to protect the metal propane lines from road debris -- this has been discussed on the Forums in the past, but it doesn't seem to apply to...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 12-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By overlander64
Greetings CraigCA! Welcome to the world of...

Greetings CraigCA!

Welcome to the world of Vintage Airstream ownership!

The valves that you are seeing on the water supply lines are likely low point drains that are utilized when winterizing...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-30-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Beth! Welcome to the Forums and...

Greetings Beth!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Airstream ownership!

There is something very special about an Airstream that is also a family heirloom.

Good luck with your...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-30-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By overlander64
Greetings GUARDO365! Welcome to the Forums...

Greetings GUARDO365!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Airstreaming!

I am suture that your Airstream will provide your family with many. Memorable adventures.

Kevin
Forum: Windows & Screens 12-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Taylor! Your serial number...

Greetings Taylor!

Your serial number definitely indicates a 1964. I. Suspect that it. Was built fairly late in the 1964 production run and may have a different style window for that reason -- or...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 12-30-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Jim! In this type of situation,...

Greetings Jim!

In this type of situation, the wiring of the seven pin connector is the prime suspect. Airstream utilized a wiring pattern of its own unique design during the era of Vintage...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 12-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Jim! Since this was your first tow...

Greetings Jim!

Since this was your first tow with your Vintage Airstream, my suspicion is that your trailer's umbilical cord is wired to the earlier Airstream pattern for the seven pin connector...
Forum: 1975 Overlander 12-29-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,753
Posted By overlander64
Greetings David! While this method seems to...

Greetings David!

While this method seems to have fallen out of favor recently, small areas of soft floor can sometimes successfully be treated with epoxy consolidants used in the restoration of...
Forum: Windows & Screens 12-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Taylor! Welcome to the Forums and...

Greetings Taylor!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Airstream ownership!

Your windows are definitely different from those in my 64 Over lander. They look more like those that I...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 12-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By overlander64
Greetings riskstlˇ Welcome to the Forums and...

Greetings riskstlˇ

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Ambassador ownership!

If you are looking between the entry door and the front of the coach, there usually is an emblem...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-27-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,990
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Westwind ! Welcome to the Forums! ...

Greetings Westwind !

Welcome to the Forums!

When speaking of Airstreams and Argosys, I haven't found any difference in stability between the single axle and tandem axle models. A blowout can...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-27-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Christina! Something occurred to...

Greetings Christina!

Something occurred to me as I read your most recent post. Is it possible that your electrician may have wired your RV outlet as 220 Volt rather than 110 Volts? I know that...
Forum: Refrigerators 12-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Jim and PJ! I think it is a...

Greetings Jim and PJ!

I think it is a question of personal preference. My 64 Over lander has the through the floor (and underbelly) while my 78 Minuet has a sidewall vent. My preference is the...
Forum: 1975 Overlander 12-25-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,753
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Bazketweaverˇ Welcome to the Forums...

Greetings Bazketweaverˇ
Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Overlander ownership!

The critical areas to check are the perimeters -- particularly below windows and near openings in the...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-25-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,059
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Kristin and Royˇ Welcome to the...

Greetings Kristin and Royˇ

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Over lander ownership! I am sure that your Over lander will give you many years of enjoyment!

Kevin
Forum: Member Introductions 12-25-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Miriam Welcome to the Forums and...

Greetings Miriam

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Airstreamingˇ

You will find a wealth of information hereon the Forums -- and don't hesitate to ask questions as we are all friends here...
Forum: Our Community 12-23-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By overlander64
Greetings Janet! I don't know how I have...

Greetings Janet!

I don't know how I have missed this thread over seven years, but am so happy to see it this year -- what a creative story!

Kevin
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 12-23-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By overlander64
Greetings TCwheels! I believe that it may be a...

Greetings TCwheels!
I believe that it may be a 1960 Ambassador [the second year for the Ambassador). The VIN suggests an Ohio built twin, but the number would likely be: I 28 O095T - my guess is...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By overlander64
Greetings AraExpressˇ Welcome to the Forums...

Greetings AraExpressˇ

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Airstreaming.

I am sure that you will find the 27 foot coach to be a very comfortable coach with a good compromise between size,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-19-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By overlander64
I, too, loved my 1984 Grand Wagoneer as a tow...

I, too, loved my 1984 Grand Wagoneer as a tow vehicle. It was stable with my Over lander using a Reese Dual Can setup. My only complaint was its 170 cruising range when towing. Its Four Wheel...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 12-16-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,507
Posted By overlander64
One possibility that I didn't see mentioned is...

One possibility that I didn't see mentioned is the drawbar length. My perplexing sway was caused by a long drawbar designed for vans with rear door mounted spares -- that extra length causedrather...
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 12-16-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,496
Posted By overlander64
The Long Long Trailer

If you like the movie you will enjoy the book upon which it was based. It is long out of print but many libraries still have copies. The author's last name is Twiss.

Kevin
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By overlander64
Advice Towing 66 Ambassador

Greetings Nick!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Airstreams!



You have the basics of bearings, brakes, and tires in hand, and you may find the following helpful in regard to...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 02-21-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,597
Posted By overlander64
1977 Argosy 24' - Rear Door

Greetings Lee!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage first generation Argosys!



Production numbers for first generation Argosy travel trailers are relatively difficult to find. ...
Forum: 1992 - 1996 Sovereign 02-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,889
Posted By overlander64
Do you own a 21' Sovereign?

Greetings Beaubill!



While I don't own a 21' Sovereign, I do own two other Airstream products and your problem can be solved in the same way as it was on my Minuet. Assuming that you would...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 02-01-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By overlander64
where to find windows for 1960 TW?

Greetings teleguy!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Airstreams!



From your question, I am not sure whether you are referring to just the glass being broken or the frames and...
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