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Forum: General Repair Forum 10-23-2018, 07:12 AM
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Posted By tomifost
If I have 1/8 diameter rivets, is that the drill...

If I have 1/8 diameter rivets, is that the drill bit size I want?
Thanks again
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-21-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By tomifost
Thanks for the reply. I'm new to Airstream's but...

Thanks for the reply. I'm new to Airstream's but how do I find the rib to attach? Is it basically a stud? Also, there's no wood surface on them. The shelves are basically thin aluminum frames that...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-20-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By tomifost
Moving overhead shelf rivets or screws?

I have a 1957 Caravaneer and want to move an original compartment that is above the sink 2 ft over into an open space closer to the front. I'm 6'2 and washing dishes with that thing in my face makes...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 07-26-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By tomifost
One last (hopefully) rivet question. Do you know...

One last (hopefully) rivet question. Do you know what length? I'm trying to order 1/8 sized rivets but there's multiple options that go with that. 1/8 x 1/8, 3/8, 5/16, etc...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 07-21-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By tomifost
It seems like I need an air compressor for this...

It seems like I need an air compressor for this set up. That's gonna be more spent than earned. Are hand riveters good for interior?
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 07-06-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By tomifost
Thanks. I appreciate it!

Thanks. I appreciate it!
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-05-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By tomifost
Water leaking from belly?

Sometimes there's water overflow from a leaking water pump and a shower that has a broken seal. (This trailer had been unused for a couple years and I'm working on some stuff.) I know of the dreaded...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 07-05-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By tomifost
Why/how is the more expensive one different? I'm...

Why/how is the more expensive one different? I'm new... ;-)
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 07-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By tomifost
Rivet gun

I was wondering what a good model/type of rivet gun would be for repairing the seam where the 13 panels meet in the interior.

Also, as a 6'2 tall man, I was thinking about moving the center top...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-01-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By tomifost
Ice box help

I have an icebox that's not working for me. The ice does almost nothing when its hot and the drain that flows outside is raised above the bottom of the icebox for some brilliant reason.
Its...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 03-07-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By tomifost
Where do you recommend placing them? I just got...

Where do you recommend placing them? I just got my 57 and imagined a frame on the bottom, but nope. Aluminum bubble all around except for hitch and bumper. I've been living in it and the sway is...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 01-12-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By tomifost
How to level 1957 22'

It's me again. I'm planning on keeping her on a driveway that has a slight incline. What's the best way of doing this? It has an icebox instead of a refrigerator (cute, but not sure if that'll be...
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 01-12-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By tomifost
The door will open always or if its just in...

The door will open always or if its just in shoddy condition?
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 01-10-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By tomifost
1957 22' Axle Replacement

I'm considering a 57' 22 Caravanner that's in another state. A lot of things have been replaced from the floor up, but the seller isn't sure if his friend (who renovated it) had replaced the axles as...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 01-04-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By tomifost
From my understanding, there is a problem with...

From my understanding, there is a problem with the older ones where water can get under the pans and into the fiberglass flooring and rust the frame.
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 01-03-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By tomifost
I'm new, I think I want a '72. Info appreciated!!

I've been trying to find out as much info on Airstreams in general and 1972 31' Sovereign International specifically. (cause I have my eye on a nice one) I have been fortunate to receive the kindness...
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