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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches Today, 08:26 AM
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Posted By WhereStream
The hitch is a Pro Series. The Bambi is a...

The hitch is a Pro Series.

The Bambi is a 2017 19-foot Serenity.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By WhereStream
Tire pressure should I bump up the pressure on my truck's tires?

I know a lot's been said about tire pressure on the trailer, but ... what about tire pressure on the tow vehicle?

Should I kick up the tire pressure on the truck (or, in my case, SUV) when towing?...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By WhereStream
Hitching up a new Ford Expedition

I have a new (2019) Ford Expedition to tow the Airstream, a 19-foot Bambi.

The hitch setup I had used on the old Suburban didn't work, as the Expedition stands several inches taller.

I got a...
Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By WhereStream
Books on tape! They shorten the miles, for sure,...

Books on tape! They shorten the miles, for sure, especially when driving alone.

My public library has e-books to check out. Not the greatest selection, but I can usually find a crime mystery that...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-16-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By WhereStream
The VW Touareg is a nice SUV. I had my eye on...

The VW Touareg is a nice SUV. I had my eye on one, too.

Had a VW Camper for about 10 years, and, man, what a rig that was! Still miss it.

But ... if it were me, I'd buy the Ford. Why?
...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-13-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,685
Posted By WhereStream
The over-the-road professionals used to be a...

The over-the-road professionals used to be a level-headed lot, and we rarely had trouble with the men and women driving the semis.

Now, definitely a mixed lot running the 18-wheelers.

About...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-09-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By WhereStream
Well done! So, you made the Jeep, too? ...

Well done!

So, you made the Jeep, too?

Most impressive.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-08-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By WhereStream
I was running 80 pounds but after I popped a...

I was running 80 pounds but after I popped a couple of interior rivets I knocked it down to 75 pounds cold (it is possible, of course, that the rivet-popping was unrelated to tire pressure).

I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-06-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By WhereStream
That's a good explanation. Thanks for the link.

That's a good explanation. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-06-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By WhereStream
I ordered a new shank with a lot of drop...

I ordered a new shank with a lot of drop potential ... alas, not enough.

It still leaves the ball almost 2 inches too high.

This was the deepest drop I could find.

I'm going to hook up the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-06-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,676
Posted By WhereStream
Now, that's a great idea.

Now, that's a great idea.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-06-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,676
Posted By WhereStream
Fluke 87 True RMS multimeter. The best there is....

Fluke 87 True RMS multimeter. The best there is.

At $400, beyond the reach of my another-something-for-the-trailer budget.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-29-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By WhereStream
I'll look around. If you see any, please...

I'll look around.

If you see any, please post.

Thanks.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-29-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By WhereStream
Which Milenco mirror?

My new Ford Expedition has good mirrors, but I'm still going to have to add some trailer mirrors.

Milenco mirrors seem to be highly recommended, but ... which one?

I'm seeing two of interest:
...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-29-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks for posting. I have a 2017 19-footer....

Thanks for posting.

I have a 2017 19-footer. I will check this out.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-28-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By WhereStream
Went out this morning and measured the...

Went out this morning and measured the Airstream's hitch coupler.

To the top of the inside of the coupler, it appears to be 17.5 inches, so the 17.25 in the manual is on the money for how high...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 09-27-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By WhereStream
What are those?

What are those?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-26-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks. This is what I am trying to avoid. ...

Thanks. This is what I am trying to avoid.


My trailer is parked next to the house, but not on level ground (I have it sitting level, though). I may be able to get good measurements where it is,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-26-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks. This is helpful.

Thanks. This is helpful.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-25-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,235
Posted By WhereStream
What is "hitch ball height?"

I have a new tow vehicle, a Ford Expedition, and need to set up the WD hitch.

The Expedition stands higher than the good ol' Suburban it replaced, so I will need to get a taller shank.

All...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-25-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,462
Posted By WhereStream
So, how is this "check the brakes" accomplished? ...

So, how is this "check the brakes" accomplished?

I have a new tow vehicle, a Ford Expedition, and will need to set the brake controller when I put the Ford to use for the first time in a few weeks.
Forum: On The Road... 09-24-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By WhereStream
Some monster big miles here! Longest we've...

Some monster big miles here!

Longest we've done pulling the Airstream is 430 miles.

I'd do that distance again, but I'd prefer to keep it shorter, if possible.

The way back on that trip was...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,838
Posted By WhereStream
If camping for several days, when you put up the...

If camping for several days, when you put up the awning at night (or when leaving or when weather suspect), do you just let it roll up *is that good enough? *or do you do the full job, securing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-01-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,554
Posted By WhereStream
Keep an eye on the gas supply. The Weather...

Keep an eye on the gas supply. The Weather Channel this morning reported that half the stations in Gainesville were out of fuel.
Forum: WBCCI Forum 09-01-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,101
Posted By WhereStream
Changing the name to Airstream Club International...

Changing the name to Airstream Club International makes sense. The old WBCCI name was awkward, and few people outside the club knew what the acronym stood for or who Wally might be.

I'm sure they...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 09-01-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 26,077
Posted By WhereStream
That El Dorado Starfire, the nose on that beast!...

That El Dorado Starfire, the nose on that beast! I had no idea Ford built RVs. It looks nice inside and is in good shape, inside and out, judging from the pix. But I don't know if I could get away...
Forum: On The Road... 08-31-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
Vehicles ... what kind?

Vehicles ... what kind?
Forum: On The Road... 08-31-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
Bigger than Mount Rushmore ... that's something...

Bigger than Mount Rushmore ... that's something I've got to see.

Thanks for the reminder. I had forgotten all about that mountain-art project.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-29-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,554
Posted By WhereStream
Tropical Storm Dorian is now looking to be a...

Tropical Storm Dorian is now looking to be a level 3 hurricane, perhaps even a level 4, when it hits Florida.

That is a dangerous storm.

Experience shows that Florida's highways quickly fill up...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-29-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,173
Posted By WhereStream
Is the Voyager a wireless camera? That'd be...

Is the Voyager a wireless camera?

That'd be great.
Forum: On The Road... 08-28-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,342
Posted By WhereStream
Anticipating some hiking in the woods this fall,...

Anticipating some hiking in the woods this fall, I picked up one of these tick keys...

https://aftergadget.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/tick-key.jpg

Permethrin has a good reputation — a lot of...
Forum: On The Road... 08-28-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By WhereStream
Port Gibson ... church finger!

Port Gibson ... church finger!
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-27-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,173
Posted By WhereStream
I checked with CIPA, the mirror-maker. CIPA...

I checked with CIPA, the mirror-maker.

CIPA says it is now designing mirrors for 2019 Chevy/GMC trucks and SUVs and the Dodge rigs.

Expect the new mirrors to be available in four to six...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-27-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,173
Posted By WhereStream
If there are any reliable wireless cameras?

If there are any reliable wireless cameras?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-26-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,173
Posted By WhereStream
No, no tow mirrors. Maybe that will be an...

No, no tow mirrors.

Maybe that will be an option in the 2020 model year, who knows.

With the Suburban, I had a nice set of mirrors from CIPA that fit the shape of the Chevy shiners. Looked...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-25-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,173
Posted By WhereStream
If you are considering an Expedition, be sure to...

If you are considering an Expedition, be sure to get the Max Tow option.

I just purchased an Expedition, with four-wheel-drive, and had to have one trucked in, as none on the lot had the Max Tow....
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 08-22-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By WhereStream
The hitch is only a few years old.

The hitch is only a few years old.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 08-22-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By WhereStream
Setting up the hitch how-to?

I traded in the beloved Suburban, of 15 years, on a new tug.

Now, I need to adjust the hitch to fit the higher stance of the Expedition.

Where do I start?

Hitch is a PRO Series, for which I...
Forum: On The Road... 08-19-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
I see that Wind Cave National Park is nearby. I...

I see that Wind Cave National Park is nearby. I had not heard of this park before. Going to read up on that one.
Forum: On The Road... 08-19-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
Big snow in May! That's crazy, from my Southern...

Big snow in May! That's crazy, from my Southern perspective.

I have a new flyrod I could try out up there ...
Forum: On The Road... 08-19-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
I saw that one route through Custer State Park...

I saw that one route through Custer State Park takes you through a very narrow tunnel (too narrow for an Airstream).
Forum: On The Road... 08-19-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
The Badlands will be part of this trip.

The Badlands will be part of this trip.
Forum: On The Road... 08-19-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
We both work, so time is not unlimited. Can't see...

We both work, so time is not unlimited. Can't see it all.

We stayed at the lodge in Grand Teton two years ago, and did a day trip to Yellowstone (where we had been before), so don't need to do...
Forum: On The Road... 08-15-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,957
Posted By WhereStream
Foley RV in Gulfport, Mississippi, for sure. ...

Foley RV in Gulfport, Mississippi, for sure.

Speaking from experience, they do good work and are nice people.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-15-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By WhereStream
I contacted Airstream, which advised that my 19...

I contacted Airstream, which advised that my 19 has a 13,500 btu unit.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 08-14-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,691
Posted By WhereStream
So, EasyStart on all new AC units ... I had no...

So, EasyStart on all new AC units ... I had no idea.


I just had the AC on our 19-footer replaced, about a month ago, under warranty.



How could I check to see if it is EasyStart-equipped?...
Forum: On The Road... 08-13-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks for the recommendation. I will check...

Thanks for the recommendation.

I will check out the Lonely Planet guide.
Forum: On The Road... 08-13-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,853
Posted By WhereStream
When time of year does Sturgis go nuts?

When time of year does Sturgis go nuts?
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-13-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By WhereStream
What size AC on a 19-footer?

I have a 19-foot International, a 2017 vintage, and I'm trying to determine what air-conditioning unit is sitting on the roof.

I have no owner's manual for the AC among the pile of info the dealer...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 08-13-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,839
Posted By WhereStream
So, my updated Safari browser is doing its part...

So, my updated Safari browser is doing its part in the switch-to-secure campaign ...
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