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Forum: Awnings 02-18-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,211
Posted By GregU
I had the same issue with my 2018 Tommy Bahama...

I had the same issue with my 2018 Tommy Bahama Relax Awning. You may want to call Zip Dee directly and talk to their tech department. They are very familiar with the problem you described. In my...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-07-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,595
Posted By GregU
I am so sorry you have had such trouble. You have...

I am so sorry you have had such trouble. You have some difficult decisions to make. The good news is that you should get your full replacement cost.

We just upgraded to at Tommy Bahama...
Forum: On The Road... 09-16-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,131
Posted By GregU
Many folks cross the Canadian border and have no...

Many folks cross the Canadian border and have no problems at all. Our Texas plates must raise a red flag when we cross over. First I was asked if we have any guns- No sir. Have any guns at home? No...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-16-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,364
Posted By GregU
I used to have 3-5 rivets pop on every 500 mile...

I used to have 3-5 rivets pop on every 500 mile trip on a 23' International. It turned out that the Marathon tires installed by AS Factory were never balanced. When I switched to better tires and had...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 08-29-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,106
Posted By GregU
We have a 2018 27 TB that we bought in June 2017...

We have a 2018 27 TB that we bought in June 2017 and have about 11,000 miles towing with a 2016 Ford 150 Ecoboost. The F-150 works great for me and I am glad I opted for the 36 gal gas tank and HD...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-06-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,203
Posted By GregU
New Airstream Problems

Sorry to hear about the problems with your new Classic. My 2018 Tommy Bahama just got back from three months wait for 30 warranty repairs. Everything from brake parts failing to cabinets falling off...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-28-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,111
Posted By GregU
Limoncello-Of Course

It would not be a spring rally without limoncello. I think i have two bottles in bottom of our freezer. Our Meyers Lemon tree has frozen in each of the last two years. This Fall we went from 400...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-27-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,111
Posted By GregU
Saturday Pot Luck

We will again bring Lockhart sausage and grilled veggies for Sat night Pot luck.
We will bring charcoal to fire up the big grill if Bruce has not already done so.
Let's see,
Mimi's cobbler, Craft...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-27-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,440
Posted By GregU
Good to hear that there will be so many new faces...

Good to hear that there will be so many new faces as well as some old friends at JC. Dottie and I will pick up some smoked sausage rings to compliment the smoked turkey for Saturday. We are still...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-04-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
Filiform Frustration

I completely understand your frustration with the filiform corrosion. My 2008 International had belt line as well as other corrosion. As long as Airstream cuts and drills the aluminum panels in the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-12-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,746
Posted By GregU
Thank you !!!!

Roseann and Bruce,
A great big Thank you for a wonderful Spring Rally. Hard to believe this was your fifth year. I think all who attended would agree this was one of the best ever. Great food,...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-30-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,746
Posted By GregU
THINGS TO DO IN JOHNSON CITY AREA. There is an...

THINGS TO DO IN JOHNSON CITY AREA. There is an endless list but here are a few favorites

Lamb burger and craft beer at Pecan Street Brewery
Third best burger in Texas at Alamo Springs Cafe...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-21-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,746
Posted By GregU
To Sid & Bonnie, So glad to hear you will be at...

To Sid & Bonnie,
So glad to hear you will be at the rally. I heard you have had a rough year but that you do have a new Airstream. Can't wait to catch up.

Also glad to hear you are still working...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-20-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,746
Posted By GregU
KMEL, Dottie and I are planning to stay...

KMEL,

Dottie and I are planning to stay through Monday AM. If you want to come by on Sunday we would be happy to meet you. Early Sunday morning or late in afternoon would be best time to catch...
Forum: Tires 02-16-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By GregU
Thanks to all who have responded to my post about...

Thanks to all who have responded to my post about Maxxis St 8008 tires. Here are my replies to your posts.
Maxxis said that they over ordered ST tires in early 2014 and will not be ordering new...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-15-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,746
Posted By GregU
Thumbs up Got the Last Spot

Bruce,
It was good to see you getting around so well with the new knee last month.
Dottie and I signed up today for your Rally. Carol said we got the last spot of the 20 she set aside this year.
...
Forum: Tires 02-15-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By GregU
Outdated Maxxis ST Tires

I wanted to let Forum members know about the problems I am encountering with Maxis ST 8008 tire purchases. I have a 2008, 23' CCD International Airstream. The trailer has been weighed fully loaded...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
Who wouldn't be saddened to drop a bundle on a...

Who wouldn't be saddened to drop a bundle on a new Airstream only to find filiform corrosion around beltlines and rivets within a year. My 2008 International showed signs of corrosion the day I...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-13-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
Filiform Disappointment

Grace,
Let me assure you that you are not alone in your disappointment about the Filiform Corrosion. It can be nasty and can spread like a cancer. This thread contains thousands of posts about...
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-10-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,764
Posted By GregU
To Bruce and Rosanne, Thank you guys so much...

To Bruce and Rosanne,
Thank you guys so much for hosting such a wonderful rally. Dottie and I had such a great time we stayed until Tuesday. It just wasn't the same without you guys. We enjoyed so...
Forum: The Rally Zone 03-22-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,764
Posted By GregU
Bruce, Greg will bring his famous marinated...

Bruce,
Greg will bring his famous marinated fresh tomatoes and mozzarella for Friday night. For Saturday, in keeping with the Italian theme, Dottie will bring a homemade Tiramisu Layer Cake.
It...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-18-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 49,262
Posted By GregU
Interesting comment about the CIPA 11700 slip on...

Interesting comment about the CIPA 11700 slip on mirrors. I think they were made for Fords. I have been bugging CIPA for at least four years to come out with a slip on mirror for Grand Cherokees and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-16-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 49,262
Posted By GregU
I have been towing a 2008 23' CCD International...

I have been towing a 2008 23' CCD International for four years with a 2007 Grand Cherokee, 5.7L limited. The AS weighs 6000# loaded ( we usually have it loaded to around 5600#. With this set up we...
Forum: The Rally Zone 01-18-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,764
Posted By GregU
Bruce, Count Dottie and me in for the Spring...

Bruce,
Count Dottie and me in for the Spring Rally. If we can help out in any way, let us know. We really enjoyed meeting you and Rosanne at the 2011 Rally
Greg
2008 23'CCD
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-27-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
I would not waste the money on this product. The...

I would not waste the money on this product. The other responses are correct. Try CorrosionX yourself, wipe off and cover AS with a good wax. I noticed that Airstream is covering the beltline of all...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-13-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
Airstream's Answer to Beltline Filiform Corrosion-2013

I just visited the Camper Clinic Airstream dealer in Buda Texas and looked at about 40 new 2013 Airstreams. I saw all models and lengths. All now come with a chrome looking "beauty Band" that covers...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 International 11-13-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,530
Posted By GregU
We chased the upgraded wheels issue about as far...

We chased the upgraded wheels issue about as far as we can. Three reps at AS said it can not be done. You can read other posts on this thread where an upgrade to 15" has been done. I had 3 bad...
Forum: The Rally Zone 11-01-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,236
Posted By GregU
We plan to bring a crunchy romaine and broccoli...

We plan to bring a crunchy romaine and broccoli salad for the Friday pot luck. If there is a list somewhere, please add our salad to it.Thanks,
Greg
Forum: The Rally Zone 10-28-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,236
Posted By GregU
We should be at the RV park around 3pm. Will have...

We should be at the RV park around 3pm. Will have a cold one waiting for you,
Greg
Forum: The Rally Zone 10-27-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,236
Posted By GregU
Confirmation-Wurstfest Plans

Dottie and I would like to confirm our plans for Wurstfest. We have been waiting about 6 weeks for our AS to get back from maintenance and just got it back yesterday. We plan to take advantage of the...
Forum: The Rally Zone 10-02-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,236
Posted By GregU
Dottie and I are planning on attending. We are...

Dottie and I are planning on attending. We are looking forward to meeting new Airstream Friends. Thanks for the invitation,
Greg
Forum: Tires 10-02-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,511
Posted By GregU
I may delay my Oct 9 appointment to have my...

I may delay my Oct 9 appointment to have my Airstream worked on until you get back with your report. I noticed you went to Yoko Geolander LT235 instead of LT215 like the GYM OEM. Was this for the...
Forum: Tires 10-01-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,511
Posted By GregU
I am looking to do the same thing with my 23'...

I am looking to do the same thing with my 23' 2008 CCD International. The front tire clearance worried me as well. Airstream told me it probable could not be done without a new axle and to take my AS...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 International 09-27-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,530
Posted By GregU
Upgrading from 14" to 15" wheels

I have a 23' 2008 International CCD with 14" wheels. The trailer sits so low to the ground that it drags whenever I back it into our drive and into its storage shed. Also, the water dump valve is...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 05-01-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
I agree that a class action lawsuit would most...

I agree that a class action lawsuit would most likely not solve any of our filiform problems. The best we could hope for is to finally wake up Thor/Airstream to this problem so that it can be solved...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-26-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 411,755
Posted By GregU
Filiform Corrosion

I have a 23' 2008 CCD International that is starting to get filiform corrosion in numerous places. It started on the door handle and on the tail lights. I now have hundreds of small spots along the...
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