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Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-27-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,056
Posted By aircooled4
I redid the plumbing in our 71 Sovereign......

I redid the plumbing in our 71 Sovereign... wasn't too bad... used all crimp rings...was tons cheaper than push on connectors...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 11-20-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By aircooled4
Im not sure if we met in Madison or not... (we...

Im not sure if we met in Madison or not... (we didnt actually STAY at the site, since we live there :-) ) I just sent you a friend request on FB Frank
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 11-18-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By aircooled4
Thanks for the info... We are aware of the...

Thanks for the info... We are aware of the vintage part of the international rally... we attended it when it was here in Madison, WI.... But, we'd be more interested in just a vintage gathering......
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 11-16-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By aircooled4
Vintage rally? Coincide with International? :-)

I'll have to admit, Ive not been on this forum much in the past 2.5 yrs. But, was wondering if this idea has ever been discussed... A 'Vintage Rally' that might coincide with the International...
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 09-14-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,524
Posted By aircooled4
Nice meeting you today Sprouty! Great trailer...

Nice meeting you today Sprouty! Great trailer find!
Forum: Airstream History 06-02-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 621
Posted By aircooled4
Rally in Death Valley, Feb. 1960... anyone have pics?

Looking for pics that would've been taken at this rally. Who might have such images?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-10-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By aircooled4
Found another vintage trailer today!

Sorry..no pics available... We were driving around south central WI this morning and found a 58 Flying Cloud...The ghost numbers appear to be 2869... the guy who owns it says that his family has had...
Forum: On The Road... 04-01-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,053
Posted By aircooled4
The road we live on has 9 houses...5 are...

The road we live on has 9 houses...5 are Amish...within 5 miles of the house, there is an Amish bakery, woodworking store, dry goods store, cabinet shop, and many other Amish stores that anyone can...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 03-19-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By aircooled4
Nice find...looking forward to seeing some inside...

Nice find...looking forward to seeing some inside pics!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-27-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,628
Posted By aircooled4
Ive always been one to go to the door and ask......

Ive always been one to go to the door and ask... for me its kinda fun! I like talking to people...anyone actually.. AND always leave your name and number even if they say 'no' now... they still may...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-20-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,714
Posted By aircooled4
Same as above.. I tend to take my wallet, phone,...

Same as above.. I tend to take my wallet, phone, concealed firearm, with me when ever I leave the trailer or TV.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-03-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By aircooled4
Relocating fresh water tank...

Restoring a 67 Safari... initially, the fresh water tank was under the front window... would relocating it to a position toward the center and possibly BEHIND the axle create a problem with tongue...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-07-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,927
Posted By aircooled4
With physics and common sense aside, a county...

With physics and common sense aside, a county deputy in WI told me they dont look at vehicles and towing from a weight perspective... they dont have the equipment to weigh said vehicles...apparently...
Forum: Airstream History 09-24-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By aircooled4
We should talk sometime aobut the research we've...

We should talk sometime aobut the research we've done on our 1958WT regarding the use of Ancestry.com...
Since youve started the trailer research and documentation, I dont think Im put a bunch of...
Forum: Airstream History 09-24-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By aircooled4
Thanks for sharing that info Joe.. I may start to...

Thanks for sharing that info Joe.. I may start to do the same investigative work. One thing we did in researching our 1958 World Traveler is to get onto Ancestry.com. We knew who bought/owned the...
Forum: Airstream History 09-23-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By aircooled4
Hey Joe GREAT! I dont know why it didnt occur...

Hey Joe
GREAT! I dont know why it didnt occur to me earlier to make a record of the trailers based on what we know about them. Given the amount of pics that are available, there cant be to many...
Forum: Vintage Kin 09-21-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,338
Posted By aircooled4
Interestingly, theres no number on this...

Interestingly, theres no number on this form...Contact the Research & Information dept of the DOT. the form is called 'Public vehicle Identification Number Certification' The phone number for...
Forum: Airstream History 09-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By aircooled4
Trailers on ATW and CtoC caravans...?

Ive seen alot of info posted about the owners of all the trailers that were on those caravans...has anyone put in the effort to try to determine as much as possible about each of the trailers that...
Forum: Vintage Kin 09-21-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,338
Posted By aircooled4
What you can do in WI is get a form from the DMV,...

What you can do in WI is get a form from the DMV, a deputy or officer comes and fills out the form with the VIN and signs the form... YOu can send it in to the DMV and they do some kind of research...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-20-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,309
Posted By aircooled4
Yep, if you dont post pics, we dont actually...

Yep, if you dont post pics, we dont actually believe you have the stated item... :)
Forum: Airstream History 09-19-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By aircooled4
Very cool Cameron...could you post some pics?

Very cool Cameron...could you post some pics?
Forum: Vintage Kin 09-18-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,338
Posted By aircooled4
Hey Sprouty...nice to see another south-central...

Hey Sprouty...nice to see another south-central WI person in here... We're just east of Portage about 10 miles.
Like the trailer! Nice to see stuff other than Airstreams get rescued!
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-13-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By aircooled4
The 20A supply and battery will supply that for...

The 20A supply and battery will supply that for the water pump...going with a catalytic heater and the fridge will either be 110 or LP...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-13-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By aircooled4
Thats what im thinking...since the 12v current...

Thats what im thinking...since the 12v current drain is rather low since all the lighting will be LED...and if Im plugged into shore power, a small charger to keep the battery level up...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-13-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By aircooled4
well, yes..the 12v system is seperate from the...

well, yes..the 12v system is seperate from the 110v system... not sure i understand what you mean by that...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-13-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By aircooled4
Thats just it...I have a couple of 20A 12v...

Thats just it...I have a couple of 20A 12v supplys sitting here...and the only 12v items in the trailer will be the LED lighting... havent yet thought about installing an inverter...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-13-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By aircooled4
The plan is to install 110 and use the outlets no...

The plan is to install 110 and use the outlets no diferrent than they are now...doing that still doesnt necessitate the need to install a univolt to obtain 12vdc. That would be accomplished with a...
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-13-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,363
Posted By aircooled4
Wow...thank you sir...i tried it using another...

Wow...thank you sir...i tried it using another program...yours looks great..tnx.
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-13-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,363
Posted By aircooled4
Thanks chromis...I was thinking of doing that......

Thanks chromis...I was thinking of doing that... :-) but thought someone may have done that for me..im not so good with photoshop
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-13-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By aircooled4
To Univolt or NOT Univolt?

Just thinking over how Im going to redo the electrical in our 67 Safari...is there any real reason i NEED a Univolt? Im going with all LED lighting inside and out. My thought was to use no univolt,...
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-13-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,363
Posted By aircooled4
1967 22' design template image?

Does anyone have a blank drawing of the outline of a 67ish 22'? We are looking to do some layout designs and want to have blank pages to start with....anyone, anyone...?? :-)
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-10-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,368
Posted By aircooled4
Why? Because our current laws and most work place...

Why? Because our current laws and most work place rules prevent the armed law abiding citizen from being armed in those situations... Most of take the 'Im armed to defend myself and my family'...IF...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-20-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By aircooled4
Yep...5A may be about all you get...maybe a bit...

Yep...5A may be about all you get...maybe a bit more...i wonder if it would be much better if the batteries were relocated to the front of the trailer...? eliminating 20'+ of wire....
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-20-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By aircooled4
Becuase of the 'skin effect' stranded wire offers...

Becuase of the 'skin effect' stranded wire offers less resistance (thus more current flow) than a single conductor wire of the same cross section....I think if youll be just fine with either 8 or 10.
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 04-19-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 46,196
Posted By aircooled4
That is cute... Im an Airstreamer AND a VW guy...

That is cute... Im an Airstreamer AND a VW guy myself... :-)
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-08-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By aircooled4
Silicon removal..

Has anyone found a solvent/method that safely removes cured silicone?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-03-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,772
Posted By aircooled4
Thanks that kind of explains it...We're restoring...

Thanks that kind of explains it...We're restoring a 67 Safari...Today i removed the univolt and was wondering how it was different than a power supply and different than a battery charger...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 04-03-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,772
Posted By aircooled4
What is a Univolt? :-)

I know WHAT a univolt is, I know what they do, and i have a very good idea of HOW they do it. Can someone possibly tell me how a Univolt is different than say, and Astron RS20, 20amp power supply? ...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-25-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,489
Posted By aircooled4
Either of you guys wouldnt be interested in...

Either of you guys wouldnt be interested in parting with the fridge (assuming its an original Krefft) would you? :-)
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-16-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,489
Posted By aircooled4
Id venture to think that the 10" would be...

Id venture to think that the 10" would be sufficient...as your trailer is rather short...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-15-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,489
Posted By aircooled4
We have a 58 World Traveler...what that is on the...

We have a 58 World Traveler...what that is on the tongue is part of the break system...it actually connected to the cars hydraulic brakes! Yikes. When we restore ours, Im planning on leaving the...
Forum: Airstream History 02-01-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By aircooled4
Yes, Welcome! Im in WI also...just north of...

Yes, Welcome! Im in WI also...just north of Madison...your 58 is gutted?? Is there anything at all remaining? (we're looking for a fridge!)
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 01-27-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,370
Posted By aircooled4
Adding a wet bath ?

We are gonna get back into the restoration of our 67 Safari and are considering major bathroom mods... has anyone installed a wet-bath from an older model into a trailer that originally didnt have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-23-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,355
Posted By aircooled4
This thread is what bother me about the 'green'...

This thread is what bother me about the 'green' movement. Its about a 'righteousness' that one seems to need to feel...Kinda like the yellow 'livestrong' bracelets...one feels good about wearing one,...
Forum: Refrigerators 01-20-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By aircooled4
Survey of 1957, 1958 CA vs OH trailers and the Fridges used.

Trying to get a better estimation of the fridge used in our '58 World Traveler. Was probably a Krefft, Dometic or possibly something else? but wanna ask you guys whats in(or was in)your trailers. ...
Forum: Boondocking 01-14-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,376
Posted By aircooled4
NOT a fan of snakes...any snakes... this is a...

NOT a fan of snakes...any snakes... this is a good item to have around...

The Judge Rules: Taurus Judge Review (http://www.americanrifleman.org/ArticlePage.aspx?id=1526&cid=26)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-05-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,568
Posted By aircooled4
2A enthusiast Intra-club...? anyone, anyone?...

2A enthusiast Intra-club...? anyone, anyone? Bueller, Bueller? :-)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-05-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,568
Posted By aircooled4
Interesting read.... I just started open carrying...

Interesting read.... I just started open carrying about a year and half ago (Im in WI) And can now (with my wonderful state issued permission slip) carry concealed just about anywhere...and plan on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-03-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,568
Posted By aircooled4
He's right...we dont get searched when going to a...

He's right...we dont get searched when going to a camp ground...and NEVER EVER NEVER consent to a search of your vehicle...if the LEO has probable cause, he wont 'ask'..he'll just do the search..DO...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 12-12-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,380
Posted By aircooled4
I dont think that ive ever heard that about the...

I dont think that ive ever heard that about the water system being pressurized.. Im going to have to look over my 58 again...someone put in later style water pump..im going to have to take a look at...
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