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Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 07-16-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,827
Posted By KellySLC
How did you know how much to cut down?

We've thought of doing the same on our Bubble - especially since we replaced the old drop axle with a Dexter so it's a bit taller now. How did you determine how much movement the tire needed inside...
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 02-14-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,470
Posted By KellySLC
Take the Rok!

We currently camp in a tiny 12' Casita as we finish the rebuilds of our Bubble and Flying cloud (and then on to the 40's trailers). Even in that tiny space, we use the shallow cabinet area above the...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 02-12-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 227,316
Posted By KellySLC
Gaucho instead of booth dinette?

Thanks for the suggestions, Pat. I had thought about going with a "gaucho" couch set up too, but it seems impersonal. I always feel awkward sitting next to someone chatting, rather than facing them....
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 02-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 227,316
Posted By KellySLC
Need Advice on Adding Wrap-Around Dinette to Bubble

Hello all. I could really use the collective wisdom of you who live with (and love or hate) the side, wrap-around dinette in your 23FBs. I am rebuilding my 1957 Bubble and thinking of converting its...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-11-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By KellySLC
Odd VIN #s

I was recently trying to find the VIN on my '53 Flying Cloud since the placard under the front, curb-side window was missing. After stripping the tongue, I found it right where Bubba and others said...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 02-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By KellySLC
Absolutely, Bubba. We are James and Kelly Fowler...

Absolutely, Bubba. We are James and Kelly Fowler in Salt Lake City, Utah. We were super excited to add this beautiful '53 FC to our growing herd of vintage aluminum beauties! Now back to the FC...
Forum: 1950-1955 Flying Cloud 02-01-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By KellySLC
Found it!

Thought I'd follow up.

At the recommendation of some forum members I took another look at the insides of the cabinets. I saw the tail end of a number written in pencil on the inside of the fridge...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 02-01-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By KellySLC
Eureka! Found it!

Thanks for the suggestions, HiHo and Bubba! I found a number that was partially painted over inside the fridge cabinet. The cabinet had been modified when a prior owner put in a bigger fridge (the...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 02-01-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By KellySLC
We have a name not a number ...

I ran into this before with a '47 Spartan so the cabinets were the first things I checked. The bottom of every original drawer has "Hamell" written on it in white oil/chalk. I think this must have...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 02-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By KellySLC
First year anomaly ...

Thanks for chiming in, Bubba. I think I've read just about everyone of your posts. Nice work!!

So yes, it seems there were a few things going on that first year that were odd.

The panel...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 01-31-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By KellySLC
Unusual SERIAL/VIN # on 1953 Flying Cloud

Hey all. Hoping for the collective wisdom of the hive. I'm posting this here and in the Flying Cloud specific forum. So, we just bought a 1953 Flying Cloud and after stripping the paint on the...
Forum: 1950-1955 Flying Cloud 01-31-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By KellySLC
Unusual Serial/VIN # on 1953 Flying Cloud

Hello all! We recently bought a 1953 Flying Cloud and are happily deep into its rebuild. I'd really like to find some information on its strange serial number. We confirmed its VIN number by...
Forum: 1950-1955 Flying Cloud 01-18-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,001
Posted By KellySLC
How did you strip the interior skins of your FC?

In know this is a really old thread, but just in case the original poster (or anyone else who knows) is still around, I'm curious how they ended up with the softer, brushed aluminum look on the...
Forum: Trailer Values 01-11-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,575
Posted By KellySLC
That, my friend, is a Silver Streak

So ... looks to be a late 40's early 50's Silver Streak Clipper. Originally designed by Wally, so not surprising it caught your eye. :brows: With the vin number I could give you a closer estimate of...
Forum: 1955 - 1957 Bubble 01-09-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 811
Posted By KellySLC
1957 Bubble Layout Qs

Hey all.

First, thank you all for the incredible rebuild threads and the great ideas within them! I have saved pics, links, and ideas from each one, Thank you!

Well... we picked up 1957 Bubble...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-04-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,030
Posted By KellySLC
Expressing sadness about the loss of wild places isn't necessarily political.

Being a Utah native (and descendant of the first mormon pioneers), I'm pretty bummed about the action against Escalante and Bears Ears, too. The reality is that the tribes for whom this land is...
Forum: On The Road... 11-30-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,669
Posted By KellySLC
Rok Espresso Maker

Here's what we use. All it requires is boiled water, no electricity. When we discovered coffee - a recent thing for us - we really took to it and have turned into dreaded coffee snobs ... perhaps...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 11-30-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 62,743
Posted By KellySLC
Me too!

Looks like I could really use one of these if you still have any. Thanks! :)
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-19-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By KellySLC
1948 Tradewind Interior

Hey Ranger, I attempted to email you a couple days ago, but I'm not sure if it went through. I have a '49 Trailwind I'm just getting going on and could really use your interior parts! If you've...
Forum: 1965 Safari 09-22-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,284
Posted By KellySLC
Hey BWH, We're SLC Airstreamers too. We...

Hey BWH,

We're SLC Airstreamers too. We just sold our 1965 Caravel - still crying about it actually. She just left for her new home on Monday... We spent Monday night removing the inner skins...
Forum: On The Road... 09-15-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By KellySLC
Age restriction = nothing if it's not government...

Age restriction = nothing if it's not government action, but not cool at all.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-13-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,545
Posted By KellySLC
Once again Fred - THANK YOU! It's finally making...

Once again Fred - THANK YOU! It's finally making sense...

QUOTE: 4A. Attach the scare light black wire to a negative 12 volt wire in your nearest 12 volt circuit.

On the scare light - That...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-12-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,545
Posted By KellySLC
Wow... excellent responses! Thank you both! ...

Wow... excellent responses! Thank you both!

Jammer - I don't think my '65 had the dual lights as you describe. I had a mobile RV guy look at the electrical after I had the skins off, but he...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-12-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,545
Posted By KellySLC
12v and 110 - Wired together?

Hi all,

This may seem like an obvious question but it seems like everything in my Caravel was wired with Romex and very little 12v stranded wire. I did not take pics when we removed it (big...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-08-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By KellySLC
Thanks Shari! I'm headed out with my blue tape...

Thanks Shari! I'm headed out with my blue tape to see how much space I can squeeze out. BTW, I read your renovation thread start to finish last night and... wow... humbling and inspiring at the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-08-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By KellySLC
Thanks again Pat. We're thinking that's where...

Thanks again Pat. We're thinking that's where our wet bath will be as well.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-08-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By KellySLC
Definitely looks like it could be one of theirs...

Definitely looks like it could be one of theirs but I didn't see it on their site - thanks for the heads up!
Kelly
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-07-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By KellySLC
Anyone know whose shower this is?

I saved this picture for future reference but didn't make note of where I'd found it. Anyone have any idea whose it is and how I might contact them? Anyone care to hazard a guess on its dimensions?...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-07-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By KellySLC
'49 Trailwind details

Hey Pat! I remember you two from the NM rally. Your lovely wife reminded me so much of Gena Rowlands, so elegant...

I've checked out Uwe's site and am still looking for Steve's info.

Where...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-07-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By KellySLC
Bill - thanks for the suggestion of contacting...

Bill - thanks for the suggestion of contacting Uwe. I met him at the NM Ralley. Great guy :)

retradewind - thanks for the response!

How did you determine the spacing and quantity of the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-07-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By KellySLC
Wow! Quick responses, thanks! Greg - so...

Wow! Quick responses, thanks!

Greg - so I'm assuming the 2024 T3 .025 from airparts would work equally well on the trailwind as it did on the caravel?

Mike - Yes, that window is not...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-07-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By KellySLC
Strangest thing... a '49 Trailwind followed me home this weekend!

Hi all,

I haven't posted much since, with my '65 Caravel, I have learned most of what I needed to know just by searching the forums and I'm not great with computers. On Saturday, however, I...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-26-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,143
Posted By KellySLC
Needing thermal break material soon...

I will be putting my skins back on in the next couple weeks and thought I'd check to see what's being discussed here regarding heat conduction. I was actually thinking of trying to track down some...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-30-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By KellySLC
Do you have any of the big bins?

Looking for the bigger bins for under my center double bed. If you happen to find these, do tell...
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