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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-02-2018, 12:19 PM
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Posted By jbailey01
1996 Airstream Excella 30 - Texas

Title: 1996 Airstream Excella 30 - Texas
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

purchased in 2015, Driven from South Texas to Oregon 2015, Maine 2016, South Dakota 2017, total...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-18-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,074
Posted By jbailey01
2006 E 350 Silver Gray 6.0 l diesel $7,500.

I have for sale, this diesel van. I have been pulling a 1996 30' Airstream Excella with it. In the last 18;months I towed the Airstream 15,000 miles. You can climb any mountain with it.
It is a 5...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-07-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By jbailey01
Front passenger side rock guard

Looking for a front passenger side window rock guard, for a 1996 Excalla 30 ft.. please contact me.
Forum: On The Road... 12-25-2015, 01:41 PM
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Views: 402
Posted By jbailey01
buying a new GMC or Chev diesel cargo van

I have bought only used trucks for many years. Now I want a diesel cargo van with 5 passenger seating. I can see Imust order a new van built to my specs as no dealer has one in stock.

When I...
Forum: On The Road... 06-28-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By jbailey01
2,2,2 200 miles, stop by 2:pm stay two days ...

2,2,2 200 miles, stop by 2:pm stay two days
This is how to RV travel.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-16-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By jbailey01
Armstrong acc

The main electric feed. The compressor

Would continue to run after the fan stopped. Good luck
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By jbailey01
I had the exact same problem with my first...

I had the exact same problem with my first Airstream a 1972 30' with Armstrong A/C. After a summer of changing moters, condensers, I found the problem; a 5 cent wire nut that would not tighten....
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-13-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,589
Posted By jbailey01
Who can I hire in Texas to polish my 30' Excella

My 1996 30' Excella's paint, decals & clearcoat all looks old and faded.

Can the decals etc & clearcoat be restored? Or:

Is the answer strip and polish?

Who has had experience with a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-07-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By jbailey01
Thanks to all of you. Air Forums is such a...

Thanks to all of you. Air Forums is such a help,when you have to face a new issue. Almost always someone else has delt with the same problem.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-06-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By jbailey01
how do I replace pull tab

I pulled the loop off of my door side large Zip Dee awning. How do I extend the Awning now, so that I can reattach the pull loop? This should be a simple fix if I can just get it extended to...
Forum: On The Road... 04-26-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By jbailey01
Route 29 is a good road and usually not too...

Route 29 is a good road and usually not too heavily traveled EXPECT HEAVY trafic at Charlottesville and approaching DC. Rt 11 at some places uses I81, un-avoidable. I 81 is heavly traveled, many...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 01-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By jbailey01
How much does it take to maintain the Bright Polish

Looking at a '74 Trade Wind that is brightly polished. My wife says I am too
lazy to keep it looking good. She may be right. How much does it take to keep them looking good?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-18-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By jbailey01
Towing 30' to 34' Airstream with a 3/4 or 1-ton van

What experience has anyone had with towing larger Airstreams with a 3/4 or 1 ton van? Gas or diesel engine? Spouse wants a van for ease of in and out and loading.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-12-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By jbailey01
C & G Trailer Service in Bellflower CA provided...

C & G Trailer Service in Bellflower CA provided me with outstanding service last year. They were very professional & charged a fair price. I drove from Las Vegas to LA to have them do the work &...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-31-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By jbailey01
Two batteries Use only one?

My 2001 Excella has two batteries, one of them tests Replace & the other tests good. For the next three months I should most days be connected to shore power 110v with only an occasional need for...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 04-29-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By jbailey01
Black water tank & storage wet or dry?

I must store my unit for the next six months. It will be covered, but hot daytime temps. in South Texas. Would it be better to leave the blackwater tank somewhat full or dump before storage?
My...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-31-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,945
Posted By jbailey01
Phoenix Rivet Master RE: connector

I have the new connector for the 2010 Prodigy brake controller. Shouldn't it be just a simple swap out of both?

Thanks to all above.

Jim
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-30-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,945
Posted By jbailey01
Prodigy Brake Controller V's Older Tekonsha

I am towing a 2001 34' Excella with a 2002 F350 & using the original Tekonsha Voyager brake controller.

I have been given a 2010 Prodigy controller. Would it be to my advantage to change them? ...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-06-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,281
Posted By jbailey01
The Air Safe hitch is all it is claimed to be,...

The Air Safe hitch is all it is claimed to be, the service is great when you have a question.

I would not drive without it; not only does it improve rough roads, it improves the ride on even the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-27-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,844
Posted By jbailey01
Fiamma Bike Carrier

Has anyone bought this? I like the idea, but it looks from the photos that:

Dealer installed-- not a do it yourself job
Blocks the rear under bed door
No bikes shown on the rack how easy is it...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-27-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,281
Posted By jbailey01
I have been out of internet hookup for quite a...

I have been out of internet hookup for quite a while.

I have driven the Air Safe about 1000 miles & it is GREAT!
The F350 rides better hooked than solo & the improvement is even noticeable on...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-21-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,281
Posted By jbailey01
Well, I purchased the Air Safe & have installed...

Well, I purchased the Air Safe & have installed it on my F350 also using the Equalizer 4 point W/D. I hitched to the 34' Excella & the level is perfect & the W/D bars look right.

We will be off...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-23-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,281
Posted By jbailey01
Air safe V or VII

itch.

Did you need the VII? It appears to me from the specs that the AS V at 1400 lbs TW would be sufficient. allowing for the 25% red using the Equalizer WD hitch.

Thanks, Jim
Forum: Axles 05-22-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By jbailey01
Axle Alignment on a 34' Excella 2001

I am in Las Vegas NV with a wheel severally out of alignment from hitting a pot hole to where the tire can't be driven. Two local alignment shops in Las Vegas have told me solid torsion bar axles...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-21-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,281
Posted By jbailey01
Air Safe Hitch Any Users Experience?

I am considering buy a Air Safe Hitch & using it with my Equalizer Hitch on my 34' 2001 Excella.

Has any one had any experience with the Air Safe Hitch?
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 12-26-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,563
Posted By jbailey01
Airstream Trailering & freezing weather

I would like to travel in my 34' Excella during the cold months of the year in the mid section of the US. What would be recommended to avoid the unit freezing when I towed it from one site to...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-23-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By jbailey01
Choosing a hitch system

I am using a Reese hitch with a friction sway control and 1000# bars towing a 2001 34' Excella with a 2002 F350 (only two rear wheels).

I want to improve handling, turn radius and backing....
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 06-09-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By jbailey01
Thanks for the ideas everyone!! I don't...

Thanks for the ideas everyone!!

I don't have a valve for winterization! The winter of 2009-10 will be the last time this Airstream is EVER COLD again!!! We are in the process of completing a...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 06-08-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By jbailey01
On board water system problem

I have a 2001 34' Excell & am getting it ready for travel. The on board water system will not pump from the tank. The water pump is new and works fine. I used it to winterize this fall and it pumped...
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