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Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-28-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,940
Posted By Airstray
Brake wiring

Sorry Guys I didn't give the year. I'm tracing the wiring on my 66 Overlander. Since all the wires are in the belly pan I have to resort to continuity. I have 6 wires at the rear. Blue-brakes,...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-27-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,940
Posted By Airstray
Brake wiring

196474 The blue wire is definitely the brakes
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-26-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,940
Posted By Airstray
Wiring brakes

I noticed the blue brake wire as well as the large white wire go all the way to the rear of the trailer. What is the reason for this and can someone show me a wiring diagram of the blue and white...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-08-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
MT tanks!!!!!

Empty tanks is good advise for many reasons; stress on the towed as well as towing vehicle, helps with anti-sway, etc, etc, etc. but I don't give a dam- what anyone says. The frame under ANY vehicle...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-08-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Airstray in Shelton, WA.

Julianne, Unfortunately, no matter what repairs we have done, none of us will ever have peace of mind or faith in Airstream. Jim
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-25-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
I agree with Zedex but if your B & G tanks are...

I agree with Zedex but if your B & G tanks are behind the rear axel, and the frames are the same, the frames will buckle. Keep your tanks empty.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-18-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Julianne, I purchased mine, used, Sept. 2010 at...

Julianne, I purchased mine, used, Sept. 2010 at Sundance RV near Shelton, WA. Have someone check the outriggers where they attach to the frame, especially near the step and behind the rear axle. You...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-17-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
I just finished sending a PM to every '03 22'...

I just finished sending a PM to every '03 22' owner on the members list, asking if they were having frame problems. Suggesting they check the forum. Maybe we'll hear from a few and bolster our...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-16-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Frame cracks--- continuing saga!!!

The dealer where I purchased my CCD said it would cost $3000.00 to repair the frame. They are trying to work with us and offered to split the cost but that's money we shouldn't have to shell out....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-16-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
I checked and there are about 50 '03 owners on...

I checked and there are about 50 '03 owners on the members list. Who knows how many are out there.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-16-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Don, I agree. How do you want to do this? I'm not...

Don, I agree. How do you want to do this? I'm not to computer savy. Airstray
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-16-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Smile Nhtsa

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I just got off the phone with NHTSA and filed a complaint. Everyone involved needs to file a complaint. Please. Airstray 1-888-327-4236
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-14-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Angry Holiday Rambler RECALL???

1999-2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ALUMASCAPESTRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Units affected: 3439MONACO COACH CORPORATION
Report Date: 2004-10-05Summary: ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS, A DEFICIENCY IN THE...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-14-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
WA. State Implied Warranty

Dealer Guidelines > Implied Warranty
Implied Warranty
Under state law RCW 62A.2-314 (http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=62A.2-314), every used car sold by a dealer in Washington for a...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-14-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Frame problems---Ser. #

My serial # and DOM: 515320--Jan. 2003 Does anyone know how we can list all our serial numbers on one post? The Attorney General in WA. state says, online, used cars sold "as is" with no...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-10-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Well I got word today that the RV dealer where I...

Well I got word today that the RV dealer where I purchased my AS was told by their welder " I won't attempt it". The next guy says he wants $3000.00 to repair it and the dealer has offered to split...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-28-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Frame "fix"!!!

I returned my AS to the RV dealer where I bought it, with all the patch kits and they are repairing it at no cost, they say. I'm wondering how the welds will be made without burning the floor. The...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-27-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Cracks!!!!

Zedex, sorry to hear about your cracks. Even if you fix it yourself I hope you will take before and after pictures and stand with the rest of us on this, where ever it goes. Thanks, Jim
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-24-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Thor Industries

I just read Thor Ind. also builds buses and ambulances. Duh!!!!!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-24-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Aluminum frame!!!!!

I've read pro's & con's on an aluminum frame, but numerous manufacturers are using them and under much longer rigs with only 2 axles. Check out the "Vinstream" website. Airstray
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-24-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Thanks, HowieE

I'm sure the failure of the rear frame and subsequent drop caused the outriggers to fail also. What I can't comprehend is why the curbside failure......as most of the weight is on the street side,...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-24-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
This is the add from Thor Industries website. ...

This is the add from Thor Industries website.

Airstream

Airstream is the most thoroughly tested Airstream in trailer history. It is years ahead in engineering . the culmination of over 70...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-24-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
JK, Can you refer a good rainmaker/hailmaker? ...

JK, Can you refer a good rainmaker/hailmaker? Maybe I can park under a rotten tree. Joking aside, like you I'm considering another make. Beware!!!! Thor, who makes AS's is buying out numerous RV...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-24-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Explanation of Airstray's photos!!! Pic. 1, shows...

Explanation of Airstray's photos!!! Pic. 1, shows the length of the frame stiffeners. I was sent one for each side. Pic. 2 & 3 are the horizonal cracks in frame under the step. Pic. 4 is 2 & 3...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-21-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Airstray's photos!!!!

My '03 22ft. CCD. The frame cracks are curbside just forward of the axel. The buckled frame is, of course, behind the axels. 113673
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-20-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Frame cracks!!!1

HowieE, Take a look at my photos. The horizonal cracks are at the bottom of the curbside outriggers just forward of the front axel. The frame is actually pushed in and cracked. I understand that the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-19-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By Airstray
AS solution to frame problems!!!

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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-19-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By Airstray
Frame Problem Photos!!!!

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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-19-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Vertical welds????

I'm not sure which welds you are talking about but I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. How can you weld an outrigger to the main frame without using a vertical weld? The frame cracks on my '03...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-18-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Check the frame close!!!!

You may be lucky if it hasn't been used but that's no assurance it won't happen down the road. We also like the layout and trailer. Unfortunately my frame is "weak" and I have a mess and no way out....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-14-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Airstray
Carl, Send the axles back. The AS factory is...

Carl, Send the axles back. The AS factory is blowing smoke. As everyone with our frame problem knows, the frame is weak. My '03 22ft. CCD has crack welds, vertical cracks in the frame and buckled...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-03-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Airstray
Has anyone considered forcing sizable box tubing...

Has anyone considered forcing sizable box tubing between the frames forward of the FW tank to bring the frame back to original position and weld it on all possible points? A hydraulic "Proto Power"...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-03-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,857
Posted By Airstray
Question My '03 22ft. Int. CCD has two small horizonal...

My '03 22ft. Int. CCD has two small horizonal cracks on the forward curbside frame where the outriggers attach. I agree with jacking the trailer level, welding, grinding and reinforcing the frame....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-27-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Andy, I have the same problem as Don. Sagging...

Andy, I have the same problem as Don. Sagging outriggers and cracked frame. I just purchased my '03 22ft. International CCd and pulled it to Utah and back. My TV is a Ram 3500 Diesel but I didn't...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-27-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 84,322
Posted By Airstray
Don, I'm having the exact same problem on my '03...

Don, I'm having the exact same problem on my '03 22ft. International CCD. I just bought it with no warranty, of course, and noticed the step was not level. I checked the outriggers and discovered...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-27-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Airstray
Angry '03 Frame Cracks

My '03 22ft. International CCD has 2 small horizonal cracks where the outriggers attach to the main frame on each side of the step. It appears that a very heavy person has jumped up and down on the...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 09-08-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,487
Posted By Airstray
Jordan brake controller!!!

Where can I purchase a Jordan brake controller? Jim
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-05-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,692
Posted By Airstray
'03 CCD clearcoat????

Is my '03 22ft. CCD International clearcoated and what is the best method to remove it? Will the newer AS's polish up like the old ones? Thanks, Airstray
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-17-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By Airstray
66 Wiring Schematic???

Can anyone supply me with a wiring schematic for my 66 Overlander? Thanks, Airstray
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 07-06-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By Airstray
66 overlander wiring schematic.

I completely stripped my newly purchased 66 Overlander which had been sitting in a field for 10 years. You can only imagine the condition of the floor, appliances and wiring, so I desperately need a...
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-14-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Airstray
Removing 1966 rear window???

What's the trick to removing the '66 rear window? I purchased a used replacement window w/ top metal strip attached. Please advise. Airstray
Forum: Doors & Locks 12-20-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,429
Posted By Airstray
Thumbs up 66 Door lock!!!

I lucked out and picked up a new lockfor $30. on eBay. Thanks, Jim
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 12-13-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By Airstray
Does anyone know where I can purchase a Jordan...

Does anyone know where I can purchase a Jordan Brake Controller? I'm pulling a 26 ft. Overlander with a Ram 3500 Cummins. Thanks, Jim
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 11-19-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,930
Posted By Airstray
Can someone explain the difference between...

Can someone explain the difference between Olympic rivets and the aluminum rivets sold everywhere? Airstray
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 11-18-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,980
Posted By Airstray
If you want to use the old holes, simply place a...

If you want to use the old holes, simply place a lenght of tape, with at least 2 referance points, over the old holes on the frame. Mark or punch the holes in the tape and transfer it to the new...
Forum: Awnings 11-11-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,255
Posted By Airstray
1966 Awning length!!!

What length awning is recommended for my 66 Overlander? Thanks, Airstray:huh:
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-04-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,435
Posted By Airstray
Disc brakes!!!

I agree with Andy. I didn't mean to imply that you should change to electric brackes. I meant to say, the Actibrake, which electrically activates the hydraulic disc brakes, is the better choice, in...
Forum: Doors & Locks 11-02-2008, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,429
Posted By Airstray
Thumbs up 66 Door lock!!!!

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70695I figured it out. As you can see, parts are missing. I can purchase a new lock from Inland RV but wish to keep my unique handle. Thanks, Airstray
Forum: Doors & Locks 11-02-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,429
Posted By Airstray
My 66 door lock is missing parts. If you can tell...

My 66 door lock is missing parts. If you can tell me how to post pictures, I'll send a picture and explain. Thanks, Airstray
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-02-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,435
Posted By Airstray
1977 Excella Brakes!!!!

I just sold my 77 Excella to Warner Bros. Productions in Vancouver, BC. Are you aware that 77 AS's have vacuum over hydralic brakes? The brakes are hydralic but attivated by vacuum through a hose...
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