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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-11-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By KB6YAF
My Airstream 310 is FOR SALE

Sadly, it's that time to find a new home for my 1983 Airstream 310 Turbo Diesel Motorhome. I obviously want it to go to a new home where it will be used and not just parked in some lot in a field. ...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-29-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By KB6YAF
1983 Airstream 310 Turbo Diesel - Washington

Title: 1983 Airstream 310 31 - Washington
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

We have upgraded to a larger motorhome, so our Airstream Classic has to go. It has approx 173k...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-29-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By KB6YAF
1983 Airstream 310 Turbo Diesel - Washington

Title: 1983 Airstream 310 31 - Washington
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

We have upgraded to a larger motorhome, so our Airstream Classic has to go. It has approx 173k...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-11-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By KB6YAF
Recommendations for side mirror replacements on my 310

Hello everyone,

For quite sometime now, I have toyed with the idea of either (A) replacing just the side mirrors on my 1983 Airstream 310, or (B) replacing the entire side mirror assembly. Being...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-10-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 79,384
Posted By KB6YAF
Your 310

Congratulations on your 'new to you' 310. It sounds like you have one nice rig.

I am also a 1983 '310' owner.

Post photos on your progress.

....Russell
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-09-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By KB6YAF
Searching for a new front hub beauty ring

Hi again everyone,

I have a 1983 Airstream 310 and have been searching for a source to replace the front and rear hub Beaty rings and hub covers. My original rings and covers are rusted and...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-10-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By KB6YAF
UPDATE on the turbo for my 310....

Hi everybody....

I just wanted to throw out a hearty THANK YOU for those responding to this thread. I value the expertise that many of you have on these beautiful motor homes.

Here was the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-21-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By KB6YAF
Wanted: a turbo for a 1981 6BD1A Isuzu engine (out of my 1983 Airstream 310

Yes, the turbo on my 1981 Isuzu turbo diesel is leaking badly causing oil to be injected and thus creating a beautiful smoke screen.

The engine is the Isuzu 6BD1A....Year: 1981 in my 1983...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-18-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By KB6YAF
Suggestions for a possible newer tranny for my 1983 310 Isuzu Diesel

Are there any folks out there that has a classic Airstream motorhome with the industrial Isuzu Turbo Diesel that has had a tranny replacement? I have a 1983 Airstream 310 with the Isuzu Turbo Diesel...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-20-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,736
Posted By KB6YAF
The short answer? Most all RV trailer brakes are...

The short answer? Most all RV trailer brakes are electric brakes. It would drain a battery very quickly to apply constant 12v power to the brakes to keep them locked up, plus the hum would drive...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-25-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By KB6YAF
Well, it is fixed. I now have shore power into...

Well, it is fixed. I now have shore power into my 310. First, I want to thank all that replied to my dilema. You guys are awesome.

So, the fix was this...... I started off by determining if...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-24-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By KB6YAF
My 310 stopped accepting Shore Power - HELP

I was camping last week, hooked up to shore power, running the a/c unit because of the heat, when all of the sudden, everything STOPPED. I grabbed my VOM and check the voltage, wiring, etc. All...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-10-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By KB6YAF
My '83 Airstream 310 TD power step - Need advice

The original power step for my 1983 Airstream 310 TD motor home is tired. I am tired of fiddling with it and would appreciate any suggestions from people that replaced theirs. I guess I am...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 11-25-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,970
Posted By KB6YAF
Thanks Dan. I was told by GV's rep that the...

Thanks Dan. I was told by GV's rep that the inline 6 Isuzu TD problem with marrying it up with the GV's OD is the Power pulse of the engine. The rep told me it is very rough on the GV OD. All of...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 11-25-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,970
Posted By KB6YAF
This is in the process of being resolved by my...

This is in the process of being resolved by my mechanic guided by the reps at GV. So far, I have had a new module ($200) installed plus labor. Did not fix it. Now, the problem is most likely the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 11-25-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,148
Posted By KB6YAF
I think the RPM's with the GV engaged at around...

I think the RPM's with the GV engaged at around 60 is 2300. (+ or -) Without the GV, it is around 2800 +
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 11-22-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,148
Posted By KB6YAF
this is a reply to my response.....my GV OD unit...

this is a reply to my response.....my GV OD unit is not working now....a little over 2 yrs and 24k miles. NOT happy.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 11-22-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,970
Posted By KB6YAF
Gear Vendors Overdrive is toast

Well, I had a brand new Gear Vendors Overdrive installed in April 2015 in my 1983 Airstream 310 MH. The MH has the Isuzu Turbo Diesel Engine that was installed by Airstream when it was new that...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-12-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By KB6YAF
Chrome hub rings needed on my '83 Airstream 310

I need a bit of help. I have a 1983 Airstream 310 MH and noticed that the chrome hub ring that slips under the lug nuts of the front wheels is cracked in parts. I have tried searching for one on...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-26-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By KB6YAF
Thanks to all that contributed here. I found the...

Thanks to all that contributed here. I found the most help from Andy at Inland RV.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-24-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By KB6YAF
I didn't find anything on either of these websites

I didn't find anything on either of these websites
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-23-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By KB6YAF
Weatherstripping for my 1983 Airstream 310 motorhome needed

Hi everyone,

I have a 1983 Airstream 301 Turbo Diesel Motorhome. I am looking for a place to order replacement weather stripping, (black in color), for the outside driver's side and Passenger...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-20-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,148
Posted By KB6YAF
Gear Vendors for my '83 310

I bit the bullet and had the Gear Vendors Overdrive unit installed in our '83 Airstream 310TD. I couldn't be happier. My hearing is no longer taking a beating too

Russell Decker
Olympia, WA...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-20-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,268
Posted By KB6YAF
Mo Power

My local diesel mechanic suggested that I have all the injectors rebuilt along with the injector pump to get more power. I think it was around $200 per injector and $450 for the pump. There is a...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 06-20-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By KB6YAF
Installation/Removal of an '83 Airstream window screen

I have a 1983 Airstream 310 motorhome and need to install a window screen on the window nearest the entry door. When I bought this rig, the screen was missing and I managed to find one. Now, just...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-26-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By KB6YAF
Well, I just got back from talking to a fella at...

Well, I just got back from talking to a fella at Automotive Specialists in Tacoma, WA. He is going to do some research on getting more power, etc. He offered suggestions like a bigger and better...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By KB6YAF
I just fixed my latches. This is how...... 1....

I just fixed my latches. This is how......
1. unscrew the latch from the barrel.
2. Pull the center out being careful not to loose the ball bearing and spring.
3. Drill out the center hole larger...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-23-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By KB6YAF
Any one ever re-power their rig?

I am considering a re-power of my 1983 Airstream 310. Has anyone done this or considered this? I was thinking a 6.6 Duramax with the 6 speed Allison tranny out of a wrecked newer pickup?
...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-17-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By KB6YAF
Replacement Horns Needed

I have a 1983 Airstream 310 Turbo Diesel Motor home. The two horns on top are so deteriorated that they won't work. I need to replace them. They appear to be electric only and not air horns. Does...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-26-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By KB6YAF
Thanks Dan. Being new to the Air Forums, I'll...

Thanks Dan. Being new to the Air Forums, I'll have to see about how to pm you.

Russell
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-25-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By KB6YAF
Wiring diagram needed for a 1983 Airstream 310

I am working out some 'bugs' in my 1983 Airstream 310 Turbo Diesel Moho. It seems that the brake light switch is not completely depressing when the pedal is at the top keeping the brake lights on,...
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