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Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 07-31-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,204
Posted By Jephellis
Thanks Bob

Thanks Bob,
I'm thinking about getting some 15" rims from Vintage Trailer Supply, we have some dome hubs that should fit. Do you or anyone else know about axles that have a dog-leg in them to lower...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 07-31-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,204
Posted By Jephellis
Hub caps for standard 14.5" rim

Hi all,
I'm looking for hub caps to fit on a 14.5" rim in attached photo. I don't think baby moons or any of the original airstream hub caps will fit with these clips. If I am wrong i would love to...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 09-15-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,403
Posted By Jephellis
CO detector sounded this weekend!!!

Hi All,
I installed a furnace last year, it vents through the wall to outside air. I'm always nervous to go to sleep with it on, but tried it this weekend and my battery powered CO detector went off...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 07-05-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 666
Posted By Jephellis
Replace '59 aluminum water tank or buy new?

Hey all,
Just found that our 20 -30 gal? aluminum cylindrical water tank in our '59 18'er has a crack in the under belly. I'm not crazy about trying to fix it because I don't trust it for drinking...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 04-03-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,801
Posted By Jephellis
59 Front door gasket?

I'm shopping for replacement gasket for our front door, here's a pic of what we're replacing, any ideas of where to find something close to this?

Spring is here!!!
Jeff n Molly
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 08-02-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,952
Posted By Jephellis
Balloon Fest!

Hey Ken,
Not sure if you remember but we met on the side of the road down from Minturn on our way to Buena Vista last year! Well, Molly and I are very interested in coming to the rally at the...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-13-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jephellis
HELP! Hooking up tank/pump/sink

Hello again!
I have no experience or idea how-to with plumbing except reading directions from the water pump company. I bought a Shur-flo whisper king and plan to hook it up to my water tank to...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 08-10-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By Jephellis
Can I use my grilling tanks?

Another question for ya'll. Can I take my two tanks I use for grilling and hook them up to my airstream? The previous owner modified the rings to fit the same size but I don't know about DOT...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 08-10-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jephellis
Thanks Thomas! I had a similar concern. Maybe if...

Thanks Thomas! I had a similar concern. Maybe if I have enough slack in the line I can pull the pipe down and with a pipe bender put a 90 like you said....
Thanks!
Jeph
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 08-10-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jephellis
How's this so far? ('59 18'er)

We just cleaned up the stove and re-installed in the cabinet. I ran 3/8" soft copper through the belly and hooked it to the shut-off in the cabinet. At the belly I connected the stove 3/8" to a Tee...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-28-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By Jephellis
Novice 12-volt question

Hola!
I have a 59 18'er, have no idea how to hook up (re-hook) the lighting to battery power? If I pull into a campground with power hook-up, no problem, but if boondocking and want to turn the...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 07-28-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,312
Posted By Jephellis
Seal seams, then polish? (59 18'er)

Hi All!
I've read a thousand threads, well maybe 5, don't have the greatest attention span so had to stop. That said, sorry for posting a "new" thread about an old heavily threaded topic.........
...
Forum: Awnings 07-22-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By Jephellis
Treat original '59 awning?

Hello y'all
This is the original awning for our 59 18'er. It's in great shape, had a few minor repairs done on some damaged areas and heard from some that we should treat it with some kind of...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-13-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By Jephellis
59 18'er Cabinet refurb

Greetings!
I'm refurbing the existing cabinets/closets shown attached pics. The curved extruded aluminum trim/fastening piece also shown in attached pics seems to be the best way to re-attach the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-12-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By Jephellis
Recognize this bracket?

Hi All,
Sorry I'm double-posting or double-threading! I posted a similar question in "Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling" - Sorry.

This is a pic of my bracket for a weight distribution /...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-12-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,919
Posted By Jephellis
Question Next Question!

Thanks for the info!
I brought her to the nearby trailer service center - Western Slope Tralers - they seem like great folks. Got it there pretty smoothly, up to 63 mph or so, only swayed slightly...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-08-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,907
Posted By Jephellis
I love this forum!

Thanks you all!
I have an appointment this Friday to get the brakes hooked up, should be fun for the mechanics with the mess of wiring I inheireted (sp?).

I also plan to have them install sway...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 07-07-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,919
Posted By Jephellis
Should I install stabilizer bars?

Hi there,
I'm considering getting stabilizer bars for this little 18'er. I don't currently have brakes on the trailer (considering that too) and feel that stabilizer bars with help with towing...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-07-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,907
Posted By Jephellis
Do I need brakes?

Hi there,
Here's a good or silly question, Do I need brakes for my 59 18-footer? I've heard different opinions, even from mechanics, some say it's too light to need brakes, your tow vehicle can...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 07-07-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,301
Posted By Jephellis
Need help hooking up gas stove

Hi there,
I'm planning to re-plumb the gas oven in the picture for my 59 18'er. I have 2 tanks (I need to check the date on them) and the stove, that's all.

My plan is to:
Get a new regulator,...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-07-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By Jephellis
Need help w/ Re-plumbing sink in '59 18'er

Hi All,
I'm planning to re-plumb my 59 18'er, just the kitchen sink.

The way it was set up was the pump pushed the water from the tank to the sink and the sink drained to a plastic tub which...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-28-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 907
Posted By Jephellis
FJ Cruiser wiring

Hi there,
Anyone out there towing with an FJ Cruiser? I'm pulling my Airstream with a 4-wire hook up, bought the converter (I think that's what it's called) which plugs in down to the left of my...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-22-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Jephellis
Thanks guys

Thanks guys!
I'm not only new to this site but new to Airstreams, been dreaming of finding an old one for years and finally did! The restoration is one major project but a great bonding experience...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 06-22-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Jephellis
'59 tail lights

I'm restoring a beauty of a '59 18-Footer, got the tail lights working for a while but this weekend had to take a closer look and ended up pulling the wires and removing the sockets from the base...
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