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Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-24-2008, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Airstream 1975!
They could just be really really jealous.

They could just be really really jealous.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-02-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Tear away fellas, cuz they'll NEVER STOP US!

Tear away fellas, cuz they'll NEVER STOP US!
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 08-02-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,730
Posted By Airstream 1975!
These people will sell you an entire roll. All...

These people will sell you an entire roll. All you have to do is cut to length and attach hardware.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 08-02-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,730
Posted By Airstream 1975!
you could try www.winonamanufacturing.com

you could try www.winonamanufacturing.com
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-02-2005, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By Airstream 1975!
What about an original reproduction of an...

What about an original reproduction of an original?
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-27-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Airstream 1975!
I too have ordered from them and have had...

I too have ordered from them and have had fantastic service.The girls are great and fun to talk to (and so is Andy). But anyway, give them time it is the summer.
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-25-2005, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I was watching some Airstreams on ebay, some were...

I was watching some Airstreams on ebay, some were going for top dollar and had bad axles! Don't some of these people know what they are getting into? You have to research before you buy and be...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-25-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Well, I don't suppose they would be "perfect"...

Well, I don't suppose they would be "perfect" after 30+ years. Based upon some of the garbage I have seen on other peoples Airstreams, I would say they were in good shape, but thats just my opinion....
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-25-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By Airstream 1975!
If anyone is interested, I found these:...

If anyone is interested, I found these: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1,1&item=4564705460&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 07-18-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,418
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Hi all, just thought I would let everyone know I...

Hi all, just thought I would let everyone know I found a Hehr vent cover and a light assembly on ebay if anyone is interested....
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 09-27-2004, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Lightbulb Did you check to see if anything is blocking the...

Did you check to see if anything is blocking the cover from going all the way down? You should go up on the roof and lubricate the arms that raise and lower the vent. Rob :)
Forum: Refrigerators 08-24-2004, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,664
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Hi Rex, welcome to the forum. While I am...

Hi Rex, welcome to the forum. While I am restoring our 75 27' Overlander we have been debating both. I finally got the original 2 way Dometic to work. (and boy does it ever). I haven't tried it with...
Forum: Refrigerators 08-07-2004, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,832
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Has anyone had the problem with the toggle switch?

Has anyone had the problem with the toggle switch?
Forum: Refrigerators 08-07-2004, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,832
Posted By Airstream 1975!
OK, I kind of had the same problem. I could not...

OK, I kind of had the same problem. I could not get the fridge to run on AC. I called around and was told to buy a new one. I started reading through the manual-nothing. So I glanced at the schematic...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-09-2004, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,181
Posted By Airstream 1975!
removing the shroud

Hi everyone, Happy Mothers day to all the moms out there and all the single dads too.I have been playing with my 3 kids all morning(ages 4,2 and 11mos!)boy are they a handfull :)
I have an...
Forum: Tires 05-08-2004, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 25,055
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I would go with the ST tires. They designed for...

I would go with the ST tires. They designed for trailers. Stiffer sidewall I guess. Use the LT tires for your tow vehicle if you can.Rob
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-08-2004, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,636
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I would be careful with U-Haul. I rented a truck...

I would be careful with U-Haul. I rented a truck 3 yrs ago and 60 miles into the trip....FLAMES! FLAMES shooting out the back of the truck. it seems the brakes (or lack of ) had ground themselves...
Forum: Parts Archive 05-04-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Does the plug say signal stat? I just repaced...

Does the plug say signal stat? I just repaced mine on the trailer end. I had to got to the 7-way flat. I could not find a replacement signal stat. I used one from walmart. I had to modify the plug...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-04-2004, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I would stick to the original Worthington...

I would stick to the original Worthington Aluminum tanks. They can be polished to a mirror finish just like the Great AMERICAN Airstream itself. They weigh less than its equivalent size steel tanks....
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-04-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,640
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I haven't tried any of the systems -yet. I am...

I haven't tried any of the systems -yet. I am willing to go with what works. But I agree with you that there is more than one method to do the job. I might try a little wet sanding on the roof. Rob
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-02-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,640
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I have come to almost the same conclusion. I...

I have come to almost the same conclusion. I looked at the airmark web site but did not find out how to obtain an airmark polisher. I am all for the 1 step if the results are the same as the long...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-02-2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,260
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Thanks for the input Rod. I think I might just...

Thanks for the input Rod. I think I might just use the Blue Magic to keep the shine one it is there. You guys are great. I have learned so much just reading about all of the trial and errors that...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,260
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Shari, You are right when you say there are no...

Shari, You are right when you say there are no short cuts. Which is why I am questioning it. I think I will do the right thing and use the Rolite products: pre-polish, metal polish and the ap-300....
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,260
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Hi Steve, The guys I talked to in Ohio say it is...

Hi Steve, The guys I talked to in Ohio say it is one step. No need for all the abrasives, thus saving time. I think I could do better buying the cyclo and needed pads and bonnets plus the Blue Magic...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2004, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,260
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Porky, do you think Blue Magic metal polish would...

Porky, do you think Blue Magic metal polish would give good results on an Airstream? How does it compare to Nuvite or Rolite? Is it really a one step polish? If it is, it could really be a time saver...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-27-2004, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Thats great! I could use it anytime that I like...

Thats great! I could use it anytime that I like huh?......hmmmmm, let me think,
OK, NO. Nice try, smoke another :cool:
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-27-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,260
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Thumbs up Blue Magic

I just got off the phone with P & S Travel Trailer Service in Helena, Ohio. They fix a lot of damaged Airstreams and polish them too. They charge about $200. per foot. ($5400.00 for my 27' :eek: )...
Forum: Axles 04-25-2004, 06:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,617
Posted By Airstream 1975!
I just installed centramatics on my 27'...

I just installed centramatics on my 27' Overlander along with new Marathons,new rims, new breaks and drums. Had the tires spin balanced then put them on and it rolls fine. I left some stuff on the...
Forum: Our Community 04-02-2004, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,153
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Sounds great sign me up!!!!Rob

Sounds great sign me up!!!!Rob
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-21-2004, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Wiring

Hey, welcome to the club! Try this link


http://airstream.net/members/documents/trailer%20manuals/
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-14-2004, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,181
Posted By Airstream 1975!
shroud

No, mine does not have the top hole mine has a vent on both sides and has an opening in the rear. If you look at inlandrv mine is the 76-79 model. I PM'ed you by the way. Rob
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-14-2004, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,181
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Question How do you remove the shroud (I know very...

How do you remove the shroud (I know very carefully:D )? I have looked at it a couple of times but haven't quite figured it out. I have the original 1975 owners maintenance guide. Maybe I could mail...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-14-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,181
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Frank, Have it looked at by an AC specialist who...

Frank, Have it looked at by an AC specialist who can check the charge with the appropriate gauges. Shouldn't be to expensive. Usually around $50 for a once over. If there is a charge of freon,...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 03-14-2004, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,181
Posted By Airstream 1975!
AC

Hey, I kinda have the same problem. I have a 75 OL with the original AC only my compressor comes on just not the fan. Maybe we could combine parts and share the AC:D Just kidding. Could be a bad...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 03-12-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Question Brake drums

OK I have questions!! I replaced my brakes and was wondering if the drums should be turned or replaced. If they need replacing where do you get them from?? Does anyone know the proper size drums for...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-07-2004, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Univolt

Try inlandrv for the univolt. His prices are pretty good. You need the original fuse panel though.
Forum: Axles 03-06-2004, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Hubcentric or not??

Does anyone know if the wheels on a 27' AS are hubcentric?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-05-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Smile tires

Charles, I think that year has the 235 75 r 15's. I have a 75' Overlander and the tires I pulled off said the same thing. I called the AS manufacturer and said the 235/75-15 were the way to go. I...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-04-2004, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Center hole dimensions of the wheel.

I was looking at wheels for my AS. What are the dimensions of the wheels? I have 15" x 6" 6 - 5.5 Center hole???? I measured and came up with 3 1/2 or 3 5/8. Does anyone know what the center hole...
Forum: Awnings 02-29-2004, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,219
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Faulkner Awnings

The awning on my AS is a Faulkner Awning. Probably from the original time period (mid-70's). I need new fabric and a new tube. Does anyone knows where I could buy the parts? Rob
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-29-2004, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Rusty wheels

I just inspected my brakes and repacked my bearings and I noticed that there is quite a bit of rust on the inside of the rim. Can these be safely sandblasted or do they have to be replaced? It seems...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-27-2004, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Hey, Thank you for the quick responses! Aaron you...

Hey, Thank you for the quick responses! Aaron you had asked if it about the beds and I have twins. The shroud for the a/c is in good condition. I have posted a picture of it in the airstream photos...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-27-2004, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Airstream 1975!
Where to start?

Hi all, I am new to this forum and a new 1975 27' RB Intn'l owner. Completely original all the way down to the orange shag carpet. Can't seem to get the Armstrong a/c to go on. The compressor starts...
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