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Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 05-24-2010, 03:00 PM
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Posted By ryan3326
'76 Sovereign interior light upgrade

any suggestions on light replacements for ceiling lights in a 76 Sovereign? Several are the light/vent combo and several are lights only.
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 05-20-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,317
Posted By ryan3326
Mike Last year I made two stands for two 17"...

Mike
Last year I made two stands for two 17" LCD TV's - photos are here...
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f450/custom-tv-stand-56244.html

They were terribly easy to make and are rock solid. I...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-22-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By ryan3326
1976 Sovereign lug post?

while getting new rubber on our AS, the tire shop stripped out one of the "lug posts" on one of our wheels. I assumed this would be a simple part to replace - but haven't found one. They go in from...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-22-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By ryan3326
replacement hot water tank for '76 Sovereign?

We have a leak in our 1976 Sovereign (center bath) and I am not sure where to find a replacement water heater tank and what part #. Any suggestions?
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 11-16-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By ryan3326
bump...

bump...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 10-16-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,754
Posted By ryan3326
exact same thing happened to me tonight. I will...

exact same thing happened to me tonight. I will check to see if my TV (2004 Nissan Titan) has a seperate fuse for the running lights.

Thanks.
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 10-12-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,993
Posted By ryan3326
banana wrap holds water - can I drill drain holes?

Our banana wrap seems to hold water after a rain, washing, etc. and slowly "weaps" out. Can I install a handful of drain holes to help dry this out?
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 10-07-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By ryan3326
Well, I went ahead and painted it a dark charcoal...

Well, I went ahead and painted it a dark charcoal grey - almost black. Not original, but I really like it.
...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-06-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,728
Posted By ryan3326
more info

I have the same AS as the author of this post ('76 Sovereign). I do not recall seeing any rivets thru the blue AS letters on the front and rear of our trailer.
Is there another way that these were...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-06-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,714
Posted By ryan3326
we used Rustoleum "Sail Blue" and it is a perfect...

we used Rustoleum "Sail Blue" and it is a perfect 100% match to our blue beltline.

before...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments/photobucket/img_755871_0_f6dfa369cca38101a35d3c0cb35c81ba.jpg
...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 10-05-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By ryan3326
valves wont close

My '76 Sovereigns valves to open/close the black and grey water tanks do not seem to close 100%. When they are pushed all the way in - I still get an amount of waste water backed up behind the cap....
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 10-05-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By ryan3326
will i need an adaptor?

I am looking at buying a Sewer Solution. My 76 Sovereign seems to have a bayounet valve on it that isn't a typical/modern size. It is white and is maybe 1/8" larger in diameter that the modern...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 10-02-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,852
Posted By ryan3326
flat closet door hinges?

would you have a set of 4 of these available?
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-27-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,782
Posted By ryan3326
thanks for the tip - I just replaced all of my...

thanks for the tip - I just replaced all of my lenses and will give it a try.
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-25-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,565
Posted By ryan3326
unless it is on the top - I have no stand alone...

unless it is on the top - I have no stand alone radio antenna. When replacing my 8-track with a modern unit, I did have a black coaxial style antenna plug but I have no idea where it leads.
I was...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-24-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,565
Posted By ryan3326
should I remove my antennae?

I have a 76 Sovereign with a GIANT fold down antennae on top. We have replaced the 8 track player with CD/Ipod dock/Tuner and do have the antennae wire plugged in to the rear of the unit. We do not...
Forum: Winter Living 09-24-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By ryan3326
Polish looks great.

Polish looks great.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-24-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By ryan3326
Thanks, yes it is actually the "domed" lens at...

Thanks, yes it is actually the "domed" lens at the top right.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-24-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,873
Posted By ryan3326
thank you for the compliments... We bought 2...

thank you for the compliments... We bought 2 containers of Removall 220 and honestly, our 31' could have used just one. We have plenty left over. We applied the stripper as directed with a natural...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-22-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By ryan3326
taillight cover question

We have a 76 Sovereign and we are missing one tail light cover. I am not sure if the cover on the other side that matches is original or not as I am having a terrible time finding a match.
In the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-22-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,873
Posted By ryan3326
what a difference!!

Well, we went ahead and stripped using Removall 220 and can't believe the difference. I think we are going to leave her - "as-is" for a while and enjoy her. Here is a look before and after...
...
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 09-20-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,393
Posted By ryan3326
lower SS rock guards for my '76 Sovereign?

Does anyone know #1 if they will fit and #2 where I can get these? I prefer the taller version that I have seen on newer models.
Forum: Doors & Locks 09-18-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By ryan3326
'76 Sovereign - closet door hinges?

The PO removed both of our closet doors in our 76 Sovereign and we need to get them back up. The original hinges appear to have sat above and below the doors rather than on the outside. Does anyone...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-15-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By ryan3326
missing fresh water tank on '76 Sovereign

Does anyone know where i can get a replacement freshwater tank for our AS? The PO removed the under floor tank.
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 09-10-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 899
Posted By ryan3326
custom TV stand

Not satisfied with the integrity of using a wall mount for the two 20" LCD TV's that we bought for our Sovereign (and not wanting to pay $50 each), I came up with a pretty simple way to mount them...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-04-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By ryan3326
is this a light?

towards the front of my 1976 Sovereign on the drivers side, we have what looks like a light with two LED's in it facing forward. This is currently missing it's housing - anyone know what part this...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 09-03-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By ryan3326
recommendation for sealing rivet heads

what is the most recommended sealant for new rivets?
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 09-03-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By ryan3326
banana wrap color?

I have a '76 Sovereign originally with a grey banana wrap. I am debating on painting it black to match the newer models. Is there a certain type of paint or color to use? Is this difficult?
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-03-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,652
Posted By ryan3326
How do I access the tank then? Mine might also...

How do I access the tank then? Mine might also be under the floor. There is a hole in the subfloor below the fresh water fill port.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-03-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By ryan3326
Looks like they have sealed the unit housing down...

Looks like they have sealed the unit housing down - that is why i hesitated to remove the screws. If I take it off - what sealant is recommended to replace it. It is a grey colored paste it looks...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-03-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By ryan3326
What is this?

We have recently purchased our first AS - a 76 Sovereign. Located directly over the door there is a protruding (something?) I am not sure if it is a light or a vent or what. It is shrouded in...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-03-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,652
Posted By ryan3326
fresh water tank in '76 Sovereign

We just purchased our first AS and have discovered that PO removed the freshwater tank that looked to have been located under the kitchen counter/behind the oven. I would like to replace this tank...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-03-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,873
Posted By ryan3326
can I strip now and wait to polish?

We have just bought a 76 Sovereign. The exterior structure is in great shape but from a cosmetic point of view - it needs work. The clear coat has deteriorated off completely on the top and most of...
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 09-02-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,860
Posted By ryan3326
3 piece rock guard for a 31' Sovereign?

Does anyone know where I can get a 3 peice rock guard used (preferrably) or new for my 1976 31' Sovereign? I know they are substantially more expensive than a 1 piece - but I like the look better. ...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-30-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By ryan3326
is there a direct toilet replacement???

I cracked my Thetford Aqua Magic in my 1976 Sovereign middle bath and would like to know if there is a current manufacture replacement?
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-29-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,347
Posted By ryan3326
Hello Just curious to see if you were able to...

Hello
Just curious to see if you were able to replace the valve and how difficult it was? I have the same issue with my '76 Sovereign.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 08-27-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,612
Posted By ryan3326
Has anyone tried this yet? Photos would be great.

Has anyone tried this yet? Photos would be great.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-27-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,734
Posted By ryan3326
Can I paint Tambour?

Looking to either replace Tambour or paint it. It is all in perfect condition - is painting it an option?
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-27-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,536
Posted By ryan3326
paint interior walls?

Kicking around painting the interior walls of our '76 Sovereign. Can anyone advise me on the exact technique to ensure proper adhesion? I have seen where Kilz low odor oil primer is used. Is this...
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 08-26-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,132
Posted By ryan3326
do you know the cost at the Airstream store? I...

do you know the cost at the Airstream store? I have a 1976 Sovereign that I need to buy for.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-25-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,041
Posted By ryan3326
shine up without polishing?

Just bought our new 1976 Sovereign. I eventually plan to polish but don't have the time right now. Are there any alternatives to just putting a decent and even shine on our AS? Would auto paste...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-25-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By ryan3326
best way to deodorize?

We have just bought our first AS, a 1976 31' Sovereign. The previous owner left both tanks (black and grey) partially full - i would assume for a relatively long period of time prior to our...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-24-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By ryan3326
Thanks for the info. This forum is really great!!

Thanks for the info. This forum is really great!!
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 08-24-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By ryan3326
Exterior vinyl trim

I own a 1976 31' Sovereign. The exterior decorative trim that is a blue vinyl is missing in a few places. This is the trim that runs in a track the length of the AS and surrounds the logo at the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-24-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,894
Posted By ryan3326
1976 31' Sovereign rear bed idea...

Not satisfied with the full bed oriented on the side of the rear sleeping area (that leaves a bit of unused space at the very rear) - I am kicking around fabricating a custom full sized bed/mattress...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 08-23-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By ryan3326
WANTED: 70's 31' Sovereign rear twin frames

We are looking to replace an aftermarket Ikea side facing double bed with the OEM dual rear twin beds. Would anyone know where a set might be available? Has anyone fabricated their own - we are open...
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-18-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By ryan3326
Do you have a list of what would be included? I...

Do you have a list of what would be included? I would be interested.
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