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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-02-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,668
Posted By 60traveler
Hi, We are about to do the same thing with our...

Hi,
We are about to do the same thing with our 1960 Traveler. No interior skins, c-channels still on and a new sub-floor. We will bolt the sub-floor down, put screws in the c-channel and brace the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-01-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,124
Posted By 60traveler
Moving Traveler with no interior skins

Hi,
We need to move our Traveler about 90 miles and need to know what needs to be done to either tow ourselves or on a flatbed. Here are the details:

1. Most interior skins are off
2. New...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-01-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By 60traveler
Need work? We need help! (Seattle area)

Hi,
We are looking to hire someone with experience in sealing seams, reinstalling window, installing vents, etc. Our 1960 Traveler is located in Seattle and we liked to find someone in the area to...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-29-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,898
Posted By 60traveler
Any references for Timeless Trailers in Colorado?

We are thinking of having part of our restoration project finished with Timeless Trailers in Wheat Ridge, CO. Has anyone had work done with them and how have they liked it?

Does anyone have...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-30-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,284
Posted By 60traveler
Did you use one solid piece or cut the plywood...

Did you use one solid piece or cut the plywood and splice it in? we are just starting to figure out how to completely replace the subfloor in our 1960 Traveler (shell on). We don't have the wiggle...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-17-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,679
Posted By 60traveler
u-channel

steve and lynne,

thanks so much for your input on this.

lynne, congrats on a fantastic floor! it looks great. the floor is our next step and we're trying to figure out how to do it in as...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-14-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,679
Posted By 60traveler
u-channel repair: shell-on floor replacement

we are doing a total floor replacement, shell-on, on our 1960 18' traveler. we have made our chassis repairs and painted with POR-15, so that it's all nice and pretty...now we're going to cover it up...
Forum: 1955 - 1959 Globetrotter 06-27-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,179
Posted By 60traveler
Here's some pics of our frame. This is the first...

Here's some pics of our frame. This is the first time I've tried uploading images so I hope it works. Let us know where you are re-enforcing the frame. Thanks
Forum: 1955 - 1959 Globetrotter 06-27-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,179
Posted By 60traveler
congratulations on your trailer. We have a 1960...

congratulations on your trailer. We have a 1960 traveler calif. (sometimes called 18 footers) and it is completely gutted also (though we did the gutting ourselves!). We are ready for a welder to...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 05-13-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,271
Posted By 60traveler
"almosty" is what we are doing. we have the...

"almosty" is what we are doing. we have the sub-floor almost totally out except around the edges. Time to brace (and pray) and take out the rest of it. then fix the frame, de-rust it and rust proof....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 05-05-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,001
Posted By 60traveler
hi bb, we are replacing the whole sub-floor in...

hi bb,
we are replacing the whole sub-floor in our 60 traveler and happy to be doing so. We've gone through a huge learning curve but will be happy that we have good bones. This way we have access...
Forum: 1956 - 1965 Caravel 04-30-2005, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By 60traveler
we are just about read to start taking our sub...

we are just about read to start taking our sub floor out. The front part of the belly pan came off today----welll, most of it. It's so pitted and corroded that we snipped it along under the tounge....
Forum: 1956 - 1965 Caravel 04-28-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By 60traveler
are you taking the whole sub floor out at once...

are you taking the whole sub floor out at once and did you end up bracing the shell? Send us a pic if you can. We are going to start taking out our sub floor this weekend and don't know if we should...
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-21-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,526
Posted By 60traveler
Hi Gary, trailer-dealer on e-bay has a lot of...

Hi Gary,
trailer-dealer on e-bay has a lot of info on trailers----old magazines, manuals, etc. (he's in Germany and easy to deal with) I purchased some old magazines from him (on cd's) and he might...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-18-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,377
Posted By 60traveler
Thanks to everyone for letting us ask a lot of...

Thanks to everyone for letting us ask a lot of questions, look at your trailers, and show off our photos. Everyone was so patient with us. We hope to have our trailer ready for the next get together....
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-14-2005, 01:05 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,377
Posted By 60traveler
We are planning on arriving mid-day Sat. and will...

We are planning on arriving mid-day Sat. and will be in a tent (we may not stay if it is really raining since we won't have the protection of our Airstream ...though we are bringing pictures of...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 01-29-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By 60traveler
sticky vent cover openers

when we purchased our 60 traveler, we were missing one of the original 14" x 14" aluminum hehr vent covers. we have finally located a replacement and are gearing up to install it.
the question is...
Forum: Parts Archive 04-23-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,347
Posted By 60traveler
Hi Steve, you can have our split rims when we get...

Hi Steve, you can have our split rims when we get new ones, if you really want them. Stacia
Forum: Parts Archive 04-22-2004, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,683
Posted By 60traveler
Hi, We have a 1960 traveler and need two vents...

Hi,
We have a 1960 traveler and need two vents also. Let us know if you find a hidden source. We were thinking of taking the one we have into a metal shop and having them fabricating them. Perhaps...
Forum: Parts Archive 04-22-2004, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,347
Posted By 60traveler
How about roof vents? The square ones? Thanks,...

How about roof vents? The square ones? Thanks, Stacia
Forum: Parts Archive 09-06-2003, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,477
Posted By 60traveler
Hi, If you had a Princess stove/range (ours is a...

Hi, If you had a Princess stove/range (ours is a 640) do you have any oven racks and/or burner pieces? Thanks, stacia
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-06-2003, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,043
Posted By 60traveler
Hi Deb, We need to replace all 6 studs on one...

Hi Deb,
We need to replace all 6 studs on one side of our 60 traveler (long story). Would you please post where you found them (we are in Seattle so it would be good info to have!)? Thanks!
...
Forum: Parts Archive 08-20-2003, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,664
Posted By 60traveler
how much are you asking for them (2??)? Thanks,...

how much are you asking for them (2??)? Thanks, Stacia
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-11-2003, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,043
Posted By 60traveler
i don't think our corrosion is coming from the...

i don't think our corrosion is coming from the frame or u-channels. from looking at pictures before we gutted the trailer, the damaged areas are located (1) where there were wooden supports for the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-11-2003, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By 60traveler
thanks for all your great wisdom...we're so...

thanks for all your great wisdom...we're so grateful for this forum!
based on this info and some advice from friends, we decided to go with the 5.4L. we think this was the wiser thing to do.
once...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-10-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,043
Posted By 60traveler
interior wall corrosion?

One thing leads to another...
We have gutted the interior of our 1960 Traveler so that we can replace all the plumbing and lay a new cork floor. While scrubbing down the walls yesterday, I noticed...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-05-2003, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By 60traveler
f150 w/ a 4.6 vi

We maybe buying a 2003 f150 supercab 4.6 v8, 4x2, with the 3.55 differntial axle. Our trailer is a 60 Traveler with wet weight(guessing from what we've read) about 3,500. Dry is around 2,300 to...
Forum: Floor Finishes 07-22-2003, 09:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,344
Posted By 60traveler
hi john- i was just at ehc yesterday; what i...

hi john-
i was just at ehc yesterday; what i didn't realize before was that the cork tile special they currently have is an in-store thing, so that wasn't listed on the web site. however, they do...
Forum: Floor Finishes 07-19-2003, 10:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,344
Posted By 60traveler
Hi John, Rats. You may want to check out...

Hi John,
Rats. You may want to check out Environmental Home Center's website, www.built-e.com. They are headquarted here in Seattle but have a national presence. They are also running a special on...
Forum: Floor Finishes 07-18-2003, 04:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,344
Posted By 60traveler
hi john- we are considering cork flooring for...

hi john-
we are considering cork flooring for our '60 traveler. would love to see any pictures you may have...
martha
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 06-24-2003, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,758
Posted By 60traveler
need to replace the wheel...are there jacking points?

howdy-
we recently purchased a 1960 traveler. in the process of towing her home, we discovered that 4 of the 6 lug nuts had come off :eek:
to make a long (and scary) story short, the remainder of...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 06-19-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By 60traveler
a follow up question: do we need to remove the...

a follow up question: do we need to remove the belly pan to access the chassis? :confused:
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 06-19-2003, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By 60traveler
Thank you---i'm glad i waited. It's those simple...

Thank you---i'm glad i waited. It's those simple pointers from seasoned a/s veterans that make this forum so valuable. Stacia
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 06-18-2003, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By 60traveler
jacking up 1960 travler

Hi,
We have a 1960 Traveler with the original axle and leaf spring suspension. I looked on the forum for how to jack it up to change one of the wheels but couldn't find anything. we are brand new...
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