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Forum: Member Introductions 06-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,079
Posted By vintageracer
At least it made from Jackson Center to Tucson...

At least it made from Jackson Center to Tucson without the headliner coming loose!
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-26-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By vintageracer
Get a NEW modern design large internal tube style...

Get a NEW modern design large internal tube style aluminum radiator.

IF as the OP says the previous owner did not replace the water pump when they installed the new crate engine you can bet you...
Forum: Boondocking 05-26-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,057
Posted By vintageracer
This is my ground tent. SHIFTPOD Best...

This is my ground tent.

SHIFTPOD

Best tent I ever had for all situations. Amazing how many places and different types of events that this tent works well at.

It fit's nicely in or on top of...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 05-24-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,146
Posted By vintageracer
$5K unit at BEST in the condition shown in the...

$5K unit at BEST in the condition shown in the pictures and description.

The overall condition, not running or driving for years, "May Pop tires", seller's location and seller's that do not know...
Forum: Tires 05-20-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,379
Posted By vintageracer
I find that interesting! I have never had...

I find that interesting!

I have never had any sidewall cracking issues with Firestone Transforce tires however EVERY MICHELIN tire I have ever owned ALWAYS end up with side wall cracking. Yes I...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-19-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,577
Posted By vintageracer
Irregardless - Wikipedia ...

Irregardless - Wikipedia

"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irregardless

Irregardless is a word sometimes used in place of regardless or irrespective which has caused controversy since the early...
Forum: Airstream History 05-14-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By vintageracer
Was that first picture taken in the "Early 60's"...

Was that first picture taken in the "Early 60's" OR are all the people in the first picture in their "Early 60's"?
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-14-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,577
Posted By vintageracer
SELL IT NOW!!! Sell it yourself. Lose...

SELL IT NOW!!!

Sell it yourself.

Lose your $10K.

Take your lumps and smile the whole time!

Continue paying YOURSELF that $475.00 a month payment sticking that monthly payment in a...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-12-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By vintageracer
The economy is good and many folks have lot's of...

The economy is good and many folks have lot's of disposable money for toys.

That being said the PRICE of those toys must still MATCH the CONDITION of the item when selling anything that people...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-10-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,079
Posted By vintageracer
Now you know why the original owner decided so...

Now you know why the original owner decided so very quickly they no longer liked their new "Nest"!
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-10-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By vintageracer
Sell you current project Airstream and go buy a...

Sell you current project Airstream and go buy a properly restored and EXPENSIVE vintage Airstream from one of the well known Airstream restorers.

You will be YEARS ahead in time enjoyed in your...
Forum: On The Road... 05-05-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,824
Posted By vintageracer
Boondocking is more difficult East of the...

Boondocking is more difficult East of the Mississippi as there is no BLM land out East just State and National Parks. This is where the Apps mentioned above can really help to keep you out of the...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 05-04-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 240,389
Posted By vintageracer
GREAT STUFF for window leaks and other leaks...

GREAT STUFF for window leaks and other leaks around the trailer.

https://www.amazon.com/Captain-Tolleys-Creeping-Crack-Bottle/dp/B00JQ6XHWC
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-01-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By vintageracer
There can be many differences in Extended...

There can be many differences in Extended Warranties offered via Franchise OEM Dealer's, Internet or Used Vehicle Dealers. READ THE WARRANTY OFFER COMPLETELY and understand completely what you are...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-01-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By vintageracer
Welcome to the world of OLD and ROTTEN Airstream...

Welcome to the world of OLD and ROTTEN Airstream trailers.

Now you know why there are so many old GUTTED Airstream trailers for sale across the USA. They certainly come apart easily it's that...
Forum: On The Road... 04-30-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,515
Posted By vintageracer
You got your 15 minutes of FAME!

You got your 15 minutes of FAME!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-29-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 145,939
Posted By vintageracer
You are a patient and determined man Mr. Miller. ...

You are a patient and determined man Mr. Miller.

I have been reading about this build for almost 3 years now.

The end is in sight!
Forum: Our Community 04-25-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,627
Posted By vintageracer
YES! Here's exactly what "Can" happen when...

YES!

Here's exactly what "Can" happen when manufacturer's demands a deposit of 30+% or more of the final selling price UPFRONT as was done by Lil Snoozy.

40+ people are out their $10,000...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 04-23-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By vintageracer
Just looked at registering for this event coming...

Just looked at registering for this event coming as a spectator for one day.

Rather surprised at the cost for a ticket for one day of $95.00/day.

I then looked at the camping +1 ticket is...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-20-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By vintageracer
Yes Advantech weighs more than plywood however...

Yes Advantech weighs more than plywood however not substantially more. Being an engineered product it looks a lot like OSB HOWEVER that's the only similarity. The additional weight comes from the...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 04-19-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 240,389
Posted By vintageracer
You ass and my ass use the same Dentist!

You ass and my ass use the same Dentist!
Forum: Our Community 04-17-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,627
Posted By vintageracer
Guys tow 24-30 ft tag heavily loaded enclosed...

Guys tow 24-30 ft tag heavily loaded enclosed rectangular box car trailers all the time all over the country that are just as long, just as tall or taller and certainly loaded heavier than the LV...
Forum: On The Road... 04-17-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,948
Posted By vintageracer
The driver's test and manual says stay to the...

The driver's test and manual says stay to the RIGHT lane unless overtaking a slower vehicle.

It does not say stay in the center lane and certainly does not say go the far left lane as fast as you...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-17-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By vintageracer
How to ESTIMATE THE COST & TIME NEEDED for the...

How to ESTIMATE THE COST & TIME NEEDED for the "Renovation" of an Airstream Trailer:


Make your Best Renovation Cost Estimate (Money Needed) for the renovation of...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-17-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By vintageracer
Take a look at JM Huber "Advantech" flooring...

Take a look at JM Huber "Advantech" flooring material available at your local Home Depot/Loews.

It's sub-floor material for homes that is also a much better choice over plywood. It's cheaper than...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-15-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,273
Posted By vintageracer
With the average new Airstream buyer being about...

With the average new Airstream buyer being about 80 years old (wink, wink) the reality is the Airstream you buy now will be the Airstream you or your heirs will sell in a couple of years.

With...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-15-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By vintageracer
Drive your MoHo to any automotive paint supply...

Drive your MoHo to any automotive paint supply store or in many instances your local O'reilly's or Napa auto parts store. Many have an automotive paint department within the store. They can SCAN your...
Forum: Tires 04-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By vintageracer
How many of you guys have EVER had a BAD new or...

How many of you guys have EVER had a BAD new or old design Michelin tire?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-10-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,650
Posted By vintageracer
Just remember that "Pulling" the trailer isn't...

Just remember that "Pulling" the trailer isn't that difficult however "Stopping" the TRUCK & TRAILER is a lot more difficult.

Always give the braking capability of the tow vehicle & trailer...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 04-09-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,566
Posted By vintageracer
Rare? No! Desirable? Yes! The...

Rare?

No!

Desirable?

Yes!

The market trend towards smaller campers is also pretty much true with ANY vintage camper trailer brand today. The smaller/shorter/lighter the camper the more...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 03-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,146
Posted By vintageracer
Yep!!! Dat Be It!

Yep!!!

Dat Be It!
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 03-11-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By vintageracer
The Garmin In-Reach comes up for sale on a...

The Garmin In-Reach comes up for sale on a special at Costco a couple of times a year.

Here is a thread on Expedition Portal about the value of this device for those who like to hike or camp in...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 03-11-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,146
Posted By vintageracer
A 20 foot Argosy MH is sitting on the NORTH side...

A 20 foot Argosy MH is sitting on the NORTH side of Interstate 40 West (on your right when heading West) about 10-15 miles WEST of the Memphis TN after crossing the Mississippi River bridge on I-40...
Forum: On The Road... 03-10-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By vintageracer
IF you boondock camp a lot or like to hike trails...

IF you boondock camp a lot or like to hike trails in east of nowhere a Garmin Inreach can save your life in an emergency situation.

Don't leave camp without one!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-06-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By vintageracer
It continues to get worse!

It continues to get worse!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By vintageracer
Be Glad You Do Not Have a Deposit Paid On A New Lil Snoozy Trailer

How many more RV manufacturer's will follow Hymer NA and Lil Snoozy?

Apparently 45 families had orders on the books with hefty deposits paid.
...
Forum: Trailer Values 02-24-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By vintageracer
One way to find out if yur "Thinkin" is right. ...

One way to find out if yur "Thinkin" is right.

Go make the offer and see if you buy it!
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-24-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,359
Posted By vintageracer
Here is one of my vehicles I use for some...

Here is one of my vehicles I use for some "Overlanding" if you will!

2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 4WD Van. Originally built for the Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) as a Bomb Technician Van. 8.1...
Forum: On The Road... 02-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,667
Posted By vintageracer
One thing you will NOT see in Arkansas anymore is...

One thing you will NOT see in Arkansas anymore is Bill & Hillary Clinton!
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-18-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By vintageracer
That's what Airstream of Scottsdale was "Pimping"...

That's what Airstream of Scottsdale was "Pimping" on their trailers they were showing at their display at Barrett Jackson last month.

I took pictures on my phone of their price sheets posted on...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-17-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By vintageracer
:eek:: Make sure you finance that Airstream...

:eek::

Make sure you finance that Airstream for 20 years.

That way your payment will only be $1,000/month with $10K down!!!

Can you believe people actually do this????
Forum: On The Road... 02-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By vintageracer
Here is another reason to consider a Garmin...

Here is another reason to consider a Garmin In-Reach GPS device!

https://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/missing-in-baja-update-feb-10th-located-all-is-well.202645/
Forum: On The Road... 02-10-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By vintageracer
You should consider a Garmin In-Reach or other...

You should consider a Garmin In-Reach or other type of GPS communicator/Emergency locator versus a SAT phone. This type of communicator is probably a better choice for what you need based upon your...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-10-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,689
Posted By vintageracer
Your Overlanding, Camping in the woods or on the...

Your Overlanding, Camping in the woods or on the trail with your trailer or rig.

Nature calls.

It's so good to be a guy.

When there are tree's around even better!!!

Nothing like a...
Forum: Boondocking 02-01-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,153
Posted By vintageracer
A few GOOD Battery powered tools with charger...

A few GOOD Battery powered tools with charger such as an Impact for tire service, drill/driver for repairs and a small chainsaw for trails/wood when "bookdocking".

A pair of "Maxtrax" can be...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-31-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,641
Posted By vintageracer
Be aware that many of the states are now...

Be aware that many of the states are now "Cracking Down" on their residents registering expensive vehicles, bus's and trailer's in Montana with a Montana LLC to avoid paying sales tax and other fee's...
Forum: On The Road... 01-30-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,491
Posted By vintageracer
Not quite true! A privately owned and only...

Not quite true!

A privately owned and only for Personal Use UTILITY trailer is not required to be titled and licensed in the State of Tennessee. A utility/cargo trailer used for business or...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-30-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,897
Posted By vintageracer
MAXTRAX! Expensive as Hell however they work...

MAXTRAX!

Expensive as Hell however they work GREAT for vehicle recovery from most any "STUCK" situation.

The industry standard for vehicle recovery in the Overlanding community in which I...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-26-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,488
Posted By vintageracer
As mentioned in an earlier go with JM Huber...

As mentioned in an earlier go with JM Huber "Advantech" for your sub floor board. MUCH cheaper @ $35.00 or less for a 4x8 foot sheet and works great. Yes you can also screw into this board. You...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 01-23-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By vintageracer
I have used my "Paintless Dent" guy to repair...

I have used my "Paintless Dent" guy to repair dents/dings in Airstream trailers.

Depending upon the damage the results have been SPECTACULAR "IF" it is the type of damage he feels comfortable...
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