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Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 10-13-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,912
Posted By ZoomZoom
Grote 46783-3 with a die cast base on Amazon for...

Grote 46783-3 with a die cast base on Amazon for $5.73, 46792-3 with the plastic base for $1.86

Greg
Forum: Axles 09-04-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,473
Posted By ZoomZoom
Dexter will install shock brackets on axles built...

Dexter will install shock brackets on axles built in Indiana, but not in Oklahoma.
Greg
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-01-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By ZoomZoom
I'd have to argue that point, the shear strength...

I'd have to argue that point, the shear strength of the Olympic is much greater than the softer buck rivet, and by rolling the Olympic in sealer before installation you can get sealer at the back.
...
Forum: Doors & Locks 07-06-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,087
Posted By ZoomZoom
Sorry but the lock pictured is a Trimark lock,...

Sorry but the lock pictured is a Trimark lock, usually about $50 at most RV Dealers, there is a knock off from a company called FasTec that's only about $36 The FasTec is a M/N 43610-00-SP

Greg
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-06-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By ZoomZoom
Carlisle makes a good electric over hydraulic...

Carlisle makes a good electric over hydraulic actuator and it's readily available at places like Redneck Trailer and any RV shop that uses Stag Parkway as a supplier, the new actuators use a smaller...
Forum: Vintage Kin 07-04-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By ZoomZoom
Your best resource may be a qualified Airstream...

Your best resource may be a qualified Airstream dealer, you have C&G in Bellflower very close to the Airstream.
Greg
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-04-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By ZoomZoom
There's plenty of metal mass at the dzus socket,...

There's plenty of metal mass at the dzus socket, I've recommended to customers that they could use a 1" long #8 SMS instead of the dzus fasteners, if you need new fasteners they're available at...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-04-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,808
Posted By ZoomZoom
How about stuff Airstream used to put in the...

How about stuff Airstream used to put in the trailers, like the counter mount Margarita maker......Nutone blender.

Greg
Forum: Windows & Screens 06-25-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By ZoomZoom
Insurance should cover replacement of both the...

Insurance should cover replacement of both the Rockguard and the dented segment, we have it why be afraid to use insurance?

Greg
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 06-24-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By ZoomZoom
It's an EVERPURE #150, I've seen them on amazon...

It's an EVERPURE #150, I've seen them on amazon and eBay, Northwest Trailer Supply is an RV Distributor that handles them.

Greg
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-24-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,778
Posted By ZoomZoom
My 2007 AWD Denali is a 6.2 all aluminum block...

My 2007 AWD Denali is a 6.2 all aluminum block 386HP 403FP torque with the tow selection option and 6 speed, it greatly changes the shift points and affects engine braking, sounds odd but I actually...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 06-23-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By ZoomZoom
Airstream uses and recommends Acryl-R, but the...

Airstream uses and recommends Acryl-R, but the dispenser is costly, Sikaflex 221 is a very nice substitute.

Greg
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 06-17-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By ZoomZoom
You'll need a Dextar (Dexter) WH156-655. That'll...

You'll need a Dextar (Dexter) WH156-655. That'll get you a 15 x 6 wheel with a 6 lug pattern on a 5 1/2" diameter bolt circle and a 0" offset and a 2600# rating, should be less than $50 ea.

Greg
Forum: Axles 06-11-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By ZoomZoom
Or you can order a Dexter axle 11TF60-655E is...

Or you can order a Dexter axle 11TF60-655E is what you'll need. You'll need to specify High Profile brackets, Reverse brackets for Airstream. The original down angle was/is 22 1/2. The outside to...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 06-04-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By ZoomZoom
Looks like all you need is a tumbler. Greg

Looks like all you need is a tumbler.

Greg
Forum: General Interior Topics 04-08-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By ZoomZoom
The Thetford Style II and Style Plus are both...

The Thetford Style II and Style Plus are both china bowls, replumb you inlet with a short flex hose.

Greg
Forum: Axles 04-08-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By ZoomZoom
1965 Globetrotter had a 4K axle from the factory,...

1965 Globetrotter had a 4K axle from the factory, so given the 10%-15% add for the tongue weight you'd have between a 4400-4600# GVWR.
Greg
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 04-08-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,582
Posted By ZoomZoom
Couple of options for you, some diesels can have...

Couple of options for you, some diesels can have a cam driven vacuum pump installed.
You can install an electric over hydraulic pump to operate the disc, Carlisle makes a decent one, there are...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 03-28-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By ZoomZoom
Same spindle as used today, #42, new drum would...

Same spindle as used today, #42, new drum would be a Dexter 8-201-5UC3, 5200# rated 12 x 2, 6 on 5.5"
Greg
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 12-15-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,795
Posted By ZoomZoom
20'' extension with a 13" actuating screw as...

20'' extension with a 13" actuating screw as opposed to the more common 8" screw.
Greg
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 10-08-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,643
Posted By ZoomZoom
There is a 3/16" rivet available with a larger...

There is a 3/16" rivet available with a larger head that's used for underbelly repairs such as you're describing.
Greg
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-02-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,575
Posted By ZoomZoom
Turn the arms over, LH to RH RH to LH. Make sure...

Turn the arms over, LH to RH RH to LH. Make sure the spring bars are seated solidly when unit is straight, a little light lube oil might help.
Greg
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 09-08-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By ZoomZoom
The bronze dump valves and aluminum drain...

The bronze dump valves and aluminum drain fittings haven't been available for many years, may find someone who has some old ones, otherwise it's a conversion to the newer style Thetford fittings....
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-08-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By ZoomZoom
Some of the aftermarket coatings may chalk after...

Some of the aftermarket coatings may chalk after awhile, this will cause white streaking, not good, this may be why they included the clear coat to act as a sealer.
Greg
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-08-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,807
Posted By ZoomZoom
Airstream doesn't hang anything off the rear end,...

Airstream doesn't hang anything off the rear end, never have. Damage will occur from the extra weight. No hitches, no bike racks, no ladders.
Greg
Forum: Awnings 06-01-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By ZoomZoom
Yes, just shorten the tube and have the fabric...

Yes, just shorten the tube and have the fabric shortened. A word of caution though, if it's a patio (curbside) awning only cut the front as the back has a dimple a certain length from the end to stop...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-03-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,698
Posted By ZoomZoom
Looks like the kind of buckle that appears when...

Looks like the kind of buckle that appears when the front end is dropped, of the ball or jack stand, when that 600-800 pounds hits the ground something gives.

Greg
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 02-11-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By ZoomZoom
The little hole is a nutsert that Airstream put...

The little hole is a nutsert that Airstream put in for a vent to the top of the battery cover (not very safe or effective)
The black gate valve is an addition, non-Airstream, probably to allow the...
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-20-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By ZoomZoom
The '69 window from Airstream is Lexan, consider...

The '69 window from Airstream is Lexan, consider replacing with a 1970 up wing window, all you have to do is put a small patch at the lower corner. I've recommended this to alot of customers as you...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-18-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By ZoomZoom
The tank removes from the bottom, held in place...

The tank removes from the bottom, held in place by a piece of 1" plywood, cover by a piece of underbelly aluminum, all secured by a stick of steel angle across the front edge of the plywood. Easy to...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 12-18-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,045
Posted By ZoomZoom
They will fit, I've installed them on those exact...

They will fit, I've installed them on those exact wheels.
Greg
Forum: Fun & Games 11-28-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,747
Posted By ZoomZoom
Toys - Airstream swag

Saw this on Amazon.com Rome # 2034 tablecloth weights
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-07-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,441
Posted By ZoomZoom
Our second amendment is one we fought for and...

Our second amendment is one we fought for and still fight for.
Greg
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 10-23-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,721
Posted By ZoomZoom
Dometic only has the 11K and 13.K available with...

Dometic only has the 11K and 13.K available with the ADB (air distribution box) the 15K has to be used with a ducted ceiling assembly. Heat strips are available with the ADB system. Dometic also...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-10-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,162
Posted By ZoomZoom
Lowes in Riverside CA had 3, now 2. Greg

Lowes in Riverside CA had 3, now 2.
Greg
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-13-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By ZoomZoom
Here's some real tough stuff, local plastic shops...

Here's some real tough stuff, local plastic shops should carry it.
Makrolon - Home (http://www.makrolon.com/bms/db-rsc/makroloncmsr6.nsf/id/home_en)
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-10-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By ZoomZoom
Only single pane windows available, for your year...

Only single pane windows available, for your year they are clear, starting I think about 79 they were tinted a solar gray.
Forum: Awnings 09-10-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By ZoomZoom
Because of the rear compartment Zip Dee/Airstream...

Because of the rear compartment Zip Dee/Airstream wants the awning to be mounted on the vertical row of rivets directly in front of the compartment, later years the door was moved forward or deleted....
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 07-31-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,063
Posted By ZoomZoom
There's a product available called FOLEX that...

There's a product available called FOLEX that will remove just about anything from fabrics, combine that with a Wet/Dry vac and it may do the trick...Lowes, Home Depot both cary it.
Greg
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-20-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By ZoomZoom
12 x 2 probably Alko-Kober (used to be Hayes)...

12 x 2 probably Alko-Kober (used to be Hayes) most common replacemnet now would be the Dexter.
Greg
Forum: Fun & Games 07-19-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By ZoomZoom
It was sent to all Airstream dealers a few years...

It was sent to all Airstream dealers a few years ago.
Greg
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-19-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,795
Posted By ZoomZoom
All the large windows have three.....you need...

All the large windows have three.....you need one.....middle one becomes a donor. You don't need all 3 on the front, most of them had rockguards, if not the air pressure driving will keep it shut....
Forum: Our Community 07-19-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By ZoomZoom
Really depends on your planned use, obviously...

Really depends on your planned use, obviously plumbing would be most important...if you plan on doing it yourself you'll save alot of money, parts for the plimbing probably around $4-$500 for...
Forum: 1964 Bambi II 07-19-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By ZoomZoom
Yes, several, the shearing you read about is due...

Yes, several, the shearing you read about is due to the very small spindle used in the Bambi and Caravel Airstreams in the early 60's. Go with a 3500# axle with the original 10" brakes, you may find...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-19-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By ZoomZoom
The brakes are rated per axle, not per wheel,...

The brakes are rated per axle, not per wheel, 6k......3k per wheel...etc. don't forget that at any one point in braking or any rolling situation one (in the case of tandem) or 1 or 2 (in the case of...
Forum: Our Community 07-18-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By ZoomZoom
It needs all the copper tubing replaced with Pex,...

It needs all the copper tubing replaced with Pex, probably the faucets too, to many rubber hose patches in the pictures. The rear end has some indication of seperation from the body to frame, one...
Forum: Windows & Screens 07-08-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,500
Posted By ZoomZoom
You'll need a 20" 2 x 4 for a medium window and a...

You'll need a 20" 2 x 4 for a medium window and a 30" 2 x 4 for a large window, 2 people and a 3# sledge hammer, tap the hinge into the mating hinge while someone holds the window at a little above...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-05-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,687
Posted By ZoomZoom
You'll need to access the fastners holding the...

You'll need to access the fastners holding the floor channel to the floor, some screws and carriage bolts to the outriggers. You dont need to remove the entire lower skin, if sections are not going...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-04-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By ZoomZoom
Correct, but they're telling you a 17/32" bit for...

Correct, but they're telling you a 17/32" bit for a 1/2 bolt, so a little wiggle and no problem with fitting a 1/2 bolt thru the "C" channel if you only have a 1/2" bit.
Greg
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-04-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By ZoomZoom
http://www.reeseprod.com/fitguides/pdf/N26002.pdf...

http://www.reeseprod.com/fitguides/pdf/N26002.pdf
If this is the product you're installing it's a 7/16 drill, see page 4 of instructions.
Greg
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