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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-06-2017, 07:36 PM
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Posted By streamahead
1958 Airstream Overlander 26 - Utah

Title: 1958 Airstream Overlander 26 - Utah
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Airstream Enthusiasts! This amazing find is located in Salt Lake City, Utah..

GRRR!! I can't...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 07-21-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By streamahead
1966 Airstream Tradewind 24 - Utah

Title: 1966 Airstream Tradewind 24 - Utah
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

I can't seem to get more than one pic uploaded.. I can send (text or email) as many as you want.. ...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 12-17-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By streamahead
62 GT Carlson Catalyst Heater Problem!

Hi Gang,

I'm trying to get my 62 Globetrotter prepped for a long winter get away.. The original Carlson model 12 (12,000 btu) catalyst heater is having issues. It won't stay burning...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 11-21-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By streamahead
1964 Airstream Tradewind 24 - Utah

Title: 1964 Airstream Tradewind 24 - Utah
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

1964 Tradewind, 24'. International model. That means it is loaded with all Airstream had...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-18-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By streamahead
Hehr window frame source, help!

HI,
Does anybody know of a parts trailer or someone with a good stash of hehr window frames? I have a 63 Globetrotter that had an a/c unit installed in a side window.. approx 18x28.5" is the size.....
Forum: Full-Timing 06-29-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,637
Posted By streamahead
Well said Andy. I would add that a house is...

Well said Andy.

I would add that a house is the perfect tool to allow your life to be on an indefinite cruise control. Years just tick by in a house. Most of your memories from the years in the...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-28-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,868
Posted By streamahead
I own and use Honda 2000eu's for years.. I think...

I own and use Honda 2000eu's for years.. I think ive seen one not start once. They are extremely reliable and quiet.. I think Honda quality is tough to compete with.. I believe their factory...
Forum: Floor Finishes 06-27-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,871
Posted By streamahead
I gutted my 61 GT and installed 1.5"x.5" quarter...

I gutted my 61 GT and installed 1.5"x.5" quarter sawn oak throughout the entire interior. My subfloor was mint and I sealed it with a product Ive forgotten the name of.. Its been in for close to 3...
Forum: Windows & Screens 05-27-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By streamahead
Steve, We really need a little more info...

Steve,

We really need a little more info here.. Like does the original frame exist? And has it or the opening been modified? If the frame is present, then you have an easier fix, so long as the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-24-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,729
Posted By streamahead
Not offended.. Youre right.. most places...

Not offended..

Youre right.. most places $50 doesn't get the guy on his knees to tell you its $300.. But, there are exceptions, like you mentioned.. Just 2 days ago, I took my old Jeep down to a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-24-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,729
Posted By streamahead
Nobody has responded to your proposed fix to the...

Nobody has responded to your proposed fix to the frame work.. Something along those lines is what came to mind immediately. If in doubt.. or for a professional second opinion.. clean up the area, so...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-21-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,521
Posted By streamahead
Tim, I haven't post pics of the GT. Im...

Tim,

I haven't post pics of the GT. Im having computer issues, and cant figure out how do it from my phone! But, I will eventually. Their like an old house.. their never "done". I haven't...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-20-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,521
Posted By streamahead
Holy Smokes

Hi Tim and Jen,

Jason here.. the guy that sold you that GIANT project!! I just stumbled onto your thread. Wow, you guys are not messing around! You have more than one upped me in project size. ...
Forum: On The Road... 05-19-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By streamahead
Successful 1st trip.. except for the moto carrier!

Im now back from a 9-10 day outing after a 3 year renovation of my 61 Globetrotter! The old GT performed very well.. Really enjoyed my time with it and in it. Towing it was another story. I know...
Forum: On The Road... 05-09-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By streamahead
Do it twice.. How about thrice!

It seems that many things were done twice.. Or three times. I didn't take the interior walls out or the shell off, but.. It was completely gutted. It has been a fun project, but so far is much much...
Forum: On The Road... 05-08-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By streamahead
3 years later.. It will make its maiden voyage, join me in Southern Utah!.

Hey Gang!!

Well.. it started off a little over 3 years ago, when I purchased my 61 Globetrotter and intended to just put a new floor down.. not sub floor.. that was 100% solid. Anyway, I kicked...
Forum: On The Road... 05-07-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By streamahead
3 years later.. It will make its maiden voyage, join me in Southern Utah!.

Well.. Its been a little over 3 years since I purchased my 61 Globetrotter. Some of you may recall seeing some of my initial posts.. all I wanted was a new floor.. well, one thing led to another......
Forum: On The Road... 05-06-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By streamahead
When?

Im not sure you mentioned, specifically when? If you are going from June 1 on.. It will be hot.. really hot. Too hot for me. I would seek elevation. Utah's mountains are every bit as breath...
Forum: Floor Finishes 04-10-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,794
Posted By streamahead
back on the attack

Someone reading my old thread here has inquired about the progress.. well, last year the progress consisted of getting a new axle installed.. Thats all I got done. This year, i am on the attack! Yes...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 07-30-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By streamahead
Thanks guys.. I looked at the link to window...

Thanks guys.. I looked at the link to window re-seal.. that will be helpful. So, the exterior frame is buck riveted to the 4 piece inner frame, correct? I understand what youre saying about...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 07-30-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By streamahead
Removing window frames '61 GT

With the interior gutted in my 6/61 GT, im now looking at those crusty windows and frames. Ive read a good deal about removing the windows, but haven't found any threads on removing the frames? ...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-14-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,750
Posted By streamahead
I thought I should give an update and answer a...

I thought I should give an update and answer a few of the questions out there.

Yes, I will top coat it.. Jury is still out on what product. Ive always been pro-poly.. I know theres a lot of...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-16-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,750
Posted By streamahead
Thanks gang.. I was stuck on a quarter sawn oak...

Thanks gang.. I was stuck on a quarter sawn oak floor.. obviously not sanded and top coated yet.. the grain isn't exactly popping yet, but it will. I hand picked every board, got some great...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-15-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,750
Posted By streamahead
I just wanted a new floor.. and now..

Ive always been anti gut.. I see way too many old trailers that were gutted, never to be put back together. I bought this 62 GT in nice mostly orig condition. Really just wanted to install a new...
Forum: Floor Finishes 05-11-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,794
Posted By streamahead
Quarter-sawn oak subfloor prep

No one could talk me out of having custom milled 1/2" x 1.5" quarter sawn white oak "real" wood flooring.. I picked it up from the mill today, looks pretty.

So, Im down to the original...
Forum: On The Road... 05-05-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,278
Posted By streamahead
Ive dreamed of running a similar kind of resort. ...

Ive dreamed of running a similar kind of resort. So, its intriguing to me. I live in SLC, Utah. Ive finally replaced my totaled 69 Safari with a 62 GT.. Ive been trying and hoping to have it ready...
Forum: Axles 09-16-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By streamahead
Well.. thats exactly what I thought.. and...

Well.. thats exactly what I thought.. and offered. $2K. Ive been dealing with the owners brother.. a middleman... Im pretty sure he is not interested in selling it for that.. But thats what I feel...
Forum: Axles 09-15-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By streamahead
Thanks for the info.. $1,500 for parts.. thats...

Thanks for the info.. $1,500 for parts.. thats about what i would have guessed. Im reading more about the axles and the rear end seperation.. Ive looked under the fiberglass basin area (from rear...
Forum: Axles 09-15-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By streamahead
Andy, You were they guy I was hoping would...

Andy,
You were they guy I was hoping would respond. The picture was taken empty and not hooked up to a vehicle. It seems you can pretty well count on replacing the axles on these old Airstreams if...
Forum: Axles 09-15-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By streamahead
Inspecting '71 Overlander.. Axles and more

Hey Gang,

This is what Ive been looking at to replace my totaled 69 Safari.. I found this in my hood.. Just around the corner!

So, the owner of this 71 Overlander has been nice enough to let me...
Forum: Airstreams on eBay 09-14-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By streamahead
1970 GT ends today in Austin TX, fair deal?

Im still on the hunt to replace my 69 Safari. I have a 71 Overlander at my house right now that im looking over.. Kinda thinking its not the one. I really like the 69/70 model years. still have a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-14-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,118
Posted By streamahead
Step up to the real deal.. You dont have to go...

Step up to the real deal.. You dont have to go fast... but you will want to, and this will do it. I custom made this 06 CRF 450 street legal. I would recommend a dirt bike that has a street legal...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-31-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By streamahead
Yes.. I wish I could afford one. I dont want a...

Yes.. I wish I could afford one. I dont want a payment tho.. 3 times the money.. probably 3 times the truck..! I like the older Tundras.. Power and weight wise, I bet its close to what the new...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 08-30-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,849
Posted By streamahead
When crossing over speakers correctly, small...

When crossing over speakers correctly, small often stock (factory) speakers are adequate.. Let the sub-woofer process the bass, and those little guys can rock without distorting.
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 08-30-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,849
Posted By streamahead
Nice work guys.. I think the head unit install...

Nice work guys.. I think the head unit install will be strait forward.. The factory speaker wire gauge is a little weak for new speakers.. I think.. Maybe I can run new wire easily enough up front,...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 08-30-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,849
Posted By streamahead
anyone have pics of a custom stereo install? including subwoofer in old stream

Im nearing the purchase of my next Airstream.. 71 Overlander. My priorities are not what most people would agree with. But tunes are important. Im not a Tv watcher. Ive read some archives of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-30-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By streamahead
Thanks Paul.. It would definitely be the 4wd...

Thanks Paul..
It would definitely be the 4wd model, v8.. and the Limited.. My 99 4runner is the Limited model, and I love it. Im hoping I can get a 04-05 crew cab with a 140" wheelbase vs the...
Forum: On The Road... 08-30-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By streamahead
Granny was not texting.. Thank God. I was making...

Granny was not texting.. Thank God. I was making a left.. She was making a right.. turning into the street I was pulling out of. Ok.. pulling out in front of someone is nearly as bad as rear...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-28-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By streamahead
Older Tundra access cab or 4 door for TV. 27'?

Ok.. There is plenty of info on the new Tundra as a tow vehicle.. But as I am looking to buy a 71 Overlander with a dry weight of around 4,600lbs.. My 99 4runner has to go..:(

I have owned Toyotas...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 08-28-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By streamahead
69 Safari totaled need help with Overlander specifics.

Hi.. guys.. and gals.

So, now that ive lost my 69 Safari, Im on the hunt for my next Airstream.. Im planning on going full time in it.. Well part time, winters I want to be south. Just my dog and...
Forum: On The Road... 08-28-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By streamahead
Wow.. Thanks everyone... It was and still is a...

Wow.. Thanks everyone... It was and still is a tragic loss. The police and fire department we very empathetic of the loss.. Its a weird feeling. I own several classics, but I have never seen one...
Forum: On The Road... 08-27-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By streamahead
69 Safari R.I.P

It was a great trip down the Oregon coast till this happened. Its been a stressful loss. I bought this Safari early this year, spent a couple months on a job in it.. and was looking forward to...
Forum: Full-Timing 08-27-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,428
Posted By streamahead
Im 34 single with my dog.. and getting ready to...

Im 34 single with my dog.. and getting ready to go full time. Im a filmworker. Ive talked about doing this and have wanted to do it for years. I bought a 69 Safari this year, lived out of it for...
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