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Forum: Member Introductions 01-23-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Radman
D, Welcome to another Kalifornian. 65 was a...

D,
Welcome to another Kalifornian. 65 was a great year and you will indeed experience the love hate w/ your new acquistion. The fun begins. Good luck....
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-10-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 967
Posted By Radman
Just one of many outfits that make em just the...

Just one of many outfits that make em just the way you like em. Good luck in your search.

Heavy Duty, Aftermarket, Custom Battery Cables for your Car, Truck or RV...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-07-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By Radman
63, Sweet job. I like the contrast and the...

63,
Sweet job. I like the contrast and the finished product looks great. That is the light colored finish I am leaning towards on my re-do. Any further details on wood type and or finishing the...
Forum: Our Community 12-06-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,501
Posted By Radman
1/13/2008 1300hrs

1/13/2008 1300hrs
Forum: Member Introductions 12-06-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,884
Posted By Radman
Team, Welcome. Needless to say, you scored!...

Team,
Welcome. Needless to say, you scored! To get a rig that someone has spent that much time and attention to detail is priceless. I like the tone of the wood. Sweet find.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 12-06-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,148
Posted By Radman
Tom, Interesting thoughts. IMHO the lesson you...

Tom,
Interesting thoughts. IMHO the lesson you learned about being embarrassed to make what may seem like a low offer is how business works. I'm involved in very expensive purchases as part of the...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 12-03-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,733
Posted By Radman
Alum, I totally agree with all the other great...

Alum,
I totally agree with all the other great advice you have been given. Keep everything that has an angle or curve to it. Patterns and guides to how it was done before your teardown are...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-28-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,400
Posted By Radman
SIU, Mine slipped out of the 72 without...

SIU,
Mine slipped out of the 72 without cutting. After removing screws, rivets, vulkem, putty tape, corner brackets, etc. However, I didn't have a Bowen and I removed the interior cabinet prior to...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-20-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,754
Posted By Radman
Tankless RV-500

SIU,
I put one in the 72. Had a ten gallon unit in before the switch. Slipped into the same street side opening as the old one. PO stated 10 gallon unit worked fine. Yes, I replaced a perfectly...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 11-15-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
Indy, Thanks for the site. I had previously...

Indy,
Thanks for the site. I had previously looked at their product and wasn't sure if it would work for me, so I passed. My needs have been met as far as rub rail is concerned. Thanks anyway. You...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-06-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,732
Posted By Radman
I too have received this type of scam mail at...

I too have received this type of scam mail at least half a dozen times. FreshAir gives very sound advice. If I have any question about a e-mail, I first off don't open it, and secondly it always goes...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-26-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By Radman
Just one thing to say. I like your style. Nud...

Just one thing to say. I like your style. Nud said.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-18-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,399
Posted By Radman
At Work?

At work? Never.
Ha, ha.
Guilty on all counts. Besides, I do my best work at work. :brows: Not an issue w/ the bosses. They are great as long as the work is done. Glad I don't have over the...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-10-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
The lower rub rail is correct. Today's pics are...

The lower rub rail is correct. Today's pics are of the wider of the two trims. Not the belt line but the lower rub rail. The areas that run from the front of the wheel wells either fore or aft. I...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-10-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
Wabbiteer, You are the Man! I am going to...

Wabbiteer,
You are the Man! I am going to repaint all the belt trim and rub rail anyway. I can straighten most any mild crease out too. I don't believe I would be needing the curved, front, or rear...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-10-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
Rub rail search for the 72

I may have to break down and order new rub rail w/ endcaps to close off all ends. I will try and go to the nearest a.s. dealership this weekend and compare wheel well issues and the like. I plan to...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-05-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
Rub Rail for the 72

Oh well. Tried Colaw's and their return call was not promising. Spoke to a fella named Dwayne and he was not able to help me with the rub rail issue. :sad:
Tried to post a pic this a.m. camera...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-04-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
I'll check w/ Colaw's and will also post a pic....

I'll check w/ Colaw's and will also post a pic. Has to be tomorrow. At work right now. You know, company time and all. Ha, Ha. I'll let ya know.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-03-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By Radman
Rub Rail, Rub Rail 'where art thou?'

In the process of trying to button up the exterior of the 72, I am in dire need of the old style rub rail. The rail that still needs to be painted blue on the inside lip. Yea, I am aware ďthey donít...
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-12-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,872
Posted By Radman
Wing Window

Trip,
Congrats on your latest acquistition. :) I had the same problem w/ my 72 wing windows. H20 would accumulate in the lower part of the window. I did try Andy's method of drilling out the area...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-29-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,710
Posted By Radman
My two cents

This is what I came up with. Although not perfect, I couldn't use my old one because it was shot. Tin snips,patience, and two or three prototypes. Used scraps of aluminum from previous patches on the...
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 08-27-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Posted By Radman
My 72 had hidden screws that had been screwed...

My 72 had hidden screws that had been screwed into the back of the wheel well area. They were also covered in vulkem so they were hard to see. It was a bear to get em out.:angry: Good luck.:)
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 08-08-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By Radman
H20 Heater ?

Greetings.
I am replacing mine and found many funny things that the PO did. It is impossible to know what your PO did. I know that mine had screws mounting it at the bottom on the exterior of the...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-19-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Radman
E-Bay Info you requested

I am not sure what years are available, but it will give you a starting point. Check out the link. eBay - airstream service manual, Parts Accessories - buy and sell on eBay Motors...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-19-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Radman
Wires and Manual

Greetings and welcome. I'm working on a 72 and found a similar situation with some wires not being connected. :blush: It is hard to know what the PO was thinking. Anyway, I found a sevice manual on...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-18-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Radman
Metalhead, Great name. I too am...

Metalhead,
Great name. I too am doing all of the fabricating/ rennovating on my 72. Even though you will be doing all the labor yourself, parts is parts. They don't give em away. In a...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 07-18-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,290
Posted By Radman
Ipod

The best $ you will ever spend to listen to your Ipod is hands down the Bose Ipod docking station. It is absolutely stunning. We just take it from the house to the tt. It is however 110 a.c. Oh well,...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-17-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Radman
Hey Christina, Greetings. You...

Hey Christina,
Greetings. You will not find a better source of knowledge then here at this forum. Use the search tab at the top and you will be on the right track. Good luck.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-10-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By Radman
I Almost Feel For It

About a year or so ago I was trying to purchase/bid on and Airstream on E-Bay. As usual the bidding the last 30 mins or so got pretty frantic and that is one of the reasons the system is so...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 05-24-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Radman
There are several great threads that go into...

There are several great threads that go into great detail on how to remove the ole throne. Good luck....
Forum: 2006 Safari 05-17-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,451
Posted By Radman
I would say just be patient. Keep the dealer busy...

I would say just be patient. Keep the dealer busy and let em fix the whole shootin match. No matter how long it takes. I once owned a new vehicle and was having issues with it's performance. When it...
Forum: Photography 05-16-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,357
Posted By Radman
72 Overlander

72 Overlander
Forum: On The Road... 05-10-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,886
Posted By Radman
That is most sad. It seems like many places in...

That is most sad. It seems like many places in our area are slowly turning into a parking lot. Sad but true. :neutral: Having lived in this area for far too many years, I can tell you that I am also...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-10-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,559
Posted By Radman
I wired my Ford to the 72 Overlander cause I had...

I wired my Ford to the 72 Overlander cause I had nearly the same issues. You'll need to trace all p/u wires and identify then, the same to the t/t. Some kind of pig-tail set up should work and not...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-02-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Radman
Now that is a great idea! Why didn't I think of...

Now that is a great idea! Why didn't I think of that? Thank you for your help.:)
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-02-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Radman
Slip Fitting On Top Of Black Tank To Toilet

I recently purchased a new black tank for the 72 overlander. I however ordered it with a 3" slip fitting that has a verticle lip of about 4.5" that sticks up from the top of the tank. No threaded...
Forum: On The Road... 05-01-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Radman
I think the area around Solvang has a few spots...

I think the area around Solvang has a few spots worth checking out. We don't go to San Antone much anymore. Bad element lurking in both Lake Nacimento and San Antone. Summer time is a joke. Not much...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-27-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,770
Posted By Radman
Here in Northern Calif. I just filled up the...

Here in Northern Calif. I just filled up the truck and paid $3.39 per gallon for reg. Got rid of the diesel f-250 a year ago because it got out of control. Why charge more for diesel? I don't think...
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-25-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,830
Posted By Radman
I have been looking at the two dual pane front...

I have been looking at the two dual pane front curved windows in my rig for three months. I am not sure if these are called vista windows or not. I finally got up enough nerve to take a chance and...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 04-25-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,580
Posted By Radman
Hey Cody, Love the rig. I have a 72 and it is...

Hey Cody,
Love the rig. I have a 72 and it is currently undergoing a major rennovation/ restoration. Congrats..........:cool:
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-15-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By Radman
Vents

I have also been pondering this open to the world system. My 72 Overlander is gutted minus front end cap and floor. With that said, I thought upon reinstallation of vent pipes was to use something...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-28-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,228
Posted By Radman
It is what it is.......

My rennovation project has multiple names !@#$%^&*()+. But in the end I have nothing but love for my baby.:D
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-05-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,217
Posted By Radman
Onward and upward to find the culprit. Thanks,...

Onward and upward to find the culprit. Thanks, I'll give er a try. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Windows & Screens 01-04-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,217
Posted By Radman
I brought home a 1972 27' Overlander last week....

I brought home a 1972 27' Overlander last week. It is raining in Nor.Cal. and this a.m. noticed the the road side front wing window beginning to fill with water. I sealed all front window areas just...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-22-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Radman
Greetings From The Newbie/Oldbie

Hello everyone,
I have been lurking for quite a while and have absorbed much from the wealth of knowledge on this site. Just a brief moment to say thanks. Tomorrow I am going to probably pick up a...
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