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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 01-23-2014, 09:15 AM
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Posted By ClayandPerry
1987 Airstream Excella 34 - North Carolina

Title: 1987 Airstream Excella 34 - North Carolina
We just listed our 1987 Airstream Excella for Sale on Airstream Classifieds.

Year: 1987 Make: Airstream Model: Excella ...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-27-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,184
Posted By ClayandPerry
We use Groit's car wash, a micro fiber mitt,...

We use Groit's car wash, a micro fiber mitt, works very well with beautiful results.
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 04-23-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 86,162
Posted By ClayandPerry
Hello From Blowing Rock, NC

My parter and I operate a small RV park outside of Blowing Rock, NC. Starlite Trailer Lodge. You can find us on the web and we would love to host you and your friends. Love our A/S!
Forum: Floor Finishes 12-16-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,349
Posted By ClayandPerry
Looking forward to photos of the final results.

Looking forward to photos of the final results.
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 12-16-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,425
Posted By ClayandPerry
PEX Project

First of all, this forum is awesome for us novice Airstream owners that choose to take on renovations and repairs. Thank many of you, for taking the time to share your experience and knowledge with...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 12-08-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,870
Posted By ClayandPerry
Judy, Thanks for the informative thread on mini...

Judy, Thanks for the informative thread on mini blinds. We will check out the Home depot blinds this weekend. I like the look of mini's or micro minis, behind custom curtains, but cleaning them is a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-08-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By ClayandPerry
My 2 cents worth

We tow our 1977 Tradewinds with a Toyota 4 Runner/V8/4x4, and it tows beautifully, although the gas mileage drops like a rock.
Many people will advise you to buy a large vehicle, diesel or...
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 11-22-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By ClayandPerry
Your photos are inspiring, since we face a...

Your photos are inspiring, since we face a bathroom facelift in our tradewinds.. Is this paint? Would be grateful for any tips...
Also..since your AS is close to the age of ours... Does the back of...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 10-05-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,685
Posted By ClayandPerry
Atwood and wax paper

Doug

Yesterday I attempted to install the new Atwood W/H I bought at PPL MH earlier this week. I soon realized this was a very tight fit, and even coaxing it in slowly was damaging the styrofoam....
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-23-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By ClayandPerry
Thanks for the ideas. I will check out our local...

Thanks for the ideas. I will check out our local dealer for the hardware..just thought it would be obsolete by now.
I am actively searching salvage yards as well but was not aware of the one in...
Forum: General Interior Topics 09-22-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By ClayandPerry
Where can I find a sliding bathroom door

We recently purchased a 1985 Excella 31 ft. with a center bath. The original bathroom door is a "fixed swinging door" and we want to convert it to a sliding door. Our previous Airstreams have all...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-20-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,313
Posted By ClayandPerry
I highly recomend JPA.. they did an excellent job...

I highly recomend JPA.. they did an excellent job for us.
Forum: Friends of Dorothy 08-26-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 86,162
Posted By ClayandPerry
Yes, we are everywhere... As mentioned, this is a...

Yes, we are everywhere... As mentioned, this is a great site, with many helpful people.

Enjoy your Airstream, and safe travels.

Perry and Clay
Forum: 1982-1983 Limited 12-12-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,008
Posted By ClayandPerry
We have an 82 Limited 34' that does not have the...

We have an 82 Limited 34' that does not have the characteristic that you mention. What part of the country are you from?
perry
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 10-07-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,320
Posted By ClayandPerry
flat panel

We have 2 flat panel TV's in our 34 ft. and have not had a problem traveling with them. The one in the living area is sitting on its own stand with a small bungee that holds it there in travel. The...
Forum: 1994 - 1996 Excella 10-07-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,858
Posted By ClayandPerry
wallpaper

We had our 96 professionally re-wallpapered last year and have not had a problem. It is nice to to see the ugly factory wall board covered with something that suits our tastes...
We did use a...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-12-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By ClayandPerry
Welcome Terry and Hank, As relatively new...

Welcome Terry and Hank,
As relatively new members ourselves,I think you will find the forums a wealth of information and many nice folks. We are just over a few hills from you in Blowing Rock. If...
Forum: Trailer Values 03-12-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,522
Posted By ClayandPerry
Davis, As an owner of a 96 34', the headliner...

Davis,
As an owner of a 96 34', the headliner is an issue. Ours was retrofitted with strapping to hold up the existing headliner. Not pretty, but we are used to it. This is our first widebody, and...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 01-05-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 28,652
Posted By ClayandPerry
Hensley on Ebay

I just posted a slightly used Hensley on Ebay for a 7 day auction if you are interested. It was owned by an elderly gentleman in his 80s that had to stop towinf for health reasons. Posted 1/5 for a...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-19-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By ClayandPerry
Wink Welcome to the Forum

Bonjour !

Welcome Gael,

You will find a weatlh of information here, and many people that are willing to help. You are also a great addition, as many of us are interested in what is happining...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 12-17-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By ClayandPerry
lighting

Check out yachtlights.com They have a great selection of 12 volt lighting.

Good Luck,
Perry
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-16-2007, 04:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,238
Posted By ClayandPerry
We have a 2003 Dodge 2500 quad 4x4,automatic,...

We have a 2003 Dodge 2500 quad 4x4,automatic, cummins diesel with about 110,000 miles. We bought it used 3 years ago, and so far have had great service from the engine. We are religious about oil...
Forum: Axles 12-14-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By ClayandPerry
Thanks Andy, I did bend out the flanges...

Thanks Andy,

I did bend out the flanges slightly to get the bolts out, so that should elimainate the rub problem. The link is helpful in understanding the axle dynamics and we will inspect...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 12-13-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,055
Posted By ClayandPerry
correction

Lew,

I just noticed that you are form Marco Island, Oregon...whoops I thought it was Marco Island Florida...That's OK...I can buy it thru you, and find a tech here to install...
Thanks
perry
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 12-13-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,055
Posted By ClayandPerry
solar solution

Craig and Lew,

Between both of you..it confirms that we will upgrade the solar system. When we get ready, Lew I will be in touch with you to determine our next step. I am thrilled to hear that...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-13-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
That sounds like very good mileage for the...

That sounds like very good mileage for the Excursion.. We have an 03 Dodge 2500 diesel 4x4 with 109,000 miles and get very decent mileage for the size of the truck. Athough, it's still OUCH at the...
Forum: Axles 12-13-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By ClayandPerry
another axle question

Andy,
While installing new shocks on our 96 34', I noticed gouging in the frame where (I assume) the shock mounting bolt came in contact with the frame. We recently bought this trailer (our first...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-13-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By ClayandPerry
Congratulations Rob and have a great trip..

Congratulations Rob and have a great trip..
Forum: Member Introductions 12-13-2007, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
Brad, Freakin gorgeous is right.....That is the...

Brad,
Freakin gorgeous is right.....That is the very floorplan we were droolin over at the Charlotte RV show.
I don't know how you ever gave up that beautiful 99 though..

Yeah, your former 99...
Forum: All Squarestream Trailers 12-13-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,312
Posted By ClayandPerry
Jimmini, Thanks for sharing the...

Jimmini,

Thanks for sharing the information, although I did not see your photos. Please forward to our regular mail starlitelodge@aol.com when you have time.

I can remember going into the...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 12-12-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,055
Posted By ClayandPerry
update

I think you are right. It's time to upgrade. I found out that Solarmetrics is out of business today as well..We were directed to xantrex.com by a local service guy that took a look at the system and...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-12-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
travel log

Greg and TB,

Thank you for the warm welcome to the forum.. I breifly visited your travel log and WOW....very impressive collection and very well put together. One or both of you must be computer...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-12-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
graphics

Tom,

OK...I know what you are talking about.... I think the red and gray may be for the limited but not 100% positive. Ours has the basic light blue/darker blue classic stripes that I see on at...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-12-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
Brad, Thanks for the feedback on the web site....

Brad,
Thanks for the feedback on the web site. We hope to upgrade the web site in 2008 with more recent photos and shots of our campers and friends.
We are coming up on our 10th year in May...and...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 12-11-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,055
Posted By ClayandPerry
Whitelight, Thanks for responding. The control...

Whitelight,
Thanks for responding. The control panel is made by "Solarmetrics" with three switches (on/off not marked on them) as I mentioned in the original post, there are three settings left to...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 12-10-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,055
Posted By ClayandPerry
Help us learn to operate the solar system.

We recently bought a 96 Airstream with a solar system. We cannot figure out the control panel for it, and we hear a clicking sound from a control box under the dinette. All we were told is to turn...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-10-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
Tom Thank you for the welcome. We have...

Tom

Thank you for the welcome. We have always wanted a wide body and found this 96 recently online. It was actually owned by another WBCCI member that decided to go with a 34 with a s/o. As far...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-10-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By ClayandPerry
This Is Our Fifth One!

...and we finally joined the club! As owners of a campground, we see many RV's come and go and nothing compares to the style and workmanship of an Airstream. The camaraderie among Airstream owners...
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