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Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-03-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,528
Posted By str8strm
Can't make it this year

Ron will be there but I have a 2 week spanish immersion class in San Felipe and registration is Sunday the 30th. The margy ball will be there though.

Hopefully next year we can go back to the...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-27-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 22,862
Posted By str8strm
4 weeks and counting

is everyone working on their Halloween costumes? Potluck and costumes Saturday night.

looking forward to seeing the creativity!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-10-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 299,650
Posted By str8strm
Its been a while

but I think they are called banana wraps and they are available from airstream.
??400 each?? Did the research a few years ago so maybe not current.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 04-16-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,768
Posted By str8strm
Mike, That is the exact same situation my car...

Mike,
That is the exact same situation my car was in. It is the way it is done.
You can always check with the DMV or Auto Club for more info.
Parry, PM me with your idea.
Ron
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 04-15-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,768
Posted By str8strm
Lien sales are a common practice. Six or seven...

Lien sales are a common practice. Six or seven years ago, I bought a car from a mechanic who was going through the lien sale process. I gave him a small cash deposit and he completed the paperwork...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-14-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 299,650
Posted By str8strm
While I agree wholeheartedly, my unit did come...

While I agree wholeheartedly, my unit did come with a bottle jack and lug wrench, and I have used them. I think Good Sam, or some other service, is the way to go, but it's nice to have the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-05-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 299,650
Posted By str8strm
hitch info

It was Heacock welding in glendale. I believe it was $600. Rainy here and moho is in storage so no pics today.

HEACOCK HORSE TRAILERS (818) 242-0211 GLENDALE, CA...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-04-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 299,650
Posted By str8strm
hitch upgrade

We have a 345 up near LA, had our hitch upgraded to 10000 lbs by a local shop in Glendale. Enjoy your journey home. You may want to buy fanbelts and radiator hoses before you start back.


...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-16-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,674
Posted By str8strm
I also put my awning out, and leave it up. I use...

I also put my awning out, and leave it up. I use the same type of cargo straps as Mark, and hook them to each end of the Zip Dee awning and to the slots in my alcoa wheels. I keep them tight and...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-10-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,674
Posted By str8strm
And that refreshment was much appreciated. Ron

And that refreshment was much appreciated. Ron
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 02-05-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,674
Posted By str8strm
No problems with my fridge the past two years.

No problems with my fridge the past two years.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 01-25-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,556
Posted By str8strm
We were just miles away

at Lake Casitas in Ventura, arrived in the rain on Thursday, rain on Friday and then 3 great days. Unfortunately more rain coming in on Tuesday evening. Glad you found a repair shop that is good.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 01-17-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,556
Posted By str8strm
It was great to see you folks. Maybe now that you...

It was great to see you folks. Maybe now that you have publicized it, a few more streamers will find their way here. The Blues and Arts Fiesta is March 27th this year and it's a great time. Last year...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 01-16-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,556
Posted By str8strm
met with the rally group

We got together at the swap meet to stroll and get our weekly food supplies. Grande shrimp $12 a kilo, small scallops $10 a kilo and halibut for $6 a kilo and homemade chicken tamales. We can take...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 01-14-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,556
Posted By str8strm
Swap meet on Saturdays

North of town about 7 miles, the entrance is next to the Pemex station near the "Rockadile" sign. It is in El dorado ranch, you just tell them at the gate that you are going to the swap meet. They...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 01-13-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,556
Posted By str8strm
I am so glad that you folks made it to our sleepy...

I am so glad that you folks made it to our sleepy little town. Deb and I live in San Felipe for large part of the winter. I'm due back on Friday. How much longer will you be in town? Ron
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-13-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,947
Posted By str8strm
I saw a beauty at the 2008 Vintage Auto Races at...

I saw a beauty at the 2008 Vintage Auto Races at Laguna Seca Raceway.
The fellow had cut the rear as you mentioned, and he kept his 57 Corvette in there.
Everyone, including the group of...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-13-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,674
Posted By str8strm
Got mine.

Got mine.
Forum: On The Road... 01-11-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By str8strm
There's Pete's Camp. The spots are right on the...

There's Pete's Camp. The spots are right on the sand, but it is bookdocking. It is around Kilometer180 on HWY 5. That's about seven miles north of the town of San Felipe. In town there is a nice...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-05-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 38,674
Posted By str8strm
I'm in. I think a theme camp would be fun. ...

I'm in. I think a theme camp would be fun. Also, a lot of work. We'll probably need a dedicated core of folks who are willing to handle the hosting duties, etc. The past couple of years, we've...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 11-18-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 27,120
Posted By str8strm
Loaded and Ready to Go

Just got the moho all loaded up. I'll be heading to Baja in the morning. Then we'll do the same routine as last year. The day after Thanksgiving, we'll head for Quartzsite. See you all...
Forum: The Pet Forum 11-13-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By str8strm
We rescued our latest cat at 3 months old. He...

We rescued our latest cat at 3 months old. He was in the moho the next day for a trip, along with our two bassett hounds. He's the best traveler of the bunch. We immediately introduced him to a...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 10-26-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,232
Posted By str8strm
Congratulations. We've had ours for about five...

Congratulations. We've had ours for about five years and wouldn't trade it for anything. Everything that you've read above is true. You will spend several thousand dollars making it the way you...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-12-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 22,862
Posted By str8strm
sounds great

Remember to bring firewood, there is a BIG fire ring in space 455 home of the potluck and chili tasting.........and the Saturday potluck, croon fest.

Looking forward to seeing old friends and...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-05-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 22,862
Posted By str8strm
Friday night Chili tasting

Tried a new recipe today and hubby said its a keeper. It is non traditional and pretty good. How many folks are going to be able to participate Friday night?

You may want to bring a stash of...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 09-25-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By str8strm
85 345

We have a breaker box in the overhead compartment, drivers side above the rear bed
Forum: Boondocking 09-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By str8strm
I guess there's no short answer, so I'll take...

I guess there's no short answer, so I'll take them one by one.
In general we seem to live for about half of what we pay here. We frequent the Mexican owned restaurants along the beach and usually...
Forum: Boondocking 09-20-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By str8strm
Road Conditions

They have been doing a lot of upgrades on the road from Mexicali to San Felipe. Here is a link that talks about road conditions.

Road conditions for the trip to San Felipe...
Forum: Boondocking 09-18-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By str8strm
The problems that you have read about are on the...

The problems that you have read about are on the west coast of baja.
San Felipe is on the east coast, Sea of Cortez side.
We have been camping there for years and have had no problems.
We like it...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-14-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 37,575
Posted By str8strm
Well, it is fun, and it's very cool. But, it's...

Well, it is fun, and it's very cool.
But, it's not for everyone.
It may not be for you.
We had a number of people leave early this year.
It's pays to do some research before you attend.
Forum: Photography 09-13-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,744
Posted By str8strm
BamCamper at Burning Man 2009

BamCamper at Burning Man 2009
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-30-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,406
Posted By str8strm
the light changed

when it went in and out
Jason at GV is REALLY knowledgable
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-30-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By str8strm
Oh well, new switch did not work

He found a new switch, installed it and that did not work so he is just gonna keep crawling under it to start it til the trip is over.
He did find 2 plugs wires off and now it starts on half a...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-30-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By str8strm
Thanks Terry

I was hoping you would be able to give us a clue.
sorry we never got to meet you when you were in So Cal
Debbie
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-30-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,406
Posted By str8strm
GV speed sensor

We had a problem with ours dropping out of OD at inappropriate times. Turned out it was a bad speed sensor
Debbie
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 08-30-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By str8strm
Location of transmission neutral switch?

the switch has failed on our 1985 Moho, we can start it by jumping the starter. Hubby is on his way to burning man and has not been able to find a mechanic.
From internet research it sounds like it...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-28-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 37,575
Posted By str8strm
Don't count on it Mitch. Ron

Don't count on it Mitch.
Ron
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-22-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,528
Posted By str8strm
looks like a nice park

It would not work for us as they only allow pets under 20 pounds!
Enjoy
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 08-20-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By str8strm
Thanks for the heads-up Steve. We wondered if...

Thanks for the heads-up Steve. We wondered if that article was ever going to come out. They got just about everything right in the article.
They missed on the old and stodgy part. We were...
Forum: Boondocking 08-18-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By str8strm
well there are alternatives

the place right next to our house has boon docking on the beach for l$15 a night with a restaurant and bar 100 feet away. It is a slightly busier beach (that is you will see maybe 10 people) as...
Forum: Boondocking 08-17-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By str8strm
Don't know where you stayed?

We have a home down there and have found all the beaches we have been to to be much cleaner than California beaches.
The winter weather somewhat mirrors LA weather temperature wise with much less...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-22-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,975
Posted By str8strm
Ours is in the closet. Look closely at the...

Ours is in the closet. Look closely at the floor. You should see a circular cut-out in the carpet. And don't feel bad. I didn't find it for three years.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-22-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,975
Posted By str8strm
After seeing Robfike's upgrade, we had ours done....

After seeing Robfike's upgrade, we had ours done. The cost was $600.
We flat tow a Mini Cooper S, but like having the ability to tow more if the necessity arises.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-21-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 37,575
Posted By str8strm
Really sorry that blogger's not going to join us...

Really sorry that blogger's not going to join us this year.
He sounds like a real joy.
Ron
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-14-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,703
Posted By str8strm
if you can

go for the 3 or 4 step electric step. We put in a 2 step electric and it seems higher above the ground than the original vacuum step. We still have to have a booster step on the ground for our...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-02-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,528
Posted By str8strm
Great pics Kip

sounds great, we have spent a lot of time at our house in San Felipe this year, hopefully folks can make it down, either the Shrimp festival in the fall or Blues fiesta in the spring. We have a...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 05-26-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,988
Posted By str8strm
I can't speak to the Argosy models, or the...

I can't speak to the Argosy models, or the diesels, because I have no experience with either of those. But I will say that we love our 345. We had a 24 foot SOB before we got our Airstream. We...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 05-24-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 22,862
Posted By str8strm
I know what you mean John. Look at this guy I...

I know what you mean John. Look at this guy I came across last month, here in Baja. Just another goofball misrepresentin'. Ron
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 04-14-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,687
Posted By str8strm
Thanks to all

for the information
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 04-11-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,687
Posted By str8strm
steering wheel re-wrap?

On our last trip the leather wrap on the steering wheel started to fall apart. Does anyone know a source that will re wrap it?
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