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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 08-07-2017, 03:37 PM
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Views: 1,250
Posted By OklaOverland
Got.

Got.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-10-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By OklaOverland
Thanks. Do you have a preferred sealant?

Thanks. Do you have a preferred sealant?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-08-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By OklaOverland
Above step but under subfloor

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In my photos there's a price of aluminum under the subfloor but above the framework for the step. I forgot to look if it was glued or sealed with anything or to measure the thickness. Ideas?
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-07-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By OklaOverland
Repair wheel wells?

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I have a 63 Overlander that has aluminum (double axel) wheel wells. Would you guys try to patch the tearing corners (and how) or get new ones. I'm saving some weight by using Coosa board so...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-28-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By OklaOverland
You can follow my progress on...

You can follow my progress on instagram.com/monicatheairstream
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-06-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,079
Posted By OklaOverland
Is this a CA made model? If so can you tell me...

Is this a CA made model? If so can you tell me your floor width? And if so that can you tell me how you took the messurement? Eg interior wall to interior wall or full size of subfloor.
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-06-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 122,858
Posted By OklaOverland
Is this a CA made model? If so can you tell me...

Is this a CA made model? If so can you tell me your floor width? And if so that can you tell me how you took the messurement? Eg interior wall to interior wall or full size of subfloor.
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 01-06-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 173,320
Posted By OklaOverland
Is this a CA made model? If so can you tell me...

Is this a CA made model? If so can you tell me your floor width? And if so that can you tell me how you took the messurement? Eg interior wall to interior wall or full size of subfloor.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-09-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By OklaOverland
True. Mine was built in CA but the same year and...

True. Mine was built in CA but the same year and model in OH has a different frame higth so it might be different.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-08-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By OklaOverland
Actual Floor width '63 OL

I'm doing a shell off restoration of a 63 Overlander Double Bed floor plan.

When I took the shell off I made a template of the front and rear floor curves and measured across near the wheel wells...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-07-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
Anyone using AdvanTech. It's supposed be be...

Anyone using AdvanTech. It's supposed be be presealed and very cost effective. I've seen snowmobile trailers use it, but I wasn't sure if anyone had long term success with it.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-07-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
Okay I got ya know.

Okay I got ya know.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-06-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
Sounds great. The price tag gives me pause...

Sounds great. The price tag gives me pause though. The site I found said 2 grand before shipping for the 6 sheets that I would need for my model.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-06-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
When you do the carpet squares check out FLOR. I...

When you do the carpet squares check out FLOR. I used it in my kids playroom. Easy install and a huge selection of patterns and colors. www.flor.com
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-06-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
Yes, but much how this one is going everyone...

Yes, but much how this one is going everyone seems to have conflicting ideas. Some say Marine Grade is overkill and not necessary while others say it's the only way to go. Some say seal everything...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-05-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
This comment left me more confused than when I...

This comment left me more confused than when I started. Are you saying there is a way to have a 100%leak free trailer or that it will take an occasional leak?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-05-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,938
Posted By OklaOverland
Best Subfloor Consensus?

I've been reading through the forum to see if there was a consensus on what the best material to use for the subfloor and most of the discussions are several years old. I was wondering how everyone's...
Forum: Wheel Wells 11-30-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,650
Posted By OklaOverland
Anyone have success with the ABS replacements?

Anyone have success with the ABS replacements?
Forum: Wheel Wells 11-30-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,650
Posted By OklaOverland
Wheel wells lining up

I'm doing a shell off restore on a 63 Overlander and am at the point of putting the wheel wells back on the frame. My question is will the rivet holes line up again when I put the shell back on if I...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-01-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,568
Posted By OklaOverland
I'm at the same place with mine and this is what...

I'm at the same place with mine and this is what I was told. The C jacks are nice because the suck up right next to the frame but you can only use them to stabilize the rocking of your trailer. The...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-17-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By OklaOverland
I replaced the brake lights on my 63 with these...

I replaced the brake lights on my 63 with these new LED lights...

https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Lights/Optronics/STL190RB.html

It's the same size and even the screw holes lined up. I had to...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-07-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By OklaOverland
It wouldn't be hard to wire them because I have...

It wouldn't be hard to wire them because I have everything apart right now. I think I want to add them because I like the look. Is there a template or measurements somewhere out there?
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Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 08-06-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By OklaOverland
Marker Light Question

So my 63 Overlander doesn't have the 3 lights above the Airstream name plates. I'm not sure what the law is on if I need those, and I wouldn't know where exactly they should be placed. I like the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-05-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By OklaOverland
Thank you. I ordered some G6. Fingers crossed.

Thank you. I ordered some G6. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-03-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By OklaOverland
Polishing Woes

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I thought I was done polishing one side of my airstream but I have these swirl marks EVERYWHERE! I'm super afraid that I burned through the alclad but I'm super hoping you guys...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-18-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By OklaOverland
I did what you did first. I rebuilt everything...

I did what you did first. I rebuilt everything that made it safe to tow and now I'm into a full she'll off restoration.

If you have a garage (or in my case a relatives garage) where you can store...
Forum: Our Community 01-12-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,207
Posted By OklaOverland
Do you have links to where you can purchase the...

Do you have links to where you can purchase the brands that you recommend?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-27-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By OklaOverland
So that would basically turn my car into a...

So that would basically turn my car into a generator, right? Or is there a chargeable battery that's meant to be used with a solar panel that I could use? I know the easy answer is to go buy a small...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-20-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By OklaOverland
Boondock Restoration

I'm restoring my vintage Airstream in a train yard and recently the electrical plug that I've been using has stopped working. I was hoping to continue working in that area but I need enough juice to...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-14-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,258
Posted By OklaOverland
Update. I used "Premium Stripper" from Home Depot...

Update. I used "Premium Stripper" from Home Depot and a plastic scrapper and removed all of it. I took some time but you guys were right.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By OklaOverland
Bad scratches

Looks like one of the PO crashed into a whole forest! Overall the out side is just oxidized but some spots have really bad scratches. I've got a pretty good shine on this panel except I was wondering...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-11-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,385
Posted By OklaOverland
Okay. That makes since. Then I can take the "u/c"...

Okay. That makes since. Then I can take the "u/c" channel off and the subfloor after making my templates for the replacement plywood.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-11-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,385
Posted By OklaOverland
So I want the U channel to stay with the shell...

So I want the U channel to stay with the shell not on the floor? But the belly skin is wrapped around the edge of the u channel so how do I get that to separate without separating the shell that it's...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-10-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,385
Posted By OklaOverland
How do i get this thing off of here.

Below is a video of me trying to figure out how to prepare the shell for lifting without damaging the subfloor or interior structure. Any help is appreciated.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-08-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,086
Posted By OklaOverland
Shell on or off? HELP?!?

I plan on doing what Belegedhel has linked to with the gantries or just from the beams of the warehouse. Seems like the way to go.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,086
Posted By OklaOverland
First off thank you everyone! A friend of the...

First off thank you everyone! A friend of the family is letting me store the airstream behind a warehouse he owns and just told me that they may have a space inside that I can use starting next...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-05-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,086
Posted By OklaOverland
Shell on or off? HELP?!?

So if you watch the video you'll see where I'm at. Any advise helps. I've done minor electrical and plumbing work before but welding and tank installation is out of my skill range at the moment. If...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-15-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,258
Posted By OklaOverland
Which compound did you use? Nubrite? And did you...

Which compound did you use? Nubrite? And did you use just one grade or several?
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-14-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,595
Posted By OklaOverland
Who are these Tulsa people you are refering to? I...

Who are these Tulsa people you are refering to? I live in Tulsa and would love to know if there are local people that work on AS.
Forum: Member Introductions 07-20-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By OklaOverland
Update. She loves it!243513

Update. She loves it!243513
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 07-19-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By OklaOverland
Replacing and relocating fresh water tank.

Okay so I've got a '63 Overlander that has the original metal cylinder fresh water located at the front under the bed/couch. The inside hasn't been touched or care for maybe ever so I'm planning on...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-18-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,258
Posted By OklaOverland
I'd like to see the aliminum again.

I'd like to see the aliminum again.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-18-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,258
Posted By OklaOverland
Roof

Heres the roof. The guy i bought it from had it half way under some trees. The side in the shade doesn't have as much as this side.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-17-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,258
Posted By OklaOverland
What is this white stuff and how do I kill it!

I'm finding this white corrosion in several places around the outside. (Theres a ton of it on the roof!) If i spend enough time i can scrape it off with my finger nail but is there a safe and...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 06-10-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By OklaOverland
Found the answer on another thread.

Found the answer on another thread.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 06-10-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By OklaOverland
Numbers on Overlander

I just picked up a '63 Overlander and while removing the layer of dirt, mildew, sap, and crap I noticed some numbers above the airstream logo on the hitch side. I can only make out where a 38 used to...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By OklaOverland
The Erasers are Magic Mr. Clean!

You all were right! The mildew and dirt can off easy with the magic eraser and the shell doesn't look that bad. I can see myself in it. It's not mirror at all but I can see myself. If I can figure...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-09-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By OklaOverland
Wow you guys are awesome! Sadly i don't think the...

Wow you guys are awesome! Sadly i don't think the interior is savable. At least not the floor. Under the mildewed carpet is distorted peel and stick tile thats on top of rotten plywood. I'll go in...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-08-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By OklaOverland
Just bought a 1963 that needs a complete restoration.

Hello everyone. I got got a '63 Overlander that hasn't been touched (or cared for) since. I'm hoping to gut the inside and get the outside "presentable" before reveling it to my wife for our...
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