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Forum: Parts Archive 03-08-2004, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,584
Posted By susan martin
heater

I don't know if you got my email from Saturday or not. I have a very nice Olympic 8100 for sale, for $100. I have pictures but need to send them regular email if you are interested you can email me...
Forum: Parts Archive 03-03-2004, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,584
Posted By susan martin
I may have just what you need, I will get a...

I may have just what you need, I will get a picture and details to you as soon as I can.

sue
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-27-2004, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,559
Posted By susan martin
smell elimination

You can eliminate the smell from bare wood by sealing with shellac, it goes on easily and dries very quickly. Two coats at least.
Forum: Our Community 08-04-2003, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,325
Posted By susan martin
Our husbands are homebodys so Michelle and I...

Our husbands are homebodys so Michelle and I bought the Airstream, restored it ourselves and can be seen towing it all over the place (the Dakota badlands in October) no it is most definately not a...
Forum: Awnings 07-21-2003, 08:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 35,684
Posted By susan martin
Shari, I know exactly what you are talking about...

Shari, I know exactly what you are talking about as I plan to make one myself. I was lucky to see an original awning that did not require guy wires at a rally recently, and another that a very...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-03-2003, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,119
Posted By susan martin
USE COMMON FLOUR TO REMOCE THE BLACK SMUDGES. ...

USE COMMON FLOUR TO REMOCE THE BLACK SMUDGES. JUST PUT SOME IN A SQUEEZE BOTTLE AND SQUIRT ON THE AREA OR RAG AND THE BLACK WIPES RIGHT OFF
Forum: On The Road... 01-09-2003, 07:54 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 204,681
Posted By susan martin
Scotch, lots of Scotch.

Scotch, lots of Scotch.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 11-18-2002, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,758
Posted By susan martin
heaters

I just removed an Olympian 8100 catalytic wave heater from my 17' Caravel because it worked so good it got wayyy to warm. I replaced it with the small Mr. Heater. You need to know that MR. Heater...
Forum: Our Community 10-30-2002, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By susan martin
All but one of the pictures came out for me. My...

All but one of the pictures came out for me. My partner Michelle is the interior decorator, I am the carpenter and my husband is the electrical/plumbing guru on this trailer. Wait 'till I get the...
Forum: Our Community 10-29-2002, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By susan martin
Got pictures

I just posted some pictures of my 1967 Caravel in my photo album (susan Martin). I didn't know how to get them to this page but feel free to check them out and let me know what you think.

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Forum: General Repair Forum 10-06-2002, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,695
Posted By susan martin
favorite jerry rig

Here's a good on for you: You know that plastic cover that protects the P trap which is exposed, underneath the '67 Caravel. Well mine was completely rotten and broken (besides how is thin plastic...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10-05-2002, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,299
Posted By susan martin
Tires

The tires I got are 6.70 x 15, they are rated at 1550 lb, they are not LT's. They cost 93.00 each and shipping for both was $48. They are about 1 inch smaller than the Firestone LT's I took off...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-04-2002, 08:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,695
Posted By susan martin
rock guards

Smiley, don't bend your stainless or aluminum whichever you choose, take it to a sheet metal shop and have them put it through their roller. They can get just the curv you want and their will me no...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-30-2002, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,299
Posted By susan martin
Whitewall tires

I got the whitewalls from Coker Tire. coker.com they are very nice and shipped quickly. On another subject does anyone know of a way to fix those interior lights, they are supposed to swivel around...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-30-2002, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,299
Posted By susan martin
expensive Caravel

I know how you feel. Little Duke must be worth 20k if he gets 11.5 for his. I'm getting ready for the maiden voyage on 10/11 very exciting. Evewrything is ready, I even put on new tires with 3"...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-24-2002, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,299
Posted By susan martin
More info on "what a shine"

Well the guy at Pacific Truck Parts, Salinas CA said this is what all the truckers use on their aliuminum, it works on any metal but you are not to use it on painted surfaces. It costs $11.00 for a...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-23-2002, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,299
Posted By susan martin
Nuvite, Rolite how about....

I just started my 67 Caravel. I went to a trucking supply store. You know those big shiney milk trucks well they use a product called "what a shine" it comes in 3 grades for oxyidation. I bought...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-20-2002, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By susan martin
Question Extra wire

I am Sue martin of Prunedale CA, I have a 67 Caravel "Little Duke" that is about to hit the road. In the wiring of the tow plug my husband came up with a black wire he just can't figure out. All...
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 08-21-2002, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,157
Posted By susan martin
Question Caravel windows

Hi, I have a 1967, it is in great shape and
appears original in all aspects except that the front and rear windows are not one piece of glass but 2 horizontal glass panels. The crank-out opening...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 07-26-2002, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,367
Posted By susan martin
lighting water heater

I have a 1967 Carvel (Littlle Duke) which I am restoring. I can't figure out how to light the water heater with the Bowen/Atwood shroud attacheed. There is no way to get to the control of the...
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