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Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 03-28-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 58,595
Posted By Heliguy63
Alright! Can't wait!

Alright! Can't wait!
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 01-30-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 58,595
Posted By Heliguy63
Please add me to the list as well! Let me know if...

Please add me to the list as well! Let me know if some are available on the batch.

Thanks,
Jake
Forum: Windows & Screens 12-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By Heliguy63
Rear window frame replacement.

The rear window in my 1964 ambassador was missing when I purchased the trailer. I have found someone who parting out a 1966 Sovereign.

Does anyone know if this is a direct replacement? Or are...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 11-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By Heliguy63
Looks great! Did you weld them in your self?...

Looks great! Did you weld them in your self? Looks like I will be doing the same. Except I will more than likely rivet the c-channel in.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 11-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By Heliguy63
How did the go? I might be doing the same as I...

How did the go? I might be doing the same as I have some broken ribs in my 64 due to the weight of the a/c.
Forum: Member Introductions 11-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By Heliguy63
I picked my 64 ambassador up for $500 as well....

I picked my 64 ambassador up for $500 as well. However is was in very poor shape. I'm in the process of restoring it. Hope yours is in better condition than mine. Cheers and good luck
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 09-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 91,066
Posted By Heliguy63
Awsome! Thanks! I will use that method for sure....

Awsome! Thanks! I will use that method for sure. Especially sense my P.O. Got a little carried away with the white paint.
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 09-11-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 91,066
Posted By Heliguy63
How did you clean off all the old paint off the...

How did you clean off all the old paint off the window hardware?
Forum: Airstreams on eBay 09-06-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,366
Posted By Heliguy63
Lost title is different depending on the state....

Lost title is different depending on the state. Pictures would be nice. It sounds like a ok deal to me.
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 09-05-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,294
Posted By Heliguy63
Wow the storage looks awesome! Did you make that...

Wow the storage looks awesome! Did you make that your self?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-01-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,825
Posted By Heliguy63
I tow my airstream when my 2006 4 runner 4x4. It...

I tow my airstream when my 2006 4 runner 4x4. It had the 4.0L V6. The airstream weighs about 4500 lbs. I normally set the Cruise control at 55 to 60 mph. I sometimes get passed by semi trucks but...
Forum: 1965-1969 Sovereign 08-27-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,363
Posted By Heliguy63
Can't wait to see what the silver window tint...

Can't wait to see what the silver window tint looks like! Awesome build! Thanks for all the great information.
Forum: On The Road... 08-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,068
Posted By Heliguy63
Where and when did the camper get stolen in Las...

Where and when did the camper get stolen in Las Vegas?
Forum: Member Introductions 08-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Heliguy63
Welcome to the forums! There are many great...

Welcome to the forums! There are many great threads and people that would be glad to help you out. Good luck finding a house. Please post some pictures as we all have a small addiction to them....
Forum: On The Road... 08-21-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,068
Posted By Heliguy63
I live in Vegas and I will keep an eye out for...

I live in Vegas and I will keep an eye out for you. I do a lot of driving around town.
Forum: 1965-1969 Sovereign 08-15-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,363
Posted By Heliguy63
My trailer also had a hole cut in it to allow a...

My trailer also had a hole cut in it to allow a larger water heater. And cuts in various other spots as well. So I will be replacing some sheets as well on my trailer. I guess cutting the outside was...
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 08-14-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Heliguy63
Thanks. I'm thinking at this point we are doing a...

Thanks. I'm thinking at this point we are doing a shell off restoration what year is yours? In 1964 airstream changed how they changed the end caps. The sheets no longer line up. I like yours much...
Forum: 1958 Pacer 08-11-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,937
Posted By Heliguy63
I tow my 29' with my 2006 four runner. I don't...

I tow my 29' with my 2006 four runner. I don't know why everyone thinks you need a 2500 diesel to tow a trailer. Great looking rebuild.
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 08-03-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Heliguy63
Well a lot has gone on since my last post. While...

Well a lot has gone on since my last post. While trying to bring Loretta back and forth to storage the rear electric brakes started to seize up. Upon further inspection this is what I found.
...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By Heliguy63
Four layers! Jezz! That's a ton of paint! I don't...

Four layers! Jezz! That's a ton of paint! I don't think with the lack of quality on the paint job they would have taking the time to bondo. But you never know.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-29-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By Heliguy63
Thanks for the input. We will see what happens!...

Thanks for the input. We will see what happens! It would be a project for sure.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-28-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By Heliguy63
It's not an argosy. I think they painted it white...

It's not an argosy. I think they painted it white because they wanted to keep the heat down In the trailer as it is located in a desert location. Assuming no dents, sanding and bomdo. Do you think...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-28-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By Heliguy63
Stripping painted airstream.

A friend of mine is thinking about buying this 1961 airstream. Does anyone know how much work it would be to strip the paint? Do you think it would be worth it? Any input would be awesome!
...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 07-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,761
Posted By Heliguy63
Cool thanks I plan on replacing the entire sub...

Cool thanks I plan on replacing the entire sub floor. I will wait tell in have the floor out and I can access the back of the compartment. Wonder what goods I might find.
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 07-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,761
Posted By Heliguy63
Oh it's a 64 ambassador.

Oh it's a 64 ambassador.
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 07-10-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,761
Posted By Heliguy63
No key for outside compartment.

I have no key for this outside compartment. Any ideas of how to open it without damaging it? It is easy to find a replacement lock?



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Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 07-10-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By Heliguy63
"Loretta" 1964 Ambassador

Well I posted on the new members section and I think its about time I start posting here. After a long wait my wife and I have finally acquired the title to our trailer. My wife and I have named her...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 07-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,077
Posted By Heliguy63
Any luck?

Any luck?
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 07-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,077
Posted By Heliguy63
Searched google for a while and this is the best...

Searched google for a while and this is the best I could come up with. Give them a call and see if they can help. I have not used them before. Not even sure they do trailer liens. But it's worth a...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 07-03-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,077
Posted By Heliguy63
We purchased our 64 ambassador with out a title...

We purchased our 64 ambassador with out a title in californa in but we live in Nevada. I tried finding the title the old fashion way by finding the old owners of the trailer. Once we ran into about...
Forum: Trailer Values 06-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By Heliguy63
I paid 500 for mine it's a 64. It needs to be...

I paid 500 for mine it's a 64. It needs to be completely redone as someone was living in it full time.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 06-11-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Heliguy63
Keep us posted! Any pictures?

Keep us posted! Any pictures?
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 05-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,294
Posted By Heliguy63
Wow! Looks great so far. They did a good job on...

Wow! Looks great so far. They did a good job on the hitch.
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 05-27-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By Heliguy63
Wow! That's looks way better than my 64...

Wow! That's looks way better than my 64 ambassador! Post some pictures of the inside. I am also preparing to restore mine. Looking forward to more post.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-25-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Heliguy63
Thanks cliff still working on the title. Can you...

Thanks cliff still working on the title. Can you help me find the 62overlander restoration. I can't seem to find it.
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 05-25-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,294
Posted By Heliguy63
How's the project coming? What is vintage...

How's the project coming? What is vintage academy? Any pictures yet?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-12-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,360
Posted By Heliguy63
I tow my 29 foot 1964 ambassador with my 2006 V6...

I tow my 29 foot 1964 ambassador with my 2006 V6 Toyota 4 runner. The 4.0L V6 tows the double axel trailer all day long at about 4500 lbs. i get about 15 mph at 60 mph. I would recommend the Toyota....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 05-12-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Heliguy63
Hello ariyah Did you come across a thing I...

Hello ariyah

Did you come across a thing I am also be removing the sub floor. We have very similar trailers. Mine is an 64 ambassador. Do you have some pictures of yours?
Forum: Member Introductions 05-11-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Heliguy63
more photos.. Let me know if you would like...

more photos..

Let me know if you would like to see some more of any particular part of the Trailer.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Heliguy63
Cliff I plan on removing all of the interior...

Cliff

I plan on removing all of the interior and floor to inspect frame. From what I can see from the rear access there is some good rusting on the frame. Depending on how bad it is I may just...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-11-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Heliguy63
Well when we purchased the trailer the...

Well when we purchased the trailer the registration said 1963. However after further investigation I believe it is a 1964. I have updated my profile to show a 1964. more pictures to come soon!
Forum: Member Introductions 05-10-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Heliguy63
Thanks cliff. Yeah the inside is trashed. We are...

Thanks cliff. Yeah the inside is trashed. We are planing on gutting the trailer. Here is a picture for you. I am not yet sure if I should take everything out then reinstall it. Or just rebuild the in...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Heliguy63
New member! 1964 Ambassador.

My wife and I just purchased this 1964 airstream in a small trailer park. Found it in Southern California in middle of the desert. Small place place called Palo Verde, CA. My wife and I plan on...
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 04-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,294
Posted By Heliguy63
*62 Ambassador, Hazel Revitalization*

Wow! Looks awesome! We purchased are 63 ambassador a month ago. Still working on securing the title. Once we do my wife and I will start work on it. It needs a ton of work! I'm am looking forward to...
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