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Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 07-10-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Fresh Water Tank Hanger Strap Bolts

Prepping and checking out trailer today for next week's run to Doswell for International Rally. I found the outboard, streetside, fresh water tank strap hanging down loose. Obviously, the bolt is...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 06-17-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By tinbender
Atwood Water Heater -- 6 gallon

Title: Add New - Airstream Trailer Classifieds - Airstream Trailers For Sale
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Atwood 6 gallon water heater GCH6A-10E with heat exchanger. Dual...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-01-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
richw46, I see that you have an '06 model....

richw46,

I see that you have an '06 model. Your's was built before there were seals used in the rear which was a major water entry point in some trailers.
When looking for a 23' I found an '08...
Forum: On The Road... 04-01-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,035
Posted By tinbender
Classic Awning Colors

It's not wrong. Classic awnings changed to the present black, white, gray with the interior redesign in 2015. It's the same awning that came as original equipment on my 2001 16' Bambi. Colors change...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-04-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By tinbender
Not a statement on the good or bad of Maxxfan but...

Not a statement on the good or bad of Maxxfan but be advised that it takes more room to the rear to install one due to the length of the built in cover.

Might not make a difference depending...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 01-22-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,099
Posted By tinbender
Lighted Pump Switch

I installed this one in my 2013 right after I got the trailer. It has the Micro Pulse Monitor system so yours may be different. I found a switch online that was an exact fit for the existing hole for...
Forum: Doors & Locks 12-24-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,467
Posted By tinbender
Maybe Fixable

I have an oval window in my Signature but if I remember correctly, the Serenity has a rectangular window in the door. That would likely not work for a direct replacement. Think about comparing the...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-17-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Above the television

YMMV but.....

I have a 712, no dongle, and didn't want to cut into the aluminum wall so mine is above the television. I don't find it distracting as it only backlights when I scroll thru the info...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 12-16-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,440
Posted By tinbender
OK, I admit it. I have "Slider" envy. Some rare,...

OK, I admit it. I have "Slider" envy. Some rare, unique beauties there....
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 12-10-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Endurance Tire inflation

Wolfwhistle,

You may want to weigh your trailer and use the following as your guide. Should take out the guess work and you can find the level that best suits your load.

...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-16-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Sheriff1, Those step stools are great. I don't...

Sheriff1,
Those step stools are great. I don't need one it's just that I was so used to finding the ground in the same place without even thinking about it. Got used to the difference pretty...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 11-16-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Switz makes a very good point about the height of...

Switz makes a very good point about the height of the steps after a lift. After replacing my OEM axles with the never lube 15" wheel and tire version, I didn't think about the increased height and...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 11-02-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 119,900
Posted By tinbender
[QUOTE=Squire We haven't named our...

[QUOTE=Squire

We haven't named our trailer, yet. We have a long list of possible names, but thanks to Debbie, The Doll House was added and placed high on the list!

SquireQUOTE]


I...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-22-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By tinbender
Zil, You win the creative engineering of...

Zil,

You win the creative engineering of the year award!!


GWallace,

I have the one from O'reilly Auto on order.

Thanks to both of you...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 10-20-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By tinbender
Coolant tank

Need help with finding a new coolant tank for '78 Argosy 24' moho. 325746
All leads appreciated...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-11-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
No idea why photo posted twice......

No idea why photo posted twice......
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-11-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
First problem ever with my trailer was leak on...

First problem ever with my trailer was leak on city water inlet. Tightened it and all was good. Hard part was seeing anything, so I decided to make a see-thru access panel that would allow me to...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-16-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,829
Posted By tinbender
Long Live the Signature

Just like everything else, it all comes down to personal preference but I never walked into any Airstream and liked the interior as much as the Signature, complete with expresso ultraleather. Hickory...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-30-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 19,273
Posted By tinbender
Great news indeed ! Thanks for the updates...

Great news indeed ! Thanks for the updates Paula..
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 08-11-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,184
Posted By tinbender
If Garrett is doing the work, you can rest easy...

If Garrett is doing the work, you can rest easy that it will be good. Great guy and cares about what he does. Plus, his Dad works there, family affair.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-31-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 119,900
Posted By tinbender
Dingo, Us country folk know that kerosene on...

Dingo,
Us country folk know that kerosene on your britches will keep ticks away. Chiggers too. And I can say for sure that possums ain't chewy.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-28-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By tinbender
Same problem as OP

Now that I got a new truck, I can't open my tailgate either so looking for input. I see most of the prior posts involve 250 or 350 truck so may not apply to my situation.

Specifically I have a...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-18-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By tinbender
Airabel, The rivets in the black handle are...

Airabel,
The rivets in the black handle are stainless. At a minimum, you should put some sealant around it to stop leaking.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-19-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,451
Posted By tinbender
Thanks a lot Bear Force.. Exactly what I was...

Thanks a lot Bear Force.. Exactly what I was looking for. Asked and answered.

Gary …… You know as well as I do that questions pertaining to the stuff that car people sell are usually a waste of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-19-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,451
Posted By tinbender
Details of Max Tow Package

Timely subject as I am looking at a 2018 Lariat with the maxtow package. Have looked for 2 days online and cannot find exactly what is included in Ford's maxtow package. Only thing that seems for...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Uncle Bert, My 23 does not have this problem...

Uncle Bert,
My 23 does not have this problem but my Bambi did. You are correct, it is the trim on the bottom of the door that is cutting into the frame. When you say the dealer confirmed the whole...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-07-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By tinbender
Finding what will fit.....

Lots of great leads here, really appreciate all of you chiming in. Surely I'll solve my dilemma with all this input.

The photo shows what I want to replace. It is the original faucet and still...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-06-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By tinbender
Thank you very much wachuko. Exactly what I was...

Thank you very much wachuko. Exactly what I was looking for!! Is that a blue and red inset on the front?? I think Delta uses that mark on faucets. That helps also, should be able to find that. Owe...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-06-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By tinbender
Looking everywhere

Tim A,

The main reason that I am curious about how far the head sticks out is that in the place I need to install it doesn't have much room and and can't accommodate one that is like the ones in...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-06-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By tinbender
Thanks Tronadoa. I see that I wasn't clear about...

Thanks Tronadoa. I see that I wasn't clear about the extension measurement, I meant from the back of the faucet to the end of the head with hose NOT pulled out. Sorry about that....
thanks again.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-06-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By tinbender
Interstate wetbath shower/faucet

The photo posted here is from a 2018 Interstate. I am hoping that one of you owners can maybe help me with info about the shower/faucet. I am trying to figure out who makes this, as I want to buy one...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-30-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 119,900
Posted By tinbender
Not John, but, sharij -- post # 203, the one...

Not John, but,
sharij -- post # 203, the one immediately preceeding yours. has all the info for the rally.
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-05-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By tinbender
If they are nev r lube, sealed bearings, you...

If they are nev r lube, sealed bearings, you don't repack them.
Here is the criteria from the manufacturer, Dexter.
...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 03-04-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 119,900
Posted By tinbender
Sign me up. Thanks, Doll

Sign me up.

Thanks,

Doll
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-12-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By tinbender
Look at Formica Ebony # 9012 Naturelle finish.

Look at Formica Ebony # 9012 Naturelle finish.
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-30-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,163
Posted By tinbender
One thing I noticed that hasn't been mentioned.....

One thing I noticed that hasn't been mentioned.. If you get the MaxxAir with the integrated cover, be advised that you will need extra clearance to the rear of the fan due to the cover. Can't...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 01-28-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By tinbender
Int. Sig. laminate is made by Formica, 9012 Ebony...

Int. Sig. laminate is made by Formica, 9012 Ebony Naturelle finish.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-24-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,291
Posted By tinbender
Get a Marinco brand cord....

The cord on your 2005 may have been a Marinco brand cord and 30 amp inlet. Many of the models from that timeframe came with them. The original 30 amp inlet and cord that came with my 2001 Bambi is a...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 01-05-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By tinbender
Thanks for the suggestion Gary. With the look and...

Thanks for the suggestion Gary. With the look and a few phone calls, found out what I needed to know and the faucet has been replaced.
No freezing going on in this massive 34 I'm sitting in in...
Forum: Tires 01-04-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By tinbender
Spare Carrier Mod

Did this mod last summer. Extended the length of the front retaining arm on the curb side by welding in about 2 in. of new metal. Works great, nothing else had to be done to mine. The spare rack is...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 12-30-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By tinbender
2016 Int. Signature Faucet

Need to know the name brand of the kitchen faucet in a 2016 International Signature, 25'.
Did the search thing, no joy. Help appreciated, froze on the road, need a new one or parts .. ...
Forum: Roof 12-20-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,833
Posted By tinbender
Wash the top really well with car wash soap....

Wash the top really well with car wash soap. Cover the body below the white portion with paper or sheet plastic, to protect from overspray. Get Rustoleum spray can clear coat and coat over the paint....
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-24-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,270
Posted By tinbender
Paprika, Good point about the 12 volt...

Paprika,

Good point about the 12 volt outlets. I have also added several of them throughout the trailer and use them a lot. Some are installed side by side with the dual usb outlet. Having...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-24-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,270
Posted By tinbender
You can get the Blue Sea dual usb without a...

You can get the Blue Sea dual usb without a light. Look for model # 1045. It does have a dust cap, same as the one in the photo above.
Forum: The Rally Zone 10-17-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 114,775
Posted By tinbender
Rivet shaver will be there.. Look for Doll in the...

Rivet shaver will be there.. Look for Doll in the most beautiful trailer there.. 16' Bambi. Aka Swee' Pea.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 08-30-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
Goodyear Endurance ST tires are made in the US....

Goodyear Endurance ST tires are made in the US. The 15" comes in 2 sizes, 205 load range D and 225 load range E.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-29-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,147
Posted By tinbender
[QUOTE=DreamsInSlvr;2001011]Hello Streamers: ...

[QUOTE=DreamsInSlvr;2001011]Hello Streamers:



I have an electrical problem I need some expert help with please!



My 2013 Int 23D has been in my driveway unplugged for several days after...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 08-18-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 443,529
Posted By tinbender
The 23D thread

Axle swap ..... Got the same one that is now standard on the 23s. Nevrlube, 15" wheels and tires, self adjusting brakes, 6 lugs. Like the larger brakes a lot. Never had any problems with the 10"...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-13-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,303
Posted By tinbender
Atlas vs Interstate..... Yes, you are correct...

Atlas vs Interstate.....
Yes, you are correct badged differently.
I was told, by a friend who took the pictures at the factory, that there were 3 of them, all silver, sitting there labeled Pro 1,...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-12-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,303
Posted By tinbender
It has the model name "Atlas" on it, not...

It has the model name "Atlas" on it, not Interstate. Have a couple other views, including both in same photo for comparison, but they won't post for some reason.
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