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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-02-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By RM66caravel
Somebody had it covered with a tarp of some sort!...

Somebody had it covered with a tarp of some sort! Have seen it before! Aluminum does NOT like plastic tarp at all!
Cliff
Forum: Member Introductions 05-02-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By RM66caravel
Hello and welcome to the forums! Lovely picture...

Hello and welcome to the forums! Lovely picture but where are the pictures of the inside? I hope that you enjoy the airstream and tell us all of your adventures!
Cliff
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-24-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,802
Posted By RM66caravel
UK damn you must be rich! Just kidding but...

UK damn you must be rich! Just kidding but welcome to the site anyway! So we only get one picture? Let's not tease the folks here we need more than just one! Actually you should take lots of pictures...
Forum: 1984 -1986 Excella 04-24-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By RM66caravel
Welcome to the airstream world! Okay first we all...

Welcome to the airstream world! Okay first we all like pictures here as we are actually aluminum junkies and it is what we do! A camper is just like a boat except that the hole is on land and the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 03-07-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,151
Posted By RM66caravel
I like it any pictures of the skin? Love that...

I like it any pictures of the skin? Love that part of va. Yes you have a major investment and start reading the shell off because of what you can see she will be needing a lot of love and it will be...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 12-15-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By RM66caravel
Nice find welcome and we will be looking forward...

Nice find welcome and we will be looking forward to those pictures!
Cliff
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 10-04-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By RM66caravel
The Cylon or toasters have always come back but...

The Cylon or toasters have always come back but you have the ability to make her better than she was before just remember that crap can get fracking expensive so patch paste and reuse what you can!...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-08-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By RM66caravel
So are you using this as? I noticed in the...

So are you using this as? I noticed in the picture that your baby has some other issues like the particle board on top of the original floor and the rusted out tail light frames. How does the trailer...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 52,705
Posted By RM66caravel
I like the way it turned out! Keep it going ...

I like the way it turned out! Keep it going
Cliff
Forum: Member Introductions 06-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,089
Posted By RM66caravel
Was not going to offer the life advise but I am...

Was not going to offer the life advise but I am by no means an adviser so that's good but I did think that he would be history before long as it just did not seem like he was your friend! You know...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 04-22-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By RM66caravel
It actually looks harder than it is to repair! If...

It actually looks harder than it is to repair! If you have a bucking buddy and a source for aluminum you could do it and if you have time on your side take it and have some fun with the repair.
Cliff
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-16-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By RM66caravel
Bolted connections are prone to failure through...

Bolted connections are prone to failure through vibration and the elements and yes I know that the bolted brackets could possibly last longer then the remaining welded points but that is just the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-15-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By RM66caravel
Buddy why can you not weld with plywood so close?...

Buddy why can you not weld with plywood so close? We are talking structure here so cut the floor bolts on the outrigger and use a shield of scrap stock thin enough to get between the metal and floor...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 04-14-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,643
Posted By RM66caravel
So green feet huh! Bet the baby wants hers green...

So green feet huh! Bet the baby wants hers green too! Looks awesome and I only hope that you get more pleasure out of it than the work you have put into it! You deserve it you have done an awesome...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-14-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By RM66caravel
If you want to play with it and need to have...

If you want to play with it and need to have stress in your life then I say offer them 300 for it if they say no then move on! Yes the can sell parts and scrap the rest but it will cost nearly...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-11-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By RM66caravel
Seth if there is enough floor for a template that...

Seth if there is enough floor for a template that would be cool but in most cases the floor on one end or both is for the most part history! Frank of frankstrailerworks has an awesome method for...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-10-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By RM66caravel
Pretty cool first the belly pan covers the bottom...

Pretty cool first the belly pan covers the bottom and the band around the bottom edge covers the rivets holdin the skin to the c channel and the belly pan there is also a hold down plate on the hitch...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-09-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By RM66caravel
Yes but will require some care or band aids and...

Yes but will require some care or band aids and beer which ever works! Drill out the rivets and stop!!! So you are not pulling the shell you will need to read a few threads on shell on shell off as...
Forum: Trailer Values 04-09-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By RM66caravel
Okay so I am not a fan of miss piggy but I can...

Okay so I am not a fan of miss piggy but I can not see lipstick looking good on any pig!
Cliff
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 04-09-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By RM66caravel
First breath take a break and then some pictures!...

First breath take a break and then some pictures! We love pictures and they help get advice you need. The extra piece of wood is a picture we need and the floor on your 67 how much of it is bad? Does...
Forum: Trailer Values 04-09-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By RM66caravel
I must agree for the price should be sealed,...

I must agree for the price should be sealed, clean and solid ready for the road! Check the floors frame if you can get look into the belly pan! Put on old clothes and take a flash light a long shank...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,585
Posted By RM66caravel
Looks like you are getting it done unlike some of...

Looks like you are getting it done unlike some of us!!!! I have been busy but that is about to change I have to get something done! Keep updating it keeps me moving.
Cliff
Forum: Member Introductions 03-26-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By RM66caravel
Calm down and relax you will do great until you...

Calm down and relax you will do great until you get to the curves the sides are pretty straight and it sounds like you have help so take it one step at a time if you have a source of cheap 1/2 inch...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-22-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By RM66caravel
First did you make a template for the floor? Next...

First did you make a template for the floor? Next for all but the curved sections you can have the c channel made at any hvac prefab shop they need a piece of the old stuff. If you do not have a...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-14-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By RM66caravel
Welcome and oh are you ever nuts (leaving her at...

Welcome and oh are you ever nuts (leaving her at home) makes them want to shop and spend our airstream funds! So I take it that you are looking for an overlander size 57 to 59 cruzer vintage? Lots of...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 02-18-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 52,552
Posted By RM66caravel
Looking good take your time!

Looking good take your time!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-09-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,393
Posted By RM66caravel
It is a rush flipping it with the floor on my...

It is a rush flipping it with the floor on my babe said I was nuts!
Cliff
Forum: 1960 Safari 01-28-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,252
Posted By RM66caravel
Yes label everything! I should have would have...

Yes label everything! I should have would have saved me kicking my self as much!
Cliff
Forum: 1960 Safari 01-28-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,252
Posted By RM66caravel
So remove those inner walls and pop that shel...

So remove those inner walls and pop that shel loose! Made it easier in my opinion!
Cliff
Forum: 1960 Safari 01-25-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,252
Posted By RM66caravel
You are making progress but you do have your work...

You are making progress but you do have your work cut out for you! Cutout yeah a lot of that too! Keep up the great work.
Cliff
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 01-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,273
Posted By RM66caravel
Looks real good! Weather still has me on hold...

Looks real good! Weather still has me on hold rain rain and more rain!
Forum: 1960 Safari 01-23-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,252
Posted By RM66caravel
For hunting huh? Smell a little musty? Looks like...

For hunting huh? Smell a little musty? Looks like a great project so where (what state) are you? I ask because it looks warmer there which means more work time unless you are having our nc monsoon...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-04-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 87,133
Posted By RM66caravel
Okay swabby you must be one stealthy dude cuz...

Okay swabby you must be one stealthy dude cuz nobody has spotted you yet! I know that you will make it just fine and that once settled in you will continue the adventure! Smooth sailing to ya sir and...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 12-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,185
Posted By RM66caravel
Happy new year and congrats/condolences on the...

Happy new year and congrats/condolences on the sale of your airstream.
Cliff
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-30-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 87,133
Posted By RM66caravel
Congrats on the family increase and sounds like a...

Congrats on the family increase and sounds like a great plan for the drive keep us in the loop please and smooth driving!
Cliff
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 12-29-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,006
Posted By RM66caravel
Okay Tim where is your thread and are there...

Okay Tim where is your thread and are there pictures?
Cliff
Forum: Our Community 12-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7,299
Views: 1,108,306
Posted By RM66caravel
Were you beside yourself? Cliff

Were you beside yourself?
Cliff
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 12-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 25,358
Posted By RM66caravel
I agree and lately research seems to be the bad...

I agree and lately research seems to be the bad weather work which I am beginning to enjoy!
Cliff
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 12-28-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 25,358
Posted By RM66caravel
I will be doing a lot more research before buying...

I will be doing a lot more research before buying one but it is what she wants!
Cliff
Forum: 1974 - 1977 Overlander 12-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,494
Posted By RM66caravel
Congrats on your find! Welcome and we are looking...

Congrats on your find! Welcome and we are looking forward to seeing your pictures!
Cliff
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 12-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By RM66caravel
We feel your pain Deb with work and family and...

We feel your pain Deb with work and family and weather not much accomplished here. Soon I hope
Cliff
Forum: 1959 - 1965 Ambassador 12-22-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By RM66caravel
So did you buy it?

So did you buy it?
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 12-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,459
Posted By RM66caravel
Improvisions are necessary almost everyday and...

Improvisions are necessary almost everyday and most would say anybody that drove a car without a seatbelt was just begging for a hospital visit! Well I grew up (and survived) before many vehicles had...
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 12-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 25,358
Posted By RM66caravel
The door hinge on the 66 is mounted or at least...

The door hinge on the 66 is mounted or at least mine was with 1inch long 1/8 inch rivets I did not like the way they bucked in so I am replacing them with the 3/16 by 1 inch. Which to me would be...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 12-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By RM66caravel
Awesome keep up the good work Cliff

Awesome keep up the good work
Cliff
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 12-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,459
Posted By RM66caravel
Okay I will probably catch hell for this but I...

Okay I will probably catch hell for this but I have hauled trailers that (not airstreams) cars trucks loads of beef amongst other things and some of those loads were rather hairy but I was doing...
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 12-20-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 25,358
Posted By RM66caravel
Oh yes I received done 3/16 X 1" and will be...

Oh yes I received done 3/16 X 1" and will be including some of those also! I like them much better!
Cliff
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 12-20-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 25,358
Posted By RM66caravel
Not really but I am still plugging away on her!...

Not really but I am still plugging away on her! Life keeps getting in the way but all should be slowing down soon! I have promised some rivets and have not mailed them yet but like I said it all...
Forum: Trailer Values 11-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,498
Posted By RM66caravel
Offer him what you are comfortable with and set a...

Offer him what you are comfortable with and set a limit! You will have to work on it so leave yourself some room and have fun! Too much for me may be a steal for others!
Cliff
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 11-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,676
Posted By RM66caravel
No jimmy was taller! Looks like you do enjoy the...

No jimmy was taller! Looks like you do enjoy the world or hidden rivets and broken drill bits!
Cliff
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