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Old 06-29-2020, 03:26 PM   #901
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Finally got around to replacing the lower belt line. I prefer to use olympics for the rivets. Such a nice look.

I also had the torn fabric inserts of the passenger seat replaced with this blue vinyl I am using as accents. My upholstery guy declined to do it, unless I would do the material removal and installation myself and just deliver the material to him. Now I understand why, it took me 1 1/2 to remove it and 5 !! to put it all back together. The armrest and the head rest and all the cable driven mechanics make it extremely difficult.
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Those seats look amazing! I wonder if you would share your upholsterer? I'd love to get my seats redone similarly. I'm also in Austin and would love to meet you at some point. It's been a huge learning experience reading through these posts! Oh, i'm buying a 92 350 from Arizona that i'm hoping to drive home very soon! Todd
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Old 06-29-2020, 03:57 PM   #902
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Those seats look amazing! I wonder if you would share your upholsterer? I'd love to get my seats redone similarly. I'm also in Austin and would love to meet you at some point. It's been a huge learning experience reading through these posts! Oh, i'm buying a 92 350 from Arizona that i'm hoping to drive home very soon! Todd

Hi Todd, Yes, I would be happy to share my upholsterer and my source of material (automotive vinyl) as well. He is a great guy, but claims every time I asked him to do another piece for me that he doesn't do Automotive. But I think we can talk him into it.

Now back to your 92 350 from Arizona. Tell us more about it and even better start your own thread, we are suckers for pictures.
Sometime down the road, I will be planning an South central Classic Airstream Motor rally, hope you will be able to join us when that time comes around.
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Old 06-29-2020, 04:47 PM   #903
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Whilst I was cutting holes in the floor to reach the top of the Airbags, I discovered a big unused space under the Pantry. I decided to make it accessible with a flip down door for spare parts. Its the little things that count,right?
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Old 06-29-2020, 05:27 PM   #904
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Good grab on the spare space.....Iím planning on doing the same under my washer/dryer in the closet in the bedroom.....the safe is there....have never been able to open it....who knows.....it could be a time capsule. Regards, Bob
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Old 06-29-2020, 05:40 PM   #905
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........ Sometime down the road, I will be planning an South central Classic Airstream Motor rally, hope you will be able to join us when that time comes around.
Now that will be an event worth travelling for!

Now all I need is a small lakeside plot, just big enough for a pole-barn (to park Peanut) and striking distance to the (international) airport so we can winter somewhere warm.
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Old 06-29-2020, 06:58 PM   #906
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Good grab on the spare space.....I’m planning on doing the same under my washer/dryer in the closet in the bedroom.....the safe is there....have never been able to open it....who knows.....it could be a time capsule. Regards, Bob

Thanks for the info on your safe location, I will be trying my keys No I will not tell you where they hid it in the 350 and no, you can not use a creeper and role around under my rig
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Old 06-29-2020, 08:01 PM   #907
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Good grab on the spare space.....Iím planning on doing the same under my washer/dryer in the closet in the bedroom.....the safe is there....have never been able to open it....who knows.....it could be a time capsule. Regards, Bob


I found some .380 ammo in our 345ís safe....
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Old 06-30-2020, 10:04 AM   #908
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Finally got around to pulling the lower rub rail to permanently seal the problem spots. And did I find some bad stuff! The drainage of the drivers side awning happen to dump right on this area and it soaked and destroyed the floor on that side. What were they (not) thinking???
All of the coaches I've worked on in those areas look the same. Definite p*ss/poor way of making something.
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Old 06-30-2020, 10:44 AM   #909
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I tried my key from the 325LE.....LOL, no luck. I believe the company that made the safes is out of business......any ideas ? Regards, Bob
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Old 06-30-2020, 12:46 PM   #910
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Should you ever be so foolish and replace some of the pin striping/decal, here is a little trick to deal with those pesky rivet heads. Shave em..
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I tried my key from the 325LE.....LOL, no luck. I believe the company that made the safes is out of business......any ideas ? Regards, Bob

The only thing safe about that safe is the lid part, the box itself is just thin metal. Cut a hole in the bottom or cut the bottom out to access the back of the lock.
Then share the proceeds
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Old 06-30-2020, 01:17 PM   #912
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Ahhh.....great idea, never thought if that. Do you think a locksmith would be able to re-key it ?
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Once I see how it works, maybe I can use the one from the 325LE until I can get the one from the 370LE re-keyed. Regards, Bob
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Old 06-30-2020, 01:23 PM   #914
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Ahhh.....great idea, never thought if that. Do you think a locksmith would be able to re-key it ?

I am sure they could. The spare may be in the box, haha.
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With my luck Iíll use a 4Ē hole saw and cut into some old ammo and kill myself.....or end up cutting through $10,000.00 that the previous owner left in there. Regards, Bob
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With my luck Iíll use a 4Ē hole saw and cut into some old ammo and kill myself.....or end up cutting through $10,000.00 that the previous owner left in there. Regards, Bob

Like I said, share the proceeds, write your will now I take the 325
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Like I said, share the proceeds, write your will now I take the 325
ok you guys have proven that you have not really lived because you dont know any characters .....to whom the safe is just another door to opoen
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The day has finally come, I completed all the new decals and inserts. Sure is a lot of work. Polishing is also close to be completed as well as the repainting
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The day has finally come, I completed all the new decals and inserts. Sure is a lot of work. Polishing is also close to be completed as well as the repainting


Very nice
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The day has finally come, I completed all the new decals and inserts. Sure is a lot of work. Polishing is also close to be completed as well as the repainting
If it wasn't so darn long I'd call it a trailer queen......
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