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Old 04-13-2021, 01:16 PM   #1
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We are on a long road trip from the west coast and are in need of some repairs to our 68 Overlander. Any recommendations on experienced shops in the Chicago Area? I need work to our toilet/ blackwater tank. Also may need subfloor repairs in the same area
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Hi, I haven’t lived in the area for decades. Chicago there should be a lot of places to help you. However you might look into Rockfalls, where my father bought his Airstream years ago. About 100 west of Chicago. I have a question regarding your Overlander. I found one in the CA Sierra. Been sitting for 15+ years in the pine trees locked up. Looks like it’s worth restoring. The old lady might want it removed. It’s a 1968 Overlander . What do you think I should offer if interested. Probably need a complete refurbish
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Toilet, Black Tank and Floor does not sound like something I would get done while on the road. Maybe a better solution would be to purchase a portable camping toilet for the trip and address the repairs when back home.
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Toilet, Black Tank and Floor does not sound like something I would get done while on the road. Maybe a better solution would be to purchase a portable camping toilet for the trip and address the repairs when back home.
What he said... I don't think you ever know how big a 'small' floor repair can get until you start taking things apart.
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Iím assuming the black tank is above floor in a 68. If it the original floor and is rotting under the tank, the frame may also be rusted under the floor.
To do it right, I would remove the entire bathroom, fix frame if needed, and replace the entire section of floor under the bathroom.
Not a quick repair on the road.
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