Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-12-2020, 07:17 PM   #1
Overkill Specialist
Commercial Member
 
GMFL's Avatar

 
2020 30 Globetrotter
2014 23' International
Dadeville , Alabama
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 4,093
Images: 4
Blog Entries: 52
Dexter 11 Lift kit modified for Airstream install - Alabama

As many of you are aware I install quite a few Airstream lift kits each month. The problem with installing a lift kit on an Airstream is you can t get a wrench on the back side of the bolt to hold it while tightening them. This requires the lift kit bolts to be modified by welding a stop tab to the head of the bolt which will allow The bolt to swage in place and not spin. You can then tighten the Nuts to the required torque. The bolts are Grade 5 tempered so care has to be taken when welding the stop tabs in place to not let the bolt get to hot and loose it s temper.

I had modified tons of these kits and have decided to offer the modified kits for sale here for the DIY ers who want to install their on kit but do not have access to a welder to modify the kit.

etrailer lists these kits for 256.53 at current, but that price fluctuates regularly you as much as 305.96 depending on stock.

Buy these kits in bulk and will sell the modified kits for 300 plus shipping.





View this ad at Airstream Classifieds - Dexter 11 Lift kit modified for Airstream install - Alabama


__________________

GMFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2020, 10:01 PM   #2
Rivet Master

 
2007 22' International CCD
Corona , California
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 8,353
GMFL,

Dumb question, from the axle tag below, how do I tell if I have a #10 or #11 axle.

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_4733.JPG
Views:	3
Size:	275.7 KB
ID:	378418

This is on my 2007 22 International CCD that has dual axles, but no OEM shocks at all. I discovered this when I got new tires put on last year.

Of course if Im involved, its going to be weird or unique...the Department of Overkill Engineering is like that...
__________________

__________________
Rich, KE4GNK/AE, Overkill Engineering Dept.
'The Silver HamShack' ('07 International 22FB CCD 75th Anniversary)
Multiple Yaesu Ham Radios inside and many antennae sprouting from roof, ProPride hitch, Prodigy P2 controller.
2012 shortbed CrewMax 4x4 Toyota Tacoma TV with more antennae on it.
rmkrum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2020, 08:35 AM   #3
Rivet Master
 
dznf0g's Avatar
 
2007 30' Classic
Oswego , Illinois
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 10,810
Images: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by rmkrum View Post
GMFL,

Dumb question, from the axle tag below, how do I tell if I have a #10 or #11 axle.

Attachment 378418

This is on my 2007 22 International CCD that has dual axles, but no OEM shocks at all. I discovered this when I got new tires put on last year.

Of course if Im involved, its going to be weird or unique...the Department of Overkill Engineering is like that...
You really can't, but if you call Dexter with the tag info, they can pull the build sheet for that axle.
__________________
-Rich-

"If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." - Red Green
dznf0g is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2020, 12:49 PM   #4
Overkill Specialist
Commercial Member
 
GMFL's Avatar

 
2020 30 Globetrotter
2014 23' International
Dadeville , Alabama
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 4,093
Images: 4
Blog Entries: 52
If you measure the axle mounting plate. 10” =#10. 11” =#11
GMFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dexter lift kit install Kentbrookin Boondocking 8 03-31-2020 10:29 AM
Dexter #11 Lift kit. Fits Airstream Sport 22 Chrisanne Airstream Classifieds 0 09-12-2019 05:38 PM
Dexter 3" Lift Kit for Airstream 19' tueype Airstream Classifieds 0 10-14-2018 09:36 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.