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Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-31-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Shelby GR-1. Polished aluminum!!!!!!!!!!

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605hp. Wonder how much it can...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-24-2005, 11:06 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 42,699
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I don't know, If I'm running away I'd rather...

I don't know, If I'm running away I'd rather dodge less bullets. That body armor deal was real freaky. I'd like to see that again.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-24-2005, 09:38 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 42,699
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Well I'm sure there are some guys out in your...

Well I'm sure there are some guys out in your part that have some assault riffles and the government "ain't never gonna take 'em". You probably have a few who insist that this govenment is illegal...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-24-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 42,699
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
What budget shortfalls? G W Bush is going to hit...

What budget shortfalls? G W Bush is going to hit us up for another 80 bil. That's about $300 per every man, woman and child. Probably $500-$600 for every taxpayer. Things sure are better over...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-24-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 42,699
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I bet there are a few guys wanted by the police...

I bet there are a few guys wanted by the police in Lee's area. I wonder if he is all for carpet bombing his town.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-01-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,024
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
TT put it on the pad. Smeared the pad on the...

TT put it on the pad. Smeared the pad on the trailer and then turned it on.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-02-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,374
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I believe an Airmark is about 2 grand. The...

I believe an Airmark is about 2 grand. The little sanding I did worked fine. I sanded out some scratches. Others say it's a bad idea. They are taking advice from Nuvite, I believe.
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-11-2004, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,481
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
The windows have screws on the top inside of the...

The windows have screws on the top inside of the frame. You have to the pry the outer piece away from the inside. The 2 pieces sandwich the window.

You sure you don't just need to change the...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-11-2004, 08:52 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 66,004
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
That's the best part. So many people will come...

That's the best part. So many people will come up to you and ask you questions or make coments. I like watching people as they pass you as they check out the trailer. Just make sure to keep an eye...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-11-2004, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,067
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I'll may get killed for this. How far is it from...

I'll may get killed for this. How far is it from home? Is it a flat road? If you can buy it and store it there for a bit you are better off waiting til you get a brake controller.
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 03-12-2004, 01:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,418
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Sounds like a great trip. Just don't watch the...

Sounds like a great trip. Just don't watch the Sox when they play the Yanks. Things just don't seem to go well for you guys.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-05-2004, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,575
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Hey Rog, Just to clarify, it's a near...

Hey Rog,

Just to clarify, it's a near consensus that you must use a polisher as the first polishing step. Many use a cyclo at the end to get rid of the swirl marks. Some don't.

For now get...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-03-2004, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,308
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
You're right. That is a winner.

You're right. That is a winner.
Forum: 1970-79 Tradewind 02-29-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,610
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Not me. I jumped ahead to 2005. It's great.

Not me. I jumped ahead to 2005. It's great.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-28-2004, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,079
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
You might look into a Tourag or even a Canadian...

You might look into a Tourag or even a Canadian Intrepid.:)
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-27-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,238
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
The Cayenne has huge brakes and great power, but...

The Cayenne has huge brakes and great power, but I don't know about the suspension.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-26-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,238
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
x-ray, I'm on your side. Don't you get it?

x-ray, I'm on your side. Don't you get it?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-26-2004, 09:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,238
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
You must have a death wish towing with that...

You must have a death wish towing with that thing.

I don't know why you would trust a factory rating or any actual testing when you could just go by the "hunch" of a couple guys who have never...
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2004, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
San Elijo SB ...

San Elijo SB https://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=662

It looks pretty nice. I've never been there. About 25 miles north of San Diego. They have some full hookupd. That's about all my...
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Thanks Brett. I called to ask them where to...

Thanks Brett.

I called to ask them where to measure from and the guy said don't worry about it. Just tell them what size it is when you get here. I hope he is working when we get there. $20 on...
Forum: On The Road... 02-08-2004, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
What length do I use for a campground measurement?

I am looking to take my 68 Overlander to a California State Beach. It has spot available for a 24 foot trailer. I know Airstream lengths are quoted from bumber to ball. From what I understand...
Forum: Our Community 12-26-2003, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
It worked great for me. I've got DSL and RealOne...

It worked great for me. I've got DSL and RealOne Player.

The Wheel Estate was great. Thanks for putting that on.
Forum: Windows & Screens 11-15-2003, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
After thinking about it for a bit. I have the...

After thinking about it for a bit. I have the curved windows up near the top, that I have had to replace. It was tough to get it to bend. So in that aspect, curved glass would be great.
Forum: Windows & Screens 11-15-2003, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
The glass would be better, but I don't mind the...

The glass would be better, but I don't mind the plastics. The Acrylite is bettter than glass in some aspects. It is very unlikely to break.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-14-2003, 08:52 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 66,004
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I was wondering why my 68 Overlander...

I was wondering why my 68 Overlander International didn't come with wood paneling on the ceiling. I guess that's not wood.

On the SS-Nuvite debate, I found that on my roof, which I didn't strip,...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-29-2003, 05:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,157
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Hearing Don's results confirms my thinking. ...

Hearing Don's results confirms my thinking.

I had already made a pass with the Nuvite before Trailer Trash came by and got me into the SS. I ordered 2 bottles of SS from Stef and the pads from...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-27-2003, 09:53 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 66,004
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
The front of mine was bad too. A lot of little...

The front of mine was bad too. A lot of little pits. I sanded a small area it compounded it out. It worked well. What I should do but I don't know if I had the guts to so is, 1200 sand the whole...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-26-2003, 11:59 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 66,004
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Go with the sandpaper, you will not do any...

Go with the sandpaper, you will not do any damage. Start with 1200, then compound it to see what it looks like. You might need to go a little more course. When sanding an area within a section,...
Forum: Parts Archive 09-24-2003, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,142
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
$4,000 windows coming out of a $2000 trailer. ...

$4,000 windows coming out of a $2000 trailer. Wow.
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 09-16-2003, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,784
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I've got a fly in my house. Can you send over...

I've got a fly in my house. Can you send over your friend with the bulldozer?
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 09-06-2003, 09:22 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,024
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
You need 2 different 3M pads. One is more course...

You need 2 different 3M pads. One is more course than the other. The course pad is 5701 and the fine is 5705. These are double sided and last longer than most stuff you get at Autozone, etc. You...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 09-05-2003, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,437
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I saw your rig there. Looks pretty nice. I was...

I saw your rig there. Looks pretty nice. I was wondering what the deal with it was. Good luck. Let me know if you need any other place to take it. There are some good non-dealer mechanics in...
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-04-2003, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I have a 68 which are the same window style. Not...

I have a 68 which are the same window style. Not sure which window you are talking about. The ones with the cranks require double sided tape up top. You need to pull out the screw and pull the two...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-18-2003, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,831
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Most people who use a Cyclo also use a compound...

Most people who use a Cyclo also use a compound polisher if the trailer hasn't been polished recently. If you don't use a compounder then you need a course grade of polish, since the Cyclo doesn't...
Forum: Axles 08-16-2003, 08:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,903
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I had 3 guys and it did make it easier. It took...

I had 3 guys and it did make it easier. It took us about 2 1/2 hours. Used a floor jack and some jack stands. I needed a prybar to get the axel to fit in between the frame. I thought it was...
Forum: Commercial Listings 08-11-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,355
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I just bought my pads at levine auto. No idea...

I just bought my pads at levine auto. No idea who they were. Lewis marine seemed to be a wholesale type place. Levine was cheaper. 5701 is the coarse pad. 5705 is the less coarse pad. 5710 is...
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-11-2003, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,775
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
The 66-68 were different than the other years. ...

The 66-68 were different than the other years. It seems that I need to take the window out. But I'm not sure how to do that. From the inside or outside? I started to try to take it out from the...
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-11-2003, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,775
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
How do I fix this? See pictue.

Someone must know how to do this. It seems the widow must be disasimbled. I have removed some rivets from the interior, but I still am not sure how to do this. When I got the trailer the plexi was...
Forum: Commercial Listings 08-11-2003, 12:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,355
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
The spot on the top is what Trailer trash did.

The spot on the top is what Trailer trash did.
Forum: Commercial Listings 08-11-2003, 12:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,355
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
try again

try again
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-10-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,780
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I was thinking the other day that yo ought to get...

I was thinking the other day that yo ought to get yourself a vintage trailer. Keep your Bambi, but get yourself an older Airstream as well.

As much as you are on here, talking about Airstreams,...
Forum: Commercial Listings 08-09-2003, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,355
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
TrailerTrash just came by and spent a few hours...

TrailerTrash just came by and spent a few hours over here. I'd have to say that I am impressed.

I have had my trailer for about a year and have been working on polishing for a year off and on. ...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-08-2003, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Holiday Inn that's a good one. I think some...

Holiday Inn that's a good one.

I think some of the advice given at times is from Holiday Inn guests.
Forum: Our Community 08-03-2003, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Airstreeam Dreams has them. Pretty good price...

Airstreeam Dreams has them. Pretty good price from what I understand.
Forum: Commercial Listings 08-03-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,355
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I live in Blythe and would have loved for you to...

I live in Blythe and would have loved for you to give me a demo. I'm polishing mine right now going the conventional route. Compound with Nuvite, etc. I haven't polished the roof yet. Aircraft...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-03-2003, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,341
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Overflow hose in freshwater tank is loose.

When I fill up my water tank if I fill it to full I notice a water leak to the ground coming out of below the water tank. On inspection I noticed what I think is an overflow tube (1/2 inch maybe)...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2003, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,617
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
I agree with you qqq. I think the peple here...

I agree with you qqq.

I think the peple here are into their trailer and want the best to tow it with. I have been considering wd/sway control, but everytime I go out it pulls like a dream. I've...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 07-30-2003, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,832
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
You mean aluminum?

You mean aluminum?
Forum: Our Community 07-29-2003, 07:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,928
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
A Chevy Silverado or the Ford Super Duty are only...

A Chevy Silverado or the Ford Super Duty are only 3 inches wider in both track and width so your point doesn't make any sense. Are those to narrow also.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 07-25-2003, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,681
Posted By TBKP's Overlander
Rivets I mean.

Rivets I mean.
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