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Forum: Fresh Water Systems 10-12-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Posse96
Water Access Cover

Good Day,


I have a 2016 19' Flying Cloud. I'm upgrading the various exterior plastic covers and elements such as the range hood vent cover, Cable/Satellite connectors and the portable water...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-12-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By Posse96
I agree AB Lifestyles offer sheets with fitted...

I agree AB Lifestyles offer sheets with fitted sheets designed for Airstream's unique mattress shape. I like them as they are somewhat USA made. The sheets are made of CA cotton, but woven into...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-12-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Posse96
Update for me. I didn't change out the fixtures...

Update for me. I didn't change out the fixtures to the warm lights. Followed other members suggestions to use lighting gels. My friend and I cut out some disks and it worked out really well. I used...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 10-12-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Posse96
I'm currently doing the same. I have the Cool...

I'm currently doing the same. I have the Cool White LED recessed lights and want warm white. The Airstream dealer wanted $300/light or $4800 to switch to the warm white fixture. I found the lights...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-24-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By Posse96
Thanks for posting this because in September of...

Thanks for posting this because in September of 2020, it's still coming up.

Why can't Airstream simply make the bulb replaceable? I did a lot of footwork on converting the past two days I should...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-24-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Posse96
Good Day, Have an update to this adventure. ...

Good Day,

Have an update to this adventure. Using the Parts Catalogue I found the part # for the current lights is 513936. I ran that number on Google and found Out of Doors Mart or...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-23-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,685
Posted By Posse96
Good Day, I'm not sure if anyone is...

Good Day,

I'm not sure if anyone is following this anymore, but any feedback is welcomed. I have a 2016 19' Flying Cloud.

I've seen where some lens covers come off, while others do not;...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-23-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Posse96
For a 2015 model, the LEDs should last longer....

For a 2015 model, the LEDs should last longer. For those dimmer or out, are those lights on a dimmer? It may be the dimmer is bad and you're getting fluctuation in the current from the dimmer. This...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 09-23-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Posse96
I have a 2016 19' CB Flying cloud. I'm interested...

I have a 2016 19' CB Flying cloud. I'm interested in changing out my counter top as I just don't like the dark green marble look. Have any of you also replaced the vanity top, table and counter on...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-23-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Posse96
Wooowww. I don't have an answer for you, but...

Wooowww. I don't have an answer for you, but glad I read your post. I have a 2016 19' CB Flying Cloud and want to upgrade me Dometic over/range. It's done well, but the grate enamel is chipping off...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 09-23-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Posse96
Light & Light Bulb Replacements

Good Day,

I'm on the task to switch out my harsh cool white recessed lights and other light bulbs that can be replaced. The recessed light fixtures have to be switched out. My dealer is quoting...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Posse96
I'm looking to upgrade me entire stove/oven unit....

I'm looking to upgrade me entire stove/oven unit. Here's one site I recently found. They have great options of stoves/ovens and an incredible amount of Airstream OEM parts, including the 550 pg...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-23-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Posse96
I'm looking to upgrade me entire stove/oven unit....

I'm looking to upgrade me entire stove/oven unit. Here's one site I recently found. They have great options of stoves/ovens and an incredible amount of Airstream OEM parts, including the 550 pg...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-23-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Posse96
Quality with new Airstreams is interesting to me...

Quality with new Airstreams is interesting to me as I have a 2016 19' CB Flying Cloud and have contemplated for two years to upgrade to a 23'. Yet, I see things on newer models that I don't see how...
Forum: Our Community 09-23-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,181
Posted By Posse96
There are certainly issues within all makers of...

There are certainly issues within all makers of RVs and Trailer; doesn't matter the manufacturer. Issues with 3rd party components, I don't blame AS so much as if it's say, a Dometic issue, than...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-23-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,472
Posted By Posse96
Good Day, Yes, the bathroom is a bit tight,...

Good Day,

Yes, the bathroom is a bit tight, but there isn't a lot of space, unless they were to copy the bed layout like the 16' bambi. They could separate the shower from the toilet as there is...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-23-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Posse96
Parts & Upgrades - Where to Shop and Idea

Good Day All.

I've owned my Airstream for four years now and continually amuse myself when I discover things. I'm sure some will roll their eyes with a chuckle, but as there are always new folks...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-03-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,331
Posted By Posse96
You're not crazy. Not only have I witnessed more...

You're not crazy. Not only have I witnessed more frequent QC issues here in SF Bay Area, but overheard staff at dealer today going through multiple invoices of recalls. As I walked the warehouse, ...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 08-07-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Posse96
Toilet in the Flying Cloud 19'

Good Day,


Just seeking feedback with regard to any toilet upgrades anyone has done in the 19' Flying Cloud. What I don't understand is whyyyyy the stock toilet is so big. Seriously, it's larger...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-31-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 24,572
Posted By Posse96
I'm more impressed with Rivian. They go 0-60 in 3...

I'm more impressed with Rivian. They go 0-60 in 3 secs, tow 11,000, fully electric, built in Midwest, Aussie ingenuity. GM is going to use their components as no more engine, entire base is battery...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-21-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,612
Posted By Posse96
Luv Luv Luv. I'm heading that way myself. I...

Luv Luv Luv. I'm heading that way myself. I currently have 2016 19FC. I upgraded the batteries 2 years back from the crappy Interstate to (2) 6V Trojans; after going through (4) 12V...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-21-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,567
Posted By Posse96
As others have noted there are things to...

As others have noted there are things to consider; suspension, gear ratio, axle ratings, etc., of the truck. You need to ensure the Ram tow rating is specific to your model. What I mean by this is...
Forum: Doors & Locks 04-01-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,561
Posted By Posse96
Those suggesting the access under the best, would...

Those suggesting the access under the best, would be my first option.


On a side note, I changed out all my exterior cargo locks after buying my 2016 19' Flying Cloud, as you here frequently,...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 03-13-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By Posse96
Stabilizers

Good Day All,


Just reaching out for feedback on the newer AS stabilizer jacks. I have a 2016 19' Flying Cloud with the older scissor jacks. From day one, I questioned who designed them, where...
Forum: On The Road... 03-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,671
Posted By Posse96
I Just Can't Leave it at Home

I feel you on this one, but I just can't leave my Martin custom D35 at home. The sound cannot be replicated on anything I have and I find acoustics in canyons, against rock faces, etc., enhance the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-13-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,637
Posted By Posse96
Nice rig. What I've been watching is the...

Nice rig.


What I've been watching is the development of Rivian truck/suv coming out of Michigan. They are truly a Game Changer. Talking with their reps, the truck is 100 electric, goes 410...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-13-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,185
Posted By Posse96
First, remember to breath; this is fixable. I've...

First, remember to breath; this is fixable. I've been through the exact same and what others have posted is good. I have a 2016 19' Flying Cloud, came with the (2) standard 12v interstate batts. ...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-13-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Posse96
Looking forward to your thoughts on the E360s as...

Looking forward to your thoughts on the E360s as very close to making that decision myself. I have the Zamp 100 expandable solar on my 19" FC and really love it as it keeps the batts charged and...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 03-10-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Posse96
I've used the Expion360 on a boat, and working...

I've used the Expion360 on a boat, and working great. As for Interstate batteries, I went through four (4) of them in my first year of my 2016 Flying Cloud. The first set died out within 6 mos....
Forum: Doors & Locks 09-16-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,930
Posted By Posse96
It's Fixable - See Dealer

As a 2018, You should still be under warranty. As another post noted "gut wrenching" I agree because it because this top perfect, bottom not or bottom perfect, top not.

This IS an AS issue and...
Forum: On The Road... 09-16-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,993
Posted By Posse96
Classic Film

I've watched the movie a couple of times, enjoy it every time.

Believe it or not, there are sites that will park your trailer. I visit June Lake CA regularly and at Silver Lake RV, Mike or one of...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-16-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,025
Posted By Posse96
Still Under Warranty?

With only 7,000 miles is your AS new and still under warranty? If so, that would be covered. I had about 5 rivits pop in the first 2 years from normal twisting and movement on some of my treks. As...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-27-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,160
Posted By Posse96
I'll throw in my two cents worth. I have the 19'...

I'll throw in my two cents worth. I have the 19' Flying Cloud and I tow with a 2017 Tundra. I've owned both the F150 and Tundra, and, I'll stay Tundra: Oooooo. (Smiling). I've been in 16 states in...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-27-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,071
Posted By Posse96
I have a 19' Flying Cloud, pulling with a 2017...

I have a 19' Flying Cloud, pulling with a 2017 Tundra. I really like the Equalizer hitch which performed well in two close calls with falling rocks and a bad other driver. The truck and trailer were...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-20-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,433
Posted By Posse96
The Zamp 100w I purchased includes the expandable...

The Zamp 100w I purchased includes the expandable kit. As Airstream is doing the converter switch, they've handled any additional needs.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-20-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,433
Posted By Posse96
As Fairfield AS recommends, I would replace your...

As Fairfield AS recommends, I would replace your Converter ASAP to avoid any issues...unless you want to constantly monitor your batteries with other sensors, heat monitors, etc... I don't want to...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-08-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,433
Posted By Posse96
I know the converter has the temp sensor, yet the...

I know the converter has the temp sensor, yet the one point I noted is the converter fan runs 24/7; whether in Store or Use and plugged to a land source. I just completed a 5-state trip, and this...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-08-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,433
Posted By Posse96
Much thanks, appreciate the feedback. Yeah, I've...

Much thanks, appreciate the feedback. Yeah, I've decided to make the switch.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-06-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,433
Posted By Posse96
Progressive Dynamics Converter - Thoughts?

Hello Air Community Crew,

Seeking some feedback on Progressive Dynamics Converters. Here's my specs of current set up:

2017 19' Flying Cloud - standard converter

Zamp 100w Expandable Solar...
Forum: Photography 12-06-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,802
Posted By Posse96
Love the safety shield. I need to seriously get...

Love the safety shield. I need to seriously get that feature.
Forum: Photography 12-06-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,802
Posted By Posse96
Yea, I was just there myself. Had a great time.

Yea, I was just there myself. Had a great time.
Forum: Photography 12-06-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,802
Posted By Posse96
Alone Along the Vermillion Cliffs 2017

Traveled a 5-state excursion from San Francisco to Zion, to Vermillion, to Monument Valley, to North Rim Grand Canyon, to Mesa Verde, to South Rim and home.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-18-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,331
Posted By Posse96
Quality Control - There are Options

I'm sure we all want the best from our Airstreams and we expect quality. For those with new AS trailers, research the laws in your state with regard to buy back or Lemon Laws. For new autos, There...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-04-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By Posse96
Battery - Trojan 6Vs won't hold charge

Hi, Just three months ago had dealer convert 12 V Interstates to 6 V Trojan, and a shut off switch. Picked up AS this week and Trojans are at 8.9 and won't hold charge even after a week hooked up...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-04-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,331
Posted By Posse96
I do agree with you. I have a 2016 Flying Cloud...

I do agree with you. I have a 2016 Flying Cloud 19'. I did catch things at the dealer such as stove cover bent, missing pillows, handle on door loose. They fixed all. During first trip, found vanity...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-04-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 880
Posted By Posse96
LP Regulator Auto Change Over Not Happening

Hi All. I have a 2016 flying Cloud 19' on a trip now and having LP issues. Picked up AS from AS facility where I store it. Both LP valves open, regulator turned to one as service cylinder. It ran...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 10-04-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,257
Posted By Posse96
Insurance Carriers

Good Day All,

I searched the forums, but didn't find any threads on "insurance" when I used the search function, so hope I'm not repeating a thread, but wanted some feedback on insurance.

I...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-04-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 152,084
Posted By Posse96
I've had my Equil-i-zer since June and it...

I've had my Equil-i-zer since June and it performs great. I'm towing a 19' Flying Cloud with a 2014 4Door Tacoma. The two just cruise together as one when going down the road. It was a bit noisy...
Forum: Our Community 10-04-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 23,756
Posted By Posse96
I'm sort of late to this thread, but this is the...

I'm sort of late to this thread, but this is the 2nd Jeep incident I've seen with a larger Airstream. My immediate thought is, the max towing of all Jeep models currently is 3,500 lbs, per the spec...
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