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Forum: Parts Archive 02-12-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,890
Posted By Swingking
worth a shot... I am currently looking for a...

worth a shot...

I am currently looking for a threaded fresh water tank cap for my '69 27ft AS Land Yacht.

lost it going while tooling down the road. I guess I didn't tighten it enough.
...
Forum: Link Archive 02-09-2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,533
Posted By Swingking
my airstream web site

https://24.153.183.242/airstream
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 02-02-2004, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,167
Posted By Swingking
wow. thanks for all the nice comments! ...

wow.

thanks for all the nice comments!

this spring I plan on doing another photo shoot like this one.

jdleezer: would like to see your AS LY some time.

Frank DiPalma: I was lucky...
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-28-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,466
Posted By Swingking
boy all of these replies within two hours of the...

boy all of these replies within two hours of the original posting is sure helping my karma!

I guess I pushed an airstream forums 'button'!!

:) :) :) :)
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-28-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,466
Posted By Swingking
Is this an Airstream?

https://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=50063&item=2456106037
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-28-2004, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By Swingking
out of the ka-jillion photos I have taken I don't...

out of the ka-jillion photos I have taken I don't have a picture of the cap. Chas is right. it's a screw on type just like rluhr's. thanks for the offer!

where can I find a list of Airstream...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-27-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By Swingking
Angry lost my water tank cap

while towing my 69 AS LY the metal cap from the water tank inlet in front of the unit fell off.

I have no idea where to get another one or even how to get one fabracated.

help.
Forum: Parts Archive 12-08-2003, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Swingking
HI!! I also have a...

HI!!

I also have a 1969. https://24.153.183.242/airstream

would be intrested in the...

fridge
kitchen faucet
padded seat for toilet
the gas lantern
Forum: On The Road... 12-05-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,475
Posted By Swingking
two weeks ago while rushing to get on the road I...

two weeks ago while rushing to get on the road I walked into the corner of the back window and put a 5 inch gash in my forehead.


ooops.
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 12-02-2003, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,167
Posted By Swingking
thanks for the kind words! I use a Sony...

thanks for the kind words!

I use a Sony Mavica 300

https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/sonycd300/

there is a sepia function on the camera.

the rest I do in Photoshop 7.0
Forum: WBCCI Forum 11-26-2003, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,544
Posted By Swingking
I signed up last year and was suprised when...

I signed up last year and was suprised when '1225' was assigned to me.
Forum: Our Community 11-26-2003, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By Swingking
that wench is a great idea!! not bad at...

that wench is a great idea!!

not bad at $49.99.

I guess I would mount it in the back of the pickup.

https://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=90282
Forum: The Rally Zone 11-26-2003, 07:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,909
Posted By Swingking
now now. easy there. it was just an idea. ...

now now. easy there.

it was just an idea.

I don't 'swing' that way.
Forum: Our Community 11-25-2003, 08:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,554
Posted By Swingking
Austin, TX... last year

Austin, TX... last year
Forum: The Rally Zone 11-25-2003, 05:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,909
Posted By Swingking
chas! if I go will you ride shotgun?? ...

chas!

if I go will you ride shotgun??

depending on my work schedule I might be able to go.

remember... my fridge is dead

oh yeah... so is the furnace.
Forum: Refrigerators 11-25-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By Swingking
an address would be great! I googled up a...

an address would be great!

I googled up a parts place in San Antonio however he didn't have any used ones that big and he said that a new one would be $1,100 + ! :eek:

if you look at the big...
Forum: Our Community 11-25-2003, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By Swingking
thanks for all the advice. I guess I was...

thanks for all the advice.

I guess I was just looking for a magic way to get the scooter in and out of the truck.

I am in 'retro heaven' when I have my 69 airstream and my 76 vespa both at the...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 11-24-2003, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,167
Posted By Swingking
thank you John. it's easy with such a great...

thank you John. it's easy with such a great subject!
Forum: Our Community 11-24-2003, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By Swingking
picture of truck....

picture of truck....
Forum: Our Community 11-24-2003, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By Swingking
how do I load my Vespa scooter into the back of my PU?

heavy scooter.

large 1 ton deisel GMC.

very difficult to load into back of PU.

any ideas?

I tried two long 2x12's.... but it got scary half way up and half way down. don't want to...
Forum: Our Community 11-24-2003, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,527
Posted By Swingking
I just watched it! thank you for the info. ...

I just watched it! thank you for the info.

it was kinda sad to see that airstream sliced up. but they did have many fine things to say about Airstreams and RVing in general.
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 11-24-2003, 05:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,446
Posted By Swingking
just let me know when to show up with my banjo...

just let me know when to show up with my banjo and hound dog.
Forum: Refrigerators 11-24-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By Swingking
well the fridge is truly dead. nice blue...

well the fridge is truly dead.

nice blue flame when running on propane but the ice box was still warm after 5 hours.

the electrical heating element is bad.

the frame is almost rusted through...
Forum: Our Community 11-15-2003, 06:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,801
Posted By Swingking
here is mine....

here is mine....
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Overlander 11-15-2003, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,167
Posted By Swingking
check out my 1969 Land Yacht photos!

hope you enjoy...

https://24.153.183.242/airstream
Forum: Parts Archive 11-12-2003, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,593
Posted By Swingking
hello! Austin, TX here would you happen to...

hello! Austin, TX here

would you happen to have the gas lantern?
Forum: Refrigerators 11-12-2003, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By Swingking
thanks for all the info!! I called Crane RV...

thanks for all the info!!

I called Crane RV and they said I was S.O.L.

they don't work on anything prior to 1980 and only sell rebuilt units locally.

he suggested Camping World to go for a...
Forum: Refrigerators 11-11-2003, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By Swingking
ok. now I need to figure out a way to remove...

ok.

now I need to figure out a way to remove the fridge regardless if I get it repaired or replaced. any ideas?
Forum: Refrigerators 11-11-2003, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By Swingking
it's just the plastic on the door. I never...

it's just the plastic on the door.

I never thought of plugging a 110 fridge in for a day prior to heading out.

Someday (hopefully soon) I would like to be totally self contained. It will come...
Forum: Refrigerators 11-11-2003, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By Swingking
what should I do with my dead fridge

howdy from texas.

background: 1969 27 Land Yacht

firdge: worked for a while on 110v now it is dead. I never got the courage to light the fridge. the "auto-flint" thingy wont spark.
...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-05-2003, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By Swingking
thank you :) I need to do something about...

thank you :)

I need to do something about the bird poop!

thanks again.

Mark
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-05-2003, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By Swingking
What product do I use to clean the exterior

when I use just water and a cloth I get a lot of streaking.

what is a good product to clean the exterior? car soap?
Forum: Our Community 11-05-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By Swingking
I live in Austin with my 1969 Land Yacht. I...

I live in Austin with my 1969 Land Yacht. I would be willing to look at the trailer with you.

Mark
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-22-2003, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Swingking
well... the "open the valve slowly to...

well...

the "open the valve slowly to pressurize the lines" idea worked!

I found a leak in the line from the regulator to the gas line going under the trailer.

I disconnected this line and...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-21-2003, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Swingking
I thought is was the small valve you spoke of......

I thought is was the small valve you spoke of... but that was open as well.

I have both tanks wide open.

should I try removing the rubber flexable hoses then reinstall?

thanks for your...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-21-2003, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Swingking
Question Propane tanks question

Hello fellow airstreamers!



I just spent $160 on...

new propane tank valves
new regulator
two 40# tank fills.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-15-2003, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Swingking
"As to the caulk idea, it would obviously only be...

"As to the caulk idea, it would obviously only be a temporary fix, but anything to keep the water out, I guess. Worse comes to worst, they make these big red numbers......."


too funny!

Mark
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-15-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Swingking
well there you have it. I will just remove them...

well there you have it. I will just remove them and see what happens. I will post pics when I take them off.


penatrating oil? what kind? wd-40?

yes. there is a crank inside. apprently...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-15-2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Swingking
thanks for the info! Its not the removing...

thanks for the info!

Its not the removing the parts that I have a problem with. I am just nervous because I don't know what I will find behind the attachments.

if you look to the right of this...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 07-15-2003, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Swingking
removing old add on parts from the exterior (pics)

hello!

in advance I would just like to say that airstreamforums.com is a wonderful resource.

anyway...

how do you remove items such as these and restore the finish?


here are links to...
Forum: Awnings 03-09-2003, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,864
Posted By Swingking
that would be great!! thank you! Mark

that would be great!! thank you!

Mark
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-26-2003, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By Swingking
First of all I would like to thank each and every...

First of all I would like to thank each and every one of you guys to reply.

this is such a great way of getting answers. this is my first RV so every bit of info is GOLD.

POR 15 eh?
...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 02-25-2003, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By Swingking
Question Hitch rust question (photo)

what is the deal with all of this rust?

it's on my 69 Overlander.

can it be fixed by weilding or does it have to be replaced?

thanks for info!

Mark
Forum: Awnings 02-25-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,864
Posted By Swingking
here is the picture....

here is the picture....
Forum: Awnings 02-25-2003, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,864
Posted By Swingking
Is this awning part repairable/replaceable?

was this due to heavy rain?

can I get it fixed? replaced?

thanks!

Mark
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-12-2003, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By Swingking
thanks for the advice! it is indeed a drain...

thanks for the advice!

it is indeed a drain with a valve on either side. one for the water tank and the one for the city water (I think)

thanks again!!

Mark
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 02-10-2003, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By Swingking
Exterior Drain Question

There is a outside water drain installed on the front left corner of my 1969 Overlander. It is located underneath the water pump.

What is it for?

why does water drain out of it when I turn...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 01-17-2003, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,363
Posted By Swingking
Question How can I test my electric brakes?

I just bought my first Airstream!

1969 '27 Land Yach Overlander

The guy that towed it from Houston to Austin said that the electric brakes are inop.

the tail lights and the turnsignals...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-15-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,298
Posted By Swingking
Everyone.... I certianly appreciate all of...

Everyone....

I certianly appreciate all of the help!!

The truck that towed the trailer from austin to houston was a Dodge Ram Desiel. probably 1999 - 2000 model.

The brake lights and turn...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-15-2003, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,298
Posted By Swingking
I called Longhorn truck rental and... - it...

I called Longhorn truck rental and...

- it is a receiver hitch

- towing my baby is allowed

now. do I need a....

3/4 ton or a 1 ton pickup to tow my 27' Land Yacht?
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