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Forum: On The Road... 03-31-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,419
Posted By 03enduro
Insurance

If youre looking for a policy for a vintage trailer, I was only able to insure our 75 Overlander through Lewis and Lewis. You can state the value of both the tow vehicle and trailer without an...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 03-04-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By 03enduro
1975 Airstream Overlander 27 - Texas

1975 Airstream Overlander, 27 , painstakingly renovated and begrudgingly offered for sale. Photos reflect the true condition, there are no known defects or covered up issues.

We renovated this...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-14-2022, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,972
Posted By 03enduro
Good news. Underboost leaks can be hard to find....

Good news. Underboost leaks can be hard to find. Glad it worked out.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-06-2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,972
Posted By 03enduro
I have an OM642 and replaced the turbo. Try...

I have an OM642 and replaced the turbo. Try IDparts. I wouldn’t chance sucking anything into the engine until you know for certain what is going on.
I replaced the turbo myself. About 8 hrs in my...
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 01-07-2022, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By 03enduro
Theft is a concern, but it doesn’t take much to...

Theft is a concern, but it doesn’t take much to damage one of these in a collision and run into multiple thousands of dollars in damage.
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 01-06-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By 03enduro
Mexican Insurance

Hello fellow Airstreamers. We're heading to Mexico and need some help with finding insurance for our rig. '75 Overlander that we've upgraded/refurbished. I wanted to get a "declared value" of about...
Forum: Argosy Motorhomes 12-15-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,488
Posted By 03enduro
Are you sure it’s a 455 and not a 454? 455 was an...

Are you sure it’s a 455 and not a 454? 455 was an Oldsmobile block with different bell housing/ transmission mounts. A gm 454 won’t just “drop in” as far as I remember (although it’s been about 30...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-16-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By 03enduro
I used 1.5” rocksul board. By making cuts on the...

I used 1.5” rocksul board. By making cuts on the back side of it you can make it conform to the curve. I even used it in the rear area (below the dome) and was very happy with the fit and how it...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-16-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By 03enduro
I had a crack below the filler inlet. I used an...

I had a crack below the filler inlet. I used an epoxy water tank repair that had a two part mix and fibreglass. It got quite warm while applying it, but there were no leaks after.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-07-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,712
Posted By 03enduro
I was very surprised with the posts mentioning...

I was very surprised with the posts mentioning 65mph. Really? You’d tow a trailer at that speed? I guess you’ll be passing me as I’ll be pulling my mid 70s 27’ trailer in the right hand lane at 55...
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-06-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,037
Posted By 03enduro
Turns out that NAPA has 3/16x1/4” key stock....

Turns out that NAPA has 3/16x1/4” key stock. Unfortunately I had to buy a package of 5, but at least I found something “off the shelf “
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-06-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By 03enduro
I know this is an old thread, but to anyone...

I know this is an old thread, but to anyone looking for advice, don’t bother trying to get the etching out of the acrylic interior pane. I sanded to 3000 grit, polished with baking soda/water and...
Forum: Windows & Screens 08-05-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By 03enduro
I’m trying to cut the original gasket close to...

I’m trying to cut the original gasket close to the frame, and spray copious amounts of penetrating fluid at the area above the pin, where the frame and gasket meet. I’m hoping this will seep into the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-14-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,610
Posted By 03enduro
3.0 om642

I have a v6 Mercedes diesel in my Jeep Grand Cherokee and itll pull my 27 Overlander anywhere I ask it to. What I like is that as a daily driver, Im not forking out enough fuel to run 3 cars when...
Forum: 1981 - 1983 Excella 02-28-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,938
Posted By 03enduro
2007 with the Mercedes diesel. I’m still well...

2007 with the Mercedes diesel. I’m still well below the maximum trailer weight and GVW.
Forum: 1981 - 1983 Excella 02-28-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,938
Posted By 03enduro
I pull my 27 with my diesel Grand Cherokee just...

I pull my 27 with my diesel Grand Cherokee just fine TYVM. Id suggest that if you suffer from an inability to pull a trailer without issues like sway, you consider how its loaded. Ive pulled...
Forum: 1981 - 1983 Excella 02-28-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,938
Posted By 03enduro
I had a residential type switch added in my ‘75....

I had a residential type switch added in my ‘75. It was installed to disconnect the univolt, probably because of the noise it made while connected.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-29-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,633
Posted By 03enduro
I think Ill chime in here. Were currently...

I think Ill chime in here. Were currently updating our 75 27 overlander (rear bath). Ive noticed that many of the failures were assembly related (some were initial design failures). The plumbing...
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-05-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By 03enduro
Thanks. I've reconsidered after looking at...

Thanks. I've reconsidered after looking at everything involved. Making a decent shower work appears to be difficult at best, but I think I'm going to try some free form fibreglass with a gel coat to...
Forum: Windows & Screens 09-27-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By 03enduro
Making a rear window narrower?

Okay. I read a lot of threads that go off on the "why would you want to do THAT?" tangent. Please resist the temptation.

I'd like to know if anyone has narrowed a rear window on a '75. The...
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 12-19-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,183
Posted By 03enduro
Not aerodynamic?

With all due respect, aerodynamics are not to go fast. When youre running into the wind with a sheet of plywood, youre going to find less resistance to the 3/4 edge than the 4x8 face.

Drag...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 03-08-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,959
Posted By 03enduro
I've been thinking...

... about doing something very similar to our '75 Overlander. I want to install three larger solar panels and be able to adjust their tilt, so I considered a setup with two longer bars running the...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 10-05-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,639
Posted By 03enduro
I had a whole bunch of issues with my faucets and...

I had a whole bunch of issues with my faucets and the valve bodies being seized. I also discovered that the shower valve body leaked between the valve and the showere supply pipe. Wherever I've...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-05-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By 03enduro
I have an '01 Silverado 1/2 ton with the "girlie"...

I have an '01 Silverado 1/2 ton with the "girlie" 8 cylinder. The only problem I've had so far is being underpowered. Properly hitched, with a decent equalizer, I pulled my 75 Overlander from Texas...
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