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Forum: On The Road... 05-17-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By kleimanr
Airstream Deliverly

My Airstream 30 is in LA Needs to be in central CA. 280 miles. How to find licensed & insured delivery guy?
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-22-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By kleimanr
Thank you so much for responding and confirming...

Thank you so much for responding and confirming my thoughts on this issue.
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-21-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By kleimanr
Rock Gard Lexan Replacement

I am replacing the Lexan in my 2006 Airstream Classic. Has any one done this before? And is it necessary to form the curve or simply just slip the Lexan into the frame?
My Lexan panel has a...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 09-19-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,602
Posted By kleimanr
All the above first, then push switch up or down...

All the above first, then push switch up or down and at the same time to one side or the other. If anything happens bad switch. Also could be one of the micro switches used to limit travel. And...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 09-11-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,822
Posted By kleimanr
Excellent set up. The Tuson controller is the...

Excellent set up. The Tuson controller is the best out there. So is their actuator which communicates with the controller.
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 09-08-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 92,826
Posted By kleimanr
The decal looks good. I would pay whatever to...

The decal looks good. I would pay whatever to have a couple of them.
Forum: Axles 08-02-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By kleimanr
How to bolt the axel to the frame

I am not an Airstream mechanic; but I play one on TV.

I was under my 2006 Classic 30 changing the shock absorbers when I noticed how the axels are bolted to the frame. The bolts have two large...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-02-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,641
Posted By kleimanr
Hitch theft is another reason to have a locking...

Hitch theft is another reason to have a locking pin. Scrap iron guy will pay cash for a brand new one, no questions ask.
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-27-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,785
Posted By kleimanr
You can cuss Airstream, you can try Mickey Mouse...

You can cuss Airstream, you can try Mickey Mouse methods to hold drawer closed, or you could contact Woodworkers Hardware and replace all your drawer slides with 'stay closed ball bearing slides'. I...
Forum: On The Road... 05-14-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,056
Posted By kleimanr
Worked for me

TV quit 80 miles east of Rapid City. Called the number on the card. Thirty minutes later this flat bed showed up with a F250 on it and two guys. They put my TV on the flat bed and hooked the F250 to...
Forum: 2001 - 2005 Classic 04-11-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,559
Posted By kleimanr
No problem. I put them on my 30' Classic. they...

No problem. I put them on my 30' Classic. they don't hang down. I cut as notch in the skid plate and the bottom of the wheel is only 1/2 inch lower than the skid plate. If you are handy with a...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 03-16-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 92,826
Posted By kleimanr
I own a 2006 Classic 30/SO. Bought it new. Great...

I own a 2006 Classic 30/SO. Bought it new. Great trailer.
Forum: On The Road... 01-29-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,451
Posted By kleimanr
I don't know anything about those motor homes but...

I don't know anything about those motor homes but it they have Qudrajet carburetors you should have a mechanic look at them. They are good carburetors when they are maintained but prone to fuel...
Forum: On The Road... 01-29-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,587
Posted By kleimanr
If you belong to BPOE Indio Elks has a full on RV...

If you belong to BPOE Indio Elks has a full on RV park. And so does so does Needles if your coming on I-40
Forum: Full-Timing 01-22-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,633
Posted By kleimanr
Check out Airstream To Go. They have a site near...

Check out Airstream To Go. They have a site near Tucson AZ and one near Los Angeles. Might be others, but this one is run by a past official from Airstream.
Forum: On The Road... 12-11-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,360
Posted By kleimanr
In May I would use Highway 140 as it is the...

In May I would use Highway 140 as it is the lowest elevation and there are campgrounds outside the park at Indian Flats (the closest) and Midpines (KOA) just beyond Mariposa. Mariposa fairgrounds...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 12-02-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By kleimanr
Check Haggerty: They treated me good on restored...

Check Haggerty: They treated me good on restored cars.
Forum: On The Road... 12-02-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,959
Posted By kleimanr
Pilot Flying J works for me. Never had a...

Pilot Flying J works for me. Never had a problem. Get the Good Sam Discount card.
Forum: Tires 11-20-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,528
Posted By kleimanr
You guys can defend GYMs all you want. I wish I...

You guys can defend GYMs all you want. I wish I had the last 5 that separated on my 2006 30 classic to send you. The first one was when I left the dealer (new trailer) and stopped for a burger on...
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-23-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,531
Posted By kleimanr
Thank you so much. Exactly what my 2006 Classic...

Thank you so much. Exactly what my 2006 Classic 30 measured.
Forum: Full-Timing 10-21-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,633
Posted By kleimanr
Why not rent an Airstream, take a trip and live...

Why not rent an Airstream, take a trip and live in it for a week and then make your decision?
Forum: Windows & Screens 10-14-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,531
Posted By kleimanr
Excellent. I have tried to get rid of the...

Excellent. I have tried to get rid of the frosted glass too. The problem has always been obtaining a clear class with the proper curve.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-11-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,456
Posted By kleimanr
Toscano RV. Los Banos, CA. Ask for Dave. You...

Toscano RV. Los Banos, CA. Ask for Dave. You won't get a better deal anywhere else.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 10-11-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,017
Posted By kleimanr
Andy is a cool guy. Next time your in there ask...

Andy is a cool guy. Next time your in there ask him how to decide on what weight hitch bars. Listen and learn. Lots of bad info out there on that subject.
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 10-11-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,714
Posted By kleimanr
Randy NH has the only permanent solution. Search...

Randy NH has the only permanent solution. Search on Woodworkers Hardware. Download the catalog. Get the self closing or stay closed hardware. Get new hardware for all your drawers and enjoy your...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 10-04-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,029
Posted By kleimanr
Thanks for posting that. Great demo.

Thanks for posting that. Great demo.
Forum: On The Road... 10-04-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By kleimanr
Get the adaptor. Some RV parks have worn out 30A...

Get the adaptor. Some RV parks have worn out 30A outlets that will burn your neutral off. When you come across that issue just adapt off the 50A if one is available. Bad connections are bad news.
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-28-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By kleimanr
Well, what did you find was the problem. S/O...

Well, what did you find was the problem. S/O owners would like to know.
Forum: On The Road... 09-22-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By kleimanr
Take 58 Stop off in Boron for the best Mexican...

Take 58 Stop off in Boron for the best Mexican food. Type Domingo's Boron in your browser. Street is super wide and you can park across the street and then go straight on to HWY 58 with no turn...
Forum: On The Road... 09-13-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By kleimanr
Do you belong to BPOE. Rapid City Elks has spots...

Do you belong to BPOE. Rapid City Elks has spots + the parking lot. Great place if you are a member
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-10-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By kleimanr
I would look at the controller under the arm of...

I would look at the controller under the arm of the couch. If you are not sure what its function is or how it works, find some one who does. First see if it is getting power when you push the...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-06-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,906
Posted By kleimanr
Am I missing something here

I know what centramatics are and am not finding any fault with them, but why don't folks simply have their tires balanced just like you do for your TV? I have been across the US four times and as far...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-31-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,735
Posted By kleimanr
Do you belong to BPOE? If you do check out 1288

Do you belong to BPOE? If you do check out 1288
Forum: On The Road... 08-21-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,515
Posted By kleimanr
Calistoga RV is at the Fairgrounds. Choice of...

Calistoga RV is at the Fairgrounds. Choice of full hookup or water and electric. Shade, paved, neat town right there.
Forum: On The Road... 08-21-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,370
Posted By kleimanr
Good Sam is excellent. I only broke down one...

Good Sam is excellent. I only broke down one time and it was Sunday. 85 miles east of Rapid City SD. Called Good Sam, told them my story. Within an hour they show up with a 1 ton on a flat bed...
Forum: On The Road... 07-24-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,938
Posted By kleimanr
Look up the Grand Codroy campground. It's not far...

Look up the Grand Codroy campground. It's not far from the Port aux Basques dock and has hookups. There is a welcome center along the way with maps and stuff. If you belong to the BPOE there is a...
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,938
Posted By kleimanr
Smart Duramax owners carry a spare fuel filter,...

Smart Duramax owners carry a spare fuel filter, filter wrench and special wrench for water indicator. They also replace the cheap plastic bleeder screw with a brass one. They also learn how to change...
Forum: Tires 04-09-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,314
Posted By kleimanr
I have had GYMs made in Canada, China, and USA. ...

I have had GYMs made in Canada, China, and USA. All junk. When I got the USA tires they told me everything has been fixed and not to worry. Still had tread separation. Don't tell me it was under...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-06-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,217
Posted By kleimanr
What weight hitch bars are you running? Is your...

What weight hitch bars are you running? Is your tow vehicle a half ton or bigger? Sounds like your setup is too ridged.
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-27-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,344
Posted By kleimanr
Welcome to California, Inventor of the Freeway...

Welcome to California, Inventor of the Freeway System. Once our roads were the envy of the rest of the nation. Now sadly they are some of worst roads in the nation. Even our newer interstate 5...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-16-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By kleimanr
Check this link out if you want to replace your...

Check this link out if you want to replace your tube light tubes with LED https://jirahled.com/ I used his LEDs in all my overhead tube lights. Easy to do. My 2006 Classic in now 100% LED
Forum: Our Community 02-23-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,250
Posted By kleimanr
If GM offers you a new hitch ask for the cash...

If GM offers you a new hitch ask for the cash instead. Go get a real hitch from one of the many aftermarket folks. My 2004 2500HD hitch failed as did my 2007 2500HD. Cracks at the welds. GM round bar...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 02-17-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,107
Posted By kleimanr
On some drum brake setups the drum is held on by...

On some drum brake setups the drum is held on by the wheel and lug nuts. If you can remove the drum after you remove the wheel then that is the setup you have. Remove the wheel and then replace the...
Forum: Slide Out model 02-07-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,029
Posted By kleimanr
Got mine in 2006 brand new. I have had problems...

Got mine in 2006 brand new. I have had problems with the trailer but not the slide. There is a group called sliders on this forum somewhere. Check it out, then purchase your slider. Unless its...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 01-31-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,750
Posted By kleimanr
My 2006 30ft has been outside in central...

My 2006 30ft has been outside in central California (hot summers) since new. I put 2by12 used lumber down for the wheels which keeps them above the water when it rains. Cover tires. Put silver...
Forum: On The Road... 01-02-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,079
Posted By kleimanr
Try this link. Thousands of Free Overnight...

Try this link. Thousands of Free Overnight locations

Overnight RV Parking (https://www.overnightrvparking.com/index.php)
Forum: Axles 12-16-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,784
Posted By kleimanr
The key to hydraulic brake lag is to upgrade to...

The key to hydraulic brake lag is to upgrade to Tuson Direct Link system. Want to go one step better? Get Tuson brake actuator as well. It's a matched setup and works better than anything I tried...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 11-30-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,142
Posted By kleimanr
You can't beat VIAIR. Just check any off road...

You can't beat VIAIR. Just check any off road web site and you will see VIAIR is a very popular compressor. Won't leave home without mine.
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 11-17-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By kleimanr
Variable speed water pumps

Does anyone have experience with variable speed fresh water pumps. And or pressure tanks. I am trying to get rid of the pulsation when using small amounts of water.
Forum: Rock Guards, Segment & Window Protectors 11-13-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,989
Posted By kleimanr
Rock Guard Repair

Has anyone taken their rock guards apart and replaced the smoke colored plastic inserts? My rock guards have done their job well but have incurred some damage in doing so. Any information would be...
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