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Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-25-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By Area63
Miracles DO happen - its back!!!

I am beyond thrilled to announce that the trailer has been recovered, the police found it abandoned on a local Walmart parking lot.

Thanks all for your suggestions and sympathy!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-24-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By Area63
'64 Safari stolen in SoCal

Hi all,
much to our dismay we discovered the theft of our fully restored 1964 Safari over the weekend. It was taken from a secured, locked storage yard on Sunday night in Rialto, Inland Empire in...
Forum: Photography 02-07-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,182
Posted By Area63
And After

The same Caravel, about a year later, and with a whole new identity.
Forum: Photography 02-07-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,182
Posted By Area63
May I?

I have one you all might like to look at....
It is a 1965 Airstream Caravel. Before in 4 photos.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-07-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 41,131
Posted By Area63
I so look forward to this event! It is always a...

I so look forward to this event! It is always a huge pleasure for me to see all my friends from last year, and make new friends every year. And I am very excited to have Steve from Vintage Trailer...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 05-14-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,023
Posted By Area63
Restoration Rally

Our shop is still busy with deadlines, but we're already working on the program for this most exciting event.
I might bring back the 58 Flying Cloud that everybody at the Rally has already worked...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-20-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 147,843
Posted By Area63
Not to the outside, but to the inside, moving...

Not to the outside, but to the inside, moving inward by 8mm. That's less than 3/8 of an inch, btw.
negative offset moves the centerline wlightly inwards, while positive offset moves the centerline...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-19-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 147,843
Posted By Area63
I have used these, and they have always fit well...

I have used these, and they have always fit well on Airstream trailers.
Aluminum Trailer Wheel Style: SERIES #03 Size: 16 x 7 Bolt Pattern: 6 x 5.5 Bore Size: 4.25 Load Rating: 3200 lbs @ 80 PSI...
Forum: On The Road... 07-13-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,297
Posted By Area63
Thanks to Luke for his excellent work. He's an...

Thanks to Luke for his excellent work. He's an amazingly talented technician. We work together each year at the Vintage Restoration Rally in Albuquerque, and I must say it is pure joy to collaborate...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 05-04-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 51,131
Posted By Area63
I will be there again, it was amazing last year.

I will be there again, it was amazing last year.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 03-03-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,214
Posted By Area63
It might help if you post some pictures of your...

It might help if you post some pictures of your lights. I am not familiar with Coronado mfg lights.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 03-02-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 51,131
Posted By Area63
Signing up as we speak. Had way too much fun at...

Signing up as we speak. Had way too much fun at this event last year.
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-02-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,573
Posted By Area63
Look under the trailer, to the streetside front....

Look under the trailer, to the streetside front. It might have a rectangular patch, with sheet metal screws on it. Remove it.
This is where your umbilical cord terminates, and where it is connected...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 03-02-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,671
Posted By Area63
I think I will be picking PeeWee up in AZ and...

I think I will be picking PeeWee up in AZ and bring him to Albuquerque. Did this last year, it is indeed a definite treat to spend time with him.
Forum: Floor Finishes 03-02-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By Area63
Looks like the original tiles are still...

Looks like the original tiles are still underneath the flooring. Meaning that a previous owner must have added the carpeting. While it is possible, I have never seen carpet in a 50's Airstream that...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 06-17-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,619
Posted By Area63
I made it home again, after dropping off Peewee...

I made it home again, after dropping off Peewee near his home in Arizona. My trip was very easy, as always. I wanted to thank you all for coming and for making this such a great event. I was...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 05-22-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,619
Posted By Area63
Quick note from Area 63... we're preparing the...

Quick note from Area 63...
we're preparing the 1958 Flying Cloud for the Restoration Rally. It has seen some progress since last year, but mostly inside and under the floor.
The topics for the...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-28-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,619
Posted By Area63
Area 63 Productions will again be present for...

Area 63 Productions will again be present for this event, with hands on workshops, how-to's, q&a, and perhaps seminars. We will be bringing one of our trailers for this event, and present real time,...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-28-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Area63
Most of the time, a quality renovation will cost...

Most of the time, a quality renovation will cost more than new. But then it's also much better than new.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-28-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Area63
The wall material is actually vinyl coated...

The wall material is actually vinyl coated aluminum. You will find wiring, and itchy insulation. You might also find rodent habitats.



More than likely you will not find any of that inside the...
Forum: Floor Finishes 02-18-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,048
Posted By Area63
Cork Pictures

Robert, I will dig up some more pictures tonight and send them to you or post them to this thread. I am quite happy with our cork floor in our personal trailer. 4 years and still looking like the day...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-11-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,562
Posted By Area63
Yes, and I will bring extra propane and a...

Yes, and I will bring extra propane and a firedancer, to take the chill out of those cool nights...and some extra adult beverages, too.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 02-10-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By Area63
I would take a very close look at that particular...

I would take a very close look at that particular wheel assembly. It sounds like the brake caliper got stuck. This would warrant a close inspection, to make sure nothing has taken damage from this...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 International 02-10-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,947
Posted By Area63
I find this to be true on most rv's, not just...

I find this to be true on most rv's, not just Airstream. They usually include a big package with appliance manuals. Did you find the package?





It's impossible to retain all this...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 02-07-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 230,945
Posted By Area63
Thanks, Brad. Many miles since, but the...

Thanks, Brad. Many miles since, but the Overlander is still our favorite hideaway.
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 02-04-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,562
Posted By Area63
Is there a lake near by? I had no idea. I just...

Is there a lake near by? I had no idea. I just might bring our inflatable as well. We have an 11ft inflatable.
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 01-25-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,349
Posted By Area63
I have been following your trip diary - looks and...

I have been following your trip diary - looks and reads like you all had a good time. I am glad that you liked some of my suggestions, and that they worked well for you.
Baja is always an adventure...
Forum: 2008 Safari SE 10-21-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,920
Posted By Area63
We're doing exactly the same to an 07 Safari SEFB...

We're doing exactly the same to an 07 Safari SEFB right now, only our client specified 2 beds, and a mattress system that allows the 2 beds to join in the middle, essentially converting the entire...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 10-20-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Area63
Post it on youtube, and publish the link here on...

Post it on youtube, and publish the link here on the forums.
Forum: Boondocking 10-19-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,556
Posted By Area63
Jumbo Rock is a nice campground. Their lower...

Jumbo Rock is a nice campground. Their lower loops have a few spots that are long enough for a truck and trailer combo. Many of the spots at Joshua tree are very short, just enough to park a small RV...
Forum: WBCCI Rallies & Events 10-19-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 28,952
Posted By Area63
Ken, Didi and I were talking about the Balloon...

Ken,
Didi and I were talking about the Balloon Fiesta just this last weekend. we will definitely try and make it in 2010.
I will be looking for an announcement about when and where to sign up.
Uwe
Forum: Member Introductions 09-08-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By Area63
Judging by the windows, it's one of the 66/67/or...

Judging by the windows, it's one of the 66/67/or 68 models.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 09-08-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By Area63
We have used Prodex in several projects, and it...

We have used Prodex in several projects, and it has worked quite well, is light weight, esy to install, and won't rot or mildew. It is crucial that there's air space on both sides of the PRodex for a...
Forum: Doors & Locks 09-08-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,395
Posted By Area63
I would remove both locks and find a locksmith to...

I would remove both locks and find a locksmith to explore repair possibilities. I can't see how the deadbolt could come out without drilling out a handful of rivets first, but you might try working...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-08-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By Area63
The heater in your link works with natural gas...

The heater in your link works with natural gas only, no propane. The pricing on their other heaters would make me steer towards a Precision Temp RV500 if I was to use a instant water heater. If...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-07-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By Area63
A client/friend bought the Smev Stove/oven combo,...

A client/friend bought the Smev Stove/oven combo, and it is very beautiful. A nice step up from the typical RV apparatus that is commonly available. I question the continued availability, and am...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-07-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By Area63
Update: I just received samples of the SpinFlo...

Update:
I just received samples of the SpinFlo products last week. I received a 2 burner cook top, and one of their kitchen center sink systems.
We ended up using Princess cooktop and oven in the...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-06-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By Area63
A client has two of them, and will most likely...

A client has two of them, and will most likely not end up using them. One came with the trailer, one I bought on ebay to get spare parts for the other one. I never got around to working on it, but it...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-05-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,960
Posted By Area63
I just remebered...did a black tank replacement...

I just remebered...did a black tank replacement recently on a 64 Airstream. We used this tank:
Plastic-Mart - Rv Holding Tank 102.99 : 15 Gallon Rv Holding Tank...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 09-05-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,960
Posted By Area63
Consider your climate, too. Above floor black...

Consider your climate, too. Above floor black tank is less likely to freeze if the trailer is heated. Below floor tanks must somehow be heated, otherwise they will freeze. Looks like it might get...
Forum: Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 09-05-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By Area63
There should be a hose coming off the canister....

There should be a hose coming off the canister. where does it go?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 09-04-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,412
Posted By Area63
I have used cork flooring in several client...

I have used cork flooring in several client projects. Pics are on my website.
The flooring in my favorite trailer, the 1963 Overlander, has held up extremely well over the years. It's been to Baja,...
Forum: Our Community 09-04-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By Area63
I had a trailer delivered to me via uship.com...

I had a trailer delivered to me via uship.com just this last week. The driver that brought a 34ft Excella to my studio was absolutely professional, and his tow rig was perfect. PM me if you want...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 09-04-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,577
Posted By Area63
Why not call InlandRV and ask them?

Why not call InlandRV and ask them?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-11-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,361
Posted By Area63
Sounds like the battery charge wire is in the...

Sounds like the battery charge wire is in the place of the brake wire. This hsould be very easy to diagnose and repair.
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-11-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 24,782
Posted By Area63
Thank you, Janet, for the kind words.

Thank you, Janet, for the kind words.
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-11-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 24,782
Posted By Area63
Oh THANK YOU! Feel free to visit whenever...

Oh THANK YOU!
Feel free to visit whenever you're in the SoCA Area. There's always a fresh cup of coffee brewing.
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-10-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 24,782
Posted By Area63
Hello Carol, We just finished a 1968 remodel....

Hello Carol,
We just finished a 1968 remodel. You can see interior pictures here:
Work in Progress (https://www.area63productions.com/Area63/Blog/Blog.html)
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 08-10-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 230,945
Posted By Area63
Ooh, I just found this post, Lynda...yes, they...

Ooh, I just found this post, Lynda...yes, they really are art. How is Pearl coming along?
Uwe
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-15-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 166,832
Posted By Area63
The build of Stespot is documented on my website,...

The build of Stespot is documented on my website, pretty much from the beginning. Click on the Blog link, it will take you to a page called "work in progress"
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