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Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 04-26-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,515
Posted By stunami
I have never been charged an RTA tax for my...

I have never been charged an RTA tax for my Airstream. I believe your trailer may have been classified as a motorhome in error. You might also have a look at your Title. Mine indicates Body...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 04-25-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,279
Posted By stunami
Airstream really didn't make small trailers in...

Airstream really didn't make small trailers in the 80's and 90's. I bought mine used 4 years ago. Searching for a 20' or smaller trailer the choice at the time was mid 1970's or 1999 or later.
Forum: General Appliance Topics 04-24-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By stunami
Wow, thanks for all the ideas!

Wow, thanks for all the ideas!
Forum: Roof 04-24-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By stunami
I just paid $1,900 to have my 19' Bambi roof...

I just paid $1,900 to have my 19' Bambi roof re-sealed by Airstream. It is very labor intensive to remove the old sealant. Airstream recommends doing this every 5 years. I thought about doing...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 04-24-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By stunami
Thanks! I'll try the Flitz polish and...

Thanks! I'll try the Flitz polish and Walbernize. If that doesn't work, then I'll go with the rubber shelf mat.
Forum: On The Road... 04-23-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,999
Posted By stunami
+1 on Torklift. I've had it installed for 4...

+1 on Torklift. I've had it installed for 4 years ago and it works great. With bikes mounted I have access to both the bumper and rear compartment. Also, I added 3" lift this year. I have my...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-23-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By stunami
I have it and had it installed by Torklift 4...

I have it and had it installed by Torklift 4 years ago. Works great, no problems and with bikes mounted I still have access to my bumper and rear storage compartments. Just got the 3" lift this...
Forum: General Appliance Topics 04-23-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By stunami
Cleaning the refrigerator door shelves?

I have a 20 year old Dometic refrigerator with stains on the door shelves from aluminum cans. I've tried using every cleaner in my kitchen, but nothing so far has worked. How can I get these...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 04-13-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By stunami
I had the same problem last week when my AC and...

I had the same problem last week when my AC and fridge were not working. Then I took a minute to check the most obvious solution. Is the circuit breaker at the RV park receptacle turned on?
Forum: Boondocking 04-13-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,741
Posted By stunami
Here's my 2 cents worth... 1 - Portable Solar...

Here's my 2 cents worth...
1 - Portable Solar setup from Costco $100.00
2 - "SAE solar Sidewall port" from Amazon installed on the side of battery case will give you "plug and play' solar $20
3 -...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-11-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 190,760
Posted By stunami
Irish Whiskey is not a mod! In my unit, whisky,...

Irish Whiskey is not a mod! In my unit, whisky, beer and wine come as standard equipment.
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 04-11-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By stunami
Thanks for the feedback. I really like the bed...

Thanks for the feedback. I really like the bed and bath layout of the FBQ, but I see what you are saying about the dinette. I also like the 25' layouts, but 23' is the max for my current driveway.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-11-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 683,045
Posted By stunami
Thanks for the comments RFP, I see what you are...

Thanks for the comments RFP, I see what you are saying about the dinette in the middle being weird. I'm not a big fan of the corner bed/small bath and was looking to avoid that. The corner bed is...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 04-10-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 683,045
Posted By stunami
Not really a 23D, but I currently have a 2001 19'...

Not really a 23D, but I currently have a 2001 19' Bambi and looking to upgrade to 23'. I really like the layout of the new 23' Front Bed Queen. Does anyone know how long this layout has been...
Forum: Our Community 04-10-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7,215
Views: 1,344,555
Posted By stunami
So my 2020 Corona virus project was to give my...

So my 2020 Corona virus project was to give my 2001 Bambi all of the love and attention she so deserves. Started with spring wash and Walbernize. Then performed all of the suggested lubrications...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 04-10-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By stunami
23' Front Bed Queen or Rear Bed Queen?

I'm looking to upgrade my 2001 19' Bambi to something a little bigger and a little newer. On the Airstream website I really like the layout of the new 23' Front Bed Queen. How long has this...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 04-10-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By stunami
I have 2001 19' Bambi. In mine they are located...

I have 2001 19' Bambi. In mine they are located under the dinette bench, street side. Take off the seat cushions. Mine has a small access hole, just reach down there and turn the 2 valves off....
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 04-09-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By stunami
Airstream in Boise just did mine for $750.00,...

Airstream in Boise just did mine for $750.00, parts and labor. 2001 19' Bambi single axle. Just picked it up last weekend. Also, they have a campground / parking lot you can stay at overnight...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-09-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 190,760
Posted By stunami
Thank you for whoever started this thread and for...

Thank you for whoever started this thread and for those who have revived it. I have found so many ideas for my 20 year old Bambi. I'm not a big fan of anything that requires drilling, cutting, or...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-30-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,226
Posted By stunami
I agree with the other with the other responses,...

I agree with the other with the other responses, you are above the max tongue weight, the gross weight of the trailer will be near your tow limit and when you add all of your camping gear you will...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-24-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,069
Posted By stunami
If you are able to find one with no body damage...

If you are able to find one with no body damage and has always been stored under cover then you are golden. Try to buy from someone who has kept up with all the maintenance, has receipts to back it...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-24-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,199
Posted By stunami
I have neighbors across the street and I just ask...

I have neighbors across the street and I just ask them to move their cars. I give them a couple days notice telling them when I plan to leave and when I will be returning. Never had a problem. ...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 03-23-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,531
Posted By stunami
My 19' has 21 gal Grey water tank. Works fine...

My 19' has 21 gal Grey water tank. Works fine for me, but I'm a former backpacker / tent camper and light water user. My girlfriend on the other hand has never camped before and needs to shower...
Forum: Tires 03-23-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,664
Posted By stunami
This thread is very timely for me, since as we...

This thread is very timely for me, since as we speak I am getting new Endurance tires, along with new axle and wheels installed on my 2001 19' Bambi. I too was wondering what numbers to put in my...
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Sovereign 03-20-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By stunami
You probably won't be able to get reservations...

You probably won't be able to get reservations inside Yellowstone NP if you don't already have them. Last August we stayed 3 nights at Grizzly in West Yellowstone and dry camped 2 nights at Gros...
Forum: Fun & Games 03-18-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,678
Posted By stunami
No! Just no. The last place I want to be is...

No! Just no. The last place I want to be is surrounded by middle aged and older, naked, overweight rv'ers. And believe me, nobody wants to open their door in the morning and see me strutting my...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-05-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By stunami
I would say if it ain't broke, don't replace it. ...

I would say if it ain't broke, don't replace it. I have electric / gas combo in my 2001 and was quoted $2,000, parts and labor by the local Airstream dealer to replace it. Of course, I'm sure if...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 03-05-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By stunami
[His recommendation was just to carry a spare set...

[His recommendation was just to carry a spare set of charged-up batteries that could be swapped out. [/QUOTE]

Out of hundreds of posts here on generators and solar panels, I can't believe this is...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 02-21-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By stunami
I used to store mine at East Valley RV & Boat...

I used to store mine at East Valley RV & Boat Storage in Renton near I405 and 167. Reasonably priced for the Seattle area. They have pull through and covered spaces, water and a dump station. ...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-19-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By stunami
I have Progressive and my experience has been...

I have Progressive and my experience has been great. Unfortunately, I had to use it recently, and they covered towing my trailer 100 miles, covered my hotel and are paying my damages, no questions...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-02-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By stunami
I've thought the same thing myself. Would like...

I've thought the same thing myself. Would like to know if anyone has done it.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-22-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,781
Posted By stunami
Winner winner chicken dinner, I thinks.

Winner winner chicken dinner, I thinks.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-20-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By stunami
That's what I was looking for. Thanks guys. ...

That's what I was looking for. Thanks guys. Now I can sleep well tonight without obsessing.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 12-20-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By stunami
2006 Dodge Durango GCWR?

Hello all,
I am considering a Dodge Durango as a tow vehicle, but want to know, how do I find the GCWR of a 2006 Dodge Durango? The placards on the door frame and door do not list GCWR. I...
Forum: 2016 - Current International 12-08-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,042
Posted By stunami
Hi Glampman, Can you tell me where you went to...

Hi Glampman,
Can you tell me where you went to get your 3" lift and the cost? I live in Kent.
Forum: 2016 - Current International 11-21-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,042
Posted By stunami
Would this work on a 19' 2001 Bambi?

Would this work on a 19' 2001 Bambi?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-25-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By stunami
I have a 1999 Ford F-150 towing a 2001 19' Bambi....

I have a 1999 Ford F-150 towing a 2001 19' Bambi. In my case, the engine, transmission and brakes are all strong. I've had no problems, However there is always an increased risk that some random...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-26-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By stunami
One thing to consider GCWR - is the maximum...

One thing to consider GCWR - is the maximum allowable combined weight of a road vehicle, the passengers and cargo in the tow vehicle, plus the mass of the trailer and cargo in the trailer. When I...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-26-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By stunami
Congratulations on your Airstream! I'm sure you...

Congratulations on your Airstream! I'm sure you will love it. Bought my 2001 Bambi 3 years ago and have been up to BC, down to California and over to Yellowstone. I've had no problems with my...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-25-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,068
Posted By stunami
.... And If I need something better, then I'll...

.... And If I need something better, then I'll move the whole setup to my backyard for lighting for my shed.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-25-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,068
Posted By stunami
I purchased a 100 w portable system from Harbor...

I purchased a 100 w portable system from Harbor Freight tools. On sale $160 for the entire setup which included charge controller, plus 2 LED lights that plug into the controller and 2 usb...
Forum: 1997 - 2004 Bambi 06-21-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By stunami
Thanks for the ideas!

Thanks for the ideas!
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 05-18-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,532
Posted By stunami
I know I am replying to an old post, but how does...

I know I am replying to an old post, but how does it look after six years? Has anyone else tried this? I have the same problem in a couple of places on my Bambi.
Forum: Our Community 05-18-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,493
Posted By stunami
Hmmm possibly. If it's a bad axle then I've...

Hmmm possibly. If it's a bad axle then I've been driving around with it for at least two years with no noticeable effect, other than the the frame appearing low to the tire. Are there any other...
Forum: Our Community 05-17-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,493
Posted By stunami
On my Bambi the fender / frame around my tire...

On my Bambi the fender / frame around my tire goes down way to low towards the center of the tire. The gap between the outside of the tire wall and the frame is only a couple of inches.
...
Forum: Tires 05-16-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,726
Posted By stunami
[QUOTE=PapaPepper;2360530]I've learned a lot in a...

[QUOTE=PapaPepper;2360530]I've learned a lot in a short time from the folks that have offered perspective in this forum. Know your DOT numbers, Inspect routinely, get a TPMS, Use Trailer Tires if...
Forum: Our Community 05-15-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,493
Posted By stunami
I have a 2001 19' Bambi that I purchased used 3...

I have a 2001 19' Bambi that I purchased used 3 years ago. I can say that 90% of the problems that I've had can be attributed to either owner error or the age of a nearly 20 year old trailer. In...
Forum: 1997 - 2004 Bambi 05-10-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,542
Posted By stunami
I know that I am replying to an old post, but if...

I know that I am replying to an old post, but if somebody paid $13,000 for a 2001 19 Bambi, then I got ripped off!!!! I purchased mine 3 years ago and paid a lot more that that. Since then, I...
Forum: 1997 - 2004 Bambi 05-10-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By stunami
Adding TV to my 2001 19' Bambi

Looking into adding tv to my 2001 19' Bambi and wondering what other people have done. What size tv, how mounted, is the a way to mount the tv so it swivels to be viewable from either the bed or...
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