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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-28-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By Stupidnoob
How do you guys clean your rigs? Fingerprints,...

How do you guys clean your rigs?
Fingerprints, fingerprints, smudges... Driving me nuts.

Hot soapy water and air dry? What about water streaks? Any input?


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-26-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By Stupidnoob
241633 Sent from my iPhone using...

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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-24-2015, 10:10 PM
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Views: 1,075
Posted By Stupidnoob
241529 241530 241531 241532 Fun times ...

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Fun times


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-19-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By Stupidnoob
241121 241122 Sent from my iPhone using...

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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-14-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By Stupidnoob
My project is pretty much done '62 Globetrotter diner

Well three years and here we are
I'll update with a slew of pics later.

Short story : busted down globetrotter, dented to piss. Frame off resto, insane amount of mods, lotsa fun and learning and...
Forum: Axles 06-12-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By Stupidnoob
Well we nailed it I think. Triple checked...

Well we nailed it I think.
Triple checked measurements for square at 4 different areas and they are all pretty bang on.

Learning everyday.


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Forum: Axles 06-11-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By Stupidnoob
Axle install... Measure for square/placement?

Measuring for new axle placement for install....

Yup! How did you guys with the old welded axles once removed, measure correctly when installing the new axle so you know she's straight?

I have...
Forum: Axles 06-05-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Stupidnoob
240090 240091 So this old girl is coming...

240090
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So this old girl is coming off tomorrow.
No bolts, fully welded on.
Question, am I going to have to fabricate a new plate? The old torsion axle is fully welded right around this...
Forum: Axles 06-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Stupidnoob
Bumping this to see if anyone can confirm the...

Bumping this to see if anyone can confirm the measurements


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Forum: Axles 06-04-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Stupidnoob
Sorry I misread your reply Yes for sure I can...

Sorry I misread your reply
Yes for sure I can drive down to Seattle or wherever and pick up. But have to arrange that with a commercial company etc. airstream blues.


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Forum: Axles 06-04-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Stupidnoob
Nope can't tug the old girl anywhere until a new...

Nope can't tug the old girl anywhere until a new axle goes on.

I personally could drive no problem.

I just wish our dollar was doing better. We're only .80 cents us. So a 700.00 axle becomes...
Forum: Axles 06-04-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Stupidnoob
Measurement confirmation - 1962 globetrotter

Hi guys

Looking for confirmation measurements of a 1962 single axle globetrotter - 19ft
This is what I have :

22.5% arm angle

57.875" outside to outside mounting bracket

73.75 hub face...
Forum: Axles 06-04-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
That's exactly who I went and talked to today!! ...

That's exactly who I went and talked to today!!

Was worried about a custom built axle
Yours turned out ok??


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Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Haha oh my god that would be a big ass bill! Our...

Haha oh my god that would be a big ass bill! Our dollar is at .74 us.


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Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Ya I talked to Andy this morning he's awesome. ...

Ya I talked to Andy this morning he's awesome.

It's just the exchange rate is a killer right now, added 20% plus taxes at the border you almost end up paying double.
I've ordered lots of stuff...
Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Nice nice Times like this soooooo much easier...

Nice nice
Times like this soooooo much easier living in the usa!


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Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
That's a pretty harsh assumption Did you not...

That's a pretty harsh assumption
Did you not see my
Post above of my axle measurements and looking for confirmation?

I'm not looking for a lesson. I tow food trailers every single day, 6 times...
Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Yup mine was welded 239919239920 Sent...

Yup mine was welded
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Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Sweet Jesus lol, just my luck. So I'd like To...

Sweet Jesus lol, just my luck.
So I'd like
To get confirmation if anyone here has their measurements on an old single axle globetrotter (1962) what I've measured is:
22.5% arm angle
57.875"...
Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Ahhhh so that's the reason she locked up is...

Ahhhh so that's the reason she locked up is because the lower spring busted.

I haven't measured but these 62 globetrotters are a 12" setup correct? I'd like to get through inland but I'm in such...
Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
239914239915239916239917 K gave her some...

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K gave her some encouraging words and she came off. And here it is.

Those springs just fell out when she came loose. I obviously need some new parts in there, any part...
Forum: Axles 06-03-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
239909239910 Ok! Got the cotter pin and...

239909239910

Ok! Got the cotter pin and castle but off, but how does this drum come off?
I'm guessing those three nuts that are completely rusted to the bolts??!? Grrrrr...

Plus after I...
Forum: Axles 06-02-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Hahaha except I'm in Vancouver Canada!! ...

Hahaha except I'm in Vancouver Canada!!


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Forum: Axles 06-02-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
As far as the breakaway switch goes, I don't have...

As far as the breakaway switch goes, I don't have a controller. Just pulled it with my big truck.... No electric breakers or controller. Is that what's being referred to?


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Forum: Axles 06-02-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Ahhhh man Sounding like a job I haven't tackled...

Ahhhh man
Sounding like a job I haven't tackled before

In good with tools. Anybody have a link on these old assemblies and how they are put together?

I'm guessing needing to pack new...
Forum: Axles 06-02-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Forgot to add this is def the original axle has...

Forgot to add this is def the original axle has not been updated or replaced


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Forum: Axles 06-02-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
I jacked up the one side that I know was really...

I jacked up the one side that I know was really messing up, and she's locked.... Haven't jacked up the other side yet....

Isn't the leaf spring style it's got the dura torque, I think it's the...
Forum: Axles 06-02-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,734
Posted By Stupidnoob
Major help needed , wheels seized while driving!!

Hi guys

62 globetrotter had a heart attack today lol. I don't know where to start.
Was towing it... Started to hear grinding... Obviously thinking bearings right away.
Then I heard what...
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 05-24-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,278
Posted By Stupidnoob
Finished the belly pan

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Took 2 days lucky for me the po left 7 inches of it all around so I had a good guide to button up to.

Happy with it, it's not absolutely perfect but who cares! She's on and solid!!...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-18-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By Stupidnoob
What model is this??

Yes I know it's a weird conversion but in curious if all these windows are stock?? Something tells me no but hoping yes??

https://youtu.be/8krlH_nzRHg


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-14-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By Stupidnoob
So many ways... I was told best way to compound...

So many ways...
I was told best way to compound f7 then cyclo f7 to get swirls out.... Sigh.

In other news... Why the hell do my very very expensive 3m compounding pads (Velcro) go flying off my...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-12-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By Stupidnoob
Cyclo swirls and cloudy with f7

Hi guys

First time ripping with the cyclo and having major issues

I compounded with black bar, then f7, skin was coming along very good.

Then I cleaned it very well and cyclo'd with...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 05-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
237524 Yahoooooooooo three cheers for the...

237524

Yahoooooooooo three cheers for the mailman today!!!


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 216,118
Posted By Stupidnoob
What Rpms are you compounding the f7 at? I'm...

What Rpms are you compounding the f7 at? I'm thinking 1250?? Maybe im way off?

Got me worried now that I bought 1lb of c. Should have trusted my gut


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 216,118
Posted By Stupidnoob
Someone chime in here who's done their job. I'm...

Someone chime in here who's done their job.
I'm ready to start polishing, the cutting is done.
I've got f7 c and 7
My plan was to compound c, cyclo c then cyclo s

I hear people complaining and...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
These deep deep scratches..

Sanding my man. 100 bucks in sandpaper and an aggressive cutting agent.
I used black emery bars, Took about 90hrs but I'm almost done cutting

My skin was absolutely atrocious.


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,402
Posted By Stupidnoob
So what are we looking at? The top part which...

So what are we looking at?
The top part which is buffed is not cyclo'd?

The bottom is cyclo'd?
I def see the line between clean and grey aluminum for sure


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-29-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,402
Posted By Stupidnoob
I've tried mineral spirits and haven't seemed to...

I've tried mineral spirits and haven't seemed to clean it that well

I've been using good ol laquer thinner on there and has cleaned it good, very good.

I thought the second pic was before...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-28-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,402
Posted By Stupidnoob
It looks hella clean in the last shot, What is...

It looks hella clean in the last shot,
What is the problem? Are you not getting the pop you were hoping for?

I don't know what to do with nuvite either. I was told to compound with c, cyclo with...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-28-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
Like I said I've been using 400 grit on the...

Like I said I've been using 400 grit on the orbital and it hasn't been an issue. It's great for bad oxidation and wet sanding smoothes it out


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-27-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
237256 I know I upload a lot Of pics but...

237256

I know I upload a lot
Of pics but I'm sure I'm helping some
People
Out there. I was sooooooooo scared to sand this thing aggressively and for me it was the smartest thing I did.

...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-27-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
What you see on the left is after I've hit it...

What you see on the left is after I've hit it with my steps that I've been doing before cutting, on the right is obviously after cutting.

The Sanding for me sped things up almost triple for...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-27-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
Looks great! I have converted mine to a food...

Looks great!

I have converted mine to a food truck for my catering company, that's why the windows were covered up... The p.o. Did it he wanted to convert it but did such a crappy start to it I...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
Handyman What's the black smears on the...

Handyman

What's the black smears on the skin? Is that tarp burn ??


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
I'm jealous both of your skins looks good. I'm...

I'm jealous both of your skins looks good. I'm sad mine will never be minty but maybe I'll find one that I can use as an actual camper that's in great shape


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,402
Posted By Stupidnoob
Compound the snot out of it. Let's see some...

Compound the snot out of it.
Let's see some pics of the trailer


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-26-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
Forgot to say for sanding I'm using a random...

Forgot to say for sanding I'm using a random orbital sander.


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-26-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
It will even better when I start polishing. ...

It will even better when I start polishing. Don't fret too much about everything just get it as good as you can. Post some pics.


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Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
237110 Here's a shot of my front. As you...

237110

Here's a shot of my front. As you can see where the tanks go, it's ruined.

What I did was hit it hard with 400, knocked everything down as much as I could.

Then 600 the opposite...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 04-26-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,759
Posted By Stupidnoob
You see the difference in that pic? That little...

You see the difference in that pic? That little tiny "orange" spot? That's where I couldn't reach to sand/wet sand. Look at the difference at how much oxidation just sanding/wet sanding eats...
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