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Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-19-2008, 06:50 AM
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Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
thanks

I couldn't find any pictures of your grey tank installation. I am familiar with the area that your wife explained in your thread, “under the cupboard next to the refrigerator” any info you have would...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-13-2008, 08:14 AM
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Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
OK, finally found the threads that tell the...

OK, finally found the threads that tell the story. Looks like I better go with .032.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-13-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
OK, scrap the shower tank idea, re-thunk that...

OK, scrap the shower tank idea, re-thunk that one, and like you, don't think it's necessary. I will add a grey tank for the sink though. BTW, I plan to replace my patched and pitiful belly pan and...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-13-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By C Ray
I like that "DryRoll Toilet Paper Holder" not...

I like that "DryRoll Toilet Paper Holder" not sure about cutting a hole for the recessed design, but since I am completly rebuilding the inside... I may. The only curtain protection is behind the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 11-12-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By C Ray
Showerproof TP holder?

Does anyone know how TP holders were/are designed for combination toilet/shower ... so it doesn't get wet? I can envision a hooded design, but maybe there is something out there already.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-07-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
Forgot to mention something, the blue "extension"...

Forgot to mention something, the blue "extension" from the bottom of the blackwater tank to the dump valve, would have to be made so the grey tank would drain. I am also considering an additional...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-07-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By C Ray
Forgot to mention something, the blue "extension"...

Forgot to mention something, the blue "extension" from the bottom of the blackwater tank to the dump valve, would have to be made so the grey tank would drain. I am also considering an additional...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-07-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
Thanks

Hey thanks Don for the good advice, I am working on a new layout for the belly pan, which may include a new "hump" (with an access door) under the shower (see attachment... if it loads) I have a long...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-04-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
Don Looked under Bambi yesterday and noticed...

Don
Looked under Bambi yesterday and noticed that the belly pan rivets look bigger than regular 5/32 topside rivets, can anyone confirm that? Also, IF the belly pan wraps around the "C" channel and...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-04-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By C Ray
I'm doing a shell-off floor replacement and they...

I'm doing a shell-off floor replacement and they are originally (and currently) the regonized method for attaching the plywood floor to the frame.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-04-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By C Ray
Another good source for elevator bolts

Just ordered 1 box of 100 stainless steel 1/4-20 X 1 1/4 elevator bolts for $76 at KC Supply, https://www.kcsupply.com/products/buckets/boltsummary.pdf , much more than I need but it is still a better...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-03-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By C Ray
Looked under Bambi yesterday and noticed that the...

Looked under Bambi yesterday and noticed that the belly pan rivets look bigger than regular 5/32 topside rivets, can anyone confirm that? I will investigate more this PM. Also, IF the belly pan wraps...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-01-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By C Ray
Thanks to all so far for the great input. I know...

Thanks to all so far for the great input. I know that any electric current generated by dissimilar metals combined with any electrolyte (water/humidity) will cause galvanic corrosion. And there are a...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-31-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By C Ray
Thanks, does anyone know the appropriate elevator...

Thanks, does anyone know the appropriate elevator bolt and rivet sizes?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 10-31-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By C Ray
Tools, Equipment, Supplies

I am beginning (again) a full shell-off floor replacement on my 62 Bambi. I have already stripped most of the inside and now I am finalizing plans to do allot over the holidays. I have read allot of...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-27-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
Thank you very much for taking the time to...

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a diagram!! No, I have not removed everything from the inside yet, wanted to work things out in my head before I committed; it's hurricane season...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-26-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 116,147
Posted By C Ray
Don, I am reading your thread carfully as I am...

Don, I am reading your thread carfully as I am experiencing, now, what you have already experienced. I have a 62 Bambi, arranged slightly differently than yours, and I have already replaced my axel...
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 07-26-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By C Ray
OK, I went back to the serial number guide post....

OK, I went back to the serial number guide post. it appears from the rest of the post in that thread that the guide itself has a typo should be 1, not I.

I am having a sheet metal shop make a...
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 07-26-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By C Ray
Hey thanks, there is an apparent contrast though;...

Hey thanks, there is an apparent contrast though; My serial number indicates it is from Ohio, according to the serial number guide posted under 1961-1962 Bambi (below):

California built Bambi...
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 07-25-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By C Ray
OK, I found a picture of a 64 Bumper ... and it...

OK, I found a picture of a 64 Bumper ... and it does look the same as my 62 .... pretty simple.

https://www.airforums.com/forums/105816-post1.html

I must have been looking at other models...
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 07-25-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By C Ray
62 Bambi bumper?

I need to replace my 62 Bambi bumper because it's rusted through, but it doesn't look like some of the other Bumpers that I've seen online. Does anyone have a picture...or a suggestion? I will post a...
Forum: Axles 06-03-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
AAA-men

Well put Dan!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 03-10-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
I think I started with 150 then fine sanded with...

I think I started with 150 then fine sanded with 250, but if you call Zolatone they may have more specific recommendations. I would degrease the inside first so you don't sand/grind contaminents...
Forum: Axles 03-01-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
Andy, taking two simple measurements is well...

Andy, taking two simple measurements is well worth 400 bucks. My Bambi did pretty good for 46 years on the old, outdated, under-rated axle and the installation will allow me to indulge in...
Forum: Axles 03-01-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
Yes, the sales reciept indicates Dexter axle, and...

Yes, the sales reciept indicates Dexter axle, and my specification sheet which list all above items also indicateds Dexter. The spec sheet is mentioned on the order form, note 1. If it isn't Dexter,...
Forum: Axles 03-01-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
Switcharoo

Humm... but the option was on the order form, of course the order form was form was designed by a distributor (other than the one I was using, curiously) So, maybe the distributor that my distributor...
Forum: Axles 03-01-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
Hey thanks, I will have to weld mine on to the...

Hey thanks, I will have to weld mine on to the torsion arm but I'm not sure if the original ones will be long enough because I am upgrading the original 2500# to 2800# and from 22.5 deg. to 25 deg....
Forum: Axles 02-29-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,369
Posted By C Ray
My exact Dexter order for 62 Bambi: #10 torsion...

My exact Dexter order for 62 Bambi:
#10 torsion axle, down-rated to 2800#
Straight beam (with standard toe and camber bends)
74" Hub-face to Hub-face
58" Outside Frame width
Reverse orientation...
Forum: Axles 02-29-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
Thanks for the heads up WeeWind

Thanks for the heads up WeeWind
Forum: Axles 02-29-2008, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By C Ray
OK, Looks like I will probably order Dexters with...

OK, Looks like I will probably order Dexters with brakes and hubs, side mount, reverse orientation, weld side mount bracket hangar to bottom of frame rail (then bolt axle/bracket to it) I'm using...
Forum: Axles 02-28-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,212
Posted By C Ray
Will Dexter weld a shock bracket for you? I...

Will Dexter weld a shock bracket for you? I shopping for an axle manufacturer right now.
Forum: Axles 02-28-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By C Ray
Yep, you're right, extra dimension I didn't think...

Yep, you're right, extra dimension I didn't think about. During these measurements the arm was horizontal, So I think I will go with that... well second thought I will clarify with the axle...
Forum: Axles 02-28-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By C Ray
Axle measuement

Couple questions, How accurate do the measurements have to be for Hub 2 Hub face and outside bracket to outside bracket? (see sketch) Also can I use a top mount axle instead of the side mount? As...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-28-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
Thanks! Yea, I am suprised at myself, usually...

Thanks! Yea, I am suprised at myself, usually takes half that time for my memory to kick-in...hah!
Forum: Axles 02-27-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,369
Posted By C Ray
Great idea! I will be replacing my 62 Bambi axle...

Great idea! I will be replacing my 62 Bambi axle soon, will submit measurments.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-27-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,825
Posted By C Ray
I used Ambruso, he was a big help and curtains...

I used Ambruso, he was a big help and curtains fit perfectly.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-27-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
One other thing, I mentioned striping but I did...

One other thing, I mentioned striping but I did not remove the old Zolatone, just sanded it real good, and cleaned, cleaned, cleaned.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-27-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
Sure, First, make sure you read Zolatone's method...

Sure, First, make sure you read Zolatone's method guide https://www.zolatoneaim.com/spray.html (https://www.zolatoneaim.com/spray.html), and follow their instructions to a "T" Use the Camille...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 02-27-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
Zolatone, looks great!

Took a while to post but here are some images. Turned out fine.
Forum: Axles 02-27-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By C Ray
Yea, I haven't found an article yet dealing with...

Yea, I haven't found an article yet dealing with this issue. I posted a picture since 1000 words would be over the limit ...;-)
Forum: Axles 02-27-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By C Ray
Original Bambi Axle welded?

Hi, I have 62 Bambi that, I believe, has a shot torsion axle. The only thing that appears to happen if I step on the rear bumper is wheel compression (no body movement with reference to the wheel). I...
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-29-2004, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By C Ray
Thanks Andy, I found it at a local RV repair shop...

Thanks Andy, I found it at a local RV repair shop and knowing what it's called help allot.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 06-29-2004, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
OK, I am half-way finished, ran out of paint and...

OK, I am half-way finished, ran out of paint and had to re-order. What I have done so far looks great! I used a 2mm spray nozzel, along with it's matching needle. I took all precautions as...
Forum: 1961 - 1963 Bambi 06-12-2004, 06:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,414
Posted By C Ray
More and more

Hi, also new owner of 62 Bambi, 162T453, so I think there must be more than estimated built in Ohio.


Chris
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-22-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,237
Posted By C Ray
Yea, there are two holes, thanks!

Yea, there are two holes, thanks!
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-22-2004, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
Thanks

Thanks for the recomendations, it will have to wait for the next few weeks, but I will document.
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 05-18-2004, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,455
Posted By C Ray
Question Zolatone

I am purchasing Zolatone to paint my interior this W/E, I am borrowing a LPHV gun and I have all of the settings for it from the Zolatone web site, does anyone have any tips they would like to share?...
Forum: General Interior Topics 05-18-2004, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By C Ray
Question trim?

I can't seem to get any information on the rubber/vinyl material that is stapled to the back of the plywood shelves that butt against the outer walls, nobody seems to know what I'm talking about when...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-18-2004, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,308
Posted By C Ray
Hot Water heater burner

Hi,
Does anyone know where I could get a burner for a Bowen water heater, mine is missing and I cannot read the part number from it's ID tag, the lines that go to it are also missing, no sensor or...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 05-18-2004, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,237
Posted By C Ray
Question How do chemical toilets work?

Hi, new to this site and I have a question about how chemical toilets work; mine has a small, fiberglass tank (probably 25 gallons) and the toilet itself has the foot/ball-valve but it does not have...
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