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Forum: Our Community 07-06-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,120
Posted By Alex
Our 1972 A/S is just great!! Sorry to hear about...

Our 1972 A/S is just great!! Sorry to hear about your 04. Maybe we can blame the workers of this era on quality control. Plus,Thor may have lost sight of the product and is only thinking $$$ signs....
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-25-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,350
Posted By Alex
Happy Holidays To All Airstreamers

:) Be Happy and Be Safe
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-10-2004, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By Alex
Thanks Everyone for your quick response. I did...

Thanks Everyone for your quick response. I did not have enough time to fix it but we did try a few of your suggestions. I will have to deal with this next week when we return. Campground showers are...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 11-10-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By Alex
Help Emergency Water Pump Advise

HI Everyone,

I know its late, but I'm hoping someone is out there with an answer. We were getting ready to headout on Thursday for a weekend of dry camping. We have 1972 Ambassador. We filled...
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 08-08-2004, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,168
Posted By Alex
Yes the movie was Bagdad Cafe :)

Yes the movie was Bagdad Cafe :)
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 08-08-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,168
Posted By Alex
Smile Hi FaboFabo, Yes it is. How did you figure...

Hi FaboFabo,

Yes it is. How did you figure it out? Are you in the business of buying and selling airstreams? What kind of trailer do you have?

Thanks
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 08-08-2004, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,168
Posted By Alex
Thanks everyone for your replies. BobbyW was...

Thanks everyone for your replies.

BobbyW was there a special door for this year? Or will be able to custom make a door for it? Great website, will keep you posted on what we do.


Alex
Forum: 1947-1949 Liner 08-08-2004, 01:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,168
Posted By Alex
What Am I?

Hi Experts,

Please see the pictures below. I am trying to find out if anyone knows what year this trailer is and is it an Airstream.
The shell seems to be in good shape, however the inside is ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-04-2004, 11:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,448
Posted By Alex
The Simple Life, Hilton Style

Your right, the Airstream should have gotten more air time. Thats the only reason I tuned in this season, to see the Airstream. The show is funny, stupid, funny :rolleyes: . I give them credit for...
Forum: Community Polls 07-30-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,215
Posted By Alex
Hi Everyone, We paid $3500.00 for a 1972 31...

Hi Everyone,

We paid $3500.00 for a 1972 31 ft Ambassador. After all is said and done; floor,curtains, new mattresses,couch,microwave,rims,tires,brakes and all the fun stuff for the inside;...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-20-2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,203
Posted By Alex
HI Mike Great Question regarding rims....

HI Mike


Great Question regarding rims. We have a 1972 Ambassador and we are currently shopping for rims also. Have you bought any rims, if so let us know what size and post a pic.

I have...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 07-17-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By Alex
FlamingoKid, Thanks for the idea at the truck...

FlamingoKid,
Thanks for the idea at the truck stop. I'll stop by one on my way out of town.
Graet pics on your Ambassador.

Don,
Thanks for the offer. You are a bit too far. I'm in Arizona,(aka...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-17-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By Alex
Hi Melissa Just saw your question, but I dont...

Hi Melissa
Just saw your question, but I dont have an answer. I was happy to see another '72 Ambassador out there!!! We also have the same unit like yours.
Do you have any photos that you can...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 07-17-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By Alex
Radio Antenna Find

Hello A/S owners,
I am looking for an original antenna for my '72 Ambassador. I lost mine on the road. I still have the mounting base.
Does anyone know where I can get one? Thanks for the replys....
Forum: 1974 - 1979 Ambassador 07-13-2004, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,138
Posted By Alex
1972 Ambassador

Congratulations on you Ambassador
We are the proud owners of 1972 Ambassador. You are right, there are not to many AS in low to mid seventy year range. I dont know why. Maybe they were too long or...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-11-2004, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Alex
Removing Emblem Plates

Hi Everyone .

We are back in action. Now we are starting the polishing process.( Well he is) We have a question regarding the emblems next to the door which say Ambassador etc... As you can see...
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-09-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By Alex
Thanks for the feedback guys. GStephens - I am...

Thanks for the feedback guys.
GStephens - I am taking them off because I am starting the polishing process. I want to make easy for polishing evenly.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 07-09-2004, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By Alex
Letter/Emblem removal

Does anyone know how to remove the raised "Airstream" emblems/letters from the front and rear of an A/S trailer? I have a '72 Ambassador.
Also, once they are off, what is the best way to put them...
Forum: Parts Archive 05-08-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By Alex
Try Oasis RV in Tuscon, AZ or Inland RV in...

Try Oasis RV in Tuscon, AZ or Inland RV in Corona, CA.
I was able to get taillight lenses for my '72 Ambassador at Oasis RV.
Alex
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 05-06-2004, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By Alex
Rims

Thanks for the info. I am aware of the rating and I will make sure it meets or exceeds.
Do you know anything about the correct rim size, ie., 15x7 , 15x5, etc. How can I tell if the rim and tire...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 05-05-2004, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By Alex
Rims

Hi Fellow Airstream Owners,
I am thinking about replacing my stock original rims on my '72 Ambassador. It has typical new trailer tires (ST225-75R15).
Does anyone know the exact after-market rim...
Forum: Our Community 03-23-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,952
Posted By Alex
security Lo-Jack

I'v seen a few of your comments regarding security on a trailer. The idea of LoJack is good but its only good depending on where you live. Lo-Jack has its own installers that go to your home/ work or...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-21-2004, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By Alex
Thanks

Bret,

Thanks for the reply. That drain plug looks stock. It was not drilled out by the PO. I did have a metal drain valve before, but it was leaking so I removed it. Where can I get a replacement...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-21-2004, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By Alex
Water Issue

Hi Everyone,

I have a question for you experts out there. I have 1972 International Ambassador 29 ft trailer. I'm finally getting around to do some more work on it. I thought I would hook up to...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 03-14-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By Alex
8 track player

I was wondering if anyone knows of a place that can repair or replace my original 8-track player for my 72 Ambassador???
It sounds like it is playing, but no audio. The radio and speakers work...
Forum: Our Community 01-28-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Alex
Together 4- Ever

I share with Alex, So see sometimes he doesn't know that I'm adding to his Karma.

J
Forum: Vintage Kin 01-28-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,478
Posted By Alex
LOL

Thats is a can of SPAM

YUK

I have a freezer for sale in Alaska - LOL
Forum: The Pet Forum 01-25-2004, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,350
Posted By Alex
Mans Best Friends

I think its a great idea , however I don't know how to set up the voting system.
I believe that you would have lots of participation.

Good Luck


JD

:D
Forum: Airstream "In the News" 01-23-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By Alex
A/s Rv Show

OK all you West Coast A/S owners! I read somewhere that there is an upcoming RV and/or A/S show this month or next month either in the Blythe, CA or Quartzsite, AZ or somewhere in the Southwest area....
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-19-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By Alex
BATTERY ISSUE

Ray,
Thanks for your reply!!
I am still a bit confused on this issue. Is their a way of telling if my A/S battery is being properly charged from my tow vehicle when in tow? Which wire from the 7...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-19-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By Alex
Talking Battery Issue

Can anyone help out on this issue:
I understand that when I hook up my A/S to my truck, the battery in the A/S should be charging from the truck alternator, correct?
If so, how can I tell when this...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 01-19-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,904
Posted By Alex
VIN Breakdown

They way it was explained to me is,

The first number designated INTERNATIONAL
The next 2 digits is the length.
The next letter designates the bed configuration T for Twins
D for Double bed....
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 01-19-2004, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,904
Posted By Alex
serial plate

Where is this plate located on your trailer?.
From what I see, you have a 1977 International 28 footer, corect?


Opps I meant 1967 ?? Saw your photos- looks cold out there. Is that what you...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 01-17-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,383
Posted By Alex
stove exhaust

you may want to try Inland RV Center Inc in the city of
Corona, CA. Phone # (909) 734-8130 or www.inlandrv.com or you can email them at Inlandrv@aol.com.
I am not sure if they have what you are...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-16-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By Alex
water system question

On my ' 72 29 foot Ambassador, I have a water filter cartridge (the blue canister) and a water pump filter metal screen in a plastic canister) assembly under the sink. What is the difference/purpose...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-10-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By Alex
Pick Yes I have what I think is an...

Pick


Yes I have what I think is an inverter. I think your referring to the Univolt, correct??

It makes a slight hummming sound when I plug into shore power.

If this is the case, how do...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-10-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By Alex
Cool Electrical Question

Happy New Year to All !

:p
Can any tell me why my inside electrical outlets have no power unless I am hooked up to shore power??? :confused:

Not to long ago I did had power when I used...
Forum: Our Community 12-20-2003, 02:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,120
Posted By Alex
Airstreams in Commercials

All you Airstream owners. Have you seen lately on TV commercials with an Airsteam in them? How about magazine ads?
Is this the begining of a new trend ? Are Airstreams the latest rage??
...
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-20-2003, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,350
Posted By Alex
Double Vision

Too cute to pass up.
Forum: The Pet Forum 12-20-2003, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 170,350
Posted By Alex
Outdoor Dog

He is always ready for a road trip in his AS.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 12-09-2003, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,056
Posted By Alex
Question Model/ Year

:confused: Does any one how to read the vehice identification number for AS trailer ?? I'm trying to find out what exact AS model and year I have. Even though the plate says Ambassador, I just...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-09-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By Alex
Question Batterey Question

:o O.K. all you expert AS owners. I recently purchased a Deep Cycle 750 CCA batterey for my '72 AS. Since I am new to this journey, I would like to know how much juice can I get out of hte...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 12-08-2003, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By Alex
Question Roof Vent Opening

Can anyone tell me what the two vent opening on the roof along the right side, near the awning area are for?? Mine are exposed and water can go straight through into them, are they supppose to be...
Forum: On The Road... 12-04-2003, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,113
Posted By Alex
HOV Lanes for Motorhomes

:o I am not a resident from Atlanta, but a former Los Angeles, California area resident with HOV lanes on the freeways. Motorhomes were allowed on HOV lanes because they did not have a speed...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 12-02-2003, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By Alex
Question Level Indicator

Does anyone where or how I can get an original or similar level indicator that is mounted on the front of the trailer just below the front window.
I have seen many photos on similar trailers that...
Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 11-30-2003, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,272
Posted By Alex
General Question on AS trailer - 1972 Ambassador

I recently purchased a 1972 31ft Trailer. One metal label on the right side of the body says, Land Yacht. The other label says, Ambassador. The other label which is red,white,and blue says ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-30-2003, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By Alex
Question on power jack

My 1972 Ambassador has an electric type powered jack to raise the trailer tongue. In the even that this breaks or goes out, can anyone tell me how I could manually lower and raise the tongue or will...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-30-2003, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,473
Posted By Alex
Question on Tires 1972 Int Ambassador

My 1972 Ambassador has what I think are the original tires. The sidewall says, 7.00 x 15. Does anyone know what is the current tire size for this is ??? What is the recommended tire size for my...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-30-2003, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By Alex
Electical outlet

I'm looking to replace the original oversized electrical outlet covers. I want to replace them with metal silver type. The outlet covers measure approx 3- 1/2 inches wide by 5- 1/4 inches in ...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 11-29-2003, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,593
Posted By Alex
Cabinets 1972 Ambassador 31 ft

I'm looking to fix or replace the roll-up type cabinets/storage doors on my 1972 International Ambassador Trailer. If anyone knows how or where I can get these parts, please please please let me...
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