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Forum: 1970 -1973 Ambassador 10-18-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,660
Posted By albert
I know strange question... but I’m not with my...

I know strange question... but I’m not with my trailer right now and I’m looking to get the total length of my 1970 ambassador. Is it 29’ for the body only, hitch is more? Or is it 29’ total...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 06-15-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,176
Posted By albert
Itís 2020

Gulliver, you are bizarre. What car do you drive? Does it have auto pilot? Why not? Itís 2020. If someone wanted to own a 1946 Porsche or a 1957 corvette, would also consider that ďbizarreĒ as it...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-26-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By albert
This photo answers my first question, but creates...

This photo answers my first question, but creates another question for me. Is it ok to install the blower if it is not level or flush vertically on that wall?
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-26-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By albert
Hey dan, where do you plan to install your...

Hey dan, where do you plan to install your interior unit? Roof or side wall?
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-02-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By albert
That was a really great thought. I wish it were...

That was a really great thought. I wish it were that. Today I tested the vent line and it works fine, also I left the water fill line open as you suggested.
Seeing that my tank is 50 gals. I am...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-01-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By albert
Iím pretty sure the pump fitting is in the side...

Iím pretty sure the pump fitting is in the side of the tank, but that doesnít mean your solution isnít correct .
I found my manual and took photos of the diagrams... itís either a 30 or 50 gal tank....
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-01-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By albert
Well, that's a great question. I thought for sure...

Well, that's a great question. I thought for sure it was 40 gal. But I don't remember why I thought that. Hopefully someone that knows, can chime in! Thanks .
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 01-01-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By albert
70 Ambassador, Fresh tank isn't delivering full amount of filled water

1970 ambassador. Filled tank with campground hose, definitely put in 40 gallons worth, but I ran out out of water after 1 1/2 days without excessive use. Maybeeee used 20 gals.
I'm wondering if half...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-28-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,993
Posted By albert
Andy, do you carry these vent operators? Thanks!

Andy, do you carry these vent operators?
Thanks!
Forum: Windows & Screens 03-13-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,560
Posted By albert
Can I ask what thickness the glass for jalousie...

Can I ask what thickness the glass for jalousie windows are? I am thinking they are 1/4" as the metal clip on the ends is so thick. Thanks!
Forum: Windows & Screens 03-13-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By albert
I just replaced ALL of my windows in my 57 Land...

I just replaced ALL of my windows in my 57 Land Yacht. I used Lexan that has solar guard and it is unbreakable as well. I really like, it was easy to cut and install.
Forum: Windows & Screens 03-13-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By albert
Along the same lines of glass replacement... can...

Along the same lines of glass replacement... can anyone guide me to where I can find out what thickness, and if it was tempered or not, replacing all of my Jalousie windows in a 1960 Flying cloud. I...
Forum: Windows & Screens 02-21-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By albert
Lexan Windowbreak

I just replaced all windows in my 1957 with Lexan windows. They are great, cant break and super easy to cut and install. No need to use glass ever again.
Forum: 1952-1960 Caravanner 12-21-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,204
Posted By albert
Can you guys offer advise for removing the...

Can you guys offer advise for removing the windows and the screen frames? I have a similar AS and I am trying to replace the windows (broken) and the replace the screen material. I dont see how to...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 08-13-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 210,177
Posted By albert
Can one of you AS geniuses please tell me what...

Can one of you AS geniuses please tell me what the "fuse" is called that goes between the 12v panel and the battery POS?
It doesnt look like a glass fuse but almost looks like a shunt.
Thanks!
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-10-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
I guess I could go around and peel off half of...

I guess I could go around and peel off half of the insulation to make it most effective.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-10-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
I totally understand where you are coming from,...

I totally understand where you are coming from, yet is there 1 1/2" pink rolls?
Also, what has airstream been using for 70 years?
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-09-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
OK, so you used undercoating to get the...

OK, so you used undercoating to get the insulation to stick in a vertical position?

Nope, its just regular R-13 pink stuff. Maybe it appears thick becuse of the 3.5" of pink pressed into the 1.5"...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-09-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
OK, thanks crickets! ;) Almost there, BUT I...

OK, thanks crickets! ;)

Almost there, BUT I still know what will hold the pink up when I apply it to the roof... any tips? I used some Super77 on some of the panels where it curved up, but dont...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-08-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Pink Insulation help...

Can anyone advise on what I may use to install the pink stuff? I'm sure it will be OK where there are wires holding it up and where the space is tight so I can jam it in there... but the spaces where...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-05-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 08-04-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
hey Toastie, where did you get the 12v fuse box...

hey Toastie, where did you get the 12v fuse box that you eventually ended up using? Why did you switch to that one rather than the other?

thanks!
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-03-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
So Breaker Box, another term for load center, yes?

So Breaker Box, another term for load center, yes?
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-03-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Thanks for that advise, I think I will bring the...

Thanks for that advise, I think I will bring the old skins in and Cleco them to mark the placement of the outlets, lights, etc. I am also thinking I will have to go with OLD construction gang boxes,...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 08-03-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 93,813
Posted By albert
I would love to get a 5 minute tutorial from you...

I would love to get a 5 minute tutorial from you on this diagram you attached. I dont know what the "sub panel", and a few other questions about your layout... if you have the time to explain.
...
Forum: 1960 - 1964 Overlander 08-03-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 93,813
Posted By albert
Thats how I got mine out in ONE giant piece,...

Thats how I got mine out in ONE giant piece, pulled out in taco formation out the front door. Easy Peasy!
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-03-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Also, for those wondering about the rats nest......

Also, for those wondering about the rats nest... Im planning to put two batteries up front under side window, also the inverter, 12v box there. The fresh water tank under the front window, center,...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-03-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Wiring is routed, now what?

SO I have all of the 12v and the 110v wires going to their homes, but Im not sure what next... I'm really itching to get the insulation in (pun intended) and the skins back in. BUT, I think I may be...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-02-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,931
Posted By albert
Where does one find this amazing wire?

Where does one find this amazing wire?
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 08-02-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Thanks John, this clears it up some for me! What...

Thanks John, this clears it up some for me! What does the Buss bar do?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-02-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,931
Posted By albert
Oops! sorry, I knew that but didnt type it...

Oops! sorry, I knew that but didnt type it correct. I do have someone coming to help, but wanted to learn on my own as well.

Do you know what gauge or type of wire I use for that connection?
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-02-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,931
Posted By albert
Can someone tell me what type of wire I buy to...

Can someone tell me what type of wire I buy to run from a Marineco inlet to the breaker box... 30amp? AND, is it OK to run it from the street side rear to the curb side middle where I have my...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Thanks! I used the drill method once I found a...

Thanks! I used the drill method once I found a video on how to do it. But for the 2 long runs that I didnt use the drill, I think I will look for this wrap, thanks so much, great solution.
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
'Ha! that is so funny, I came across a video VERY...

'Ha! that is so funny, I came across a video VERY similar to this and tried it, it worked great. I had some runs that were 30-40ft long. Thanks for looking out for me!
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Does anyone have advise or tips on how to braid 2...

Does anyone have advise or tips on how to braid 2 wires together to make long runs through the trailer? I tried and it was as frustrating as it gets. Gave up and started running them loose, but I...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Thanks Bill, thats good advise! So more fuses and...

Thanks Bill, thats good advise! So more fuses and shorter runs to each outlet, etc.
Thanks!
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Thanks a lot! it was fun!

Thanks a lot! it was fun!
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
I wanted to post a couple pics of my 70...

I wanted to post a couple pics of my 70 Ambassador so I dont look like I just fell off a rock! :)
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-29-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Hi John, thanks so much for all of that great...

Hi John, thanks so much for all of that great info! Very helpful!
Can I ask a couple questions about it...

Your diagram showing your wiring setup, showed TWO Inlets for power, One is for the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-26-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
Thanks for that info. it looks like their wire is...

Thanks for that info. it looks like their wire is in a conduit. i was hoping to get loose wire but in the colors needed for trailer wiring.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-26-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
Toastie, I think I noticed that for your lights,...

Toastie, I think I noticed that for your lights, brake lights, running lights wiring... you used just one color wire but taped colors to it. is that how you did it? Where did you get that wire?...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-26-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
Boy this wiring is fun stuff! Is there a supplier...

Boy this wiring is fun stuff! Is there a supplier that sells the Barman wire in a set of 5 wires already combined? Or do i need to buy 5 separate wire spools just to run the wire back to the tail...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-26-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
Hi Toastie, I reviewed so much of your great post...

Hi Toastie, I reviewed so much of your great post on your AS, and now Im hoping to get some help with mine. i started a thread about restoring my 57 Overlander, and I am stuck on the re-wiring...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-26-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
where I sit today after a HUGE dump run and...

where I sit today after a HUGE dump run and cleaning out the guts!

So guys, what I am struggling with now is, how to run new wires throughout. Both 110 and 12V. I kinda get the 110, but I am...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-26-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
Where I started...

Where I started...
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 07-25-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,781
Posted By albert
57 Overlander, Let the journey begin... and end!

I'm going to post often about the journey of destruction and rebuild of this sweet thang. I bought it in Las Vegas, it now sits in Reno, NV alongside my two other bullets.
I will post photos and...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 07-25-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,024
Posted By albert
Hi Skittles, I am in Reno also and am looking for...

Hi Skittles, I am in Reno also and am looking for aluminum both for the belly pan and for exterior skin that will be polished. i would love to know where you found your source locally! Thanks!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-18-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
Hi Toastie, Im doing a big remodel on mine right...

Hi Toastie, Im doing a big remodel on mine right now, so hopig you can answer a question for me... Does your water heater need outside ventilation? Would it if you had it connected to propane? I also...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 07-14-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
super helpful, THANKS!

super helpful, THANKS!
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 02-13-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 338,148
Posted By albert
Yes, I saw that as I am still half way through...

Yes, I saw that as I am still half way through your GREAT thread! But, I did notice that you had your floor removed while the shell was still on. This is where I am at right now with one of my...
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