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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-08-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,290
Posted By herrick51
Tire pressure

Hello,
Depending on tire brand,the reliability of the tire is the durability of valve stem. The freight liner tech. Was of the opinion that the rubber valve stems on continental tires shouldn't...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,342
Posted By herrick51
Hi, We,ve had the 30 classic and our last was a...

Hi,
We,ve had the 30 classic and our last was a 25 FC. So far,we like our Pleasureway RB. This layout has a fixed rear bed with front seats that swivel with full leg room for both seats and a...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-06-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,342
Posted By herrick51
Hi, We,ve had the 30 classic and our last was a...

Hi,
We,ve had the 30 classic and our last was a 25 FC. So far,we like our Pleasureway RB. This layout has a fixed rear bed with front seats that swivel with full leg room for both seats and a...
Forum: 2005 - 2010 Safari 11-30-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,681
Posted By herrick51
Trailer purchase

Purchase a 25 foot Artic Fox. You will find the all weather construction pleasing. No one has the airstream retro feel. Box trailers do not tow as well as airstreams. You will be more comfortable...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-27-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,588
Posted By herrick51
Airstream rebate

Just received email offering rebates on select trailers and interstates. Anyone know what the rebate amounts will be? Also, which interstates qualify. Just curious and do not wish to contact sales...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-15-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By herrick51
Space saving

No need to complicate your need for power. All power pedestals I have encountered at state, federal and private campgrounds have a 20 amp receptacle that will be sufficient for any teardrop trailer...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-17-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,298
Posted By herrick51
pipe wrench

Try buying a large pair of channel locks for taking off sewer cap, quick to adjust and less bulk. Also,can be used in an emergency to tighten hitch ball ect.
Pete
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-11-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,754
Posted By herrick51
Suppertrapp muffler

Hello,
I've done the same as you except used onan resonator with suppertrapp. However,the tech at suppertrapp recommended 2 diffuser plates. I did not measure noise level but it seems to lower noise...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-28-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By herrick51
leaks

You need to take to a reputable dealer if still under warranty. Even if a little past warranty, they should fix. My guess is that the outside vent for kitchen exhaust is the culprit. If leaking it...
Forum: Awnings 09-28-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,420
Posted By herrick51
need awnings

You will be sorry if you do not order the awning pkg. I found the curbside awning to ( large ) be the least desirable. However, used partially open to keep rain off door and helps keep sun off ....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,781
Posted By herrick51
Amazing tow trailers

Yes the tow trailers I've Owned (two), have been amazing with the amount of repairs needed. A classic and flying cloud. For the money,they are not the most trouble free. That said,the FC was the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-01-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By herrick51
warranty work northwest adventures

We have used Northwest adventures in Portland with very good results. They listen to your problems and confer with the factory to resolve any issue. Same company as Idaho. After, less then adequate...
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 08-20-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By herrick51
Northwest adventures service

B]Hello,we have had wonderful service at the Portland airstream dealer and highly recommend Northwest Adventures which is more than we can say about the other airstream dealer in Oregon.
Pete


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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-25-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,534
Posted By herrick51
screen rooms

We found the screen room which attach to the awning are more trouble and not as bug proof or rain proof as LL BEAN woodland 10x10 with rain fly and floor. Easy up and down, works well but a bit on...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-25-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,534
Posted By herrick51
factory screen doors cargo

Both Free Spirit models have the screen door.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-22-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By herrick51
Avenue tire carrier

New tire carrier,hitch mount,fits 2 inch receiver. Has spring assist . Made for Chevrolet chassis. 225.00 dollars or best offer.
Mary 503 2501354 located in Oregon
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-20-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,268
Posted By herrick51
Seat upgrade

We contacted Aero of Oregon in Scappose and they retrofitted our seats with their materials from seats used in the private aerospace planes. Not perfect ,but much,much better and happy with work.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-16-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,268
Posted By herrick51
front seat type airstream sprinters

Hello,
Just curious how Airstream prepares or replaces the oem front seats. According to sources I've conversed with,to be a certified Mercedes upfitter you cannot change front seats except for...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-28-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
Thanks to whoever fixed my ad!

Thanks to whoever fixed my ad!
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-26-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
I am back again trying to post an ad for our tow...

I am back again trying to post an ad for our tow vehicle. I finally got the Airstream ad posted with much appreciated assistance, but am now having no luck getting the script to load for a...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-14-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
Aage, Thanks again for your help. We sold our...

Aage,
Thanks again for your help. We sold our beautiful baby within 24 hrs!
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-12-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
Thank, you, thank you, thank you! One step at a...

Thank, you, thank you, thank you! One step at a time worked. A bit cumbersome, but well worth the time after fighting with it half the day! I really try everything else including clearing the cache,...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-12-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
Ok, when you say save, do you mean I should...

Ok, when you say save, do you mean I should Submit just basic info, then go back an edit the ad?
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-12-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
Yes, I logged in separately on the Classified...

Yes, I logged in separately on the Classified page, yes I sent a MSG to the moderators, yes, I tried a different browser. . .arggggh!
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-12-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By herrick51
Angry Troubles posting my ad

I am literally tearing out my hair trying to post an ad! I logged in to the Classified section, filled out all the fields, hit Submit, and saw my ad disappear into cyberspace, never to be seen again....
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 04-12-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 788
Posted By herrick51
2012 Flying Cloud FBI Twin for sale

I'm having difficulty getting an ad to load on the classified section, so thought I would post a notice here.
We are sadly having to sell our beautiful rig. I will continue to try to post on...
Forum: Working on the Road 04-11-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,272
Posted By herrick51
We have used mobile groomers for our Havanese...

We have used mobile groomers for our Havanese while camping. In a Ca state park, the groomer had to pay for a site to cover the cost of water/power that she used. I would think that you might need to...
Forum: Vintage Kin 02-21-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,851
Posted By herrick51
Leaks

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Will this spring as many leaks as an Airstream? However,the Bowlus will fit in some garages,eliminating the leaks!


TE=utee94;1263999]Interesting trailer. I find the exterior to be...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-06-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By herrick51
Texas dealership

Traveling in Texas and wondering if anyone had a suggestion for warranty work.Thank you
Forum: Stella's Kitchen 11-14-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,476
Posted By herrick51
We use a skillet with low sides and use the front...

We use a skillet with low sides and use the front burner.Non-stick,works great and can be used for pancakes
Forum: Windows & Screens 11-13-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,571
Posted By herrick51
I recommend a teflon spatula and twice a year...

I recommend a teflon spatula and twice a year applying 303 or silicone spray. If you clean the windows when you receive trailer from factory and remove alum. particles,then apply protectorate,they...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 11-13-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By herrick51
Thanks ,we had found the manufactor but were not...

Thanks ,we had found the manufactor but were not sure of the product type.We've decided the ultra leather in our airstream is BRISA BLACK. However,Countryside Interiors only had enough stock to do...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 11-12-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By herrick51
Need suggestion for matching materials - New cushion desired

We want to add a 66 inch cushion in our 2012 25 fb fc and were wondering if anyone has information on the black ultra leather such as manuf.number/ color type so we can match existing interior. Thank...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-08-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By herrick51
Kudos to Dealer for Service!

We want to give credit to Airstream Adventures NW in Portland for their careful attention to some warranty issues on our Flying Cloud 2012. Although we did not purchase the unit from them, their...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 11-04-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By herrick51
All 2012 Airstreams and so far all 2013 have...

All 2012 Airstreams and so far all 2013 have single stage converters which for the price is unacceptable. Best converters.com is a good source for those doing the install themselves. I'm...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 10-14-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By herrick51
Metal trim on Sterling AS

Hi,
After viewing the Sterling edition(very nice),we were pleased we chose the Flying Cloud. However,the trim on counter tops and table is sharp and uncomfortable. The new metal trim on Sterling...
Forum: Boondocking 10-14-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,462
Posted By herrick51
Hello, You might want to check the power...

Hello,
You might want to check the power requirements on your a/c. The 2012 were suppose to be standard with 15000 btu a/c unit. I think the Yamaha with 2500 watts might be a better choice
Pete
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 10-12-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,121
Posted By herrick51
Hi, The pilot light needs to be in the correct...

Hi,
The pilot light needs to be in the correct postion to energize the thermocouple .Call the manuf. or get a copy of manual to dble check positioning. Also the thermostat or oven temp control could...
Forum: On The Road... 10-07-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,319
Posted By herrick51
inproved beds

Hello,
We had the improved twin bed late 2012 with pillow top which is still horrible. We had a queen temp. for our truck camper and had a local mattress maker cut to the twin size. For the other...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-28-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,643
Posted By herrick51
f150

Hello,
If you do not have the heavy duty tow pkg,your gvwr should be 7200.Check on the door.Your payload is listed at 1540 pds.Max.trailer/9600 pds. gcwr is 15500 conbined truck and trailer. I have...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-24-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By herrick51
Hello Lew, Any idea of the noise level? The low...

Hello Lew,
Any idea of the noise level? The low profile units generally have a smaller plenum and generate more velocity creating a higher sound level. I consulted with the engineering staff at RVP...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-19-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 118,901
Posted By herrick51
Hello, I have a f150 super cab 2010 4x4 with a...

Hello,
I have a f150 super cab 2010 4x4 with a ERA canopy and installed the hullavator on Thule rack system. Do not install hullavator on round Yakima bar system. I have a hobie revo 11 and...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 09-01-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,634
Posted By herrick51
hullavator

Hello,
I have 2010 f150 4x4 and after shoulder replacement was not going to lift a kayak that high off the ground. Purchased a Hobie REVO 11 which weighs 57 pds outfitted.Be sure to check the...
Forum: On The Road... 08-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,813
Posted By herrick51
install truck canopy

Why not install a truck canopy and carry your supplies inside out of the weather.The Lear metal canopy is bullet proof. You really do not want to carry on top of your Airstream for the same reasons...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-28-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,982
Posted By herrick51
f-150 tv

Hello,
I have a f150 2010 5.4l eng. with heavy duty tow package/factory brake controller/K@N COLD AIR INTAKE system/Gibson cat back muffler/Mich.E tires/ and super springs/ andersen hitch. Tested...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 08-23-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,679
Posted By herrick51
noisy low profile a/c

You should take the time to research the sound level between low profile and regular height. The more you compress the air in the supply plenum ,the more restriction and noise will occur. I have the...
Forum: Tires 08-21-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,882
Posted By herrick51
Hello, Thanks everyone for your input,the Eddie...

Hello,
Thanks everyone for your input,the Eddie B. I looked at only had less than a 1/2 in clearance at leading edge of fender well. However, wish Airstream would include the non-metal cladding...
Forum: Tires 08-20-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,882
Posted By herrick51
16 inch tires: problems / benefits to changing?

Hello.
I've read with great interest the post on replacing the 15 in.wheels and tires with 16 in. in order to achieve a e rated tire. However,when I checked the Eddie B. 25 there appeared to very...
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 08-18-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,030
Posted By herrick51
a/c

The 2012 fc/fb now comes standard with 15000 btu Dometic and the MSRP was higher.One other thing you can do besides the awnings which no AS shoiuld be without is cover the vent and skylight openings...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-18-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,821
Posted By herrick51
Hello, With the f250 you will have more...

Hello,
With the f250 you will have more versatilty and you will need to choose your hitch carefully BECAUSE of harsher springing. The transmission on the f250 is better than the f150 and the brakes...
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