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Forum: Our Community 05-12-2019, 10:19 PM
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Views: 343
Posted By flmgrip
Thank you!

I've sold our airstream and she has found a happy and excited family that will take good care of her. I hope they join this forum for help.

I blasted them for 3hrs with information, walkthru and...
Forum: Our Community 05-12-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By flmgrip
Thanks again everyone for your help on this...

Thanks again everyone for your help on this topic. My airstream has found a happy and excited family that will take good care of her. I hope they join this forum for help.(sold on rvt.com)

I...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 05-02-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By flmgrip
2009 Airstream International 25 - California

Title: 2009 Airstream International 25 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

this 2009 international 25RB six sleeper is in great condition, bearings have been...
Forum: Our Community 04-14-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By flmgrip
to be honest I had no idea what to price it at,...

to be honest I had no idea what to price it at, but the limited response over the last 3 months shows me i'm probably still too high, even tho some here think it's priced right … my add will expire...
Forum: Our Community 04-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By flmgrip
I truly appreciate everyone's advise and input! ...

I truly appreciate everyone's advise and input!

thank you!
Forum: Our Community 04-09-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By flmgrip
Thanks for the advice, I will try all that.and...

Thanks for the advice, I will try all that.and maybe lower the price a bit more ... I'm just a little baffled by people contacting me and then not responding again ...
Forum: Our Community 04-09-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By flmgrip
https://www.airstreamclassifieds.com/ads/2009-airst...

https://www.airstreamclassifieds.com/ads/2009-airstream-international-25-california/

Here's the ad ...
Forum: Our Community 04-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By flmgrip
selling my airstream

hello,

I've had a trailer for sale on airstreamclassifieds.com for a while, I got a few emails indicating interest, I responded nicely and quickly, but never heard back … I wonder if the...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 04-08-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By flmgrip
I've had a trailer for sale for a while, I got a...

I've had a trailer for sale for a while, I got a few emails indicating interest, I responded nicely and quickly, but never heard back … I wonder if the interested party is getting my response?
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By flmgrip
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-23-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By flmgrip
Temecula/Riverside Re-Pack Bearings

hi there. I moved and I am not close anymore to my previous service center.

does anyone know someone good for my airstream service needs, especially repacking my bearings near...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-24-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By flmgrip
... because of lack of knowledge... should i be...

... because of lack of knowledge... should i be concered about using silicone? i used outdoor silicone (for window etc...), what's better about vulkem and where could i even get it?

the system is...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-07-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By flmgrip
Backup Camera Installation

after an unsuccessful search about where and how to install a backup camera... here's mine
minimal visual impact... the inside was easy on my 23 CCD with rear bed... had easy access to the back wall...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-22-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,997
Posted By flmgrip
if you looking all the way to san diego, you...

if you looking all the way to san diego, you might as well go all the way to Los Angeles... these guys are great: Airstream Trailer and Motorhome Service Center - Bellflower, CA...
Forum: Tires 09-20-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,146
Posted By flmgrip
hawskhead HD (with user exchangeables batteries)

hawskhead HD (with user exchangeables batteries)
Forum: Tires 09-19-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,146
Posted By flmgrip
i feel the same than you... if you can't rely on...

i feel the same than you... if you can't rely on a system to work flawless, what's the point of false security?

i might be ok with using it if i would just know that it might not alert me when...
Forum: Tires 09-15-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,146
Posted By flmgrip
here's my experience with hawkshead: i...

here's my experience with hawkshead:

i installed the system and it was working fine for a while...

someone stole my sensors of my truck (while un-hitched) and my TMPS monitor did never alert...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-13-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
some good thoughts here, i doubt i have...

some good thoughts here, i doubt i have "slippage" after all my drive axle has 4300lbs... but it is the drive axle so i guess it makes sense it does wear more...

the one worn tire on the trailer...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-19-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
thanks for the math... to put more weight onto...

thanks for the math...
to put more weight onto the front axels i would need a forklift... i know the pic doesn't shows it very well but it takes a lot of afford to lift the truck that high to get...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-19-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
can't do... different system...

can't do... different system...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-18-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
first pic shows how much i have to lift the...

first pic shows how much i have to lift the truck/trailer to get the bars on, secon pic shows everything hooked up with WD bars engaged...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-18-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
ok folks, all great input here... not sure if...

ok folks, all great input here...
not sure if i want to ditch my equalizer hitch yet, my tongue is somewhere between 700-900 lbs, so the 1000# bars 'should' be the right one

let's catch up on...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
sorry for all the replies... but i can't be the...

sorry for all the replies... but i can't be the only one to tow a "small" trailer with a "big" truck...

do i need a complete new hitch setup?

thanks for all the input
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
it's a BIG difference in tire wear (front to...

it's a BIG difference in tire wear (front to back) side to side is the same, i ain't racing my truck/trailer

to tell you about the wear i would say fron tires have 25k miles left, rear tires have...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
big trucks have to run over them for one...

big trucks have to run over them for one reason... to make sure any axel is not overloaded... sorry that has nothing to do with WD for recreational purposes...

i did weight my truck and load...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
it looks very level and measured within 1/2 inch...

it looks very level and measured within 1/2 inch difference between front and back... (measured at the frame)
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
no i havn't rotated my tires because the rear was...

no i havn't rotated my tires because the rear was wearing more allready...
havn't hit the scales in a long time but when i did yes i did it the right way...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
i think i was told before that the bars are to...

i think i was told before that the bars are to big, but the 600 bars have a different diameter so i would need to buy an entirely new hitch setup... i was pressed into the 1000# bars

btw i don't...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-17-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,236
Posted By flmgrip
WD hitch and tire wear...

hello

i have a 25ft CCD (double axle) with 1000# equilizer hitch, tow veh is a 2500 silverado...

i kinda had it all dialed in when i first got it about 1 1/2 years ago, did the scales and...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-24-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By flmgrip
Do you hear the (normal) pump noise? This noise...

Do you hear the (normal) pump noise? This noise is sometimes louder until I flush the toilet (to get air out of the system?)
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-24-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,193
Posted By flmgrip
Yes and no... It depends on your (or my)...

Yes and no... It depends on your (or my) deductible for one

for two - I'm not sure if I want the panel to be replaced if I don't have to... It's not leaking now and do I want to take a chance?
...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-24-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,076
Posted By flmgrip
Yes that's what I meant to say... The 600lb bars...

Yes that's what I meant to say... The 600lb bars are skinnier therefore you need a complete new setup
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-23-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,193
Posted By flmgrip
the kit is $230 and my wife has a dent in her car...

the kit is $230 and my wife has a dent in her car too... and then there is the convenience of doing it when i have time not wait for some dent guy to show up.

it can't be pushed from behind...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-23-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By flmgrip
thanks !

thanks !
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-23-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,076
Posted By flmgrip
thanks... it's seems like this is normal, so i...

thanks... it's seems like this is normal, so i won't worry about it...

as to the bars... the ride is smoooth... i popped my first rivet after almost a year and havn't broken anything inside......
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-21-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,193
Posted By flmgrip
DIY dent puller kit

Hello

I have a dent - not across seems, no scratch, no crease... Sorry can't post a picture from my phone...

Will a dent puller kit like this one damage the coating of the exterior? 08 ccd
...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-21-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By flmgrip
What kind of rivet? 08 25ft ccd

Hello

I did a search but couldn't really find the anwser...

What gun and what type of rivet do I need to replace a popped rivet in my 08 ccd?

A link to where I can buy would be great... I...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 05-21-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,404
Posted By flmgrip
I'm going to warm this old thread up... I can't...

I'm going to warm this old thread up... I can't believe there is not more discussion about these...

I bought a double pack 2 20#ers for my generator, I figured it'll be nice to see how much fuel I...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-21-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,076
Posted By flmgrip
WD bars uneven load - equalizer hitch

Hello

I have an equalizer hitch...

When I put tension on the bars on side seems to be tighter than the other one. Meaning... I raise the hitch with the truck connected. I have to raise it...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-18-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By flmgrip
I'm sorry I lost count... How many will come...

I'm sorry I lost count... How many will come along?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-16-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 31,995
Posted By flmgrip
i fully aggree with you... i just finished a car...

i fully aggree with you... i just finished a car commercial for a car that has a "pedestrian protection device"...

so if i run over a pedestrian it's not my fault anymore... in what no-fault...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-07-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,986
Posted By flmgrip
Great idea, go right ahead... I can't believe not...

Great idea, go right ahead... I can't believe not one trailer manufacturer has thought about this...
Forum: 1997 - 2004 Bambi 04-07-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,680
Posted By flmgrip
U know, all you guys pushing it to the limit......

U know, all you guys pushing it to the limit... Yes it all works great 99% of the time... But the 1% matters if you care about others and your family...

I drive a rig what many consider overkill,...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-24-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By flmgrip
So... Storage ok laying on it's side? ...

So...

Storage ok laying on it's side?

While operating standing up?

Or always standing upright?

Thanks
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-24-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By flmgrip
Propane tank storage

I bought and extra 40lb propane tank to operate my generator.

Can I store and use the tank in the laying position or does the tank need to be in it's upright position?

Thanks
Forum: Refrigerators 02-13-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By flmgrip
Thanks everyone for their replies... The bag...

Thanks everyone for their replies...

The bag of ice was the quick fix... Turning on and off about 5 times and it started working... I guess that'll teach me to make sure next time the fridge...
Forum: Refrigerators 02-12-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By flmgrip
Fridge won't turn on

25' 2008 CCD... Last nite turned on gas, bleed the line by turning on stove... Today display toggles between 60 and LP...

Please help how can I save my weekend trip?

Thanks!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-29-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 31,995
Posted By flmgrip
i am sorry for the loss of in life regardless the...

i am sorry for the loss of in life regardless the circumstances.

however our society is turning into a no-fault heaven - take responsibility for your actions... it's not my fault my mortgage...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-29-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 31,995
Posted By flmgrip
that's incorrect... you loose the power assist...

that's incorrect... you loose the power assist part of the braking, not all, you just have to push quite a bit harder...

your steering will only lock if you turn the car off all the way, go one...
Forum: On The Road... 01-26-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,242
Posted By flmgrip
i got a pace-edwards rectractable cover with...

i got a pace-edwards rectractable cover with "explorer rails", so i can put a roof/bike rack "over" the bed/cover... works great for me and keeps the bed open for luggage and more weather sensitive...
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