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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 10-21-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By mcplaidpiper
2000 Airstream Limited 34’ - Texas

hello. Does this have bench dinette to sleep 6? What's the condition of the clear-coat and age of tires. Thank you!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-05-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Hello: I had a 1982 28' AS MH I was in the...

Hello:

I had a 1982 28' AS MH I was in the process of restoring within the past year that I didn't finish and my priorties changed. I had a new set of curtains (the front wrap, bedroom curtains...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-08-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Hey Mike: Thanks for the insight. I'm...

Hey Mike:
Thanks for the insight. I'm beginning to get a very good understanding for your sage comments. I just hope I haven't made too big of a $$ mistake to try to bring this thing back to life....
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-06-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Thanks for the reply Mike. I was able to get...

Thanks for the reply Mike.
I was able to get in touch with Randy (877-596-6111 extension 7409) an Airstream customer service representative on Friday who actually walked out and talked to THE AS...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-05-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Thank you for your response. I didn't even know...

Thank you for your response. I didn't even know where to begin. Isuzu regional distributor advised me a couple days ago that this was an AS part. I have been trying to get in touch with Airstream...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-30-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By mcplaidpiper
accelerator cable for 1982 Isuzu diesel

Has anyone on the forum had to replace the accelerator cable? I have had my MH in for a while for several things and when the mechanic was putting things back together I saw that the plastic housing...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-04-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,504
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 AS Turbo Diesel

odometer shows 37,500...which I have no reason to doubt...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-04-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,504
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 AS Turbo Diesel

The mechanic believes everything internal is good to go, so have not done anything there. Just got word the radiator will need to be re-cored...which was not unexpected...but not welcome news.
...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-31-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,504
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Thanks for the responses and your...

Thanks for the responses and your recommendations!

I didn't even think about the power steering pump/hoses. Looking at the alternator it really appeared as if it was pretty well buried, but on...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-29-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,504
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 28' Isuzu Turbo Diesel

I have my 1982 AS diesel Isuzu in the shop working to make it roadworthy. The mechanic found a worn out harmonic balancer and is replacing it. Found Dale Enterprises in Salem Oregon will rebuild one...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-13-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 Isuzu Diesel 28' AS MH

Hey Brad, thanks for the reply. I'll call around to some of the wrecking yards in the DFW area.

While they are in there I'm going to have the chassis air conditioner repaired/replaced (unless...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 Isuzu Diesel 28' AS MH

Well, I bought this MH from the original owner (80+ yo) which had sitting in a field for a couple years...only has 38K miles. But it was just about beyond bring back to life, but thought I'd try. ...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 Isuzu 6B1D1

Thanks Mike for the reply.

The workshop advised me they called the local chevy truck dealer who sent him to an Isuzu dealer, who referred him back to the Chevy dealer....
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-12-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 Isuzu 6B1D1

Hello:
My 1982 AS is in the shop and they found I need a new 'harmonic balancer'; and to make it worse, they are not able to find a local source/supplier. Does anyone on the forum know a source, or...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-31-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,734
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Hello. I have a 1982 28' diesel AS MH. I am...

Hello. I have a 1982 28' diesel AS MH. I am also interested in converting to the LED tail/brake/turn lights. In this discussion the pop in bulb is discussed but only in the context of a 'straight'...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-22-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,967
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Smile 1995 Classic Diesel

Hello:



i'm looking at a 1995 36' Classic Airstream motorhome equipped with the Cummings Diesel/Allison Trans. The odometer shows 37,000 miles. Does anyone have experience with this...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-04-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,011
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Removing Screen From Windows

Hello:
I have a 1982 AS MH 28' that I am redoing/updating. I am trying to replace all the window channel material but cannot remove the sliding window screens. Does anyone have any suggestions?...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-04-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Do you have any recommendations for a seat...

Do you have any recommendations for a seat replacement (e.g. manufacturer?) And would you buy the captain's chairs with the build-in seatbelts...or is that too much of a hassle to reinforce the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-04-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 28' Classic Diesel

Hello:
Well I visited Jinny yesterday at the mechanics shop and found the drivers seat back horizontal...that was something new. Looking closely, I discovered the cable leading to the seatback...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-03-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,587
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 28' Diesel

Hello! My wife and I bought our first motor home last month...a one-owner 1982 28' Diesel AS MH which unfortunately had not been used in several years; of course it needs a lot of TLC. I am so happy...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-08-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Hey, thanks for the info. I will look for that...

Hey, thanks for the info. I will look for that and let you know what I find.

Thanks again!!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-07-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
I believe it is wired through the relay (located...

I believe it is wired through the relay (located under the front hood). But it appears each battery is connected serially together...not a separate wire running to the relay. Is this original? I...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-07-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
Thanks for the response. Good info. on the link....

Thanks for the response. Good info. on the link.

In this MH, the three batteries are located together & by the door--under the floor. I agree it best to purchase a battery designed to crank the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-06-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 28' Diesel

Thanks for the response. But looking in the owners manuals they mention that for the diesel when starting, all batteries are linked together, and after the engine is started they are separated again...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-05-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mcplaidpiper
1982 28' Diesel MH

Hello:
I just purchased a 1982 diesel AS MH, with 37,000 miles (whoo whoo; been looking for about 3-4 yrs and finally found one) Miles are reflected on the odometer-and seem to be correct.

I...
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