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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 02-22-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By iowaroots
I tried the send a private message. Not sure if...

I tried the send a private message. Not sure if you got it.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 12-06-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By iowaroots
2007 Classic 25 Twin - Iowa

Want to Buy : 2007 Airstream Classic 25, or 2006 Airstream Classic 28. Hickory is ideal.





View this ad at Airstream Classifieds - 2007 Classic 25 Twin - Iowa...
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-07-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By iowaroots
Interested in your Airstream. Having trouble...

Interested in your Airstream. Having trouble connecting with you. Is this unit still for sale. I have tried to PM you. Will try again.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-26-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,657
Posted By iowaroots
Progressive Ind

Perhaps give a call to Progressive Industries. It sounds like the EMS is doing its job and protecting your equipment from low voltage.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By iowaroots
Before you get to far on this and before you hook...

Before you get to far on this and before you hook up the AS measure the distance from the ground to the top of the wheel wells of your tow vehicle, front and back. Once you have the AS loaded onto...
Forum: Refrigerators 05-16-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,126
Posted By iowaroots
No title

OTRA15. Cute use of the imoticons. Thanks for pointing out the obvious. As you are, I too was interjecting a little fun. Sorry about the dry humor. I got it from my dad. Happy trails! 😉 😂
Forum: Refrigerators 05-15-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,126
Posted By iowaroots
Propane

Is propane an option??
Forum: Trailer Values 04-30-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,420
Posted By iowaroots
Nada

The values are too low on NADA. unrealistic. However be careful with your insurance companies who use it as valuation. Be sure to get clarity with the insurance company you use.
Forum: 1997 -2001 Excella 03-20-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By iowaroots
The shelf is over the top of the 2 battery boxes...

The shelf is over the top of the 2 battery boxes I do believe.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 03-12-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,422
Posted By iowaroots
Resale - who is really at fault here?

Of the $69,000 was any of it extended warranty, tax, title, license, delivery, prep, add-ons, loan costs, camping equipment, etc.? Curious, why talk bad about Airstream? No one was forced to buy and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-09-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,785
Posted By iowaroots
Ecoboost

Minimum would be the 3.5 EB with max tow & HD Payload packages.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 02-17-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,210
Posted By iowaroots
Home State

If I am not mistaken the registration of personal property, titled in your personal name would be registered/titled/taxed/licensed in your home state or the place where you live at least 1/2 of the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-05-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By iowaroots
Radiant heat

Does anyone add in-floor radiant heat?
Forum: Insurance & Claims 01-17-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,479
Posted By iowaroots
Question USAA question

Having heard great things about USAA, I tried to do business with them to only be denied because they are "military affiliated exclusive". If my military Dad (WWII) would have done business with them...
Forum: Insurance & Claims 01-16-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,479
Posted By iowaroots
My guess

It sounds like you may have had unrealistic/underinsured rates in the past that were so low that it feels like $500+ is high. Imo they are reasonable at $500. What feels wrong is the low rates you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-03-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,151
Posted By iowaroots
Tire Inflation

Been reading the discussion regarding MPG of the EcoBoost. To state the obvious but often times overlooked, tire inflation may explain some of the difference between fuel economy of the same trucks....
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 12-27-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,252
Posted By iowaroots
Do you have any problems when direct to shore...

Do you have any problems when direct to shore power, eliminating the generators?
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,628
Posted By iowaroots
In total agreement with taking it back to...

In total agreement with taking it back to Airstream Factory. I would add that your insurance amount may not be enough and I would not accept the amount as full payment or maximum payout; keep that...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 09-09-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By iowaroots
Pam, be sure to get the Serial Number so you can...

Pam, be sure to get the Serial Number so you can verify year, make and model.

The Airstream website likely has the documentation you are looking for.

Below are a couple links. Also, once at...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 08-03-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,732
Posted By iowaroots
Locate a couple NEW RV dealers in the area where...

Locate a couple NEW RV dealers in the area where it is parked. This dealer from time to time will have a new RV delivered to them from Indiana or Ohio. For them to return to the manufacturer for...
Forum: Our Community 06-28-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,373
Posted By iowaroots
Passion comes in many forms and for many reasons....

Passion comes in many forms and for many reasons. Sometimes the topic is more near and dear. Would it be helpful to have the ability to go back into the Forum after the "EDIT/DELETE" timer has run...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,335
Posted By iowaroots
What does the Ford manual define Trailor...

What does the Ford manual define Trailor Disconnect as? Or call the Ford Customer Care line, they will get to the bottom of it.
Forum: On The Road... 06-21-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By iowaroots
I keep falling back to the investment side of...

I keep falling back to the investment side of this business. The success will be heavily contingent on the "need at and convenience of location, safety and seasonal revenue/volume. The market will...
Forum: On The Road... 06-15-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,169
Posted By iowaroots
We usually stop at WalMart parking lots when we...

We usually stop at WalMart parking lots when we need to pull over and sleep. If it's too hot or cold and we need electric then we either start a generator or go to a camp ground.

Can the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-08-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,621
Posted By iowaroots
If affordable, without question go with diesel....

If affordable, without question go with diesel. The Classic 25 has the same tongue weight as the 30. You will also have much better "payload capacity" which in most 1/2-ton pickups becomes a limiting...
Forum: On The Road... 05-29-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,038
Posted By iowaroots
IMHO.....This is a pretty common topic and not an...

IMHO.....This is a pretty common topic and not an unusual way to look at it, however, being completely safe for yourself and others on the road is a big responsibility and a full-time job. Sometimes...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,870
Posted By iowaroots
If the price to haul it is acceptable including...

If the price to haul it is acceptable including the purchase price then have someone haul it for you.

It occurs to me that if the deal is that good then buyer be ware. Did I say buyer be ware. If...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-01-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,573
Posted By iowaroots
Smell

Not sure if I would use vinegar in my RV this way just yet but I can tell you this. When our home dishwasher stirs up an odor I dump about 1/2 gallon of white vinegar in it and put it through a...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 04-30-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,573
Posted By iowaroots
Winterized does it

If you winterize using vinegar rather than anti-freeze, without activating the bypass valve and go ahead and fill the hot water tank too, you will have vinegar everywhere. Guessing 7-8 gallons. Best...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-11-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,053
Posted By iowaroots
@TerryV.....what is 4 wheel steering?

@TerryV.....what is 4 wheel steering?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,671
Posted By iowaroots
It's a small cooling fan for a part of the...

It's a small cooling fan for a part of the electrical system. Be concerned if you don't hear it from time to time.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-08-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,053
Posted By iowaroots
It's an easy choice. Go with the Duramax. The...

It's an easy choice. Go with the Duramax. The power and torque will amaze and comfort you and the ride too is amazing.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 04-03-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By iowaroots
Not sure

As always the ability to "tow" or handle the GVWR of a trailer tends to overshadow the more important issues of "payload" and "tongue weight". Do a thorough amount of detailed research on these...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 03-27-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,621
Posted By iowaroots
My guess is that this scenario is a 2 purchase...

My guess is that this scenario is a 2 purchase process as your discernment, criteria and intended use will evolve over time. What is important before you buy may ultimately become the reason that you...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 03-27-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,201
Posted By iowaroots
Mirrors

Not sure but the ceiling may be one location to consider....just sayin'.:innocent:
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-26-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By iowaroots
Mileage

Could it be that winter fuel gets less mpg than summer fuel. It seems to be the case in the midwest.
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 03-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,155
Posted By iowaroots
After securing it to the best of your ability get...

After securing it to the best of your ability get a few trailcams and strategically place them. If you can't stop them you can at least teach them this sort of behavior comes at a price once the...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-24-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,306
Posted By iowaroots
After cleaning it thoroughly hit it with a thin...

After cleaning it thoroughly hit it with a thin coat of black vinyl spray paint.
Forum: Our Community 03-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,230
Posted By iowaroots
Hmmm

Focusing on the bourbon will always minimize these sort of problems and leaks will eventually dry up due to the band aids you applied while again focusing on the bourbon. Have fun and best wishes...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-24-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,184
Posted By iowaroots
Your head

First of all this must be George Bush's fault. Second, get an Airstream hard hat and keep it polished. Or, you will eventually learn the " duck your head" routine in time. Have you been tall very...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-18-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,715
Posted By iowaroots
Surge

Buy it, don't think twice and use it 100% of the time, even at home. Progressive industries, lifetime warranty and they are about $300. Again, save yourself the headache of making the wrong decision...
Forum: On The Road... 03-18-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,994
Posted By iowaroots
Drop the trailer

drop the trailer before going up the hill to Jerome. Pick it up on your way back. Too narrow, switchbacks, parking as issue, incline.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 03-04-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,636
Posted By iowaroots
Can you take down one of the doors and on the...

Can you take down one of the doors and on the inside sand down an area and then go about with trying the various methods of refinish.

Airstream service in Jackson Center may have a touch-up...
Forum: On The Road... 03-03-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,831
Posted By iowaroots
Rich, the McKesh does have a clip that goes onto...

Rich, the McKesh does have a clip that goes onto the windows edge. On my F150 there was a slight indentation for a short time but no long term loss of seal to the window that I noticed. No scratching...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 03-02-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By iowaroots
The Handyman has it right.

The Handyman has it right.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-02-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,998
Posted By iowaroots
I have owned both Chevy Duramax and Ford (gas...

I have owned both Chevy Duramax and Ford (gas EcoBoost) trucks. The Chevy Duramax w/Allison transmission pulled my AS Classic 30 with the greatest of ease. The power train was superior in every way...
Forum: On The Road... 03-01-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,831
Posted By iowaroots
McKesh is believed to be the best. Likely the...

McKesh is believed to be the best. Likely the most expensive, the quality is there. Compare to other imposters, the vision-vibration is minimal and nearly non-existent with McKesh.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 03-01-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,945
Posted By iowaroots
AS vs Casita

No risk, No reward.

Know risk. Know reward.

Amen!! :innocent: :band:
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-28-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,818
Posted By iowaroots
If you couldn't hear it to find it....then...

If you couldn't hear it to find it....then maybe.....it is not turned on?? Just reaching for straws..

Good luck with the replacement.

:bb::whistling:unsure::smartass:.
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 02-25-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,400
Posted By iowaroots
I too have used a heat gun on silicone but not on...

I too have used a heat gun on silicone but not on my AS. The application was on metal ducting that had been slip-sealed with silicone as they were joined together. It loosened them up in no time and...
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