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Forum: General Interior Topics 06-27-2008, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Aluminati
Yeah...things didnt work out as planed :?(

Yeah...things didnt work out as planed :?(
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-27-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
Hello All I am selling my 68 Overlander. I...

Hello All

I am selling my 68 Overlander. I am asking $800 for it. The Shell and Frame are in great shape. Still has Original clear coat in it. I would be flexible with the price. Need to get rid...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-17-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
I will try taking a belt sander to the edges a...

I will try taking a belt sander to the edges a bit. I did measure my board again and it is 881/2 inches so I will try again to get the floor into place.

There are two pieces that I am having an...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-16-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
should I use wax paper on the edges of the floor...

should I use wax paper on the edges of the floor to slip the floor under the u channel? It does not seem like it wants to fit in back where it came from. Also...plywood warping is a pain in the rear!...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-16-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Floor Replacement in rear

O.K.. so I have the floor removed. I removed the bolts in the back (not the front. Now my only issue is this. I am going to do a clam shell floor replacement...cut the back in half. Here is the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-09-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Frame and Weight

From what I know...my 68 Over lander is a little over 4000lbs.
It also seems that over the years the AS got heaver. As far as the frame of the 68 overlander...did they use the same frame for other...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-08-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Well..I am only going to take the blots out from...

Well..I am only going to take the blots out from the back of the wheel well going toward the back. I figured if I keep some of it locked down it wont shift much. Once I have the new floor in and...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-08-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 96
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Posted By Aluminati
Burgers

This is a picture of the burger that I serve. And yes...the food that is ordered looks like the one in the picture.:)

Sorry...the picture is not a scratch and sniff:lol:
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-08-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
I wont be making ribs...I serve classic...

I wont be making ribs...I serve classic "old-school" hamburgers, Milkshakes/malts and Fries:D
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-06-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
I would say 24inches in diameter

I would say 24inches in diameter
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-06-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By Aluminati
I need more ribs for support. I am going to cut...

I need more ribs for support. I am going to cut some of the ribs to make a bigger service window and flip up service door. I have an aircraft guy here in Ann Arbor that explained a few ways how I can...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-06-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Crazy request.

I am looking to have something like this made because I dont know how to do it myself. Unless I find something like an old clock casing.

Does anyone know how this would be done.?

Pardon my...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-06-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Aluminum chanel.

Can aluminum rib sections be made.

I want to put some extra supports in the rib section. but I dont know what gauge the ribs are...How can I find this out? I have a metals merchant down the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-06-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Feeling of acomplishment

The step is in great shape...not rusted at all. If it can hold 250lbs with me moving up and down on it...it is solid. It is just on the left and right hand side of the step. It looks like small...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-05-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
I purchased a new Hobart Mig with gas this spring...

I purchased a new Hobart Mig with gas this spring and have taught myself to weld already. It can weld Aluminum (love welding aluminum) Stainless and carbon steel up toto 1/4 inch steel:D

I just...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-05-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
New subfloor protection

Would it be a good idea to protect the new floor with that west system epoxy over the entire floor?

By the front door that is not covered by aluminum skin...there are two spots by the steps that...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-05-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Belly Pan

Well...I didn't want to do it...I gave myself 1001 reasons not to...but thanks to the prodding...I wont say by whome... I will just look at their name and whistel ...L@@king at (byamcaravanner ):) ....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-05-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Well its about 7:36 in the am...going to HD and...

Well its about 7:36 in the am...going to HD and going to pull the rest of the belly pan...not looking forward to this because of the cold...but its gotta be done. :angry: Sugar, Honey, Ice, Tea!!!
...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-04-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Skins Game

While the interior skins are out I was thinking about cleaning and painting them. I was going to strip them but it seem like more work than it is worth.

I looked in Home Depot for the Jasco...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-04-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Interior Aluminum skin

Does anyone know what the gauge thickness is for the interior aluminum skin.

Also...Can the vinyl clad aluminum be painted.

Thanks
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 01-01-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Happy New Year everyone!

Well...I think we got about 6 inches of the white stuff.
This is will be the place of business. I also have it parked here to work on it...so I am doing the work with eyes looking on. Everyone is...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-30-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Floor progress

I took out the front section of the floor today...it took about three hrs. One hr of work and the rest jibber jabber with a buddy I had helping. I seem to get more work done when I am by myself:D .
...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-30-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
malconium said: "Did I understand you to say that...

malconium said: "Did I understand you to say that your AS is under cover now?"

Response
Yes...it is under an overhang out of the elements. I am in Michigan so right now it is snow and rain...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-30-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
I have not tried to seal from the outside. I...

I have not tried to seal from the outside. I thought it was too cold to do so. This is why I thought sealing from the inside with a kerosene heater would be better..with the heat inside an all...but...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-30-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
End caps

This means that I should take the end caps off the trailer...correct.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-29-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Leak Spots

I have noticed the following from front to back.

Front:
Floor is soft around edges.
Could have come from front window
Fresh water tank coupling
Fresh water tank
Lights in the front
Front...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-29-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Leaks

If the trailer seems solid, is it possible that leaks can be comming from the lights where there is caulking missing, or not sealed correctly.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-28-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Today was much better.

I used the advise for removing the floor...still have some work to do. I used a 1.5 inch spade bit for making holes...drilled holes in the four corners of the board I wanted to take out then ran my...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-28-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
A day that did not go well

Last night did not go well.

I started to take the floor out last night and it is not as easy as I thought.
The wood floor is stuck against the spray insulation which makes it harder.
I used a...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-26-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
The belly of the beast.

Well...today I started taking the belly pan off. Starting from the back and working my way up the front. I got up to the back set of wheels. I was expecting to find all kinds of "stuff" on there....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-23-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Belly pan issue.

I have seen where someone would remove the "bananna clips" from around the trailer when they are doing floor replacement. I dont have thoes. My side panels look like the curve under the the...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-23-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Yeah...after talking with a couple of people and...

Yeah...after talking with a couple of people and thinking about it real hard, I am going to do it the right way and take the bellypan off. If I dont, it will always be in the back of my mind that I...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-22-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Wow 62 Overlander Thanks for that advise. I...

Wow 62 Overlander

Thanks for that advise. I will drop the belly pan this week and update. I will also try and get a lead on the 18mm Marine plywood.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-22-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Thanks I put thoes bolts on my shopping...

Thanks

I put thoes bolts on my shopping list.:D
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-22-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Well today was warm 40F...so I got alot of work...

Well today was warm 40F...so I got alot of work done. I took off all of the bottom panels and now the bolts are exposed. I have not taken off the belly pan yet...Do I need to?

Where the floor is...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-22-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Floor bolts

Where would I find elevator bolts?...I would imagine that I need them.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-21-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Floor repair vs. replace

Is it possible to replace the spots that are soft then go over the entire floor with another layer...say 1/2 inch thick?
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
So the ribs that I am seeing are what is called...

So the ribs that I am seeing are what is called formers ( forming the basic shape of the AS)...in Semimonocoque terms? and the crossmembers that are horizontal are stringers?
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
Missing Rivet

Can water come through a hole where a rivet used to be...on the side of the trailer. I remember seeing some water track marks from a location on the side of the trailer. There is a rivet missing.
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
Sorry...My brain popped a bad rivet...you said...

Sorry...My brain popped a bad rivet...you said Google the keywords. Me getting is bass ackwards just searched thoes words at this site.:blush:
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
Your floor looks great...what did you treat it...

Your floor looks great...what did you treat it with?
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
...and I cant believe that they "taped" the...

...and I cant believe that they "taped" the isulation in place...

So if ai am understanding you correctly...the outter skin is where alot of the strength comes from. If that is true then wow...my...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
Stringers:blink: Point Loads:blink: O.K...please...

Stringers:blink: Point Loads:blink: O.K...please slow down...This is all new terminology for me. What by gum is a stringer and a point load. Looking at it from the outside...it looks like the window...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
Is that the original aluminum beam you have...

Is that the original aluminum beam you have anchored?
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
So where does the strength come form? Is the All...

So where does the strength come form? Is the All Clad aluminum structural aluminum? :huh:
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-18-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Aluminati
68 Overlander Restoration/Mod

Hey All. I am about knee deep in my restoration/modification project.

Today, I have taken off the streetside interior panel.
I dont understand what I see.

First...I thought that when I...
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 12-17-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,278
Posted By Aluminati
Bleaching Panels

Well, I took the back panel off the inside today.

I wanted to see how it would clean up
This is the before and after.

All I used was cheap bleach.
There was only a little bit of a wipe off....
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-16-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
Taker?...I did? No one bid on them yet so I can...

Taker?...I did?
No one bid on them yet so I can take it off ebay. No biggie...do you know who needs them?
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-16-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
"There's probably a dozen things you will need...

"There's probably a dozen things you will need for this project, to get going on it. A jigsaw and router will help",

Got them (check)

" since you sren't doing a complete foor replacement, I...
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 12-16-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,557
Posted By Aluminati
'68 Overlander Floor replacement HELP!!

Hello All:huh:

Well...the time has come. We have about 10 inches of snow on the ground and I am getting ready to do a floor replacement. Well...not right now!:o .

I
I have a laundry list of...
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