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Forum: Airstream Classifieds 02-01-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By NJtoNC
wanted for french truck food

Did you find your trailer? I have a 23ft body and can deliver to port for export to France. This trailer needs some weldi g. Near bumper but you will want to reinforce any airstream frame for a food...
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-24-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By NJtoNC
I have considered using tiger foam. However I...

I have considered using tiger foam. However I feel the R-value is comparable to prodex. The closed cell spray foam would add rigidity and won't soak in moisture. Could help seal seams, perhaps. I...
Forum: Refrigerators 01-21-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By NJtoNC
Idroba - that makes the most sense. I bought the...

Idroba - that makes the most sense. I bought the fridge used so all 12v wires were cut off. Thanks very much.

I was going,to remove my 12v charger to put a switch there but there's no power to...
Forum: Refrigerators 01-21-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By NJtoNC
Will try pic again ...

Will try pic again

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-THwow9j5hio/VL_ytF4s2iI/AAAAAAAAD_I/kMSE4V065KY/s2068-d/0121151307.jpg
Forum: Refrigerators 01-21-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By NJtoNC
Dometic 2510 wiring question

Below is a picture of the DC wiring block. The black and white wire to the left or a heavier gauge, maybe 8 or 10 gauge stranded wire.the set in center is perhaps 14ga. Question - why do I have two...
Forum: Refrigerators 01-21-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,879
Posted By NJtoNC
I have 2 of these fridges if u,need parts pm me

I have 2 of these fridges if u,need parts pm me
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-12-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By NJtoNC
HWH heat exchanger

I'm debating between a tankless and a 10 gallon Atwood with heat exchanger. I feel like there could be some fun things to do with the heat exchanger. Can you tell me about them? Is it possible to use...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 01-09-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 71,582
Posted By NJtoNC
If you have access to back side always buck...

If you have access to back side always buck rivet.if you do not - I dip Olympics in trempro and the go over it with trempro and wipe off.
Forum: 1969 - 1973 Safari 01-09-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By NJtoNC
I wouldn't but the 68 as my own vehicle. I hate...

I wouldn't but the 68 as my own vehicle. I hate the windows. Leak leak leak!!!! And don't ever break one. The replacement windows just do not sit closed properly.
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,878
Posted By NJtoNC
lets just say , hypothetically, the PO wanted...

lets just say , hypothetically, the PO wanted pine wood framed windows.
this RV place apparently dosent know how to use tape... ...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,878
Posted By NJtoNC
A shop did this. Mountain camper sales & service...

A shop did this. Mountain camper sales & service in hendersonville nc. The buyer paid 3500 for the trailer, chucked windows and interior , paid someone over 6,000 to replace the windows and do...
Forum: Refrigerators 12-13-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,879
Posted By NJtoNC
No.

No.
Forum: Roof 12-12-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,311
Posted By NJtoNC
Wow. The sealant on those. I would be embarrassed...

Wow. The sealant on those. I would be embarrassed of that sloppy work if that was my work.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 12-04-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,003
Posted By NJtoNC
I put 14's on a 61 Bambi :/

I put 14's on a 61 Bambi :/
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-25-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By NJtoNC
You can take a putty knife around the wall/ sink...

You can take a putty knife around the wall/ sink perimeter and hammer it down to shear the rivets in half. The sink is held to wall w rivets. You'll also need to pull the drain basket to get it off....
Forum: Solo Streamers 11-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,957
Posted By NJtoNC
I was told my insurance agent is current owner.

I was told my insurance agent is current owner.
Forum: Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 11-11-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By NJtoNC
You need a subfloor. It's part of the structural...

You need a subfloor. It's part of the structural strength of the trailer. I suggest researching those who have done this already. Many threads on the forum.

I would not suggest you go about it...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By NJtoNC
Here's an update. I think it's a combination of 2...

Here's an update. I think it's a combination of 2 things. First , i pulled the outside outlet. It's was nasty. Full of dirt and wires corroded. After I capped wires I re tested and skin shows .7...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By NJtoNC
Hahaha. Didn't realize there were stink bugs in...

Hahaha. Didn't realize there were stink bugs in the pics. Today we tested a few things.

I removed the outlet cover from the exterior outlet. Pretty dirty in there! I capped the wires and...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-07-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By NJtoNC
So when we put electric to it all, the first...

So when we put electric to it all, the first thing I did was took a voltmeter and put it to the skin of the trailer. It showed it was electrified.

The house power we are plugged into is a 30 amp...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 11-07-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By NJtoNC
Skin electrified. Help?

I've been reading through a lot of the threads in the airstream forms and have seen the threads about electrified skin and reversed polarity.

BUT I don't think reversed polarity is the issue....
Forum: Doors & Locks 10-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By NJtoNC
I believe original here is a bargman L100. I have...

I believe original here is a bargman L100. I have a few. Pm if Interested.
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 10-06-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,759
Posted By NJtoNC
It can be washed off. It's very toxic. You need...

It can be washed off. It's very toxic. You need full body covered and multiple pairs of gloves.
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-06-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By NJtoNC
if you find one with an original interior you are...

if you find one with an original interior you are either going to pay much more for it, or destroying value by removing original interior in good shape. there's not much market i don't think for...
Forum: General Repair Forum 07-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By NJtoNC
Looks like 63 /64.

Looks like 63 /64.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 07-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,439
Posted By NJtoNC
I think you better do more research. You don't...

I think you better do more research. You don't need a title to ship it. Ill PM you with some info.
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 07-03-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,439
Posted By NJtoNC
When your friend said that it would be fine with...

When your friend said that it would be fine with a bill of sale, was that a guess or what? Why do you say it's not true?
When you asked about importing the trailer, did you mention if Ira a vintage...
Forum: Airstreams on eBay 07-02-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,091
Posted By NJtoNC
It is unlikely this could be restored. Original...

It is unlikely this could be restored. Original door missing, window frames look twisted, ribs all mashed up...
Forum: Financing 07-02-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,053
Posted By NJtoNC
While a bank might say I can afford a loan for an...

While a bank might say I can afford a loan for an $80k airstream, I say I cannot afford a new airstream. I *used* to think I could if I wanted to, but I live more modestly now. Our mortgage (30yr)...
Forum: On The Road... 07-01-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By NJtoNC
That's my fault. Every time we go we bring...

That's my fault. Every time we go we bring hurricanes with. Proof; we usually go late August. This is the first time were going for July 4. Getting the 4pm ferry to ocracoke today. :/
Forum: Windows & Screens 06-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By NJtoNC
Lucky you. We just did this 2 weeks ago. On Our...

Lucky you. We just did this 2 weeks ago. On Our 67 window it slides in and out. 68 windows are different. When you say it has the top trim do you mean the metal piece that holds the glass? If so,...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 06-28-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,112
Posted By NJtoNC
Start in the bathroom. It will take most of your...

Start in the bathroom. It will take most of your month and it will be sooo much less convenient to do it when you're living in it.

We did it and it took way longer than anticipated.
Forum: Vintage Kin 06-23-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,806
Posted By NJtoNC
Yes. Way too much. IMHO. Windows not original....

Yes. Way too much. IMHO. Windows not original. Detracts from value a lot. Of interior isn't original I think 4-6 is more reasonable. Is it in CA? That ca add to value.
Forum: Member Introductions 06-22-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By NJtoNC
If it needs new subfloor it dosent sound like a...

If it needs new subfloor it dosent sound like a good deal. They are common and unless its camping ready or close to it, pass if you want a trailer that's a total rehab. All depends on condition.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By NJtoNC
You can tow with a uhaul.

You can tow with a uhaul.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By NJtoNC
Sorry, it is defiantly not date of manufacture....

Sorry, it is defiantly not date of manufacture. It is the serial # or vin. Makes it a 54 flying cloud. 22ft. Lucky find , although unlucky to have been chopped up....
Forum: 1954 - 1959 Overlander 06-16-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,633
Posted By NJtoNC
looking good lady! was it just a photo sesh or di...

looking good lady! was it just a photo sesh or di that falcons tee get dirty ;)
Forum: Our Community 06-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 382,877
Posted By NJtoNC
Have you ever actually scrapped an airstream?...

Have you ever actually scrapped an airstream? You've overvalued scrap by about $3200.
Forum: Belly Pans & Banana Wraps 06-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,597
Posted By NJtoNC
You don't need .032 for belly pan....

You don't need .032 for belly pan. Airpartsinc.com sells The material, its not 2024 t3 its like 5052 IIRC and .025. Cheaper. And sold by the foot. So it won't be more expensive to have a long sheet...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,771
Posted By NJtoNC
So, is "bespoke" like the trendy word of 2014? ...

So, is "bespoke" like the trendy word of 2014?
Should i start calling things 'bespoke'? I am seeing a lot of that word lately. Actually, i think i need to figure out what it means.
Forum: Trailer Values 06-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,663
Posted By NJtoNC
they are asking too much. if everything was...

they are asking too much. if everything was working and tested, it would be a 16k trailer. "not tested" means it dosen't work right now. This is a $10-$12k trailer as it stands.

Also, doing the...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-09-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By NJtoNC
Fossil shell flour - diatomaceous earth - is a...

Fossil shell flour - diatomaceous earth - is a great alternative. OMRI approved for use in organic farming, we keep a 50lb bag on hand. We put in on and in chickens cats and dogs, and its safe for...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 06-09-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By NJtoNC
Even 2500 is a very fair price. A good price. I'd...

Even 2500 is a very fair price. A good price. I'd be thrilled paying 2000. I think it's a late 59/or 60 bc of pink bath and wheel well. Is floor solid? A solid floor is a HUGE plus. Look in cabinets...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By NJtoNC
RM, so you terminate them or let the creator sort...

RM, so you terminate them or let the creator sort them out? I'm confused. This sound like two different solutions.

If you've left it to the creator, he's obviously already working his magic.
Forum: Tires 05-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,216
Posted By NJtoNC
i had carlisles and had a trailer damaging blow...

i had carlisles and had a trailer damaging blow out with less than 10,000 mi and just a month over 2 yrs (2 yr warranty!) i went with the 15" Michelin LTX 235/75R15 XL's and would again. or an LT....
Forum: Vintage Kin 05-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,803
Posted By NJtoNC
on the tongue. you'll need a wire brush - its...

on the tongue. you'll need a wire brush - its there, under all the crust and rust, very faint.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-21-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,492
Posted By NJtoNC
Hahahaha!!!!! Love it!! "Real airstreams...

Hahahaha!!!!! Love it!!

"Real airstreams have 2" balls"
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 05-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 435,805
Posted By NJtoNC
Howard L, if it helps.. I've seen trailers from...

Howard L, if it helps.. I've seen trailers from the 2000's polished. I have had and seen quite a few airstreams , mostly from the 50s and 60s. We recently got a 77 airstream from fl with so so much...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 05-20-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,430
Posted By NJtoNC
Jealousie windows were an option. Good luck on...

Jealousie windows were an option. Good luck on import. I sent one end of jan and it arrived mid or end of April. I think everyone uses roro.
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-19-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By NJtoNC
Wow. Call dealer AND airstream direct - do not...

Wow. Call dealer AND airstream direct - do not pass go, no not collect $200, do not tear up the floor.
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