theVAP - The Vintage Airstream Podcast
Summary: theVAP, discusses travel trailer, RV, and motorhome, repair, purchasing, restoration, and travel. Join us each episode as we talk with the nets top Airstream enthusiasts for a fun and lively discussion.
Tire temperature/pressure monitor system Steel door hinge repairs Hehr window frame work Elevator bolts and outriggers Wrap that belly Measure that axle right Aluminum corrosion Seam sealing Solar wiring Vista windows Insulation recommendation Tank position Cardboard mock up
NorCal Rally 2021 with Louie the Airstreaming dog Trailer temperature monitor needed for Louie Micro-Air EasyTouch RV Thermostat (Easy15 discount code) (https://www.microair.net/products/easytouch-rv-thermostat) EasyTouch RV Thermostat has temp alerts and remote control WifiRanger update (Works!) Wifi camera to check on Louie the Airstreamer dog’s separation anxiety Power outage at the park Mr. Buddy Heater saves the night (https://amzn.to/3vS3aui) Used the inverter to watch DVD’s and microwave GoPower solar charged the batteries back up @ 13 amps
Fun discussion and music from Alumapalooza 11!
Getting our trailers ready to rally! Colin trailer upgrades 1954 Door in a door hinge replacement Airstream Factory lowering production by 15% due to covid-related issues 1970 Overlander sprung door Adding a deadbolt 1976 Door handle missing!
Front end separation Outriggers rubbing through belly wrap Spare tire carrier add on 56 Hehr hinge issues 68 Overlander corning window replacement
Tim’s Oregon Camping Trip New Intern Louie the chiweenie WifiRanger Everest happenings Tree smash English Wheel work Prep for AC when skins are off AC Tips
Colin’s museum car Replacing tail lights on a 1954 Safari Butyl tape Tank venting Working the belly pan Fabricating a 1954 Safari frame
Custom ’73 Safari build Give us a call 707-533-4827! 1997 Excella loose hinges COOSA Boards No rot Sovereign Adding a rear door Emergency exits Replacing a range vent
Colin’s shop zolatone work Multi-holed outriggers POR-15 Lock tight on lug nuts? Argosy with wood 2x4” frame parts
VAP Hacked? Subscribe to our New YouTube channel! WifiRanger Everest First Look Video Install a front hitch receiver Vent gasket leaking Wifi options Vintage Trailer Supply
WifiRanger Everest (https://wifiranger.com/shop/bundles/everest-pack/#outdoor-router-color) Roof mounted tent (https://roofnest.com/product/condor/) Adding lock tight to lug nuts? Why weight distribution Calculating weight/axles Mice vs insulation
What happened to Rob? Timeless Travel Trailer with a Tesla charger What’s needed to order axles? Can I install my own axles? Painting interior of a ’72 Overlander Vintage trailer gaskets
Removing the screen on a 1972 Overlander Are Airstreams appropriate for winter use? Interior panel installation order Weight distribution required? How to install a grey tank Blog.thevap.com What’s the rarest Airstream? How to take the body off for restoration?
Call for questions New axle lead time Towing without inside skins Truma water heaters Heat and water Building with tongue weight in mind Weighing your trailer Weight saving is key future proofing Insulation R value Tesla 1000 free miles
Rallies close due to pandemic Pandemic-era Airstream Airstream’s mobile office space Electric-Assisted Airstream