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by skater
Sat Dec 03, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Mosquito Net for Doors
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Mosquito Net for Doors

Mine has a screen with velcro on the edges, and matching velcro on the door frame. And a zipper near the middle. There's really not much to it. Open the doors, put up the screen.
by skater
Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:14 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: 4x4 upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: 4x4 upgrade

Did you have that done? I feel like I've seen pictures of one that is very similar.
by skater
Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:11 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1991 diesel in California
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: 1991 diesel in California

In the video, "super nice" comment mentioned a few times,,,,,but it doesn't run. Yeah but it's a diesel! :rofl: Somehow I completely overlooked that it wasn't actually running. And they don't specify WHY it's not running...if it were something cheap and easy you'd think they would have fi...
by skater
Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: Tires and Suspension
Topic: Rear Suspension Modifications
Replies: 53
Views: 63559

Re: Rear Suspension Modifications

ThomasS wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 9:34 am
I just installed Airlift 5000 Airbags. Sagging problem solved. I paid $220 for open box special on Amazon and put them in myself. I added 2” lifter plates with the airbags. Looks perfectly level now but drives way better.
I'm curious, is there any way to use it to help level the camper at a site?
by skater
Sun Nov 13, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Bunk frame
Replies: 0
Views: 149

Bunk frame

I recreated the bunk frame for my 1991, and someone asked for the dimensions, so this thread is for that. (This info is likely different for the short top years.) Note, I traced my old boards as a template, so that's what I recommend if it's possible in your situation. You'll need: Two 2x4s, either ...
by skater
Sun Nov 13, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Window leaks and other information
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Re: Window leaks and other information

I'm working on refurbishing my B190 and I pulled the upper windows out because they were leaking. I think the primary issue is that the window must sit flat on the fiberglass, since the windows themselves are not curved. However, the fiberglass doesn't really want to cooperate, does it? Nah. Once I ...
by skater
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Restorations
Topic: Buying it back...
Replies: 226
Views: 148736

Re: Buying it back...

Time for another update. I've actually had a little time to work on this in the past few weeks. First, I made some window frames. Someone on the FB group asked for dimensions so I posted them here . All three upper windows are out of the van shell, and two are cleaned up and ready to reinstall. I al...
by skater
Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:34 am
Forum: New to the site
Topic: Checklist before purchase suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Checklist before purchase suggestions

Falcon has an excellent list. I'd add watch for signs of leaks (dark spots on the ceiling or walls) - it's often even visible in the ad pictures because people don't know what to look for. In particular the fan over the bunk bed is a popular spot for leaks, watch for signs that the ceiling appears t...
by skater
Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:31 am
Forum: New to the site
Topic: Newbies: Please read
Replies: 84
Views: 125546

Re: Newbies: Please read

Hello all! We are hoping to purchase a 1991 B190 within the next few weeks. We are making travel arrangements this week as it is about 28 hours away from our home. We live in middle TN and have owned various campers throughout the years, but never a van and never an Airstream! We are super excited,...
by skater
Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:30 am
Forum: New to the site
Topic: Hopefully a future B190 owner
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: Hopefully a future B190 owner

Welcome to the site!
by skater
Fri Nov 04, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: New to the site
Topic: New Member & Owner of Okanagan Conversion Vam
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: New Member & Owner of Okanagan Conversion Vam

1.) does anyone know what the weight limit for the sleep loft is? I tried sleeping on the jack knife sofa but find it being very uncomfortable. Thinking I might want to try the loft area but would like to know the weight limit. I can't recall ever hearing of a specific weight limit. The bed is buil...
by skater
Thu Oct 13, 2022 7:04 am
Forum: Restorations
Topic: Buying it back...
Replies: 226
Views: 148736

Re: Buying it back...

Was there any insulation under the bed frame? Looks like there is an inch or two there where some could go, no? Yes, you could definitely put some there. I originally rebuilt the bed years and years ago, and I don't recall if there was insulation there originally or not (and for all I know it could...
by skater
Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: B190 database
Replies: 136
Views: 101578

Re: B190 database

https://b190.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=1602 I just purchased my 1990 B190 in August of 2022 in Hot Springs , AR. Here is a photo of the info on it. Yours is kind of interesting - it's a 1990 chassis, but a 1991 Airstream VIN. In other words, when they built yours in the 1991 Airstream ...