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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-09-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Bearings

I believe our trailers share axles and bearings with the Apache tent trailers from the same erra. Here's a link to the manufacturers information and diagrams:

Apache Trailer - Fayette Axles...
Forum: General Chat 05-10-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By OR335d
Another reason to keep the tongue flat or lower: ...

Another reason to keep the tongue flat or lower: Only the front axle has brakes. If the tongue is up too much, the braking axle will have less weight and could skid? Not sure, but seems it could....
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-10-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By OR335d
Try looking on the Fiberstream part of the forum....

Try looking on the Fiberstream part of the forum. There's a "resources" post that has a full wiring diagram of the stock Fiberstream. It's not computer generated, but is pretty detailed. It shows...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-01-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By OR335d
Water pump

Water pump
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-14-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By OR335d
We ended up buying new tires with wheels from...

We ended up buying new tires with wheels from Amazon. Less risky than trying to get tires out of town: Two Trailer Tires On Rims 5.30-12 530-12 5.30 X 12 4 Lug Wheel White Spoke, search on Amazon. ...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-29-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By OR335d
Find someone with a Fiber Stream and make a...

Find someone with a Fiber Stream and make a negative fiberglass mold, and then create one of your own. I could imagine doing it in place from scratch with wood backing and fiberglass overlay, but...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 03-29-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,461
Posted By OR335d
A trick for all: Make a reservation for two full...

A trick for all: Make a reservation for two full weeks, with the ending date lining up with your intended end date. After two weeks have passed, modify your reservation to only apply to the dates...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 03-29-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,461
Posted By OR335d
Their search tool seems to be broken. By...

Their search tool seems to be broken. By browsing through the calendar, there's lots of availability.

Randy and Ranae Isaac will be joining in site D14.
Salem, Oregon
1983 Fiberstream 16' named...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 03-29-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,461
Posted By OR335d
It looks like all the weekend dates are booked. ...

It looks like all the weekend dates are booked. We'd love to join.

Any ideas how to get a site?

R&R
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 03-29-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,000
Posted By OR335d
Just looked online, and there's no available...

Just looked online, and there's no available sites.

Any ideas how to work the system?

R&R
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-29-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By OR335d
Wow! It's a land of opportunity! I wish you...

Wow! It's a land of opportunity!

I wish you well. Reach out if you want any ideas. There's a lot of good historic information here, and a good group to ask detailed questions. At the state of...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 01-15-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By OR335d
Winterizing

All,

Best winterizing results:

Air compressor with hose adapter fitting, regulated to less than 60 PSI.
1. Work from distant to close items.
2. Flush toilet multiple times until you get...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-15-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Windows

All,

To save you some homework, the windows and parts, other than the latches, are no longer in any form of production. I have been in touch with the company that bought the company that made...
Forum: General Chat 01-15-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Informal Fiber Stream Gathering

All,

We are from Salem Oregon and travel up to an hour or two away. Would like to schedule a "get out of the house" trip for earlier this spring. Anyone want to get together and share Fiber...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-15-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,965
Posted By OR335d
Weep hole covers

All,

I have a guy...

I've had replacements printed that work perfectly. Drivin and Vibin were sent a set for their trailer. They are white plastic, and will last longer with some paint. I've...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-15-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,125
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Restroom

Ditto for keeping the restroom. Quite a value in resale, works well for storage. Removing the restroom would involve removing walls that create the structure of the roof and Kitchen. These are...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-27-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,824
Posted By OR335d
Long Trip Home

Glad to hear the trip went well. First trip is always a little bit of a knuckle biter.

The wheels and tires aren't original. I found 13" wheels and tires cheaper on Amazon that just the cost of...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-27-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Roof Loads

I wouldn't put a load on the roof of a Fiber Stream. The air conditioner, when installed, is in the strongest part of the roof between the fridge cabinet and the little pass-through window wall. ...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-20-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,824
Posted By OR335d
New to You Fiber Stream

Brakes are great on a Fiber Stream, and I'd advise them with your tow rig. It is true you can't get parts for them generally. You can get the bearings if you know what to get, and you can get the...
Forum: Money Matters 07-31-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,986
Posted By OR335d
Paid $2750 for ours which needed a total gutting....

Paid $2750 for ours which needed a total gutting. In good usable condition, a Fiber stream should be $5k or more.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-28-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Window Repair

[QUOTE=Frederick L. Simson;782304]1. What was used to "factory-install" Fiber Stream windows. Do I have after-market work here? My Fiber Stream windows have a 3/4" perimeter flange on the exterior...
Forum: General Chat 05-13-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Hey Sam, Time for some updates! Thanks,...

Hey Sam,

Time for some updates!

Thanks,
Randy and Ranae
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 03-28-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,324
Posted By OR335d
We are still holding out hope.

We are still holding out hope.
Forum: General Chat 03-02-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Glue for Fiberglass

Ashley,

I used the old version of Loctite PL Premium Max. They key is surface prep and temporary bracing. I used a really aggressive (36 grit) sanding disk on an angle grinder to prep the...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-26-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,324
Posted By OR335d
Might need an update to your spreadsheet. Two...

Might need an update to your spreadsheet. Two Fiber Stream's will be joining for the April rally.

Thanks,
Randy and Ranae
Forum: General Chat 02-26-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Sam, We were able to mount the trailer with...

Sam,

We were able to mount the trailer with 13" wheels/tires without the axle flip. Because of our tow rig, (we get 25 mpg towing) the nice low height is desired. One more inch higher with the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-26-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By OR335d
Start again

There are a couple critical issues with Fiber Stream windows. First, from what you said, you put butyl tape on the inside. You can only use the tape on the outside, as the assembly will continue to...
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Sam, Hope your project is coming along well....

Sam,

Hope your project is coming along well. I agree doing a frame-off project is best, but there are some fasteners under the toilet and shower that make this difficult. If you have the...
Forum: General Chat 02-08-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Post pictures right away! We're all curious. ...

Post pictures right away! We're all curious. There's a lot of good support and experience here.

R&R
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-04-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By OR335d
Any update on what they used for parts?

Any update on what they used for parts?
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 12-14-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,571
Posted By OR335d
As someone who has rebuilt one nearly from...

As someone who has rebuilt one nearly from scratch I have to say, "WOW"!!! I've never seen a Fiber Stream in that good of condition. Someone got a great deal. Whoever posted and sold should...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,811
Posted By OR335d
Window Weather Strip

Haven't found the weather strip for the windows. I'd really like to, as when we rebuilt our windows we reused the old, and it's shorter now.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-04-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By OR335d
And now as simple pictures: ...

And now as simple pictures:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1poAJJCkLZhy3ANOVhTdF6xQx0wu3y-mw

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1A7H2NlTRJ5Txbx2vY46uoDPpc2jWakvE
...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 10-04-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By OR335d
Thanks to Linda R002, here are some original...

Thanks to Linda R002, here are some original brochures listing original specifications for the tanks etc.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 10-04-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,958
Posted By OR335d
All, Won't be making it due to tow vehicle...

All,

Won't be making it due to tow vehicle issues. Please help yourselves to space 89. It's paid for.

Will see you in April.

Randy & Ranae Isaac (and Ferb)
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-30-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By OR335d
Sorry for the slow response. All my documents...

Sorry for the slow response. All my documents are in storage. We sold our house, spent two weeks living in our Fiber Stream, then broke down and bought something larger to live in for a while. ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-27-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By OR335d
What part of Oregon? I know a Fiber Stream in a...

What part of Oregon? I know a Fiber Stream in a towing yard for parts in Salem, but I haven't gone to the work to take it in yet. It's likely not salvageable as a trailer only as parts
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-27-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By OR335d
Would like to find out. It turns out there are...

Would like to find out. It turns out there are quite a few of us in Oregon and Washington with these trailers, and the same issues. Anything you solve could help a number of us.

Thanks!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-20-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,637
Posted By OR335d
Great job! Glad to see another staying on the...

Great job! Glad to see another staying on the road. We just spent the last two weeks living in ours after we sold our house. Not the perfect solution for Oregon in the off season. Condensation in...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-29-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,811
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Frame Reinforcement

Sam,

The frame is coming up soon on my list of things to do. When these trailers are new the shell and interior partition walls add significant strength to the frame. In my estimation the frame...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-11-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,811
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Brakes

One of the rare items on a Fiber Stream is the axle and brake combination. They were manufactured by a GM subsidiary in CA, but a GM settled a strike by closing down the factory in the 1980's. An...
Forum: General Chat 08-11-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Resources

Sam,

I just started a new thread for the posting of Fiber Stream resources. The wiring diagrams are the first item I've uploaded. Hope this helps. Didn't want to get this thread bogged down...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-11-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,811
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream Resources

I've collected quite a bit of information about the parts and systems in a Fiber Stream from tearing it down to a bare shell. I'm going to start posting some information that might help others as...
Forum: General Chat 08-10-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Let me know if you need any resources. I drew up...

Let me know if you need any resources. I drew up a color coded wiring diagram from when I had mine completely gutted.

R&R
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-29-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,958
Posted By OR335d
Registered: Randy and Ranae Isaac in space 98...

Registered: Randy and Ranae Isaac in space 98 but only for Friday and Saturday night. Bringing our 1983 Fiber Stream.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-29-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,324
Posted By OR335d
Hey Donna! Randy and Ranae Isaac will be...

Hey Donna!

Randy and Ranae Isaac will be there. We will be in space #17A in our 1983 Fiber Stream.

Looking forward to meeting you all!
Forum: General Chat 07-26-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
Welcome back

Glad to have you back. Looking forward to seeing pictures. We've just started camping again with our completed project. I'm curious to see yours. Let us know if your up in the Salem area ever.
...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-05-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,185
Posted By OR335d
Reverter

You can only use a reverter on 12V when it's connected through a flux capacitor.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 01-02-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By OR335d
Fiber Stream VIN Stickers

No VIN on the tongue. The Fiber Stream has identifying stickers in two locations. One is on the drivers side a few inches up from the very bottom just in front of the water fill spouts. The second...
Forum: General Chat 11-14-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,509
Posted By OR335d
SR101

SR101

If you won't be using yours as a trailer, please post the brakes on the forum. Parts are no longer available for this brake system and some of us would be greatly appreciative! :)
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