Episode 1

Episode One is here!

 

Host: Tim Shephard with Panel Pros: Colin Hyde, Rob Baker.

Introduction to the Vintage Airstream Podcast (VAPcast)
How to become a part of the show
The 411 on GSM Vehicles
What to look out for when buying vintage
Where to look for floor rot
Bad Axles?  What can happen?
Winter is coming, take care of that plumbing
Is body skin condition important?
Narrow your search: choose by era
Small Trailer vs. Large. Are small trailers on their way out?

 

Release Date: 09-15-2005
Running time: 40:20

Episode 237: Dinging Aluminum

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

Colin’s trip to VTS Customer Appreciate Rally
Anniversary show coming 9/17/2015
Call the voicemail line and let us know how the show helped
Polishing the seams
Cleaning the seam sealant
Wraps for windows and panels
Different aluminum grades
Dinging aluminum
Car stereo recommendations
Apple Carplay
Android Auto

Release Date: 08-27-2015
Running time:  49:35

Episode 236: Tanks, Toilets, and Wifi, Oh My!

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

VTS Customer Appreciate Rally
Jackson Rancheria Nor-Cal Airstream Rally
theVAP 10th Anniversary Show coming up
BuffPro polisher any good for Airstreams?
Can you assume old tanks are fine?
Bleaching your fresh water tank
Adding a grey tank outlet
Accurate trailer weights?
Incinerating toilets/Composting Toilet
Boosting wifi

Release Date: 08-07-2015
Running time:  54:38

Episode 235: Ambassador Update 8 Years Later

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

Colin’s Recovery Mission
1962 Overlander
Tim’s Santa Cruz Camping
Duraflame Roasting Logs
Ultra Lube Spindle
Ambassador Restoration Video
Precision Temp Twin Temp Jr. vs. Atwood 6/gal
PerfectPolish.com
Vintage Trailer Supply reproduction signs
Dometic Heatpump 
Dexter Torxflex
Marmoleum flooring
Dometic New Dimensions Fridge
SeeLevel Tank Monitor
Fantastic Vent
Mr. Tubby two-part epoxy
AGM Battery Bestconverter.com
Thetford Style Lite toilet
Sure flow Extreme 4.0 water pump
allrite.com custom tanks
Wifi Ranger - wifiranger.com
3G/4G Antenna 3gstore.com
 

Release Date: 07-24-2015
Running time:  01:28:17

Episode 234: Bad RVers

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

DMV Reissuing 1960 Legacy Plates
Fifth wheel across from Tim’s house
Running a generator all day in a suburb
Noise is the worst culprit
How to tell if a rivet leaks
Polishing with multi grades or single grades?
Removing stubbon swirls
Sanding your trailer
Suicide doors
Fixing vent gaskets
Reattaching a shell before towing
What’s needed for safe towing a partial restoration
 

Release Date: 06-26-2015
Running time:  52:49

Episode 233: Healthy RVing

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

The murderer’s are loose!
Alumapalooza
RV’ing keeps you healthy
Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching
Photography
Geocaching
Habitat for Humanity
Matching vintage aluminum
Connecting to external wifi and cellular
Step by Step manual on restoration?
Working with corrosion
Shell-on Rotisserie?
Pairing an AGM battery with a non AGM?
Creating a spare tire storage
Placing and sealing wheel arches
Embracing vintage handmadenness
 

Release Date: 06-12-2015
Running time:  01:03:19

Episode 232: Alumapalooza 2015

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

Alumapalooza #6
3 amp rally power
About 106 trailers
Pee Wee Shawmborn
Pee Wee’s African Caravan talk
Karen’s 1966 Overlander
Airstream community
alumaevents on instagram
Laura future Airstreamer
MJ -64 Overlander - Colin’s Alumapalooza guest
Mike - 64 Overlander - chrometwinkie.com
Kathy - 64 Overlander
Dave - 64 Overlander

 

 

Release Date: 05-29-2015
Running time:  01:03:47

Episode 231: Pismo Beach 2015

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

Pismo Beach Vintage Trailer Rally
Many vintage rallies to come
Vintage is growing
More to vintage than Airstream
Steve’s ’46 Curtis Wright Model 2
1955 Kenskill restoration

 

 

Release Date: 05-15-2015
Running time:  50:28

Episode 230: Lights and Sound

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

M4products.com LED lights VAP5 discount code
Getting sick from mice in vintage Airstreams?
Wiring car stereo’s in Airstreams
Rewiring a light in a ’75 Sovereign
Turbokool evaporative cooler (http://turbokool.com)
Running lights with moisture
Rally running lights
Nature’s Head composting toilet (http://natureshead.net)

 

Release Date: 05-01-2015
Running time:  45:01

Episode 229: Tubs and Tanks

Join host Tim Shephard and Panel Pro Colin Hyde as they discuss this weeks topics.

 

 

 

Colin at Pismo Beach Rally
Installing flooring
Tub and tanks on floor or not
Tub trim
Brake wire run on a 70’s Airstream
Removing the the ceiling in a ’65
Peel and stick tape for seams?

 

Release Date: 04-17-2015
Running time:  46:20

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