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Cleaning Your Airstream

One thing about Airstream’s, you can keep them looking like new for decades with proper care. I’ve seen units from the 80’s that look nearly new, with their original clearcoat finish. That’s what I’m hoping for and so far she looks pretty good.  Here’s the array of cleaning products and protectants I use regularly. Exterior Meguiar’s Wash. Good for getting…

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Update on Michelin LTX Tire Failures

Big update.  The Michelin LTX tires that Discount Tire installed on my Airstream in April 2012 were all subject to a RECALL. Here’s my earlier posts on the subject: http://boondockdad.com/trailer-tire-failures-st-and-ltx/ http://boondockdad.com/michelin-tire-failure-numero-trois/ So, my first question is: why wasn’t I notified of this? CFR 49 outlines the tire dealers responsibility for registering the DOT codes and consumers contact information with the…

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$36M judgement against teen who started wildfire

From Wikipedia: The Eagle Creek Fire was a destructive wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington. The fire was started on September 2, 2017, reportedly caused by teenagers igniting fireworks during a burn ban.[2] In mid-September, highway closures and local evacuations were gradually being lifted.[4] As of September 28, 2017, the fire had consumed 48,831…

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