Airstream Aluminum Repair

Dangerous Spike

No different from your children when situations, examples, and firmness need to be repeated in the learning process. Qualified professionals are difficult to locate in the Airstream Restoration business. I wrote a blog some time ago “everything works.” The end point of my story was that most fix-it folks know little or nothing about the safe restoration or the proper approach […]

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Airstream Pride & Diversity

We have taken a lot of pain and thought let alone time and money to accumulate our unique iconic Airstream inventory. Our representation of the enclosed collection has taken us years to display. We are very proud to be known across America to have such a history of one of America’s more respected niches.

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Airstream Unknowns

So Many Unknowns….. With the travel trailer niche so explosive today regarding choices, costs, interiors and true valve (especially those built before 1970) how can an enthusiastic “owner to be” not be overwhelmed with all the choices and of course, all the materials needed to resurrect a 50 year old Airstream.

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Spring

No different than taking off or unbuttoning your shirt. Spring is the time to prepare you for warmer, bright sunshine and the urge to travel. As a cautionary note, do not just hook her up and take to the Rockies – one must methodically reverse the “winterizing” process and prepare everything from the windows to […]

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VIN Numbers

VIN Numbers Vehicle Identification Numbers for Vintage Airstream trailers are extremely important since without them no buyer would every know if the trailer you are looking to purchase is stolen (or has been stolen) VIN numbers on Vintage Airstream trailers are located usually on the right side of each door on a identification plaque. Numbers […]

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Airstream Specialists

Wow… I’ve never come across so many Airstream “repair experts” that are giving technical advice to many travel enthusiasts. I was just wondering if Harvard or Yale recently instituted a new curriculum on the restoration process and the fine detail repair for the hundreds if not thousands of abandoned trailers coast to coast.

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Axles, Brakes and Bearing – “Safety First”

When I locate a trailer to purchase for our inventory that fits our parameters including size, length, interior and exterior condition, I always make sure I get on my knees and inspect the trailers underbelly. A lot of unknowns are wrapped up in tires, axles, brakes and bearings. The axle is probably one of the […]

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