An Airstream trailer can become your home…better than – never before have so many folks traveled our great country finding a abundance of history, and wonder that comes with travel. If you think you missed the history you did not it just started, trust me!
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.
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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Insurance Repairs and Accidents....
Why would you choose a 40 year old trailer to buy? We’ve been asked this and it is quickly answered in one word, Airstream. I have to admit that when we first decided to go on the road full time, I wasn’t on board with buying an Airstream. (Don’t tell anyone;) My wife Lisa, on […]
Leaky Window Repair - Vintage Airstreams
Ever since Airstream started their trailer production business in 1931, many trailers have traveled the world and experienced all the different weather conditions. Each weather condition has a different effect on the trailers and the exterior aluminum skin that makes them so iconic. One of the drawbacks of course is the difficulty to keep each […]
Winterizing your Airstream Trailer
It’s that time of year where the air gets colder and the temperature drops. Time to winterize your Airstream Trailer.
Foam Insulation - Possible Challenges
We are hearing more and more about Airstreamers using or being interested in using foam insulation for their Airstream restorations. While it could be a great option, if applied improperly, can be quite a disaster. Also keep in mind future repairs. To get to the area to repair you have to dig out the foam […]