Completely restored 1955 Airstream. Original beauty with the refrigerator, stove, door-in-door, cabinets and all original papers. Shell off restoration was completed in 2014 and includes the following…
* Entire frame given extra metal supports and coated with chassis undercoat paint
* new hitch added
* large dual vintage propane tanks
* Entire double layer of non-rotting flooring added (combination of special plywood flooring made from recycled carpet and another layer of marine grade plywood)
* Inside aluminum panels removed, stripped, shined and reinstalled
* Ceramic coating added to interior and new sheets of HVAC insulation added on all exterior walls
* two fresh water tanks and one black water tank added with new exterior fittings
* Tank cleaner also added
* all new underbelly
* new space for spare tire underneath created
* new axle
* propane furnace
* instant hot water heater
* water filter
* specialty water filler at sink
* all new plumbing fixtures added while maintaining original sinks
* All new lighting including vintage lights added to the outside for convenience during nighttime hookup situations
* Outdoor shower
* Coleman rooftop air-conditioning unit with interior thermostat that also operates the furnace
* All cabinets removed and painted
* Original vents maintained with original fans. Recently resealed. One has window in it.
* All original windows with new cranks
* All new LED specialty lighting. Chandelier and sconces were added in the front. Individual reading sconces added to the back.
* 50 amp electrical system with all new components and 50 foot cord
* Storage for dump hose in back bumper. Also has availability to use a macerator
* Storage bunks added to back. Can sleep very small children
* All new upholstery as of 2014 including specialty monogrammed Airstream pillowcases. It has the original gaucho frame but all new foam and upholstery. All beds have new foam and upholstery.
* Professionally designed interior utilizes vintage and new materials including formed wall plastic, thin sheet slate for bathroom and vintage metal tiles in bath. Also utilizes galaxy plastic for backlit shower and kitchen sliding cabinet doors.
* Draperies created using original style tracks
* The original fridge and stove
* addition of microwave
* All new old stock vintage pulls
* Plenty of storage space with a double armoire, and drawers under all beds
* Black and gray strip outdoor awning material
* new tires
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