Part III: Concours Day with a 1958 Airstream!

Part III: The 1958 Airstream at the La Jolla Motor Car Calssic on April 3, 2011.  This short video shows off the results of the restoration of this terrific camper!

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  1. Harry, Just thought I should update you.The Airstream is doing fine in Canada. First off I bought a farm because it had a big barn to store the Airstream in. So it is never out in the elements. I fixed the roof leaks. Quite simple, the old caulking had dried out and was letting water in. I had to build two scaffold towers and plank over the roof to get up there. You can’t lean a ladder on an Airstream because you will crease the aluminium. I got rid of that old hot water heater. No matter what I tried it did not want to work. Now I have a little 10 litre electric tank and it heats up in 10 minutes and will give you a 5 minute shower. Really sweet little unit. I fixed the grey water and the black water tank. It all became quite simple once I got into it. Now we can be just like the modern trailers. I riveted a lot of the under carriage back in place. For some reason lots of interior ceiling rivets were popping. I re-riveted them all, but I have no idea what was causing it. Still working on gas fumes from the cool refrigerator. Last year we went to a Tin Can Tourist vintage trailer meet. What a blast. Hope your doing well. Bill

  2. Wonderful! Unique and fun!

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