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Old 03-05-2011, 11:07 PM   #1
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Smile 1967 Caravel One Year Restoration: Photos

Hi Everyone. With a lot of work over the past year and some good advice from a lot of contributors my Caravel is finally finished.

My restoration included:
New axle, wheels and tires. New propane regulator, new hot water heater, new faucets, new intelli-power converter, rewiring and adding a DC panel, fantastic fan, refrigerator, repairing furnace, recoating the fiberglass with epoxy spray, making new cabinet doors, rebuilding the cabinet on the lower galley side, my wife did all the cushions and upholstery, new composition vinyl tile, quilted stainless steel walls around the kitchen area, recoating counter tops, new aluminum trim for counters, and a million other details. Please take a look and let me know what you think.


I just posted photos. . .

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Old 03-05-2011, 11:55 PM   #2
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Nice job!

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Very nice!
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Beautiful! Congratulations!
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:37 AM   #5
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Looks awesome! Love seeing the outcome of fellow '67 Caravel owner's restorations. Love the backsplash, fabric and color choices!

Now time to log some miles!! Great job, congrats on your accomplishment

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Old 03-06-2011, 02:25 PM   #6
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very nice! makes me even more excited to tear into my '66
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Very nice! LOVE the quilted aluminum and looks bright and airy despite the black. Nice!
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Outstanding!

As a fellow Caravel restorer, I applaud your work!

What's next? Where do you dream to travel?

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Old 03-07-2011, 06:49 AM   #9
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Well, the next project is the getting the AC running or replacing it. Then there's the polishing or exterior to do. I may consider a combination of graphics and polishing.

As far as a destination, my goal is to live under a palapa on the beach. So, I consider my Caravel my "tin palapa". This summer I'll head to Henelopen State Park in Lewes, DE and we'll try a few trips to places we've not been before and try out the whole RV thing.

We should have a Caravel get together.
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Old 03-07-2011, 07:28 AM   #10
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thanks Brandon. I looked at your photos of your restoration. Amazing job!
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thanks Brandon. I looked at your photos of your restoration. Amazing job!
Thanks so much. Forgot about that link being in my signature, didn't mean to hijack you thread

Post more pics when you get 'er out camping! Take care.
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Would you happen to have a good photo of the back bumper area of you Caravel. Mine is the same year and wonder what it should look like.
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Dingo- all I have are in the photo album which there is a link to in my signature field below. I think the second to last photo in the album is a close up of where I am painting the bumper.
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Dingo- all I have are in the photo album which there is a link to in my signature field below. I think the second to last photo in the album is a close up of where I am painting the bumper.

Hi Brandon, your pics look great. The trailer came out super nice. Annie was saying the other day she wondered if you had completed it.
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