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Old 09-01-2009, 03:04 PM   #1
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Airstream or not? Please help IDENTIFY!

Hello all! I have an "Airstream" trailer sitting in my corprate office that I'm reponsible for restoring. I've been hitting the vintage archives but can't find the trailer! I've looked for the ID tag but can't find one. I'm wondering if it's even an Airstream at all. I've attached some pictures to help...sorry I can't get the full view of it...it's blocked off. Thanks for any help you can offer!
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Old 09-01-2009, 03:07 PM   #2
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It looks like an airstream. Some kind of custom job. I like it!!!
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Old 09-01-2009, 03:09 PM   #3
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Wow! It looks like an Airstream that someone has added a "woody" type panels too. Very unique. I'm no expert, but I'm sure someone on the forums will have an answer for you. It's very cool looking .

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It is a heavily modified Airstream. Possibly just end segments from a wreck that someone very creatively integrated into a circa 1953 "Woodie" station wagon.

That "woodie" look isn't anything close to a factory job. I think I've seen it before on a vintage Airstream site, listed with several other "Airstream Oddities".

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Its definately an Airstream with the five end cap segments, its more than likely a late '60s model. The should be a serial number stampoed on the A frame on the entry door side just before the C channel goes into the body.

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I like it! Just think, with re finished wood, and some serious polish on the aluminum...

Gorgeous it wood be..

more pictures would be nice... I've got a couple panels that could use replacing or covering..
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I think I've seen it before on a vintage Airstream site, listed with several other "Airstream Oddities".

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I just saw the trailer in the "Misc" section....looks EXCACTY like it...I'm thinking it's maybe a 1966 Tradewind...not sure though.

It's a really nice trailer...can't wait to get it re-done.
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She's a beauty!!!

Please post more photographs when you are able.

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How did you get so lucky to be put in charge of the restore? Is the trailer owned by your employer? Where & what kind of work do you do? I live near LA too. Are you going to do the work yourself or have hire someone to do it? Here are a few places if you need them in Socal:

The Polishing Guru Inc, Airstream Polishing,Travel (Riverside)

Airstream Trailer and Motorhome Service Center - Bellflower, CA (C&G Trailer- Bellflower)

Area 63 Productions (Orange)

Good luck!

Be sure to post more photos of your progress with the restorations.

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How did you get so lucky to be put in charge of the restore? Is the trailer owned by your employer? Where & what kind of work do you do? I live near LA too. Are you going to do the work yourself or have hire someone to do it? Here are a few places if you need them in Socal:

The trailer is owned by my company. I've been contacting a few people to restore it...the one's you mentioned. It's going to be used to promote a brand of men's beauty products we have.

I will post more pictures as soon as they become available. Thanks everyone!
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The trailer is owned by my company. I've been contacting a few people to restore it...the one's you mentioned. It's going to be used to promote a brand of men's beauty products we have.

I will post more pictures as soon as they become available. Thanks everyone!

Cool ! What is your companys name/brand? Is is a new company? Look forward to seeing your progress.

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Cool ! What is your companys name/brand? Is is a new company? Look forward to seeing your progress.

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I love this line in your ads on the site: "Cruelty-free, we only test in barbershops on celebrities, athletes and politicians". Gotta love it!

You've got a really unique Airstream there. Keep us up to date on the refurb. We love to see 'em come together.

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