Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-28-2013, 08:19 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
scooterbug76's Avatar
 
1969 27' Overlander
Northeast , Georgia
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 69
Introducing our '69 Overlander

In January, this '69 Overlander followed us home after being pulled out from under a tree that had vines all tangled around it. We really had no idea what we were getting ourselves into...other than the fact that we knew the refrigerator didn't work. We have since removed some items and made many upgrades over the last few months. I've been lurking around and asking questions on the forum, so I decided now was the time to share what we were working on.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_6554.jpg
Views:	48
Size:	253.6 KB
ID:	184470   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_6555.jpg
Views:	41
Size:	270.3 KB
ID:	184471  

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_6556.jpg
Views:	41
Size:	220.3 KB
ID:	184472   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_6552.jpg
Views:	46
Size:	268.6 KB
ID:	184473  

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_6561.jpg
Views:	41
Size:	279.5 KB
ID:	184474   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_6564.jpg
Views:	48
Size:	259.5 KB
ID:	184475  

__________________

__________________
scooterbug76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2013, 09:51 PM   #2
4 Rivet Member
 
dirigible25's Avatar
 
1997 25' Safari
Yakima , Washington
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 420
Images: 2
Blog Entries: 1
Looks pretty good for having been wrapped in vines under a tree.
__________________

__________________
Dennis

1997 25' Safari
2012 Chevy Silverado HD 2500
Duramax/Allison
dirigible25 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2013, 05:20 AM   #3
Ahem, yasss ...kaff-kaff
 
egad's Avatar
 
1969 27' Overlander
Bloomington , Indiana
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 35
Images: 7
Congratulations from a fellow 69er! The exterior looks great and please let us know what you've discovered and plan to update/rehab. My unsolicited advice is to replace the axles based on the height of the trailer in relationship to the tires in the second pic. It's an investment to be sure, but one you won't regret. "Betty" towed much more smoothly and quit popping rivets after I replaced hers. And the job was not as difficult as I expected.

Egad!
__________________
egad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2013, 05:40 AM   #4
Rivet Master
 
68 TWind's Avatar
 
1968 24' Tradewind
Oxford, , Mississippi
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1,158
Looks like you found a great trailer. Lots of elbow grease and TLC and you will have a beauty. I love the 60's Airstreams.
__________________
__________________
Bruce & Rachel
__________________
68 Trade Wind
2001 Toyota Tundra
TAC-MS-3
KF5IMA
68 TWind is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:29 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.
Modal Click