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Old 05-17-2008, 01:55 PM   #1
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I have an opportunity to buy a friend's 68 Safari project. It is rough plumbed, very little electrical is done, new windows are in, outside is polished, cabinets are started and all the parts through completion are bought. Seems somewhat intimidating but fun. Sure wish I knew how many hours/months are in front of me.

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Old 05-17-2008, 04:20 PM   #2
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Hi Miguel, welcome! If you decide to take on this project, you'll find lots of help here (check out the search feature). As far as how many hours/months are in front of you, it really depends (I know, that's not really helpful). You're never really finished working on a vintage trailer, but it's a lot of fun. Good luck with your decision.

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Old 05-17-2008, 07:33 PM   #3
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But, hey! The polishing is done, so that cuts your work load down hugely. Read some of the polishing threads and see what fun you'll miss Best wishes in your new project Airstream. ~G
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Old 05-17-2008, 09:39 PM   #4
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Well at least you have the parts and know what needs to be done and someone who may be able to give you a hand, or at least hold yours (your friend)...and hey! It's already polished! That's a plus! Read through some of the restoration threads here and you shoud able able to get a sense of what's involved and what time frame you're looking at based on how much time you can put into the project...

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