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Old 02-25-2010, 05:06 PM   #1
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I am completely gutting my 1967 overlander international and remodeling it in a modern way. I know some of you may be appalled that I wouldn't keep it as original as possible, but the previous owner had already painted over all the cabinetry... kind of bummed because it was actually quite beautiful. Anyway I would like to put the aluminum look in the front area. I'm taking out the couch bed and putting in a booth dinnette set. My question is: what material should I use? Aluminum is kind of expensive could I use stainless steel for the same look? Also should I leave the interior vinyl skin off? Or put the aluminum/stainless steel sheets over the vinyl interior skin?

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Stainless steel will work but it will be heavier and cost just as much or more than aluminum.

You can check out Zepp's aluminum work in post #6 of this thread.



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theres rv surplus in indianna,they will sell you a 102" by 15' piece of .032 alum. comes in a carboard tube. about 400.00 with freight. i keep a roll of it in stock for belly pan, and flat panel replacement. is same thickness as stock and will polish very nice. they have a web site.
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