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Old 01-31-2009, 01:55 PM   #1
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Been waiting long time ,and now we've got one!

Just wanted to say hi to everyone out there. Me and my wife natalie have just brought 63 tradewind nice and original just needs a bit of TLC. Hoping to get it done this summer so we can start using it with our two boys (they love it) We live near newmarket in suffolk u.k If you want to drop by for a cuppa or a beer feel free!
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Old 01-31-2009, 02:07 PM   #2
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gary n Congrats on the "63" TW We also have a "63" TW and love it. Had it out many times with no problems. The only major thing i did was to install a new axel, other than that it is all origional and all works. What kind of work does your AS need? How is the axel ? I started seeing poped rivets after trips and things out of place, the new axel fixed it all.Do you have any pics? Here on the forums we all love to see pics. Good Luck with your new "63" TW.
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Old 01-31-2009, 03:56 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum - being an Airstreamer is exciting, isn't it.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:10 PM   #4
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Welcome GARY N . I am sure you will find great joy in tinkering with your new toy.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:18 PM   #5
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Welcome, Gary and Natalie!

Wish we could be in your neighborhood and drop by ... same offer goes to you if you're in Central Illinois.

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Old 01-31-2009, 09:47 PM   #6
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Welcome Gary, congrats on the trailer, when you get a chance post some photos for us!
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Old 01-31-2009, 11:18 PM   #7
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We love pictures!

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Old 02-01-2009, 12:46 AM   #8
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Welcome to the forums and to the world of all things Airstream! This is a great place to find answers to the questions you will have once you begin working on your 'stream. We have vintage and love it! Hope to see you on the road in California some day!

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Old 02-01-2009, 05:14 AM   #9

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We kind'a partial to "63's" also... we do love photo's.

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Old 02-01-2009, 09:58 AM   #10
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Welcome aboard! You might want to check out this blog from Deepest Devon, UK.
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We'll look forward to following your progress with your '63!
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