I just acquired my first Airstream (hooray!), a beautiful 1971 Globetrotter in very nice all-original condition. I think I will eventually go nuts on the exterior, but I need to focus on interior refurbishment for the time being so I can get my boys out into nature.
So what I want to do for now is just thoroughly clean and detail the exterior in a simple fashion so it looks nice when I show it off.
There is so much info here on the topic that I can't seem to find the basics on just a good soap to use and a basic sub-4-hour cleanup job to remove the 10 years of grime and oxidation. Soap, wax, Walbernize? Here's a couple pics so you can see what I'm dealing with....