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A-Merry-Can 07-22-2009 04:39 AM

Our '54 Liner...
 
Hi all! I've started a new thread in the right section to track my (new to me) 54 liner. We're going to get it this weekend! (sorry about posting the original thread under sovereign. I won't make any more updates to that thread.

Here are the pics from the other post. More pics and info coming this weekend, hopefully!

JP

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...8&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...9&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...0&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...1&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...2&d=1248258741

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...3&d=1248258741

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A-Merry-Can 07-22-2009 04:41 AM

I can't wait to read more about it!
 
https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...3&d=1248233025

utee94 07-22-2009 05:05 AM

Looks great JP, can't wait to see what you do with it. After you finish the Footer of course.

Before I got my Overlander, I almost bought a 54 Cruiser with the same galley, bedroom, and side bath layout. It's a cool design and you'll have lots of options for it.

-Marcus

dieseleagle 07-22-2009 05:20 AM

This will be a really cool project. Looking forward to watching it unfold. I like the roof vent. It really helps date the trailer to the right period. Is it aluminum or galvanized?

A-Merry-Can 07-22-2009 06:00 AM

No clue. I haven't actually seen it in person yet. I'm planning on getting it Friday at lunch. I need to get my rescue gear ready. I'll take 4 wheels and tires (if they're 6 lugs), car jack and some axle grease. I don't think it will hurt to repack the bearings before I leave, or at the very least take a look at them.

JP

danalee 07-22-2009 06:21 AM

Wow! Its a beauty. Can't wait to hear more about it. Where in the world did you find it? Think you will have it ready by Oct? Hope you can get a space. Good Luck Dannie

Sugarfoot 07-22-2009 06:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by A-Merry-Can (Post 725060)
No clue. I haven't actually seen it in person yet. I'm planning on getting it Friday at lunch. I need to get my rescue gear ready. I'll take 4 wheels and tires (if they're 6 lugs), car jack and some axle grease. I don't think it will hurt to repack the bearings before I leave, or at the very least take a look at them.

JP

It sounds like you'll have a busy lunch break. :D

Take a roll of aluminum tape. Tape windows, vents, anything that might be loose. Just remove the tape as soon as you get home so you don't have to deal with adhesive residue. Secure EVERYTHING in the trailer that may move. Take a bunch of 10 or 12 inch cable ties. They were my best friends when I got the 56.

A-Merry-Can 07-22-2009 07:11 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by danalee (Post 725064)
Wow! Its a beauty. Can't wait to hear more about it. Where in the world did you find it? Think you will have it ready by Oct? Hope you can get a space. Good Luck Dannie

It'll be ready by October 2012, just in time for the end of the world. :D We'll be taking the tradewind to hiawassee... IF they'll have me, that is! Gotta call today and see what's available.

JP

utee94 07-22-2009 07:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by A-Merry-Can (Post 725086)
It'll be ready by October 2012, just in time for the end of the world. :D We'll be taking the tradewind to hiawassee... IF they'll have me, that is! Gotta call today and see what's available.

JP

I think you should take the completed and fully operational Footer... :D

A-Merry-Can 07-22-2009 08:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by utee94 (Post 725097)
I think you should take the completed and fully operational Footer... :D

Just might HAVE to. My site is only 27 feet long!

JP

Kevin245 07-22-2009 08:43 AM

Love those vertical front windows!

Great find,

wkerfoot 07-22-2009 08:51 AM

Jason,

Ask the owner to take off a hub cap and check the number of lugs. My wheels were split rims, the ones on your trailer don't look like split rims.

Bill

silverleeper 07-22-2009 08:59 AM

Never enough toys! What a great find. I'm sure you will make this into another show trailer. Thats for sharing. :wally:

wkerfoot 07-22-2009 10:45 AM

Jason,

Welcome to this section and thanks for the company, it was getting lonely.

Maybe you could have a moderator merge your two threads, or not, it is up to you.

Bill

Quote:

Originally Posted by A-Merry-Can (Post 725034)
Hi all! I've started a new thread in the right section to track my (new to me) 54 liner. We're going to get it this weekend! (sorry about posting the original thread under sovereign. I won't make any more updates to that thread.

Here are the pics from the other post. More pics and info coming this weekend, hopefully!

JP

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...8&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...9&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...0&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...1&d=1248258713

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...2&d=1248258741

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...3&d=1248258741

https://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...4&d=1248258741


LJH 07-22-2009 03:16 PM

Man! That is so cool lookin! Now you need an equaly cool TV. Say a 1937 Studebaker Coupe Express pick up with a Cuminns drive train. Just a thought.

A-Merry-Can 07-23-2009 09:35 AM

ha! One thing at a time.... :D

Can't say I'm looking forward to polishing 29 feet of trailer, though. man, that's going to take forever!

JP

wkerfoot 07-23-2009 09:57 AM

Tail lights
 
Jason,

The lenses are available at Vintage Trailer Supply, in plastic. The rings and plates for the bulbs along with glass lenses are available on Ebay from time to time. They were used on many vintage trailers in the early 1950's

Bill

robandzoe 07-23-2009 10:01 AM

Good Luck
 
Good luck on the recovery! I look forward to following it.. I wish it was a 14.5" based tire setup.. you could join our Airstream Lowrider sub club...

Rob

Silverhobby 07-23-2009 10:16 AM

Hey JP, Congrats on finding your 13 panel Liner. I look forward to following this thread and seeing this trailer in the future.

soldiermedic 07-23-2009 10:29 AM

As I said in the other thread....I cannot wait to see what you do with this trailer. The footer is amazing, and with 11-12 more feet for your mind to run wild....we will all look forward to seeing what happens.

Steve


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