SOLD: 1963 Airstream Tradewind - Complete Restoration



Beautiful custom restoration 1963 Airstream Tradewind offered well below 2019 Certified Appraised Value of $56,500

Make Airstream
Year 1963
Model Tradewind
Length 24 Feet
Custom features: Frame off restoration, Major revision to floor plan to provide center bath, walk-around double bed.

Serial number 243D129

Complete Interior and exterior photos :

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Renogy solar system with 20 amp mppt controller, 2 x 100watt fixed panels and a 1000 watt pure sine wave inverter.

Restoration Notes:

*Several of the panels were replaced during the restoration.

*All of the belly pan was replaced.

*To address damage from a tire failure the street side wheel area was repaired with new aluminum and buck rivets.

*New clearance and tail lights, new break away and 7 wire plugs

  • New wheel bearings New with axle replacement. Recently repacked wheel bearings and replaced seals.

  • New window and door seals Window frames removed from trailer and restored with new gaskets and seals. All cranks are present and operable.

  • Door came open while driving and frame cracked. I disassembled the door and repaired the crack with a buck riveted splice, but there is a slight deformity in the curvature of the door.

  • New window screens

  • Removal of all old interior All replaced with maple frames and birch plywood, with some cherry trim.

  • New decking (sub floor) - All of the floor deck was replaced with marine grade plywood attached with elevator bolts.

  • Out-riggers and ladder frame replaced or repaired as necessary.

  • No insulation used under subfloor. Double Reflectix installed in the walls.

  • New valves on waste tanks

  • Original restored floor treatment was a single sheet of linoleum before cabinetry. Printing on the plywood underneath was bleeding through causing red shadows. Installed premium water proof vinyl planks.

  • Tub, toilet and shower area Wet bath – all new.

  • New PEX water plumbing PEX was used on supply side. ABS used on waste side.

  • All plumbing and faucets are new.

  • New water pump.

  • New water heater New 6 gal. electronic spark ignition water heater.

  • New furnace duct work.

  • Refurbished Atwood Hydro Flame furnace.

  • All new LP lines, regulator and two polished 30 lb. aluminum tanks. Tanks will be due for recertification in 2020.

  • New interior walls All new aluminum skins on interior walls.

  • Sprayed with automobile grade etching primer. Top coat is latex

  • New refrigerator during restoration.

  • New microwave Replaced during restoration.

  • New TV 22 inch installed during restoration.

  • New sinks bath and kitchen with new faucets.

  • New 110v outlets and switches.

  • New breaker box and breakers,

  • Battery Two series 24 AGM batteries new this year.

  • New 12v wiring and switches

  • New Progressive Wizard Intelli-charger/converter.

  • All interior lights New – mostly incandescent

  • New couch cushions and upholstery Double leather recliner loveseat.

  • New Countertops Laminate with cherry trim.

  • New Custom-made curtains and hangers

  • New Awning Period correct string and pole awning.

  • Polished exterior skins

  • Wheels and tires Vintage wheels sand blasted and powder coated.

  • Dog bowl hubcaps with good chrome.

  • Tires are Maxxis load range E trailer tires. Date code 2016. One spare correct wheel, tire and hubcap included.

  • Air conditioner Dometic Penguin 13,500 BTU ceiling control.

  • Fantastic Fan New with restoration, ceiling control.

  • Shore Power Marinco marine style 30 amp AC.

Length: 24
Manufacturer: Airstream
Model: Tradewind
Style: Travel Trailer
Condition - Select all that apply:
Partial Restoration
Full Restoration
Ready to Camp
Listing created Aug 10, 2020

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