Streamline Aluminum Trailers: Restoration & Modification does what has never been done extensively before. It puts the streamline aluminum trailer restoration process in the hands of the owner. We’re talking about repair and management of trailing bumpers and tongues. We’re putting on the table a go-to-school read for flooring, chassis, exterior and interior skin, insulation, doorjamb refabrication, electrical elements, plumbing and polishing. And every project, broken down in simple English for the layman, is a comprehensive A-to-B workshop with visual guides that will keep you on track.
Expect this streamline aluminum trailer restoration guide to make what might seem a difficult consignment a possibility even in the most inexperienced hands. The flooring chapter alone covers material choices, plywood templating, subfloor installation and how to salvage existing wood. You’ll learn exactly why templating is so important, how to compress plywood sufficiently, and replace subfloors without shifting support and stressing the trailer body, There are details on the Marmoleum floor, unique to the Nissan camper van, and the minor project adjustments that separate it from other vehicles.
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Trailer owners take as much pride in the beauty of their vehicles as the guy behind the wheel of a Lambo. Trailer aficionados love the iconic appearance and shape of their trailer bodies and have done so for the almost 100 years these getaway vacation cribs have been on the road. A well-designed set of streamline aluminum trailer restoration procedures will be of great use to every owner that wants to shine on campgrounds or know that their trailer is both beautifully and structurally sound for all their adventures.
Trust that Streamline Aluminum Trailers: Restoration & Modification more than fits the bill here.
About the Author
An outdoor enthusiast in every sense of the word, author Daniel Hall easily became enamored of vintage campers in all shapes, sizes and appearances. Despite traversing deserts and mountains and exploring forests, his restoration career actually began with boats before moving into the realm of Alaskan Campers. His first camper restoration took place in 2011. This book encompasses his history with aluminum trailers, much of it culled from experiences at a restoration specialty shop in Salt Lake City where he was involved in over 50 camper restorations.
Subject: Streamline Aluminum Trailers: Restoration & Modification - How-To Guide
. ISBN-10: 1613257163 | ISBN-13: 9781613257166 | CarTech Books SA344P