Information On Specific Vintage Trailer Brands
TIN CAN TOURISTS: http://www.tincantourists.com/
VINTAGE VAGABOND CLUB: http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/vintagevagabond/
VINTAGE AIRSTREAM CLUB: http://vintageairstreamclub.com/
THE VINTAGE TRAILER COLLECTION OF STEPHEN BUTCHER: http://www.funkyjunkfarms.com/steve/trailers/
THE WALLACE COLLECTION - 1953 Vagabond - http://www.thewallacecollection.net/html/1953_vagabond_35.html
THE SILVER ROCKETEER: British site featuring mostly Airstream, Spartan and Silver Streak coaches.
THE LONG, LONG, TRAILER - 1954 Classic Vintage Trailer cult film starring Lucielle Ball and Desi Arnez.
RETRO RETREATS - Vintage trailers available for events and corporate presentations. http://www.retro-retreats.com/
EARLY WHEEL - http://www.earlywheel.com/
STOCKTON WHEEL - http://www.stocktonwheel.com/
WHEEL VINTIQUES - http://www.wheelvintiques.com/
BIAS PLY WIDE-WHITE WALL TIRES
AXLES AND BRAKES
DEXTER AXLE - http://www.dexteraxle.com/
HADCO ENGINEERING - http://www.hadcoengineering.com/
WARNER ELECTRIC BRAKES -http://www.hadcoengineering.com
eTRAILER.COM - http://www.etrailer.com/
TRAILER PARTS SUPERSTORE - http://www.easternmarine.com/index.cfm
MISCELLANEOUS TRAILER PARTS
VINTAGE TRAILER SUPPLY - http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/
Largest selection of vintage trailer parts around, including reproduction door handles for early Spartans, lots of reproduction parts for Airstreams, Olympic Pop Rivets and tools, aluminim propane tanks that can be polished and more.
INLAND RV - http://www.inlandrv.com/
Vintage Airstream Parts.
IOWA BOYS - http://www.iowaboys.com/
Miscellaneous trailer parts.
RV DOCTOR GEORGE - http://www.rvdoctorgeorge.com/
Used Trailer Parts, including appliances, etc. from Airstreams.
AIRPARTS, INC. - http://www.airpartsinc.com/index.php
Best source for aircraft grade, 2024-T3 aluminum for skin repairs. Most vintage trailers use .032 guage, except Westcraft who uses .040 for the flat sections and .052 for the compound curve sections, thus adhering quite well to their motto of "The Quality Leader".
SPARTAN FRONT PLEXIGLAS WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP -
The weatherstripping for the curved Plexiglas front windows on the early1946 - 1953 models can be purchased through J.C. Whitney. After you click on the following link <J.C. Whitney >, put the item number 18548G into the "Search For" field box, hit enter and it will take you to a page with the correct type of weatherstripping. However, there are different sizes, so you then need to click on the Style Menu and scroll down to Style B, SKU# 1JA812465. Also, the '46 model Manors have square cut corners, so you will need to cut two angles into this style, at the those corners, for it to fit properly. It can take two to three people to re-install these windows, (having a third person inside is helpful) and keep plenty of soapy water on hand to make things easier. Be sure to install the weather stripping with the locking strip facing out, and with it out of it's channel, working it into the channel AFTER the windows themselves are in.
The later 1954-1958 models use a thicker rubber which can be purchased through this site <Intro Home Improvment> using the following item number AS1216. It's only sold in 50 ft. lengths, however, which is more than you'll need....though it's good for installing one solid piece with only one seam, instead of putting it in pieces and ending up with more than one seam. This type of weatherstrip also uses a removable locking strip which you'll need to purchase separately and which the site will automatically suggest for you upon check out.
PERFECT FIT - http://www.perfectfit.com/15594/156060/Glass-Run-Channels/Beaded-Channels.html
Window channel weatherstripping for SPARTANS through 1953.
RV MOBILE, INC. - http://www.rvmobile.com/
ALLIED TRAILER SUPPLY - http://www.alliedtrailersupply.com/
Miscellaneous trailer parts.
RV SALVAGE YARD DATABASE - http://www.rvbasics.com/techtips/rv-salvage-replacement-parts.html
POLISHING SUPPLIES AND HOW -TO INFO
PERFECT POLISH - http://www.perfectpolish.com/
Nuvite aircraft polish and supplies. Be sure to read their application guides.
AIRCRAFT POLISH.COM - http://www.aircraftpolish.com/AERO%20BUFF%20&%20SNAPPY.html
Snappy Clean automatic Pad Washer.
ALUMINUM PARTS DIE CASTING - http://www.kineticdiecasting.com/
TRIM-LOK RUBBER FABRICATORS - http://www.trimlok.com/trim_seal.aspx
DR. DECAL - http://www.drdecal.com/
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