October 2011

A New Bathroom Takes Shape

by ARC on October 31, 2011

Airstream BathroomIn the workshop today: A new bathrom takes shape in one of our client’s Airstreams.

Airstream Bathroom

Airstream Bathroom

Airstream Bathroom

Airstream Window Restoration

by ARC on October 28, 2011

Airstream Window Restoration

In the workshop today: Some Airstream windows are being restored. Each window is fully restored – this is time consuming work!

Airstream Window Restoration

Dave at Work

26 October 2011

In the workshop today: Here’s one of our carpenters, Dave working on a 30ft Airstream showing the care and attention to detail that goes into all our conversions.

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New Panel and Window for the Whaletail

25 October 2011

Here a new panel and new original window are being fitted to an Airstream Overlander Whaletail. Above is a before picture – and below is the after. The workshop now has a phone number so that customers can check whether a vintage part is in stock: ARC Airstream workshop: 01823 254242 We are also in [...]

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Dent Removal and Panel Repairs

24 October 2011

Here at ARC we have a new dent removal system. Here you can see Will (above) stretching out the Aluminium before completing the rest of the process. An original panel is removed before a new one is fitted.

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Retro Restoration

20 October 2011

Here are a few more pics of our recently completed Retro restoration for a famous author and comedian. He needed a home-from-home when appearing at events and festivals – and nothing says style and comfort more than an Airstream that has been lovingly restored by American Retro Caravans. You might remember us blogging about this [...]

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Interior Taking Shape

19 October 2011

The interior of this 30ft Airstream is beginning to take shape. A conversation with our client Doug Hamilton from the Wham Agency about his Airstream. We always keep our clients are kept well informed with regular emails, phone calls and photos of work in progress.

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Cafe Airstream – Ready for Work

17 October 2011

Here’s a couple of pics of ‘Cafe Airstream’ – now finished and signwritten and ready to work. The Airstream’s owners Dom and Alan recently won several prizes at the Great Taste Awards with their Cheese Cake, Buxton Pudding and Bara Birth. They are now in the process of setting up a website and you can [...]

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Very Original Whaletail

14 October 2011

In the workshop today: These pictures are of another of our current projects – to renovate an Airstream Whaletail. As you can see the chassis was in really good condition and the client would like to keep the original overhead cupboards.

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Pre-Renovation shots

12 October 2011

Here are some pre-renovation shots of an Airstream that we are working on for Chris Morrison. Chris owns CMO management and has been in the music industry for over 30 years. We found this 27ft Airstream in excellent condition and imported it ready for a luxury conversion. Watch this space to see how it progresses!

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