Resurrection of Lilly (1962 Friendship Vacationaire)

Just bought a Friendship Vacationaire (1962).. Am resurrecting her to the glory of her original self.. Just started since the weather in Colorado at 9000ft has been a little chilly.. :)  Started on the inside and removing all the water damage and rotted floor (working from rear to front of trailer... Join me on my journey and enjoy...

Water tank - guessing around 10-15 Gallons.. Floor underneath is rotted

Removed floor -

Water damage inside - removing it all and putting in new veneer..

Today 3-16 I added new subfloor.. Rewired lights so wiring is inside the trailer, and re-did the ribs and framing for the vent... Looks great!!

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Comment by Mark Leibelt on May 15, 2016 at 11:24am

I like what you have done...I just got a Vacationaire and the "resurrection"  is about to begain...Its a 61 to 63 don't know the exact year yet...I live in Friendship WI what they were built...I am working with the family to see if they have any more info about these trailers...THX and would love to gab some day...Friend request has been sent...

Comment by Sara Glasgow on June 25, 2014 at 9:27am
Comment by JoDee West on April 14, 2014 at 10:40am
I'm looking forward to following your blog. I own a 1965 Aristocrat trailer that I started working on last fall.
Comment by Pat Daly on March 14, 2014 at 2:06pm
Wonderful vintage travel trailer blog and photos. We'll follow along! Thanks for sharing!!



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