1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

All the way from New Market, Ontario.
A "from the frame up" restoration. Watch as we completely restore this camper.

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1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Walls removed Down to the frame
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
This area of the frame to be removed

Wheels... I think we'll get new ones with nice white walls and moon caps

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Repainting axle, wheels and spring
New walls with new birch
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
New walls going up - New frame under floor Both side walls in place. Frame work going in - sanding window frames
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Out side birch walls going up Front couch frame in place - Notice white gimp in corners of walls
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
New vinyl floor installed and well boxes in place. (James, pretend like you're doing something while I take this picture). Closet in place and more framing has been installed

More outside walls and framing installed

1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Outside walls completed Dinette seat frame installed
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
View of new vintage white wall wheels and new wheel well cut out - This will allow easy changing of tires New tank rack and side wind jack
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Re-upholstered dinnette cushions - looks good with the flooring - Cool! All skin re-installed to body of Lil' Abe - we will now prep for paint
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Getting windows installed New propane tanks and wheels painted
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
New white wall tires Stripe added to sides and rear
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Name intalled to front and back The sofa was made to look similiar to 1957 Ford tow car
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Another photo of sofa area Dinette seating area very cool!
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Kitchen sink, back splash and notice the original lantern all shined up View from outside of Lil' Abe very cozy
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
These are decals that we reproduced from photos Exterior all completed
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project 1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Lil' Abe setting outside waiting for Mom and Dad Thumbs up Happy Camper
1957 Lil' Abe Camper - The Halladay Project
Heading home to Canada

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