Reno Rescue

Vintage 1936 Plywood Caravan Restoration – Ol’ 36

Vintage caravan enthusiasts Bob and Yvonne Kerr have restored a number of beauties over the years. Their latest caravan, a rare and mysterious jewel from the 1930s, has proved to be the most interesting reno rescue of all.   Where did you ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Vintage Glen Caravan Restored

Is this the last surviving Glen caravan? Hobart couple Genevieve Lilley and Kingsley Wallman were behind the restoration of a rare Glen caravan built in 1941.  Genevieve tells the story of how they saved this remarkable van; once owned by a ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Vintage 1960s Plywood Caravan Restoration

Owned and restored by the Bass Family, there’s nothing else quite like ‘Lannie’. Miranda and Dave Bass are lovers of the 50s and 60s, the music, the fashion, the cars… and they were looking for something to tow behind their classic Chevy. ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1973 Ambassador

A battered 1970s Viscount get’s a radical 21st century makeover Hugh and Belinda Williams are the owners of Lifestyle Caravans at Ulverstone in northern Tasmania and they love caravans, especially old Viscounts. When Hugh acquired a ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1950s Rowvan

South Australian couple John and Chris Hunter take on the restoration of a 1950s Rowvan known as "Mrs Bean". How did you come to buy it? Four years ago we ago we fully restored a 1956 Wayfarer 12ft timber caravan. The restoration was very ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1978 Viscount Supreme

Karen Needham is a married mother of two originally from New Zealand who moved to Port Macquarie NSW following the Christchurch earthquake in 2011. She regretted having to leave behind an 1973 Oxford Deluxe classic caravan she’d restored back ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1970s Franklin

Kaja Andersen and James Sundermann had an ambitious plan to convert a caravan into a mobile bar. But there was one problem… they didn’t actually own a caravan. So began their quest for the perfect vehicle. By chance they came across an eBay ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1979 Millard 15′

ANDREW GILLAN always wanted to restore a classic Millard and grabbed the opportunity when it came his way. Where did you find your van and how did you come to own it? After owning a 1970’s Millard over 10 years ago, I’d grown to like that ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1968 Viscount Duralvan

To celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Paul and Gloria decided to lash out on a classic caravan. Viki, as they affectionately named her, was looking a little worse for wear when they found her... but it didn't take long to bring her back to ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Reno Rescue: 1962 VW Microbus

Are you sure that’s been renovated? TIM ELLIOTT is one of a growing number of VW Kombi owners who aspire to keep their renovated vehicle looking as original as possible. He shares his renovation with us, and explains the reasoning behind his ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017