The Vintage Camper Trailers Magazine

Restored Oasis F16--Off Grid Ready!

Pacifica, CA
United States



It's all about the details in this beautiful 16-foot (tongue length) self-contained (bathroom but no shower) Oasis F-16 travel trailer. Trailer has been reskinned with framing repaired as needed. It includes many upgrades.

o Genuine original ash wood paneling (not laminate)
o No soft spots in floors
o New hinges and latches on all cabinets from Vintage Trailer Supply with separately sourced reproduction brass screws
o New matching custom curtains throughout with slight fading in some sun-exposed spots
o New foam and custom upholstery on gaucho, bunk and dinette cushions
o 12v dual-speed fan
o Original laminate gold-fleck countertops and backsplashes in galley; original weathered woodgrain laminate at dinette

o Framing repaired and replaced as necessary and new skins cut and mounted all around by Sierra Trailer Restorations
o All windows resealed and leak-free
o Characteristic Oasis Trailer scalloped “wave/bowtie” graphics reproduced professionally with industrial-grade grey paint and outlined with hand-applied pinstriping
o Frame underneath trailer painted with POR-15
o Telescoping stabilizers at rear; extra-long scissor jacks at front
o Ram 3,500-pound electric A-frame tongue jack with light
o Original tail lights upgraded with LED bulbs
o Beehive side marker lights from Vintage Trailer Supply with LED bulbs
o Custom fabricated UV-blocking front window rock guard/shade
o Hand painted true-color recreations of Oasis Trailers logo at front and back, as original
o Original electric brakes serviced regularly rewired to fresh backup battery at trailer tongue
o Newer bearings serviced regularly
o Custom painted 15-inch rims with stainless period-correct center caps from Vintage Trailer Supply
o Karrier Load Star tires, load range D, date stamped “1923;” newer spare tire and rim mounted on rack at back
o Mount-n-Lock Heavy-Haul’r 4-inch aluminum bumper
o Rare original steel California black license plate
o Custom color-matched Sunbrella period correct rope-and-pole awning by Mardi’s Awnings included

o Dometic 310 high profile toilet on new closet flange
o Original black tank removed, cleaned, inspected, repaired as necessary and remounted
o Custom grey tank installed just rear of axle with venting and drains integrated with existing systems
o Refinished original corner fiberglass bathroom sink with new faucet
o Original dusty pink porcelain galley sink with new Kingston Brass Works faucet and matching in-counter soap dispenser
o Added external quick-connect propane connection for firepit or grill
o Dual 20-pound propane tanks certified and stamped “03/21” with stainless braided high-pressure hoses and Cavagna two-stage automatic changeover regulator
o Falk 2703 wall-mounted brass propane lamp
o Stiebel Eltron 2.4kW on-demand automatic electric water heater plumbed to hot side of galley sink (no water heater on bathroom sink)
o 20-gallon polyethylene fresh water holding tank with polished fill spout
o Seaflow 3.0 GPM self-priming, on-demand water pump and accumulator plumbed with PEX tubing on fresh water tank
o Included 2x linkable RhinoEXTREME 10-foot sewer hoses with necessary sewer connections, elbow, tools, gloves and cleanout hose
o Included Camco EvoFlex 25-foot fresh water hose and Camco TastePURE filter

o Original coppertone Magic Chef oven/stove unit
o Dometic High Efficiency 11,000btu Penguin II air-conditioner with heat strip upgrade and integrated, hidden condensation drain to underside of trailer
o Norcold N305.3 2.7 cubic foot 3-way (12v, propane, 110v) refrigerator with integrated freezer
o Propex HS2211 stainless energy-efficient, space-saving 6,500 btu propane forced air heater mounted underneath trailer, controlled by wall-mounted digital thermostat
• A/V and Tech
o Hardwired GL.iNet GL-A1300 VPN router for secure campground WiFi and hotspot use
o Integrated 12v-powered ceiling-mounted Apple HomePod Mini
o Pyle 15.6-inch 1080p LED television with DVD player and mini soundbar on Mount-It swing-arm locking RV mount, powered by 12v circuits, easily dismounted and unplugged for mobile/outdoor use
o Wired for campground cable (no onboard television antenna)
o Integrated Apple TV converted internally for 12v power
o WeBoost Drive Reach RV cell phone booster with omnidirectional extended outdoor and indoor antennas wired through lighted power switch in hidden control panel under dinette
o AP Products Tank Check wireless Bluetooth LP sensors on both propane tanks with battery-powered monitor in hidden control panel in galley
o Garnet SeeLevel Bluetooth voltage and holding tank monitor (fresh, black and grey tanks) with integrated fresh water pump switch and audible alarms wired with lighted kill switch in hidden control panel in galley

o Replaced main 100-amp breaker panel, every circuit AFCI protected and “wet” circuits additionally GFCI-protected
o Marinco 316 stainless 30-amp 110v power connection with matching quick connect, sealed 25-foot power cable with 20-amp and 50-amp adapters
o Inline hardwired Hughes Autoformers Power WatchDog Smart Bluetooth Surge Protector with EPO protective auto power shutoff, easily serviceable with included spare replacement surge protection unit
o Rebuilt original 110v lamps with LED bulbs throughout
o Original 12v lamps restored with new lenses and retrofitted with integrated red LED night lights
o 100ah Battle Born LiFePO4 deep cycle battery with prepared matching mount and wiring for one more similar battery
o Complete, custom-designed, integrated and tuned Bluetooth-controlled 12v charging and solar power system, including:
 2x Renogy 175-Watt flexible solar panels mounted on roof with integrated wiring under trailer skins
 Victron SmartSolar 100v, 30-amp MPPT solar charge controller
 Victron Blue Smart IP22 30-amp 120v battery charger with separate lighted power switch
 Victron Orion TR 18-amp 220 Watt DC-DC charger wired to trailer harness
 Victron 250VA 120V AC pure sine wave inverter with routed to 3-prong outlets under dinette, VE.Direct smart dongle, and control panel mounted in hidden control panel under dinette
 Victron BMV-712 smart battery monitor mounted in hidden control panel under dinette with auto low-charge alarmed disconnect for non-critical systems
 Blue Sea Systems 12v fuse panel
 Complete wiring diagram
 Robust, properly sized, and easily serviceable fuses, breakers, and relays

o Ceiling-mounted First Alert combination smoke and carbon monoxide detector
o Wall-mounted Amerex 2.5-pound class A/B/C dry chemical fire extinguisher
o Atwood 12v-powered, low-mounted RV combined carbon-monoxide/propane detector
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