Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-18-2002, 09:08 AM   #1
New Member
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 1
Question 1985 34.5 Airstream Motorhome

Does anyone know where I can go to find values on a 1985 34.5 Airstream Motorhome? I have located one in excellent shape but I can't find out how much to offer.

rkmartin18 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2002, 03:49 PM   #2
Rivet Master
ALANSD's Avatar

1966 26' Overlander
Woodstock , Georgia
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 8,076
NADA has RV values, available in their Used Car(rv) Guide book, you might have to go to a dealer to see one- the web site goes back to 1986, so you can get a general idea there. I would suggest knock off 1000-1500 for the year model, but the added equipment (like banks power pack, exhaust brake, gear vendors transmission,etc.) can add much to the value. Also mileage is a big factor in value for the book. Check this site-

Also the RVTRADERONLINE site can run average values for those in their data base.
Third idea- some of the guys here that own the same model could give you a general idea if you have an ACCURATE description of condition. I have seen ranges from 10,000- 39,000 for the 345, all dependent on condition, and market awareness by the seller.Most in the 22000 and up range if nice.

ALANSD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2002, 04:31 PM   #3
Rivet Master
Commercial Member
ViewRVs's Avatar
1977 20' Argosy 20
Charleston , West Virginia
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 1,216
Images: 9
Send a message via Yahoo to ViewRVs
Depending on condition, $18,000-$28,000. I would stay in the low 20's. I would only go mid-upper 20's if it's in really good shape and you just love it. Make sure to budget for a trip to Mystic Springs (Pensacola, FL) in April of 2003!

Keep a fix-up fund. These units (RV's) ALWAYS will need something.

Since it is now over 15 years, NADA doesn't list it and you probably can't get a loan anywhere. The fact that only cash buyers can buy it limits the pool and lowers the value. You could use the 1986 model as a guide. Most of these units were made loaded with just about every option. The rear queen (east-west) is popular but I like the corner double (more storage).

Condition is key! Tires, engine, skin, appliances, interior.

I love my 1985 345 some much I'm selling the house and buying a smaller one so I can keep the 345!
Fred H.
1977 Argosy 20' Motorhome
Fred's Airstream Archives @
ViewRVs is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Longest Trip in a Classic AIRSTREAM Motorhome winner Airstream Motorhome Forums 17 01-26-2005 08:11 PM
airstream! airstream! airstream! 83Excella Our Community 0 03-23-2002 10:37 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:48 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.