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Old 04-02-2006, 09:30 AM   #1
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This converted trailer is currently listed on ebay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Airst...27844164QQrdZ1
Can anyone tell what it used to be? It is listed as 22', but I think it might have lost a few feet in the conversion.
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Old 04-02-2006, 09:55 AM   #2
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The trailer looks like a late 1963 26' Overlander or longer Airstream. The 7 panel rear end with tail lights on the outer curved sections indicate is it a 1962 or 1963 California built Airstream. But the stove with oven door glass and the countertops & moulding were used beginning in late 1963 (and throughout 1964), so those tell us its a late 1963 Airstream. Its hard to gauge how much of the old trailer has been cut off forward of the galley, hence 26' or possibly longer. A classis "bread truck" Airstream before its time!
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Old 04-02-2006, 11:47 AM   #3
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I agree with Fred. Looks like soeone took my trailer's sister and grafted her onto a UPS truck...shameless.
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Old 04-02-2006, 11:55 AM   #4
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I see some of the modifications were done with pop rivets. I wonder how bad it leaks.
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Old 04-02-2006, 11:55 AM   #5
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Almost looks like an old school bus front end. Makes sense with the long frame but the double axel does not. Probably a delivery truck like described above.
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That is really, really tempting!
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