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Old 02-02-2006, 11:39 AM   #15
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We bought a 1997 B 190 last August 2005, with 67,000 miles on. Spent lots $$$$ replacing brakes, wheels, alignment, bushings, hoses, belts, tires, plastic grill, new soft interior goods, micorwave, TV,etc. It is eqipped with the Triton V-10 Ford engine. Travelling to California last November from Denver on the Interstates 25 and 40 nd 15, speeding along around 65 to 70 mph, we will call it 11 mpg. With the a 16 ft Bambi quickSilver behind driving on rolling foothill geography of the front range of Colorado, it was not too spunky up hills, and mileage was a guess of 5-7 mpg. Power was just Ohh-kay with the Bambi entow.
Anything smaller than the 460, you would be very sorry. I weighed our B-van with full water and fuel and it weighed in at 8,220.
They are not light.
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Old 02-02-2006, 12:39 PM   #16
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If you come across any with the V10, 2000 models and newer had a 310 hp motor as opposed to the 265 hp in the 1997-1999 models. As the previous post said, the performance on the earlier models would just be "ok" at best. The newer model was a much better performer.
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Old 04-23-2006, 03:40 PM   #17
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If you come across any with the V10, 2000 models and newer had a 310 hp motor as opposed to the 265 hp in the 1997-1999 models. As the previous post said, the performance on the earlier models would just be "ok" at best. The newer model was a much better performer.
I thought I read that A/S stopped making the B190 in 1999. Do know of later models?

edit: Although that information (production ending in 1999) is widespread, I have seen a 2000 model listed for sale here. Anyone have other information?

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Old 08-26-2015, 11:46 PM   #18
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Sharon,
There is a B-190 group on Yahoo groups, if you go to the groups home page and do a search for B190 or Airstream you should find it.

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I have a 1978 Excella 500 that I need a Service Manual and any other Manuals available to care for her.
I've recently retired and now want to hit the off roads.
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I think I have located a 1992 Airstream 190 b. That's why I was on this forum.
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I thought I read that A/S stopped making the B190 in 1999. Do know of later models?
That's not unusual. I bought a 2012 model Interstate in December 2011 and a 2013 Honda in December of 2012, so a 2000 B-190 could have been built in 1999.
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TxFarmGirl: Welcome to the Airforums.

Here's some links:

https://store.airstream.com/product/...owner-manuals/

Airstream Manual 1978

Might try ebay also. Also try the trailer section of the forum.
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