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Old 12-11-2014, 06:30 PM   #1
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Question Need info on a 1986 345 Airstream

Need info on a 1986 345 Airstream and was curious what they might be worth? It has to be really rare, but not 100% sure.

Anyone know what type of drive train?

Pros, Cons and issues, reliability?

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Old 12-11-2014, 07:36 PM   #2
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The 345 is not so rare, however diesel versions can be far and few between. Usually powered by a 454, Isuzu turbo diesel or in some cases a Cummins.

The price range is all over the map, $8,000- $10,000 for so-so coaches and high milers, to 30+ large for very decent units. Diesels add usually a 5G premium over a gasser.

These coaches can be labour intensive as they're approaching 30+ years so spending a little more money to get a coach in good condition can reap benefits later on.

There are two camps on the tag axle.

Camp 1 likes the look of the tag and insists the tag adds extra stability on highways.

Camp 2 doesn't like the look of the tag, doesn't have to try and find non existant parts for the tag axle; the extra complexity and also the extra weight which can be as high as 3000 lbs for an extra 3-4' for living space. An extra $600.00 for two extra tires doesn't help either.


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Old 12-11-2014, 08:33 PM   #3
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