Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-26-2014, 06:42 AM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
Yes! It's done!

I was looking for a 310 in the States and I found an Excella 280 in France...A little bit more easy for me
It came from the Missouri to France in May (if the last owner knows him)
A lot of new parts, a good big block of 16000 miles, new gear box too....what else ( Georges )
How many Classics in France ? in Europe ?...5, 10, 15, no more...
__________________

__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 08:35 AM   #2
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
I have a question...What does the "big number" in red means ??????
__________________

__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 08:50 AM   #3
Site Team
 
Aage's Avatar
 
1974 31' Sovereign
Ottawa , ON
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 11,204
Images: 25
Congratulations on your find! Quelle chance!

The numbers are a previous owner's membership number in the WBCCI. That is the Wally Byam Caravan Club International, a club based in the US that was originally started by the man who created Airstream, to encourage travelling in your Airstream.

Google them, you will see there is lots on the web about them. They also have some forums which are hosted on this site.

Enjoy your new to you MoHo!
__________________
“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
...John Wayne...........................
Aage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 08:52 AM   #4
Rivet Master
 
ALANSD's Avatar

 
1966 26' Overlander
Woodstock , Georgia
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 8,462
I had a 280, its a wonderful model. Enjoy!
__________________
1966 Overlander
AIR #005
Please visit our blogs and web pages:
OUR AIRSTREAM PASSION! BLOG
RESTORING AN AIRSTREAM
Our AIRSTREAM and TIN CAN TOURIST Rallys
ALANSD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 09:26 AM   #5
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
Ok Aage. Thank's. Yes, ALANSD, 280 is the right model...for europa

My Excella has not awning. Is it possible to find this part ? Do you know a dealer ? Airstream Europe don't have any accessory for Classics !
__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 01:33 PM   #6
Rivet Master
 
Waipio Rim's Avatar
 
1984 31' Airstream310
Honokaa , Hawaii
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 667
Congratulations, and enjoy the 280!
I believe that the only awning that will fit the curved side of an airstream is made by Zipdee, Awnings By Zip Dee
We lost our big awning to heavy winds a few years ago. After pricing a new replacement, I am hoping to run across an old Airstream trailer with a big awning that will fit.
__________________
Waipio Rim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 01:50 PM   #7
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
Yes but in europe "old airstream trailer "doesn't exist !Only beautiful restored I don't know if I can contact directly ZipDee ...
__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2014, 07:46 PM   #8
Rivet Master
 
1982 28' Airstream 280
Redwood City , California
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 1,735
Hello bigbidule! I have an '82 280 (in the US). I would love to see some interior photos. Post some if you can!
__________________
dadstoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2014, 12:13 AM   #9
Rivet Master
 
Waipio Rim's Avatar
 
1984 31' Airstream310
Honokaa , Hawaii
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 667
[QUOTE= I don't know if I can contact directly ZipDee ...[/QUOTE]

This should be a link to the Zipdee website: Awnings By Zip Dee

On the "For your RV" page of the website, they say that they ship all over the world....
__________________
Waipio Rim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2014, 12:49 AM   #10
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
Quote:
Originally Posted by dadstoy View Post
Hello bigbidule! I have an '82 280 (in the US). I would love to see some interior photos. Post some if you can!
Idon't know why it doesn't run...I can't post any pic (?)
__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2014, 01:47 AM   #11
Rivet Master
 
Msmoto's Avatar

 
2015 30' International
2009 27' FB International
2007 25' Safari
Greensboro , North Carolina
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1,502
Images: 135
To post a photo, one method is to post to Flickr, then find the BB Code, copy, and paste that I your post.


Ms Tommie Lauer
Greensboro, NC
2015 Serenity 30 RB / 2008 Dodge Cummins 4 X 4
WBCCI #4165 AIR #31871
__________________
Happy trails and Good Luck
Ms Tommie Fantine Lauer, Greensboro, NC
AIR #31871 WBAC #4165 K4MTL

www.fantinesvoice.com
Msmoto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2014, 10:47 AM   #12
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
small pic ...
__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2014, 10:54 AM   #13
Rivet Master
 
m.hony's Avatar
 
2013 30' Classic
Greenwood , Mississippi
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 11,828
You can contact Zip Dee directly. Go to their website and look for a phone number. There is no automated system, only real people to answer the phone.
__________________
2013 Classic 30 Limited
2007 Silver Toyota Tundra Crew Max Limited 5.7 iForce
2006 Vivid Black Harley-Davidson Road King Classic
1999 Black Nissan Pathfinder LE
TAC #MS-10
WBCCI #1811, Region 6, Unit 56
Airforums #70955
m.hony is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2014, 01:22 AM   #14
2 Rivet Member
 
bigbidule's Avatar
 
1981 28' Airstream 280
Lisle sur Tarn , France
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 89
Thank you, m.hony, I have contacted Zip Dee directly. Very, very sympathic and professional . They quote me for a complete awning system for my Excella. ($2200 !) Now I have to know what about the shipping because ZD doesn't ship themselves...
__________________

__________________
bigbidule is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Household chemicals Yes, yes or No, No? thecatsandi On The Road... 3 03-27-2006 08:01 PM
Yes, We Got A New Buddy Chaplain Kent The Pet Forum 20 02-20-2006 11:25 PM
Rear bath models....yes or no? chumleys_mom General Interior Topics 5 07-05-2004 07:12 PM
Mudflaps--yes or no ? Kistler Our Community 8 07-11-2003 07:07 AM
Sheet, yes! Don in E Texas Our Community 0 07-06-2003 06:07 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

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