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Old 10-07-2016, 04:23 PM   #1
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1973 Ambassador exterior has been painted.

My 1973 Ambassador has had the exterior painted and I'm wondering how that impacts the value. It is mostly original with new vinyl foods and everything works.


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Old 10-17-2016, 02:49 PM   #2
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My 1973 Ambassador has had the exterior painted and I'm wondering how that impacts the value. It is mostly original with new vinyl foods and everything works.
Is it painted in the regular rectangle spot on the roof or more? White?
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:58 PM   #3
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The entire trailer is painted silver. I didn't realize it when I bought it. I've since repainted a few sections on the front. It looks like an airstream, but not shined.Click image for larger version

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Not sure why they painted it originally but maybe they were trying to hide some imperfections.

It looks like an Airstream because it is one. 😉
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I don't know why it was painted. Any input on how it effects the value?


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Kinda just thinking it thru but.....some folks will be bothered by that because they might be purists, they may wonder why it was painted, they wonder about upkeep or stripping all that paint off.

Others may not care, some may not even notice.

For resale I would think it would have an impact but how much who knows until you try to sell and get some actual feedback.
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