Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-17-2009, 12:36 AM   #1
Gutting and Rebuilding
1980 28' Excella II
Currently Looking...
Kelowna , British Columbia
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 9
Please help decode

I was told when I bought it that it was a 34' Airstream Excella. It seems to measure 27' inside tip to tail. Can anyone decode this VIN for me?


Kevin Lawrence
Spreading The Love Of Dog

factotum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2009, 05:56 AM   #2
Rivet Master
SteveH's Avatar
2005 39' Land Yacht 390 XL 396
Common Sense , Texas
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 5,282
That VIN number is not consistent with the chart that I got somewhere on line, but I can tell you for sure if it has three axles, it's a 34 footer. However, a 30-31 footer would measure about 27' inside, and have two axles. Hope this is of some help.

SteveH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2009, 06:06 AM   #3
Site Team
azflycaster's Avatar
1975 25' Tradewind
Dewey , Arizona
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 12,036
Images: 62
Blog Entries: 1
2 - Not sure about the first digit, E=Excella I=International L=Landyacht
31 - 31 feet
B - Mid bath / double bed
0 - 1980
J - Ohio
1187 -Sequential serial number

Steve is correct about the number of axles. BTW, I don't think Airstream has a 34' trailer in that era.


WBCCI President 2016-2017
azflycaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2009, 06:27 AM   #4
Rivet Master<br><img src="/ugala/forums/images/5rivet.gif">
CanoeStream's Avatar

2006 25' Safari FB SE
St. Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 13,279
Images: 19
Blog Entries: 3
I'm not sure I recognize that either. It looks something like a pre-1980 VIN. Check post #9 in this thread for format -

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote

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
'76 Argosy VIN decode realpank Argosy Motorhomes 7 07-18-2008 08:50 PM
Newbie trying to decode Serial Number: HELP, please? rocklobster Member Introductions 4 08-06-2007 08:09 AM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

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