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Old 12-29-2002, 08:26 AM   #1
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Where to buy a Service Manual for A/S 1979 Safari?

Does anyone know where to get/buy a service manual for the 1979 Safari (23 Ft.)? The Owner´s manual is not enough for me ...
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Old 12-29-2002, 08:55 AM   #2
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Greetings Hans!

The most reliable source of such maunuals is directly from Secretairal Services. The information below is quoted from the Vintage Airstream Club web site (public section). So far as I am aware the only two methods of contact are via regular mail or telephone - - I have never seen Secretarial Services referenced via e-mail or web address.

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You can get photocopies of owners manual (1964+) and service manuals (1972-1986) from:

Helen Davis Secretarial Services PO Box 484 Sidney, OH 45365 (937)492-8885

Prices are about $33 and $70 respectively. After 1986 the Owners Manuals included available service information
The other possibilitiy is to watch e-Bay. Generally, however, the price of an original manual will be more plus not all of the e-Bay vendors are willing to ship Internationally.

Good luck in your search for a manual.

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Old 12-29-2002, 09:17 AM   #3
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hi hans;
This time, i hope I can help you in your search; Me too I search the technical manual ( 240 pages ) for my airstream 71.
I've seen, when I was seaching my converter 220 50hz / 120 60hz, there was for sale, copies about models 1975 / 1976,
Even I 'm not an expert, i think the great lines are availables for airstreams with littlle differences in issue date or lenght. if you can find the exactly date for your A/S, certainly you can take the copy to begin works on it and understand the mechanism they use ;
So the site is from germany ( thank you Newstreamer )/

http://www.airstream.de/shop05_english.htm

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Old 12-29-2002, 06:09 PM   #4
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Manual for sale

I have a 1972 Airstream Service Manual which includes the following : 21, 23T & D, 25 T & D Land Yacht and 27 T & D, 29 T & D, 31 T & D International models. It is complete and in great shape. For some reason it was included in our motorhome when we purchased it.

It actually lists Airstream as a division of Beatrice Foods Co.

I haven't set a price for it but was thinking in the $20 range plus postage & insurance to mail. So I would take $25 - $30 total first come, first serve.
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hello is the manual still available?
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hello is the manual still available?
Service manuals are available from a few parts stocking dealers.

Service manuals are based on the year of production. All size trailers are in each manual.

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You can always order both the Owner's Manual and Service Manual online from the Airstream Store:

https://store.airstream.com/index.php?cPath=32

Just select the year you want and wait by your mail box!
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