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Old 05-20-2013, 12:44 PM   #1
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I have heard a lot of different veiws on exporting an Airstream to Europe, Axle loads, hitches are different, transformers to step down the voltage over there. Has anyone tried it? I would love any feed back on the idea. Thanks Pat
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Hi, Yes i did,
What do you need to know ?

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Hi Tim
The hitch size is different, I hear on the smaller trailers from the 60's you need a higher load rated axle, are the turn lights a different color? would a step down transformer do the trick as most of Europe runs on 220 volt. and the waste system, I was told European use some kind of cartridge system. Any help would be appreciated. Pat
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Are you in UK ?
On the hitch different ball sizes are available in uk,
most 4x4's in uk will pull up to 27ft and the older the trailer the lighter it will be.
on the 220v a good stepdown transformer will do the job with a consumer unit, but not a builders yellow type
on the waste, most european trailers use cassette toilets, and grey waste into a "waste hog" which are a about 40ltrs,
on my overlander i still use the main fresh water tank though.

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