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Old 09-28-2010, 01:14 PM   #1
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I attended a very fine TAC rally put on by the Metro Detoit folks and organized and directed by Draggin Wagon and his wife. He showed me his latest acquisition that had a compaison road test of 4 1969 tow vehicles in the paper work that came with the camper. Here is the Airstream Grand Prix if you are interested:

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Old 09-28-2010, 02:13 PM   #2
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Thanks for the link, T-Dan, it was very interesting. Ah, the good ol'days $4,000 Hemi Roadrunners. LJH

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Did you notice that the road testers actually towed the Airstreams off road and the trailers took the abuse quite well. This amounted to a test of the Airstream trailers in an emergency situation. I was quite impressed.

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Love the picture under the Champion Spark Plug bridge on the back straight of Riverside International Raceway.

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Thanks Dan, Great article. Being a potential Air Stream owner is certainly answered my question about towing stability. Hahaha

The other thing I realized was that it wasn't just my faulty memory. People really were crazy back in the 60's.
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