The old GMC mohos were a cool idea, and actually share a lot of Airstream design cues. The low floor, semi-rounded shape, and front end profile are all similar to an AS. I've been involved in a complete drivetrain rebuild on one, and the Toronado drivetrain was actually its fatal flaw. The Toronado wheel bearing setup doesn't handle the weight of the big moho very well, and they wear out quickly. It's also absolutely miserable to drive in low traction situations. However, on dry pavement, the low center of gravity makes it handle more like a full-size van than a motor home. The ride from the airbag rear suspension is also smooth as silk. It's unfortunate that GM killed it off after the first generation were built. Would be interesting to see where the engineers would have taken it after working out the known problems that they had.
Unrestored 1969 25' Tradewind
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1997 Chevy C3500 Crew Cab Dually 6.5L Turbo Diesel