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Old 05-21-2008, 04:05 PM   #1
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Huh?! What the heck???

While down in Cabo San Lucas this last week, we pulled off the road to Todas Santos at Cerritos Beach mile (km) marker 68 to check out a surf spot. Lo and behold there were TWO Airstreams there. The first was an apparently well loved mid-70's Overlander. The second we had noooo idea!

At first we thought it might be a second "Der Klein Prinz". So, what do you think is the deal with this one???

It was chopped in length, width & height!!! Talk about a total restoration - from what we could see, it was done pretty well (except for pop-rivets) for what it is. The front & back windows were former side windows, the door was shortened, the shell was split - it looked like it was mounted on a flat-bed trailer for the frame - but the overall integrity was kinda still intact. It was basically the two endcaps & the door - about 9 feet long. It was only about 7'+/- tall...the door was even shortened.

Sure wish we could have checked out the inside...not much more than a bed I would imagine. It's parked next to a bar which is close enough to "facilities" for an average surfer-dude that would call it home. Can't beat the view ~

If only it could talk ~ all I know is it isn't a 1960 Ambassador any longer!

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Old 05-21-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
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I would have to say very cool...
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Old 05-22-2008, 08:10 AM   #3
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Pretty cool Shari....too bad you couldn't have brought it home with you.

How did you guys do on gas mileage/cost?
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How did you guys do on gas mileage/cost?
We flew...no trailer on this trip ~

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Shari,
This is the same trailer. The palapa roof taco joint is now a full service bar/restaurant and there are 2 large hotels going up next door.
I will try to get pics of the inside in the next few days.
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