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Old 10-17-2018, 12:16 AM   #1
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1983 Airstream 310 31 - California

Title: 1983 Airstream 310 31 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

Up for sale is a 1982/3 (1982 chassis with 1983 body) Airstream 310.

Not long after purchasing it last year the water pump failed causing the engine to overheat and has been parked since. I began to swap in a Cummins 6bta and Allison 6 speed, but after starting the teardown and collecting most of the parts my priorities changed.

Price is $17,500 for everything or $13,000 for just the Airstream. I'd prefer to sell everything together to someone who will finish the conversion, though I would be open to selling just the vehicle, or any combination thereof. I've included all the information I can think of to be as transparent as possible, please read it before responding.

It will need to be towed which will be the responsibility of the buyer.


Current Condition

-While it's not perfect, overall the motorhome is in solid "unmolested" shape, not hacked up by lazy mechanics or unskilled DIYers.
-Currently the grill, bumper, and radiator are removed
-The body is good overall but has various minor dents and scratches, the most noticeable being on the rear cap (See pictures)
-The banana wraps are all showing their age due to their plastic construction but are holding together
-At some point the 120 to 12v charger failed so that will need replacing, as well as the batteries since they completely drained once the charger failed
-One of the three position interior lightswitches cracked and will either need to be repaired or replaced
-The Airstream is currently registered in Florida and to my understanding does not have the necessary smog equipment (if it were running) to pass smog in California.
-All tanks/plumbing worked when parked
-The generator was recently rebuilt and works like a champ
-Both air conditioners have been replaced, with one only being a couple years old. Both working great
-All exterior drawers function properly with a bit of cracking of the plastic top bezels as is commonplace
-The rear airbags were replaced by the previous owner and the pump has worked fine. I'll include the necessary fittings and lines to utilize the air system as a backup tire inflator so a separate pump isn't necessary
-All windows and trim are intact, and though some slide better than others everything is there and working
-The spotlight is still fully functional
-The engine HVAC unit does not work
-Was purchased on ebay, this is the ad for reference https://www.ebay.com/itm/1983-Airstr...true&rt=nc



Parts included and price paid

New Parts (installed ~14 months ago with about 1000 miles of use)
-Koni FSD Shocks $680
-Supersteer Bell Cranks $550
-Custom class III hitch $500


Extras
-Sony XAV-AX100 6.4" Car Play/Android Auto Media Receiver w/ Bluetooth $400
-Pioneer TS-A878 3 1/2 Inch 2-Way Speakers $40
-Subwoofer Pioneer TS-WX120A $150
-Backup camera $20
-Roller Blinds -Full set (except windsheild and rear windows because of curved glass) from Zarcor (same used in new Airstreams from factory) $850
-TireMinder TPMS $360
-weBoost Drive 4G-X $500
-Nuvite NuImage - Quart $22
-PPG Aerospace PR-5044 Peroxide-Activated Stripper $209
-Airstream Buck Riveting Kit $283
-Bright Work Polish, 16oz size of each blue red and white $150
-Cyclo Polisher & Pad Kit 2 https://www.perfectpolish.com/produc...ith-pad-kit-2/ $395.00
-Small Compounding Kit $40.00
-Standard Compounding Kit $78.00

-1991 Cummins 6bta $2500
-ARP 2474203 Stud Kit $450
-Billet rear freeze plug $45
-Killer dowel pin tab $18
-60lb over stock Valve Springs $110
-Gates 36308 Idler Pulley $78.78
-Gates 38513 Belt Tensioner $80.78
-Injector Sealing Washer Kit $25.00
-Crazy Carl 3-piece exhaust manifold $289.00
-Hungry Diesel Bosch 5 hole VCO Injectors - 145 angle - 5x12 $675.00
-Crazy Carl VE Throttle Linkage Replacement $35.00
-THD Lift Pump Kit + THD Fuel Pin + Governor $300.00

-2006 Allison 1000 6 speed (without extension housing) $1000
-GM 15113135 Transmission Mount $70


Please note that many parts are still needed to do the Cummins/Allison conversion, including but not limited to
-Upgraded turbocharger (mods were based around upgrading to a s300gx)
-Gauges
-Transmission control system
-I would use http://www.transmissiontuner.com/Allison-Swap.html
-Bellhousing, flexplate, and starter
-Engine Mounts
-Transmission crossmember
-Shortened driveshaft
-Transmission Tailhousing
-Exhaust
-Plumbing for various fluids
-Intake and intercooler
-etc.
You can contact us by filling in the form on the right hand column of the ad listing:

http://www.airstreamclassifieds.com/...31-california/
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