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1999 Airstream 190 B Van 19 - California

Title: 1999 Airstream 190 B Van 19 - California
I just posted a new ad on Airstream Classifieds.

For Sale 1999 Airstream B190 Camper Van - $54,000.00

This is an exceptional example of quality and attention to detail for which Airstream is famous. One of the last to have ever been manufactured, this 19-foot, self-contained and fully operational class B motorhome could quite possibly be called “The World’s Best B190.”

Purchased in 2017 during our search for a motorhome that could safely take us cross-country, camp in any of the National Parks, pull into a normal-sized parking spot and be able to store on our driveway, we discovered this gem. We spent an entire year renovating it from top to bottom. Much of the work was completed by Premier Motorcoach Innovations, a Santa Ana company and leader in their field. An extensive list of the renovations follows. Needless to say, this B190 is not a “project.” It'll be worth your while to read everything here and look at the pictures to see why we consider this B190 to be one of the world’s best.

We are the third owners. The first owner put 151,000 miles on the vehicle and then installed a new engine. The new engine has 30,799 miles on it. No accidents, no water damage, no airbag deployment. The CARFAX is clean. With the exception of a few months in Florida, this B190 has called California its home.

1999 Airstream B190 on Ford E350 Chassis - 180,799 miles; 30,799 on new engine.

2016 Upgrades:
•Ball Joints - Shocks - Sway Bar Bushings - Steering Shaft - Tie Rods - Added Air Suspension System Bags*- Performed Front End Alignment
•A new Kenwood radio unit was installed with Bluetooth (for hands-free phone), CD player, auxiliary inputs, and all the bells and whistles
•New 750W microwave oven

2018 Upgrades:
•We were dissatisfied with the couch. With the back up, it was too*narrow as a single bed. With the backdown, it was uncomfortable as a double bed. We added a sliding tray, and custom ultra-leather cushions to create a functional and comfortable 72”x46” gaucho bed that easily slides out to transform the couch into a luxurious bed for one or for two. With the sliding queen bed in the loft, this motorhome can easily sleep 2 adults and 3 kids, with seatbelts for everyone!
•The old absorption refrigerator was replaced with a new 2018 marine grade residential Vitrifrigo C130RBD4-F 4.7cf AC/DC refrigerator/freezer w/external compressor (which does not need to be level to operate and eliminates any fire hazard).
•Replaced the old carpet and pad with a new subfloor and a Roppe commercial-duty rubber tile floor.
•Custom-made drapery with blackout liners were installed.
•New Corian countertop with 1' flip-up shelf galley extension (also Corian), new 5” deep, double bowl sink, one handle faucet with pull-out sprayer and built-in countertop soap dispenser.
•Custom-made screen for back lavatory window added.
•Replaced sun-bleached cabinet wood and installed boxed storage area in closet.
•New 2018 BF Goodrich heavy duty all terrain LT265/75R16 tires
•A new set of original Ford wheel covers.
•Installed Auto Meter 17315 Gauge Works dual pillar w/electric transmission temperature gauge and mechanical vacuum gauge
•New 11,000 BTU Dometic rooftop air conditioner unit
•Added all upgraded LED bulbs inside and outside coach
•Advanced HID headlights and integrated signal housings, all chrome with: Morimoto H1 7.0 Projectors, Orbit Shrouds, Acme 5000k bulbs, Fast Bright 55w ballasts, & 9007 bi-xenon relay harness.
•(2) Diode Dynamics: SS6 Stage Series 6” wide amber fog lights, dual harness bar mounted w/in-dash mounted lamp switch
•Tru-Cool - Max low pressure drop auxiliary transmission oil cooler
•New 2018 Interstate 24v engine battery
•Progressive Dynamics PD4635V Inteli-Power 4600 series converter/charger with Charge Wizard - 35 Amp
•Two new 6v Lifeline deep cycle, marine grade and new AGM house batteries
•Newer 2012 2.3k Onan-Cummins generator installed with new fuel filter, spark plug, air filter, and emissions kit
•Installed Safe-T-Plus steering control system
•Installed a garmin backup camera and a front bumper clearance camera.
•Garmin RV 770 GPS w/voice command
•Garmin digital traffic receiver
•Restored and repainted trim panels on all doors
•New DFFE sensor (pressure feedback)
•In dash cab A/C completely overhauled - Blows super cold
•New digital wall thermostat
•New Thetford Aqua Magic Style II - chair height porcelain toilet
•Replaced all 3 smoke detectors and installed a new carbon dioxide/propane detector
•Included adapters for 50 and 20 amp hookups.
•Genuine Ford pop-out windows upgraded on side and rear doors
•New switch for Atwood water heater
•New window gasket installed on front cabover window
•Insect screen for hot water heater
•Longview side mirror extensions for towing
•Warm window and velcro for cab-over covers
•Replaced interrupter switch for cruise control
•New bathroom Dura Faucet with shower sprayer
•Progressive Industries portable EMS RV surge protector - 30 Amp
•Blue Sea Systems dual USB 4.8A socket mount charger with intelligent device recognition maximizes charge rate for phones, tablets, or other mobile devices, mounted in dash.
•Replaced 10 spark plugs and 10 ignition coils. Average mileage, towing a small car, improved from 9.6 to 10.9 mpg.
•Includes a Gen-turi generator exhaust system that muffles generator sound and sends fumes*above the roofline -- works great!
•Smogged tested in California - Registration tags valid through April of 2020

•6.8L Triton V-10 engine
•35 gal. fuel tank, regular gas
•Driver and passenger airbags
•Automatic transmission/overdrive
•Tilt steering wheel
•Cruise control
•Dash air conditioner
•6 speakers
•Hi-back bucket seats
•Swivel passenger seat
•6-way power driver seat
•Deluxe engine cover console
•Power mirrors
•Power locks
•4-wheel anti-lock braking system
•Original Ford Owners Manuals
•Heated holding tanks
•22.4 gal fresh water tank
•27.5 gal grey water tank
•9 gal black water tank
•9.8 gal LPG tank
•12v interior lighting
•110v exterior outlets
•110v interior outlets
•35' shore power cord
•6 gal water heater, 120v/propane
•On-demand water pump system
•12,000 BTU furnace w/new digital wall thermostat
•Atwood 3 burner propane range w/oven
•Power range hood w/light
•City water hook-up
•Locking water tank fill
•Control panel monitoring system
•TV antenna mounted in roof
•TV antenna booster w/cable*and telephone hookups
•Prewired for solar battery charger
•Aerodynamic raised fiberglass top w/1-piece front window
•Rear center brake light
•Running boards
•Spare tire and bracket located inside rear doors
•Roadside exterior storage
•Tinted slide-open safety glass windows w/screens
•Rear curbside closet
•Sewer drain hose compartment
•Towing package including receiver and wiring
•Porch light
•Full-length awning
•Chrome front and rear bumpers
•Oak hardwood cabinet frames and doors
•Cabinet storage, TV shelf over galley
•Additional storage above couch and microwave cabinet
•Dining table
•Queen-size sleeping area over-cab with ladder
•Reading lights over sofa and over-cab bed
•Fire extinguisher
•Vinyl ceiling w/Ozite walls
•Fan-Tastic roof vent w/wall thermostat controller
•Fiberglass wet shower w/sink in bathroom
•Large medicine cabinets w/mirrors
•Shower curtain
•Bath exhaust fan
•Propane gas port for exterior (not yet installed)
•New 2018 Propane Carbon Monoxide Leak Detector
•(1) 20’ sewer hose w/connections
•(1) 25’ fresh water hose w/pressure regulator
•Brake controller for trailer towing
•3 ring binder, thick with all Airstream manuals & instruction sheets, etc. for every component and appliance

Our pictures can be seen at:

Due to the overwhelming demand for a capable class B motorhome in a smaller, more nimble 19 foot package, in 2018 Airstream brought back a newer incarnation of the B190 that sells for over $160,000.00! And it doesn’t even have the cab-over queen bed! Save yourself a ton of cash and check out our fully restored 1999 Airstream B190. We've lost track of*some of the costs along the way, but we’ve got receipts for at least $54,000. We'll consider*any offer in that neighborhood.
You can contact us by filling in the form on the right hand column of the ad listing:
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