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Old 04-26-2020, 06:07 PM   #1
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Dorothy the Airstream

Hi!!! I have been a member of the group for a couple of months, but Iíve been lurking for almost a year. My grandparents aka, Mamou and Papou bought a brand new shiny Airstream 280 in 1982. I was 10 at the time and have many fond memories of family trips. I have always been intrigued by her beauty and class. Both of my grandparents and my mother have since passed and Dorothy the Airstream has been sitting neglected in a cow pasture for almost 10 years now. Surprisingly, she is in very good shape. I will spare you all the details, but Iím absolutely thrilled to say that we are preparing to bring her home this week!!!! It is a dream come true for me. I know we have a long road ahead of us. We plan to completely modernize her so that she will SHINE again!!!!!!
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Old 04-26-2020, 06:28 PM   #2
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Wow, how lucky you are to get the Airstream passed down to you! Congratulations and good luck on the renovation. There’s a wealth of knowledge on the forum from vintage restoration owners. You’re in the right place!
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Old 04-26-2020, 08:14 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum.

Nice looking for the years sitting on the farm. Great year!

Hope you don't have any problem getting all the critters out!
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Old 04-26-2020, 10:16 PM   #4
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Welcome from another '82 280 owner (inherited from my parents!)
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Old 04-27-2020, 01:19 AM   #5
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Yes there are many of us, '82 280 diesel inherited from in-laws. Welcome and good luck.
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Old 04-27-2020, 07:17 AM   #6
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Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. Best wishes on your "Dorothy" project. Please keep us posted on your progress and send many pictures.

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Old 04-27-2020, 07:49 AM   #7
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