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Old 09-02-2006, 04:29 PM   #21
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Sell the Mustang,and get a 1966 Oldsmobile VistaCruiser wagon.



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That or a Dodge Coronet wagon. If you prefer a Ford, a Fairlane with a 289 should be adequate for you, although I think a late 1960's Ford XL convertible would look really cool towing your coach.
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Cars tow large Airstreams at 90 to 115 MPH

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If you limit your speed to 55mph a lot of vintage autos could be considered. Frank S
Here are a few captions from articles....

At Riverside Racetrack a 67 Chev Caprice with a 30' Airstream in tow does some " pushed to the limit offroading" on hilly, uneven, terrain.....No problem.

Motorcade magazine test a 65 Dodge and a 4,500lb., 30' Airstream and reached 94MPH. Conclusion...The Dodge made an excellant tow vehicle for this TT. Towing the Airstream was a solid and steady, an almost effortless delight.

Road Test of 1955, 188HP, Mercury towing a 30' Airstream.... On a straight course 91 MPH was reached.

In the 70's Caravaner's Insurance company did some testing. A Dodge Coronet towed a 30' Airstream at 115 MPH and stayed true.

Independant testing in the 90's: Quote: In the interest of science I have towed Airstreams with cars (performance tires installed) at 100MPH Quote:

Not that one would consider towing an Airstream at such sppeds but it does illustrate the capabilities.

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