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Year 1970
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1970 Airstream
1970 Airstream
Overview 25
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Exterior-Untouched
Interior-Plumbing/LP-Additional shutoffs for each appliance and fixture added..integral copper retained
-Heating Suburban NT22 upgraded to NT30 for safety..subsystems not compromised
-Dometic fridge upgraded to electronic ignition for safety..factory cabinetry
-Original floor covering replaced with cork underlay and rubber scribed interlock excepting rear storage areas retaining factory green carpet
-Muslin double pleated coated window drapes to factory specs including tabs, rollers and snaps replaced
-Upholstery renewed to factory sizing specs and 1" of memory foam added on original high density foam gaucho pads
-All other systems and elements not mentioned in very good to excellent original condition and conserved
Exterior
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Untouched

Interior
1970 Airstream  Interior 1970 Airstream  Interior 1970 Airstream  Interior
Systems-LP/Plumbing have additional shutoffs for safety and ease of maintenance. Copper, fixtures, pump and appliances in tact
-Electrical including wiring, fixtures receptacles and running lights has not been altered excepting high capacity 12v Trojan deep cycle battery
-Heating includes replacement crossover NT30 Suburban furnace, ducting and subsystems retained.
-Dometic fridge electronic ignition crossover replacement, cabinetry retained
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Customization
Heating-Added 1" diameter to existing under floor heating cutout to increase cross flow to roadside gaucho and underfloor water tank. Added cached under roadside cabinet heat vent.
Upholstery-Added 1" memory foam to high density foam gaucho cushions
Electrical-Battery LED's in vestibule cupboards, battery CO detector in galley, battery smoke detector in galley
Fire suppression-Fire extinguisher
Floor covering-Replaced glued twill carpet/integral petrochemical underlay with cork underlay and natural rubber interlock tiles scribed to interior wall structure as original footprint
All other systems and individual elements not mentioned are original and conserved

Systems and Running Gear
All systems and the running gear of this trailer are original conserved. Electric brakes, bearings, tires and axles are in good roadworthy condition. Outer circumference of the wheels measure 2"+/_ vertically below outboard lower edge of riveted inner thermal plastic wheel well/skin/extrusion with half tank water, full 14.2 gallons of propane and belly spare

Other Information
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Pros of this model-Spacious, practical galley, large bathroom with tub and vestibule, many more windows proportionately than other models, great for night sky vista window views, attracts many visitors

Cons of this model-Gauchos are narrow-either sleep single or hold on tight, attracts many visitors !

Tow Vehicle
1970 Airstream  Tow Vehicle 1970 Airstream  Tow Vehicle
Dodge Ram-Cummins diesel, engine retarder, air levelers. Comfortable, solid, relatively economical, safe
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