1976 Airstream Argosy for sale by Owner - Toronto, ON

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  • Price $47,000
  • Ad # 5759588
  • Dealer Stock # N/A
  • Type Travel Trailers - Hybrid
  • Status Used
  • Length 24.00 ft.
  • GVWR 15200
  • Dry Weight 5000

FOR SALE: Airstream ARGOSY (1976) Jewel
Travel Trailers - Hybrid / Toronto, ON

Complete re-think of what an AIRSTREAM can be.

Stored inside for all 30 winters of her first Canadian life, bought at top price because of her immaculate condition but nevertheless stripped bare and imaginatively "CONTEMPORIZED", this one of a kind ARGOSY model is now available.

Pretty much everything new after 5 year long re-build


Diesel Powered, No Propane.
Super Quiet, Efficient Hydronic Heating.
Almost Silent Split- Unit Air Conditioning
(No Ugly Roof-top Unit).
Ceramic Diesel Fired Cooktop.
Contemporary, Pleasing Interior.
Ikea Furniture and Furnishings.
All New Electric Appliances.
RV San-Con Waste Management System
in Custom-built Compartment.
Marine Quality Materials Throughout.

INTERIOR: IKEA kitchen cabinets/pull-out pantry/bathroom furnishings/central wardrobe-which features a pull-out desk - all weight-reduced and built in. Custom made solid birch bed frames with pull-out storage drawers. Slate grey MARMOLEUM flooring - wall to wall, even under cabinets, beds, bath. Matching Marmoleum countertops. Hardware, roller blinds, specialty lighting from Ikea. OCEANAIR windows shades, as in the latest Airstreams. Elkay round and deep kitchen sink. Modern glass vessel sink in bath. Contemporary Euro-style Ikea faucets. Zee Puck xenon pot lamps on centra dimmers.
Custom-built central control panel at entry.

APPLIANCES: LG 7 cu. ft. frost free fridge, LG TV built in, LG DVD and tape deck, LG microwave. SONY radio/CD player. Diesel-fired WEBASTO X-100 Ceramic Cooktop.

Sleeps four on two custom built pullout fold down sofas: highest quality 5" dense foam, upholstered in GM-Oldsmobile specified quality fabric in Dorchester Platinum. 48” x 76” for sleeping.

Original vinyl coated aluminum interior thoroughly cleaned, sanded, refinished with 2 coats best KILZ primer, two coats OIL BASED Benjamin Moore flat eggshell in soothing Old Prairie colour. Bath redone wall-to-wall, top to bottom, in two-part POR 15 Whitecoat for porcelain like hardness and brilliance.

Most everything brand new; layout largely follows original Airstream design.

EXTERIOR: Iconic ARGOSY body taken to bare metal with aircraft stripper, washed, etched, primed and professionally spray booth painted with three coats base, three coats clear to match MINI Cooper Pepper White and Black colour scheme. All windows and door rehabilitated: new screen, fuzzy seal, rubber gaskets. New moulding, trim and rub-rail all around.

New Black ZIP DEE awning professionally installed at Zip Dee's Chicago factory. Custom made front window protectors. Custom made landing pads. ULTRA FAB electric jack. EZ Built adjustable shank hitch and weight distribution system. New YOKOHAMA 700x15R LT tires all around with stainless steel Moon Caps. New LED running lamps all around. New .040 aluminum belly pan. New, lockable bumper box.

HEATING and COOLING: Unique, quiet-warmth hydronic heating system. (Compact WEBASTO diesel furnace quickly heats and pumps coolant through stainless steel INDEL Isotemp marine style water heater -with auxiliary 1500w electric element -and three Cozy heat exchangers from Vehicle Systems Inc.) Tempo Industries diesel supply tank built into undercarriage. Large, German-made SEITZ Midi-Heki roof light.

Sophisticated LG Art Cool split unit air-conditioning! Almost silent, inside and out. Multi program, remote control. No ugly rooftop unit to ruin the iconic Airstream shape.

Full details on the Diesel Powered AIRSTREAM here:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f287/diesel-powered trailer-23048.html

ELECTRICAL: MARINCO inlet with 50 feet of power cords. BLUE SEAS distribution panels for both 110v and 12v systems. PARALLAX converter/charger. ODYSSEY Extreme AGM battery bank. BUSS shut offs. ELIMINATOR 1500 watt inverter supplies fridge dry camping or in transit.

PLUMBING and WASTE MANAGEMENT: New black and grey water holding tanks. New PEX lines and fittings throughout. CONCERTO all-china gravity discharge toilet by Dometic. Custom designed Waste Management Compartment features RV SANI-CON system by Thetford. Jabsco macerator empties tanks in minutes with no fuss, no mess. Retractable discharge hose ( 7 to 21 feet).100 foot supply and discharge hoses in travel compartment. New WATTS back flow and pressure regulator. New SHURFLO water pump. Miniature marine shower mixer. Micro-Pulse systems monitor.



TOW VEHICLE/ Auto Hauler: 2006 Mercedes Benz SPRINTER 3500 series Cab and Chassis purchased new in USA, built to order in Dusseldorf, Germany. JET BLACK. Only 15,800 original miles to date. Post factory additions: UPSCALE transmission cooler. DIESEL POWER control module, German made. Solid aluminum turbo resonator. ScanGauge ll. ISSPRO EV transmission temperature and EGT gauges.

Specially designed, custom built ALL ALUMINUM truck deck with pull out ramp system. Possum belly storage compartments below. Headache bar c/w tractor lamps for night lighting. Tie down rings with ratcheting web belts. Custom wheel wells and mud flaps.

Deck mounted, sound attenuated SABURU Robbins RG 4300 Japan-built generator slides out for easy service.

Built to haul the MINI Cooper. Many other smaller vehicles will likely fit: Smart Car, Fiat, your golf cart, two golf carts, racer, stuff… or use it in your business all week; pull the trailer weekends; holidays.

OR .. have built an all aluminum utility box for the Sprinter, replacing the deck. Left aluminum or painted Jet Black or Mini Pepper White - what a stunning outfit that would be!

$29,000. (add $2000 if you want the electric generator).

Contact seller for links to entire renovation process, profusely illustrated, further information.

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