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1990 Airstream Classic 250 Motorhome Exhibit "C"

1990 Airstream Classic Motorhome 250

1990 Airstream Classic 250 Motorhome

Rare 1990 Airstream 250 (25 foot) Classic Motorhome.

Extremely rare 25 foot classic motor home. It is truly one of a kind and is in beautiful condition. Well over $100,000 invested in unit since 2008. Unit is in great condition!

This motor home was ordered in March of 1990 and it was delivered in June of 1990. The dealer stated at the time there were only fifteen of these units built in 1990. Airstream stopped making "Classic" (aluminum outer body) motor homes in 1996. Airstream built the 250 model for 4 years from 1990 until 1993. It is believed that only 25 units were built during those years, and this is one of the last 12 remaining.

This unit is a great size. It is small enough to navigate cities. Find two parking spaces, and you are there. Big enough to live in and take extended trips. If you feel the need to tow an extra vehicle, it is set up for that. It was used to tow a Suzuki Sidekick a few years ago for over 10,000 miles without any problems and no noticeable increase in gas costs.

Below is an annotated version of the original Standard Features list. At the bottom of the column is additional information about the extras added to the original unit and modifications over time.

Though the unit has traveled just over 200,000 wonderful miles, all restorations and major work has been done in the last 25,000 miles and it has always been well maintained. In 2007, (22,000 miles ago) major work was done including a new engine and related components, a new torque converter and the transmission was rebuilt.

From 2008 until 2011, it had a complete restoration of the exterior (new paint, rust removed, etc.) and interior (new flooring, shower surround, etc.) From 2011 until spring of 2014 it has had other substantial restoration improvements such as new felt and rubber around all windows, new window curtains, new audio-visual and navigation system, and new 32" TV. In the winters of 2013 and 2014 a complete mechanical review was done which included a new ECM, alternator, wiring, batteries, and tires. Everything was gone over and if needed, it was replaced. For the last few years it has been in storage, but each year it has been taken out for a run and each year everything is professionally serviced. So, it runs like new!

Chevrolet 158 1/2 W.B. - VIN 1GBJP37N3L3314980
(Airstream ID: 034322, Stock #90C188)
7.4L Gas (GM 454) - New 3/30/06 P/N 88890529
12.300 LB GVWR - Typical actual weight = 12,300 lbs
Front Stabilizer Shocks (see Extras and Modifications below for more detail)
New rear springs
Bright Wheel Simulators
Electric Operated Entrance Step (Double) (May 2011)
Class 1 Trailer Hitch with Wiring (May 2011)
Slide Out Battery Box Tool Compartment
Maintenance Free Automotive Battery (1) (Jan 2014)
Deep Cycle Coach Batteries (2) (May 2011)
Auxiliary Starter Boost
Mud Flaps (4)
Intermittent Wipers
Back-Up Warning (Buzzer)
40 Gal. Fuel tank

High-Back Fabric/Leather Covered Cab Seats
Deluxe Side Trim Panels with Built-In Ashtray
Deluxe Leather Covered Steering Wheel
Cruise Control
RH Visor with Lighted Vanity Mirror

Kenwood Excelon DNX9980HD with Garmin Navigation system
Kenwood's 7" Double din touch screen flagship model with AM/FM/CD/DVD/USB, HD radio, built in handsfree bluetooth, Garmin navigation with traffic information, Pandora control, Sirius XM satellite
JL Audio 10" 300 Watt Subwoofer
JL XD class D full range 6 channel amplifier, 75w x 6
Arc Audio 500 watt Mini mono block amplifier
13 Alpine Type R 5.25" component speaker system, 100w rms power

Front Wrap Around Privacy Curtain
Fresh Air Heater System w/Automotive A/C
Glove Compartment with service Tray Door
Deluxe Instrument Panel
Floor Mats

Deluxe Security Door Lock
Polished Aluminum Bumpers
Halogen Head Lights
Rear Escape Window
Solar Grey Glass, except Driver's Compartment
Tinted Windshield & Cab Side Windows
Door Window With Pull Shade
Screen Door
Exterior Slide-Out Lockable Storage Compartment
Utility Light at Sewage Termination
LE Graphics

Hardwood Oak Cabinetry
Smooth Oak Hardwood Doors & Drawer Faces
Aluminum/Vinyl Santa Fe Interior Side Walls
C.S. Dinette Converts to Bed w/2 Seat Belts
Overhead Cabinets Roadside & Curbside
Wooden Blinds/Galley, Lounge & Dinette
Galley Mirror
59" Galley w/Spice Rack
16" R.S. Wardrobe (cedar lined)
20" C.S. Wardrobe (cedar lined)
Double Stainless Steel Sink w/2 Covers
Bedspreads & Pillow Shams
Innerspring Mattress with new memory foam cover
Full Fabric Drapes New-Yet to be installed (Mar 2014)
All Wardrobes Lighted & Cedar Lined
Brass Lavatory & Shower Fixtures
Oak Framed Mirror on Medicine Cabinet
Lavatory Top Formica
Ceiling Lights (Recessed Fluorescent)
R.S. Deluxe Lounge
Lambrequin Window Close-Outs
Ozite Ceiling

Carrier 13,500 BTU Air Conditioner – New May 2005
4.0 KW Generator with Hour Meter - 70 hours - New mother board (Dec 2012)
30,000 BTU Furnace with Electronic Ignition - New April 2011
3-Way, 6 Cu. ft. Refrigerator
6 gallon Water Heater with Motor Aid - New April 2006
Panasonic Viera 32" LCD TV with Panasonic Blu-Ray player
Dish Tailgater Satellite TV
Delta TV Antenna/Cable & Telephone Hook-Up
TV Jacks (2) w/12V Outlets
LPG Leak Detector
Smoke Detector

45 Amp converter
Dual Intensity Lighting throughout
12V Kill Switch (unit storage only)
12V Circuit Breakers
Entrance Step & Aisle Courtesy Lights
Driver/Co-Pilot Map Lights
Exterior 110V Outlet
GFI Protection, Bath & Exterior Lights
Fluorescent Lights
Door Bell
Range Exhaust Fan
Shower & Bath Exhaust Fan
Ceiling Exhaust Fan
Surge Protector- 30 A Hardwire Surge Guard

Deluxe Monitoring System w/Auto Water Fill
LPG Tank. 100 lbs
LPG fittings for BBQ, Propane fire pit, Light
Fresh Water Tank with Drain -50 Gal.
Grey Water Holding Tank - 25 Gal.
Black Water Holding Tank - 25 Gal.
Toilet Marine with Water Saver Spray
Complete Filtered Water System
Lockable Water Fill
City Water Hook-Up with Pressure Regulator
Sink Spray Head Galley Sink
Water Heater Bypass

Length: 25'4
Width: 7' 11-1/2
Interior Hgt 6'6
Ext Hgt w/AC: 10' 9
Rear Overhang: 94
ASW Weights: 10,200 lbs
Corner Double Bed: 48 x 76
Convertible Couch: 48 x 72
Dinette: 27 x 72

Fire Extinguisher
Portable Outback BBQ with LPG hose connectors
Little Red Portable Campfire
Complete set of RV dinnerware
Pots, bowls, cups, glasses, utensils, etc.
Custom Bedspread quilt and pillow shams

New AC compressor, dryer, and AC belt (May 2011)
New brake master cylinder (April 2007)
New alternator, distributor rotor and cap, plug wires (March 2006)
New radiator, water pump, shocks (March 2006
New oil cooler (April 2006)
New motor mounts, throttle body cleaned (May 2006)
New transmission cooler (May 2006)
Transmission overhaul, new torque converter (May 2006)
Sure Flow Power Roof vents remote controls (May 2006)
6-Way Power Driver & Passenger Seats (Leather and fabric)
Banks Power Pack system (improved intake and exhaust system)
Bumper Guards, front and rear
Zip Dee Patio Awning 16'-1/2'
Zip Dee Lawn Chairs (still in their original June 1990 shipping carton)
City/Dockside Potable Water Entry replaced
Dakota Digital Cruise Control
Dock lights - left and right rear wheel wells
Dual electric horns
Firestone Air Ride Bags front and rear
Heavy Duty rollers on rear frame for steep driveways
HWH automatic jack/leveler system
Michelin spare tire
Microwave Oven
Stainless steel battery box pan
Teak hand holds along isle
TV Mounting bracket w/wiring in bedroom

Complete set of Chevrolet service and maintenance manuals
Original Airstream Users Manual and appliance user manuals
Complete (29 years) record of all repairs and restoration

To view original owner's material: 1990 Airstream Motorhome Classic 250 (C)

* When this unit was for sale in May of 2019, it had an asking price of $34,900.*

Archived 2/14/2016


This unit is a photo library exhibit only and is not currently for sale. The units for sale are listed on the home page of this site and also tagged with blue for-sale banners.

1990 Airstream Classic Motorhome 250
1990 Airstream Classic Motorhome 250
1990 Airstream Classic Motorhome 250
1990 Airstream Classic Motorhome 250
1990 Airstream Classic Motorhome 250


This unit is a photo library exhibit only and is not currently for sale. The units for sale are listed on the home page of this site and also tagged with blue for-sale banners.

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