1987 31FT Excella 1000 Mid-Renovation

This is a beautiful project that is currently in the middle of renovation. We completed all the dirty work. I picked her up in Mississippi in February 2020 from a guy who bought it to sell. It was in North Carolina, I believe, for years just sitting. The Shell and frame is in excellent condition. We did a full demolition of the interior. Got rid of all the 80’s cabinetry. Nothing worth saving.The shell was cleaned and stripped of the clear coat and trim. Ready to be polished to that shiny mirror finish!

Once we got rid of everything we weren’t keeping, we cleaned up the frame, replaced about half of the outriggers, and painted it with Eastwood Rust Encapsulator Platinum. I wanted the frame to last another 30+ years. and she will!We put on brand new aluminum for the belly pan. Stuffed the floor with High-Quality Hemp insulation rated with an R value of 21.Our plan was to get a composting toilet, so we chucked the black tank. The fresh and gray tanks were still in great condition so we kept those. I added electric heating pads to each, as well as See-Level 2 sensors. Also have the read out display for the sensors as well.She has a brand new plywood subfloor. I coated all the edges that go in the c-channel up to about 1 foot into the center with Total Boat Marine Epoxy. The rest I sealed with an oil based water sealant.About half of the C-channel was replaced.Installed Brand new Dexter axels, each rated at 6,000 lbs. So she’ll be able to handle up to 12,000 easily. She also has a new dexter 3 inch lift kit installed as well as new brake assemblies. I’ve also ran the brake wires. When replacing the outriggers I made a mod to the frame and widened the wheel wells 3″ to accommodate bigger tires. So some mods still need to made to the shell to fit.It is towable but will need temporary lights attached.All windows are in great condition. I had planned on resealing them just so they had fresh seal, for peace of mind.There are a couple panels on the rear end cap that have some corrosion holes in them when i bought it. I hadn’t decided what I was going to do whether replace them or try to patch it. But I’ve taken $3,000 off the value of the trailer to be able to buy new panels if you choose.

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Manufacturer: Airstream
Style: Travel Trailer
Model Year: 1987
Model: Excella 1000
Length: 31
Title Status: Clear Title
Condition - Select all that apply:
Original
Gutted
Partial Restoration
Full Restoration
Ready to Camp
Exterior body condition: Note any dents or scrapes, any panel replacements, hail damage?: The body is in pretty good condition. There is some light corrosion in places but it can all be buffed out. There are a couple panels on the rear that I was planning to replace
Windows, Doors, Hatch Covers, Vent Covers, Skylights, Roof Fans..: All the windows are in great condition. One of the hatch doors needs a patch, no AC or vent fans
Awnings: Number and location:: 3 original awnings: Main on curb side, road side, and rear
Interior Layout: Sleeping, Kitchen, Bathroom locations: whatever your heart desires
Interior Hard Surfaces: Walls, Counters, Doors: none
Interior Soft Surfaces: Cushions / Fabrics / Curtains: none
Appliances: Fridge, Furnace, Stove/Oven, Microwave - Description and Operating Condition?: NA
Plumbing System - Hot water heater, Sinks and taps, Toilet, Water Pump, Tanks and sizes: 100ft of red pex piping and 100ft of blue pex piping and included tools and clamps
Sub Floor and Floor Coverings: Description and Condition: Brand new plywood subfloor with epoxy sealant on edges and Thompson's water sealant in the middle
Air Conditioning? Number and Location?: NA
Electrical System - Service type, Converter / Inverter, Solar? : your choice
LP - Propane System - Tanks / Regs / Hoses - Condition?: two 40lb aluminum tanks
Frame Condition: Any weakness? Visible signs of rust?: completely restored
Rolling Gear: Tires / Brakes / Bearings - Age, Condition, Service History: Brand new Dexter Axels rated at 6,000lbs each. Brand new brake assemblies and bearings. Tires are in good condition
Signal and Marker Lights Working? Pigtail Cable? Ready to Tow?: Need temporary tow lights
Accessories Included with Sale?: Lots of extras including riveting tools, etc. See website for full list
Ownership History: at least one more before me
Current Registration?: No
Direct Contact email or Phone Number: 208-721-7426
Listing created Sep 19, 2022

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