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Old 11-15-2017, 06:59 AM   #1
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Default Two-tone Westy for sale in Seattle

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https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/c...373752944.html

Gray Westy with a silver top
91257 miles
$59500
Located in Seattle

This has to be the rarest original color on a NAFTA Westy. I believe that Airstream painted the tops on the gray vans stateside, but some were sold without a repaint. If anyone wants to see more pictures of this unique color combo, the van for sale is probably the one on the Instagram account below (same WA plate).

https://www.instagram.com/vans_and_vizslas/
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Old 11-15-2017, 07:15 AM   #2
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Default Re: Two-tone Westy for sale in Seattle

Thanks. Copied text from Craigslist ad for records here:


2005 mercedes-benz sprinter cargo van
VIN: WD5PD644755721592
condition: excellent
cylinders: 6 cylinders
fuel: diesel
odometer: 91257
paint color: grey
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
2005 Sprinter Airstream Westfalia Diesel Camper Van - Excellent condition.

RARE - Sprinter Westfalia 2005 - $59500 hide this posting
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2005 mercedes-benz sprinter cargo van
VIN: WD5PD644755721592
condition: excellent
cylinders: 6 cylinders
fuel: diesel
odometer: 91257
paint color: grey
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
2005 Sprinter Airstream Westfalia Diesel Camper Van - Excellent condition.

The van runs like a champ and has been meticulously cared for inside and out. The previous owner kept detailed records of the work done on the van and we've done the same. We've also made a number of great modifications to improve the comfort and livability on board.

Upgrades:

Bed - now has a custom, 2.5 inch memory foam topper. Turns the sleeping experience from nice to OUTSTANDING. I have a bad back so this was a must but my wife swears by it. She wouldn't want to sleep in it for more than 2 nights at a time until we added this and now we could go for weeks.
Blackout separator curtain - easily tucked away or pulled out when desired, it's the perfect way to make your van look like a normal cargo van instead of a camper. Great for sleeping over in places you may otherwise be asked to leave, tricking would be robbers.
Sound System - Awesome Pioneer DEH-80PRS, MP3/CD/Bluetooth/USB stereo deck with top of the line Hertz front and rear speakers. Sound quality is superb, especially considering the van only has prefab space for 3 inch speakers.
FANTASTIC (brand) fan - a $300 upgrade (without install) worth even more. Lowers the temp in the van on hot days by a solid 10 degrees, allowing us to forgo using the A/C / generator.
A/C - when we bought the van the A/C didn't work. We imported a compressor and got everything working again. We rarely used it but it's nice to have.
Backup / Rear Camera - Great upgrade that makes backing up and parallel parking SO much easier. I never have to get out of the van any longer to see how much space I have.
Water pump - recently replaced the old one to boost the water pressure. I even have a backup.
Windshield - Literally brand new.
Rear / Outdoor shower - didn't work when we bought the van. Now it does. Excellent for outdoorsy stuff bc you can hose off before getting in the van.
Seat Heater / Massage chair - Wired a portable chair heater and massager into the driver's side. The cords are completely hidden and run to the cigarette lighter. Easy to remove and wash and makes those long drives far more enjoyable.
Black and Grey water tank gauges - the factory gauges didn't work when we bought the van so we bought a new one and it's great. Rather than the vague 33% / 66% / full readings the stock gauge gives you, your new gauges are to the 5%. It can easily be extended to measure the propane and fresh water tanks as well if you ever wanted to.
Interior Lighting - Installed LED lighting throughout to save significant cabin battery life. Remote controlled with dozens of color settings to choose from.
Underneath lighting - Installed LED lighting underneath the chassis to make it much easier to see the van at night when camping. Remote controlled with dozens of color settings to choose from.
Skylight - the skylight was very finicky when we bought the van. We now have an additional factory remote as well as an after market remote. Skylight works like a charm now.
Dodge > Mercedes - The 250 sprinter westfalias were imported by Dodge, and thus, all the Mercedes markings were removed and Dodges symbols were put in their place. All the dodge markings have been swapped out with the proper Mercedes parts again so the grill, hubcaps and steering wheel all have the proper Mercedes logos on them again.
Decal Removal - all the tacky looking decals that make these look like whoopie wagons have been removed, leaving only the Westfalia and Mercedes decals remaining, meaning your van won't look like a shuttle for an old folks home, but like the bad ass van that it is.

Most importantly, the engine is in pristine condition. The previous owner put $5k worth of engine maintenance work into it right before we bought it and we've only put 15k miles on it.

Here are the detailed specs of the van

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Model: Airstream Westfalia
Chassis: 2500 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van w/unibody construction
Engine: Mercedes Benz CDI Turbo Diesel 2.7 liter 154 HP @ 3800 RPM
Transmission: 5 speed automatic with overdrive, 244 lbs. torque @ 1600-2400 RPM
Brakes: 4 wheel disc brakes w/ABS system
Wheelbase: 140"
Michelin Radial Tires with alloy wheels
Turning radius: 21'
Gross combined weight rating (GCWR): 13,550 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR): 8,550 lbs
Unit base weight (UBW): 7,100 lbs
Net carrying capacity: 1,450 lbs
Towing capacity: 5000 lbs
Hitch tongue max weight: 500 lbs.
Towing hitch
Diesel tank capacity: 26.4 gal
14V/200-amp alternator & 2 auxiliary 85 amp hour gel batteries
Belted Seating capacity: 5
Sleeping capacity: 4 (sleeps two up top & two below)
Fresh water tank w/drain: 26.4 gal
Water heater (LPG manual light): 3 gal
Holding tank: Gray Water 18.5/Black Water 9.6 gal
LPG with remote fill: 33 lbs
Patio Awning: Fiamma

DIMENSIONS
Exterior length: 18'5"
Exterior width: 6'3"
Exterior height with a/c: 11'
Interior head room (sofa location, living area): 7' 9"
Interior width (floor): 5'8"
Cabin door width: 3'5"

INTERIOR DRIVER COMPARTMENT
Swivel seats for driver and front passenger
Driver & front passenger air bags
3-way adjustable driver seat
3-point seat belts w/ extension & head restraints Automotive air conditioning / heater
AM/FM w/ mp3 player input / Sirius Radio
Power windows & mirrors
Cruise Control

LIVING/SLEEPING AREA
Large power skylight with remote & rain sensor
Integrated screen/shades on all windows
Heat insulated vent windows in roof
Laminate countertops
Washable durable vinyl flooring throughout
Storage racks in rear doors
Built-in lockable safe
Roof bed - 6'6" x 4'8" w/ high comfort springs & safety net - comfortable!
Sofa - converts into a 6'4" x 4'2" double bed
Large removable dining table & side folding table

KITCHEN
Laminate cabinets and galley top with backsplash
Stainless steel sink w/ glass cover & chrome faucet
Pull-up stainless steel draining board

BATHROOM
Complete wet bath with shower, hand basin, storage cupboard, large mirror and toilet - shower/faucet unit recently replaced w/ new equipment
Roof vent
Outdoor shower hookup, hose & nozzle w/ mix valve

APPLIANCES
Twin burner stainless steel gas stovetop & range vent
2.1 cubic feet refrigerator & freezer
3 gallon LPG water heater
Microwave
Low profile 110/12V Kerstner air conditioner
Cable TV & telephone hook-ups (1 each)
17" LCD flat panel TV w/ DVD & USB streaming
Smoke, carbon monoxide & LPG detectors
Airtronic diesel-power auxiliary heating system w/ timer - needs service
110 Volt inverter

ELECTRICAL - FUNCTIONAL
Power lock doors w/ remote keyless entry
External waste & water connections
Main switch for 12V supply and water pump (new H2O pump)
12V fluorescent lighting w/ RFI ballast under overheads
2.5KW generator w/ remote start, LPG powered (ONAN)
30 amp service (includes 50 amp 25' power cord)
Central control & monitoring panel: heating, refrigerator & freezer, water tank levels & battery

TECHNOLOGY AND SAFETY
ESP - Electronic Stability Program
BAS - Brake Assist System
ASSYST maintenance monitoring system
Fire extinguisher
Front independent suspension w/ front & rear stabilization bars
Heavy duty front & rear shock absorbers
Four wheel ABS & disc brakes
EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution)
Acceleration skid control
Replacement Parts - engine hoses, fuses, pump
Back up camera
8' Aluminum collapsible step ladder - stores away
Recently Serviced by Dr. A - Service records


The only known issues with the van are a small scratch/dent on the front left bumper. It was nicked one day in a parking stall. We've had it pulled out and buffed. There are also two little dash covers that are removable so you can add new switches to the dash. I took two out to add a USB charger and lost them. Easily replaced. There is also a very faint red stain, about 1.5 inches in diameter, on the rear seat. These engines can run for +500k miles so you should have tons of life left for decades to come.

Overall we've made tremendous upgrades to the van, took excellent care of it and now he needs a new home.

$59.5k or best offer

I have a google drive folder with service records and more pictures I will share with serious buyers.

Here's a drove video of the Sprinter Westfalia - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bw...E53UFRfeHNYN3M
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