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Old 09-18-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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Reliable and easy to work on class C? '80s '90s

I had pretty much set myself on a small Toyota motorhome because I am familiar with that engine and they are highly reliable. However some of them are just too dang small for 2 people. Does anyone have a recommendation on a really reliable engine and quality motorhome in the range of $5-$10k I will still keep my eye out for the larger toyota ones, but I just need a tad bigger. Thanks so much! It's very overwhelming. Basically I need 20-30ft. MPG doesn't really matter because we are going to full-time with very little traveling. Hill billy style.
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Old 09-18-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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I should mention class a will work too. Just want something with little engine maintenance.
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:45 PM   #3
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Just about any Class C is a van-cutaway chassis, with engine buried underneath dash area, so practically all work is done from underneath or inside from what little bit of engine cover there is.
If it were me, I'd go find an 80's - 90's Class A instead. With the Class C, the front seating area is useless when camping. Class A, you can always turn front seats around and use them for extra seating, if needed.
There's LOTS of older Class A's out there, GMC's are NEAT! Of course, Airstream's are a great choice too, lol.
Try rvt.com, campingworld.com as well as the craigslist search engine searchtempest.com to get started.
Good Luck, Derek
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Here’s some good links to help you in your search:

iRV2 - The Friendly RV Forum Community
Welcome to The RV Forum
Escapees Discussion Forum
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FMCA is for motor coach and motorhome owners. Motorcoach articles, motor home blogs, motor coach advice and motorhome videos.

A lot of these groups have sub-forums for a specific coach, e.g. Country Coach, Foretravel, Fleetwood, Airstream and so on. And then there’s a whole lot of sites specific for Airstreams, vintage or otherwise.

Look on the Airstream classifieds for Class A’s - seen some pretty nice 28 footers and larger.

Good luck in your search and full-timing!
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