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Old 12-09-2015, 02:14 AM   #1
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I just found a 1995 Dolphin m535? Has a slide...

I aint a rich man and my budget would never allow such a newer rig...

I am in the low piece of crap motorhome price range ...

Well this one is a fixer upper... It does have only 20k miles though

Big issues are that the headliner is stained from leaks and it looks bad..

I was able to crank it and that's about all I was able to check...

I also did get to hear the water pump to work...

Probably gonna need a roof reseal and work on the headliner...

Generator looks to have a new filter and a fuel filter too... but I could not get it to do anything... Tires are in good shape.... there is no TV

Price is $3500... Is it worth a restore?


I am not even sure how to get the slide out open... My last motorhome was a 1982 Allegro... this is totally different...
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Old 12-09-2015, 06:54 AM   #2
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The National motorhome is a quality item, But The one you are looking at will cost about 4 times that price by the time you get it on the road. Also, if the mileage is correct, the tires are original and will blow out before you go a mile. Other members on here will have other opinions, but that is mine. Sorry.
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Old 12-09-2015, 11:27 PM   #3
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The National motorhome is a quality item, But The one you are looking at will cost about 4 times that price by the time you get it on the road. Also, if the mileage is correct, the tires are original and will blow out before you go a mile. Other members on here will have other opinions, but that is mine. Sorry.

Yeah I hear ya...the tires are new.. paint headliner and cool seal the roof and ?

what do ya think?

I think the issue is the house batteries are dead is one issue


it is road worthy as it sits now with out restore
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Just remember to check date code on tires, don't rely on the looks of the tread.
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Old 12-10-2015, 07:22 AM   #5
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My best advice to you is to get someone with mechanical knowledge to go over the rig. If you have a friend who has a motorhome or trailer, ask them for an opinion on the cosmetic repairs and roof repair. Good luck to you.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:14 PM   #6
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Well that was a no go...

Shame this was a nice Motorhome at one time

refridg no work... hole in hot water... slide stuck...
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