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Old 07-22-2018, 04:46 PM   #1
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Help with buying '04 Winnebago Sightseer 35N

Hi everyone,
Today I saw a used class A I really like, and wanted to get input on anything positive or negative you may know about it.

A 2004 Winnebago Sightseer 35N, with 86,500 miles, Chevy v-8 engine and workhorse chassis. The inside is in great condition. Didn't look at the engine yet. The dealer will put on new tires. I actually test drove it! My first time driving a class A, my previous rv was a 29-foot class c (20 years ago). It was great!

I understand the workhorse chassis isn't made anymore so parts may be hard to get? But more than that, is it prone to needing parts.....

Also a chevy engine, I assume that's the 8100? How long do they last? Although I realize that may be a silly question....

Thanks for all your input!
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Old 07-22-2018, 05:03 PM   #2
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I think in a workhorse ad from years ago it said it was designed for 200000 miles? So I think it would last quite a few years with good maintance
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Old 07-22-2018, 05:33 PM   #3
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okay thanks. Btw, how do you like your bounder? (with workhorse). I was looking at a 2006 Bounder at the same place.
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Old 07-22-2018, 05:34 PM   #4
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I dont know about your MH specifically, but if you have a Workhorse specific related questions there is a forum for that, with alot of knowledagble people.
Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum - iRV2 Forums

Depending on what chassis you have, there maybe some recalls that should of been done.

Ed Gray or Driver on the WH forum can run your vin for you

Workhorse brake recall status
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My 8.1 in my 3500 GMC has 221K miles.
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Suggest getting input on the chassis in the Workhorse forum and the MH in the Winnebago forum. Parts you may need in the future, brakes, shocks, etc. are all readily available. Anything else can be gotten through a good truck center.

We have an 03 Adventurer 35U. The GM 8.1L and Allison trans is a great combo. As far as the coach itself, it's pretty well made, we're happy with ours.
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Okay thanks everyone!
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My 8.1 in my 3500 GMC has 221K miles.
Correction, I went back to the ODO. Now 129K miles.
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