Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-14-2011, 07:17 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 11
Seeking info...wheelchair accessable RV

My husband and I just rented an RV to try it out. Well, that was enough to convince us to buy our own C class. Problem is that Larry uses a wheelchair as a Polio survivor so we need to find an RV that has a lift or in which a lift can be installed. A wider doorway or potential for a wider door is needed. Any ideas about where we should look or what make we should consider?
Thanks, Sharon

leadfree01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-14-2011, 09:30 AM   #2
Moderator Emeritus
RickO's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Litchfield Park, Arizona
Posts: 10,530
Hi and welcome to the forum. Sounds like there are some exciting times ahead. Hopefully one of our members with experience in this area will be along with advice soon.

Best of luck...


Rick, Nancy, Peanut & Lola our Westie Dogs & Bailey the Sheltie.

2007 Itasca Ellipse 40FD
RickO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 10:19 AM   #3
Senior Member/RVM #90
MSHappyCampers's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 29,648
Hi Sharon! Can't answer your question but welcome to IRV2! Good luck & God bless!
Joe & Annette

2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 10:22 AM   #4
Senior Member
bsirby's Avatar

Winnebago Owners Club
Appalachian Campers
Coastal Campers
Carolina Campers
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 2,772
Hi, welcome to the forum. Have you talked to a RV dealer to see if they would have this info for you? Sorry I am of no help on this, but I am sure someone will help you on here. Enjoy your travels
Brenda and Frank, FTers, Zebulon, NC
Raisin our mixed hound and BooBoo our cat.
2004 Itasca Suncruiser
bsirby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 10:54 AM   #5
Senior Member
Larry & Rita's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Holiday Rambler Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Tulalip, WA
Posts: 943
Welcome to the family.
Try and call the ADA (http://www.ada.gov/)and see if they know of a company that will build one.
I saw one the other day on a new Winnie that the wheelchair rolled onto, then it raised to the door and turned into the door, level with the RV floor.
I can only imagine what the whole set up cost.
Good Luck and happy travels.
Don't pray for a blessing--Pray to be a blessing.
2006 Holiday Rambler Endavor 40 footer
Larry & Rita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2011, 06:20 PM   #6
gr8grumpy's Avatar

Damon Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Posts: 63
Hi Sharon, I too am a polio survivor. I still wear leg braces and can get up the steps into motorhome.

I do know that Winnebago make speciality vehicles including ones specifically designed for wheelchair accessibility.

Ability Equipped

I hope this helps or at least gives you some ideas.
2004 Damon Intruder 350F/
2018 Chevy Equinox Premier Toad
Frank, Tim, Scooter & Ozzy
gr8grumpy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2011, 07:12 PM   #7
Junior Member
Damon Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: DeLand Fl.
Posts: 16

Hi Sharon: Welcome to the forum
I do know that Rexhall makes MH with a lift,they are in CA.

ky.man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2011, 07:24 PM   #8
Registered User
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Back in Philly for the fall heading to Sunshine before the snow flies
Posts: 1,485
Welcome, this is currently up for bid on ebay 2004 ITASCA MERIDIAN 39' WHEELCHAIR HANDICAP $217K NEW! | eBay
hondo122 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2011, 08:35 PM   #9
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Hogg, Tx
Posts: 99
Go to Rolling in a RV-wheel chair traveling Rolling in a RV - Wheelchair Traveling This lady and her husband travel in a class C.
haulinhazmat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2011, 06:15 AM   #10
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 11
Thanks so much. That really gave me some sites to explore. Hopefully, we will be out there with you guys next summer.
leadfree01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2011, 06:17 AM   #11
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 11
Thanks for the lead but I think that would be too big for us. 28-30' RV is what we r thinking for now.
leadfree01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2011, 07:12 PM   #12
Senior Member
mrpardee's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Somewhere out there
Posts: 196
Check out coachlift.com that might just work for you
Randy and Michele
2017 Pace Arrow 38K, 2017 Jeep Wrangler
mrpardee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2011, 08:41 AM   #13
Senior Member
RVRoadTrip's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 120
Handicap RV Sales 1

2004 Gulf Stream Conquest 6236 Ultra Limited Edition 24' Class C towing a 1999 Jeep Cherokee 4x4
RV Mods and Upgrades | The Blog - Full-Time RVing on a Budget | RVnumber.com?1
RVRoadTrip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2011, 10:20 AM   #14
Registered User
Winnebago Owners Club
Vintage RV Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Cherry Creek, BC Canada
Posts: 7,650
These people build from new Wheelchair accessible motorhomes Too bad they are so far from you.
If you contact 27' Class C Motorhome with a slide out and wheelchair accessible | Canada Motorhome Rentals they can tell you if they have a used unit for sale or at least who modifies their units for them. I know both links are miles from you but if you're successful it would make an interesting road trip driving home.

Lots of luck in you quest.

Possum is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Problems with INFO Center tropicaljpgp National RV Owner's Forum 4 05-19-2010 05:44 AM
Worthless info from seajay on refrigerators Seajay RV Systems & Appliances 2 03-06-2010 11:49 AM
Mail Call USA closed. info Lorna iRV2.com General Discussion 4 03-03-2010 12:33 AM
Seeking info on The Edge Power Chip for 03 Dodge Happy Traveler iRV2.com General Discussion 7 02-28-2006 03:42 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.