My wife and I just bought a 1990 Itasca Sunflyer and drove it 150 miles home. It has it's issues to be sure, (we paid 6500), but all in all with the cleaning we've done, getting the generator going and holding a full load, repairing the in-dash AC, and tuning up the motor, we're looking forward to getting to take our first trip.
Still got a few more things on the list to fix. Electric steps are inop, the levelers that raise and lower the motorhome are inop, (I believe the compressor is the culprit here....climbing into close quarters to get at that), a few small leaks on the interior water lines.....hmmm....and oh yeah one other minor issue.....the emergency brake doesn't work!
.....At any rate I paid more for less in a truck and a car before. I think we can get this up and running with some elbow grease and some bucks. No noticeable use of oil, has 40k on the motor, used approx. 25 gallons for the return trip. If anybody tells you to check the tires for dry rot....listen. lost one on the left rear dully on the way home......