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Old 11-17-2009, 03:18 PM   #1
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Howdy everybody. I am just as new to RVing as I am to this website. My wife and I just bought a 1977 Tioga II - Model S (by Fleetwood, I believe) Class C motorhome built on a Dodge van frame. Years ago it was stripped of all appliances, the table, benches, sink, most cabinets and plumbing and converted to a work truck. I am gutting it so we can remodel it and get it back out on the road. Wish us luck! At this point, I think it is safe to say that ALMOST any info or advice pertaining to this chassis or model would be beneficial as I am pretty much starting from scratch. Thank you in advance for your encouragement and assistance.
(SPECIAL NOTE: I know I have my work cut out for me, but I am good with my hands, technically saavy, and have a lot of tools, and we got a heck of a deal on the motorhome, so I hope I don't hear that I should scrap it and find another one that doesn't need so much work.)
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Howdy everybody....
(SPECIAL NOTE: I know I have my work cut out for me, but I am good with my hands, technically savvy, and have a lot of tools, and we got a heck of a deal on the motorhome, so I hope I don't hear that I should scrap it and find another one that doesn't need so much work.)
geoargero..welcome to iRV2!! Congrats on venturing into the new world of RVing & of the remodel job you have!
You will find everyone here at iRV2 very helpful and encouraging ..we aren't like the other forum where they would tell you to scrap it.

You may find some great help in the Vintage Forum along with the Fleetwood forum. You will find we love to see photos here -so make sure you start now and take lots of photos!

Again-welcome to iRV2...we hope you visit & post often!
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Old 11-17-2009, 07:16 PM   #3
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Welcome to iRV2. Keep us posted on your project. People always like pictures.

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Welcome, post some pics as you do the rebuild.
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Old 04-20-2012, 11:37 AM   #5
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Wow, it's been well over 2 years since I joined and posted. I guess I have been too busy to get anywhere fast with the Dodge Tioga motorhome.

But, my wife's parents just gave us residential ownership of their 1992 Hi-Lo Funlite travel trailer. It is in great shape, and we are VERY excited about towing it home in 3 weeks. I can barely wait to take it out.

I'm sure I'll be way more active on here now.
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Hello and welcome to the forum. Sounds like you have quite the project on your hands but what the heck that's part of the fun. RIGHT??? Hope you enjoy the forum and all your future travels. Good luck on that project and do post some pics along the way.
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Welcome back! Congrats on the new TT. Hope you enjoy it. Hope we don't have to wait another 2 years to hear from you again..lol Safe travels.
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What happened to the Tioga? I'm curious as to how any renovations went as I'm up to my elbows in my own woes. One thing always leads to another it seems! Congrats on the TT Just today I discover a gas leak which will have to be addressed in ours. (Along with the long list of other things. )
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