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Old 11-25-2010, 06:47 PM   #1
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1985 Ford Jamboree by Fleetwood

Hello! I'm new to the site and to my rv.
Anyone else with the same year and model? How has your experience been?
I purchased Veruca(the rv) for $4500 and have spent another $9000+ in repairs/remodel so far... and I've got a ways to go.
I would love to talk to others with the same model. I have so many questions... LOL I'm only 23 and I have NO rv experience at all...

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Old 11-26-2010, 04:13 PM   #2
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Welcome phantom_bree to irv2 & Vintage forum.
Within this forum you will find sticky's with members rebuilds and some have Blog's within their signatures that explains all there hard work.
If you have a problem just post on "new thread" upper left corner and post your question.
People are busy rebuilding but I'm sure someone will answer you question.
Enjoy the forums do post often and good luck with your rebuild.

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Old 11-27-2010, 02:43 PM   #3
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Congrats on the rig. Let's see some photos of the beast.

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Old 11-27-2010, 03:08 PM   #4
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There is a couple, who are going on a church 'mission' to Tennessee in an'85 Ford Jamboree.. A friend of ours died and her nephew inherited it.. It had not been started in ?years.. He 'gave' it to this young couple to use.. They put a new battery in it, changed the oil&filter, put some B12 in the tank, filled it and went to Tennessee... THEY HAVE A CO-PILOT!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-27-2010, 04:32 PM   #5
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We had an '85 Fleetwood Jamboree Spirit Class C on a Ford F350 chassis. After two seasons we decided that a corner bed didn't cut it and we were too claustrophobic to use the overhead (couldn't climb up there anyway!). The Spirit was only made for one model year and I believe the design was bought by Firan. Their "Telstar" Class C looks identical from outside and the "Ultrastar" Class A has a lot of similarities.

We had a LOT of problems with the 460 engine, so we unloaded it through a Consigner and waited for something better. we ended up taking 6 years off from RVing until this year, when we got our signature rig. What a difference!
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