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Old 05-28-2016, 11:46 AM   #1
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Classic Motor Home

When does a coach become a classic Lots of nice machine out there parked in yards and back lots I amazed that many still run and are in use
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Old 05-28-2016, 01:10 PM   #2
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Good question, I'd like to know for sure too. I think motorhomes are like cars in that they become "vintage" at 25 years old or something like that. Some of you vintage RV folks jump in here and give us the right numbers. I would add to your question also, is there a difference in "classic" vs "vintage", or are they one in the same?

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I always thought classic = 20+ years old.
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I was born in 1960, my Motor Home in 1988.

Seems unfair that I'm an old fart, and my motor home is a classic.

We are both vintage.

I do not know the exact definition (if there is one) of these adjectives.
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I would suggest that classic implies something more than just age. There must be some aspect that is unique and timeless. Kind of like classic rock, regardless of the age, it always sounds good. Comparatively, it would be difficult to call disco "classic"
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In the UK, "vintage" has a specific definition. It (used to?) mean "built before 1932" and is applied to cars and motorcycles. It may have changed as those older vehicles gradually disappear.
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According to IRV2 "A discussion of all aspects of vintage RV's (RV's 20 years old or older)".
So HERE at least, it's 20 years.
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I would suggest that classic implies something more than just age. There must be some aspect that is unique and timeless. Kind of like classic rock, regardless of the age, it always sounds good. Comparatively, it would be difficult to call disco "classic"
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I think it has something to do with round headlights...
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I think it has something to do with round headlights...
Hey Travco,
Squinting looking at your avatar, that is a darn nice rig of yours. Would you have any posts where you've shown photos you could direct us to?

Did you restore the coach, or is it original or?

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Hey Travco,
Squinting looking at your avatar, that is a darn nice rig of yours. Would you have any posts where you've shown photos you could direct us to?

Did you restore the coach, or is it original or?

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It is not restored but I have been through the coach from bumper to bumper in the last 3 1/2 years that I have owned it.
Here is a link to a thread with a few pictures... Dodge Travco motorhome (a few new pics)
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