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Old 07-09-2013, 01:54 AM   #1
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How do I tell what class rv is?

HI all I just bought a 24' 1987 Shasta Revere with a 460 motor. I have no idea of the class or what that even means. Can someone please explain?

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Old 07-09-2013, 02:00 AM   #2
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HI all I just bought a 24' 1987 Shasta Revere with a 460 motor. I have no idea of the class or what that even means. Can someone please explain?

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Class c is what you have. Truck chassis with front engine and over the cab structure.

Class B is a van conversion

Class A is custom chassis
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:12 PM   #3
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Hi ldyfthsky and Welcome to the Forum!

If it looks like this, then yes it is a Class C.



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Hi and welcome to the forum.

You've gotten good descriptions of the three "classes" of motor homes. Best of luck with your new rig.

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Old 07-09-2013, 10:33 PM   #5
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Thank you all. I have learned it is a E350 and the chassis is a 460? As you say a class C. What kind of towing capacity would this have? Would pulling a horse trailer be ok?
I am in the process of trying to figure out how everything works right now.
The refrigerator was said to work on lp but either it doesn't or there is not enough gas in the tank. It says the lp level is good so I don't know. When I turn it to AC the green light is on but it does not cool down.
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Actually the term "Class" was changed to "Type" by the RVIA back in 2000. Here's a link to their site: The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association: RV Types & Prices
Guess they wanted to be more politically correct and remove the "Class" stigma.
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What kind of towing capacity would this have? Would pulling a horse trailer be ok?
Welll...that depends on the horse trailer and the # horses in it. I would think that you would consider anything that is 1/2 ton towable to be doable behind this unit, just watch your tongue weight / and GVRW
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Congrats on your new to you motorhome. How's the mileage on it? Pulling even a single horse trailer is gonna be around a ton of weight. For an older tired engine pulling hills it might be a little much.
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For the 460 in good running condition towing should not be a problem. However you really need to consider some type of auxiliary breaking in order to be safe and to keep the rest of us safe.
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We will definitely be getting trailer brakes before towing anything.
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