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Old 08-02-2011, 09:52 PM   #1
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What to look for...

I'm looking at a 1997 Winnebego Spirit 22' (?) on behalf of my inlaws. Aside from the mechanical stuff, egoist should I be looking for? There appears to have been a leak at the shower at one time and there is some waviness to the outside fiberglass. Us that delamination and is a big deal? Any thoughts are appreciated.
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What you found would be enough to send me on down the road. There are a million of them out there at every price point.
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Walk away .... There are way to many decent units out there to buy into a set of problems.
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I agree with the others, walk away. I learned the hard way on the water issues on a 1997 gulfstream that was my first RV. Still working on it.
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:54 AM   #5
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My Mon and Dad have been dealing with delamination problems on their class A.....Big $..... everyone is giving you good advice when they tell you ...walk away
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Delamination is big $$$$. The problem is you have no idea of the damage within the wall or the floors of the coach. My advise it to keep looking.

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If your not familiar with delam issues then I would take a pass. In some cases delam can be a DIY type fix --- but often can be PIA major buck issue -- one of those "if you have to ask you can't afford it" problems. On all of your Class C investigations --- water intrusion is the big deal especially in the cab over area --- and delam almost always a result of water intrusion.
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