Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > COMMUNITY FORUMS > Vintage RV's
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-28-2014, 01:23 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 3
New Vintage Owner

I have an introduction posted in the introduction section of the forum, but it was suggested I come over here and do the same, so here I is...

We just bought a 77 Sportscoach 25ft. Chevy engine/chassis. The overall unit is in decent enough shape. It's had some updates over the years, but as I learned in driving it to the RV shop, a 45 minute drive, the drive train needs a lot of work (hey, at least it was driveable....sort of)

We knew going into it, that it would need work just to get it to the point of using, but I was hoping for less work than what I learned about it after the harrowing drive of getting it to the guys who will do the bulk of the drive train work.

We're looking forward to when it's more safe to drive, and then we can slowly update the RV parts of it as needed. As I mentioned in the intro post, we're not over the road RVers. We're music festival and weekend campers. So even though I know I can't take off for California (from NC) in this thing, I look forward to heading up in the mountains, or our annual music festival trips in our vintage motorhome.

I look forward to picking up info and how-tos from those of you who have gone before us in repairing/renovating their vintage RV.

LDubya is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free! RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-28-2014, 01:46 PM   #2
Community Administrator
NLOVNIT's Avatar

Pond Piggies Club
LA Gulf Coast Campers
Outdoors RV Owners Club
Entegra Owners Club
Skyline Owners Group
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 40,337
Blog Entries: 1
Congrats on your vintage RV & . We love to see classic RV's here. Got any outside/inside pics?

Lori (& Dave, my spirit guide) - RV/MH Hall of Fame Lifetime Member | My iRV2 Photo Albums
2016 Phoenix Cruiser 2350S, 2018 Phaeton 40IH,2006 Bounder 36Z, 2004 Cougar 285EFS, 2000 Aerolite 25FBR
There is great need for a sarcasm font.
NLOVNIT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2014, 09:17 AM   #3
Senior Member
spritz's Avatar
Vintage RV Owners Club
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: c above
Posts: 5,525
x2, pic's please,

1982 Pace Arrow P30 454
KarKaddy SS, Toad: 2009 Genesis
Tim, Joe and Lilly too. Mpls Minn.
spritz is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Possible new TS owner Sirmowsalot Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 22 04-14-2014 04:12 PM
Previous Owner Questions SmilinJack 5th Wheel Discussion 7 03-08-2014 03:18 PM
Would Be New Owner M2D 5th Wheel Discussion 9 01-26-2014 06:57 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.