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Old 01-08-2007, 10:20 PM   #1
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Came across this one on Atlanta Craigslist...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/rvs/259599538.html


An all-fiberglass body and she sure is a beauty!
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Old 01-08-2007, 11:11 PM   #2
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That's what I wanted before I found my Fiber Stream!

They have their own website: http://www.travco.org/
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Old 01-08-2007, 11:39 PM   #3
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I could park that baby in the back yard and have a club house!
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Old 01-09-2007, 02:13 AM   #4
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Came across this one on Atlanta Craigslist...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/rvs/259599538.html
An all-fiberglass body and she sure is a beauty!
Hi: "EGGS" do come in all different sizes...from pee wee's to extra large Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
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Old 01-09-2007, 07:03 AM   #5
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I LOVE the description of the bathroom Ya'd think he/she had been inside my Scamp
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:09 PM   #6
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I have had two Travcos. If you ever think of getting one make sure you don't get one with the split rims. I am having a hard time finding something to replace my older rims.
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Old 08-01-2011, 09:40 AM   #7
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I have had two Travcos. If you ever think of getting one make sure you don't get one with the split rims. I am having a hard time finding something to replace my older rims.
What size are your split rims? In a former life as a fleet mechanic, I dealt with split rim replacement, our supplier was able to get solid rim replacements for several sizes. Maybe I could connect you with a source.
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My rims are 16 inch, 6 lug. I think 6 lug is the trouble spot. The tires on right now are 16 x 7.5.
I think my frame under the travco is a M300. I was looking at some isuzu rims from their box trucks, they are 6 lug but I think the spacing is a little off.
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16 x 7.50,
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Old 08-03-2011, 08:11 PM   #10
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I am looking for a Toyota Sunrader. They have an all fiberglass body. I hope to find one in the near future so that I can get it ready for next summer. I found one that needed some TLC but it was in much better shape than my Love bug when I bought it. Unfortunately, it sold before I could even look at it on my next day off.
I don't mind that I am looking for a 20 year old RV. If I can find one with the truck portion in good shape, Ican do what is neede to the self-propelled egg.
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My rims are 16 inch, 6 lug. I think 6 lug is the trouble spot. The tires on right now are 16 x 7.5.
I think my frame under the travco is a M300. I was looking at some isuzu rims from their box trucks, they are 6 lug but I think the spacing is a little off.
Thanks for the help.
I contacted Pomp's tire service, and they told me that they can special order a solid "Budd style" rim to replace the split rim. These rims are one piece and can be ordered as a direct replacement.
They will fit properly, but sometimes require a different size tire for correct gearing and speedometer.
If you are in the midwest you can contact them, if not then any industrial tire supplier can order the rims.
Split rims have been phased out PER DOT.
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Bob,

We just sold our beloved Play Pac and bought a 1984, 18' Sunrader and love it! That tiny bit of extra space above the cab, means we don't have to make the bed to use the table and seating area. Also, it's nice to be fully self contained, althought the bathroom in the smaller Sunraders is not for large people! The 21 footer would be better in that respect.

Check out the Yahoo group Toyota Campers And also the Toyota Motorhomes discussion forum for tips on buying these. There are a lot of things to know. Biggest is the rear ends originally used on these were recalled and were dangerous! They had 5 lug nuts on the adapted dual tires, avoid or pay the price of replacing right away. The true, floating rear axle 1 ton units have 6 lugs on the duals and are the only ones that are worth having.

We got over 18 mpg on our first 1000 mile trip going from sea level over a 5000 foot pass, down to around 2000' and return.

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Old 08-04-2011, 04:45 PM   #13
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Is there a model number for the rims? I will contact them and see what they run for a set. I may need to be sitting down for that part.
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