you guys know anything about campers?

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    artful dodger Well-Known Member

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    i'm looking to buy a 1991 resort camper, new tires, everything works, no leaks

    the guy wants 3000 for it

    how's that sound? thanks
     
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    You mean like a 40' park model? Test the AC, heater, fridge and stove,hot water tank, and last but not least the shitter. All are expensive to replace. Make sure the title is clear. People take a 25 year mortgage on those things.
     
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    22ft, 25 with the hitch part

    it's really clean. no leaks. no rust. everything works great.

    listed at 3500, won't go below 3000. will drop it off in my yard for me.

    seems like a good deal idk
     
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    Is it a terry resort? Is it two toned Burgundy and grey? I have one. It's a good trailer but double check the brakes. They only made the brakes 2 years and parts are not available. It cost me $1,150 for new axles and brakes installed.
     
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    yes it's something like this

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    check the brakes/axle how? he said he will tow it to my house. does that mean they are fine then?
     
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    artful dodger Well-Known Member

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    and how does 3000 sound to you
    thanks
     
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    That's almost identical to mine......to visually check the brakes you have to remove the brake drum and bearings. But it's very important to use your own tow vehicle for a test spin and hit the brakes hard by manually using the trailer brakes by using your brake controller...make sure the brakes are not getting extremely hot to touch after a test drive.. there is no issue with the axles.....if he's pushing the delivery himself, that would be a red flag after what I just told you.....believe me I spent over 20 hours trying to replacement the brakes or this trailer..with no luck.....you have to put new axles to mount any new 10 inch brake off the shelf today
     
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    $3000 sounds good if all checks out......if the brakes have lots of life left.
     
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    thank you for that
    problem is, i have no tow vehicle
    i have no way to check the brakes except for asking him hey how are the brakes looking?
     
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    a '91 camper, i would seriously have to question how many chainsaw murders have been committed within its tin walls. I reckon at least a dirty dozen. hire a forensic technician and have him sweep that sumbitch top to bottom. look in all the cabinets.

    I ended up getting a great deal on my boat years back. It was the scene of a quadruple homicide, I think a drug deal gone bad.

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    Personally, I wouldn't trust anyone's word......I would ask a friend to help out or pay a professional to give you the green light. The trailer is 24 years old, theres a very good chance the brakes are close to done. And don't let him tell you the brakes are easy to get, he would be misinformed concerning this specific trailer.
     
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    Goin' camping?

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    My idea of camping is to stay in a motel. Motel six if I'm roughing it.
     
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    Campers? Are you asking about them two kids what went missing?

    Maybe I know a little bit about that.
     
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    Offer 2500 or less, no one wants those things, the guy has prolly been trying to sell it for a long time. Worst ge can say is no and then you can be a sucker and pay the full amount.
     
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    You cooking meth.
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    kick the tires.


    offer 2500 max