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Old 03-15-2014, 11:47 PM   #1
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1006 1994?

[I picked up my first ever camper today. It's a model 1006, I think a 1994, (1UJAJO1F8R1PP0170 .... The owner wasen't sure of the year.)
It hasen't seen much use but also was not stored well. It is complete and intact and all the componants seem to work well, even the A/C. The canapy, (canvas) is pretty rough with some patches and torn screens. The replacements i've seen cost around $900.00 ..... The budget isn't going to be able to handle that right away. [Does anyone know of a camper salvage business.....? Maybe theres a good used one out there somewhere.[It will require a good power wash on the exterior and a serious cleaning and disinfecting inside. Were pretty excited about it. We will be towing it behind our 1969 Chrysler 300 to several car shows this summer.
It's nice to meet y'all. I'd appreciate any help and advice anyone can offer. We've never done this before.
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Welcome and all the best with your "restoration" project
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There are a couple RV parts surplus/wholesalers located around the Michigan/Indiana boarder, I just don't remember their names. These guys buy up a lot of the RV manufactures and RV OEM suppliers older parts inventories.

A little 'google' time and I'm sure you will find these guys. If I run across any I will post back.

Here's one: http://bontragers.com

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]Thanks for the info and link Bob. I had done a google search for salvage sources but had not thought of surplus outlets..... I'll give that a shot.


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There are a couple RV parts surplus/wholesalers located around the Michigan/Indiana boarder, I just don't remember their names. These guys buy up a lot of the RV manufactures and RV OEM suppliers older parts inventories.

A little 'google' time and I'm sure you will find these guys. If I run across any I will post back.

Here's one: http://bontragers.com

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Welcome....I'm sure you'll get it cleaned up nice. Good Luck!
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spent the day yesterday cleaning the exterior with purple power and a pressure washer. I was pleased at how well it cleaned up, bright white again.[/B]
Today I tackeled the inside. Pulled the covers off the foam and i'll take them to the laundermat tomorrow. The upholstery and mattress covers are in nice shape ... just soiled a little. Stove looks like it has not even been used. A piece of the wood across the front of the box will need replaceing, should be easy enough.
The canvas is borderline and should be replaced I think. Just cost so darn much for a new one. All else is just a matter of cleaning and detailing.
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It has a 17 digit standard automotive industry VIN.....in that case the 10th digit is the model year. Jayco uses alpha characters to code the model year.....mine is C (which should be 2012)
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maybe 2001 instead of 1994 94 would be a k at the 10th spot
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Model Year "R" is a 1994. (8th spot from the last number) Replacement canvas will be expensive.
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