Great 1984 Toyota Dolphin - LOW MILES - Runs great! (Sacramento, CA) $5500

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Default Great 1984 Toyota Dolphin - LOW MILES - Runs great! (Sacramento, CA) $5500

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This is a 1984 Toyota Dolphin RV. Mileage is 51,843. 5-speed manual transmission. Higher-quality 6-lug wheels. We have never had anything more than minor repair issues with it, and it starts right up reliably each time we start it. AC in cab, no AC in coach. Original AM/FM radio with cassette player.

We are selling the vehicle as-is, no warranty expressed or implied. No mechanical problems with the truck as of our last time driving it. You pick up or arrange for transportation.

The coach is laid out in the fun and roomy lounge style, with a convertible couch on one side (makes into a double bed) and two captainís chairs with a small table on the other side. Kitchen and bathroom are along the back wall. All upholstery has been slipcovered, as the original upholstery is sun-damaged. Slipcovers are made of undyed hemp and are very sturdy and stain resistant and can be machine washed/dried. All windows have hemp washable curtains as well. The interior has been entirely repainted. The original carpet has been replaced with bamboo laminate flooring. The front seats have been equipped with seat covers.

We purchased the RV sight-unseen, as-is with 43,075 miles on it on 6/27/07. We have no maintenance records from before that date. We were informed that the tires were newer at that time, and we have added about 8000 miles to them.

Specs and any problems:

PLEASE NOTE that we are describing conditions AS OF THE LAST TIME WE USED THE RV. We will not be doing a full inspection and therefore there is no guarantee that appliance/interior conditions remain as stated below.
Cabover double bed sleeps two 6í couch makes out into bed that can sleep two
Two captainís chairs
Small table
Larger table that can fit in front of couch is missing. We do have the base hardware for it, which could easily be mounted to a new tabletop and holes drilled in the bamboo flooring for the legs, if someone wanted the option of a bigger table.
All bathroom fixtures are working as of last use.
Blackwater drain is open at this time since we never used the toilet.
All of the necessary hardware for covering the drain and dumping the reservoir is included with the RV, but will not be installed.
All lighting fixtures work
The clock in the kitchen works
Water pump needs to be replaced
Fresh, gray, and blackwater tank level monitor works
Heater works
Water heater works
Range and oven work
Kitchen faucet works
Refrigerator/freezer works, but is not getting as cold as previously, when run on propane. It probably needs some minor maintenance to run cold again.
All windows work
The bathroom ceiling is stained from some old water damage from before we purchased the RV. (The roof leaked around the bathroom air vent.) We repaired the leak, and it has been fine since, but we did not repaint the bathroom ceiling.
One ceiling panel in the main cabin has been replaced. When we purchased the RV, the panel was water-damaged due to a leak around one of the ceiling vents. We repaired the leak and sealed the roof with Moon Roof sealant, replaced the ceiling panel, and repainted the entire ceiling.

Front single and Rear dually 6-lug wheels
Tires MAY HAVE 10,000-15,000 miles on them (see above)
Resealed roof
All roof vents have covers
Ladder is loose from middle bracket but can still be climbed
We were not given the key for the gas cap cover so we leave it uncovered
Water tank cover missing
Outside storage locker also missing key; however, we have been able to use the ignition key to open and close it.
Rust as noted in photos: Hood, Rearview mirrors, bumper
Body damage as noted in photos. The previous owner had a backing accident, and the back entrance door and side wall of coach were damaged. We have no info other than this. We have been in a lot of rain and not seen any leaks from the damaged area of the wall.
Front fender panel is primer black. We donít know if it was damaged and repaired, or entirely replaced at some point.
Window glass in the coach door is loose.
One rearview mirror is cracked, as noted in photo.

Here is a list of maintenance performed since purchase in June 2007:

(We have saved all maintenance records, and will include them with the RV for your use.)

June 2007:
Coolant flush and replacement
New spark plugs and wires
New fan belts
New radiator and heater hoses and hose clamps
New oil filter
New air filter
New fuel filter
Oil change
New battery and battery cable ends
New thermostat and thermostat gasket
New ignition rotor
New distributor cap
New wiper blades
New deep-cycle marine battery installed to power coach appliances
Maintenance Tune-up: all mechanicís recommendations were followed

August 2007: Passed California smog check

August 2007: Replaced muffler and exhaust pipe

December 2007: Replaced clutch slave cylinder and hydraulic fluid

April 2008: Roof sealed with Moon Roof roof sealer

May 2008: Brakes, shocks, and suspension checked Shock replacement recommended but not performed

June 2008: Lube, oil, and oil filter
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