Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

Beaver Marquis 1986 /1985. Model Year Confusion


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 windboater

windboater

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts

Posted 03 December 2009 - 11:33 AM

Could I get some help with identifing a Beaver Marquis 1986. I put a down payment on what I was told was a 1986 Beaver Marquis but it doesn't have the rounded features or the molded windsheild of the ones I see on the web. This one has a flat windsheild and the body features are anglular (wedge front end) like those of the early eighties. Was 1986 a transition year were both styles were produced? Or do I have a 1985 model year that was originally sold and titled in 1986? Any thoughts? Regards John.86_beaver_curved_windsheild.jpg 1985_beaver_marquis.jpg .jpg]


The last picture is a 1985 and is identcal to what I purchased. The first piture is of a 1986 with the modeled windsheild and rounded freatures.


  • 0

#2 mrlightrail

mrlightrail

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 07 June 2013 - 01:53 PM

The one on the left is a newer model, I believe a 1990-1991. The one on the right does appear to be a mid 80's vehicle. Also, the title will show the chassis mfg date, NOT the date the coach was completed by Beaver. So, you can have a chassis that is an 85, and was completed for the 86 model year.


  • 0

#3 RSchleder

RSchleder

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 17 posts
  • Location:Iowa

Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:22 AM

The year shown on the title seems to be different state to state. Our 2012 Winnebago ERA built into a Sprinter 2011 chassis is titled as a 2012.


  • 0




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users