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Beaver Marquis 1986 /1985. Model Year Confusion

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#1 windboater



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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.

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#2 mrlightrail



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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.

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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.

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