Location: Altadena, California
- Model Year: 1978
- Odometer: 115,990 (1,880 Rebuild)
- Trim: Eleganza II
- Length: 26FT
- Seller Type: Private Owner
- Contact Name: SOLD!
- Phone: SOLD!
- Email: SOLD!
Description & More Pictures
This is a lovely and quite original (though newly gone through) GMC.
I am the 3rd owner and purchased her in July 2014 = all major works new since then.
Alcoas/beautiful flawless Imron paint/dual awnings near new condition/stainless exhaust
Fuel injected w/all new fuel lines/not an old piece of hose or tubing in the entire unit.
Porcelain toilet/new water tank/pumps and hoses/new macerator pump.
Double mattress barely slept on.
She has been stripped down, insulated, new foam/fabric/carpet.
Cabinets refinished in Walnut oil stain.
New/rebuilt transmission/differential/motor/3:55 final drive.
Machined headers/copper gaskets.
A/C gone through/breaks/welded exhaust lines.
I have another project on the horizon and time for the Vardo (our Gypsy term for our home on wheels) to move over and make room …
New pleather 6 way power Captain Chairs/lumbar support (both driver and passenger)
There is really nothing left to do unless you want to upgrade the windows and dash.
OR change out the all new everything already done 🙂
I have invested just about $78,700 on this little lovely.
I may consider a reasonable offer on the $64,300 asking price.
All manuals AND receipts dating back to 1982 AND the original bill of sale from Ohio.
I am the 3rd owner of this beautifully cared for 1978 GMC Eleganza II.
Garaged for 37 of its 41 years.
It has 115,990 on it with 1,880 miles on new motor. It has been garaged 95% of the time since new. A Manny Trovao Transmission was installed in November of 2016. Low mileage tires. Many new and updated parts. Well maintained. Added insulation throughout behind new interior coverings. New Cockpit seating in ultimate leather, lumbar, and 6 way power. Registered through thru August 2019. Complete set of original manuals included, plus the ORIGINAL 1977 bill of sale! Have receipts dating back to 1982 ! This is a premium late model GMC with most all the updates and current maintenance. I am the 3rd owner of this beautifully cared for GMC motorhome. It was garaged for 37 of its 41 years.
I have and will convey receipts dating back to 1982 !
VIN : TZE168V100132 . . . she was coach #132 built for 1978.
Custom Imron paint and striping in 2003 (still immaculate)
18′ Zip Dee awning + passenger side/custom fabric/like new
Accordion blinds throughout/slide along front privacy curtain
A/C/power steering/power brakes
Dual flag holders @ front window/dual air horns/Perlux front lamps
Front bumper step/rear tow package
Alcoa rims/6 radial tires under 5000 miles
Screen door/etched glass window/Ragusa Doorstep
Propane tank has auxiliary adaptor for outside BBQ
Ramco Automatic remote heated mirrors/dash controls
Dual roof A/C’s/roof vents w/power fans/ Heating system excellent
Immaculate original working 3 burner stove/oven
Double sink w/new single pole faucet
Refrigerator 2 way/clean/excellent working condition + temperature specs
Dual gas tanks (50 gallon capacity = linked together)
Air ride suspension w/auto ride height and static levelling
Sleeps 6/rear double/dinette double/sofa/bunk over sofa
Onan 6000 watt generator w/electronic start/runs strong/new exhaust 7.18)
Monitor center/all works/new fire extinguisher
Mirrored storage and refrigerator doors
New front grill to replace cracked original
VIAIR 400C compressor /motor (for inflatable toys)/ VIAIR 2.5 gallon air tank
PASSED SMOG TESTS for California 2016 & 2018
NEWLY ACCOMPLISHED IN LAST 1200 MILES
403 Oldsmobile V8/Olds Toronado front wheel drive/w/fuel injection (rebuilt 5/2018)
Machined headers at Doug Robinson’s/new copper manifold gaskets
Edelbrock Intake Manifold (12.17)
Rebuilt Manny Transmission AND Differential/3:55 final drive (11.16)
Trans cooler lines/compression fittings
JEGS Vacuum Pump (2.18)
Aluminum water pump/ K+N air filter
ALL NEW HOSES throughout/new breather and gas lines
Fuel injection/all new harnesses/new fuel lines/hardware
Fuel Tank gaskets/fittings/remaining hoses/fuel/vapor separtor
Air filter modification to reduce noise
Silicone oil hoses/thermostat and gaskets
A/C Compressor/replaced in dash evaporator
A/C Hoses/Expansion Valves/Drier/Pressure switch
Power steering hoses
Bogie pin greaser kits
Dual purpose bottle jack adapter
Two deep cycle house batteries (6.18)
Interstate starter battery (6.18)
Upper and lower radiator hoses
Ignition wires/ Distributor R&R
New cap, rotor and spark plugs
Remove and reinstall bell crank/tighten bushing
Brake pads all new/front wheel seals/front brake rotors
KYB Heavy Duty Front Shocks
Airbags BOTH NEW 6.18 /Newride height adjusters
Pack front wheel bearings / Front wheel spacers/ Idler arm relay done
Generator muffler replaced
Macerator pump + kit (new 8.18)
35 gallon Fresh water tank and Shurflo water pump
DYNAMAT insulation/cab floor/side walls/rear coach + bedroom
New bead board on lower walls
All solid oak cabinets refinished/new hinges/shocks
New ½” plywood flooring/New carpeting
New cab rug/black shag (any motor work or grease will never show :
All new upholstery/all new foam in furniture + cushions
9″ memory foam double mattress (slept on 6X)
Carpathian Burl Dash
GPS Navigation system/back-up camera
New single pole kitchen faucet
New stainless steel kitchen fan
USB connections/dash/passenger door/dinette wall
New bathroom exhaust fan
Full size enamel toilet
Dual captain chairs/pleather/6 way power/w/lumbar
New aluminum seat bolting plates
New seat belts/6 passenger + 2 integrated shoulder belts in cab
POSSIBILITIES IF DESIRED
The ONLY thing I can think remaining to do on her is new windshields + custom dash