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1985 Barth 35' Regency Coach SOLD and headed to it's new home in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 06-09-2015
Engine: reman. Detroit Diesel 8.2L 230HP turbo.
approx. 25,000 miles on engine.
Trans: Allison 4 speed auto AT-545
Gen: Kohler 7500 watt 4 cylinder gas water cooled
Independent front & rear suspension
Four wheel disc brakes
Alcoa aluminum wheels tires in excellent condition
Rear view camera and back up alarm
125 gal. diesel tank, 40 gal. gas tank for gen.
120lb LP tank
40 gal. gray water tank, 37 gal. black water tank
76 gal. fresh water tank
Rear bedroom with twin beds
Full bathroom with molded shower, ceramic toilet,
lighted mirror vanity cabinet
Four burner kitchen stove with oven
Amana microwave convection oven
U-line ice maker
Norcold gas/electric fridge.
Cherrywood overhead cabinets, drawers, doors, trim
We have enjoyed this classic coach and now feel it is time for us to downsize.
Asking $18,400 /// Now reduced to $16,500
Jim & Barb
Keeping this classic Barth safe and enjoyable the following items have been added or replaced since 2002.
Org.D.D. engine (205hp) replaced with newer style
230 HP turbo.
Four heavy duty shocks
Six tires plus rear tire valve extenders
Left rear axle, left & right u-joint assembly
Safe-t-plus steering aid added
Front & rear master brake cylinders rebuilt
Four brake fittings
Severe duty disc brake pads
Front wheel seals
Tie rods & outer tie rod ends
Ball joints, idler bushing set & bell crank set
Engine battery; house batteries with gel type
Engine AC compressor
Solenoid for levelers
Shower & bathroom faucets, kitchen one rebuilt
Bathroom vent fan
Stand pipe top
Fresh water pump
Almost all new fresh water lines
Black & grey water valves
Plastic toilet replaced with a ceramic one
Aluminum support panel added under fresh water tanks
Muffler & tail pipe
Roof ladder rebuilt
Front & rear pot metal Barth emblems replaced with aluminum ones
Barth repainted in org. colors 2005 cost $10,000
Some interior wood & trim refinished
Table & counter top replaced and counter splash panel added
Light over kitchen counter replaced with LED
Hall light replaced with LED
Asle lights replaced with blue LED's
Inside step light replaced with LED
Clearence light replaced with LED's
Rear stop & turn lights replace with LED's
Generator fuel pump replaced with an electric one
Large awning fabric replaced
Light darkening Bali blinds added
Smoke/carbon monoxide alarm added to front of coach.
There is more, however the above are the main items. I have paper work on everything.
Note: The Blue Ox tow bar is not included in the sale.
Thanks for looking.
I have seen this coach and was impressed with the the upgrades Jim made. His maintanence is top notch. Highly recommended...............Carl
Owner of the Coachmen "THE TOY"
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This series is my favorite interior. For me, it is the peak of their interior quality.
84 30T PeeThirty-Something, 502 powered
Jim gave me a tour of his coach at the Florida GTG last year. It's a great coach with lots of upgrades and who ever get's it will enjoy it. We had a similar 82 Regency for 13 years and loved it.
If I hadn't just repowered my Regal I would be interested. I saw this coach last Dec and it is very nice! Good luck, Jim
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
Hello. I am standard member here, (non Barth owner) but I am interested in purchasing a Barth RV. my funds are limited but this is closer to my range. Pensioned Vet, need RV for travel and possible temp living.
I am in NC. will this rv drive from Florida to Western NC. ? any leaks ?
thank you, david. "firstname.lastname@example.org"
Several of us have seen/toured this coach - the owner is conscientious about maintenance.
'94 28' Breakaway: MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP
Nelson and Chester, not-spoiled Golden Retrievers
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not.
In either case the idea is quite staggering. - Arthur C. Clarke
It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I've been searching thirty years to find her and thank her - W. C. Fields
Formally known as "Humbojb"
This is an absolute steal. Would be a great coach for a full timer or part timer.
Just to add my 2cents worth, Suzie and I have spent some time in this fine coach, and the owners and the coach are first class.
Dan & Suzy Z
'81 Euro 28 - Slide Show
At the risk of sounding like everyone else, I've met Jim and saw the coach at the FL GTG. Jim and the coach are both solid.
Bill & Sherrie
'65 Barth Travel Trailer (built in '64)
'66 Barth Travel Trailer
Someone out there looking for a super looking BARTH in excellent condition is missing out on this coach. In a previous post it was asked if Jim's Barth would mahe it to the Carolinas,and not leak. It will go to Canada and California. Don't wait till spring and miss this one......
Owner of the Coachmen "THE TOY"
That is one gorgeous coach! Why did Barth use an 8.2 Detroit?
In 1985 the choices were the Cat 3208, the DD 8.2 and Cummins. the Cummins was being developed for the pickups or the big rigs, not medium duty. The Cat was heavier and exceeded the transmisions so the DD was the best choice. Remember that Newell used DD throughout its development until they upgraded to Cummins in the late 1990's. It was the best available engine to pair with the best coaches, including Newell, Barth, Hawkins, and even the early bus conversions like Flixible, GMC and others. Nothing wrong with any of them, if you follow the directions and do the maintenance.
1993 32' Regency Wide Body, 4 speed Allison Trans, Front Entry door, Diamond Plate aluminum roof &
1981 Euro 22' w Chevy 350 engine and TH 400 tranny
Our Bluebird had the Turbo intercooled 3208. 300 HP. Although it is not one of Cat's best powerplants it worked really well. Lots of power as we sometimes towed my full size Chev PU behind the Bird! We had a ZF 5 speed that was an excellent tranny.They do smoke in the morning and putting your foot into it will leave a trail of Black smoke!
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My Barth originally had a 205hp DD and it was slow winding up from a stop. It wasn't very peppy, however we made several trips into north Georgia, North Carolina and Tn.
The 205hp DD was very heat sensitive and because of that it did get a bad rap. Mine broke a water jacket in north Florida which trashed the engine.
I must say it was unbelievable how tough the engine was because it still ran with water & oil being pumped out through every place it could and through the exhaust. It put out a thick smoke screen that must have killed off every Florida mosquito for ten miles.
Anyway after putting in the late model 230hp DD, I was very impressed at the performance change & smoothness.
We took a trip from Florida to NC to TN to Mt Home AR into the MO Ozarks to St. Louis Mo and then back to TN and down through AL and back to FL. The Barth never even got near being hot and ran fine through all those hills towing our Jeep.
Tom K. hit the nail on the head. Take care of your engine & it will take care of you.
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