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Indy Itasca

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Model Letter Explaination?
« on: May 19, 2009, 10:26:28 PM »
I've done a couple of searches on this and can't find an explanation. Does anyone know what the letter in the model number means?  I know the numbers refer to the length (sort of) but what is the meaning of the letter? For example  29 R  30 B  35 A  35 L    is there a list somewhere?


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Re: Model Letter Explaination?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009, 10:41:32 PM »
Bruce, that is a very good question, and many times I have wondered the same thing.  I believe that since the manufacturers couldn't just designate the different length units into numerical designations, the letter just might be pulled out of a hat (so to speak) as an addendum for the final product. 
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Re: Model Letter Explaination?
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2009, 12:11:52 AM »
The last letter or two in the model code indicates the floorplan ---no rhyme or reason to the letters selected that I know of.  Following tells you how to decipher the complete Winnebago model number.

FIRST CHARACTER = Division:
W = Winnebago
I = Itasca
U = Ultimate
R = Rialta

SECOND CHARACTER = Chassis Manufacturer:
C = Chevrolet
D = Dodge Sprinter
F = Ford
K = Freightliner
P = Workhorse
S = Spartan
V = Volkswagen

THIRD CHARACTER = Model Type:
1 = 100 Series H-Body Eurovan Camper
2 = 200 Series C-Body Access/lmpulse/RialtalVista/Sunstar
3 = 300 Series C-Body Minnie/Outlook/Spirit
4 = 400 Series C-Body Minnie Winnie/Sundancer
5 = 500 Series C-Body View/Navion
7 = 700 Series C-Body Aspect/Cambria
D = D-Series Sightseer/Sunova
E = E-Series Vista/Sunstar
F = F-Series BravelVoyage/Sunrise
G = G-Series Adventurer/Suncruiser (prior to 2009)
J = J-Series Adventurer (2009)
K = K-Series Suncruiser (2009)
L = L-Series Chieftain/Sunflyer
M = M-Series Destination/Latitude
P = P-Series Journey/Meridian/Horizon
Q = Q-Series Ultimate Advantage/Ultimate Freedom R-Series Tour/Ellipse
S = S-Series Vectra/Horizon

FOURTH CHARACTER(s) = Indicates the approximate length of the motor home

FIFTH CHARACTER(s) = Floorplan
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Re: Model Letter Explaination?
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2009, 02:25:15 AM »
It's a mystery to me too. I have heard that, in my case the 'H' is a floorplan is also used on other models including Fleetwood. The only thing I've seen that's close is it's Journey twin.
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Re: Model Letter Explaination?
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2009, 07:31:09 AM »
Paul - great info!  Thanks!
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Re: Model Letter Explaination?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2009, 10:22:41 AM »
It's the floor plan designator, regardless of manufacturer. No standard for it, but they all do it that way.
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