1978 Toyota Sunrader Super Shorty 17Ft All Original




















City: Portland
State: Oregon
Country: United States of America
Price: $11,995.00
Date Added: June 20, 2018
Expiration: 28 Day(s)
Views: 568
Coach Manufacturer: Sunrader
Year: 1978
Describe any Recent Maintenance that has been done: Full valve adjustment, Full service of AC system, New exhaust manifold gasket, new front suspension, new brakes all around, 6 new tires, new oil and fuel filters, new starter, new water pump, batteries both coach and engine and battery terminals, carb retuned.
Length in Feet: 17
Mileage: 111,000
Engine Type: 20R Carb
Rear Axle Type: OEM
Transmission Type: 4 Speed Stick
Floor Plan: Front Dinette
Additional Included Equipment or Accessories: Cassette Player in Cab
Coach Speakers

Phone Number: 503 893 8857
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Description:
As reluctant as I am to sell this, we've decided to upgrade to something slightly larger for a soon to be expanding family. If you are at all familiar with Toyota campers, and more specifically Sunraders - you know this is pretty much a rare gem. I have owned 2 other Sunraders in the past, but this is easily my favorite one. This was the very first iteration ( and in my opinion the best ) of the Sunrader camper. It's super short, only 17 feet long and it only weights 3,650 lbs WET. That's about 1000 lbs less than any other standard 18ft Shorty Sunrader. It has a rear door, and rear opening hatch, which is pretty amazing. It also has an expanding cabover bed, built on a wood platform that pulls out to completely cover the dinette area - full expansion size is roughly the size of a California king mattress.

The interior is unmolested and all original. All the fixtures, lights, cabinet doors - all in tact and functioning. Even the original linoleum floor, upholstery and cushion covers which have no stains or rips, or any funky smell. We put in two new bamboo curtain rods over the mid side windows. Original cabover curtains and side curtains are also still included! The fiberglass is structurally sound, with a few wear and tear marks, but nothing serious. The roof has all been freshly resealed, and there are no leaks. We hate to sell this. We are the third owners - purchased from the second owner who had stumbled upon it as a barn find.

Mechanically, the rig is very sound. We just took it on a 1100 mile trip last month without issues. The engine runs like a top, burns 0 oil or any other fluids. Just had our local toyota specialist give it a full run through, included full Valve adjustment, carb adjustment, new exhaust manifold gasket, Cab AC service, oil and coolant changed / replaced.

Spec Summary:
1978 Toyota Sunrader 17ft Super Shorty - Rear Door / Front dinette plan
111,000 original miles
4 Speed manual transmission
20R Engine. Averaged 18.5 MPG on our last trip
Fully equipped with Sink, stove top, oven with built in heater function, 3 way dometic fridge, 2 roof vents, toilet with black water tank, exhaust fan / range for stove, all original light fixtures, dinette, cushions, brand new coach battery and engine battery. All appliances work. Road trip ready!
Original dealer optioned AC in Cab - blows cold, just serviced.
2 110v outlets and 12v outlet in coach
2 roof vents - one in bathroom, one above dinette.
Cab-over sleeps 2+ - massive bed that pulls out to become even larger. Dinette also converts to sleep 2 more people.
Includes original table that stows under bed.
Black water tank recently cleaned and emptied.



All service performed in the last 10k Miles:
Valve adjustment
AC serviced and recharged.
New Exhaust manifold gasket
Oil change every 5k miles
Fuel filter replaced
Starter replaced
New battery terminals
Clutch & master cylinder replaced
New plugs & wires
New tires (all 6) and brakes all around
New engine & coach batteries
New water pump
New propane tank


Cons: Slight water stains on headliner from leaving a roof vent open during a rain storm one night, totally my fault, also previous owner installed roof racks to mount the rear hatch prop poles and did not seal these. I have since removed and resealed them properly with butyl tape. Scratches on hood paint. Original water pump just died - have a new one on order and will be replacing if it doesn't sell before it arrives.

Please feel free to call or text with any questions. The Sunrader is located in Portland, OR
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