For pretty much 20 years many suppliers produced the Toyota motor household in a number of models. In the course of its heyday, this small camper was made in more than 60 various models and types of motor properties.

Starting with the rather compact Toyota Chinook camper and carrying on via the biggest of the Toyota primarily based Winnebago and Itasca models, the Toyota primarily based motor household support to establish lots of suppliers in the RV market.

Mainly because of the substantial quantity of suppliers it is not uncommon to see equivalent campers and pretty various names. The compact general size had to limit the selection of floor plans accessible. This brought on a lot of the suppliers to construct virtual duplicates that varied only in some of the match and finish variety of specifics.

It wasn't lengthy till the suppliers started to expand the size of the camper bodies. Working with traditional manufacturing methods discovered in the travel trailer market, the stick and staple variety of building with aluminum siding became the typical.

In the decade of the 1980s production of the Toyota motor household peaked. A lot of various organizations had been making lots of various models. Some of the bigger organizations that had been in this enterprise had been national RV, the producers of the pretty well-known Dolphin series. They also made the Seabreeze models. At the very same time Winnebago was making the Brave, the Warrior, and the deluxe Itasca Spirit models.

Damen Corporation of Elkhart Indiana generate the Escaper motor household, though Coachman made the well-known Coachman and Savanna models. Leisure Odyssey was developing the Americana, Santa Cruz, and the Laguna campers.

The Mini-Mirage was constructed by Mirage industries, though the nevertheless pretty well-known SunRader was constructed with a fiberglass physique by Gardener Pacific.

By the late 1980s the length of the camper physique had expanded to 22 feet. This brought on a serious overload trouble on the original half ton pickup axle. A national security recall was issued by the United States government to right the trouble. Most of the models had been offered a new one particular ton axle. On the other hand there are nevertheless a couple of units accessible currently that have the unsafe axle. Caution is advised if you are searching at in 1980s version of this pretty well-known camper.

In 1989 V6 appeared on the market place in the Toyota chassis. This improved horse energy became pretty well-known with the camper owners and production continued till 1994 when Toyota stopped supplying the pickup chassis to the camper suppliers for security causes. Winnebago made some of the final V6 versions in 1994.


In the course of its production lifetime, the Toyota motor household enjoyed a fantastic well-known good results and was broadly distributed across the nation. These days the greatest quantity of units on the road appear to be concentrated on the east and west coast locations but these motor properties will turn up just about anyplace in the nation.