I am the proud new owner of this 1966 Lifetime (#159(?)). I am a longtime fan of canned ham, vintage RVs, and Americana; however, this RV is my first venture into the vintage RV world. I am glad to get to know such a great group of enthusiasts, and share stories and information. These photos are from the previous owner, but I will begin posting more pictures once I take ownership this weekend!

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Looks good Ryan.I have added Life-Time to this forum.Anyone else out there who owns one of these?

Ryan, is a Life-Time a type of Winnebago? I've never run across this brand before. Nice photos too. Thanks for sharing with us.

Pat,Life-Time helped Winnebago build their first motorhome in 1966.Before and after that time they also built motorhomes.Later becoming Bendix Lifetime.

Thanks!  Never knew that. They are nice looking rvs. Pretty rate now I guess

 

Great rig, Happy Happy to you!

What a nice find!

So, I flew out to Boise, Idaho from Portland on Friday morning. I arrived at Boise after a short, one-hour flight. The previous owner picked me up from the airport and drove me to his house where I met my 1966 Lifetime. After getting the details of the rig, I drove it through Ontario, Oregon and to Suttle Lake campground to spend the night. I drove into salem, then to Oregon City (to show it off) before making it home Saturday afternoon. I love this little RV and it get lots of looks and "thumbs-up" from people on the road. I will post more pictures soon :)

Ryan,glad you had a great road trip.I have used my 1969 Ford P350 with the 300 6 cylinder motor (1970 Winnebago F17) the most.Yours most likely is a 1965 chassis.I take for granted that it will always get me were I want to go!

Thanks, Jim. Do you know of any resources that will help me decode the VIN?

Congratulations Ryan!  I saw this on Ebay, nice that a GoodOldRV'er got it.  Looking forward to hearing about your adventures.

Lynne

Thanks, Lynne. I saw this on Craigslist and it took me 2 days to talk my wife into getting it - I am shocked that nobody else jumped on this before I did. It is even cooler in person :)

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