FOR SALE
1978 GMC MOTORHOME



26' ROYALE

$69,500 OBO
Will consider trades for classic cars

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Our 26' GMC Royale with Rear bath is arguably one of the finest GMC Motorhomes on the road.

 

Approximately 13,000 were built and we have had this vehicle inspected by Club Members and their consensus is that none have been thoroughly restored to his standard.

 

The previous owner was a very successful man in the Publication industry and he spared no expense what so ever. It was a dream of his to have one of the very best GMC Motorhomes in existence, and he contracted Cinnabar to perform a full restoration of this vehicle. Over $110,000 dollars was spent it took two years and the vehicle came out spectacular. Used all OEM parts and proper installation of all components by the pros who bought the Plans from GMC.

 

If you are looking for a GMC motor home this is the one to own. We purchased the vehicle last year from the gentleman who contracted all the work done. Unfortunately he never really used the motorhome the kids had grown up and moved out, his books were on hold and he couldnt find the time to travel. The vehicle was in mint condition and stored in a enclosed structure everything looked brand new and everything worked. The vehicle is fully loaded and includes a modern Audio and Video system with Satellite Direct TV we added blue Leds for ambient lighting.

 

Below is a list of upgrades and repairs a full file of receipts from Cinnabar will accompany the vehicle noting much of these components. Every detail was addressed and there is too much to list the vehicle is simply brand new in every way and arguably The Absolute Very Best. We had driven it 800 miles on the first trip and have enjoyed it locally since, you will not find a finer example and if you are looking for the finest in GMC Home Motoring this vehicle is flawless.

 


FEATURES OF THIS COACH


 

 

This coach was totally reconditioned by Cinnabar Engineering. With care, it should easily last another 25 years. Cinnabar Engineering purchased the manufacturing rights to the GMC Motor Home and offers a complete line of parts and services for proper maintenance of the coach.

 


DRIVE TRAIN

Rebuilt 455ci Engine
(Including all accessory components and radiator)

Brand New(Not Rebuilt) GM 425 Automatic Transmission

New A/C Compressor (NOS)

Supplemental Vacuum Power Assist (GM/NOS)

New Vacuum Lines incl. Dash air system

New Rostra Cruise Control

Rebuilt Carb

Updated HE Ignition System

Thorley Headers 3 inch Stainless Steel Exhaust W Twin Flowmasters

3:42 Final Drive (GM)

Fuel Line Cooling Loop (Prevents Vapor Lock)

Rebuilt Steering Column

Heavy Duty Radiator

 


 

FRONT SUSPENSION

Bushings including
Idler control arm ( Machined Custom ZERK Fittings)

Sway Bar bushings and Mounts

Shocks, Hubs Knuckles and Bearings

 


 

REAR SUSPENSION

Complete Rebuild including
Lines, Controls, Bags, Shocks, Valves, Compressor for Electro Level 1

Boogie Pins and Bearings

 


 

BRAKES

Front and Rear Complete rebuild with Hand Brake

 


 

COACH

Body was stripped to surface sealed, primed and painted. Frame was cleaned, etched, inspected and painted.

New Rub Rail

RAMCO Heated Electric Mirrors with Turn Signals

Custom Spare tire Cover

Accessory Doors flush mount locking

Accessory Doors (storage)

Accessory Battery Tray

Updated Rectangle Halogen Head lights with Matching OEM type bezels

New Grill

Re-Chromed front bumpers with Custom Rock Guard

Upgraded Wiper system

Wind Wings

All window frames painted new sealing, rubber and latch system

New Roof plumbing and Refrigerator vents

New Roof Air Unit

Thermostatically Controlled front and rear roof vents

Updated rear tail lights

New Front and Rear Clearance lighting (GMC)

 


 

INTERIOR

New Head Liner

Color Keyed rear bath headliner

New Dash Gauges Speedo, Tach, Oil Pressure, oil temp, Trans temp, Alt/Volt meter, Air bag pressure and fuel level.

Custom GMC Leather steering wheel

Leather covered Dash and Side panels

New Upgraded AC heat and Dash control system

New Leather seats w/ 6 way power and Lumbar

In Dash CD, AM-FM/DVD-TV surround system

Original Coachmen Solid Walnut cabinetry

New Upholstery throughout

New Carpet w/ bound matting

Corian Counters and Table tops

Water filtration at Sink

New Convection/ Microwave

Restored Kitchen aide four burner stove

Upgraded 50k BTU Furnace

New Fridge w/ stainless steel panels

New Rear bath folding door

New Privacy curtains

New Day and Night Shades

Custom Walnut shelving New water system Pump on Demand

Rebuilt Toilet Plumbing System

New water heater and water exchanger

New windshields and rubber

 


 

MISCELLANEOUS

Completely detailed engine compartment

NOS GM Rocket air cleaner emblem

Onan with 375 hours Serviced

New linkage and NOS electronic ignition

7 Alcoa Wheels New Michelin 10ply Tires

Front Wheel Track Spacers

All books, manuals and diagrams.

 


 

 

It’s the best buy you’ll ever make on a MotorHome.

If cared for, GMC Motor Coaches have, since new, traditionally retained all of their value and this one has been totally reconditioned.

The motorhome is under cover in San Diego, California.

 

 

Contact information:

7215 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
619-247-7615

thesandiegocollection@cox.net

www.thesandiegocollection.com