Good Sam Club Open Roads Forum: 2014 Livin lite vrv 8.5x20 VS. 2018 jayco octane 222
Open Roads Forum Already a member? Login here.   If not, Register Today!  |  Help

Newest  |  Active  |  Popular  |  RVing FAQ Forum Rules  |  Forum Posting Help and Support  |  Contact  

Search:   Advanced Search

Search only in Toy Haulers

Open Roads Forum  >  Toy Haulers  >  Toy Haulers

 > 2014 Livin lite vrv 8.5x20 VS. 2018 jayco octane 222

Reply to Topic  |  Subscribe  |  Print Topic  |  Post New Topic  | 
Drummn22

Missouri

New Member

Joined: 06/24/2019

View Profile


Offline
Posted: 06/24/19 08:39pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Trying to decide which to buy. I will be hauling 800lbs of toys with the TV being a 14 Tundra CM. The VRV is about 2k cheaper than the octane. Both are in my price range. Which would you all go for and why? I am struggling with which one is best. The camper I have now I have had 9 years. Thanks

* This post was edited 06/24/19 08:53pm by Drummn22 *

normal_dave

Georgia

Senior Member

Joined: 01/06/2011

View Profile


Offline
Posted: 06/25/19 06:10am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

For me? It's a no brainer, Livinlite VRV.
All aluminum construction, frame walls, ceiling joists, interior cabinet framing as well, aluminum welded tubing. Exterior is higher quality fiberglass gelcoat, If anything ever leaks, there is literally nothing inside to damage. Not sure about 2014, but it may also have Azdel sheet for interior walls and ceiling. The roof also is aluminum, so nothing to worry about there either. The flooring is formed u-channel aluminum, like what's in a horse trailer, extremely strong.

I guess, everything about it, is far superior to the newer Jayco. Livinlite is now owned by Thor, and while the brand is discontinued, I think parts and support are still available.

There is no comparison...About the only negative is appearance inside, the VRV, has aluminum cabinet doors on earlier models, and some say a "utilitarian" interior feel. I'll take function and long lasting quality over appearance any day.

Good Luck!


1995 Ford E-150 Club Wagon Chateau Van
2012 Cargo Trailer Conversion Camper/Hauler

hvac

Michigan

Senior Member

Joined: 01/15/2012

View Profile



Good Sam RV Club Member


Posted: 06/28/19 06:09am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

No brainer. The 14 models are all aluminum.

Reply to Topic  |  Subscribe  |  Print Topic  |  Post New Topic  | 

Open Roads Forum  >  Toy Haulers  >  Toy Haulers

 > 2014 Livin lite vrv 8.5x20 VS. 2018 jayco octane 222
Search:   Advanced Search

Search only in Toy Haulers


New posts No new posts
Closed, new posts Closed, no new posts
Moved, new posts Moved, no new posts

Adjust text size:

© 2019 CWI, Inc. © 2019 Good Sam Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved. | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY | YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS