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Old 12-22-2015, 03:38 PM   #21
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My 2016 sabre looks different than the other 2016's sitting on the lots now.....


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That's because you have a palomino Sabre not a forest river Sabre


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Old 12-22-2015, 03:48 PM   #22
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That's because you have a palomino Sabre not a forest river Sabre


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I know! Just goes to show how much can change in a model year!

Remember the " heritage" edition F150?


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Old 12-22-2015, 04:17 PM   #23
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I just got off the phone with the Oregon Forrest River plant. Although my trailer is a 2016 (its production date is April of 2015) the new 2016 model year changes did not begin until late July or August. This explains why the minor model year changes are not on my trailer.

They continue to use the 2015 model year assembly materials until they run out. I guess this explains my confusion in that we wanted a certain decor (color and cabinets) and were told that was in a 2016 model. But when we finally saw the trailer at the walk through, it appeared to be a 2015! The color was what we wanted but the cabinets and the placement of the DVD player was different. No biggie. I just did not want to pay for a 2016 (which was about $2,000 more) than the 2015 model. At least I don't feel like an idiot focusing on the minors!
Our 2007 Rockwood Roo had the fabrics/decor/features from the 2006 production model year.
The DW hated the 2007's fabrics/decor until we found this early build unit that was using leftover materials from the 2006 line.
We drove 4000 miles RT, to get it for that and that it was the lowest price anywhere.
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Old 12-22-2015, 04:36 PM   #24
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If you look online for a VIN decoder you will see the 10th digit represents the model year.

4x4TSMB23GTxxxxxxx

So in your case, the "G" represents 2016
This is the only correct answer.
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Old 12-22-2015, 04:40 PM   #25
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Thanks again for all your input. It's setted it's a 2016
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:09 PM   #26
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Gary, I edited out the last couple of digits of your VIN, which are not important to the subject, as the 10th digit indicates the year.

This forum is open to anybody with a computer, without even having to be a member here. I am not sure if somebody with ill intentions could use the VIN for their own personal gain or somehow use it against you, but thought it best not to take chances.
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The 10th position of the VIN is the model year and that should correspond to the date / year on the outside sticker. The sticker on the outside with the weights and other data is the federal certification. I suppose it is possible that they build a trailer in one year and for whatever reason does not get certified and have been assigned until the next year. The bottom line is the manufacturer can assign whatever year they want to it and it doesn't matter when it was built.

gljurczyk, I'd double check the VIN, if its a C in the 10th position you're ok, if its B you have a misprinted title which is not uncommon.
Thanks for the info I have a "C" letter as you stated.....:
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