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Old 10-18-2020, 07:06 AM
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The newer v10 has a little more pulling power, plus easier to pay for maintenance or repairs. If you spend all your time driving up mountains, then diesel, but is it worth the higher price as well as higher fuel cost? I’ve had both but will stick with gas even though maneuvering into gas stations can be a pain at times.
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We have a nice 41 ft bath and 1/2 Revolution LE For sale advertised in RV Trader. Kept undercover storage.
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Old 10-18-2020, 07:53 AM
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This is not a Cousin Eddie style motorhome you are familiar with.
They are in a big diesel pusher fancy motorhome on vacation and they are going to stop to put in an additive ? Kinda like putting oil in the gasoline of 2 cycle engines in the good old days. LOL

what were you doing hanging out at all those truck stops?
We have our butler handle the additives at truck stops. Doesn’t everyone?
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Old 10-18-2020, 07:55 AM
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We have our butler handle the additives at truck stops. Doesn’t everyone?

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This is not a Cousin Eddie style motorhome you are familiar with.
They are in a big diesel pusher fancy motorhome on vacation and they are going to stop to put in an additive ? Kinda like putting oil in the gasoline of 2 cycle engines in the good old days. LOL

what were you doing hanging out at all those truck stops?

Clueless.


Owners/drivers of "big diesel fancy motorhomes" dump their own sh^t from their tanks.
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Old 10-18-2020, 08:39 AM
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If you are buying new don't expect much of a discount as demand is outpacing supply. The last Class A I bought was at 70% of MSRP plus tax which is typical, I recently got a quote on a Class B that listed for $130,000 the discount was $1,500.00 on a cash deal with no trade. All the good ones are gone and they are making hay while the sun is shining. I've been buying new RV's since 1972 and have never seen anything like this before.
We have a 2018 Thor B+ with Ford 350 Diesel engine in that $130,000 range with about 6,500 miles on it and I would be excited to sell it for half that amount
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We have a 2018 Thor B+ with Ford 350 Diesel engine in that $130,000 range with about 6,500 miles on it and I would be excited to sell it for half that amount

Sweet ride.



Is it listed some where??
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We have a place in TV and are wanting to upgrade our motorhome to do some longer adventures. Any pros and cons in class A diesel pushers. We have a v10 Winnebago 36’ now but want to explore possible upgrades. Im familiar with the price differences. Looking for other pros and cons. Also anyone selling let us know!
Our Son just got back from a three week trip with the family Diesel RV and had no problems getting fuel. He put almost 5,000 miles on it and mostly west of The Mississippi. He said no problem in the Rockies. So many trucks on the road I can’t imagine any problem getting diesel fuel.
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Old 10-18-2020, 09:03 AM
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I'm not sure what most of these posts are based on, I do suspect not experience. I have had 45' diesel pusher motorhomes for over 30 years, the last 20 years have been Prevost. I average between 12 and 15,000 miles per year.
First, diesel is plentiful, no need for additives, if additives were needed trucking companies would be using them. In fact most engines discourage any additives.
Second, there are discount programs for diesel fuel. I routinely pay 35 to 1.30 less than street price for diesel, just like trucking companies.
Third. I have never had an issue getting into a campground. There are some state parks that are limited, but they are also limited in services, most have no electric, water or dump hookups on the sites, this causes me not to stay there anyway.
In alot of cases you are way ahead with a 20 year old Prevost than a new non Prevost. The pricing will also be less.
In February there is a Prevost Stuff show about 3 to 4 hours south of here, it is a good show ot go to to see what is available and learn.
What ever you do be sure to get it inspected by a qualified inspector as part of the purchase, it may save you a bunch of money.
Let me know if you would like any additional info. I will help you if I can.
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Old 10-18-2020, 09:25 AM
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No. It isn’t listed but I would be happy to sell it as we don’t use it

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Is it listed some where??
No it isn’t listed anywhere but I would be happy to sell it, as you can tell by the miles we don’t use it.
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Old 10-18-2020, 09:53 AM
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We have a 2018 Thor B+ with Ford 350 Diesel engine in that $130,000 range with about 6,500 miles on it and I would be excited to sell it for half that amount
Thor builds thousands of units, Pleasure-way is a small family run business in Saskatchewan and there product is the very best, they hold their value and then some. You can still sell a 2005 unit for more than it cost new. It is very hard to find a dealer that has more than one or two in their inventory, most of them say in their advertising that they have them on order. By the way there is no such thing as a B+, there are A's, B's, and C's, what you have is a C as it was built on a cutaway chassis, a B is a modified camper van conversion that starts with a full cargo van. Several years ago the dealers came up with that B+ designation to justify asking a higher price than the class C's, just a sales gimmick to push small size class C's.
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any longer and some campgrounds won’t have sites for you
there is some issue with diesel fuel availability as seasons change in
different parts of the country
availability of repair shops limited

we had a 24’ gas motorhome and even then some of the better sites were a tight squeeze.
As far as class A motorhomes go if you can afford the price tag Tiffin is the way to go. Built in Alabama longest warranty in the industry.
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Old 10-18-2020, 10:07 AM
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We have a place in TV and are wanting to upgrade our motorhome to do some longer adventures. Any pros and cons in class A diesel pushers. We have a v10 Winnebago 36’ now but want to explore possible upgrades. Im familiar with the price differences. Looking for other pros and cons. Also anyone selling let us know!
Tiffin there is no other to compare to. Little pricy but better built better warranty better ride. Check out website. Call Tiffin ask for Bob Tiffin
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Old 10-18-2020, 10:18 AM
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If you are buying new don't expect much of a discount as demand is outpacing supply. The last Class A I bought was at 70% of MSRP plus tax which is typical, I recently got a quote on a Class B that listed for $130,000 the discount was $1,500.00 on a cash deal with no trade. All the good ones are gone and they are making hay while the sun is shining. I've been buying new RV's since 1972 and have never seen anything like this before.
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It's amazing what you can get for them now. We had 5 Pleasure-way Class B's and sold 4 of them for what we paid for them new. We have a 24 foot 2019 Class C that we will be selling in a couple weeks as it's just too big for what we do now.
May I ask what web site you used to sell your RVs?
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