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Old 09-12-2011, 09:46 PM   #11
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Right... They are on lower right and reading correctly... It was the turbo (left side) Just seemed to be running an excessive amount but I guess that's normal....
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:51 PM   #12
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Mine runs like yours (most of the time), and I think mine is operating normally.

As for camp Freightliner, I have heard from many people that it is well worth the money. Now if I can get the time to get over there...
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:07 PM   #13
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Amen to that... That's a long haul from Texas....
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:39 PM   #14
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Joker, check the Camp Freightliner website. Sometimes they have the classes in Oregon or somewhere out west. It may be the one you can catch. Ernest, you don't have where you are located on your profile, but check out the Camp Freightliner website and see if there will be a class near you soon. For us neophytes, it is well worth the money and time!
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Old 12-24-2011, 10:13 AM   #15
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To expand on my above thread....

I have a 2008 Berkshire I Just purchased in Florida and I'm driving it home to Texas.... It seems that the compressor is coming on and running a minute or so really really often... The gauge fluctuates from just below 25 up to about 35.... Not being familiar with an air break system, I don't know if this is normal or not....

Any sage advice would be greatly appreciated..
Being nosy, why would you go to Fl. for your unit,lazydays i suspect,where i buy at, when you have a huge dealer just south of Dallas,mhsrv.com. we're thinking of up grading to a diesel,would like your thought on dealers.. thank you
as a retired truck driver air compressors are made to do that,hopefully there's an air dryer in the system that will spit out condensation,as to how often, maybe every 5 min. it can be adjusted,i'd check for a leak first ...
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:31 AM   #16
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Merry Christmas HarleyDriven....

To answer your question - I, like you, wanted to upgrade to a DP and man did I shop.... From my home state of Texas to NY to Arizona and finally Florida... (thank goodness for Internet)

I did shop various dealers in Texas (PPL and the dealer you mentioned) as well as many many more... I had a definite price range and was determined to not get "sold" out of it...

I decided to stay away from consignment type dealers for manly reasons, one being a lack of a worthwhile iwarranty
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:46 AM   #17
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Well dang.... Hit send before I was ready...

To continue.....

The sales staff at MHSRV was very unfriendly each time I tried to find out about a particular MH. If I'm spending a chunk of change for one I expect them to at least act interested.. (now I'm sure there are folks that probably weren't treated this way there. This is just my experience)

I finally found 2008 38' Forest River Berkshire with only 20K miles on it and the sales person went above and beyond to see that all my questions were answered. He even went to the trouble of doing a walk-around inside and out and taking a video as he did it.

They have a fantastic facility (128 acres) and really present the MH you're interested in...

Finally, I couldn't believe the deal I was able to work - MH was listed for $159,900 and I ended up getting it for $89,900 .. And best of all - WE LOVE IT!!!!

Hope I've helped.. Any other questions, just ask....
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Old 12-24-2011, 03:09 PM   #18
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your tubo runs all the time your motor runs the more power you need the more boost you will see on your gauge
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Old 12-24-2011, 10:39 PM   #19
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This is what I was told about the 'turbo boost' gauge. It has nothing to do with the turbo going off and on, it is turning all of the time. You simply don't want it to run high all of the time, on the truck I drive I try not to let it sit at 30 pounds long, I will simply get off the fuel pedal for a second or so to let it come down. Each engine is different, your may be set to run up to 35 pounds or higher.
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Just looking, Camp Frieghtliner offers classes in FL, TX, and many other locations. What a great idea from Frieghtliner!
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