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Old 02-14-2015, 01:38 PM   #11
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We have a 390RB 360, and highly recommend the 360 if possible.
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Old 02-14-2015, 03:34 PM   #12
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Go with the 360 if the price point isn't too great. Towing isn't going to be a problem with either. You really will not notice it back there. IMO the difference is the transmission upgrade you will get with the 360. You will be happy with either one.
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Old 02-14-2015, 09:27 PM   #13
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The 360 also gives you aluminum wheels whereas the 340 has steel. Figure $3000 to upgrade to aluminum, thereby reducing unsprung spring rate which vastly improves handling--not to mention the aluminum looks much better than the hub caps.
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Old 02-14-2015, 11:00 PM   #14
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The 360 also gives you aluminum wheels whereas the 340 has steel. Figure $3000 to upgrade to aluminum, thereby reducing unsprung spring rate which vastly improves handling--not to mention the aluminum looks much better than the hub caps.

I will sell you aluminum wheels all day long for 3000.00$. Expect to pay between 1500-1800 with all the hardware.
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Old 02-15-2015, 08:53 AM   #15
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I would suggest that you weigh any RV before you buy it. The yellow sticker isn't always accurate. Know your empty weight and your traveling down the road weight.
Phil, that is one great suggestion and should probably be a commandment for buying a motorhome. By doing this before one makes an outlay, the unloaded weight can be seen and with some simple calculations, like adding water weight, passenger weight and fuel (if not full), one then can see how much is left for cargo.
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Old 02-15-2015, 07:16 PM   #16
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Phil, did you include the cost of new tires in your $1500? Many professional tire places will not reinstall tires that have been previously mounted. Invisible, but serious damage can be done in dismounting a tire. You could make an argument that the tires on the steel wheels do not need replaced. However, if they have more than a few miles on them, they will have a different circumference than the others. I guess it is all about one's personal tolerance for risk and one's willingness to spend money. For myself (and I do not force my opinion on others) I will not have a remounted tire on my vehicles. After all, it is essentially a used tire. I gave up used tires and recaps when I was 17. Just my opinion.
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I have no idea what you mean. I didn't go get old tires and put them on. I had tires that were just I've one year old and had four of them switched to the aluminum rims. This does absolutely no damage to the tire. The question was what do aluminum rims cost. The price I paid was for mounting and balancing. I might have put new tires if they were over 5 years old but no way am I risking anything by using my old tires.
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I would love to know where you can get all new tires and aluminum rims for 3000.00. 6 tires and 4 rims. No way.
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