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Old 08-12-2015, 11:05 PM   #11
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I think that the info will be released at a dealers meeting/convention in the near future. New blue paint job that looks sweet.

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Old 08-13-2015, 09:04 AM   #12
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Thanks Rich, next time sneak some pictures......lol
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Old 08-13-2015, 10:19 AM   #13
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Handling, weight carrying capacity increase, annnnnd, this model will come with a 450 HP side radiator cummins.(plus a host of other upgrades) IMO, the company is nailing it right now with product development. I know I'm excited. After this week of seeing Forest River's commitment to customer service, I'm not looking elsewhere when I upgrade.


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And 7-8 mpg. I like my 10+ mpg on my Berk I have now!
There are brand new 2014 Charleston's out there for sale under $220k right now on RV Trader if you want a tag and 450 hp.


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Old 08-13-2015, 12:07 PM   #14
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Thanks Rich, next time sneak some pictures......lol

I took a couple, unfortunately they don't show much.

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Horse power for show ... it's torque that makes it go. What is the touque and GVW of this new unit
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Old 08-14-2015, 08:46 AM   #16
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Horse power for show ... it's torque that makes it go. What is the touque and GVW of this new unit
I think same as Charleston. 450 HP/ 1250 lb/ft torque.

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Old 08-14-2015, 11:05 AM   #17
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Just remember...... Supposedly maintenance costs increase dramatically on tags. I've heard as high as 3X the normal single axle annual maint costs.

Don't know if true; just sayin'

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Is that due to the tag axle or the larger engine. I would expect that the oil volume is larger but that would not account for 3X. I can say that costs jumped about 3X (even more if serviced thru Cummins) going gas to dsl
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Just remember...... Supposedly maintenance costs increase dramatically on tags. I've heard as high as 3X the normal single axle annual maint costs.

Don't know if true; just sayin'

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Good point. Something to think about if you're not getting a lot of road time each year.


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Our next coach will be a tag... My father had a 43' Allegro Bus and got 8 mpg...
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