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Old 03-02-2011, 07:46 PM   #1
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Gas Pusher

Was going thru some RVs at Parker, AZ the other day and saw my first gas pusher. It was a Georgetown 391 2008. It looked just like a diesel pusher from the outside. I was in awwwwwww!!

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Old 03-02-2011, 08:19 PM   #2
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I don't get it. According to the 2008 brochure, there wasn't a Georgetown model number 391. Look at past brochures posted by cfsoistman (Charlie) back on Feb. 17, 2011.


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Old 03-02-2011, 09:09 PM   #3
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I Googled it and thats what came up. It was a great looking RV.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:08 AM   #4
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Gas Pusher

Since the pusher chassis, Workhorse UFO, is no longer in production, the one you saw must have been one of the last down the line. I think Workhorse discovered it was too expensive to make versus what they could sell a gasser for.

We own the 2007 391 and love it. Its nice to be heading up a big hill with the transmission down shifted and engine revs up and still have a quiet conversation in the front.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:45 AM   #5
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I would like a Gas Pusher, that sounds cool. The cost of maintaining a Diesel is what scares me. I have seen the repair bills for motorhomes from the repair shop i used to work at...OUCH! just an oil change and new oil/air filters alone will drain your account. I admire you guys with the Diesels and your deep pockets. looks like fun to me, maybe someday...
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:06 PM   #6
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These days Diesel isnt so much better than a gas engine anymore. there used to be a massive difference and you could the 3 times the miles out of a diesel engine and on average was cheaper on fuel (despite diesel prices)

But now days a Diesel engine only lasts about 75% longer than a gas engine thats maintained and the costs of maintaining a diesel overshoots any little difference in fuel anymore. plus the new urea standards suck and are yet another cost and inconvenience to a diesel engine anymore.
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Old 03-03-2011, 04:31 PM   #7
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There's another outfit making gas pushers called "Special Interest Vehicles". Really neat-looking, but expensive. It's on their own design tubular space-frame structure that combines chassis and body frame into a single unit. The engine, transmission and suspensions are made by regular motor industry companes. Most seem to have the Ford V-10.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:24 PM   #8
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I wished I would of had more time to drive that gas pusher, it was very nice inside and out. I can see how it would be so much quiter. Oh well my lose.
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Old 03-04-2011, 09:07 PM   #9
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We own a 2008 on the Workhorse UFO and it is great!!!

Some minor Georgetown issues but other than that, LOVE IT

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