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Old 08-21-2016, 07:50 PM   #51
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Look for water damage. It's about the only thing that can't be fixed. Look for stains inside, mildew smell, ripples and wavyness on exterior fiberglass.
Especially where the cabover starts. That part buckles once things start rotting. Check the condition of rubber roof and caulking. My first class C I got when it was 10 years old and I didn't know better. It had water damage that had been "repaired". I used it for 10 years and had almost no trouble with any appliances, generator or the truck, but I never could completely track down the various water leaks. In the end the water damage trashed it.
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:38 PM   #52
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Thanks for all of the help. I am now the proud owner of 2008 3120 DS.

Had the roof inspected and was in excellent shape. I have the rv in shop now for annual roof service. I am in process of removing overhead entertainment center and building bunk. Fridge and ac work great, I have not tested WH as of yet. Tires have plenty of tread but do show signs of dry rot cracks. I am not real concerned as they are 10 ply. Should I be?
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Old 08-22-2016, 07:22 PM   #53
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Congrats on your purchase. As for the tires, I've heard if the cracks are more than 1/8 inch wide and/or the tires are older than about 7 years, they should be replaced. Put a set of new Michelins on it and it'll ride 10 years younger.
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Old 08-22-2016, 07:47 PM   #54
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Good deal, cracks are very small, hairline size. So Michelens are double the regular tire cost. Worth the extra 600?
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