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Old 08-25-2015, 08:07 AM   #1
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Picking up my 27HFS on Saturday

Well it has been a while, but I am picking up my 27HFS on Saturday. The folks at RV Wholesalers have been great in dealing with me and all of my inquiries. Dallas and Scott, you all rock....Now I just have to get thru this 16 hour drive up and 16 back....
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:21 AM   #2
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You will love it. Happy camping.


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Old 08-25-2015, 08:25 AM   #3
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Great. Enjoy your new camper Later RJD
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Old 08-25-2015, 09:16 AM   #4
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TB, hello. I bought from them last year and would do it again. I am sure you will love it.

Right now, tell them to stage your unit for the PDI on concrete. This place looks like an artillery range when it rains, complete with small ponds.

Before signing, and with an LP tank filled before you get there; let them help you add some water to the FW tank; hook up electric and city water. Fill the HW and heat it with electric and gas, check out every minute detail; every system, including every button and switch. Every door, every window, e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.

Look over everything they want you to sign, carefully. They wanted more money when I got there and what I had given them, wasn't reflected on the contract, probably an honest mistake, but be careful.

If you can spare the time, camp at the lake near there to really get to see it work.

Make sure tires are at 65psi cold and the lugs are torqued; take along a torque wrench and check at 50, then at every 100 miles up to about 500/600. I was surprised that each time they would tighten. I also added the red high temp bearing grease with the buddy hubs, but shoot it in slowly, until you see it begin to exit the bearings. It might take more than one tube for all 4.

If you get home in 16 hours you are probably driving too fast. If you haven't pulled this kind of weight, length and height behind a light truck, allow plenty of stopping distance and be especially careful through Atlanta!

Let us know how it goes. And remember a post without pictures is really no post at all

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Old 08-25-2015, 09:31 AM   #5
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Congrats on your new XLR Hyperlite 27HFS.
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Old 08-27-2015, 07:24 PM   #6
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27' hfs love

Good for you!
We love ours - only had it 6 weeks. I couldn't find any in Seattle area; well, ones I could find are around $35k and there is no way I'm paying that. I have a love/hate relationship with living in the Puget Sound - love the scenery but hate the fact it's soooo expensive for everything here. So I went on RV Trader and did a nationwide search. Found it in Ohio, called the owner, settled on a price and went on to U-Ship.com and found a couple that were willing to tow it to me (for a large fee of course). This was all sight unseen; I had to trust the owner that it was in great condition etc. It arrived 10 days later and I couldn't be happier. Everything just shifted into place and we're just tickled pink about it.
What kind of toys do you guys have?
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We have a 2015 Harley Freewheeler trike and a 2004 Harley Road King Custom. Great fun. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-28-2015, 02:03 AM   #8
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Could not find a better deal the RV Wholesalers...Gave the local dealerships a chance to match price and they couldn't.

As for toys, I have a 2015 Harley Street Glide Special and a 2010 RoadGlide...
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Could not find a better deal the RV Wholesalers...Gave the local dealerships a chance to match price and they couldn't.



As for toys, I have a 2015 Harley Street Glide Special and a 2010 RoadGlide...

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Could not find a better deal the RV Wholesalers...Gave the local dealerships a chance to match price and they couldn't.
That was the same for me. I looked first at local dealers, while deciding on which TH, then found RVW online. Before I ordered mine, I went back to 3 of the dealers to see their best price on the exact model. I really didn't want to drive to OH... but they couldn't come close, one actual told me there was no way I was buying it for that price. Lazy Days, I think. Of course, the locals try to instill fear by saying how hard it willl be if a warranty fix is necessary (buying out of state). WW
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