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Old 03-19-2014, 07:08 PM   #11
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I know you are joking, but you hit on an important fact. Look at the earlier post below, #4 exterior changes..."wired for third AC". Probably related to the lack of proper insulation with the new side walls, roofing, etc. My 2013 has a 15k BTU in the rear and a 13K BTU in the front, plenty for the 39 foot rig.
Not joking even a little bit, "wired for third AC" kinda proves the point. I'll stick with light colors and even those get warm.
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Old 03-19-2014, 07:44 PM   #12
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Same here on the light colors. Had a mostly black Tiffin, and the 2 15k units worked HARD to keep up in summer. As gorgeaus as it was, I'll never own another dark painted rig.
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Old 03-20-2014, 08:46 AM   #13
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At least they kept the arched roof

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Old 03-21-2014, 07:44 AM   #14
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Iw that s it all bad news? It seems to me that trilogy can keep the quality of workmanship and materials in general. I do go however for what is different and unique. Many years ago I had a Starfire mh by Eldorado. Now that was unique

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Old 03-27-2014, 01:19 PM   #15
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I just joined this forum to do research on the Trilogy. I must say there seems to be a lot of good information from knowledgeable RV owners. I am planning on retirement within the next six months and have been to several dealers and shows looking at a variety of fifth wheels. My wife really likes the Trilogy and we were waiting for our local dealer to receive the 2015 models. I liked the idea of the fiberglass roof vs rubber, but now with this change I don't know if this is a concern or not. Maybe someone can post their thoughts on this.
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Old 03-27-2014, 01:52 PM   #16
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All the crying is over "spilled milk", nothing can be done about it, so it will be up to customers as to whether the decision for the changes were appropriate or not. At least the Trilogy is still on the market, which if left alone, it would have become a "has been".
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Old 03-27-2014, 02:10 PM   #17
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I just joined this forum to do research on the Trilogy. I must say there seems to be a lot of good information from knowledgeable RV owners. I am planning on retirement within the next six months and have been to several dealers and shows looking at a variety of fifth wheels. My wife really likes the Trilogy and we were waiting for our local dealer to receive the 2015 models. I liked the idea of the fiberglass roof vs rubber, but now with this change I don't know if this is a concern or not. Maybe someone can post their thoughts on this.
Welcome to the Forum. The roofing materials are just one of the many changes in the 2015ís. Rubber roofs require cleaning and treatment 2-4 times a year, depending on exposure to sun and climate. Not a problem if you like heights and have good balance. Fiberglass, no treatment necessary, however still a good idea once a year to inspect caulking.
There are still a good many new 2013 & 2014ís available or sale. You can find them on RV Trader or on Dynamax website, dealer lookup. There is also a sales link on the website that will get you a live body who can tell you by year and model where they are located.
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:47 PM   #18
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On the new models are they putting on ladders, as with the old roofs they did not have them.
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Old 03-27-2014, 05:39 PM   #19
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On the new models are they putting on ladders, as with the old roofs they did not have them.
Ladders are an option on the 2015's, I think $250. Didn't need one for the 2013 & 2014, you will certainly need one for the new rubber roofs.
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Personal opinion. The fiberglass roof is a step up and what you can find on better motor homes. That being said, there are several 2014 model Trilogies still available

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