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Old 07-08-2016, 07:55 PM   #21
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I've been in a few of those Livin' Lites. That aluminum feels "cold.". Much rather have wood inside.
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We looked at a livin lite before going with a C. They offer snap on carpets for the floors to combat the cold and insulation packages. The build quality was impressive. Really good welds on that aluminum. If you've ever worked with aluminum you'll really appreciate the cleanliness and uniformity of those welds! If I was in the market for a TT these would be high on the list. The only drawback is that they didn't offer a 5er or anything with more than one slide or more living length beyond 21 ft. But it has been 3 years and things may have changed. If Ford slapped their badge on one of these then I agree, good move on their part.

https://media.ford.com/content/fordm...s-campers.html
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:34 AM   #23
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I agree with this... to me this is a good way to bring the Ford name down in terms of quality expectations. They've spent a long time getting to the #1 selling truck brand, why chance it? I like fords as much as the next guy, but I certainly wouldn't want my TT to have it in bright bold letters on the side.

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I am with you guys,,,
I hope they are not putting the Blue Oval on a turd !!!
I do not see this working out well for Ford !!!
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My question is, who are they targeting with the Ford RV, just Ford owners? Would a fanatic Chevy or Ram truck owner buy a Ford truck camper or toy hauler? Here’s the link to the “built tough” Ford RVs. Ford Truck Campers

They have floorplans available and also a find a dealer page.
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:19 AM   #25
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My question is, who are they targeting with the Ford RV, just Ford owners? Would a fanatic Chevy or Ram truck owner buy a Ford truck camper or toy hauler? Here’s the link to the “built tough” Ford RVs. Ford Truck Campers

They have floorplans available and also a find a dealer page.
Right On Oakman !!!
They look good to me,,, but I am a Ford guy !!!
If I were a Bow Tie or Dodge guy I sure would not buy one of those !!!
I can only hope they are not Turds !!! LOL !!!
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As does Coleman also. If you can live without Ford decals, Ford wheels, Ford emblems on the upholstery, and other hype just buy the same floor plan Livin Lite, you'll save thousands. The Colemans , which are made by Dutchmen and are Aerolite clones, are/were 3K more than the Aerolite.........for Coleman decals. They gave you a cooler, water jug, aluminum wheels, and a stove that popped out of the camper side, which everyone claimed was worthless.

I suspect they'll sell a bunch to the hard core Ford loyalists who would buy a turd if it had a blue oval on it. But then again the Livin Lites are at a much higher price point which is why you do not see many.
How much are you asking for that turd?
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My question is, who are they targeting with the Ford RV, just Ford owners? Would a fanatic Chevy or Ram truck owner buy a Ford truck camper or toy hauler? Here’s the link to the “built tough” Ford RVs. Ford Truck Campers

They have floorplans available and also a find a dealer page.
The first paragraph says it all:

"The all-new FORD branded, aluminum constructed truck campers from LIVIN LITE RV are designed with FORD enthusiasts in mind."

However, if I can buy the exact same trailer with Livin' Lite on the side instead of Ford, I'd have to question that word "designed."

Here's one in captivity: http://www.linksrvs.com/inventory/10...manu=livinlite

Note FORD on the dinette cushions. That must be the "design!"

As a dealer, it would seem like you're limiting your potential clientele. These could sit on the lot for some time.
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