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Old 12-08-2013, 10:20 AM   #11
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I just got a V lite and towed it only once but when I checked mileage got 10 mpg on 2 lane highway with up and down hills and little towns I had to slow down for. My old tt was 2000 lbs less and 6 ft shorter but only got 9.8 mpg on interstate so mileage was little if any, didn't feel the wind as much when tractor trailers went by which was good.
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:42 AM   #12
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The Winjammer is just a step up from the v-cross, that's all. They do tow more stable I think with the v-nose, but what sold us was the floor plan and finally a place to put the kitchen without intruding on the rest of the floor plan. The windjammer has a heavier duty "nose" piece, rock guards on the windows up front, lower skirt around the rig and a few other things. It's all what you can afford, they are both great rigs. I recommend this floor plan "highly", even with small children....whenever you have bunks on a tt, they whack the floorplan and the space is only usable while your sleeping. I have the 3008 and all together three queen beds! Fold the two up and you have space nearly that of a small condo!
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Old 12-08-2013, 01:04 PM   #13
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Windjammer & V-Lite are made in the Same plant. V-Cross is made elsewhere. Price is NOT a scale to judge any of the (3). Money will NOT produce a (Good Dealer,Quality Workmanship,or a Flawless RV). Buy what you and your Family like,and USE it! Youroo!!
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Old 12-20-2013, 10:39 AM   #14
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Windjammer & V-Lite are made in the Same plant. V-Cross is made elsewhere. Price is NOT a scale to judge any of the (3). Money will NOT produce a (Good Dealer,Quality Workmanship,or a Flawless RV). Buy what you and your Family like,and USE it! Youroo!!

I think the V-Cross is made in the Cherokee Plant, according tot the warrantee/parts contact info.
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Old 12-21-2013, 10:22 AM   #15
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We have a VCross Platinum 5er. I really don't see any difference in fuel consumption but with the V nose, they really use the space well. We love it. Leaving today for a 12 day trip in the North GA mountains. Curious how the furnace will work in the cold weather. Haven't really needed it yet.
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:32 AM   #16
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We have a VCross Platinum 5er. I really don't see any difference in fuel consumption but with the V nose, they really use the space well. We love it. Leaving today for a 12 day trip in the North GA mountains. Curious how the furnace will work in the cold weather. Haven't really needed it yet.
GlenZ, we were in Nashville with our Windjammer at Thanksgiving, when temps got down to 11 degrees. Our furnace plus an auxiliary electric space heater kept it plenty warm at that temperature. Enjoy your trip.
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:36 AM   #17
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To the OP: The Windjammer and the Flagstaff V-lite offer the same basic floor plans in each model. Difference is in exterior graphics and interior color schemes. Like the GMC and Chevy, these are essentially the same vehicles with minor differences in badging, colors, and trim. Pick which you like, and go enjoy it. We absolutely LOVE our Windjammer 3008 with the front kitchen. Great use of space, and get the kitchen out of the middle of the living area.
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Old 04-21-2014, 07:00 AM   #18
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We have a 2012 windjammer 3002w. Pulling with a 2012 dodge 1500 express 5.7 L hemi. I get 12 mpg at 55 mph. Normal is 16.2 mpg. Not to bad i guess.
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Old 04-22-2014, 03:53 PM   #19
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At 12mpg your doing as good as it gets! lol I have the 3008 and get 14 with a F250 diesel, so with gas that sounds about fair. Note: get a bottle jack for tire changes and use it under your drivers side frame between the tires before you tip out....makes a world of difference in leveling and stability! Those tips are huge and it really helps...good luck in your travels.
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Old 04-30-2014, 10:10 PM   #20
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We have had our windjammer for 2 years & love it! We get about 8-10mpg depending on speed & wind. We tow with a f150 ecoboost. Click image for larger version

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