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Old 02-23-2018, 11:24 AM   #21
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I could still tow my toad behind even with the bikes.
Haven't tried it yet though- the motorcycle can go in the truck for ease and a shorter hitch setup.
Here is my dez setup. Now I can haul the bicycles on the backwall high-mount with the flatbed loaded because we camp on a dry lake sometimes and ride them too:

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Old 02-24-2018, 01:31 PM   #22
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My wife saw it and fell in love with it. Looks like we’re going to be Forester owners next month !

I’m also getting both house batteries replaced with new deep cycle 27s. I’m paying to have the dealer install a 3rd party brake controller so I can pull my little 5x8 cargo trailer when I need to.

Looking forward to the fun !
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Old 02-27-2018, 02:47 AM   #23
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No problems yet here on the a/c. Make sure the in-wall slide operates well, ours required some adjustments to the rollers. I wish we had been able to drive a Chevy, the Ford has been a struggle to get it to handle and track right.
Our Ford E-450 handled so badly when we drove it home from the dealer that I was not comfortable moving one hand from the steering wheel to reach for my drink in the cup holder.
After having the front end aligned
(to "Forest River specs") it drives like a dream.
YMMV
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Old 02-28-2018, 11:15 AM   #24
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Our Ford E-450 handled so badly when we drove it home from the dealer that I was not comfortable moving one hand from the steering wheel to reach for my drink in the cup holder.
After having the front end aligned
(to "Forest River specs") it drives like a dream.
YMMV
Amazing what a little positive caster will do.
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Old 02-28-2018, 11:16 AM   #25
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Hey S1njin...post some photos when you get it...
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Old 03-09-2018, 08:22 AM   #26
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Supposed to be picking it up tomorrow. The only outstanding item I'm waiting on is if I have the generator genie problem. Everything else I flagged so far they've addressed so we'll see come tomorrow.
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Old 03-10-2018, 07:48 PM   #27
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We ended up not buying it. Camping World did a horrible job with their PDI. They neglected a couple items we had pointed out - including the genny genie cable. Just aggravated the heck out of me. We also had some daylight coming through the slide seals they didn’t fix, and I found the front passenger corner of the fiberglass roof had some lift or play in it. I didn’t want to take my chances. Especially as it was a leftover that had been to shows and what not.

They didn’t even clean it well !

So we went down the road and signed for a 2018 Sunseeker 2291sc. With the Big Foot levelers as a dealer install we were only 2500 more. It had all the other options we wanted save the skirt paint and I got to lose the tablet command center in favor of buttons (which I quickly learned I like better). Otherwise they are almost identical save it being on the lot for only 2.5 months vs 14.
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Old 03-10-2018, 08:28 PM   #28
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Oh I also lost the Dometic in favor of the Atwood Air Command (which I understand Dometic bought). Interested to see how the 18k BTU equivalent works out.
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Old 03-14-2018, 04:29 PM   #29
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Congratulations! Is the new Chevy a six or eight speed ?
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Old 03-14-2018, 04:31 PM   #30
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6 still. 2017 Chassis.
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