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Old 05-01-2017, 12:06 PM   #1
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Buying in California versus Arizona

Hello All!

I live in California, but I'm looking into purchasing a Cherokee in Arizona due to the fact that they tend to carry a lower price tag out there.

I've done some research and have heard tell of differences in the design of Cherokees that are made in California versus ones that are made in Arizona.

Is there any credence to this? Are there design differences or are the trailers the same regardless of the location in which they are built?

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Old 05-01-2017, 12:17 PM   #2
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There are no Cherokees made in Arizona.
FR has no factories in Arizona.
In fact, I don't think there are any RV factories in Arizona.
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Old 05-01-2017, 01:09 PM   #3
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Thank you for the information, bikendan!
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Old 05-28-2017, 04:29 PM   #4
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There are no Cherokees made in Arizona.
FR has no factories in Arizona.
In fact, I don't think there are any RV factories in Arizona.
There is a company that makes Park Models in AZ.
Maybe due to the fact that they don't have to transport an extra few hundred miles is why they might be a little cheaper in AZ. Still have to pay California tax.
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Old 05-30-2017, 06:21 PM   #5
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I'm a believer in getting to know your local dealer. Because you are going to have some warranty issues at some point. I bought my trailer at a local dealer after going there quite a few times prior to buying. I got to know them a little, and liked their no pressure sales style. I am very pleased with the after the sales service. Everything that I have had concerns with has been taken care of no problem, no questions. Yea, sometimes it takes a while to get parts for something, but I've always been able to tell them I need it for a planed trip and get it back in time for it. Sure we went back and forth on price, and me seeing what else I could get thrown it, part that is part of the game. I read stories here of the trouble people have had from buying outside their area, and trying to get warranty work done locally. I wonder if it is worth the money or not. I'm just glad I was able deal with the locals. I think I was lucky it worked out well for me.
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You'll see almost as many stories about those that bought local and still got terrible service and were treated poorly.
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