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Old 07-03-2017, 12:39 AM   #29
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From my conversations with Phoenix, the hub cap mfr; Tiffin OEMs the wheel from another mfr and caps from Phoenix. The caps have stayed the same but the inner wheel opening has changed by 0.5mm. The clips on the "half moon" 4 tabs, and probably five tabs too, are slightly short for the change. As such, I've lost both caps in the first 1000 miles. They are not loose to touch; however, a good bump and a little wheel flex and they pop right off.

Phoenix offers a behind the lug alternative, with their branding, as an inexpensive alternative - you have to remove every other lug to install. Considering this option. We will finish this post when done and include pictures.
Thank you so much for the info! Very informative, at least I won't be upset when I see mine fly off my new coach!
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Tiffin should be double checking the hub cover they purchase will work. If Ford changed suppliers, they may have dropped the ball and not informed Tiffin - if Tiffin was as brand conscious as they claim, they would periodically check for possible issues.

I think the "success" has diluted their quality and is starting to burnish their brand.
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:23 AM   #31
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Update on my 32SA :

I dug in to the front AC duct issue. The duct taped seam between the return air duct and ac plenum came lose and was hanging and blocking return air. Used some foil tape and fixed this issue once and for all. Phone camera came in handy to view inside duct space.

Adding a front camera for those close turns in tight spaces.
Adding 5 Star and Banks next week.
Received Phoenix behind the lug front hub covers. Installing next week.

I will post some photos next time.
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Old 07-13-2017, 10:22 PM   #32
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Loosing hubcaps

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Tiffin should be double checking the hub cover they purchase will work. If Ford changed suppliers, they may have dropped the ball and not informed Tiffin - if Tiffin was as brand conscious as they claim, they would periodically check for possible issues.

I think the "success" has diluted their quality and is starting to burnish their brand.
Very well stated! Thanks
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Update on my 32SA :

I dug in to the front AC duct issue. The duct taped seam between the return air duct and ac plenum came lose and was hanging and blocking return air. Used some foil tape and fixed this issue once and for all. Phone camera came in handy to view inside duct space.

Adding a front camera for those close turns in tight spaces.
Adding 5 Star and Banks next week.
Received Phoenix behind the lug front hub covers. Installing next week.

I will post some photos next time.
Thank you in advance ALinMaine for adding our tune to your coach! You're going to love the changes it and the Banks makes on your coach.
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Front hub caps left side gone on trip home during our return from Ft. Meyers FL to Stroudsburg Pa.
Called Tiffin they sent a pair overnight, great service. After inspecting the rim , there was grease on the mounting points and the caps fit loose. I expanded the hub cap mounting tabs for a tighter fit and 1100 miles later and they are intact.
Keeping Fingers Crossed..
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Front hub caps left side gone on trip home during our return from Ft. Meyers FL to Stroudsburg Pa.
Called Tiffin they sent a pair overnight, great service. After inspecting the rim , there was grease on the mounting points and the caps fit loose. I expanded the hub cap mounting tabs for a tighter fit and 1100 miles later and they are intact.
Keeping Fingers Crossed..
Thanks! Very helpful.
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