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Old 02-10-2015, 06:04 PM   #1
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New 37PA Mod

We are going to purchase a new motor home by the end of the year and I've narrowed it down between the Newmar Ventana LE and the Allegro Red. I really like the 37PA but have some concerns about the CCC being only around 1400 pounds. I know others have mentioned it on the forum. So I sent a message to Tiffen and told them my concerns. Well, it appears they have heard it from others and I got the below message back from them today. So Tiffen is back in the hunt.

Steve,

On the 37PA we have just started offering a 360HP engine that will actually double the CCC. The suggested base for the 37PA on a 360HP chassis is $252,590.00 versus the 340HP at $243,890.00

Hope this helps.

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Stephanie McCarley
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Phone: 256.356.8661 ext 2388
Fax: 256.356.9742


Hope this info helps those out there that might be sitting on the fence.

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Thanks for the info! Our "fence" keeps getting shorter!! We really love the 37PA!
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Old 02-11-2015, 08:13 AM   #3
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It does look like a great coach. I wish I would have asked if this upgrade appled to the 38QRA. I would think it would. That is the other model we are interested.
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I guess you have to ask yourself what is most important to you. The $8700.00 extra added to the base price and extra HP vs extra cargo capacity and loss of MPG.
Also I found a really good site for "Glossary of RV Terms" at: www.RVFORUM.net that might help shed some more light on the subject.
When we were at the Tampa RV show we met a couple of Tiffin owners that told us that when it came to ordering a new Tiffin the 3 dealers to contact were: Shermin RV in Mississippi, Davis RV in Memphis, and RV World of Georgia. I can't speak from experience but that is what we were told.
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I guess you have to ask yourself what is most important to you. The $8700.00 extra added to the base price and extra HP vs extra cargo capacity and loss of MPG.
Also I found a really good site for "Glossary of RV Terms" at: www.RVFORUM.net that might help shed some more light on the subject.
When we were at the Tampa RV show we met a couple of Tiffin owners that told us that when it came to ordering a new Tiffin the 3 dealers to contact were: Shermin RV in Mississippi, Davis RV in Memphis, and RV World of Georgia. I can't speak from experience but that is what we were told.

It always comes down to choices. I don't mind the extra money as I would rather have added power and space. I hate to run close to the maximum load. It should also increase the ability to tow a heavier vehicle. With the previous setup there was the potential for limiting the toad to 3500 pounds.

I heard about the first two dealers, but not the one in Georgia. I will have to check them out as I live in Southeast GA and it would be more convenient.


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I thought that the CCC of a coach had more to do with the chassis axles than HP. My 38v bounder has a CCC of about 3000 lbs and a 300hp Cat.

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GAWR – Front: 12,000 lb
GAWR – Rear: 17,500 lb
GVWR: 29,500 lb

Bounder
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It always comes down to choices. I don't mind the extra money as I would rather have added power and space. I hate to run close to the maximum load. It should also increase the ability to tow a heavier vehicle. With the previous setup there was the potential for limiting the toad to 3500 pounds.

I heard about the first two dealers, but not the one in Georgia. I will have to check them out as I live in Southeast GA and it would be more convenient.


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We spoke to Russell at RV of Georgia. He was very nice and very helpful. In fact he has a 2014 Phaeton 40QBH on the lot at a great price! Only about 20K more than the 37PA.
RV World Buford, GA 770-945-2112
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I thought that the CCC of a coach had more to do with the chassis axles than HP. My 38v bounder has a CCC of about 3000 lbs and a 300hp Cat.

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GAWR Front: 12,000 lb
GAWR Rear: 17,500 lb
GVWR: 29,500 lb

Bounder
12,000
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I'm with you on that one. That was the only information sent in the email. I can only assume that other changes were made. I will inquire further if we really start to focus on the RED.

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