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Old 10-26-2013, 02:43 PM   #1
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2002 U320 single axle/tag axle question

In the middle of the 2002 model year, Foretravel changed the 40' model U320 from a single axle with a GCVW of 44k to a tag axle with a GCVW of 52k.

Does anyone know if there is an axle weight problem or other problem with the single axle 2002 U320 models or why the change was made?
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:10 AM   #2
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I am only guessing here but if you weigh the single axle empty you can't fit much in it with out being over weight. with the tag you can load more of your stuff in it and not be over weight.
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Generally, the single axle does fine, but when trying to carry an additional hitch weight such as a motorcycle rack, the weight on the single gets out of wack. Other loadibg issues
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Try again, one can overload the single axle, yes, but most folks do not have he issue. I have the 36' 320 and it has about 4,000 lb area of additional weight.
Coaches tend to gain weight with added features. Foretravels seem to be a sought after if your into quality build, structure, and the interior including wood work. All the wood was once a tree, not from a can.
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they wanted to put two slides on the coaches and they needed a tag. I have an 01 with a tag and they have even a 99 with a tag. It is the ability to put the bedroom slide that pushed them to the tag.. If you only have one slide your can get away with out it and if you have a 295 or 270 you do not need one as the ISC is lighter then the ISM. In fact on the new Nimbus if you go with the ISL you can avoid the tag and still get two axles. It allows you to have two storage compartments on a 40 without going to a 42, I have a 42 with the same storage underbuy as a 40 none tag.
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