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Old 01-07-2020, 11:41 AM   #1
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Hi everyone Iím looking at a 2004 37ft Dutch star with the w22 Chassis.
Is this a air ride or spring.
Is this a good chassis?
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Spring... Overall very good chsssis.

Check tire age & brake recall at minimum.

Water heater drained and cleaned.

AC's cleaned and function chk.
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Old 01-07-2020, 12:44 PM   #3
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Make sure you can read the LCD that shows what gear you are in. Very common failure.

Has the Bosch brake recall been done on it?
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Hi everyone I’m looking at a 2004 37ft Dutch star with the w22 Chassis.
Is this a air ride or spring.
Is this a good chassis?
I don't think Newmar offered a "Dutch Star" as a gasser in 2004. Their gasser lineup was Scottsdale, Kountry Star, and Mountain Aire.



The DS was a DP, and would NOT have been on a Workhorse chassis. https://newmar.imgix.net/wp-content/...tar-diesel.pdf
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Old 01-08-2020, 10:02 AM   #5
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I have the W22 chassis for 16 yrs now and 109,000 miles later. If that is what you're considering, you've come to the right place for advice. I've seen some Mountain Aire's on Workhorse chassis. They are the top of the line features/quality comparable to the Winnebago Chieftain.
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Solid chassis, but hopefully trac bars and at least a rear aftermarket anti-sway bar have already been installed by the previous owner. If not, you'll want them. Plan on $2k for that.
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