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Old 02-01-2016, 03:25 AM   #85
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Originally Posted by Notlad View Post
I don't think it is that Ford is just building what the motorhome manufacturers want as much as it is a lack of competition at this time. Ford is the only game in town for a gas engine / chassis so they have very little motivation to invest any time or money in improvements.

I was pleased to see the move to the 6 speed tranny for 2016 but clearly that was a universal move for multiple applications not just motorhomes.
There are plenty of poor handling MHs built during the years when there was competition.

They need more efficient trannys to help bring the fleet mpg ratings up to meet new standards.

With the manufactures constantly chasing new regulations, ride and handling may have taken the back seat.

Could be why there is no competition, they couldn't afford to stay in the game.

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