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Old 05-29-2016, 07:27 PM   #57
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Would you say that they were better for a person with a low maintenance budget that is only going to drive it 2K miles a year?
I think the answer isn't as simple as a yes or no and will require some food for thought for the OP and what he has been getting here, so far.

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It's not a simple question with a simple answer.

Your answer is yes, my answer is no.

It depends on the needs of the consumer.
Yes its a simple question. You're trying to make it complicated by confusing "which is better" which "what is the right choice for me".
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For me, the answer is yes. For you or anyone else, it depends.
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That's not what he asked. He simply asked if diesels were "better."

It is a simple question with a simple answer...YES.
Irrespective of the fact that I love my diesel, the OP's question is actually rather meaningless. "Better" is a comparative assessment and unless one defines the metrics on which the comparison is based, it's impossible to give a meaningful answer. "Better at doing what?" would be my response to the OP.
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Yes its a simple question. You're trying to make it complicated by confusing "which is better" which "what is the right choice for me".
Re-read my post, I believe I covered that with "It depends on the needs of the consumer".
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Irrespective of the fact that I love my diesel, the OP's question is actually rather meaningless. "Better" is a comparative assessment and unless one defines the metrics on which the comparison is based, it's impossible to give a meaningful answer. "Better at doing what?" would be my response to the OP.



Some like diesel, some like gas. It's personal preference and individual needs that govern what one drives.
I still feel that the floorplan is the most important thing to look at. That was the major deciding factor for what we drive. Plus, I can do all the maintenance myself, thus saving our precious hard-earned dollars for other adventures.
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That's not what he asked. He simply asked if diesels were "better."

It is a simple question with a simple answer...YES.
I have a cousin who must be an idiot then, because after a few years of running Diesel trucks in his business, he went back to gasoline. Having said that, an over the road hauling company, would never even consider it.
As for the question being simple, it's about as simple as the the engineering surrounding the design of these engines, IMO.
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Lots of good arguments on both sides, depends on YOUR use and preferences.

I watched a Gone with the Winns YouTube. They went from diesel to gas for their Bounder. The most interesting part? They used a decibel meter (on a smartphone) to actually measure the sound level. Spoiler alert: new gas Class A's aren't as "loud" as many people on these forums claim.

We have a gas Miramar, after having tested a diesel. For us and our use, I couldn't justify the diesel up charge out of the gate and over time. Again - depends on your use.

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It's not a simple question with a simple answer.

Your answer is yes, my answer is no.

It depends on the needs of the consumer.
Is crunchy or smooth peanut butter better?
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Lots of good arguments on both sides, depends on YOUR use and preferences.

I watched a Gone with the Winns YouTube. They went from diesel to gas for their Bounder. The most interesting part? They used a decibel meter (on a smartphone) to actually measure the sound level. Spoiler alert: new gas Class A's aren't as "loud" as many people on these forums claim.

We have a gas Miramar, after having tested a diesel. For us and our use, I couldn't justify the diesel up charge out of the gate and over time. Again - depends on your use.

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I watched a Gone with the Winns YouTube. They went from diesel to gas for their Bounder.
That's not exactly a powerful argument when the manufacturing company leased them that RV "really cheap". I'd take nearly anything if I got a similar offer.
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Is crunchy or smooth peanut butter better?

Definitely Crunchy!
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Definitely Crunchy!
I disagree and like creamy smooth, much better....
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