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Old 12-29-2015, 05:42 PM   #15
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Thig pen,., my mechanic who's been working on them for 28 yrs says the same thing.

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Old 12-30-2015, 09:16 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by barmcd View Post
Here's my take on the HR brand. The coaches on the 8-bag chassis are great right out of the box, buy one and drive on. The 4 bag chassis needs the trailing arms replaced and probably the suspension upgrade kit. Here's the rub, the 8 bag suspension didn't come along until 2005 on models like the Ambassador, which means the prices start significantly higher. The 4 bag unit can be had for less than $40K. That makes the 4 bag unit an affordable alternative.
I'm not disagreeing with your statement, but would like to point out that not all 4 bag chassis Holiday Ramblers need trailing arms replaced. Late 1990's through part of the 2000 model year were built on Freightliner Chassis that have 4 air bags. The 1998 model referenced above will be on the Freightliner Chassis.


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Thanks to everyone who pitched in and offered their advice and input on my questions. I am now the proud owner of a 2004 Tiffin Allegro Bus 38TGP. I will post a couple of pics on the "New Rig Show-off" forum!
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Old 01-21-2016, 10:26 PM   #18
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I have a HR Navigator, 2002 41 PBD...Love it.

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I say buy a nice used one with good guts and you cannot go wrong...just be patient and take your time finding a good one...it will pay off for you.

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