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Old 07-08-2012, 12:35 PM   #43
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I knew that.

I hate it when people get technical on me with fact.

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Old 07-08-2012, 12:45 PM   #44
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Simply DEF is identical to 31% liquid urea that we have been spreading on crops and pastures for many many years. The main difference is the quality of the water used for dilution and more exacting standards on keeping it clean. The specs only call for it being + or - 1.5% of the 31% so with a little care and distilled water you COULD make your own. ..........think on my multi thousand dollar engine I will buy the commercial product that is formulated for the purpose in spite of the fact it is only injected into the exhaust. That exhaust would likely be expensive to repair if I screwed it up somehow. just saying....

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Old 07-08-2012, 12:50 PM   #45
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Rusty, is the Texas Boomers rally on Labor Day at a camp ground east of Bandera, TX on Hwy 16...several miles out of Bandera?

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Old 07-08-2012, 01:13 PM   #46
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The Labor Day rally is at Skyline Ranch RV Park, 2231 Hwy 16N, Bandera, TX - more info regarding the park HERE. Hope you can join us.

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Old 07-09-2012, 05:51 AM   #47
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Those with 41 foot diesel coaches, with the Maxxforce engine, are reporting the same 9.5 - 10 mpg results...and without DEF

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I do not have a diesel coach. I belong to a touring club and have talked to an owner of a DEF equiped coach. He had a 2006 Winnebago Journey (36') equiped with a "Cat" engine. He said he averaged 6.5-7 MPG with that coach. He traded it for a 2011 Winnebago Journey (40U). He said he is getting 9 1/2 to 10 MPG with the 40 footer.
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Old 07-15-2012, 08:36 PM   #48
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I am new to the MH thing and said I would never own a diesel I just can't stand the smell and could not imagine being around something that smelled so bad. When the sales person wanted us to test drive the Berkshire I was very impressed. I love the power and the mileage I get with this DP. Two tanks and with out a toad on flat highways in MI I'm getting 12.5-13. I drive 65 MPH. I don't understand the issue of not wanting to have the DEF system. It's really a none issue and the only reason I bought the DP.
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Old 07-15-2012, 08:45 PM   #49
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what we will do is a "re-box" on a frame that is pre def or pre dpf
similar to what the show hauler guys do

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