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Old 04-21-2015, 07:24 AM   #43
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2000 Winnebago Adventurer 32V on a Workhorse chassis. 7.4L motor. Purchased by us in April 2013 with 66K miles. We're now at 78K with no issues. Put new Hankook AH11'S on when we bought it. Very happy.

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Old 04-21-2015, 08:07 PM   #44
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Now have 7400 miles on our Bounder. Other than underwhelming performance pulling a 2300 toad up grades, it's been great so far!

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Old 04-21-2015, 09:30 PM   #45
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2006 Damon Daybreak...
Ford F53 Chassis
20k and 280 hrs on genny
No problems so far.
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:45 PM   #46
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2011 Itasca Sunova 37L
F53 chassis with a Ford V10
With 46,000 miles. Use Mobil 1
Replaced tires due to dry rot (under warranty)
No other issues. Love my unit !!

Winnebago / Itasca have some great options on the units !
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:50 PM   #47
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2004 Bounder on a Ford F53 chassis, 50,000 plus miles with no problems.
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Old 04-22-2015, 11:13 AM   #48
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1999 Triple E Commander
F53 20500 chassis v10
160000km (99400 miles)
1062 hours on onan 5500 gennie.
Everything going good.
New to me last year.
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Old 04-22-2015, 11:42 AM   #49
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1998 Damon Day Break 23,000 F53 460. No mechanical problems with chassis.
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Old 04-22-2015, 12:20 PM   #50
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2014 Thor Hurricane. 22K F53 Chassis, Triton 6.8L 362HP V10.

4,485 miles on it, (really gotta get out more often)!

No engine/driveline issues. Did change the oil, (Mobil 1), and installed a EZ-106 EZ Oil Drain Valve for next time.
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Old 04-22-2015, 03:10 PM   #51
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2007 Ford Chassis with 29,000 miles. I average 8.5mpg and 7.5 when towing my toad. I have had no problems but I religiously change oil at 3,000 to 4,000 miles and I did the CHF fix. My Ford is the most reliable part of my MH.
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Old 04-22-2015, 03:32 PM   #52
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2010 Newmar Canyon Star 3647, Ford V10 chassis
Purchased 11/14 with just under 7000 miles, was like new condition.
I currently have 9755 miles, no problems to report.
I did put new batteries house and chassis right after purchase.
Current full time and retired, so I will be putting on some miles.
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Old 04-22-2015, 05:21 PM   #53
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Surprised to see so many with low mileage. 2006 60K miles, 1200 on the generator. Regular maintenance.
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Old 04-22-2015, 05:26 PM   #54
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22,400 miles on 24k Ford F53 chassis with V10 (08 Bounder 38P).
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Old 04-22-2015, 05:28 PM   #55
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69353 miles so far.
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Old 04-22-2015, 05:49 PM   #56
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1993 Bounder 454, 4l80e transmission, 200k miles, original owner.
Replaced alternator, water pump, power steering pump, coolant sensor, thermostat, exhaust manifolds at 115k, spark plugs wires, spark plugs and belts. Totally stock chassis except for the Banks exhaust headers. The original exhaust manifolds had enough stress in them to snap off all 4 outside bolts. I did replace the exhaust manifold bolts when I installed a special stainless steel gasket from GM, this was before the Banks system. All the emissions components are original except for the coolant sensor.
Engine runs very smooth, uses about 1 3/4 quarts between 3500 mile oil changes, does not smoke or leak other than briefly at start up after sitting for a time, caused by oil leakage past the valve guides. Averages about 9.2 mpg with blended gas.
Transmission replaced one sensor, fluid and filter once. Will very soon replace the output shaft seal due to leak and will give it another fluid and filter change.
The steering components are all original and recently checked when I had a front end alignment at a truck alignment shop. I have replaced the shocks a few times, coil spring air bags twice and repacked the bearings several times.
Once talked to a GM mechanic and he stated that he has seen the bottom ends of the 454 engine go 350k without rebuild. Met another Bounder owner who reported 143k miles without major rebuild of engine or transmission. I have been very fortunate with the longevity of this rv and lack of mechanical problems.

Forgot to add that I had to replace the in tank fuel pump once.


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