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Old 05-30-2015, 02:54 PM   #1
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I am a new RVer and have it narrowed down to 2 units. The Thor ACE 29.2 and the Forest FR3 28DS. Does anyone have the any feedback on these models or warnings?

Both are 2016 models
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If you're sure you want a below 30 footer, then buy a 2 or 3 year old unit that someone else traded up for a longer unit. You'll save a ton of money & the kinks should have been worked out. Just be sure to thoroughly inspect everything.


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I've heard much better things about forest river customer service over Thor customer service. Use the search bar and research each, there's a ton of info, good and bad here
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We had a Thor AE 29.2 for three years and loved it. As noted, we traded up to a diesel pusher. We did get the extended warranty and got our moneys worth using it, but due to systems failures (not Thor's fault). I loved the length and the comfort of the 29.2. For any Ford V10, also look at the 5-Star tune and the CHF once you get it.

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My vote would be the FR3 over a Thor product. Looking around at different dealers used lots it seems to me there are a lot of late model Thor's out there.
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