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Old 06-04-2012, 06:36 PM   #1
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Smallest length of class A diesel pusher

Hello. I am contemplating purchasing a Class A diesel pusher motorhome. I have not yet narrowed down the make/model etc. However, I am limited in length. I think the maximum I can go is about 33'. Any longer and I won't be able to fit it on my driveway. I haven't been able to find a DP that short. Does anyone know if anybody makes them that short? This is my first time posting on this forum, but I have been a lurker for a while. This site has a ton of great info. Thanks for the help

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Old 06-04-2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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Seems to me that 36' is about as short as you can go for a DP due to the engine/trans length and weight distribution.

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Old 06-04-2012, 06:52 PM   #3
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Tiffin Breeze is available at 28 feet and 32 feet.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:55 PM   #4
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Fleetwood just came out with a 33 ft. It is the 33 ft excursion. On the front cover of the new motorhome magazine.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:55 PM   #5
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There is a 33' Fleetwood pusher on the cover of July's MotorHome mag. Winnebago and Holiday Rambler have them in that size and even a little shorter.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:56 PM   #6
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33' will seriously limit your choices. The Tiffin Breeze might work at 32+ but seems under-powered IMO at 200hp Cummins (I haven't driven one yet).

Thor's Palazzo is about 35' with a 300hp Cummins. Looks like a decent entry-level unit, but is new on the market this year. I drove one Sat. handles well and good power response. A little light in a stiff cross wind, but not hard to hold. We too are looking for a shorter Class A ( up to 36-37). and will be following your thread for more insight.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:09 PM   #7
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Winnebago's Journey 32 & 34 models are an excellent choice.
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If, and that is a big IF, you can find one, Country Coach made a 32' with a 400 Cummins optional
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Motor Homes Of Texas has 2 34ft. Foretravels one of the best built coach's.
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Thor Palazzo 33.2 is about the sweetest small DP I've seen.

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The Numerical designation is a little misleading, it's 34 1/2' long overall, according to the specs.

You absolutely have to be 33' or less bumper to bumper?
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Dons is right. I have seen 2, great coaches very limited when made and now highly sought after.
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Sorry I meant search
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I've seen some 30's. Can't remember the make though.
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Mine is just under 35 bumper to ladder.

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