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Old 05-23-2016, 10:37 AM   #43
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Folks, we are being trolled.

Let this thread die a slow death.
Yep. Nothing but bait
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Having owned all varieties of RV's over the last 50+ years I didn't need a meter to figure out that the diesel is the Quietest to drive and enjoy.

JMHO,
it's just advanced communication ...being able to give a reference to your statement...

I don't need a thermometer to know it's colder in Alaska than California
makes for a better weather report for those that have never been to Alaska

she's gonna get cold tonight. but not as cold as Alaska...but warmer than Kansas..

this thread isn't for the know it alls, it's more for those that have never driv'n a gas motor home..
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Yep. Nothing but bait
why would you say that??? bait for what,..can I through the ones I don't want back??
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Old 05-23-2016, 01:10 PM   #46
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It sounds like the OP has an axe to grind. Every RV is different. Some have better sound insulation at the doghouse than others.

I can say from my own personal experience that you could not have a normal conversation with my Winnebago Adventurer on a Workhorse chassis. It wasn't too bad a lot of the time but on hot days when those twin cooling fans kicked in it was uncomfortably loud. Could we have improved that situation, probably so but other factors became more important than the noise factor. We decided to go FT and decided we wanted bigger and have more CCC and axle capability that what we had with the workhorse. In short, there is no comparison when it comes to noise in MY experience between OUR gasser and OUR DP.

So, for the OP I am very happy that their coach meets their needs and provides enjoyment. This isn't a belly bumping contest of trying to say mine is better than yours. OTOH, I am very happy with our choice and our experience is the opposite of the OP's.

YMMV!
Question of the Day....why is it when Jondrew who owns a Diesel Pusher started a similar thread, it was way cool to the diesel pusher crowd to join in but when LVRVLUR does it being a gas MH owner and actually posts something with the video showing that they are not as loud as some people claim(OK we know they're not as quiet as a Diesel when climbing, and are a better chassis) you being a Diesel Pusher owner has to say "It sounds like the OP has an axe to grind". You didn't hear that commentary being made by the Gas MH owners when it was started by a Diesel pusher owner. Hence you see where it becomes a "ours is better than yours" attitude, or a "belly bumping contest" as you state, rather than just a conversation. Whichever a person buys has a lot of moving parts that go into that decision, but definitely no right or wrong, or any axes to grind.
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you have to do the test apples to apples ...in the video, I went up the hill 60 mph with my gas coach..


in the video I went up it 37 with a journey dp 350 hp


it I go up the hill 37 mph... the motor doesn't make much noise...


but i'm gonna check... interesting post...

but maybe it will still be the same because of it will be in 2nd gear???
I did check this....and a video... don't wanna bore every one..

but it was like I said,.. with the unability to hold in a gear trying to go 37 wasn't happening with out dropping to 2nd so my thought was wrong...

just as, if not more noisey
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Sounds to me like I can hear that engine loud and clear in all the videos.
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Having owned both, and just sold the V-10 - my wife would tell you which is the quieter of the two,

The V-10 was just OK until the fan clutch kicked in while running the dash air and the RPMs hit 4,000+.

My wife likes to talk and not yell. That was selling point for the DP, and it is important to "sell" her on some improvements.
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Sounds to me like I can hear that engine loud and clear in all the videos.
so you didn't listen to my excursion and my journey
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Having owned both, and just sold the V-10 - my wife would tell you which is the quieter of the two,

The V-10 was just OK until the fan clutch kicked in while running the dash air and the RPMs hit 4,000+.

My wife likes to talk and not yell. That was selling point for the DP, and it is important to "sell" her on some improvements.
the thread is not which one is quieter..dp or gas ... it is the sound level of each...some people say that you have to scream at each outher... for that to be true it is a health hazard and could cause hearing loss...

as you can see it is lower than osha's level.. and you will have no problem with the motor noise..

in fact screaming up the hill wound tighter than a fiddle string it only got to 75 db...

so the fact of the thread,#1 I can go down the road and talk to my wife without a problem..
fact # 2.. the level of noise the engine will not cause hearing loss or for you to go deaf...
fact #3 going 55mph in a ford f53 the sound is at 70 db
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Yea, I don't think the point here is to prove that gassers aren't any louder than diesel.
I think the point is that gassers aren't as loud as some seem to think .
I know a DP is not as loud in the front seats as our gasser . However , we don't find it to be loud either .
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I'll be real close to your gears with the 4:88 and 19.5s...
and you with 5:38's and 22.5's

I seem to spend 98% of my time not being able to pull 6th gear...

I'm gonna install the 5 star tomorrow,... maybe the tune for the trans and motor will make it ok???

do you know your tire size?
I Would not do the re gear until I had some time and experience with the coach with the 5star tuner installed.
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I Would not do the re gear until I had some time and experience with the coach with the 5star tuner installed.
I like my 38N.
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you sir are correct..

.i got the 5 star installed and did about a 50 mile loop , up and down hills, the first thing I noticed was it fixed the tow haul
next with the new found power I was able to stay in 6th gear on flat ground and slight up hill( before it wouldn't be able to pull 6th at all) and now when it shifts down to 5th it will stay... when it start to struggle i just down shift to 4th and stay there till i'm out of the hill.. thats @ 62 mph...

if I run it at 70... it will stay in 5th

so, I'm happy and no need for the gear change..
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Yea, I don't think the point here is to prove that gassers aren't any louder than diesel.
I think the point is that gassers aren't as loud as some seem to think .
I know a DP is not as loud in the front seats as our gasser . However , we don't find it to be loud either .
nice choice of words
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Soooo in the interest of scientific audiology research, whats the db level in the bedroom when going up a 6% grade in reverse...with a Ford V10 Eco-what ever...pushin a 22 ft trailer at 62 mph? jus wonderin
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