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Old 11-18-2014, 12:08 PM   #15
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Thanks but a dealer for Lance told me today that my 7200gvw is insufficient for their lightest model, the 825.

I'm still waiting to see if the Northstar Liberty model will be a fit as I'm unwilling to go to a 3/4 ton for just a few uses each year. One dealer told me I'd be fine with 10 ply tires and air bags but I'm not taking just his word for it.

Anyone else have any ideas?
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Old 11-18-2014, 12:13 PM   #16
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Thanks folks but we've ruled out the truck camper because we found what zman stated, nothing out there and to be safely under the gvw. Our main reason for a change from the class A was to be a little more fuel efficient while still having a dog and a cat with us which comfortably rules out a TT. We are now looking seriously at the Sprinter class B+'s like the Navion. Not cheap but fits our bill.
I've had 4 Navions-50,000 miles-and like them. MB designed, engineered and built.
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I would also wonder about trading just for the sake of fuel mileage. The Navions are nice "little" motorhomes but will one really save you money at the end of the day compared to what you have? Have you looked at the livability compared to the coach you already have?
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