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Old 01-04-2016, 12:11 PM   #113
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They have made class 8 trucks with Alm frames. Frieghtliner is one example. Not sure if they still do.
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Old 01-04-2016, 03:17 PM   #114
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They had 18 years of planning it should be good!

Haha!

I'm really curious what the numbers are going to be. Maybe 2017 will be the year of 1000 torques in a light duty?
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Trucks are just way too expensive these days. My DW likes a 5er but I keep telling her that the cost of a truck to tow them is just way too expensive. Basically any 5er with a 10K GVWR or over needs to be pulled by a 1 ton truck. The cost isn't that much different that a 3/4 or half with the same engine. I think she's starting to coming around to just getting a MH and tow a toad.
For $150000.00 you can buy a brand new dually and a 40 ft 5ver. You won't get much of a motorhome for that kind of money not including tow vehicle
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Old 01-10-2016, 12:19 PM   #116
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For $150000.00 you can buy a brand new dually and a 40 ft 5ver. You won't get much of a motorhome for that kind of money not including tow vehicle

True, I bought my 2015 F450 for about 12000 off sticker making it around 62000 I believe and gave 65000 for a brand new 2015 Momentum 385T. I bought the maintenance plan and extended warranty on the F450 so with all of that I'd say $140,000 for everything.
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Just to mention the new trucks are really nice and pulling a 5th wheel go down the road as nice as any single rear axle $300,000 plus motorhome. The only thing that goes down thd road better are tag axle motorhomes.
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