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Old 10-06-2015, 08:06 PM   #1
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Our New and First motorhome - Tiffin Allegro

We just recently got back from a trip to Sherman MS (from Houston, TX) after picking up our new motorhome. It is a Tiffin Allegro Open Road 32SA. We are loving it so far.

Some particulars - it is about 35 feet long, gas, 24k chassis, optioned in the residential refrigerator, 7k generator, Magnum 2k inverter, SUMO springs. Was still a bit surprised by the rough ride at times, but I attribute that to some of the rough roads we were driving on - seamed, and a lot of bridge/road transition bumps. Did notice not much pull from passing semis, and pulling off into a gas station didn't seem too bad.

Drove anywhere from 50 to 65 on the better freeways, and mileage averaged 8.5 mpg so far. Does have the Ford 6-spd transmission, which only kicked it up to ~3500 rpm when finally cresting some steeper hills under cruise control.

One thing we noticed the first night parked in the dealership lot - after having someone plug it in for shore power, I turned off the generator. This apparently turns off the AGS - makes sense, I guess. So when someone inside unknowingly unplugged us to plug in a different RV, when our temperature was hitting 80+ and the generator wasn't starting, we were wondering what was going on. Finally got it figured out, the Magnum panel is very easy to fix the AGS control.

Have gotten an EEZ TPMS system installed, liking that very much. Spent today wiring and mounting a Progressive Industries EMS system under the transfer switch, haven't tested it out yet, but all went smoothly per the instructions. Next up is converting some unused outside spa wiring into an RV receptacle - the breaker box is already there, looks like it will be pretty straightforward. Then off on some weekday trips (we are retired now) to test things out and continue learning how to drive this box on wheels before a long first big trip early next year sometime.

Lets see if I uploaded a picture correctly.

Jim B.
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Old 10-06-2015, 08:49 PM   #2
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A very nice choice on the MH. It sounds like you've done your research getting a TPMS at the beginning and you will be very happy with the res fridge. In fact I'm sure you will be very happy with the entire coach.
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Old 10-06-2015, 09:21 PM   #3
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Congratulations on your new 32sa! Glad to here about your drive back. Ours just showed up at the dealership yesterday.
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Nice!

As for the ride, have you checked tire pressure per the weights of the coach? If over inflated could impact ride quality.
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The trip was made with the tires ranging from 90 to 95 psig. I've since lowered that to 85 per some recommendations I've read for this specific model, no, haven't weighed it yet, that's in the plans. Thx.
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Congrats - looks nice!
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Congratulations! Good looking rig!
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We have a factory order in process for a 36LA. We added most all options, but didn't go with the SUMO springs, as we were told that adding steering stabilizers later might have a greater benefit. We'll see.
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Congratulations on the acquisition of your new 32SA. Your purchase of the Progressive surge protector was a wise move.


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Nice looking motorhome! I hope to join the Tiffin family in the not too distant future. Enjoy!
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just sent out 7 email inquiries to dealers, Sherman being one of them. We are from California but don't mind making a road trip. Is that the way your process started if you don't mind me asking. Also looking to get the 32SA and with the color you chose...thanks
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