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Old 03-18-2009, 07:42 PM   #29
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Bring 'em on on ! We welcome the competitive challenge. With the likes of quality producers, such as Fleetwood, they don't stand a chance! LOL
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:56 PM   #30
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Thanks, guys, for the info on the coach. I was familiar with the MB engine. Actually more familiar with another outstanding German product, Deutz diesel engines.
My exposure to them was in log skidders.
Tuf stuf.
Thanks again, Cheers.
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A pal has a 2007 Tiffin Phaeton on a Freightliner chassis with a Mercedes Diesel. It's a rear radiator of about 330 ho, if I remember correctly.
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I have nothing against the Chinese other than all their industries must be based on producing quantity rather than quality products. It is hard to teach patience and pride to workers making little or no money, and knowing that they will never be able to consider buying items like this in their lifetime, why would they care how well they were constructed? Quality control has been an issue in many developing countries for decades and I would cautious when spending that much money on a new company's item, knowing what problems China has had with other consumer products.
And if you think just because their built in America, that this means good quality control, you're vastly mistaken? Most RV manufacturers have the poorest quality control of any manufacturer. Many of them are considered to be backyard/garage home built operations. Go visit many of the factories and you'll see what I'm saying is true. Talk to the production line workers and they'll tell you they are on a time schedule for quantity, not quality.
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