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Old 03-17-2015, 05:59 AM   #15
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Wheel cut is a minor point (pro or con) when shopping for a motorhome, but only of academic interest once you own it. You can't change it, so all you can do is learn how to work with the turning radius of what you have. The combination of wheel cut and wheelbase largely determines the turning radius (a tag axle has a small effect also). In a few coaches the size of the front wheel & tires well may limit the wheel cut to less than what the axle can do (the tire hits the well in a tight turn). This is a primary concern if increasing tire diameter or width.

Our coach has a 57 degree wheel cut (ZF IFS front axle on a Freightliner chassis) and 268" wheelbase. It actually turns tighter than the previous coach, which was a Workhorse chassis with 48 degree wheel cut and 228" wheelbase.

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Old 03-17-2015, 08:34 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by JoeLui View Post
Thank you all so very much ! Your input is greatly appreciated especially since we are newbies !!!

Now you have one more completely irrelevant and totally useless bit of knowledge to add to all the others you will pick up on forums over the next few years.

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Now you have one more completely irrelevant and totally useless bit of knowledge to add to all the others you will pick up on forums over the next few years.
Amen to that but these facts are important to techies.
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Old 04-21-2015, 11:57 AM   #18
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What front axle does it have? Once you know that you can find it on the Internet. I did that with our 20,000# Reyco Granning front axle.
I found out that the turning radius is 66'- 2"(265 Wheel base) or 68'- 10" (277" Wheel base)

Anyone know if that translates to a 66 deg wheel cut?

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