Well, we had a great first trip. I put some quick pictures up at http://www.n8uw.com/documents.html
. Had a wonderful time, the motorhome has plenty of room for two people for a long weekend, and a lot more. My friend loved the U-dinette made into a bed. We got around OK with the 182 inch wheelbase, but I want to tow my Subaru. We had to park close to some trees to get level, couldn't put the awning out, but we had shade trees. Everything seemed to work fine, and dumping/filling was done with no problems.
A few observations and questions - is the water pump supposed to be noisy, and pulsate at some flow rates?
I had a new bottle of Windex that fell over in back and emptied onto the floor, I removed the plastic floor covering (this is a new unit) and there didn't seem to be a lot of moisture, as a rug I had placed there soaked up a lot of the Windex. I don't think any damage came of this, I just can't see wood rot starting from a little Windex.
I have a popping and groaning sound in the front end, and sometime when we first start out, it sounds like something is hitting the underside up there. Time to see the dealer?
The unit does drift at highway speeds, but it is very driveable. Normal?
Winnebago got stickers backwards, I dumped grey, then black. Now I know. Can I put the disposable gloves down the dump hole?
I guess next order of business is a good wash and wax before the cold hits up here?
Thanks again for all the responses (I would have forgotten a flashlight). And thanks to all who posted here when I was a lurker, you helped me make a very good decision.
"I love this entire thing!" - My camping companion Ellen, talking about the motorhome.