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Old 02-03-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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I am a 70 year old guy with a partially paralyzed wife. We used to RV with a 1977 Tioga but now have a Sonoma by Cobra circa 1992. It is 26 feet long, built on an Isuzu delivery truck chassis with a diesel engine and a 4 speed automatic transmission. I have done some repair work on the motor home such as reattaching the front motor home frame to the Isuzu chassis and replacing rotten wood. I am looking forward to this motor home being a way my wife can get to the great outdoors or at least see it once again.

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Old 02-03-2012, 07:45 PM   #2
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Sounds like you are ready to go, I wish you and your wife happy and fun trips

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Aw, that's sweet! I hope you and your wife will get to enjoy lots of great trips in your RV. welcome to the forum.
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Old 02-03-2012, 07:47 PM   #4
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Hello and Welcome. I am sure your wife will love being able to get out again. Good luck and let us know about your travels.
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Hi DBaertschy, welcome to the forum. Sounds like a wonderful plan. Keep us up to date on how it's going.
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Old 02-04-2012, 01:08 AM   #6
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Glad you could join us. Hope you enjoy your time here on the site. Plenty of info here from a host of people with plenty of knowledge. If you get hung up on something be sure to post it and I'm sure someone will be along in short order to help with your problem. Glad to hear you have your motorhome ready to go. Hope you and the wife can enjoy seeing this great country. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!!
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Hi and .

Best wishes for you and your wife with you new MH. I hope see enjoys the trips
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Hi folks! Welcome to IRV2! We're really happy you decided to join us! Good luck on getting the rig ready to roll! Don't worry about your age, I'm 72 and they still let me on the road! Good luck & God bless!
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Welcome from a fellow Washingtonian. I hadn't realised any RV manufacturer had used the Isuzu box truck chassis. I've rented that type of truck a few times, with the 3.9L diesel engine. Wouldn't do much in stop-light Grand Prix events, but it was very economical with fuel.
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