Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > MH-General Discussions & Problems
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-24-2013, 07:47 PM   #1
txhood's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 82
Chevy Chassis Class C

We are considering a 29' class c with chevy 6.0 engine. Several salesmen at rv dealerships bad-mouthed the chevy and claimed it was underpowered. I would appreciate the opinions of some owners, especially if you have this engine.

txhood is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 01-24-2013, 07:55 PM   #2
Senior Member
winniman's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 811
sounds like they didnt have any of those on the lot. lol

2000 coachmen santara 370 5.9 cummins isb
winniman is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2013, 07:42 AM   #3
Senior Member
Go Dawgs's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kent, WA
Posts: 1,062
A bit more information would be helpful. What year, model, chassis. I have an 03 Chateau 26' with the 3500 Chevy Chassis and the 8.1 Vortec engine. Empty I run about 10K lbs and have about 2K in CCC. I have plenty of power and will have plenty when loaded. If you have a 6.0 L engine in a 29' MH you may be underpowered.

Good Luck
2017 Grand Design Reflection 303 RLS
2004 Ford F350 Lariat 4x4 Dually
Go Dawgs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2013, 07:58 AM   #4
Senior Member
Triker56's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 4,031
All you need to know about the 6.0L 300 HP engine

Should have plenty of power for a 29' C and get good MPG
Triker56 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2013, 08:19 AM   #5
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 31
2013 chevy 6.0 v8/6 speed auto trans, 31ft long , dry weight 11060 lbs.
under 4000 miles getting 9 mpg. wife loads this RV with everything under the sun, like she says " just in case" full tank of water and empty gray and black water tanks, well almost empty, 3gals each in black and gray tanks.
I can tell you it has LOTS of power,
riche156 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 09:01 AM   #6
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Sun City Center, Fl.
Posts: 28
Ditto Riche except 2012 28 QB Freelander. And also in comparing with the E Super Duty E 450, The ride comfort has the Ford beat in all ways. And yes, I have owned both makes. Marvh

marvh is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:56 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.