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Old 01-29-2014, 07:32 AM   #1
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Rear Window

Was wondering why a lot of Class A MH gas do not have rear windows if the floor plan allows for this. Our 11 Southwind seems to fall into this mode. Is it a structural problem.

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Old 01-29-2014, 08:08 AM   #2
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Our 82 has a rear window and I think I would be lost not being able to look out the back window.
Good question. Although I have seen some that have a rear slide out that would be pretty cool.

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I can think of a couple of reasons: 1) the rear cap of my MH sits about 6 inches off of the rear wall. There's a bunch of heating ducts in there. 2) I think the dirtiest part of my MH, after driving in the rain/wet roads is the back cap from the down wash. You would have to clean a rear window all the time to be able to see out!!

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My last two MHs had an east/west bed and closets across the entire back of the coach. Therefore, no rear window.
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My first MH was a 1994 Fleetwood Flair Diesel Pusher that had a rear window. I loved having that window so I could look up and see the stars while in bed. It was also nice to be able to open it on warm evenings. Darn, I miss that window !!!
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I think you only see them on mostly lower end units that do not employ a "cap" in their design. I know my super c which just had a filon wall on the back as opposed to a cap had a back window. Wouldn't have one ever as mine leaked and rotted the back wall. Same with a C class, I would not have one in the overhead. It was a constant struggle to keep it from leaking.

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