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Old 09-01-2008, 08:32 AM   #1
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Hello all,

We are seriously looking at picking up a 1998 Miini Winni with the 7.4L GMC. Does anyone here own one? Are there any known problems? Any knowledge regarding towing or fuel mileage would also be much appreciated.



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Bruce, I had a 1999 Minnie Winnie and was very pleased with it. Mine, however, was on the Ford chassis. I had no issues with anything in or outside the coach. One of the things I had to do was replace all the sway bar bushings. They were shot after 8 years. It made the rig drive much better after putting on the new ones. The drive was never bad, but just better afterward the replacement. I did them myself for less than $75.

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We had a 99 31' Minnie Winnie DL on the Ford chassis and loved it. You need to check the tag posted in the coach as to what your GVWR and GCWR in limited.

Weight the coach loaded for a trip and then you can can see what you have left for towing or hauling. It all depends onhow heavy you load the chassis.

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No idea on the Winnie. But the Vortec 7.4 is a good engine. I had one in 97 Pace Arrow class A.
Never gave me any trouble.

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