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Old 11-27-2015, 04:03 AM   #15
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There are 4 different floor plans for the View/Navion, so I'd recommend checking out the other floorplans; there's something for everyone there. We are really happy with ours!
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Old 12-17-2015, 06:46 PM   #16
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I am also 6'4" and had the same problem with the Ford and Chevy based RVs. Bit the bullet and paid the extra $$ for an Itasca Navion. It's the only vehicle I've driven in a long time that does not require that I put the seat all the way back. (The other one was a tiny Honda sports car - don't remember the model but I could actually put the seat back so far that I couldn't reach the pedals!)
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Old 02-06-2016, 06:37 AM   #17
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I just bought a Fleetwood Searcher and failed to figure in my size (6'5") Same problem We have 2 dogs so the stopping every 2 hours or less I blame on them and not my cramps. I thought I was alone in this. Basic seats don't help but this is a Ford truck chassis so no consideration for the RV industry' I guess. Will be aware next time I upgraded. I was too excited to get the unit to remember this factor.
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Old 02-07-2016, 05:50 AM   #18
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Sorry to hear we aren't alone in the suffering. We've been testing a LOT of Class A's these last few weeks starting at the Tampa Supershow. Can't begin to tell you how many of those still don't work. We did find out that in the Class C world the Jayco Greyhawk makes a Ford engine rig where the slide is far enough back and they put in a power seat. It works! For Class A's, Winnebago and Fleetwood seems to be the ticket. Their seats also have a deeper base than most for longer leg support. We didn't really want a rig over 35 ft, so that limits us as well. We found nice options in the Tiffins and Newmar's, but their seats didn't work either.
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Old 02-08-2016, 08:28 AM   #19
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Sorry to hear we aren't alone in the suffering. We've been testing a LOT of Class A's these last few weeks starting at the Tampa Supershow. Can't begin to tell you how many of those still don't work. We did find out that in the Class C world the Jayco Greyhawk makes a Ford engine rig where the slide is far enough back and they put in a power seat. It works! For Class A's, Winnebago and Fleetwood seems to be the ticket. Their seats also have a deeper base than most for longer leg support. We didn't really want a rig over 35 ft, so that limits us as well. We found nice options in the Tiffins and Newmar's, but their seats didn't work either.
Just a quick question re: Jayco. Did you guys check out the Jayco MELBOURNE for leg room? Just curious. Probably a bit less expensive than the Navion and View's that we were considering.


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Old 02-08-2016, 09:06 AM   #20
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I hope you find a solution. When shopping for a 2015 Leprechaun, we look at both Ford and Chevy cabs, The Chevy was the way to go for us, added a few inches of driver leg room and a smaller doghouse, plus more legroom (width) for the passenger.

Rode better too

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I have owned both and the Chevy is a much better cab arrangement.
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We didn't look at the Melbourne, but if I recall it has the same Mercedes diesel cab as the Navion/View which did work for taller drivers.
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Old 03-16-2016, 02:48 PM   #22
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I have a 2016 Jayco Greyhawk 29MV. I'm 6-2+ and it is comfortable.
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Old 03-16-2016, 07:27 PM   #23
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I would investigate changing the seat for one that sits higher and has a longer bottom cushion for thigh support if you are otherwise happy with the Rv. Maybe the bulkhead could be opened up by a carpenter to provide relief where the seat hits it?
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You might want to check this site out. Has lots of options, maybe one of them will work for you???



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Great site for upgrading the seats to electric. We were told that because of the set up for the air bags the seat was unchangeable. We bit the bullet and bought a Class A Winnebago Forza 34t. I literally cried trading in the Class C. The new one is beautiful, but I'll always love that Leprechaun.
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I'm 6'4" with a 36" inseam so it's been really tough finding a fit. Found, as others have before here, that the Sprinter chassis motorhomes were the most comfortable. Had high hopes for the new ones on the Ford Transit like the Winnebago Fuse (way less expensive than Views/Navions), but it wasn't to be. Even with no bulkhead blocking it, the seat just won't slide back far enough for comfort. Right knee was wedged between steering wheel and the dash curve. Trying to find a Winnebago Trend in the area on a Ram Promaster to see if I have any luck with that, but not getting my hopes up. May just have to pony up the big bucks for one of the Sprinter based RVs.
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