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Old 08-02-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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We recently had an opportunity to test drive a Jayco Seneca 35GS and found many things to like about it. However, there were also a few negatives.

1.- the RH outside mirror creates a very large blind spot.

2.- the backup camera gave a very fuzzy view

3.- there was a tremendous amount of roll when entering or leaving a driveway

4.- no spare tire

Does anyone have any suggestions for fixing these?
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Old 08-02-2007, 09:16 PM   #2
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We recently had an opportunity to test drive a Jayco Seneca 35GS and found many things to like about it. However, there were also a few negatives.

1.- the RH outside mirror creates a very large blind spot.

2.- the backup camera gave a very fuzzy view

3.- there was a tremendous amount of roll when entering or leaving a driveway

4.- no spare tire

Does anyone have any suggestions for fixing these?
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Old 08-03-2007, 03:25 AM   #3
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hmmm
* Not sure why the RH mirror would give any more of a 'blind spot' than any other mirror, car or rv
* If the backup view is fuzzy then there is something wrong with either the camera or the monitor
* Yup, hey you're trying to control a small building on a chassis designed for half the length .... shocks and roll bar help
* Let's face it, what good is a spare tire if you cannot change a flat .... guess our mindset is that we 'need' a spare on board but reality is I don't think it is probably necessary

**** All of the above, of course, is JMHO
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Old 08-03-2007, 10:11 AM   #4
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C Driver,

Thanks for the reply. Although we have never had a class C before, the mirror blind spot maybe just something we're not used to. On our Southwind the mirror is further back beside the passenger's window. Perhaps the arm can be adjusted further in. Or, it may have just been my driving position. You are right about the spare tire, it would be difficult to change. I guess the road services can repair a puncture or provide a spare in case of a blowout.

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Old 08-04-2007, 10:38 AM   #5
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I normally have the passenger side mirror adjusted a little 'out' so that i can see the nearby lane and over .... no sense in seeing the side of the rv ..... Anyway ours are electric sdjust so that makes it easier ....
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Old 08-19-2007, 04:37 PM   #6
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About that spare - I drive a 29 ft Jayco Designer. On a recent trip back east, I blew two tires. A right front just before Burns Oregon going east and an inside right rear dual in Wyoming coming back a month later. GS ERS came out and put on my spare both times. Both blown tires had less than 20K and 2 years on them. I wouldn't be without a fully inflated full size spare even if I had to carry it in my tow'd. If they have to bring you a spare, they don't provide it for free. And, you're right, I couldn't even get my hub caps off, let alone my wheel(s)...........eddielee
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We're looking at the Seneca 34SS. Those mirrors will take a little getting use too. but I can live with that, the more I drove the better they got.
I noted the roll also but my class c has more roll when we're home and it's empty so shrugged that off as just being empty.
Missing spare tire I was told you would'nt be changing it any way too big, WELL somebody has to change it, would be nice if they had something to change to get you back under way.
All else good quality and works as you would expect.

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