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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Travelino
I think they will change to the 4500, maybe when...

I think they will change to the 4500, maybe when they start the next model year. Otherwise that will upset a lot of current owners with the same model year, if they change during the model year.

...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-03-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Travelino
Since no one answered so far, I'll give you my...

Since no one answered so far, I'll give you my opinion, again, just an opinion. I would skip all of those you listed. The wheels are not worth the weight savings. The inverter is likely not that...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-02-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Travelino
I just bought a Genturi for my 2020 Wayfarer RW...

I just bought a Genturi for my 2020 Wayfarer RW and wanted to add some support to the vertical weight as well as improve vertical stability.


I used a 1 5/8 muffler clamp to add a bent piece of...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Travelino
No, not from what you describe, it is under the...

No, not from what you describe, it is under the flat bunk framework and cloth.


When we did a tour back in May, I took a picture of the bunk area before it was covered with wood frame and cloth. ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-04-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By Travelino
We have a 2020 Wayfarer RW too and try to drive...

We have a 2020 Wayfarer RW too and try to drive between 60 and 65. I'm finding RPM to be about 2200 at maybe 62 or 63.


We're towing a car which weighs about 3400 lbs and our average fuel...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-28-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Travelino
We got our seat reclining fix done yesterday at...

We got our seat reclining fix done yesterday at Mercedes.



I asked about a fuse chart. The service manager didn't know and spent a lot of time on the web to try and find something. Even his...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Travelino
We have a new Wayfarer, so I suspect not the same...

We have a new Wayfarer, so I suspect not the same setup, but on our last day of a 3 week trip, when I emptied the black tank and used the sprayer, I also had water running out the side of our...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-26-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Travelino
Randy, we have an appointment with our nearest...

Randy, we have an appointment with our nearest Mercedes Sprinter dealer to get the seats fixed tomorrow. I'll ask them about the fuse supplement.


Like you mentioned, the manual states to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-24-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Travelino
Another factor you might consider, is the size of...

Another factor you might consider, is the size of the wheelbase of the 33AA compared to the 37PA. When I was looking at both of them, I searched for threads regaring handling of the 33AA and there...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-23-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Travelino
My 2019 Sprinter fuse box

I have a 2020 Wayfarer on a 2019 Sprinter 3500XD cut away chassis.

The cab has Sprinter electric seats and is optioned as Tiffin has done with these models. The chassis was built sometime...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,711
Posted By Travelino
I ended up going with Progressive, at least for...

I ended up going with Progressive, at least for this first year and see what they quote for next year.


when I called them, they said I already had insurance with Progressive via an agent in...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-12-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Travelino
We just completed our first big trip with our...

We just completed our first big trip with our Tiffin Wayfarer on the 2019 Sprinter chassis. I also found if I shifted my weight on the seat, the cruise control would disengage. I find it annoying...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-11-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Travelino
2019 Sprinter electric seat fix

I talked with the Mercedes Sprinter Rep for Tiffin today. He said they finally got a fix for the power seats moving forward when you recline them. He said the engineers tested it today and it...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-08-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Travelino
Randy, thanks for your detailed instructions. ...

Randy, thanks for your detailed instructions. I'll give that a try, although I have tried various ways in the past and with no luck. sometimes it seems to engange and other not.


The owners...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-08-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Travelino
DanielB Call Tiffin, preferably Winfield, where...

DanielB
Call Tiffin, preferably Winfield, where the Wayfarer factory is. You can look up their phone number on the Tiffin website.


Ask them for a current retail price list for the Wayfarer....
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-07-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Travelino
We bought our Wayfarer with 2019 Sprinter chassis...

We bought our Wayfarer with 2019 Sprinter chassis about a month ago. Driving it home, some 900 miles, we found it hard to consistently turn on cruise control. We were busy learning everything...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-26-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By Travelino
Last summer, while driving a stretch of...

Last summer, while driving a stretch of interstate in Idaho, we cam upon a road construction area where you were in it before you knew it, with no exits.
They had both lanes in the same direction...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-25-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By Travelino
We had it happend to our Class A twice, both...

We had it happend to our Class A twice, both times a big crack formed and had to replace the windshield. This was in the day when we had a left and right windshield, and both times the stone hit the...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-20-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,534
Posted By Travelino
Randy, I just checked the vin on my new 2020...

Randy, I just checked the vin on my new 2020 Wayfarer and it has the N in the 11th position. If I remember correctly, Mercedes said they all were being built in South Carolina for the 2019 models...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By Travelino
Earl II, Inrteresting that you too had the...

Earl II,

Inrteresting that you too had the Norcold door problem. You would think that by now, Tiffin would check that as part of their final inspection and fix it if necessary so customers could...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By Travelino
Dosxx, Yes we did get the slide topper. I...

Dosxx,
Yes we did get the slide topper. I found out it was an unlisted option when we ordered and got it. It seems to work fine. I heard that Trent pushed to offer them on the Wayfarer, so not...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,253
Posted By Travelino
Interesting, I talked to Dan today too. He also...

Interesting, I talked to Dan today too. He also pointed out that when sofware is updated, it looks at VIN number to determine type of vehicle. If the Sprinter is a passenger vehicle, then the seat...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Travelino
Since they offer the outside TV in many of their...

Since they offer the outside TV in many of their coaches as an option, I would think for the model your interested in, if they don't offer it, there is a reason, like there isn't room to fit it in.
...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-05-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By Travelino
Dosxx, We also picked up our new RW on...

Dosxx,
We also picked up our new RW on Thursday, May 30th. We stayed at the dealer for two night, because of some problems. Then we took 3 days to drive it home, about 900 miles.


While at the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-04-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,253
Posted By Travelino
We picked up our new 2020 RW on Thursday and...

We picked up our new 2020 RW on Thursday and stayed at the dealer till Saturday morning. We had a few things that needed fixing.



I did find the new Sprinter chassis with all its automation...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-03-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Travelino
Never posted this before, but be careful of the...

Never posted this before, but be careful of the latch on the QW, unless they recently changed it.


We were looking at a 2019 QW in February. I lifted the bed and then check to see if it was...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,253
Posted By Travelino
Randy, great report and well appreciated. Good...

Randy, great report and well appreciated. Good luck with your new RW.



We pick up our new RW on Thursday. We're excited about it.


Just learned from a post on the Tiffin forums that the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-22-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By Travelino
I ordered an RW and it was just completed. The...

I ordered an RW and it was just completed. The OCCC is 681. I wish it was higher, but I feel I can live with it.
The OCCC is the capacity combine for passengers, water and stuff.



Already...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Travelino
Mark, Great that you were able to complete and...

Mark,
Great that you were able to complete and your happy with it. How much did it weigh? Also how much does a jack extend beyond where it would start to touch the ground when the coach is level. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-03-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Travelino
It sounds like a good deal, but they do change...

It sounds like a good deal, but they do change features and decor each year. If it were me, I would call Danny Inman at Tiffin in Red Bay and tell him that you were offered a 2020 model and want to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-29-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Travelino
Mark, You certainly have the essential...

Mark,
You certainly have the essential characteristic needed - perseverance.
What do-it-yourselfer that succeeds requires.


My wife and I have built our current house and our previous house. We...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-27-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By Travelino
KJR, Congratulations. I didn't know you...

KJR,

Congratulations. I didn't know you were full timers. We were when we first retired and I think you will be much happier with the 37PA than the 33AA, just my opinion, being a past full...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-27-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Travelino
Sorry to not be able to answer your question, but...

Sorry to not be able to answer your question, but I was wondering the same thing. It might be worth contacting Tiffin at Winfield to see if that is possible. I would think the main issue might be if...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-24-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Travelino
Mark, you are a person I can identify with, a...

Mark, you are a person I can identify with, a Do-it-yourselfer. Good luck on your install and keep us posted. Maybe you should first take out all the parts and weigh them, so you know how much it...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-24-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By Travelino
KJR, Have you actually looked at each of these...

KJR,
Have you actually looked at each of these yourself, or are you just looking at the floor plan prints. We've looked at both and the 37PA seems to have a bigger bedroom as well as a bit larger...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-20-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Travelino
Interesting post. When we bought our 2012 Toyota...

Interesting post. When we bought our 2012 Toyota Sienna mini van, we found that when we selected recirculate, after a couple of minutes it would return automatically to outside air. We thought it...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-20-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,253
Posted By Travelino
Congratulations, Jerry and Susie. We have...

Congratulations, Jerry and Susie.


We have a 2020 RW on order, likely will get it by the end of May or beginning of June. Would be real interested in hearing from you on your first impressions...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Travelino
Mark, as you might already know, Tiffin is now...

Mark, as you might already know, Tiffin is now using the Big Foot brand on the Wayfarer for 2020. they are suppose to be less weight than what they were installing in 2019.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-06-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Travelino
Mark, what brand of air horn did you use and did...

Mark, what brand of air horn did you use and did the relay come with it, or if not, what brand/model is the relay. Is it an "electric air horn style", or does it have a motor/pump to make air...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-06-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Travelino
Wayfarer Owners - a few questions.

I have a couple of questions for Wayfarer owners.


First, we finally made our decision and ordered a new 2020 RW.



First question: Have you been able to run both your AC and your...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-31-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,808
Posted By Travelino
Roadyacht1, It sounds like you got a great...

Roadyacht1,
It sounds like you got a great deal. Funny, in that we went fulltime in 2000 and bought a new Dutch Star DS then. Kept it for 6 years. Based on list price back then, which was around...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-28-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By Travelino
The Tiffin Wayfarer line had two read slide out...

The Tiffin Wayfarer line had two read slide out beds and they still offer the other model, the QW.


I was surprised when they announced the new RW with Murphy bed, that they didn't drop the FW...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-19-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Travelino
I thought, up till now, that the Powerglide...

I thought, up till now, that the Powerglide chassis by Tiffin had Independent front suspension, but there was some comments that this new Red 340 doesn't. Would be interesting if anyone can verify...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-15-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Travelino
Tiffin Wayfarer Discounts?

I know this question has been asked a few times, but no one has ever said how much of a discount they got. So this question is for those that have purchased a Wayfarer and can add to what I will...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-09-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By Travelino
New Wayfarer's 2020 models to begin production

I just found out that Tiffin will start production of 2020 model Wayfarers next week on the new 2019 Sprinter chassis.


Retail prices are about $9K more, give or take.



The navigation...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-09-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,351
Posted By Travelino
I just found out that Tiffin is beginning to...

I just found out that Tiffin is beginning to build on the Sprinter 2019 chassis next week and have decided to go straight to their 2020 models.


Also, the backup camera and the navigation sytem...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-27-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,812
Posted By Travelino
I didn't kn know that the Reds offered an all...

I didn't kn know that the Reds offered an all electric option. Is that something new. The 33AA comes standard with a propan frig, and an upgrade to an electric residential frig. Is that the option...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-10-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By Travelino
Thanks again, I really appreciate your great...

Thanks again, I really appreciate your great replies.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-10-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By Travelino
QBRANCH, Wow, such a great response. Thanks so...

QBRANCH,
Wow, such a great response. Thanks so much for taking the time to respond, as well as test out some of the combinations. So my understanding from one of your answers, is the audio from the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-10-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By Travelino
Wayfarer - How does entertainment system work?

We're interested in buying a Wayfarer.
I'm a bit confused as to how the audio system interfaces with the televisions.


I'm hoping that someone that owns a Wayfarer can answer my questions.

...
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