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Old 02-26-2021, 05:40 AM   #15
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When you smack the doors in an accident, you will find the composite panel doors much easier and cheaper to repair than the aluminum full doors. We had a neighbor that got side swiped last year on his first outing with a new Tiffin. Took him months to get replacements.
We have been very happy with our 10 year old Mirada. It is holding up very well, no leaks and only very small issues.
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Old 02-26-2021, 08:45 AM   #16
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Hmm

It is interesting to me. I noticed yesterday that the coach does not have front running lights.

I.E an amber light near the headlights.

I did look up the rules just now for Texas (where I live) and it is not a requirement though. Turn signals, headlamps, etc. are but not running lights.

Maybe I will Velcro some on
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Old 02-26-2021, 09:07 AM   #17
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I heard that Paul, so rude! I donít know why youíd want to run with a light anyway. But Velcro from the belt could work.

Seriously though, I never herd of a motor vehicle without running lights.
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Old 02-26-2021, 09:12 AM   #18
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All in good fun my friend

Another thing I noticed, the Encores coming out now have a redesigned rear cap from mine - and the one I saw on MH Specialists page - they did not paint the WH panel like mine is. Although my grate on the panel is white (I will be painting that to match )
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Hi Paul, I love the new rear cap. Itís like coachmen decided to make the back of the Coach look as good as the front. And whatís a WH panel?
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Hi Paul, I love the new rear cap. Itís like coachmen decided to make the back of the Coach look as good as the front. And whatís a WH panel?
Water Heater Panel.
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Iím really surprised Coachmen has a black cover for their signature class A motorhome. Any chance of calling Coachmen and get the painted version?
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Old 02-26-2021, 11:05 AM   #22
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Iím really surprised Coachmen has a black cover for their signature class A motorhome. Any chance of calling Coachmen and get the painted version?
Mine is the top one, the second picture is the MHSRV one. Looking further that coach's door frame isn't even painted. All kinds of variables on that one

https://mhsrv.com/2021-coachmen-325s...2754952/images
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I DO NOT like that black door. I just sent an email with the picture to Coachmen customer service and will let you know what they say?
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Hey Paul, is the Coach roof prepped for a satellite? Iíve been looking at the portable satellite domes that Dish offers. I believe they have a roof mounted as well?
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Hey Paul, is the Coach roof prepped for a satellite? Iíve been looking at the portable satellite domes that Dish offers. I believe they have a roof mounted as well?
Yes, it has the roof setup and ready to go. I put the portable Dish dish on the roof myself the second day of ownership. Always unnerving to drill screws into a brand new roof

One thing they did that I was not aware of - if you decide to use a portable unit on the ground and connect to the park cable port, you have to get a A/B switch and install it in the panel above the passengers side window. The coach is setup for cable there and it is powered so you have to remove the power to get a Sat unit through there requiring the A/B switch.

If you are just going to use the roof mount, no need.

A side note - I put in a electronic A/B switch in the cabinet above the entry door. It also will distribute HDMI to multiple sources. I did this so I can watch Satellite channels on both the outside TV and the main one inside. Otherwise you need to plug, unplug whatever you want to utilize, etc.

I also put in a IR repeater so I don't have to have the cabinet open to change channels.
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Other things I have noticed and makes you go Hmmmmm.

My coach does not say Coachmen on the outside like the new rear cap coaches do, just Encore. We also do not have a sprayer at the commode. Interesting how they made these configuration changes going down the line.

The rear cap seems to be the way to tell what coaches have those two things as of right now.
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What is this on the dash?

Is this cell phone/GPS mount? If so what brand?

I Just got a 325SS and can't figure this out.

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Is this cell phone/GPS mount? If so what brand?

I Just got a 325SS and can't figure this out.

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That is the microphone for your Bluetooth phone connection.
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