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Old 10-24-2019, 09:59 AM   #1
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Rear wheel drive or front wheel drive?

Does it really matter???

The only thing I can think of is weight capacity.... usually rear wheel drive vehicles have an advantage here....

Your opinions?
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Old 10-25-2019, 07:33 PM   #2
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The old GM MH's are still quite popular, they had an Oldsmobile FWD assy.
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You mean this model?

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The old GM MH's are still quite popular, they had an Oldsmobile FWD assy.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/GMC_motorhome

Can you please think of something a little more current?

Plus, how do you think that addresses the question of whether one is more beneficial than the other...

Maybe it doesn't matter to be either FWD or RWD?
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Old 10-25-2019, 10:34 PM   #4
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I wrote it that way purposefully. I didn't want to influence you, I wanted you to read about the GMC FWD MH and form your own opinions.
Since you asked however;

The GMC FWD had a short production run, ask yourself why.
Did you look up the weight capacities for this FWD vehicle to see how much cargo carrying capacity it had compared to a comparable RWD?
The above should suggest that might be what you want to be doing.

That, and more, is what I had hoped you would gather from my reply.
I wish you good fortune with your selection process.
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I understand.....

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I wrote it that way purposefully. I didn't want to influence you, I wanted you to read about the GMC FWD MH and form your own opinions.
Since you asked however;

The GMC FWD had a short production run, ask yourself why.
Did you look up the weight capacities for this FWD vehicle to see how much cargo carrying capacity it had compared to a comparable RWD?
The above should suggest that might be what you want to be doing.

That, and more, is what I had hoped you would gather from my reply.
I wish you good fortune with your selection process.
Ray, I know.... my vehicle is a RWD Sprinter with dual wheels... I don't have any carrying capacity issues...

However, there's a lot of people out there who have a FWD Promaster...
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Red, fwd, doesn't matter. If u are over the carrying capacity you have to much crap. Get rid of it or buy a house.
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I think it does matter.....

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Red, fwd, doesn't matter. If u are over the carrying capacity you have to much crap. Get rid of it or buy a house.
In my opinion a RWD motor home is a better balanced setup....I can distribute a lot of extra weight over the rear wheels because of the dual wheels and tires. I actually have ample carrying capacity.
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