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Old 10-21-2013, 10:04 PM   #1
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Hello!! I'm new on this site and everything that has to do with RV... Well... Almost...

We are about to make an offer on a Newmar Dutch Star 3891 2001... 70k miles... In great shape in & out! Price requested. 49900$ including a car ( 4000$ worth) the OX and almost everything you would need to be able to leave tomorrow for a first excursion!!

Good deal you think?? My insecurity is mostly be cause it's 13 years old AND it's a diesel and I have never owned anything diesel before... Your thoughts??

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Old 10-21-2013, 11:20 PM   #2
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Howdy and welcome. I'd say have it check out mechanically and make sure everything works. Newmar builds a quality motorhome, so if it has had proper care it should be a good choice.
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Old 10-22-2013, 12:01 AM   #3
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:31 AM   #4
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Welcome and glad to meet you!

If it's mechanically sound then go for it. A DP will give you extra luxury that you might not find in other coaches, plus the extra torque is nice in the mountains.
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:19 AM   #5
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You will not be disappointed in your diesel Newmar....
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:37 AM   #6
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Hi Nath! Welcome to IRV2! It's great to have you join us!

That sounds pretty good to me, but I would have someone check it out thoroughly. Be sure the owner has maintenance records so you can be sure it was serviced properly!

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Old 10-22-2013, 10:24 AM   #7
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You might consider making your purchase contingent on a satisfactory oil sample analysis of the engine and transmission. Cost is under $100. Google it. If you have a bad bearing or a poorly maintained tranny you'd know the easy way vs the hard way.
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Welcome, and as hog driver said get the engine, tranny and differential oil analysis run.
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:50 PM   #10
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Sounds like a great deal on a great rig!

Do check the DOT code on the tires to find out how old they are.

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Old 10-23-2013, 01:04 PM   #11
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Talking Offer accepted...

First step done... Offer accepted... Of course, conditionnal to inspection scheduled for Friday!!! I took good notes of your precious recommendations and I will keep you posted!! BIG THANKS to you all !!
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