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Jim Farrand 04-28-2011 09:58 AM

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Hello everyone.

Just joined the group - have a 2005 Itasca Cambria 26' that we bought last year (4/2010) but are already thinking of upgrading to a Class A 32 - 36' unit.

Biggest question in looking at class A is Ford frame vs Workhorse vs whatever else there is. Any comments or references to check would be appreciated. I will also be looking through all the forums in this site.

Thanks

DRosedale 04-28-2011 10:16 AM

Welcome Jim to the forum. You will find a lot of nice folks on this forum willing to help and answer your questions.

Many happy and safe miles.

JMonroe 04-28-2011 01:31 PM

:welcome:

For a gas rig, those are the choices, that is if you're looking at used (there currently is no Workhorse gas chassis offered). Each has it's fans. We had a Ford, with the V10, and I was quite happy with it. I would not hesitate, however, to purchase a rig built on the Workhorse chassis though, assuming it was otherwise everything I wanted.

One Caveat on the Workhorse. Before buying check to see if it was subject to the brake recall and if so, has it been done.

Happy hunting!

Purplefans & Harvey 05-01-2011 10:24 PM

Check to see where the official Ford and Workhorse Service centers are near your house!! We loved our Ford Triton V-10, and the official repair facility was closer. Now we have a workhorse, and the recall made us drive 1 hour for the drop off. Kind of a pain.


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