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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-11-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,425
Posted By TheTourVan
For all of the talk about OCCC on these forums, I...

For all of the talk about OCCC on these forums, I think the plastic toilet on this type of rig is not really much of a shortcoming. MSRP might say one thing, but the prices we have seen are pretty...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-08-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,425
Posted By TheTourVan
We just looked at all of these today and were...

We just looked at all of these today and were cognizant of OOOC. Dynamax was coming in the lowest and then Tiffin. Winnebago the highest.

We went through the coaches with a fine toothed comb and...
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-06-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By TheTourVan
Back after Hiatus

Wanted to say we are back after a few years off. This forum was a lot of fun back when we had our 40 ft Fleetwood and then a few years ago when we purchased our Four Winds B Class.

Both are...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-25-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
While some may call it a moot point, my wife and...

While some may call it a moot point, my wife and I sure do not think so. You may think "installations" are not something worth covering, but we disagree. One can use the word "installations" and...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By TheTourVan
24 feet is the length. Rides like a dream too. ...

24 feet is the length. Rides like a dream too. So far so good.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-11-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By TheTourVan
Four Winds Ventura 170X - New To Us

In our quest to find a Sprinter we liked, the wife and I were convinced of buying a new one. Then along came this beauty out of no where that was a few years old, very low miles and complete and...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-08-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
After months of searching, we ended up going with...

After months of searching, we ended up going with a pre-owned unit and could not be happier. We never expected to, until someone was selling a unit we had loved from the minute we saw it and gave us...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-08-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,329
Posted By TheTourVan
It looks great and the folks at LTV will really...

It looks great and the folks at LTV will really take care of you. Great company to deal with as we have been working with them (Don) for months. We ended up going in a different direction due to a...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-27-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Spent the day looking at many Class Bs at a local...

Spent the day looking at many Class Bs at a local RV show. Came away with more answers for us thankfully. Right now we are leaning towards the 2013 Leisure Travel Van non-slide version. Our...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-22-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
We want to park it in our home and the community...

We want to park it in our home and the community will not allow anything more than a Sprinter model. Therefore the Unity is pretty much out.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-21-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
After spending hours and hours on this, it...

After spending hours and hours on this, it appears as though we might have to eliminate the Airstream from consideration. Unless we go to the bigger unit (which we are not entirely for), it does not...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-19-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Great West has a 3 year warranty as well and we...

Great West has a 3 year warranty as well and we really like that machine. It makes us lead in the direction of the longer warranties for sure.

Thanks for further input. We are completely ready...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-19-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Thanks for your info. We too like the Airstream...

Thanks for your info. We too like the Airstream and it is definitely on the list. I do have one question. Why bring a TOAD? Meaning I assume the Class B can fit in most places right?



...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-19-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Thanks SKP. Great info for sure. We have...

Thanks SKP. Great info for sure. We have honestly dropped the ERA down a peg because of it being 24 rather than 22 in length, but we do love one of the floor plans and certainly love the price. ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-18-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Its a design thing for us wincrasher. We just do...

Its a design thing for us wincrasher. We just do not care for the designs of other models outside the Mercedes.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-18-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Thanks for your input. Very much appreciated.

Thanks for your input. Very much appreciated.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-18-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,292
Posted By TheTourVan
Going From Class A to Class B - Need Opinions

Hello all. My wife and I are moving on from our Fleetwood Discovery and into a Class B on the Mercedes Sprinter Chassis. With what we do for a living and the traveling we put in, it becomes a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By TheTourVan
You anywhere near Tampa ws? Im not that familiar...

You anywhere near Tampa ws? Im not that familiar with Sebring.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,610
Posted By TheTourVan
In the past, children needed their elders to gain...

In the past, children needed their elders to gain knowledge. Today they need google. Right or wrong, the information age shapes children far more than parents do.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By TheTourVan
It is just the fabric, and based on the fact that...

It is just the fabric, and based on the fact that I have no idea what type of pliers those are or what the thingamajobby a torsion spring is, you might be right.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By TheTourVan
Replacing Awning

We have a 2000 Fleetwood Discovery and had the paint changed. One thing we never did was change the awning and it simply does not match anymore. Well, we ordered a new custom awning and want to put...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-02-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,970
Posted By TheTourVan
Smart Car For Our Toad

We just picked up a new Smart Car to use as our TOAD. It was a choice we thought long about and came to the conclusion that it fits our needs. What we need assistance on is what kind of tow bar to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-01-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By TheTourVan
We had this problem and it caused quite a bit of...

We had this problem and it caused quite a bit of whistling as well when it got windy. After searching for help, we had my wife stand by the door while driving and it was pinned down that it was...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-01-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By TheTourVan
We have the same coach and the only one we seem...

We have the same coach and the only one we seem to use is the main control panel button. We turn it on when we want to keep the pump on and off when we are hooked up at the campground or are driving.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,703
Posted By TheTourVan
Great info. Thanks.

Great info. Thanks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,703
Posted By TheTourVan
I guess I worded it not all that well. I am well...

I guess I worded it not all that well. I am well aware of what can be purchased and we currently have a DP that we like quite a bit.

I am asking everybody here if they had 100k to spend on a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,703
Posted By TheTourVan
Any thoughts on which one? We are curious about...

Any thoughts on which one? We are curious about someone with that budget and what they would purchase.



We did as well. Any thoughts on what you would buy?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,703
Posted By TheTourVan
You Have $100,000 - Decisions

Let's say you have exactly $100,000 (pre-tax) to buy your new (to you) RV. What would you do? Here is the criteria...

It must be a Class A
It can be diesel or gas.
Minimum of 2 slides.
It...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By TheTourVan
That was the first thing I checked and it is...

That was the first thing I checked and it is still in miles
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By TheTourVan
Those are all of my thoughts and to say I'm a...

Those are all of my thoughts and to say I'm a little upset/angry is an understatement. I guess my question is less about that side and more about can this be fixed legally? Could the dealer be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,531
Posted By TheTourVan
My wife and I love this floor plan and the 08...

My wife and I love this floor plan and the 08 Monaco Knight that shares one similar. We were just in the Lazy Days one you are speaking about and t looks really good.

One thing to consider is the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,531
Posted By TheTourVan
This is the floor plan that my wife and I have...

This is the floor plan that my wife and I have fallen in love with.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By TheTourVan
Mileage Issue

We bought our Fleetwood Discovery last month with 30269 miles on it and have been darn happy with it. Yesterday while driving along we hit a tiny bump and the odometer jumps to 50k miles on it.
...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-09-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,594
Posted By TheTourVan
Its funny to see so many fall in love with Bubba....

Its funny to see so many fall in love with Bubba. 3 years ago he was in a shouting match during a tournament. Last year his caddie threatened to quit over his attitude problems. He is rude to fans...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-09-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,594
Posted By TheTourVan
Just got back from Augusta and what it trip it...

Just got back from Augusta and what it trip it was. The Masters is unlike any other sporting event there is. Just a special place.
Forum: Full-Timers 04-06-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By TheTourVan
Many RV parks have full hookups which include a...

Many RV parks have full hookups which include a waste "hole" right at your spot.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-04-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By TheTourVan
THanks Clifftail. They are closed tonight, but...

THanks Clifftail. They are closed tonight, but if I have to, I might be able to reach them in the am.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-04-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By TheTourVan
Awning Help

We have a 2000 Fleetwood Discovery 37G and we are trying to find out the awning size. We have been asked to measure center post to center post to have a custom awning made for us, however we don't...
Forum: Damon 04-03-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By TheTourVan
I cant speak for the OP, but here are some basics...

I cant speak for the OP, but here are some basics I learned over the years with wheels. You dont need "wheel wax" or anything like that. Use any good sealant for the same results. It bonds with...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-03-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By TheTourVan
We have struggled with some of the state parks...

We have struggled with some of the state parks and size (38 foot) and really uneven spaces. Can you comment on the area of OH? We are going from Hershey, PA to Indianapolis, so would like to stay...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-03-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By TheTourVan
OH Advice Needed

Wife and I are going to be passing through OH later this year and are looking for places to stay. Thought about Cleveland so that we could go to Michael Simon's restaurant, but finding a park seems...
Forum: Damon 04-03-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,529
Posted By TheTourVan
This is a floor plan we really like. We are...

This is a floor plan we really like. We are waiting a year to see how the new Thor's seem to be working and hoping to pick up a 1 year old "pre-enjoyed" next year possibly.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By TheTourVan
You should still only be getting 30 amps of...

You should still only be getting 30 amps of power. If you add a "dogbone" to connect your 30 amp coach to a 50 amp power supply, your coach can still only handle the 30 amps and therefore will just...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-01-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,757
Posted By TheTourVan
I can understand that. Not sure that is the...

I can understand that. Not sure that is the fault of the property or a "con" on the resort as mentioned above, but that is just my opinion. Frankly, they are only trying to do the same thing you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By TheTourVan
We use our overhead AC unit while on the road. ...

We use our overhead AC unit while on the road. In my opinion, its preference. The generator uses gas to run, however the dash A/C uses it as well. We prefer the comfort of the roof A/C and keeping...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-01-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,757
Posted By TheTourVan
Thanks Gary. We did not have too many issues...

Thanks Gary. We did not have too many issues with the pricing due to their coupon (which seems to run all the time). 3 nights for $110 is pretty reasonable in my opinion for the amenities.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-01-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,362
Posted By TheTourVan
Ours got its maiden voyage testing out the last...

Ours got its maiden voyage testing out the last 10 days and worked perfectly. Left for 2 hours and came back and the gen was on and just shot off. Coach was perfectly cooled to the temperature we...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 04-01-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,102
Posted By TheTourVan
Getting ready to head to Myrtle Beach for a few...

Getting ready to head to Myrtle Beach for a few days. Leaving in two weeks and am pretty excited. New clubs are ready, the wife is ready to play and we are looking forward to both Caledonia and True...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 04-01-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,717
Posted By TheTourVan
Lazy Days in Tampa did our work for us and we...

Lazy Days in Tampa did our work for us and we cannot recommend them enough. Everything has come out absolutely outstanding in my opinion and each time people come on board they cannot believe the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-01-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,757
Posted By TheTourVan
The Great Outdoors RV Resort

My wife and I spent 3 days at TGO last week and wanted to let people know how nice it was. First the bad. No pull throughs and some of the spaces were not hugely wide based on the way they were...
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