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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,417
Posted By gorgeguy
You guys were right, one person looked at the...

You guys were right, one person looked at the coach today and drove it home. It was a really well maintained coach at a really fair price. It only takes one. FYI I let them write a personal check...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,857
Posted By gorgeguy
I drive a Cat 3126 but have no issue with Cummins...

I drive a Cat 3126 but have no issue with Cummins (my Dodge 3500 is a cummins) when you look at the mileage and upkeep I always thinks of yachts, if you have to ask what the upkeep is, you probably...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,417
Posted By gorgeguy
It is interesting hearing about how hot the...

It is interesting hearing about how hot the market is. I put my '02 Allegro

Bus on the market (also listed in the classified section) a couple of weeks ago priced below NADA average price and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,417
Posted By gorgeguy
I have my class A Tiffin Allegro Bus on the...

I have my class A Tiffin Allegro Bus on the market now, it will be interesting to see the reactions and demands of the interested parties. I have bought and sold seven other RVs over the years and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,417
Posted By gorgeguy
When I bought my DP Allegro Bus (which am putting...

When I bought my DP Allegro Bus (which am putting back on the market) eight years ago, we paid with a personal check and the seller held the title until the check cleared the bank and then mailed the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By gorgeguy
2002 Tiffin Allegro Bus, just completed a 7000...

2002 Tiffin Allegro Bus, just completed a 7000 mile trip from Oregon to Key West, FL. MH ran flawlessly. We are actually selling it since we stopped snow birding and don't need that big of a coach....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,433
Posted By gorgeguy
We have been very happy with our '02 Tiffin...

We have been very happy with our '02 Tiffin Allegro bus. We have had to replace some things: heater core, a/c compressor, the plastics on the roof and radiator surge tank. But now that they are...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-19-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By gorgeguy
Ordering a new one now means a long wait. I...

Ordering a new one now means a long wait. I heard Tiffin has over 250 new coaches sitting and waiting for air conditioners before they can be delivered. I also heard Flex steel was having major...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By gorgeguy
Before getting discouraged with lack of QC and...

Before getting discouraged with lack of QC and long waits, I tried to order a Nexus Rebel 30R. I wanted the entertainment center in the cab over bed area. Nexus told me they could not do it since...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By gorgeguy
Just this year I tried putting Yard Gard all...

Just this year I tried putting Yard Gard all around my coach. So far no mice, but time will tell. It helps that I got about six cases of the Yard Gard given to me so if it does not do the job, I am...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,510
Posted By gorgeguy
Coming in June, a '02 with an '03 design 36OP...

Coming in June, a '02 with an '03 design 36OP Tiffin Allegro Bus. We are making one last long trip before selling. The normal wear out items have been replaced. Great Freightliner maintenance....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,277
Posted By gorgeguy
My brother in law bought a Tiffin Wayfarer last...

My brother in law bought a Tiffin Wayfarer last year, downsizing from a 40' Bus. We are getting ready to take a trip together cross country. They still tow a Jeep Wrangler and carry thier lawn...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By gorgeguy
Interesting comments. I have an '02 37' Tiffin...

Interesting comments. I have an '02 37' Tiffin Allegro Bus I will be putting on the market when we get back from an 8000 mile trip in June. Don't snowbird anymore so don't need that big of a coach....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-11-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By gorgeguy
My '02 Bus is definitely a fiberglass roof. I...

My '02 Bus is definitely a fiberglass roof. I removed the satellite dome and installed a Razor antenna, I have replaced the shower skylight, the black tank vent, both A/C covers and the refrigerator...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-10-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By gorgeguy
I also purchase the "useless" manual. Thank you...

I also purchase the "useless" manual. Thank you for posting this manual, it is much more useful.:bow:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,433
Posted By gorgeguy
A great Tiffin Allegro Bus 37' 2002 but actually...

A great Tiffin Allegro Bus 37' 2002 but actually a 2003 model (36OP) is coming onto the market it June. We are getting ready for a last big trip (Oregon to Key West, FL) and will be putting the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-30-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By gorgeguy
If you leave It plugged in, check the water level...

If you leave It plugged in, check the water level in your batteries every month. My four coach batteries do evaporate water while charging and I have to add every month or two.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-28-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,005
Posted By gorgeguy
I am a believer in the 7-10 year replacement. But...

I am a believer in the 7-10 year replacement. But two years ago I finally replaced the tires on my 25' hunting travel trailer I had owned for about 4 years and found out the tires were 17 years old...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-24-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By gorgeguy
I just drive into a closed weigh station. The...

I just drive into a closed weigh station. The scale still works and I can slowly roll and get my front axle, rear axle and toad weight.
Forum: Truck Conversions 03-21-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,281
Posted By gorgeguy
I cancelled my order due to problems with the...

I cancelled my order due to problems with the dealer. I was going to order through a different dealer but with some of the QC issues I have been hearing about and the parts and supplies shortage the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,412
Posted By gorgeguy
Only 19 years old but still a nice coach.

Only 19 years old but still a nice coach.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By gorgeguy
At Camp Freightliner I was told not to use...

At Camp Freightliner I was told not to use extended life coolant in my '02 chassis because it could mess up my sensors. Apparently new replacement sensors are OK to use the ELC.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,955
Posted By gorgeguy
Don't have the nexus. Had a real problem with...

Don't have the nexus. Had a real problem with the dealer who took my deposit and two and a half months later had not even ordered the coach. Finally got my deposit back and with all the parts...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,016
Posted By gorgeguy
My '02 Tiffin Allegro Bus is 37' and can tow 10K...

My '02 Tiffin Allegro Bus is 37' and can tow 10K it is actually a 2003 model (36 OP) and will be going on the market after our long cross country trip this April. I am sure I will miss the extra...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-16-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,559
Posted By gorgeguy
Jerry, I agree with your comments on customer...

Jerry,
I agree with your comments on customer service at Nexus. I cancelled my original order after 2 1/2 months (the dealer actually had not even placed the order). Emailed Nexus how disappointed...
Forum: Northwest Region 03-15-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By gorgeguy
Roadmaster also has a good facility in Portland. ...

Roadmaster also has a good facility in Portland. Todd's auto and RV repair. Tod reworked my air braking system in Quartzsite the Camping World installed wrong. Todd did good work and a good price...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-15-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,016
Posted By gorgeguy
I am in the process of going from a 37' Tiffin...

I am in the process of going from a 37' Tiffin Allegro Bus to a 30' Super C (Nexus Rebel 30R). Don't need the extra space since we don't snow bird anymore and I think the wife will feel more...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,570
Posted By gorgeguy
Nexus Rebel has a 15K towing capacity. comes in...

Nexus Rebel has a 15K towing capacity. comes in 30' and 35' lengths. Super C with Duramax diesel the 4x4 is a bonus.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,955
Posted By gorgeguy
We are actually wanting a Super C with 4x4. ...

We are actually wanting a Super C with 4x4. Looked at Dynamax Isata 5 but the passenger seat was almost impossible to gracefully get out of and into the coach. We will probably buy the Nexus Rebel...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By gorgeguy
During the years you are looking, the "big three"...

During the years you are looking, the "big three" were a problem. Make sure they have been taken care of. Big three: roof rails, floor of wet bay and floor of driver side slide. Even an older...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-09-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,955
Posted By gorgeguy
After 4 TTs, one 5er, 1 C and 1A the C or A gets...

After 4 TTs, one 5er, 1 C and 1A the C or A gets the nod. If DW wants to get something to drink or eat, go to the bathroom or even take a nap, we don't have to find a place to pull over. It is...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By gorgeguy
A different twist: I sold a travel trailer to a...

A different twist: I sold a travel trailer to a Canadian. He paid with a Canadian bank draft. I gave him a bill of sale and a copy of the title and marked it paid. I wanted to wait until the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By gorgeguy
You may want to check your front axle weight. I...

You may want to check your front axle weight. I just tried to order a new super C and wanted an entertainment center instead of the cab over bed. The manufacturer said that it added too much weight...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By gorgeguy
When I bought my Allegro Bus in California from a...

When I bought my Allegro Bus in California from a private seller, they still owed money so the title was at the bank. We just paid by personal check and the seller took it to the bank. When the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By gorgeguy
If you go for the Tiffin, make sure the "big 3"...

If you go for the Tiffin, make sure the "big 3" have been done. They are the roof rail, wet bay floor and DS slide floor. If they have not been done, it could get very expensive for you down the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-05-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,853
Posted By gorgeguy
No aqua hot and only two slides but in June after...

No aqua hot and only two slides but in June after we get back from a cross country trip we will be putting our 2003 Tiffin Allegro Bus 36OP (37') on the market. We are downsizing since we don't...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,906
Posted By gorgeguy
Did not drive it but saw one in the flesh. I...

Did not drive it but saw one in the flesh. I have owned a C and A and did not feel the need to drive it. I probably won't get it until mid summer but will post impressions.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,906
Posted By gorgeguy
UPDATE After emailing Nexus regarding my...

UPDATE After emailing Nexus regarding my disappointment, I actually got a call from Dave Middleton, one of the owners, about 15 minutes after I sent the email. It turns out the main problem was...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,906
Posted By gorgeguy
I really liked the Isata 5 28ss until my wife...

I really liked the Isata 5 28ss until my wife tried to get in and out of the PS seat and into the coach. No way to do that gracefully or easily. Ended up ordering a Nexus Rebel 30R. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-25-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By gorgeguy
Close but not exact. We have towed a 2013 Chev...

Close but not exact. We have towed a 2013 Chev Equinox 4 down for about 40K miles with no problems. Have to warm it up for about 5 minutes and pull one fuse (accessories) and then run the engine...
Forum: Northwest Region 02-21-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,978
Posted By gorgeguy
Six years in Portland and that was enough. 38...

Six years in Portland and that was enough. 38 years in The Dalles and loving it. Tried snowbirding to AZ but 5-6 weeks is about our limit, DW misses her quilting studio and I miss my workshop.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 02-21-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,940
Posted By gorgeguy
The Adept Ape U tube channel is a pretty good...

The Adept Ape U tube channel is a pretty good source for diesel engine information:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzsGzNaf85PAb0uXWTlWPw
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-19-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By gorgeguy
If your not in a big hurry, I am putting my 2002...

If your not in a big hurry, I am putting my 2002 Allegro Bus on the market in June. It is in great shape and I've done the typical "wear out" items. It is a 36 OP but you will need to search 2003...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-17-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,559
Posted By gorgeguy
Now I am a little worried. We put down a deposit...

Now I am a little worried. We put down a deposit in December on a Rebel 30R. Was supposed to be delivered the first part of March for our 7K+ round trip from Oregon to Key West in May. The...
Forum: MDT Conversions 02-17-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,417
Posted By gorgeguy
Ordered in Dec. but not yet received a Nexus...

Ordered in Dec. but not yet received a Nexus Rebel 30R. Looked at the Dynamax Isata 5 but getting in and especially out of the PS seat and into the coach was just about impossible to do gracefully. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By gorgeguy
If you are not in a hurry, I have a 2002 Tiffin...

If you are not in a hurry, I have a 2002 Tiffin Allegro Bus 37' that will be on the market the end of June. I ordered a new Nexus Rebel 30R but it will not be here in time for our trip from OR to...
Forum: Truck Conversions 02-10-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,281
Posted By gorgeguy
Not yet, still anxiously waiting. I heard the...

Not yet, still anxiously waiting. I heard the paint shop was getting overwhelmed and they slowed things down rather than have quality suffer. I will report on my observations once I start using it.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-08-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By gorgeguy
We're in the process of downsizing from a 37'...

We're in the process of downsizing from a 37' Allegro Bus to a Nexus Rebel 30R. If you get on bad roads, it even has 4 wheel drive. I looked at the Dynamax Isata 5 28ss and almost bought one until...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-03-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By gorgeguy
I have a Nexus Rebel 30R on order. It has a 15K...

I have a Nexus Rebel 30R on order. It has a 15K towing capacity which should handle your Jeep.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By gorgeguy
I currently have a class C on order and have...

I currently have a class C on order and have Tiffin Alegro Bus. I keep it plugged into a 30A service but have to check my house batteries every month or two since there is water evaporation from...
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