Advice for Motor Home searchers

Discussion in 'Class A / Diesel Pushers' started by Chris&Daisy, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. Chris&Daisy

    Chris&Daisy New Member

    Does anyone have any advice on what to look for in a new home for in a new motorhome? We are looking for a relatively new motorhome (diesel pusher) not more than 4 years old. What makes are the best? What should we watch out for?
     
  2. Charles T

    Charles T New Member

    RE: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    RV Consumer Group probably has the best information you are looking for. They rate RV's and have some outstanding books on RV purchase. It cost a little but in the end it's well worth every penny
    http://rv.org/member.html
    Hope this helps
     
  3. DL Rupper

    DL Rupper Senior Member

    Re: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    Good advice. Be careful, too many RV manufacturers have gone out of business lately. Repair down the road may be an issue if the company is out of business.
     
  4. Darlin

    Darlin New Member

    Re: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    Welcome Chris & Daisy

    Also WATCH the extended warranty, Most are only good for 4-5 yr & a limited milage. There may also be fee to transfer the extended warranty on used units. If you don't do it in a specific time you may lose it completely.

    Darlin :cool:
     
  5. AlsMotorhomes

    AlsMotorhomes New Member

    RE: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    There are a lot of good brands out there and a lot of the newer Diesels are built pretty well. Right now is a good time to buy one, a lot of dealers are trying to unload their heavy iron due to the market and the economy. We have 12 used diesels that are relatively newer and we are ready to take huge losses on them. Its one of those things that we would rather pay less now than more later. We just sold a 1996 Foretravel on Monday for 60k, we had 90k in it (just as an example). Definitely check out our inventory if you are getting closer to buying a diesel right now.

    Here is a link to our used diesels:

    http://www.alsmotorhomes.com/inventory.php?category=Class A Diesel&condition=Used

    The sale prices are on some, but call if you need a bottom dollar price.

    Feel free to call me if you call any questions on Diesels, i am always happy to help.

    Jeff Tegner
    Al's Motorhome & Trailer Sales
    info@alsmotorhomes.om
    www.alsmotorhomes.com
    (800)-345-7003
     
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    RE: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    Boy do i hope this is a paid for post ,, u know that free advertising is frowned on around here :disapprove: :angry: :angry:
     
  7. AlsMotorhomes

    AlsMotorhomes New Member

    RE: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    Trust me, we are not making money. The price you can get these things for is pretty amazing. I replyed just to help anyone who is intestested in saving money. I dont advertise on any forums. :dead:
     
  8. Guest

    Guest Guest

    RE: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    ok ,, but we don't like ones that don't pay for adds on here ,,, our forum is supported by paid advertising ,, u will get more response out of the people here if u pay ,, and btw ,, u'll prolly be gone tomorrow anyway ,, so just letting u know in advance ,,,
    Tex can i hear an " OH BOY"
     
  9. roy692

    roy692 Junior Member

    RE: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    I will say this much for buying a coach, checkout the dealers service and talk to people that have bought from the dealer. I bought from NH Camper and Coach in NH and would not recommend them to anyone at all. I bought a "new" rig, 2006 Holiday Rambler left over and have had to have it in the shop so many times for small things that the dealer should have had done before I received this. When I talked to them they say well just bring it back, well that is over 200 miles and they do not pay fuel. My problems ran from bad paint to sounds system, frig, batteries, electrical, to name a few. So just be careful on the dealer you go and make sure of how they treat the buyer. Roy
     
  10. cwishert

    cwishert New Member

    Re: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    Al it looks to me like you just did advertise for free on this site. As Rod stated this site is run by people paying for thier advertising. Tex can you give us a big "OH BOY!" :angry:
     
  11. cwishert

    cwishert New Member

    Re: Advice for Motor Home searchers

    Now to the OP do your research and really pay attention to the good guys on here who give good advice. I was lucky and got a good MH but I know that I should have done alot more research and a lot more shopping before we bought ours! I was just in a hurry and things didn't even go like I wanted them to. But thats another story. I love my MH, its a gasser though and a class c.
     

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