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Old 06-04-2017, 01:48 AM   #1
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Hi we just bought a 2017 39 foot Thor Freedom Elite. Would like any any all tips for care, such as cleaning everything including the floors. Thank you.
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Old 06-04-2017, 02:08 AM   #2
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Congratulations on your new coach, hope you enjoy many happy and safe miles!!!
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Old 06-04-2017, 06:49 PM   #3
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Hello congrats .. I'm a new owner of a Thor 2017 new Palazzo 35 diesel pusher ...I need any tips anyone can give.. not to good on towing my Acadia Denali .. think I need steering stabilizer .. any suggestions.. freightliner chassis.
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Old 06-04-2017, 07:02 PM   #4
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Hello congrats .. I'm a new owner of a Thor 2017 new Palazzo 35 diesel pusher ...I need any tips anyone can give.. not to good on towing my Acadia Denali .. think I need steering stabilizer .. any suggestions.. freightliner chassis.
I'm surprised, DPs usually don't have many problems towing, I would have a professional check your tow setup.

If you want a steering stabilizer then Safe T Plus is in my opinion the best on the market. Designed by a trucker the STP is perfect for stabilizing a steering wheel. You can go to their website Safe-T-Plus - The Steering Control Specialists | Helping motorists' vehicles steer safer, less, and with peace of mind. and read about the benefits. Hope this helps!
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Old 06-05-2017, 12:09 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum!
As to cleaning, the products you use for home and auto will work for your RV.

Before you spend money on a steering stabilizer, have your coach aligned. Some (me included) have found they didn't need the ss.
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I'm surprised, DPs usually don't have many problems towing, I would have a professional check your tow setup.

If you want a steering stabilizer then Safe T Plus is in my opinion the best on the market. Designed by a trucker the STP is perfect for stabilizing a steering wheel. You can go to their website Safe-T-Plus - The Steering Control Specialists | Helping motorists' vehicles steer safer, less, and with peace of mind. and read about the benefits. Hope this helps!
Thank you for your help
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Thank you for your help.
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Old 06-05-2017, 01:41 PM   #8
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Hi we just bought a 2017 39 foot Thor Freedom Elite. Would like any any all tips for care, such as cleaning everything including the floors. Thank you.
Welcome to the forum. You will find lots of great folks and tons of information available to you. Enjoy your new coach and check in regularly.
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Old 06-05-2017, 05:52 PM   #10
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Your Palazzo tow weight maximum is 4K#'s. Your Arcadia empty weight is listed at 3950#'s. if you have a full tank of fuel in the Arcadia, you are OVER the tow weight maximum for your Palazzo. If you have supplies, food, BBQ, bicycles, etc. in the Arcadia, then you could be WAY over the safe tow rating for you motor home. That might be why you say it's giving you a hard time.

DEFINATELY get a 4 wheel alignment ASAP. THOR may pay for this.

I have a Safe T Plus steering stabilizer in my motor home, and it improved steering feel substantially. As a safety precaution it is supposed to help keep the RV under control in the event of a front tire blowout.

However, NOTHING will take the place of keeping your tow vehicle, and your motor home within weight specifications while towing. You may have a 8K# trailer hitch on that Palazzo, but what you need to look at is tow vehicle weight, and combined weight rating. You may want to consider a smaller tow vehicle, something like a compact car.
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