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Old 03-03-2019, 09:27 PM   #1
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Thinking of purchasing a 2007 Winnebago Journey with 35K miles, the tires have good tread but are dated 2010, they should be replaced before I drive far correct. Any known issues with this unit? Thanks
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Old 03-03-2019, 11:00 PM   #2
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Thinking of purchasing a 2007 Winnebago Journey with 35K miles, the tires have good tread but are dated 2010, they should be replaced before I drive far correct. Any known issues with this unit? Thanks
I did not know Winnebagos were built by THOR!?
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Old 03-03-2019, 11:03 PM   #3
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It's called "Cross-Pollination".
Winnebago normally builds some pretty well thought-out rigs. A dear friend of mine has a 2002 (?) Chieftain, and it still runs and feels like a new unit.
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Old 03-03-2019, 11:18 PM   #4
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Well in the spirit of being a helpful forum, here is some info. No matter the manufacturer, the coach is 12 years old, the tires are somewhere around 9 years old. The tire issue is a no brainer, no matter what the tread looks like, they would be a risk due to age no matter how far you drive. As for the rest of the coach, it would be worth your money to pay a non-partial RV inspector.
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I agree: get a trained impartial inspector to take a nice close look at it.
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Old 03-03-2019, 11:49 PM   #6
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Agree that the inspection is a must, but those tires are a time bomb. Remember "Sitting on a powder keg and giving off sparks"?

Price new tires around and factor that into the offer.
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Like most manufacturers Winnebago makes entry level products as well as some darned nice stuff. I think the Journey line was towards the higher end of the spectrum but is no longer a current model. I’d say do the best inspection you can and go for it if it floats your boat. I hear that DPs are wonderful although I understand that powertrain problems can cost staggering amounts to fix if it should become necessary. Good luck!
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Thinking of purchasing a 2007 Winnebago Journey with 35K miles, the tires have good tread but are dated 2010, they should be replaced before I drive far correct. Any known issues with this unit? Thanks
probley one of the most horrible riding DP on the road.... if going 07 I would look at alpine,country coach, fore travel, Monaco... something not on a freight shaker chassis...
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