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Old 07-26-2019, 10:13 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Quint View Post

.....cut.... Then retirement and plan on spending 2 or 3 months at a time in the rig traveling the great US of A.


Any thoughts on this model:



Thanks in advance.
Under the ďEtc.Ē topic Iíll share a few thoughts and or questions not associated with cost which is normally what most people end up discussing.

Thatís a lot of motorhome for an E-450 chassis. If youíre looking to be out for months at a time, itís likely youíll want to pack more stuff than for a week or two. At that size and with full-wall slide, I would require four-corner weights to confirm it can be loaded in a practical way. Having cargo carrying capacity may not be good enough the way they design and build some rigs.

E-Series have less front wheel cut angle, and with such long wheelbase itís going to take the proverbial country mile to turn. With a similar wheelbase Ford E-450 I tried a U-Turn once with a medium plus 4 lanes of traffic and had to back up some to complete the turn. Fortunately I did not have a toad, but if you plan to, backing up wonít be an option.

Regarding size of cab, I agree with you that itís not much of an issues unless it happens to bother you. I like E-Series except for lack of foot space and would buy another. I only wish for a smaller engine doghouse. It would be nice if Ford addresses that with 2021 E-Series.

Lastly, I agree with comment above about renting first. Itís expensive but the best way to really know if itís a good fit or whether thereís a good chance youíll be happy. I rented larger Class Cs that convinced me that Iíd rather own small and rent large as needed.
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