Go Back   Thor Forums > Thor Brands and Products > Thor Motor Coach | Class A, Class B+ & Class C Motorhomes
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-16-2017, 07:06 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
mountainsam's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Gemini 23TR
State: California
Posts: 965
THOR #6701
3 week trip review

We just got back home from a 25 day trip. California to Iowa to Missouri and back to California. Very hot everywhere.

The new Gemini 23TR was livable for the three weeks. Every system worked well, except the engine regen. Coming home it required 4 regen procedures. I'll be taking it in to a Ford dealer for evaluation. Finished the trip with overall 16.4 MPG travelling between 65 and 70 MPH.
Roof A/C system kept up with 100+ temps while at camp sites and the dash air worked well in high temps while driving. . I did have an issue with the house thermostat which seemed to correct itself early into the trip. ( I hate those self correcting issues as you never know when they will show their ugly head again)
Drove through and camped in some torrential downpours with no signs a leaks anywhere. No camp site, truck stops, rest areas or commercial CG required leveling. Pull up, hook up and take a nap, couldn't be easier. Refridgerator ran continually on automatic setting. We used a total of 1/3 tank of propane for cooking, hot water and refridg use.

Aside from a few screws lose, a few rattles to track down, all went very well.
I call it a suggessful extended cruise. I would say it was not quite as stable in wind as our fifth wheel was and I could feel the push and suck of the semis but I expected that. Might look at the steering stabilizer.

I might add that well over 1/2 this trip was in T/H mode. Made downhill and traffic a breeze.
__________________

__________________
2017 Gemini 23TR Ford chassis w/ power stroke 3.2
DW, Daughter and 2 dogs, Sofie (black lab/boxer) and Phoebe (schnoodle)
mountainsam is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2017, 09:33 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
SuperD's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: 2017 Windsport 29M
State: Indiana
Posts: 3,688
THOR #5196
Sounds like you had a Great trip and a lot of fun!!! Good for you and glad your trip was relatively trouble free!
__________________
USMC Veteran
FMCA 101070S

Dave & Myra
One day your life will flash before your eyes,
make sure it's worth watching!
SuperD is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thor Industries or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




All times are GMT. The time now is 09:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
×