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Old 02-06-2019, 07:49 PM   #1
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Question Class A comparison...Windsport vs Miramar

For all you class A lovers out there I would like INFORMED opinions. What's the difference in construction between Hurricane/Windsport and Miramar/Challenger? Is there a construction difference or is the Miramar just an upgraded and "fancier" coach.
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:13 PM   #2
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I know the Mirimar rides on a 22.5 rim (vs 19.5). Most will say the larger rim/tires will give you a better ride (but harder to change your self - but most use roadside with tires this heavy).

Plus you get larger (taller) basement storage in the Miramar. I think you get better cargo doors/latches and double pane windows as well.

Im sure there are others things that the M will provide over the H / W but these are the things that stood out to me when looked at one a while back.

But I think the over "construction" is the same (but I may be wrong).

Same F53 frame and engine as H / W.

I really like the Mirimar... 8 to 10 years from now I will be looking at one of these along with a some "short" DP's if we are still big on whole RVing thing (Which I cannot imaging right now being without an RV ....but you never know).
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Old 02-06-2019, 11:03 PM   #3
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We looked at a lot of brands with same floor plans so your looking at materials and workmanship an capacities not different floor plan,windsport lower scale but nice ,we ended up with a challenger 37fh I would say similar to Miramar,22.5 tires,262 inch wheelbase,100gal.freshwater,8000lb.tow capacity,duel pane windows. We're very happy with it 2500mi. and 7months 24/7,no problems.
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I get the sense Miramar/Challenger would be the way to go for full-timing if you didn't want to spring for the diesel.
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I get the sense Miramar/Challenger would be the way to go for full-timing if you didn't want to spring for the diesel.
Yep, I agree. Its either get a new (or one year old) Miramar or a two or 3 year old DP to keep the prices reasonable.

But I wonder if the DP overall quaility (inside and out) as well as furniture are a step or two above most larger Gas coaches.

Oh yeah plus you get air ride / air brakes with the DP and much quieter ride with engine in back. So thats a large step up.
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