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Old 07-01-2014, 03:57 PM   #11
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1 the outside radio is a detachable face Sony I haven't had time to play wit it yet.
2 Ford recommends 87 octane in the v10 f53 chassis, cheap works for me.
3 We got 8.196 mpg on my first fill up. We did have a full load of fresh water for the entire trip. It was 90 percent freeway and I drove it very gently no faster than 62 mph. We were not towing and ran the generator less than 20 minutes.
405 miles on that trip 49gal.
I should mention that it is the model 31ul with the smaller fridge. The extra pantry makes good storage for food and stuff for our two dogs who fell in love with the large front windshield.

I expect the mileage to drop once it's broken in and I can tow.
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Old 07-12-2014, 10:49 AM   #12
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So we've put a deposit down on a 2015 Precept. We are at about 95% and would move forward after next weekend. We've never owned a motorhome before, and although we've done a ton of research, we want to make sure the lifestyle fits us.

So, as many have suggested, we have rented a similar Class A (Thor Windsport) to spend 3 days at a nearby RV resort. Looking forward to our "test drive".

Thanks again!
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Sounds like a good plan. Let us know how the trip goes. Dw and I are leaving Monday for a week of Ohio state parks.
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:06 AM   #14
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rahawk - How was your trip? We are going back to the dealer this Thursday to take the plunge and wondering:

1. How it performed for you on your Ohio state park run?
2. Do you know if the radio is truly Sirius/XM ready - meaning just needs a subscription enabled and not some additional equipment?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:33 PM   #15
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You will need a Sirius receiver (scc1 I think) to get Sirius working. To get HD radio you will need the HD radio upgrade kit.
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Our trip was good and now I've got my first 1000 miles and no problems. Next week were going up to lake Erie with the toad. I hope the mileage doesn't drop too much. Sirius radio depends on the radio unit they put in your camper my radio is a 2011 version without Sirus. I installed an $11 speed controller on the main fan an it works great. Got it from Amazon and installed by the fan. Part # DROK PWM 12v-40v DC electric motor speed controller. We had to actually use the furnace for two nights. It was much quieter than our other campers. We were used to it by the second night so I don't know how often it ran. Of the four brand new campers we've owned the Precept has the best initial quality of them all.
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Thanks rahawk. We took the plunge today and signed for Precept. Looking forward to getting started!
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Old 08-04-2014, 12:44 PM   #18
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i have a 2014 Grewhawk 31FS and the Clarion NX501. i am trying to find the sirus ESN to get sirus hooked up. anyone know how to find it?
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i have a 2014 Grewhawk 31FS and the Clarion NX501. i am trying to find the sirus ESN to get sirus hooked up. anyone know how to find it?
It does not have the Sirius radio installed, it is "Sirius Capable" which just means you can add the Sirius XM SCC1 headless tuner. The Radio is also HD capable but does not include the HD tuner either.
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...and Sirius doesn't make the SCC1 anymore. My dealer is in touch with Jayco to find the appropriate new device to enable the Clarion to pickup Sirius. There is a solution I'm told, but don't have the answer yet.
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