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Old 03-04-2015, 06:15 PM   #11
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That cockpit is still pretty bleak though...
That's more like it. It doesn't look nearly so dated as some of the others I saw.
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Old 03-04-2015, 07:31 PM   #12
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It is likely more like a uhaul than a F350 pickup.
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Old 03-04-2015, 09:12 PM   #13
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It just seems that for 80+ grand I should be getting modern accommodations in the cockpit. Wifi, Bluetooth, hands free phone, gps, soft touch plastic...etc. If in 2015 an economy car can come equipped with these things, why not a class c ? Some of them made me feel like I was in a U-Haul truck. Yuk!!!

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Old 03-04-2015, 09:28 PM   #14
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I don't really need much in my dash... I need a speedometer and tachometer. I like having a fuel gauge and oil/trans temp gauges. It sure is nice to have a TPMS gauge too, but that's not a requirement in the dash for me.


Bluetooth is nice, but that's more of a radio issue. For $150 you can install an aftermarket radio with Bluetooth that will likely perform MUCH better anyways, although I do like the steering wheel controls.


Built in GPS is worthless to me. You have to pay for yearly updates or else you miss out on new roads, traffic problems, etc. It seems even the cheapest cell phones have free GPS navigation that blows away most dedicated GPS units.


I'm sure a soft touch dash is nice, but I don't ever really touch or look at the dash. The only time I think I will ever touch it will be during an accident. At that point, soft touch or not, its likely to hurt.
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For whatever reason, C-class buyers have to make more compromises. I looked at C class RVs for over a year to replace my aging 2000 Gulfstream Conquest Sport (Chevy 454), only to finally settle on the 2015 Jayco Precept 29UM A-class. Once used to driving it, I found it easier to drive than my C-class, more powerful V10 motor with 3 valves, awesome panoramic view, terrific Jensen JRV215 unit with Bluetooth, Nav, hands-free, etc, and far less tiring to drive long distances (I've only had it for 2 weeks and put nearly 1,000 miles on it.) In addition, I get much larger fuel, fresh water, and holding tanks. And for about 15,000 more than a C class.
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Forget about the dash. Just enjoy this great country through the windshield. That is why I like to travel.
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Old 03-06-2015, 07:58 AM   #17
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Forget about the dash. Just enjoy this great country through the windshield. That is why I like to travel.
For me, getting there is more than half the fun. As a pilot, and one who truly loves to drive, monitoring systems and being one with the machine is what brings me joy. I find less peace and confidence in my travels when the only feedback I get from my rig comes from an old water temperature gauge and an idiot light that never seems to come on.

I'm probably a good candidate for a well equipped class A. I only hope when the time comes my budget agrees.
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MarkeMark. Not sure what model/year you have, but many of the things you mention are available like Bluetooth, hands free phone, gps, etc on later model greyhawk, and I assume other models. The thing I miss most is climate control AC/heating. Seems like I am always having to turn mine up or down. Also an expensive but nice feature would be some audio controls on the steering wheel.
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Who no outside temperature and compass on RV mirror

I have always wondered why every car I have owned in the past many years has had a outside thermometer and compass on the rear view mirror, but my Greyhawk does not have one. That is the one vehicle I really would like it on. Is that even an option on a Greyhawk?
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Those were not options on our 2014 Greyhawk. It is strange that our 2012 Tacoma, which was far less expensive, has more features.
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