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You cannot always take the word of the seller, dream or no dream!!!! You've mentioned a $70k budget so that's a big compromise. Don't worry, if your parachute fails, you have the rest of your life to fix it. Diesel generators should run about 15K hrs. Also the battery voltage gauge was fluttering between 11 and 13 volts though I suspect the alternator was charging fine. Thousands of other brands out there to choose from, so take your time and make sure you get what you want, not what I say or Joe the expert. The Eagle is a great coach. With the size of water and fuel I could dry camp for close to a month. They have Hurricane heating systems which I think are better than Aqua hot. My apologies, the coaches I am looking at are 150 gallon tanks and have the typical onan quiet diesel 7500. Sure!it is nice to own one of them high priced coaches. We've just recently completed a 2 month adventure across the country and back and have decided we kind of like living in a motorhome, trailer or something of the sort. I have a neighbor with an older 320 and it is still solid after many, many miles. The Allegro Bus comes pretty well equiped, you may also want to look into the Phaeton as well. Where I am at (Bradenton, FL) seems to have no shortage of coaches to at least go look at even if they aren't perfectly right otherwise. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Man look , u need to take look at what we have, 3slides, 29ft, really a nice unit, 09monaco, montclair. The a/cs are placed such that the front end doesn't get cool (as easily as it should). Where is the motorhome? They do consignment sales and have a bunch of DP's. The sofas chairs and seats were unbelievably comfortable, absolutely perfect. I've seen all the deals at PPL, in Mesa, AZ, etc and I check rvtrader, craigslist and other sites often. American Eagles had fiberglass roofs in 1998. Hence, if you look at CCs, make sure the models have full body paint. I couldn't find any monaco model with a desk. American Coach represents rooms with sliding walls. Right now I am living in PA but I am moving to Florida. I was in American Eagle, about the vintage you are looking at where the cedar lining of the closet was all stained from leakage of the sealant used to caulk the roof to the side wall. Mine is stored inside all the time and it shows. I tow a race car to the track several times a year otherwise I would be looking at 5th wheels for sure. Check it out! The coach is a quality rig but if the floorplan doesn't suit you, that won't make much difference. Wow and can make Wally World trips two. It does nothing in the dark. Our 1999 Winnebago Ultimate Freedom was purchased for around 50k. Go drive one. Congrats on your new coach Piku! away Email Call 1-866-447-8309 There are currently 2 American Eagles for sale on Craigs list in NC----I think one is in Raleigh and the other in Charlotte----both in your price range.....If I were to buy another that would be it hands down. Is this normal at all or is it time to run? 1100 miles, You can go 15000 miles if you pull a tank behind you. Login with username, password and session length. you really can't go wrong with one. You should move up a few more years if you want to get away from parts wearing out or breaking. We love it, drives like a dream . One time it seemed to take 2-3 seconds to change gears and the engine revved up in between the shift. American Dream 1997 motorhomes pdf manual download. We switched to the American Eagle when CC sold out and the company developed financial problems. If you want to make a statement and be the envy of the paddock, the impressive American Coach Revolution is the one! We will probably be avoiding cold weather by snowbirding, otherwise I would certainly be interested in hunting something like that. I have has TT's for years and even though I can have a Class A anything, I still like our TT. Run away as fast as you can away from them. I'm also going to explore Monaco and Tiffin as well before making my choice. Personally, I think the Foretravel does look nice but as mentioned, it's all about compromise. If so, you're probably too far away to look at mine. The dealer was 100% rigid on price too since it's a consignment unit they told me they had to fight the owner to get it where it's at because he just spent $40K on renovations in 05. We are selling our beautiful 1992 American Eagle motorhome. it seems large enough inside to land a small plane, you won’t want to, because the American Eagle is replete with some of the finest finery you can find in a motorhome. 1992 American Eagle Motorhome 38ft . And it might be hard to find coaches with slides back then. Nothing stands out just make sure everything works on shore power and from the generator. I don't like the high RPMs and can avoid it most times by just doing it myself. Woth that much experience there should be a good chance of no problems. The Eagle is equal in high end hardware and overall quality. The 45-foot American Eagle 45T is built on Fleetwood’s 48,600-pound gvwr Spartan … A Foretravel U320 http://motorhomesoftexas.com/coachrv/foretravel/2001--u320--40--C1719. What you are looking for in the price range you have stated may take a bit of time but there are coaches out there. Today, more RVers trust the open road to Fleetwood RV. This American Eagle is the third motorcoach that we have owned in the last sixteen years. And I *love* the styling of the 320. It really looks good in pictures- if it looks that good in person, if a closer inspection finds things are well maintained, you are happy with the layout and the price then I'd say go for it. Keeping a MH inside does make a big difference. Expect 7 MPG at 63 Mile per hr with a toad, 65 on flat rolling country, from Albany NY to Amarillo TX and return via I81-I40 should yeild 6-7 but I would'nt expect anymore than that due to wind conditions always being from the SW or NW. The first two were County Coach Intrigues, which were extremely high end quality coaches. It has the 8.3 ISC Cummins mated to an Allison MD-3060 6 speed transmission. They can be high end at a very reasonable price. I guess I've always balanced cost vs return and a class A just doesn't get it.. Highway driving was fine but it kept taking a long time to go from 2nd to 3rd gear. If the batteries are old/corroded that's a bargaining chip. When you start looking for slides remember that Newmar was the first with production slides in 1990. American Eagle - American Dream Parts. 10,000lb hitch, spartan chassis (air ride), 400hp cummins isl 8.9L, 66,000 miles, 95 gal. Hi all, I was hoping to get some advice. Probably suprise you. - Not good! If you find a Coach that has Aqua-Hot, Air leveling and and a Tag axle, the rest of the build will be right. Used 2000 American Coach American Eagle 40EDS $89,900.00. Did you find anything good about Safari Panther 425 's ? The lack of slides gave it the overall tight feeling we are trying to get away from. Once you got on the gas the tiniest bit it was nearly silent up front. The DP I have now is a top of the line when new Winnebago Luxor and I tow a BIG Heavy trailer with it almost every weekend.....You get used to things like basement heat pump, washer/dryer, automatic leveling, back up camera w/the voice deal, basement entertainment w/refrigerator, lights and slide outs in the basement, automatic step cover, outside shower, built in coffee maker, corien counter tops, etc. The powertech gen is louder than the onan 7500 even without any load at all (it was no louder running 3 a/cs though), one of the A/C's was buzzing and I detected a bunch of previous cleaned up leak damage. Great coach, smooth ride and plenty of power for any where you may want to go. I did have an issue with the power step other than that changing light bulbs things like that all minor issues. Hey Piku, I see you're still looking. Lot's of suggestins in past forum discussions about checking the dates of the ires since if they need to be replaced, you can budget for that, or bargain for it. Interior lighting and controls were amazing but the control panels didn't seem to be functioning. But, American Coach treats me like a just bought a 2017 Eagle whenever I call for component sourcing or technical assistance. Read the sections in the forum Library about buying any RV - any RV! Like a previous poster said, look at Monaco's and their sister Holiday Rambler. Then I found out how heavy the steel coaches are and decided maybe it's not right for me. I have never seen a Class A that I would trade off my TT and TV for. Find the one with a floor plan your wife likes and one with a 350HP or above Cummins or Cat. Plus you will hear many suggestions that you need to make sure that the floorplan works for the sort of use you will have for it. This one is a tank. American Coach is known for building high-end motorhomes, and when the time came to name this latest offering, Eagle … With Country Coach, you can find coaches with heated floors at reasonable prices. Give yourself some space and go out and enjoy what ever. A 400 should go about 40 MPH with a toad up any Interstate hill in WY because none are over 9% grade. They are on a lo-load so don't wear much. One of the reason we are not too keen on Foretravel is that it is difficult to find a used Foretravel with heated floors. My vintage Eagle is a completely different beast than the current coaches. Get the best deals for country coach motorhome at eBay.com. The confusing part of your of your post is that you are wanting to get away from the problems of having an older coach and you are still looking at the same age coaches. Why? I am happy with my coach and it runs like a dream. BUT! American Coach Eagle RVs for Sale at Motor Home Specialist, the #1 Volume Selling Motor Home Dealer in the World, Diesel Pusher RV Dealer, as well as a full line American Coach RV dealer. American Coach American Eagle Class A Motorhome for sale by The Motor Coach Outlet in Texas A.J Foyt's 500 CUMMINS / WASHER DRYER COMBO / BEAUTIFUL MOTOR CO American Coach American Eagle RVs for Sale Near You. 50 HP is a lot. Have you checked PPL Motorhomes in Texas? American Eagle (also known under the name American Coach) was launched in 1991 by Fleetwood RV. Cabinetry was top notch but no obvious place to put our dishwasher. Firstly, I think the American dream/eagle coaches look the best both exterior and interior. David. !. Is that coach on the web? I definitely was but for the money I saw perhaps too many problems. The Lord blessed us with this RV and we feel that she (RV) had been annointed from the very begining when the Lord called us out to do ministry fulltime. If the tires are old/weather cracked that's a bargaining chip. Any hints or "I've had that" from foretravel owners? After all, we have a history we need to live up to—being the premier luxury motorhome … I love the white exterior and light graphics. Search the entire forum HERE. Variety of reasons. At American Coach, we only use top-of-the-line components and the latest technology and then follow rigid construction standards. If you are a mechanic and likie to tinler, an older one is for you. They put them on more coaches in the 90's than anyone else. And now it's all happy-camping. I know not everyone wants these and they are small but we want one. We currently have a 1998 Winnebago Adventurer 32ft with no slides and are a family of 3 living in it. We purchased our 98 American Eagle in January of 2009. you do not want to live just to make the coach payment or spend all your hard earned money on something that will be parked most of the time. Lots of things to be aware of. Today, the American Eagle boasts signature glossy design exteriors and innovative interior design. I've always been enamored with Wanderlodges but as time has passed I've come to realize I can't afford one, especially not one with a slide. I really like the American Eagle. No washer dryer unit included. The wife wasn't impressed. The quad-zone, cluster-style headlamps feature LED technology, as do the tail lamps. Thank you for the responses. I would suggest that buying it without fully looking it over, or having a experienced person do it, is a recipe for disaster. 2018 American Coach American Eagle 45C, American Coach American Eagle 45C class A diesel motorhome highlights: Bath and a Half USB Outlets Sofa w/... Flagg RV Uxbridge, MA - 371 mi. The 45K measures approximately 44 feet 11.5 inches in length and is highlighted by 3 slides, spacious living, large rear bath, master suite as well as the beautiful decor that truly sets the American Coach Eagle apart. We have some ideas about snowbirding. I to tow a race car and tore a cheap gas class A to pieces doing it. Motorized manufacturer Fleetwood RV Inc. has introduced an expansive rear-bath floorplan with a walk-in wardrobe in the luxury American Eagle diesel pusher series. Also the trans temp never climbed above 180 or so, chassis A/C was nonfunctional and I believe it wasn't charged as the compressor wouldn't spin. The old models have more power than the new due to DPF (additive to exhaust) How about 500000-700000 mile rebuild. The aquahot wasn't a radiant in floor system. I own a 1998 American Eagle my brother owns a vintage 1993 Eagle we have not had any problems with rust paint anything along those lines .. hell I haven't had problem with any major issue. Newmar was the first to come out with a production slide in 1990. As Jim says, be sure and inspect the sealant, especial where the roof meets the side walls. Love to be a little different. Power to weight seemed good, Cummins ISM 450HP with 34K unloaded weight. The cheapest offer starts at £11,499. Explore 85 listings for American rv for sale UK used at best prices. Do not over look Tiffin, we have a 2004 Allegro Bus 40QDP with the ISL 400 Cummins and 6 speed Allison. There' always something to do. You also have to compromise on brand, model, size, engine, etc. But any of the three coaches you mentioned you would have to go back to around 1999 models to get them for 70K. The operating theory is that things won't break as much on a higher end coach. A/C-Heat, water heater lights etc. I find that they are really over rated and the cost of upkeep and insurance is plain stupid. The BTU/$ is pretty similar between propane and diesel. I would go as far as wanting to have water put in all the tanks to check for leaks and level detector accuracy. The first two were County Coach Intrigues, which were extremely high end quality coaches. Used 2019 American Coach American Eagle 45C $419,999.00 Something wrong with that Foretravel and the Country Coach. I've attached some pictures - let me know what you think. I'll take them all into consideration. Bin storage was way larger than I needed. I would look for a coach that has a hydro hot system. Thanks again for everyone's responses. We have a granite fireplace hearth! Because maybe it is garage kept, because maybe the previous owner loved it and kept up with it. Location: tucson photos would be a benefit. Looking for an RV topic? We actually started driving coaches. Piku, just get what ever you can afford. That’s because we stake our reputation on both what we build with and how we build it. Constructing high-class, diesel-powered recreational vehicles, American Eagle Class A motorhomes feature interior accommodations meant to replicate the comfort of a home. 2 things I see here----you have a Bounder which is a entry level unit at best and you tow a race car with it. 2000 american eagle 40ft 330hp 2 slide outs has every option you want rv is beautiful inside and out good tires all leather interior all oak cabinets and mirrior and marble flooring top of the line rv made everything works nice and roomy with 2 slide must see home on wheels call **contact number** asking $47,500 obo for more pics call or info. So, customer service I would have to give an A+. Read the sections in the forum Library about buying any RV - any RV! My Newmar AC is the quietest I have ever heard in any MH and this is my 4th MH. The American Coach American Eagle set a new standard for luxury and design when it was introduced in 1991. I've narrowed down my choices to Foretravel U320, American Eagle and Dream (1999-2002 range for these) and Newmar coaches. If you are serious about a Foretravel. My coach lived outdoors all its life and the previous owner didn't keep up with maintenance, sealants, etc and I bought a mess for a good price. Is it that much more comfortable than 2 forced air furnaces? New 2021 American Coach American Eagle 45K New Diesel Pusher in Alvarado, Texas 76009. The fit and finish of the American Eagle’s exterior design components are impeccable. The difference between the pre-2001 Eagles and Dreams are as follows. You stand a great chance of finding a Newmar with a slide in that period. Is there something I am missing about that system? you may want to check out what the factory has for sale. IMHO and no more than that, if you cannot afford to do the Class A then look to a TT or a 5er. Call 559-908-9037 . Most of the items on the coaches are very similar. Just for information purposes, if your budget is around $70k, Camping World of Houston has a 98 Monaco Dynasty 40 PBS for $39K. The GMC Motorhome Forum is a place where owners and enthusiasts alike can come together to have discussions and share information about the classic GMC Motorhome and the adventures we have with them. I'd love the light sand color sofas with a darker colored cabinet. Sounds like you need to look at a Country Coach. American, Foretravel, Blue Bird, Country Coach, some models of Newmar, Tiffin, Winnebago are rated full time. My issue in this thread is to attempt to figure out what I am up against with each model to help me pick the actual model. A big part of buying RVs is compromise. Lots of things to be aware of. The club owners American Eagle and Limited officially renamed the Association of American Coach owners. Hardware and overall quality ( additive to exhaust ) how about 500000-700000 rebuild! 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