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Help With Foretravel Purchase.
Hello everyone, I am looking to purchase A grand Villa soon, I have been looking for a few months and reading the forum and taking notes.  I came across this one about a month ago and just saw where the price was lowered. This coach is in my...

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Re: Help With Foretravel Purchase.
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Welcome to the Forum, prevel.

You have found the right place to learn all about Foretravel coaches...both the good and the not so good.  We've all been where you are.

See if the link below is helpful:

50 things to check before you buy your used...

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Just from the pictures he may have used it all summer but sure did'nt use any soap and water on it,also looks like the pictures are from different times and locations.Love when they say "no tire kickers"is a silly statement.

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Fact that the owner can't find time to replace the windshield wiper blades puts me off.  But that's just me.

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Just as an FYI to the OP.  Most of us would recommend that you have an additional $5000 to $10,000 budgeted for first year expenses due to unexpected and undisclosed problems.  On a coach that old, tires, batteries , inverter and a host of other...

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I am inexperienced with Foretravels, but learning fast.

If it looks like a deal will come together, be sure to ask "is there antyhing else that goes with it?"

That question has provided me with some very cool freebies!"

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As with any old home a good roof is essential.  All the more so with an RV, so open the cabinet doors and examine the ceiling and walls for signs of water damage.  Learn how to find and read the date codes on the tires, 7 years is a good limit...

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Prevel,

Others plan $5-10 first year for expenses. If you don't choose correctly, that may be the case. In 12 years, we have spent less than $1000 for necessities. Three start batteries for $300 total was the biggest. Big cost is diesel fuel,...

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