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RE: Thor Super C (Chateau/Four Winds) improvements and mods

Well this is not new, but it's new to me sense all the rain we had earlier this year. My heater vent (on outside) has the luvers going the wrong direction, so in heavy rain, it just funneled right into the heater compartment and flooded the circuit board - no heater. Eveyone was really great about it, I talked to Thor, they sent me the new cover along with the decals, I then talked to Atwood and they OKed a service center doing all the labor plus a new circuit board. Done within two days, after I got all the parts which took about a week and a half. I've been out of warranty for 3 months as well, but...the heater is good for two years.
Yosemitebobr 03/07/17 08:26pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Thor Super C (Chateau/Four Winds) improvements and mods

I also have the 33SW, but I had a leak in the water pump almost a year ago, and when I found it (at that time) it was a lose connection, and my converter was right next to the pump as yours is. Well guess what, it shorted out the converter. I moved the converter after that to a higher location and out of the way. You might want to check into that yourself.
Yosemitebobr 11/30/16 09:25am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Thor 33sw Water Leak in Storage Compartment

Mine leaked too, until I ran a bead of silicon all around the point of contact of the basement attachment points and I ran another bead on the inside - no more leak. In rain the tires threw the water right up to the underside of your motorhome right where the basement units are attached. They have foam, but it's a hit or miss, and usually a miss with the foam being in the right place when they attach them. Mine have been that way for a year now and no leaks. I drive to Washington a lot from California, so lots of rain.
Yosemitebobr 11/02/16 05:23pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Super C ratings

I don't know much about the coaches themselves, other than it seems like DynaMax owners are generally really happy, and Thor owners tend to be less happy. I personally would won't buy any diesel with the Bosch CP4 fuel pump, which includes the Ford diesel. $13,000 fuel pump replacements after warranty are not something I ever want the possibility of. My FP (fuel pump) on my F550 is located on the frame rail behind the driver, not in the fuel tank, and $13,000?? not sure where you got that price. Pump is $230.00 - $320.00 new. 238.00 on Ebay. From the Service Manual: The fuel system for the high-pressure common rail direct injection turbocharged diesel engine: is controlled by the PCM. utilizes a diesel fuel conditioning module, which contains an electric Fuel Pump (FP) and incorporates a fuel filter and water separator assembly. The electric FP : draws fuel from the fuel tank. circulates fuel at low pressure through the 10 micron fuel filter located in the diesel fuel conditioning module to the engine mounted secondary fuel filter and fuel injectors to initially fill the hydraulic couplers. The fuel is filtered through the 2 to 4 micron engine mounted secondary fuel filter, and then supplied to the high-pressure fuel injection pump. Fuel is returned from the injectors through the fuel injector return hose and combines with fuel being supplied to the inlet of the engine mounted secondary fuel filter. Fuel that is returned from the fuel rail combines with fuel being returned from the high-pressure fuel injection pump and passes through the frame mounted fuel cooler to the diesel fuel conditioning module. The diesel fuel conditioning module contains a thermal recirculating valve that, based on fuel temperature, allows the returning fuel to be sent through the fuel conditioning module or sent back to the fuel tank. I should say to the original poster, I have a Thor 33SW diesel on a Ford F550 chassis, and I really love it. Yes, we had warranty issues, so a lot I took care of myself, I'm pretty handy with both house and chassis and things I thought should have a record, I gave to the dealer as warranty issues. Mine must have been build on the right hour and the right day, as I have not had even a fraction of what I've read. Most of the problems with the Thors were prior to 2015. Big issues in 2014, but they had been worked out. Price is about where you are looking, but less than the others. Good luck I hope you find what you are looking for.
Yosemitebobr 07/28/16 10:37pm Class C Motorhomes
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