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Old 02-12-2005, 12:15 PM   #1
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Truck Coach Coming Of Age!

As the baby boomer retire they are not planning to sit around and watch the grass grow at a local RV Resort. We have race cars,golf carts,motorcycles,boats and much more!We plan to take these toys with us on a vacation!

It appears the old class A motor home is giving up more ground each year to these next generation truck motor coach conversions. The traditional class A dealers are having a hard time competing with this new generation of coach and the Internet!

The Internet has changed the way we purchase auto,cloths and even motor homes. Why? The Internet allows the buyer to locate custom manufacturers and competing dealers with less overhead! Low over head equals lower prices to the comsumer. Did you know that Truck Motor homes sold via a retail dealer generates a 40% profit margin for the dealership? The dealers are afraid to see the 40% profit slipping away!

My question to my fellow Truck MotorHomes owners.

Why purchase these Next Generation Motorhomes in via a dealership?

Do your homework and locate a custom manufacture that will put that 40% profit into better parts! Longer warranties! Or your pocket!

Please post a list of all Custom Truck Manufactures not sold via Retail dealers!

Thanks Again!

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Old 02-12-2005, 06:50 PM   #2
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Check the "Links" section. Otherwise, darers go first...
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Old 02-12-2005, 09:02 PM   #3
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.....slight change in numbers here....there is a doubling of cost at every level from supplier to manufacture to dealer to owner....Profit is much more than just 40% .... remember kickers from insurance and finance companies and of course the end of quarter-semi year and EOY bonus[kickers]....one motorhome that I was really interested in there was more mark-ups-in the neighborhood of 400%.....that's why I elected to build my own...I am the origional 'Mr. Cheapazz" himself.....when I die I'm taking it all with me-or I have spent it on women-which ever comes first.....geof kaye
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Old 02-12-2005, 09:19 PM   #4
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Please list the conversions companies:

Like S&S Conversions!

I have heard of the company what is the phone number? Where are they built? That is what customer need to know!

K&C Conversions!

I have heard of the company what is the phone number? Where are they built? That is what customer need to know!

Powerhouse Coach?

I have heard of them! What is the telephone number?

The Race team or Cowboy's that are looking for a converaion needs information!

If you can help!

Please supply the info!

thanks!

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Old 02-12-2005, 09:32 PM   #5
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.....S & S are in the middle west somewhere -like Iowa or Nebraska out younder somewhere and they do have a phone I have talked to them and have seen their work up close...do a GOGGLE search for them....geof kaye
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Old 02-12-2005, 10:44 PM   #6
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S & S Welding is in Greenwood, Nebraska between Omaha and Lincoln.

K & S is somewhere in South Dakota.

I have seen motorhomes from both companies. The ones I have seen were not up to the quality of appearance, fit and finish of the companies that are regularly mentioned on this forum.

So just being custom doesn't necessarily better quality.
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Old 02-25-2005, 08:36 PM   #7
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S & S Welding Inc
(402) 944-3643
23613 Mynard Rd
Greenwood, NE 68366
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Old 02-25-2005, 08:59 PM   #8
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For You Guy Looing To locate custom venders!
* Warner Body's Manfactures Hauler Bodies
(317) 773-2100 Ask For Mark
* M&M Conversion Builds Haulers And Custom Trailers (940) 627-8807 Ask For Shay
* Voss Hauler (612) 804-75110
* "Bob Funk" Custom Haulers
(405) 760-3435
* "Gary Graham" Haulers Gramham Equipment Co.
(918) 788-3338
*"Ron Anderson" Custom Trailer (615) 477-7572
*Dygert Seating (574) 262-4675
* All Wheel Drive 4x4 Motoerhomes (918) 425-5225
*Crown Coach (2510 680-9630 or 251-973-0900 ext 7
*Recreation By Design (The Do It Yourself) Motorhomes (888)919-9800
*(Liftgates) * Theiman Liftgates (800) 524-5210
*"Natco" Custom Trailers and Motorhomes (604) 792-5810 Ask for Jess
*K&C Conversions (605) 882-9015 Ask for Chuck Cell (605) 520-8000 45248 174th st. watertown sd 57201
* Powerhouse Coach (208) 589-0015 Ask For Doug

More information coming soon!

Thanks for the forum!

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K & C Conversions is a good company for the person who would like to finish their own interior, they will do as much or as little of the conversion as you want.

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Also look at:
Elite Custom Coaches & Trailers
26605 Fallbrook Ave.
Wyoming, MN 55092
651-408-8863

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