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Old 01-19-2014, 06:43 PM   #1
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2014 Winnebago 34T Forza

Looking for comments/opinions on the new 34T Forza. Looks like a very nice alternative to yhe Tiffin 32.
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:19 PM   #2
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Talking 34T

John,

The wife and I just bought the same rig. Taking a trip with the kids to see Mickey in April.
We previously had a Fleetwood 33 and picked up our Winni Monday 40 miles from the house but somehow it was 200 miles going home with the new ride.
Been watching for the same info. as you and can't wait for more responses!


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Old 01-22-2014, 04:58 PM   #3
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That is one nice rig, I saw it at the Tucson RV show and it really stood out. Nice design, great mid-entry, good galley, if I was in the market for a smaller DP this would be on my very short list.
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Old 01-22-2014, 05:42 PM   #4
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I haven't seen one in the flesh, but have seen photos. I thought their solution to a dinette table was pretty clever. It makes the living room into a temporary dining area, then folds and rolls back into a special cabinet.
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Old 01-22-2014, 08:15 PM   #5
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Very nice. I took a look at the brochure from the Winnebago website. Very nice floorplan. Living room TV is in a pretty good spot, viewable from a lot of the seating. Nice storage. Well appointed cockpit. The short wheelbase should make it easy to maneuver in tight spaces. Innovative dining table.
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Old 03-17-2014, 07:30 AM   #6
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John:

Was scanning some old posts looking for info on another issue and saw your post. As my signature reflects, we have the Itasca Solei 34T, which is identical I think to the Forza. We've had some quality control issues that so far (except for the leaking windshield) have been corrected. The floorplan is laid out quite well which makes for a comfortable living space. DW would like just bit more counter space when cooking inside, but had been able to adapt.

We full-time and when we were doing our walk-thru DW noticed that there was only a gas operated hot water heater. We told the dealer that this was not going to work and they offered to swap it out with an electric/gas water heater. They split the costs of the parts/labor because it wasn't their fault. My gripe with Winnebago/Itasca is that piece of information might have been useful to know up front when considering the unit as a full-time coach. We've had other RVs before and they all had an electric/propane type water heater and we just assumed that this one would also when we started researching it and then saw it at the RV show. It's all good now and hopefully when we get this latest leak fixed, we'll be able to enjoy our coach for a while.
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Old 04-06-2014, 08:29 PM   #7
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Hey Gunny, are you having any trouble with the Rv’s steering? We just bought the FORZA and the thing road walks and you can feel the road through the steering wheel. Oh and forget about driving it on a windy day.

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Old 04-07-2014, 06:22 AM   #8
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David:

Sorry, I had to look up the term 'road walk'. This is my first DP motorhome so unfortunately I'm not that savvy on some of the terms. We drove ours down from KCMO to Dallas TX through Oklahoma and just returned to MO this week. I can't say that the coach was road walking, but that may be more a case of my not having enough experience with driving one. I will agree with you on the driving it in the wind, one gust in Oklahoma blew me from the right lane of the interstate half way onto the shoulder. Thankfully nothing happened and was able to get the ship righted. I have driven trucks with fifth wheels and never have I been blown around like in this thing. So now, we check the forecast for wind speed before taking off.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:18 AM   #9
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is the steering ok on your Forza

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Old 07-13-2014, 07:04 AM   #10
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We just purchased a new Solei, and after driving my Winnebago Access ClassC for the past four years ,this Solei seems much easier to drive. That said I have no prior experience with Class As. I have the shorter version 34T. Perhaps I'll change my tune after the next windy day.
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Old 07-13-2014, 07:08 AM   #11
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One new question regarding the Solei, do you have reasonable water pressure? It goes back to the called today to check for issues related to water pressure.
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Old 07-13-2014, 02:20 PM   #12
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I have a question regarding the water heater. Is it electric/propane or propane only? If propane only, is the combo an option?

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Old 07-13-2014, 04:50 PM   #13
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Based on all the info I have found, water heater is gas-only. The Forza 38R we are getting next week is gas-only. I will be adding a Hott-Rod conversion. Personally, I can't believe WGO does not offer gas/electric as standard on a coach at this price point. It does not appear to be an option either (at least on the 2014's) even though there is a mention of electric water heater in the online owners manual and the online wiring diagrams.
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Old 07-13-2014, 07:12 PM   #14
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Our Solei is gas only but the owners manual discusses gas/electric, gas, or continuous. I'm guessing they come standard with gas only, which surprised me as well but the options are in the owners manual so perhaps you can add those options.
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