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Freightliner Hosts New Camp for Diesel RVers

February 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on Freightliner Hosts New Camp for Diesel RVers 

library129The adventure of camping has always been an irresistible draw to RV owners. Now, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) is giving enthusiasts a chance to explore their own recreational vehicles at two-day Camp Freightliner sessions this year.

Camp Freightliner is an opportunity for RV owners to spend two intensive, fun-filled days learning some of the ins and outs of what makes their vehicles tick, according to a news release. Campers will hear from Freightliner experts who will lead workshops covering RV ownership from A to Z, including:

  • Understanding and maintaining air brake and electrical systems.
  • Overall tips and guidelines for maximum performance.
  • Suggested maintenance intervals.
  • The importance of weight distribution.
  • Proper vehicle storage.

In addition, pilots and co-pilots have the opportunity to learn firsthand the intricacies of a Freightliner chassis by examining a bare chassis to highlight and review its features and components.

FCCC officials have designed the Camp sessions for any new, existing or hopeful Class A motorhome owner who wants to learn more about diesel-powered RVs and how to care for them.

Nearly 30 individual Camp Freightliner sessions are offered February through November. See http://bit.ly/7MDzKj for specific information.

For a limited time, interested pilots and co-pilots can participate in the February Camp Freightliner classes (Feb. 15-16 or Feb. 18-19) for a discounted rate of just $100 for both attendees, a 33% savings. Regular pricing for Camp sessions are $150 for pilot and co-pilot registration.library130

Camp Freightliner accommodations include full hook-ups, and discounted camping rates are also available at the local Spartanburg KOA campground. Camp Freightliner will host a cookout dinner for participants the first evening of each session.

“We recently opened Camp Freightliner to anyone who might be interested in moving from a towable or fifth-wheel to a Class A motorhome, or for people who just want to learn more about owning a motorhome, so we could educate them about chassis maintenance and give them an understanding what goes into owning and operating a Class A RV,” said Dave Hoover, customer support manager at FCCC.

FCCC manufactures premium chassis for the motorhome, delivery walk-in van, and school bus and shuttle bus markets. FCCC is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a Daimler AG company.

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