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Turtle's Comment
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Haha! Yeah she got some gawdawful super thick pillow top mattress O-the-Angels.

Still a twin though, even if you can sink into it. I bought a new mattress for mine too, but a firm one. A super soft one like that would kill me

PlanB's Comment
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In the lightweights the bunk is right behind the seats. The roof is lower and has a couple small storage compartments above the bunk.

The condos have the bunk pushed back 2-3 feet behind the seats. In that space they have storage areas. Mine has a refrigerator platform, a microwave enclosure, a clothing cabinet, and 3 good sized storage compartments. The roof is higher and has a second bunk that can be folded up when not in use.

Lightweights have a shorter nose and wheelbase, allowing slightly tighter maneuvers.

Lightweights have the DD13 engine while Freightliner condos have DD15. The smaller engine will have a slightly weaker engine break, but you'd probably get used to it pretty quick.

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Splitter's Comment
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In the lightweights the bunk is right behind the seats. The roof is lower and has a couple small storage compartments above the bunk.

The condos have the bunk pushed back 2-3 feet behind the seats. In that space they have storage areas. Mine has a refrigerator platform, a microwave enclosure, a clothing cabinet, and 3 good sized storage compartments. The roof is higher and has a second bunk that can be folded up when not in use.

Lightweights have a shorter nose and wheelbase, allowing slightly tighter maneuvers.

Lightweights have the DD13 engine while Freightliner condos have DD15. The smaller engine will have a slightly weaker engine break, but you'd probably get used to it pretty quick.

Yes! That shorter nose & wheelbase have helped me more times than I can count. But as to getting used to the weaker compression? I’ve had this for months now & I still have issues with it shifting while descending hills. It’s revs to over 2000 rpms. Just drives me nuts cause then I have to rev the throttle to disengage the jake, stab brake to bring it back to my desired speed then reengage the cruise & wait for it to shift again.

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