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RE: stopping point/overnight camp between Ohio & Fort Wilderness

I make that trip every august just from the other direction. There are two state parks just off I75 red top mountain north of Atlanta and high falls south of Atlanta. However if I'm only looking for a few hours and the temps aren't to bad I'll use a flying J.
GTO66 11/12/19 09:40am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: BFG tire disintegration

I also had bad set of BFG, however mine were commercial TA.My front tires separated while on a trip at the worse time.Saturday night while driving through Atlanta. These tires were just under four years with 23000 miles.The tread wear was not good and I figured I would be lucky to get 30000 out of them.Since it was a Sunday when I needed to find tires, the only ones available were Westlake. Never heard of them, but can't be much worse then the BFG and the price was a lot less. Also this truck spends it life in a garage unless camping and air pressure is monitor with a tpms system.
GTO66 10/04/19 11:25am General RVing Issues
RE: Is there a safe place to stay in Tucumcari?

Stay over night at the flying J there than five nights at ute lake sp in 2017 as we waited for a hurricane move through Texas.
GTO66 08/09/19 08:32am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Duramax class action suit

Its not the car companies its the government that requires removal of certain additives. They did the same several years back when they removed/lowered the zinc in motor oils and cam shafts were being wiped out mostly in older vehicle.
GTO66 08/08/19 10:52am Tow Vehicles
RE: I 75 thru Atlanta

Agree no good time, traffic during the day road work at night. Hit a bad spot with road work a week ago hour and a half to go about ten miles with no wear to exit. Just kept saying it beats work......
GTO66 08/07/19 07:34pm Roads and Routes
RE: not your normal tire thread

I also had maxxis tires, however mine were used on a cargo trailer pulled behind a TC. I got about 7 years out of mine. They also had tread coming apart near the edge and minor cracking between the tread no cracking on the sidewalls. With ST trailer tires I think if you can get 6 to 7 years you did well. Guess I got lucky as I also ordered online and mine were about 6 months old.
GTO66 07/24/19 09:03am General RVing Issues
RE: Hermosa, SD to Cody WY

You went the easiest route if that was uncomfortable be glad you didn't go over the bighorns farther north.
GTO66 07/19/19 08:47am Roads and Routes
RE: Hwy 308 Red Lodge MT

We did that ride in 2017 up chief Joseph in the silver gate to Yellowstone a ways with a stop in Cooke city , neat little town. Then we road the bear tooth to the red lodge. Wanted a quicker way back to Cody so we took the 308 to 72 back to Cody. Stayed at buffalo bill state park. The wind was really whipping on the bear tooth and catching the fairing on my street glide, would have been a more enjoyable ride on the soft tail. Can't wait to go back.
GTO66 07/14/19 07:20pm Roads and Routes
RE: Anyone use a TPMS for their trailer?

TST 507 caught 3 tire leaks 2 on a cargo trailer towed behind a truck camper. Was able to get off the road before they came apart. Other on inside dual not noticed as there was no weight on the truck. Saved me three tires as all were repairable.
GTO66 07/06/19 10:28am Tech Issues
RE: Front Cap Fading

Like you mine also has been stored inside while not in use. I would wax before every long trip and polish with compound if needed. After 19 years it was starting to show its age so I had a vinyl wrap placed on the front. Hasn't been on long enough to tell how it will hold up, but looks great for now.
GTO66 07/05/19 11:22am General RVing Issues
RE: Dually Mud Flaps Required?

I'm not sure what type rock it is. I just know I've had it stuck between the tires so to the original poster my thoughts are flaps are a good idea. I use a TPMS system and monitor my tires closely. The 2003 GM DRW are closer then others.
GTO66 07/01/19 11:54am Truck Campers
RE: Dually Mud Flaps Required?

No its gravel between the tires. Happens mostly without the TC. When I have to park in the over flow at the boat ramp, Plenty of loose gravel have spoke to others with DRW who have said the same.
GTO66 07/01/19 10:41am Truck Campers
RE: Dually Mud Flaps Required?

Don't know if there required, but I added them to protect what I'm towing. I had gravel stuck between the tires and when it comes out you know it....
GTO66 07/01/19 09:11am Truck Campers
RE: Dump valve won't close all the way

I also have a TC and had the same issue only with the gray tank. to change the valve would have been a huge job so the add on valve worked great.The added few inches has never been a problem.
GTO66 06/28/19 11:34am Tech Issues
RE: Going to the Sun Road in Glacier NP

How does the sun road compare with the bear tooth highway?
GTO66 06/25/19 10:28am Roads and Routes
RE: Truck camper mileage

10 to 14 call it 12 lot of factors matter. 2003 duramax 3500.
GTO66 06/19/19 08:55am Truck Campers
RE: Black Hills in October

I like custer gulch but hard to get into in august when I'm there unless booked well in advance.
GTO66 06/18/19 07:52pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Directv On The Road Satellite Options and Equipment

You can get basic forecast and radar from the weather channel by adding a zip code. If you want a better forecast just use the ota. For internet I use a Verizon MIFI, which is all I use in the stick an brick also.
GTO66 06/18/19 10:59am Technology Corner
RE: Need Replacement Microwave

When mine bit the dust I picked one up at Wal-Mart it was slightly smaller which was good as the vents are on the side not the front. Has already out lasted the original.
GTO66 06/17/19 09:17am Tech Issues
RE: Microwave over the range: what's difference

The main difference I found is how its vented. Over the stove are mostly vented in the front while countertop units are on the sides. I put a countertop unit over the stove in my RV and its already out last the original. Just make sure the vents have enough space.
GTO66 06/16/19 08:05am Class C Motorhomes
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