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RE: Bypassing Chicago

On our way to Muskegon (many, many, many times!) we take IH-57 and then at Gilmer, IL we travel east on Highway 24. Then we take IH-65 north to IH-80/90. Then up north to Michigan. Do not like 57 to 80 because there are tolls and many lanes changes and trucks, trucks, trucks. We tried to take the Lincoln Highway (30) once and it was stop and go, stop and go. Safe Travels! Only toll is where 80 & 294 meet. Max toll would be $4.20 which is for large truck
Romer1 04/22/15 07:59pm Roads and Routes
RE: tow bar base plate

I would think it's highly unlikely since the wrangler has frame rails and the cherokee doesn't.
Romer1 04/19/15 11:18am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV park near Chicago

Big Rock Forest Preserve campground was recently upgraded and is supposed to be very nice - have not been there myself. It is 15 miles from Elburn where you can catch a Metra train. Nice campground, water and electric. You need a long water hose. Huge sites.
Romer1 04/16/15 05:55pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Help Identify this Class A (Criminal Case)

Cops don't admire Joe Blow Citizen doing detective work. But they really appreciate any information you can give them.
Romer1 04/13/15 06:14am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Suggest brake system for 2015 Wrangler Unlimited

I appreciate the responses (keep 'em coming!). Some feedback: ReadyBrake/ReadyBrute -- Quite interesting, but every towing/RV shop I've contacted has either refused to install this, or wants huge $$ and won't warranty the work. They say it's horribly difficult to install and seems impossible to have reliable performance...different braking force when turning, or wheel locking, or no braking, etc. Sliding the ready brake into your receiver is horribly difficult? It took me longer to route the cable back to the brake pedal. Been towing my 02 Jeep TJ for over 30,000 miles with no problem. Have the ready brake, Roadmaster all terrain towbar connected to my Jeep custom steel bumper. In the process of having Demco baseplate and a cable for the ready brake installed on wife's 05 Liberty so we can tow that also.
Romer1 03/27/15 05:41pm Dinghy Towing

Previously owned a Garmin Nuvi 680. It served us well on a cross country trip in 2008. No longer working and we need to purchase a new GPS for another long trip to Alaska and would like some imput as to which GPS for RV's people recommend. We are considering the Garmin 760LMT or one from Rand McNally. We have a 40 foot diesel pusher. NOT TOMTOM! Why not?????? Had a Tom Tom 1535 and a Garmin Nuvi side by side in my Jeep. Tom Tom traffic was better. directions more accurate, and the Tom Tom updates info weekly. After a week got rid of the Garmin.
Romer1 03/18/15 10:33am Class A Motorhomes
RE: watkins glenn nascar race

There's a nice RV park at the bottom of the lake! Sorry I can't recall its name, but we found it in the Trailer Life book. Clute Park
Romer1 03/10/15 07:40pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Update on Nashville Officer killed by Motorhome

All they need to do is revoke his driver's license to get him off the road and find him guilty of careless driving. No need for jail time. Set probation to insure he doesn't get behind the wheel again and then let the civil courts determine the financial punishment and restitution for the officer's family. Do you have any idea how many people with revoked/suspended licenses are on the road? Unless they commit another offense, you'll never know if they have a license or not. Revocation/suspension does nothing to keep them off the road.
Romer1 02/23/15 08:58am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Show Your Age!

I was just thinking about this the other day, not a car thing but it is "showing your age". When I was a kid you use to hear the sonic boom from jets breaking the sound barrier all the time. I probably haven't heard that in 50 years. I'm sure in some locales, due to special circumstances, folks may still hear it from time to time. But when I was a kid it was pretty common. When I was young, I used to see the Navy Blimps from Lakehurst, NJ, headed out on Submarine Patrol and returning later on. We used to wave to the crews! I lived on Staten Island at the time.... oh yeah, I remember the Searchlights searching the sky for enemy planes every night. Don't remember the searchlights, but do remember going out a night with my uncle to listen for planes in the mid 50's.
Romer1 02/12/15 05:54am Tech Issues
RE: GPS for the Motor Home?

TomTom golive 1535TM, has lifetime traffic and maps plus the ability to make corrections that are uploaded and then downloaded to everybody else on a daily basis.You can also send them new roads, etc. and once they verify the change it gets sent out to everyone. I know because I've added a new road in my area.
Romer1 02/03/15 09:32am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Nashville Campground

Two Rivers, close to Grand Ole Opry, Opryland. Shuttles to downtown, free concerts Easy to get to.
Romer1 01/03/15 10:29am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Dash Cams

Just got a G1WH and have tried it for one day so far. Great HD video. Have it set to save file every 3 minutes but may extend that to 10 minutes. Don't see need for GPS on it, if there's an accident, ther will be sufficient police documentation covering the location that the GPS won't add anything.
Romer1 01/01/15 09:19am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Need Recomendation on new Computer

Take a look at the M93 from Lenovo Lenovo all-in-one Have 10 of them in my office for a year now with no probems.
Romer1 12/27/14 02:19pm Technology Corner
RE: headlights always on 2003 Fleetwood Flair

Daytime running lights
Romer1 12/21/14 10:06am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Can you back up with a toad 4 down

As long as MH and Jeep are straight, I have backed up up to 10 feet at a pace slower than I walk.( In reverse, at idle, foot on brake) If anything is at an angle, won't even try it
Romer1 12/20/14 08:56am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Is there an app for anroid tablets?

Romer1 12/01/14 02:17pm Forum Technical Support
Is there an app for anroid tablets?

Is there an app for android to this site?
Romer1 12/01/14 01:25pm Forum Technical Support
RE: Driver of MH indicted in death of Police Officer

We can`t comment on this with all the facts! There had to be more to the story than what was posted. I don`t believe any normal person would try and squeeze a large vehicle between people and equipment on purpose! Yes he hit and killed someone, but if it wasn`t intentional then it was an accident and he shouldn`t be charged criminally! There was quite a thread on this when it happened back in May. He claimed a blind curve. Just last month drove that section of 65 south from Nashville to Birmingham and didn't feel there were any blind curves @ 62mph.
Romer1 11/26/14 08:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: James Island County Park, Charleston SC places to eat/see

Try Bowen's Island Seafood. IT's on the right going towards Folly Beach on Folly RD. There is a sign and then drive out to the end of the road. You want regret it. Excellent seafood and great atmosphere/scenery! X2 Food is great, nice atmosphere but don't expect white table cloths. Also try the crab shack in Folly Beach or the Crab house on the Intracoastal Waterway (145 Wappoo Creek Drive)
Romer1 11/19/14 04:10pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Best Listing of RV Parks?

Try RVParky, both android and Iphone RV Parky Shows campgrounds alomng your route as well as Walmarts, etc.
Romer1 11/13/14 11:04am General RVing Issues
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