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RE: Staying south of 10 fm New Orleans to Texas: Possible?

Hwy 90 can be interesting if your not in any hurry. It will go through the heart of Cajun country. It will take you through a lot of small towns so there will be red lights and slower traffic not like interstate travel. No problems traveling this route in your 5er.
southernsky 09/20/16 06:08am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Grand Design v Rockwood

Took me three times to learn Forest River products aren't worth my hard earned money. From bumper pull to higher end 5th wheels their quality leaves a lot to be desired. Not to mention the support personal don't care. Been having the Grand Design for 6 months and already see better construction and product. The support personal are exceptional.
southernsky 09/16/16 07:43am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Grand Design Solitude 369RL Quality

We bought our 369RL-R in March and have used it about 6-8 times. Haven't had any problems so far. We did bring it in the have the wheel bearings redone just as preventive measures for a long trip. The quality is a step above our last 5er (FR) and the support personal is the best.
southernsky 09/16/16 06:15am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Ride Rite air bag install

I have the ride rite no drill bags on my 2011 Ram. No problems putting mine on. Like stated above call the tech dept.
southernsky 09/12/16 08:10am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: 2011 Ram "Death Wobble"

I've heard of the Death Wobble and never had that problem. I had a 2007 and now a 2011. There is a recall on the frontend, had mine done. I have not had any problems with my Ram. If in good shape and good price go for it. You can check to see if recall was done.
southernsky 09/03/16 06:45am Tow Vehicles
RE: Vancouver Toll Bridge

Just have to be careful what toll roads you travel or you'll get a big surprise when you get home. Traveled on the toll road 407 around Toronto and got a $100 bill in the mail. Called and complained and it was reduced to $14.
southernsky 09/01/16 06:10am Roads and Routes
RE: Whitening yellowed plastic - an easy solution

interesting
southernsky 08/28/16 08:43am Truck Campers
RE: Extended Warranty Choices???

x3 on wholesale
southernsky 08/16/16 05:59am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Beware of Falling Rocks - WTH

Step one: Slow down. Step two: If you can't see around a curve, slow some more. If you come speeding around a curve in the mountains and find a big rock in the middle of the road, you may wind up with a pretty banged up rig. And if it's a big boulder, well, the boulder will win. The chances of being hit by a rolling rock are pretty small. The chances of seeing a big one in the middle of the road are a good deal better (but still pretty small). The chances of seeing smaller rocks in the road are better still, especially after rains. And even a smaller rock (say, 3 or 4 inches) can do some major damage to your tires if you hit it. :) Lynn As small as a chance there is, we found one. We were traveling in Wyoming mountains coming down and around a turn and there it was. Being from Louisiana it didn't register seeing a large brown thing in the road. First thought road kill elk, then it dawn on me....Oh Hell a boulder....LARGE....REALLY LARGE...car coming the other way. All I could do is aim for the spot between the boulder and rail hoping to fit. When we got through I looked in my mirrors and it was close...really close. Wife and I looked at each other and said "OHHHH S@%& !!!!! So folks, it does happen.
southernsky 08/14/16 03:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Banff Reservations

following
southernsky 08/05/16 06:58pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: anyone have any experience with the Good Sam Trip planner?

I use googles, figure miles and go back to trip planner. Also use http://www.rvparkreviews.com/. Been doing it this way for years.
southernsky 08/05/16 06:54pm Good Sam Club
RE: Dallas to Gramd Tetons - best route and stops?

You will have approx. 1300 miles one-way so it will probably be 3 days with a RV - 6 days of driving round trip, and 3 days in Grand Teton Nat'l Park. Plus, you're right next door to Yellowstone and you might want to do 1-1/2 days in each - not a lot of time. The fastest would be 287 to Amarillo then 385/87 to Raton, NM. Then pick up I-25 north to 287 to Laramie, WY Then I-80 west to Rock Springs, Wy and 191 north through Jackson and into Grand Teton. To get to Yellowstone just continue north through Teton NP into Yellowstone. Good luck! X2 or 287 to 26 is a nice ride.
southernsky 08/05/16 05:29am Roads and Routes
RE: Ram 3500 Mega cab vs Crew cab

I'm on my second Mega. Great for grandkids and grownup passengers. Pull a 16000lb trailer with no problems. We have the Pullrite Superslide and never worry or even think about hitting the cab. It's all in what you want...
southernsky 07/26/16 06:55am Tow Vehicles
RE: 5th airborne pin box setup - Raptor 3612ds

The bag adjustment goes by the pin weight of the trailer. My trailer has a pin weight of around 2600lbs and my bag is in the middle position. I have about 100lbs of air in the bag. Go to Reese web sight and it explains how to set up the 5th Airborne.
southernsky 07/21/16 12:35pm Toy Haulers
RE: Fan on air conditioner

AC=120V You have to have electricity to run any part of the AC system
southernsky 07/21/16 12:29pm Beginning RVing
RE: Camping near I55 south of Memphis

Hernando Point just South of Memphis Reviews X2
southernsky 07/07/16 03:33pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Brakes

Get in touch with Grand Design for help. The Lippert built frame and axles have been having problems with seals leaking grease onto the brakes. GD knows this and have taken care of their consumers.
southernsky 07/06/16 06:09am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Suggestions for Fiver Hitch

Spend the money and get the Pullrite Superglide and never worry or even think about hitting your cab. Been having same one on three different trucks and 5er's since 2009 with many miles and no problems.
southernsky 06/28/16 06:17am Tow Vehicles
RE: 2 nights - in or near Billings, MT

Billings KOA is alright for an overnight. Very tight spaces and can be noisy.
southernsky 06/23/16 07:50am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Direct TV in Canada

When we were in Canada I used the zip code for just over the boarder in US. Looked on Directs web page for settings.
southernsky 06/23/16 07:37am RVing in Canada and Alaska
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