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RE: Beartooth pass

Its narrow. Getting up and down is not the problem, not even the turns are. Its getting along with other vehicles that is the problem. Some drives will be 10 feet away from the edge of the downside pavement, can't move over to the edge, just can't. Cutting the switchbacks is common, comming into your side of the roadway. Two wide body MH's will have a hard time passing. The thing to remember is that you are not alone Some people are truly terrified of driving in the mountains and don't know it until they are there. Even motorcycle drivers are not exempt. Some people just lose "it" in the face of fear. It can be dangerous. In a smaller vehicle you have more control and more options and more places to put you vehicle. Best.
Oldtymeflyr 05/13/22 03:37pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Via 25T Mercedes Diesel

The Mercedes based mh are nice.
Oldtymeflyr 05/13/22 03:24pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Via 25T Mercedes Diesel

Watch your rpm when down shifting. Take it one gear at a time. The Sprinter gear shift is very easy to control On our Sprinter with a 3500# trailer I doubt if we ever went into 2nd gear. Even on the steepest roads in Colorado. I stayed below 3500 rpm's, but that is the way I operated the vehicle. In the end keep your speed under control and watch the rpm. Best.
Oldtymeflyr 05/08/22 10:54am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Tow vehicle

For the Ford Ranger automatic there is a kit that will make it towable without a drive shaft disconnect or pump. It is called the Neutral Tow Kit (NTK) available from Ford. Check to see if it will work. Also, you will need a reprogram of the ECU. We have used one for 4 years, ours is a 2011 Ranger 4X4. Works well.
Oldtymeflyr 04/16/22 04:03pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Cooking surfaces and tools, What's your favorite to use!

We have a Blackstone griddle, it works well. I am not sure that it is any better than a griddle accessory for some of the gas grills. If you have a Weber they have griddle plates that will replace the grates.
Oldtymeflyr 04/06/22 06:29am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: On demand water heater and boondocking

We removed our tankless water heater from our Thor Sprinter. It did not work for us. It was difficult for us to get the setting right, they never were, then if the water was shut off then it was the process of waiting for hot water. We never had endless hot water. We like the tank system. Out new class A has a tank system. For us the tank system works well.
Oldtymeflyr 03/02/22 05:14pm Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
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