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Old 11-05-2015, 09:56 PM   #11
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Check tire pressure before you move, carry a spare, and a jack that will lift the trailer. Blown trailer tires are the number one trailer break down. My parents drove a PUP coast to coast in the past at 60 &70 years old, time will be your limit.

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Old 11-07-2015, 09:17 AM   #12
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Also make aure your lug nuts are not so tight you can not get the tire off on the side of the road if needed. Before any long trip I always check the tightness of my lug nuts. Too many time they will not come off when trying to change a flat. Taking a breaker bar along also helps.

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Old 06-19-2016, 07:06 PM   #13
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Just got back from a 5700 mile trip.
Had a great time.
Just go
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Old 06-19-2016, 08:52 PM   #14
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Our very first tow.. aside from the 12 miles from the dealer to home was 10,000 miles with out single axle 195 rb.

It went on the interstates, curvy narrow mountain roads and even dirt roads. We checked the tires reasonably often (usually every night) and kept them inflated to the psi recommended. We dont carry much in the trailer and there was a bit of bounce ( that broke the table) going into Chaco Canyon but all was well otherwise

Our dealer , when we got home and took it in for warranty work, reminded us that the axle bearings need to be checked and maybe repacked at 5,000 miles. Oops.
We are off 200 miles again this weekend

The nice thing about wee trailers is you can tuck in most anywhere. Just go. Dont overload it. Go.

We did all the states on my sig line the first trip.

the tiny tires and single axle are disconcerting at first. Then after miles, you forget all about it as your trailer happily teams with your truck. You also lose fear of tight gas stations!

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2016 195 RB.. 10,500 miles under tires as of today.
Been down many a dirt road in the west. We go where not too many rv'ers go.
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