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Old 08-27-2014, 06:18 AM   #1
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Hello

Hello from Indiana. We purchased a Jayco Octane this month and we are getting it out this weekend for the first time.

Previously tent campers. Any tips? Thanks.
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welcome. Keep it under 65mph
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Does it fall apart at 70?
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Does it fall apart at 70?
it could yes
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Congratulations, and welcome to the forum! The Octane won't fall apart, but the tires might! They're only rated for 65 mph.
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Congratulations, and welcome to the forum! The Octane won't fall apart, but the tires might! They're only rated for 65 mph.
Thanks for the info.
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Congratulations, and welcome to the forum! The Octane won't fall apart, but the tires might! They're only rated for 65 mph.

A shredded tire can destroy the side of a trailer. Safety,fuel economy are a couple of other reasons for under 65
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take lots of leveling material...2x6's or lynx blocks, a level, make sure you have tools for basic repairs(sockets,screwdrivers,duct tape,electrical tape,etc.) make sure you have a socket to change a tire on the trailer.

take a torque wrench as well and retorque the wheels after you get some miles on it. They will be out
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