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Old 07-06-2014, 05:01 PM   #1
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Raised the speed limit...

... to 120 KM/H on the highway (75 MPH) and on the first full day of the change I saw 2 trailers on the side of the highway dealing with blow outs! If only that had read on the Jayco™ Owners forum about speed ratings on trailer tires this wouldn't have happened...

I'm sure I will be seeing a lot more of them on the side of the road in the future.
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Old 07-06-2014, 05:04 PM   #2
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You raise a very good point.
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Old 07-06-2014, 05:47 PM   #3
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Just because the speed limit is 75 doesn't mean you can go that fast when towing. The tires on my TT are only rated for 65 mph, that's why I won't exceed 60 mph when towing.
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Old 07-06-2014, 06:43 PM   #4
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Many things to think about including excess speed.
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Old 07-06-2014, 06:55 PM   #5
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I've seen states with a raised speed limit (70 - 75 mph) but with a lower speed limit such as 60 mph for trailers.
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Old 07-06-2014, 06:57 PM   #6
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Think we need to get highways to put out some signs.

Probably not common knowledge up here. My guess anyway.
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Old 07-06-2014, 07:02 PM   #7
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Why anyone would put their family and vacation at risk travelling at high speed is beyond me...
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Old 07-06-2014, 07:07 PM   #8
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Yes, slow lane works for me.
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Old 07-06-2014, 10:19 PM   #9
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Same here, I tow between 60-65 and get passed by lots of folks pulling at high speeds.
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Old 07-06-2014, 10:26 PM   #10
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Hey driving over the road (truck driver) for awhile, 60-65 is good for me........most company trucks have governors that topped you out at 63 anyways, so getting passed ain't no big thing to me.
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