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Old 10-30-2012, 03:24 PM   #1
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A Question for The Girls of the Forum.

Ladies, when you are sitting in the passenger seat traveling down the highway, do you find the view over whelming. My DW feels as though she is sitting at the IMAX for the whole time we travel. In most cases she will sit in the dinette (with the seat belt on) facing the rear and reading a book.

When we travel in the C Class she can sit in the front all day no problem. She claims it is the huge windows that give her the willies as there is just too much to see.

Do any of you feel the same way?
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:30 PM   #2
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When we had the class a I loved the wider expanse.
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My wife loves the BIG windshield. That's why we bought the A.
Not so much fun when there is sheer drop off on her side with no guard rails.
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My wife loves the BIG windshield. That's why we bought the A.
Not so much fun when there is sheer drop off on her side with no guard rails.
My big Marine SIL's knuckles were white when DH was driving to the Breaks State Park on the VA/KY border. SIL was in the passenger seat then.
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My wife said Amen!
Since we got the A she gets anxious in the passenger seat. It really bothers her when going over a high bridge or where there is a drop off on her side of the road.
She never felt that way in the C.
Thinking about our next trip to the keys and 7 mile bridge almost makes her not want to go again.
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Hmmm.....can't answer that question since as you all know, I'm no "lady".
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My DW does just fine, except when notices WHITE LINE GONE!!!
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Hmmm.....can't answer that question since as you all know, I'm no "lady".
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I love the big windshield, and I love it even more when I'm driving the rig....then again, no-one ever called me a normal gal
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If I'm the passenger, being way up high and looking through that big windshield on the highway makes me nervous. So I do the driving and everybody's happy.
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My DW did not like it at all until I changed my driving habits. I dropped the speed from 74+ to 62 after a seminar at an FMCA Rally. The ever widning gap in front, rather than the constantly closing vehicle gap is what made the difference.

I'm not in a hurry anyway. 62 is the lowest RPM in the highest gear.
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I've never been in the passenger seat. lol I love sitting up so high and the big windshield. But then I guess there's quite a few "wives" out there that won't try to drive the bigger MHs. It's a shame really, it's a blast!!!!
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I am quite the opposite. I love riding as the copilot in our Class A! I felt so cramped in the cab of our Class C ...I almost always rode sideways facing my husband with my back towards the window or sat on the sofa. We just purchased a Class A and used it for the first time this past weekend and I sat the the passenger seat the entire time. Loved the view, ride and the freedom!
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My DW loves the veiew and room in the Class A. She is significantly happier than the class C and the kids are farthe apaer than in the old crew grab. However, DW ducks every time I pass a big rig. Not that I do it often. I keep around 65mph.
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