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Old 05-29-2015, 09:09 AM   #29
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It will be my first using a 33' MH and towing a CRV
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My experience with a gasser was: 1- very loud going up grades and really slow speed as it climbs 2 - no engine brake so have to be depend on transmission and brakes entire decent.... Take it slow and pull over and let everything cool down at top and bottom of climb....
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Not sure which gasser folks are using but with the Ford V10s most will have a Haul/Tow option. Heading down a steep grade - Monteagle is a little tense the first time - simply follow the instruction given by the former instructor about stabs. The tranny in Haul/Tow will brake considerably. I've driven thousands of miles with heavy equipment on flatbeds and now several thousand with a gasser RV. No problems - just pay attention and let your vehicle help.

Maybe I have different rear gears but I was able to maintain and easy 45 mph without worrying about the engine over revving.

Oh yeah - took my DW a bit to gain the confidence to ride down these but now is sure we are good to go.
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