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Old 09-17-2015, 03:54 AM   #15
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They are by the car gas pumps, usually off to the side. The propane tank is there also. Usually well marked.
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Old 09-17-2015, 09:59 AM   #16
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RV lanes are clearly marked at every Flying J I have been to.
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Old 09-17-2015, 12:50 PM   #17
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I have driven 81 from PA to NC many times. Some suggestions:

1) Get gas in VA. It is typically $0.15 - $0.25 less expensive, so we go planning on getting gas as soon as we enter and again before we leave.
2) Exit 150 on VA US 81 typically has the lowst gas prices and several options
3) Exit 257 on VA US 81 has a nice easy access Liberty gas station with a Burger King
4) It is around exit 220 or so just south of Harrisonburg, VA that has a big Shell
5) There is a Love's around exit 80 or so, I believe.
6) There is not much between Harrisonburg and Roanoke

I also recommend Next Exit.

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Old 09-17-2015, 06:52 PM   #18
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I always try to use Flying Js. Haven't found any that didn't have spacious RV lanes. Pilot is a crap shoot - occasionally have RV lanes. The other major truck stops (TransAmerica, Loves, etc) seem to usually have enough room.

If you use Good Sams - Flying J always gives me a 3 cents per gallon discount.

Learned something with the FindFuelStops.com. Thanks.
Flying Js are our favorite but not all of them have RV lanes. We ran across a few in the northeast this summer that didn't. To make sure that a Flying J has dedicated RV lanes, check the Flying J website.
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I use Flying J a lot, but rarely use the RV lanes. I go around back to the truck lanes. The pumps run much faster and there is always a long-handled squeegee at each of those pumps for cleaning the windshield.

I only use the RV lanes if I have to dump the tanks.


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Old 09-20-2015, 07:36 PM   #20
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Just out of curiosity, is anyone concerned that Flying J is not listed as a Top Tier Gas Retailer?
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:48 PM   #21
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i never use any commercial fuel stations like flying j or loves, just normal everyday stations, especially walmart's murphy stations. I have a 50' train of motorcoach, bike rack, and toad and rarely have a problem... but, I do scout out my stop well before by using google overhead map view, and gas buddy App to find the best prices along the way.
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The rv lane entrances are marked before you enter the station they are either on the extreme left or right side of the station. The pumps pump diesel or gas when you are done filling up pull your vehicle up and out of the way if you have to go inside to pay to allow for other rvs waiting behind you to get to the pumps. There are Flying j stations at various intervals on I 81 and I 95. You can download a flying j app and search the entire country for the stations state by state. Also flying j stations have a fast turnover on their tanks the gas is always fresh not like the smaller local in town stations and you can get in and out easier than the smaller ones.
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And if you use RVParky app and plug FJ in it will show you all of them across the US and Canada
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You need The Next Exit:

https://www.thenextexit.com/
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Seems like I just answered this

but, no fears AT all - too many trucks on too many roads to NOT have fuel available every so often... I too use gas buddy only as a last resort will use pilot/Jack up the price card when I have to...

They are usually 20 cents more /gal as a minimum even WITH the discount card...
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Just out of curiosity, is anyone concerned that Flying J is not listed as a Top Tier Gas Retailer?

Not sure many are rated, at least last I knew. This was critical for the Corvette due to fuel sender issues from the sulphur.
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Another app I ran across is Diesel Shark. Put in your route, and it shows fuel stops and priced on it. Haven't really tried it yet so if anyone does, let us know your opinion.
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Another app ==> Trucker Path. It is a GPS based app that has buttons for most major fuel centers, rest areas, service locators, emergency assistance, wallymart, and other.
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