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Old 09-18-2013, 12:58 PM   #29
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speedman42.....Our story is pretty much like yours. We traveled the country by Harley until my wife's muscular dystrophy got so bad she could no longer do it. We then hauled the harley in a pickup behind the MH until she had to give the bike up all together. Now we just fultime with the MH enjoying every minute. Hope to see you down the road someday.

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Old 09-18-2013, 02:45 PM   #30
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While my motorcycle ownership was swiftly ended by an encounter with some trees , my DW also has RA and motorhome travel works better for her. Plus we have two dogs that we take with us and having an RV makes that so much more easy to do.

Get your hands on the Motorhome Magazine Towing guide and it will let you know if the Yukon is flat towable. Or, your local GMC dealer should be able to get you that info. If you have the owner's manual, that should be covered in the manual. Many 4wd vehicles can be flat towed if they have a transfer case that can be easily put in neutral.

Many folks tow full size PU's behind motorhomes and have motorcycles or golf cars in the back of the truck. That American Dream would yank a full size PU with a cycle in the bed just fine.

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Old 09-18-2013, 02:53 PM   #31
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WOW, very nice looking coach. Excited? Well, you should be. Enjoy all your travels and be safe.
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Old 09-22-2013, 03:42 PM   #32
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Congratulations to you both! So exciting. Ours is on order and we won't get it until the spring. I feel like a little kid waiting for Christmas.
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I love that Blue paint scheme. very nice coach. Enjoy for a long time.
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:37 AM   #34
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Welcome to IRV2 Enjoy your new life its going to be great
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:12 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by speedman42 View Post
This is my first Motor Home.. I know I have alot to learn. THis is a 1998 American Dream. 82000 Miles. We are so excited.
Very Kewl........ Congratz !!
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Old 09-23-2013, 02:24 PM   #36
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We searching for our first MH and your '98 American looks wonderful. If you have the time, could you summarize how you went about your RV search, how long it took, and any suggestions for an older newbie?
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Some bodies living the american dream literally, black mountains and all. Got the brakes to handle it, have a toad that could double as a second coach. Guess a certain salesman in a certain play has nothing on the american dream you and your wife is living. Isn't this what makes the world bgreat?
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I just love the lighter wood inside - it brightens everything up so much. I also think you got a really well-kept coach, it looks like new in the pictures. There is nothing about it I don't like. Congratulations!
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Both my wife and my mother first said, what are you going to do with that. Both have went on trips in it and say there is NO better to travel then in a class a motorhome BUS!
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I will post more interior pics as soon as we clean it up.
Yep! I could be quite happy in that!! Good luck & welcome to IRV2!
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Love the colors inside and out. And the tile floors. What's it have for power?
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