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Old 10-06-2012, 05:48 PM   #1
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My wife and I have recently purchased our first motorhome. We're taking our first trip leaving South Carolina to Sevierville TN. We're concerned about the type of roads. Hilly, windy roads? We have a gas powered unit and will not be pulling a vehicle. I'm an experienced truck driver, so this is more of a overconcerned question for our new home, than a safety question.

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Old 10-06-2012, 05:57 PM   #2
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We just drove that route to attend the IRV2 rally and it was really easy. The hills are a not problem. I am not an experienced truck driver and we drove through more hills on our route as we came from Ontario. You will be fine...


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Old 10-07-2012, 10:25 AM   #3
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MSL, welcome to the site. Please enter your make and model of m/h and your location in your signature area....it helps all when you have questions about your unit.

If you can drive a truck, you won't have a problem with the wind, hills, etc.... Have fun on your trip.
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Old 10-07-2012, 10:30 AM   #4
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MSL, Welcome to the forum and congrats on your first MH. You'll be just fine...
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Old 10-07-2012, 04:56 PM   #5
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Perhaps one thing to check because some RVs tend to be overweight for the size tyres they run, is the axle weights with everything loaded for the trip and then make sure the tyres are inflated to the pressure shown on the tyre manufacturers weight/pressure tables. The usual 100psi in truck tyres may not be optimum for your vehicle.
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