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Old 05-21-2022, 06:13 AM   #1
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First cross country trip new 35 K

Well getting ready to roll from Iowa to Cape Cod in a new Bounder 35 K.
First class A ( experienced c classer). So some worries about fueling spots and things like that , but excited to try a long 3 week trip in this beautiful rig.
We have done a extended shakedown camp here locally and figured out most systems. Just excited to hit the road for now. Probably a crazy time to burn up over 3000 miles of fuel but I'm getting older and Father Time says get some stuff done before you can't.This site has helped me learn a lot about rigs. No real questions here just venting my excitement.
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Old 05-21-2022, 10:45 AM   #2
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You're gonna love your class A, it is totally the way to see the country.

Yeah you get used to vetting gas stations. I got to where I'd look at the satellite images on Google maps to see which way the pumps were oriented and whether there's room to maneuver.
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Old 05-21-2022, 03:27 PM   #3
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Ditto on Google maps with satellite view. I plan on stops every 400 miles in my 35k. Could go longer but depends if you need the generator running for AC which shuts off around 1/4 tank

Good luck with the trip. Got 10k on my '21 35k and love every minute of it. Posting right now from the couch at a great campground
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Old 05-22-2022, 02:07 AM   #4
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I suggest you pick up an OBDLink MX+ with an iPad. It plugs into your OBD port and you can create a live dashboard to see how your Rv is performing. It has really helped me to improve mpg. Here is an example of the dashboard I run.
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