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Old 04-22-2013, 04:52 PM   #1
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Just got back from moving the Rig up to CT for the summer, the truck preformed flawlessly, the Virginia hills where no match for the DD Series 60. Spent a couple of nights at Truck Stops, truck stops are about the only place that makes my Rig look small. Did the $500 fill up once, it's such a pleasure to drive I don't mind. A few of the steep grades that have special right lanes for slow moving vehicles where not applicable for us.....did I mention I love my truck......LOL , class A drivers have no idea what they are missing.....have fun on the road....
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:55 PM   #2
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Tonight we went to look at a Freightliner with a 13 speed and the series 60 500 hp, it was to short for our needs, I stepped off the box length and it was 18 ft.
How long is yours?

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Old 04-23-2013, 06:09 AM   #3
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45' Total.....
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Good to hear from you, Gene. Glad the truck is getting some exercise. I'm going to Washington, DC, for Police Week this May. You going to be there? I'll be driving my t/c. Parking at my cousin's house, real close to the Pentagon.

Cliff and Wendy, Gene has a Pony Express with a garage in the back where his Smart car rides. I think somebody has a black one for sale somewhere that's kind of like Gene's. That black one has a matching black Smart.
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Bob - we'll be in the Shenandoah Valley (Front Royal / Winchester) area around that same time.

We plan to drive up from houston, spend 2 nights at the French Quarter RV Resort then continue on to Virginia Tech (blacksburg, va), picking up our oldest on the 11th & then heading to Front Royal for the rest of May & part, if not all, of June.

we'll be spending some time at Andy Guest State Park the 17th thru at least the 22nd (its booked memorial day weekend), so ill be back curb side at my MIL's that weekend.

Gene - pulling the hills of southern va (i81) & around chattanooga are one of my favorite parts of our trips back home to virginia - we're in the left/fast lane sucking up cars and trucks (in the far right hill climb lane) !
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Bob, no plans to be there but you never know, where did you see that black Toy Hauler? I have not seen any with Smart Cars but I am always looking. Every once in awhile while humming down the interstate I catch out of the corner of my eye a Truck Conversion.....I always reach for the Airhorn........One more thing, I found this website VINYLEDISORDER, they have a FULL line of stock and custom decals, many colors, hundreds of subjects and designs....these decals have gotten so good there is no reason to do a custom paint job. You can also change stuff out if you get bored, I just ordered a 5' long saying for the back door over the top of the garage.....Have fun.....G
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Gene,
Here's a link for the black United Specilties toy hauler.
Coolhorse Reduced! 2008 United Specialties 45' Garage Hauler Toter Home (matching Smart Car available)
It's also on EBay. They have a matching smart car available as well.
It has the same floor plan and a lot of the same options as mine.
BTW, you guys have a beautiful rig.
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Chris thanks, let's see some photos of your Rig.....Welcome to the Forum.....
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Chris thanks, let's see some photos of your Rig.....Welcome to the Forum.....
I upgraded last September and don't have many photo's of it yet. I live in Minnesota so it's been in the garage for the past 5+ months.

I plan to be out on the road in the next few weeks. I'll post photo's and details soon.

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Looks like a nice setup Chris, some nice stuff under those car covers also no doubt....LOL. Looking forward to seeing some interior shots.....G
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