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Old 10-20-2014, 12:09 PM   #21
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I always hate these threads because everybody thinks they know what happened when in reality we don't. It could have been user error, improper hitch, tv, blow out, cut off by an idiot, avoiding an animal or item on road, winds or any number of possibilities. Remember there are 3/4 tin SUVs. Also remember there are lightweight long tt. And yes tires can greatly affect your capabilities if they aren't rated for the load.
Just because it's a SUV doesn't mean it's a bad set up. I pulled a 35' TT/ 7000lb with a Silverado 1500/ 20" wheels. It pulled great with no problems. So why can't a 3/4 ton SUV not do the job?
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Old 10-20-2014, 01:48 PM   #22
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Just because it's a SUV doesn't mean it's a bad set up. I pulled a 35' TT/ 7000lb with a Silverado 1500/ 20" wheels. It pulled great with no problems. So why can't a 3/4 ton SUV not do the job?
Because everyone knows that anything larger than a popup requires a DRW 1 ton. Never mind that I've seen pics of on of those on it's side with a TT.
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Nice enclosed under belly on that unit though, FR could learn a thing or 2 on how to do it properly...
Our Rockwood is compleetely enclosed as well. Wonder if this is just a new feature or a function of RV Make/Model?
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Because everyone knows that anything larger than a popup requires a DRW 1 ton. Never mind that I've seen pics of on of those on it's side with a TT.
That was exactly my point.
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Old 10-20-2014, 02:08 PM   #25
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Where in the article does it say a "motor home"?
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Where in the article does it say a "motor home"?
In the title.


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Old 10-20-2014, 02:25 PM   #27
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Yes in the title - but not in the newspaper report.
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Yes in the title - but not in the newspaper report.
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Old 10-20-2014, 02:34 PM   #29
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My guess would be:

1)Driver dozed off...started to drift....woke up, overcorrected, voila...

or

2) Big gust of wind, driver overcorrected, voila

My heart goes out to them, though....we would, literally, cry if something like that ever happened.
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Looks like they should be thankful for that guardrail being there - could have gone the edge if it wasn't.
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