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Old 02-01-2016, 01:28 PM   #11
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I recently downloaded the CoPilot GPS App, you can enter the RV height and it will run off the phone's GPS if wanted/needed to save data usage or if no signal. The downside is it loads maps in your phone so you will need some memory space for the maps. I have not used it yet with my TT just testing in normal driving and it seems OK so far.
I've been using CoPilot for several years and love the app. Not having a map when out of cell range is what motivated me to get CoPilot. Now I always have one wherever I may be and if choose to pan all the way across the country to view a route or local street detail there is no delay waiting for maps to download.

That said, I have never discovered the feature you mention where your vehicle height can be entered despite having the most recent version. Would you please point me where to look in the menus for that feature?

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Forgot to add - The app is very easy to use and extremely accurate. It does draw a lot of power like any other app using GPS so be sure to keep your phone connected to external power else the battery will only last a couple of hours.
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Old 02-01-2016, 02:55 PM   #12
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That's good info, thanks. Looking forward to using it with the TT. Attached are some screenshots off my iPhone on where the RV Height info it located.
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Old 02-01-2016, 03:14 PM   #13
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Old 02-01-2016, 03:33 PM   #14
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I use the SYGIC Truck and Caravan App on my tablet. It is stand alone app, maps are in your device, and it can be configured for truck, RV or automobile. The automobile setting discards the height, weight, width etc info to get the best route. Updates are lifetime. Runs about 129 but goes on special sometimes for 99. You can try it free for 10 days before buying on the Google App Store.
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I use the SYGIC Truck and Caravan App on my tablet. It is stand alone app, maps are in your device, and it can be configured for truck, RV or automobile. The automobile setting discards the height, weight, width etc info to get the best route. Updates are lifetime. Runs about 129 but goes on special sometimes for 99. You can try it free for 10 days before buying on the Google App Store.
I just looked for the iPhone it is $140, looks like a very good app but a little spendy considering CoPilot is free. I think I will try it out though because of the 3d map screens, those look pretty nice, not sure $140 nice though...
Thanks for the alternative.
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Old 02-01-2016, 04:14 PM   #16
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TandSH,
That's good info, thanks. Looking forward to using it with the TT. Attached are some screenshots off my iPhone on where the RV Height info it located.
Thanx for the timely reply and great screen shots! I had to keep looking and looking to get there because my Route screen showed Vehicle Routing Profiles only for (Auto). I finally figured out to touch that icon which brought the selection screen shown to select any type of vehicle where I selected RV and set my preferences slightly different than my preferences for Auto.

You taught this old dog a new trick and I'm liking CoPilot more each passing year.

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X3 on the CoPilot... cheap & great. Nicely done gectisme!
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X4 CoPilot. 9,000 miles on our Griswold cross country vacation and had no problems with CoPilot. Worked great.
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Old 02-02-2016, 08:38 AM   #19
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Smart truck Route is also good. I didn't see if you have diesel or gas. The Truck Route app also shows the truck stops along the way.
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