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Old 01-22-2013, 07:15 AM   #1
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We will be leaving tomorrow morning in our 06 Georgetown on our first trip to Florida. The weather will be ccccold and blustery with the winds around 15-20 MPH. At what wind speed does the handling usually get dicey?

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Old 01-22-2013, 08:19 AM   #2
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That is somewhat dependant on the road conditions, If icy, snow covered, wet, or dry. The worse the roads the lower the wind it'll take to effect your handling and driving ability.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:27 AM   #3
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Hi All,
We will be leaving tomorrow morning in our 06 Georgetown on our first trip to Florida. The weather will be ccccold and blustery with the winds around 15-20 MPH. At what wind speed does the handling usually get dicey?

Steve
If it's a head wind, you'll pay for it at the gas pumps; if it's a tail wind, you'll be all smiles; if it's a cross wind and you feel it buffeting the coach and requires you to do some counter-steering, you may call it a day. It'll all depend on the comfort level you feel at the wheel.

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Old 01-22-2013, 09:29 AM   #4
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If it's a Ford chassis, did you do the cheap suspension fix? World of difference in a cross wind.
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If it's a Ford chassis, did you do the cheap suspension fix? World of difference in a cross wind.
Haven't done the CSF . Its too late and cold to do it now. From what I'm hearing, the winds may not pose too much of a problem.
Fingers crossed.

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When all else fails you can always find a WalMart parking lot or Cabela's and wait it out. Hopefully you won't experience any problems.
We once stayed at Cabela's in Hamburg PA due to severe winds. Thankfully they subsided after we were there for about 3 hours but we had a nice dinner and did some shopping.
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