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Old 09-10-2017, 12:45 PM   #1
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Highway Driving Speeds

About to take the new 180 on our first trip, wondering what everyone generally keeps their highways speeds at as a maximum? Will be on mostly 75 mph highways, I'm thinking around 65, or is 70 generally safe. Trying to get a consensus. Thanks
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I agree 65-70



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Old 09-10-2017, 12:54 PM   #3
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What are your tires rated for?
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tires are the problem... did you get a TPMS?
recommend 65 MPH and monitor your tires closely...
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180? If this is an RPod then your tires are speed rated to 65MPH. So keep your speeds under 60, or be prepared for the consequences.
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Old 09-10-2017, 01:19 PM   #6
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What are your tires rated for?
Constancy LY188's rated for 75mph
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65 tops on my 178. Driving is part of the adventure. No real need to hurry.
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Old 09-10-2017, 02:21 PM   #8
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Constancy LY188's rated for 75mph
I wouldn't trust a Chinese made tire at 75mph. I would keep it at 65mph or under. Right at the speed where the R-Pod looks like it wants to become airborne.
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No sway bars, no weight-balancing hitches. R-Pod NEVER has swayed at all. Hills are a snap. Hardly feels like we are pulling anything at all.

But, as I said earlier, never over 65, so I can't speak to the aerodynamic qualities of R-Pods at 75.
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:16 AM   #10
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Our 183G is a dream to pull, We are generally in the 60-65 mph range as others have indicated.
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