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Old 04-06-2015, 11:05 AM   #1
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Am I a big baby or is the FR3 really hard to drive? I drove yesterday in windy conditions and really had problems In a 70 mph zone, I was holding about 62.
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Old 04-06-2015, 11:08 AM   #2
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If the winds are forecast to be bad, I park my rig.

Winds can ruin your day faster than any other weather condition.
Speed of course makes it much worse.

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Old 04-06-2015, 11:56 AM   #3
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I personally would not be driving 70. I avg 60. There are starring assist shock absorbers you can add to help but as you read these postings you will discover the installation will depend on a well aligned front end and well balanced tires. If you choose to buy a steering assit be sure to insist that the installation include fine tuning and adjustments.


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Old 04-06-2015, 12:56 PM   #4
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Yea, I don't drive much faster than 62-63 and if the side winds are that crazy try opening all the windows so the wind can just blow threw you FR3.


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Old 04-06-2015, 12:58 PM   #5
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Wyoming is a very windy state. All the west wind gets blocked by the Rockies in Colorado and it all gets piped thru Wyoming.


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Old 04-06-2015, 01:00 PM   #6
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As a matter of fact, in Wyoming no interstate highway should run north or south. I've rocked a big truck and have had light loads in Wyoming, best to park your rig nose into the wind and set the brakes.


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Old 04-06-2015, 02:00 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the tips. I guess I am not a big baby.
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Old 04-07-2015, 03:50 PM   #8
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Your no big baby! I feel the same way about mine. I have added a Safe-T-Plus steering stabilizer, a rear trac bar , wheel alignment & done the cheap handling fix and am still white knuckled at 55 mph. I wish I had gotten a fifth wheel at this point.
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Am I a big baby or is the FR3 really hard to drive? I drove yesterday in windy conditions and really had problems In a 70 mph zone, I was holding about 62.
You must do the cheap handling fix; which is adjusting front and rear sway bars! Makes driving in the wind a snap. Keep speed down as it is not a car.
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Old 04-08-2015, 07:24 AM   #10
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Carl17 do you know of any one who has posted any pics of the Cheep Sway Bar Fix? I'd sure like to see some.


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