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Old 08-17-2020, 07:34 PM   #1
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Question I have a couple of Major Questions I need answered!

My 2 year old Great Grandson is gong to borrow my new trailer to go on a 30 day vacation across the USA. He plans to visit The Grand Canyon, The Grand Tetons, Death Valley, Yellowstone Park and then on to Gettysburg, and Washington D.C. to visit President Trump. Then he plans on visiting The House of Representatives and Congress to kick some Serious Butts!

My question is, What kind of Gas Mileage should he expect to get and is 30 days going to be long enough for him? (after all, he has a full time job that he has to get back to! (and his Teddy Bear will miss him!

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Old 08-17-2020, 07:43 PM   #2
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Thanks for the chuckle.

I'll take at least 30 days just to kick butt in Washington. My guess would be 2 glasses of milk and 6 cookies per mile.

Have a safe trip

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My 2 year old Great Grandson is gong to borrow my new trailer to go on a 30 day vacation across the USA. He plans to visit The Grand Canyon, The Grand Tetons, Death Valley, Yellowstone Park and then on to Gettysburg, and Washington D.C. to visit President Trump. Then he plans on visiting The House of Representatives and Congress to kick some Serious Butts!

My question is, What kind of Gas Mileage should he expect to get and is 30 days going to be long enough for him? (after all, he has a full time job that he has to get back to! (and his Teddy Bear will miss him!

Dick
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Old 08-17-2020, 08:09 PM   #3
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I think that is one of those new electric trucks...................

Great milage

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Old 08-17-2020, 08:21 PM   #4
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In 2015 my DW and I traveled out west. She had a conference in Vegas and we decided to see the sites. We went to the following, Worlds Largest Ball of Twine, Fort Hays, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, Mesa Verda National Park, South Rim Grand Canyon NP, Wupatki National Monument, Sunset Crater, Hover Dam, Grand Tetons NP, Yellowstone NP, Crazy Horse Monument, Devils Tower, Badlands NP, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Wounded Knee Memorial. We spaced the Royal Gorge and Mt Rushmore. We were gone 17 Days, three were for the conference in Vegas. We were humping it every day. 14 days to see the sites was not enough. We were driving a car and not towing. You may need additional days figured in just for towing. I think you are looking at 45 days.
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Old 08-17-2020, 08:26 PM   #5
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I think you are looking at 45 days.
I think a 2 year old in that mini car is going to take a little more than 45 days. I wonder what kind of trailer hitch he'll be using....
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Old 08-18-2020, 06:22 AM   #6
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I think a 2 year old in that mini car is going to take a little more than 45 days. I wonder what kind of trailer hitch he'll be using....
I think he is going to need a set of towing mirrors also
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Old 08-18-2020, 12:28 PM   #7
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Dick - thanks for the creative humor in these troubled times. We all needed it!
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FUNNY!! Loved that.
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Old 08-18-2020, 12:51 PM   #9
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This is so great. At first reading I thought surely you had mis typed the 2 year old part. THEN, I saw the picture. How terrific!! I needed a good laugh. I really hope that he could get on up there to Washington and do some serious butt kicking, but...I'm afraid he'd be beating his little head on the proverbial brick wall. I wish him all the best in the world and I really hope he is extremely careful on his trip. How much horsepower does that little red car have by the way. If it works, I want to get one for myself. Ha. By the way, when he gets old enough to run for president, let us all know so we can vote for him. I'd vote for him NOW if I could. He would probably be better than anyone up there at the moment!!
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Old 08-18-2020, 12:59 PM   #10
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better make it 60 days and a few extra naps to recharge the new electric truck! recharge time will depend on if that is a 6V, 12V, or 24V system!

might need to "upgrade" his tow rig and give him real 4x4 and 24v power!

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Mmmhmmm. I was about to play the "never loan your RV" song and saw the picture.

The grands MIGHT be able to use mine. They would be the only ones and yes I have been asked.
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It might be a good idea to have him check his door sticker to make sure his load carrying capacity is within spec. & while he's at it also check tire pressure.
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Old 08-18-2020, 01:41 PM   #14
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Gonna need a lot more beans.
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If that is a CJ-7 he is good to go.


A CJ-5 may need air bags😁
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It might be a good idea to have him check his door sticker to make sure his load carrying capacity is within spec. & while he's at it also check tire pressure.
Nah. People will tell you it's all about the axle ratings.
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He might want to use a diesel dually too. Always good to have a margin of safety. Lol.
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I agree with 6 cookies and milk per mile but might need many more days due to naps and getting distracted. Great made me laugh! great job
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Is the TV a gasser or diesel?
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