"Yeah my uncle was a truck driver, he gave me a tire thumper. Did a walk around. Our second trip was much better, I did not travel 81 instead I came back west of Memphis through Missuri, illinois, Ohio picked up 90 stopped in Lake George NY was a…"
"Looks like ya got it going on,,,, Slow and steady and enjoy the ride,,, thanks for sharing the video.
Always check the tires at every stop,,, buy a tire buddy, (nightstick looking tire checker) at any truck stop,, Thump your tires during a walk…"
"Add to that for me, scared of heights, Live in the mountains of Western MA, Drive down to work every day. Just get nervous when driving highways with a lot of amateurs on the highway. Mountains are the worse they pull over right in front of you…"
"As we go screaming down I-70 with motor overheating at 24 mph pullin the 7% grade up Eisenhower Tunnel at 10,000 feet with the air filter off and the engine gasping for even the smallest amount of oxygen, then oh oh down we go 7% for what seems like…"
Re: repair items; we find what we need on the internet or eBay. But our rigs haven't been classic age. Etrailer.com had s lot of things as well as Amazon. Other folks on here probably have good sources. We really haven't needed many odd repair items. We still are hoping to find some window weep hole covers for the ones we are missing. The window company is out of business. The ones we do find are too short.
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