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Old 07-30-2003, 02:15 PM   #29
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Originally posted by Herm and Debby
I see no reason not to travel if you've had all the mechanicals checked out. We drove from Cincinnati, OH to Myrtle Beach, SC back in June (about 1300 miles round trip). The Airstream behaved beautifully.

Twice a year, we make a pilgramage to the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN to attend the NASCAR races there (about 800 miles round trip). Again, never a problem with the trailer.

Try it, you'll like it!
Herm and Debbie,
Do you think other A/S will be at the Bristol Race?? We are looking for a used Bambi and would like to see if other A/S will be in Bristol. We are from that area if we can help with any questions please let us know!


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Old 07-30-2003, 04:23 PM   #30
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Yes the xmission failure was tow related.
I was pulling into a 30/40 mph headwind trying to do 65. I did not realize the wind was so strong. Outside temp was in low 90's.
I have the factory installed towing pkg with oil cooler.
I now have an external xmission cooler in front of the radiator. I purschased and had it installed at a U-Haul dealer.
I made it to within 10 miles from home and had to call a friend to take the trailer the rest of the way. Once my xmission cooled down I made it the last 10 miles. It was covered by warranty.
64K miles on truck with extended warrenty.


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