good and bad at daytona first truck started heating up on i75 south of tifton hit all rest areas. could not find problem. fans working h20 in rad 70 mph hot down to 60 make it in to daytona 2nd afternoon. track late on friday but still good day. sat fan belt came off going to the track. i brought one as a spare ??? r/r found alter. bolt broke sticking out about 1.5 in. found a good garage down the street with very good help . repalced bolt heat problem left. started home sun. am got gas truck would not start .??? roll back to firestone XXXXX pulled starter ring gear off flywheel!! back to good shop there open helping a friend chased around to find a fylwheel on sunday ??? a/z in the only place had to order it part bee in Tuesday i hope leaving wed. am from home with trailer to hope to recover truck on thursday at daytona wish me luck i'll need it
well me and the truck made it back friday afternoon around 4 1556 mi in three days . over night around madison fl off of I 10 Wednesday night at super 8 + a Denny's next door. not bad room for 45 dollars + free breakfast at denny's .then rolled in at daytona at car shop around 10:00 am part from auto zone didnot come in till late Wednesday evening so the shop didnot have time to put it on. got help rolling up on trailer. left daytona around 11:00 Thursday. overnighted again in dothan at hampton inn real nice beds an great breakfast.well worth the money for a good nites rest. i'll half to get a shop in town to repl the flywheel. because i pulled a muscle in my left shoulder about 4 weeks ago . i can't work overhead right now. so life cares on .
Glad you made it back & hope your shoulder gets better. You're gonna' have to make shorter "shake-down" trips before getting adventurous & making long hauls. Although I gotta' admit, traveling for me is just an excuse to pig out at Denny's anyway.
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what is so bad last year i drove to pigeon forge for the f-100 nats. then in nov. the wife and i went to panama city. for the emerald coast cruize an no problems then either when i got home i had to fix the garage door springs, the lawn blower broke and then the belt on the mower broke. then tuesday night on the way home from a bike meeting the tour pak frame broke on the harley.hopefully by this weekend everything will be over. i think the truck did not want to go on this trip ??
jack the trip up east tenn was worth it lots of nice trucks when i went last year it really warmed up temp wize during the day but was nice at night . i had not been up in that area in a long time. everything is built up for tourist. but i still had a good time meet some real nice people from different part of the country.
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