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Old 07-11-2018, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by eightOsix View Post
A few camper pics from our first trip with the new Adventurer and F350. 3600 miles over three weeks. Five National Parks, four states, two provinces. I think we crossed the Continental Divide at least 12 times.



Leaving Grand County


Snow Shower, Nordegg, AB


Whiteswan Provincial Park, BC


Dugway CG, North Platte River, WY

i swear i seen that same setup here in alaska a week or 2 ago, doing about 50 on a 65mph highway, looked like the camper overhang was hitting the cab almost.
 
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Looks like a great trip you are having in your Adventurer!
 
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2 weekends ago, coming back from the abandoned Kennecott mine/ghost town. This is on McCarthy Road, coming across a single lane bridge across the gorge.





 
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Originally Posted by Alaskan_Warbird View Post
2 weekends ago, coming back from the abandoned Kennecott mine/ghost town. This is on McCarthy Road, coming across a single lane bridge across the gorge.




What was the toll on the bridge? A couple years ago I was told it was a yearly fee,so I walked in.
 
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if it was built by the minnesota bridge people. id be afraid of that one
 
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Originally Posted by MJMETHOW View Post
What was the toll on the bridge? A couple years ago I was told it was a yearly fee,so I walked in.
No - this is well before the end of the road. The bridge you're thinking of crosses the Kennecott river and is permit only. I believe passes across it are only given to McCarthy locals, Park workers, etc.
 
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Good to know, i had some self made stable loads to engage my overloads which work well . Im almost even with front and back when those engage. I do notice a little sway that makes me a little squirrel-ly above 65mph . I keep the speeds at or below 65 due to that. Thinking of installing air bags next year couldn't hurt. The truck had the factory camper package with sway bar and extra suspension spring . Also had Rancho Shocks . So, managable but not optimal I think .
I have air bags an only notice sway when on curvey roads. My minimum speed is usually 65. I am building some "stable loads" for added insurance. My overloads do not engage currently with my airbags inflated. I run 60 on one side and 80 on the other to level it out. With the "stable loads" I will probably drop the pressure to 40/60.
 
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I am building some "stable loads" for added insurance. My overloads do not engage currently with my airbags inflated.
You will be AMAZED at the difference with the overloads engaged early. My front just touches without the C/O on it and the rear is removable giving a decent ride empty. This is the only addition I've done to the suspension, I was debating air bags but found I didn't need them after the Stableloads, it really drives quite well as it is...I did rebuilt the front suspension on Red about the same time as I got the S&S.
 
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I have upper stableloads in mine and Airlift 5000 Ultimate airbags. When my camper is loaded and fully wet I set my airbags to where the stableloads just engage the upper leafspring. On my F350 that is 45 lbs. I do have the camper package so it came with the rear stabilizer. I keep my speed at a maximum of 65 on the highways and even on dirt roads getting off trail to camping spots I have not noticed an ordinate amount of left to right sway.
 
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Originally Posted by mountainkowboy View Post
You will be AMAZED at the difference with the overloads engaged early. My front just touches without the C/O on it and the rear is removable giving a decent ride empty. This is the only addition I've done to the suspension, I was debating air bags but found I didn't need them after the Stableloads, it really drives quite well as it is...I did rebuilt the front suspension on Red about the same time as I got the S&S.
I don't mind how it drives now but any improvement is always welcome.
 
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Originally Posted by WyoBull View Post
I have upper stableloads in mine and Airlift 5000 Ultimate airbags. When my camper is loaded and fully wet I set my airbags to where the stableloads just engage the upper leafspring. On my F350 that is 45 lbs. I do have the camper package so it came with the rear stabilizer. I keep my speed at a maximum of 65 on the highways and even on dirt roads getting off trail to camping spots I have not noticed an ordinate amount of left to right sway.
This will be my exact setup except mine will be poor man stableloads. I have an 03 250 with all leaf spring suspension so it is already pretty stiff. I too have a rear sway bar.
 
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I have an 03 250 with all leaf spring suspension so it is already pretty stiff.
My 95 F350 CC 4x4 would beat the crap out of you on some highways empty......
 
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I like it. Very functional.
 
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