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^On the way out, Mr. Ranger was using a chevy to herd Bison. He would give them a gentle nudge in the correct direction, off of the road.


^And they were none too thrilled about it.
At the end of the day, we ended up in Butte MT:

The next morning, the final leg took us home.

^Getting ready to cross the Columbia river a couple hours from Seattle. We made it.
Long trip, but it was worth every second and every penny it took to make it happen!
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So I take it the new truck did well??
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Old 09-10-2012, 12:07 AM
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Very nice pix of your trip, your wife takes great pix

Did you post the tint shops pix yet ? the ones from the roof ?

My Ram was repainted, i had an accident in my own driveway, that will be fixed this week
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:24 AM
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Good to hear Tom!

I used TLC on and off the entire trip, I really have to say it handled impressively. I hitched up the boat and it leveled everything out perfectly. Sadly, I moved the boat to a storage unit and chose not to bring it with me. I get roughly 10mpg towing it, and with 5,500 miles left on the trip, thats a lot of fuel. With the possibility of me being back in Texas permanently in the next year, the wife and I decided it was best to store it for the time being.

That said, when it was hitched up, TLC did a fantastic job of leveling the load. While I was home I also hauled 2,000lbs of brick for my Dad, and again, flawless. I actually find myself looking for reasons to use my truck like a truck. LOL. TLC also helped in the mountains, some of those highways had 30mph turns or less and I was able to keep stability and take them at the speed limit. Truck stayed level and performed flawlessly.
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Good to hear Tom!

I used TLC on and off the entire trip, I really have to say it handled impressively. I hitched up the boat and it leveled everything out perfectly. Sadly, I moved the boat to a storage unit and chose not to bring it with me. I get roughly 10mpg towing it, and with 5,500 miles left on the trip, thats a lot of fuel. With the possibility of me being back in Texas permanently in the next year, the wife and I decided it was best to store it for the time being.

That said, when it was hitched up, TLC did a fantastic job of leveling the load. While I was home I also hauled 2,000lbs of brick for my Dad, and again, flawless. I actually find myself looking for reasons to use my truck like a truck. LOL. TLC also helped in the mountains, some of those highways had 30mph turns or less and I was able to keep stability and take them at the speed limit. Truck stayed level and performed flawlessly.
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Wow man some amazing photos! That luge ride looks like a blast lol.

Glad to see I'm not the only one who still uses the cup holder for it's true purpose
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damn that looks like one hell of a trip... I would love to take a good olde fashion road trip one day...
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Glad to hear the new truck performed great. I just recently got back into the Hemi myself and well...it's good to be back!
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