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    Back from our 3 week trip... SC - GC - Moab - Dino - Colorado and back!

    19 days, 6000+ miles, RT66, 5 national parks, countless state parks, sea level to 14,000', snow, high mountain passes, plains and the desert - plus 3 kids and a dog! Incredible trip. Thanks to all for the info on locations and how to prepare the PUP for such a long journey. Ready to go...
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    Our trip to the west - GC or bust!

    Our first long family vacation road trip is booked up and planned out. 3 kids and our dog. 18 days, 6 national parks, breaking bad and Pikes Peak. Ram 2500 towing Jayco 1007. 5000+ miles and 400+/- gallons of fuel. Elevation starting at 0' and reaching 15,000' -Starting in coastal SC - making...
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    Hub Assemblies?

    We have an upcoming 5000 mile road trip - I have a 09 Jayco 1007 with a ton of miles on it. Bearings were repacked this summer, but I don't know how old they are. I would like to replace them with complete hub assemblies and have an extra assembly in the truck just in case, along with one or...
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    Load range C or D?

    Jayco 1007 - dry weight 1700#, max 2350# Load range C are right 1045# max - minus 185# tongue weight = right at the limits of the tire. Just had a blowout at 65MPH on the freeway - new tire at correct pressure, looking to avoid this in the future. Any issues with going up a load class to D...
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    Realistic inside temps while heating/and are A/C's dual funtion.

    Doing a cross country trip in the spring with the DW and 3 kids - higher elevations will be in the 20's at night... I've learned a great deal from this site about Gizmo's, insulating below the bed and the inside, pool noodles around the bed... I have no furnace, but plan to use two oil bath...
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    Rigging A/C to work when 30A hookup isnt available

    2008 Jayco 1007 I would like to cut the cable from the converter to the AC unit and install a 20amp rated male/female plug. When at the house or location without single 30A circuit, I can simply unplug the AC from the converter and plug it into its own dedicated 15Amp circuit via 20A extension...
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    TV with rental camper, new pop up on way

    Here is the TV - 08 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Hemi hooked up to our frequent rental hybrid. Our 09 Jayco 1007 is being prepped at the dealer and will be home soon.
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    Towing PUP cross country - 4500+ miles. TV? Tire type, spares...

    Looking to tow a 08 Jayco 1007 (2300#) on a 4500 mile trip from SC to the GC, Moab, thru the rockies, Boulder and back to SC. 2300# PUP loaded + 2 adults + 3 children + gear and food = say 4k+/- Have a 2500 Ram Hemi Mega Cab rated to tow 10k+ with a CGVW of well over 17k. We also have a Pilot...
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    Hello from Charleston

    Greetings y'all - long time tent camper/rental camper from Charleston SC area here. Just purchased our first PUP - 09 Jayco 1007, happened to be one of the units we would rent from time to time. Well cared for mechanically with a little cosmetic TLC required (cleaning), other than that its a...




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