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Old 01-03-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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New Ride for 2009 Season

Well maybe not what you were expecting but sweet none the less. My pops gave this to me, all I had to do was fly up to PA and drive it home 27hrs

However, I do have some questions. Does this make sense? Am I going to be able to find parking on race weekends? Do other folks use motorhomes? Just so you know I am planning on buying a 16' / 17' enclosed trailer to pull behind this bad boy. Thoughts? I think it will work out well but am interested in hearing other folks opinions on how this is going to work out.

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Old 01-03-2009, 08:13 PM   #2
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alright,you my friend officially suck.
thats a set up i was thinking of getting with a 12' trailer.
i've seen similar setups at MSRC and TWS (Texas World Speedway) but never been to the other during race weekends.
i guess showing up early is gonna be key.
congrats on the new ride.
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:17 PM   #3
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Nice set up...not too bad for fiddy free!!!!
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:18 PM   #4
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alright,you my friend officially suck.
thats a set up i was thinking of getting with a 12' trailer.
i've seen similar setups at MSRC and TWS (Texas World Speedway) but never been to the other during race weekends.
i guess showing up early is gonna be key.
congrats on the new ride.
ha ha well bro I never get anything for free so this is HUGE. I just hope it can get into where I need it to go. I have to say it is harrrrrrry driving this thing through tight places

I am also pretty sure that a trailer is going to be a royal pain in the !!!! You really can't back up much with this thing as it is so with a trailer you really can't do much.

The other big concern which I am going to have to practice is turning.... everything is cool with just the RV but with a trailer ummmm man it is going to be hard.

Last thing is height.. it is 12' 7", anyone happen to know how tall the tunnels at TWS (Texas World Speedway) are?
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Last thing is height.. it is 12' 7", anyone happen to know how tall the tunnels at TWS (Texas World Speedway) are?
I dunno, but I've seen 'em open the "other" gate to bypass the tunnel...probably gotta arrange that early and be one of the last to leave.
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Cool Leave EARLY and bring LOTS of $$$$$$$$$$$$ for fuel, we have 2 and a 34ft 5th wheel, kinda a pain but nice when Ur there
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:25 PM   #7
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Cool Leave EARLY and bring LOTS of $$$$$$$$$$$$ for fuel, we have 2 and a 34ft 5th wheel, kinda a pain but nice when Ur there
Yeah this thing is diesel, it cost me roughly 485 dollars to drive from Philly to Georgetown without a trailer. I am not tooo worried about fuel costs, my freaking truck costs me a fortune to drive. I seriously considered trading for a 5th wheel toy hauler. Those Raptor rigs are bad !!!! But then I would have to upgrade my truck, etc etc...
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I dunno, but I've seen 'em open the "other" gate to bypass the tunnel...probably gotta arrange that early and be one of the last to leave.
Yeah I have seen that too, I am cool with the getting there early... the leaving late would suk

Eagles Canyon and MSR Cressent are no problem, haven't been to Oak Hill but it has an RV park on the map so it will be fine I am sure.
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ha ha well bro I never get anything for free so this is HUGE. I just hope it can get into where I need it to go. I have to say it is harrrrrrry driving this thing through tight places

I am also pretty sure that a trailer is going to be a royal pain in the !!!! You really can't back up much with this thing as it is so with a trailer you really can't do much.

The other big concern which I am going to have to practice is turning.... everything is cool with just the RV but with a trailer ummmm man it is going to be hard.

Last thing is height.. it is 12' 7", anyone happen to know how tall the tunnels at TWS (Texas World Speedway) are?
Just get a RUN at the tunnel and stuff it in, it will be fine, I,ve had to learn to do that, having such a big and all, u know, I hear the exit side tunnel is taller but just ask??
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Old 01-03-2009, 10:01 PM   #10
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My toyhauler is 12'9" and I go around the back entrance at TWS (Texas World Speedway). Ive never had a problem finding a parking spot but I usualy get there Thursday evening. There is 30amp power at Hallett and Oak Hill.
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My team owner has a bigrig set-up too (w/16' trailer)...the only track that has an issue is TWS (Texas World Speedway) and you will need to get access to the back gate. Remind us before that race and we will get you the right info.

I wish (my team owner wishes) they would open up the 'other set' of tunnels at TWS (Texas World Speedway)...he'd clear that tunnel.
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Old 01-04-2009, 08:55 AM   #12
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My toyhauler is 12'9" and I go around the back entrance at TWS (Texas World Speedway). Ive never had a problem finding a parking spot but I usualy get there Thursday evening. There is 30amp power at Hallett and Oak Hill.
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Hey brotha man, thanks for that info! I will have to set that up when I head out. Hey what toy hauler do you have? I looked at a Raptor, one with a completely sectioned off garage... really nice setup!
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that is awesome Chris! good for you buddy! you know you gotta save me a spot in that beast too
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Old 01-04-2009, 11:31 AM   #15
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Here is what I have. The separate garage is nice to have. http://www.motohouston.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=67337
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TWS (Texas World Speedway) - the tall tunnel is 11'6", the other is 9 something
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Old 01-04-2009, 12:56 PM   #17
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man the small tunnel feels small even with a 24' enclosed trailer.............
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