Maine to Miami


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lamasue
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Maine to Miami

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Ill be leaving Maine about 3rd week of july,i have alloted 2 and one half days to get to south florida.i hope its not a heat wave on top of the regular heat and humidity that ill encounter.i have orderd a cool vest ,i wear a full face ,so ill quess ill just have to pour water on my head on my stops. Got a fresh gremlin bell,new rear tire,fresh spark plugs and a oil change,i have a harbour frieght trailer so ill bring spare bearings and a spare tire,hope the 8" tires can make 3000 highway miles.3 days at Marco island resort,mayby a trip to go to dinner in miami then back to Maine.


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Re: Maine to Miami

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Are you going to ride the interstate or take the scenic ride from Ft Kent, Maine to Key West on US Rt 1?
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lamasue
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Re: Maine to Miami

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Old scenic 95 have to make miles ,waterville maine pick up my son in conn.thru n.y past philly past d.c into va.first day drive that should about wipe me out next day va. to jacksonville then last day 6 hrs to south florida
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Re: Maine to Miami

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There is nothing wrong with running 8 in tires. Another fable. I have been using them on two trailers for about 100 k miles. Never a problem of any kind. I run them at 25 lbs. and lube the bearings once a year. Have a safe trip.


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