Go Back   Thor Forums > Thor Community Forums > Introduce Yourself | Say Hello
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-04-2016, 03:36 PM   #1
Junior Member
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Chateau 33SW
State: Pennsylvania
Posts: 27
New (To Us) Chateau 33SW

Hi, were the new owners of a 2014 Chateau 33SW. This is our first MH and Im sure there will be questions. The forums for our two previous TTs always had answers and Im sure this one will be a big help too.

Weve been in a campground in SC for the five days since our purchase and tomorrow we head north to PA and that leads to my first question. Any tips for steep grades up and down - with something this big?

Bill & Kathy

Bill/Kathy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2016, 04:53 PM   #2
Senior Member
saddlesore's Avatar
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: SOB
State: Oregon
Posts: 357
Welcome aboard!

Use the same gear that you climbed the hill to go down the other side even if you have to manually gear down to hold in that gear, also disengage the overdrive and cruise control in hill country as that is a lot easier on the tranny and cooling system
current coach
SOB (some other brand)
former coach
Thor Infinity
saddlesore is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

ThorForums.com is not in any way associated with Thor Industries or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:46 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2