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Old 02-17-2017, 03:13 PM   #14
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Model: Axis 24.1
State: Michigan
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Originally Posted by Joe-FL
I don't drive any type of RV at 70 consistently no matter if I am towing or not. They may "feel" solid and safe at those higher speeds but they certainly do not stop on a dime plus if you ever swerve or blow out a front tire you will wish you were going slower.
I've had to hard brake a few times in my Axis. Wow! I couldn't believe how well it stopped--well short of where I thought it would. (In none of those instances was I pulling anything, nor were they on the freeway.)

My F-Series were the same way (granted they are designed to pull a lot and thus will have oversized brakes).

Not using this as an excuse to go faster, just giving my experience with the E-Series chassis Axis. I'm sure the F-53 based campers are different beasts alltogether.

Usually, though, well go 70 or below for most of the trip as it does get noticeably noisier above 70.
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