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BarabooBob

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Posted: 07/04/18 04:51pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

On my recent trip through the east, I used my selective shift option on almost every descent in the mountains. I just downshifted and let the ecoboost slow me down. I personally don't think the littley turbo does as good of a job as a 5.4 l V8 but I didn't have to use the brakes much. Never had to use the brakes for more than a couple of seconds.


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Posted: 07/04/18 05:00pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Easy drive. Just don't expect to go 60+ mph the entire way. Allow some extra time and enjoy the journey.


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Posted: 07/05/18 08:23pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

You will be fine with that setup. I just got back from that location a couple days ago. Spent 5 nights in a national forest campground up there (tie flume). Just be sure to take 14 toward shell and Greybull. You don't want Alt 14 toward Lovell, that is a 10% grade. Be prepared for long construction delays. We sat for 30 minutes while they ground down the existing asphalt. I had to use second gear going up and came down in 3 with the truck and trailer in my signature. Been going there for 20+ years. My families favorite place to camp


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Posted: 07/12/18 09:35pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My favorite place in the WORLD! yes as stated youll be fine just follow the recommendations have one at Bear Lodge For me!


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Posted: 07/13/18 03:44pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Rt 14 is fine, just don't confuse this with Alt 14 which is not good in any kind of TT (very steep). Enjoy the view, it's stunning!

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