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Old 11-21-2015, 04:04 PM   #1
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Maximum safe wind speed for a Voltage?

Hi all Voltees - We're going to be towing thru some areas that they are saying could get high winds, around 20+. With my 20' TH I used to be wary as it was in these areas but this is in a new league, both length and height. What do you consider to be the maximum forecasted wind speed you would feel safe pulling thru?
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:46 PM   #2
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In March of 2014 I drove my new Voltage 350 miles home from the dealer in DFW with a 30 MPH cross wind gusting 50+. I just slowed down to 55 and even with the trucks going by me @ 75 it held the lane.
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Old 11-21-2015, 07:31 PM   #3
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You have a dually which helps a lot with stability. OTOH, you have a old dually that will be overloaded by a 3800. That can't help. If I were you, I'd be going slowly without wind.
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Old 11-21-2015, 09:10 PM   #4
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Been in some pretty severe crosswinds and both my 5th wheels handled it pretty well. Had some steady 30mph crosswinds in Idaho and hardly felt it. These things are very stable.
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Old 11-23-2015, 03:05 PM   #5
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I came back on Hwy 80 from Salt Lake City, the news put out warning that day, saw a truck with a RV Trailer on its side, slowed to 20mph and kept going, I Don't think its a good ideal to stop on the side of the road when that windy, the Large Semi Truck also slowed to 20 but we all kept going, I have a Dually and 43ft of Toy Hauler, the crosswind was pushing the Toy Hauler almost off the ground, so I say 40 to 50 mph crosswinds, I'm not going next time
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