UNEXPECTED ROAD TRIP TO FLORIDA WITH BRAND NEW TREMOR WITH 781 MILES ON HER

Iron Man

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Well I got the call that I've been dreading for a long time, from my mother. My dad who has been not doing well with his health and is in really bad shape. She said she thought I ought to know and might want to see him in case things get worse quickly. My mom makes light of everything, so to hear the concern in her voice and the faint cry, destroyed me. I have been speaking with my brother about how crappy my dad has been but now him being really bad is not what any son wants to hear.
I'm hoping to leave on Wednesday Night, right after rush hour traffic, maybe 6-7pm. I need to get my affairs in order first before we leave. IDK if I will be there for 10 days, a month, or longer. We were going to visit them around the end of January but they said don't come down because COVID is out of control here. We were planning on going down there right after Easter. Shoot, life never goes as planned. So Off to the Tampa Bay area. Its like 1350 miles one way from LI NY.
I will be going with my wife and our 3 Chihuahuas. It will be an adventure for sure. I always bring extra stuff as I aways want to be prepared for any and everything. I need to get those cleats for tie downs for the bed installed. I ordered a Dog hammock for the truck for travel. I need to buy some toats for storage and we are packing our suitcases for an extended visit. I'm so not prepared for this epic journey right now. I'm absolutley frazzeled.
Danny aka PapaRaptor and I have been emailing each other lately and he quit drinking for a while now, and tried to get me to quit. So Ash Wednesday I stopped. Its been 12 days as of yesterday and sadly hearing the faint cry of my mother and my brother crying on the phone pushed me to making a drink tonight. I was being tested and failed. I need to try to unwind.
So i will be making my way to Florida and now putting a nice amount of miles on my BEAST. I have 781 miles now since I did not want to get all the salt from the many snow storms we have had lately. I was getting that Carli Pintop 2.5 suspension and was not going to put any miles until its installed. But now I will be able to give a true review of the stock Tremor suspension and the Carli Pintop suspension. I do have a Platinum F350 TREMOR for this Journey. I just wish it was better circumstances.
Please include my dad and our family in your prayers. I will add him to the prayer thread when I'm down there and see exactly what is up. I do ask all of you to call your mom and dad if they are still alive and tell them how much you love them. Things always seem to come about when you least expect them.
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It’s a great road tripping truck, Donny. I picked mine up first week of December and I have almost 5k on it.

I bring a couple bottles of MotorCraft Cetane boost with me because I sometimes don’t trust fuel quality. You’re going to love the fuel economy if you can keep it below 85 (hard to do).

Sorry to hear about your Father, safe travels down there.
 
Sorry to hear of your father’s down turn Donny. Take the time and go spend it with him. Safe travels, and if you have to make that trip, at least now you can do it in your Tremor. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers, sending safe travel and well wishes. God speed Iron Man, and may he ride shotgun with you??
 
Tough to hear about your pops but glad you are able to make the trip so quickly. Don’t sweat the details man and focus on the big picture, getting you, your lady and the three pups down there safe so you can spend time with the old man!
 
It’s a great road tripping truck, Donny. I picked mine up first week of December and I have almost 5k on it.

I bring a couple bottles of MotorCraft Cetane boost with me because I sometimes don’t trust fuel quality. You’re going to love the fuel economy if you can keep it below 85 (hard to do).

Sorry to hear about your Father, safe travels down there.
Thanks my friend. I will pick up a couple of bottles for shits and giggles. I’ve been wanting to hit you up with some advice. It will have to be when I’m back OR if I need some advice on the road. Thanks again. ???????
 
Sorry to hear of your father’s down turn Donny. Take the time and go spend it with him. Safe travels, and if you have to make that trip, at least now you can do it in your Tremor. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers, sending safe travel and well wishes. God speed Iron Man, and may he ride shotgun with you??
Thanks my brother. ???????
 
Tough to hear about your pops but glad you are able to make the trip so quickly. Don’t sweat the details man and focus on the big picture, getting you, your lady and the three pups down there safe so you can spend time with the old man!
Thanks Muddzy. ???????
 
Good luck on your trip! Not the best of circumstances but make the most of it. Enjoy the ones you love...
Thanks Briski. ???????
 
Have a safe trip down, I'm sure the tremor will be up for the task. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
That’s Harzavk ???????
 
Safe journey and wishing the best for your family!
Thank you brother Rhines. I still want to try some of your wife’s cooking some day my friend. ???????
 
Well I got the call that I've been dreading for a long time, from my mother. My dad who has been not doing well with his health and is in really bad shape. She said she thought I ought to know and might want to see him in case things get worse quickly. My mom makes light of everything, so to hear the concern in her voice and the faint cry, destroyed me. I have been speaking with my brother about how crappy my dada has been but now him being really bad is not what any son wants to hear.
I'm hoping to leave on Wednesday Night, right after rush hour traffic, maybe 6-7pm. I need to get my affairs in order first before we leave. IDK if I will be there for 10 days, a month, or longer. We were going to visit them around the end of January but they said don't come down because COVID is out of control here. We were planning on going down there right after Easter. Shoot, life never goes as planned. So Off to the Tampa Bay area. Its like 1350 miles one way from LI NY.
I will be going with my wife and our 3 Chihuahuas. It will be an adventure for sure. I always bring extra stuff as I aways want to be prepared for any and everything. I need to get those cleats for tie downs for the bed installed. I ordered a Dog hammock for the truck for travel. I need to buy some toats for storage and we are packing our suitcases for an extended visit. I'm so not prepared for this epic journey right now. I'm absolutley frazzeled.
Danny aka PapaRaptor and I have been emailing each other lately and he quit drinking for a while now, and tried to get me to quit. So Ash Wednesday I stopped. Its been 12 days as of yesterday and sadly hearing the faint cry of my mother and my brother crying on the phone pushed me to making a drink tonight. I was being tested and failed. I need to try to unwind.
So i will be making my way to Florida and now putting a nice amount of miles on my BEAST. I have 781 miles now since I did not want to get all the salt from the many snow storms we have had lately. I was getting that Carli Pintop 2.5 suspension and was not going to put any miles until its installed. But now I will be able to give a true review of the stock Tremor suspension and the Carli Pintop suspension. I do have a Platinum F350 TREMOR for this Journey. I just wish it was better circumstances.
Please include my dad and our family in your prayers. I will add him to the prayer thread when I'm down there and see exactly what is up. I do ask all of you to call your mom and dad if they are still alive and tell them how much you love them. Things always seem to come about when you least expect them.
Donny Details
God be with you Brother,
 
Well I got the call that I've been dreading for a long time, from my mother. My dad who has been not doing well with his health and is in really bad shape. She said she thought I ought to know and might want to see him in case things get worse quickly. My mom makes light of everything, so to hear the concern in her voice and the faint cry, destroyed me. I have been speaking with my brother about how crappy my dada has been but now him being really bad is not what any son wants to hear.
I'm hoping to leave on Wednesday Night, right after rush hour traffic, maybe 6-7pm. I need to get my affairs in order first before we leave. IDK if I will be there for 10 days, a month, or longer. We were going to visit them around the end of January but they said don't come down because COVID is out of control here. We were planning on going down there right after Easter. Shoot, life never goes as planned. So Off to the Tampa Bay area. Its like 1350 miles one way from LI NY.
I will be going with my wife and our 3 Chihuahuas. It will be an adventure for sure. I always bring extra stuff as I aways want to be prepared for any and everything. I need to get those cleats for tie downs for the bed installed. I ordered a Dog hammock for the truck for travel. I need to buy some toats for storage and we are packing our suitcases for an extended visit. I'm so not prepared for this epic journey right now. I'm absolutley frazzeled.
Danny aka PapaRaptor and I have been emailing each other lately and he quit drinking for a while now, and tried to get me to quit. So Ash Wednesday I stopped. Its been 12 days as of yesterday and sadly hearing the faint cry of my mother and my brother crying on the phone pushed me to making a drink tonight. I was being tested and failed. I need to try to unwind.
So i will be making my way to Florida and now putting a nice amount of miles on my BEAST. I have 781 miles now since I did not want to get all the salt from the many snow storms we have had lately. I was getting that Carli Pintop 2.5 suspension and was not going to put any miles until its installed. But now I will be able to give a true review of the stock Tremor suspension and the Carli Pintop suspension. I do have a Platinum F350 TREMOR for this Journey. I just wish it was better circumstances.
Please include my dad and our family in your prayers. I will add him to the prayer thread when I'm down there and see exactly what is up. I do ask all of you to call your mom and dad if they are still alive and tell them how much you love them. Things always seem to come about when you least expect them.
Donny Details
Please drive safely and we will be praying ?for you and your family. God Bless you
 
Your family is definitely in our prayers. I wish the best for your dad. Be careful brother. I just made a 1200 mile trip one way to KEY LARGO. Drove all the way thru down and back with only stopping for fuel. Pulling a 20’ trailer with 8k lbs. You should be fine just take your time. Once I crossed into Florida from Georgia it was like the crazies were on the road. It was crazy. Good luck and GOD Bless you father my friend.
 
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