Wow! Cool forum. Let me start with I am planning on moving to Oregon in the near future to start a whole new life..this one is kind of done. Well, anyway, I've traveled from So. California to Florida and back in my Tahoe which did great for 3k miles. I have 131k on it and I've just started replacing things that wear out over time and use. Biggest thing was the manifold..but that's taken care of. Nothing happened on Highway 10 west or east. Saw some beautiful country out there..actually drove it 4 times. First 3 were in my 1990 Dodge Ram 1500 Extended Cab with over 192k on it. Sold it in Florida with 215k (it was still running like new) and did the trip with the Tahoe. I'd sure love to get a 2005 though. That is NOT going to happen unless some sweet guy wants to give me one...or I win the lotto! I drove it alone with the exception of my 7 y.o. Golden Retreiver. WishI could post pics of the road...can I? Don't see a download for it. Of course living in So. California you go to all the usual places..and try to find new ones. But, I'm planning on moving with the Tahoe to Portland area for a much slower paced life. California is now wayyyyyyyy to overpopulated with traffic and the human rat race. Sometimes you just can't catch your breath! Driving thru Arizona, New Mex., Texas, Lousiana, Alabama,...all those lower states was awesome.