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RE: Buy RV in USA & drive it down? Or after I arrive in Mexico?

Might be hard to find a good used MH. But if you would consider a Sprinter type vehicle there may be some Van converters.
moisheh 11/24/22 07:56am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Copper Canyon?

That area is infamous for cartel problems. Normally not a problem for tourists. You will need Mexican Insurance. Not a free zone so car and Motorhome permits are required. These days boondocking is not recommended. Personally, I would not travel to that area. Not the same a s driving down Highway 15. Here is the US travel advisory: Nuevo Casas Grandes Area (including Nuevo Casas Grandes, Casas Grandes, Mata Ortiz, Colonia Juarez, Colonia LeBaron, and Paquime): U.S. government employees may only travel to the Nuevo Casas Grandes area during daylight hours through the United States, entering Mexico at the Palomas U.S. Port of Entry on New Mexico Route 11 before connecting to Mexico Federal Highway 2, and subsequently Federal Highway 10, to Nuevo Casas Grandes. Employees are permitted to stay overnight in the cities of Nuevo Casas Grandes and Casas Grandes only. Keep in mind that often these advisories can be overprotective.
moisheh 11/22/22 08:52am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV Storage in Mexico City

If your roof is a "rubber" roof you will not easily find an experienced tech. You also may have trouble finding the material.
moisheh 11/04/22 08:49pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Baja California to Mazatlan

In Sonora all of the roads are in bad shape. 15 to HMO is mostly OK. The problem is all the rain. With heat the asphalt cracks. Water enters the cracks and lo and behold becomes a pothole. Because there is little or very poor maintenance that pothole grows. The mine road had potholes that were about 3 ft. by 3 ft.. HMO has streets that are not passable. Again, all the rain is the problem. 15 is mostly toll road. There is no excuse for improper maintenance. One should also consider that many states do not have Government weigh scales. Trucks are loaded according to the amount of space without considering weight.
moisheh 11/04/22 07:33am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Google Maps Toll Prices

Thanks Silversand
moisheh 11/01/22 05:30am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Google Maps Toll Prices

But this is an RV forum and car prices do not mean much. Dually trucks are considered 3 axles. A MH with a tag is considered 4 axles So a tag mh towing a regular truck may pay as 2 separate vehicles or they combine all the axles. I paid 200 pesos at the Nogales toll booth going south!
moisheh 10/30/22 08:03am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Starlink

Thanks rocmoc
moisheh 09/06/22 01:28pm RVing in Mexico and South America

To quote Pink Floyd: Is there anybody out there?? This forum has become dead!! I have been following what is happening with Starlink. I guess Musk was not getting inquiries from nations where income levels are low. So he reduced the prices. For Mexico here is no freight. About half the monthly cost compared to Canada. Equipment is also cheap. I know that some of the overlanders are using the service in Mexico. I imagine many of the permanent RV dwellers are using the service. Has anyone here tried it? Very fast. If you are an RV,r the prices are even lower. I am hoping they come up with an antenna that can be easily dis assembled or one that can be mounted permanently.
moisheh 09/05/22 02:52pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Los Algodones Mexico

No restaurand in Algadones will serve anything that makes you sick. Eat and enjoy.
moisheh 06/30/22 07:26pm Snowbirds
RE: BYO camper to South America - Pros and Cons?

Will you be shipping the truck and camper as a unit? If not I would be worried it could be damaged.
moisheh 06/25/22 02:10pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: RV's in Zihuatanejo

The post above has me wondering if many of the long time RV travelers have also decided to pass on Mexico. We have this discussion often Sometimes I feel we should give it a try. My wife is a definite no I think what is preventing me from going further south is the complete lack of any police or military forces to safeguard the public. I could expand but for now will remain silent.
moisheh 06/12/22 07:00am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Dentist in Mexico

You are in California. Many snowbirds go to Algadones,Mexico . Just over the border from Yuma You can park on the US side and walk across. We have never visited those dentists but thousands have done so and are pleased. Many of the dentists do exceptional work and have ultra modern facilities. Do some googling.
moisheh 05/15/22 06:39am Snowbirds
Nogales Northbound

We crossed at Mariposa this morning. When Northbound we always head to Nogales Centro and then take Colosio to the bus crossing. There used to be a problem with beams that stuck out over the roadway. Just the right height to damage an RV. They finally cut the beams. 20 minutes to cross. 15 had trucks backed up for a mile. Glad we took the bus route.
moisheh 04/25/22 08:07pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Best route

Talleyho. What a nice write up. You should publish a guide like the Churches.
moisheh 04/19/22 06:56pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Diesel shortages??

The fun never ends. Today they reinstated the subsidies on gasoline. Go figure!
moisheh 04/05/22 05:12pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Diesel shortages??

I am off to Hermosilo today and will check the one large Truck stop to see if they have diesel. Off topic but I have noticed the larger stations advertising that DEF is available. I also see a lot of new Mexican class 8 trucks with the little tank and a blue cap. That is the DEF Tank. Must be that ULSD is required.
moisheh 04/04/22 07:19am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Diesel shortages??

Apparently the independent stations are having trouble getting all fuels. They are imported in most cases and the cost is just too high for them to compete. AMLO has not issued any new permits for importing fuel. But Pemex can import. Crazy. Mexico is subsidizing fuel that Pemex imports. I think the USA is upset as this does not comply with the mew NAFTA.
moisheh 04/01/22 04:41pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Diesel shortages??
moisheh 03/29/22 12:50pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Diesel shortages??

I just read in El Imparcial th that sonoyta and Penasco are having trouble getting gasoline. Stay tuned for more problems.
moisheh 03/29/22 10:59am RVing in Mexico and South America
Diesel shortages?? This could cause difficulties for some travelers> hard to believe that Mexico imports at least half of all diesel.
moisheh 03/29/22 07:23am RVing in Mexico and South America
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