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Old 07-02-2013, 04:21 PM   #121
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Decided to forget the 3/4 ton truck and go for gas mileage. 4 cyl 6 speed auto. Gets 33 not pulling, we will see going to Goshen.

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Old 07-02-2013, 05:07 PM   #122
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Decided to forget the 3/4 ton truck and go for gas mileage. 4 cyl 6 speed auto. Gets 33 not pulling, we will see going to Goshen.
Lol, you must have a good hitch!
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Old 07-02-2013, 05:16 PM   #123
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:51 AM   #124
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We just got back from the Gulf Shores 1800 miles round trip and averaged 10.2 mpg. our second long trip with the new truck averaged 9.8 mpg on our Washington DC trip.
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:16 AM   #125
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Really.........
Ya and I am sure the Lie-O-Meter cannot even come up with a fish tale that big. We just did 4300 miles down through Tennessee and up to Indianapolis and home averaging 8.8 hand calculated MPG using the cruise in manual mode at 62 miles per hour. We weighed in at a tad over 17k GCWR.
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:21 AM   #126
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Ya and I am sure the Lie-O-Meter cannot even come up with a fish tale that big. We just did 4300 miles down through Tennessee and up to Indianapolis and home averaging 8.8 hand calculated MPG using the cruise in manual mode at 62 miles per hour. We weighed in at a tad over 17k GCWR.
That's pretty good for an S-10 Chevy!
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Old 07-13-2013, 12:15 PM   #127
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Our rig 15k-15.5k GCW 56-58 mph 5 er....no tow haul going to fla via 95
no wind other than self created 12 mpg......with tow haul 10 mpg....in eastern mtns almost always tow haul 10 mpg..since we only drive 50-150 miles when travel....doesn t seem too bad....usually take one to two weeks to get from nc to n fla....
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:34 PM   #128
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hand calc 12.0 for a 400 mile trip sitting at 65mph weights in at 19.8K combined, with the A/C running and 92 degree heat trans temp never saw 200 and 210 with the engine. got to like a deep trans pan
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Last trip, worst 6.3mpg in a heck of a headwind in Kansas, best 10.5 for two tanks. Averaged around 8-9mpg most fill ups.
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Last trip, worst 6.3mpg in a heck of a headwind in Kansas, best 10.5 for two tanks. Averaged around 8-9mpg most fill ups.
Exact same I see with my tundra. But it pulls so well I can't complain to much.
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