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Old 07-27-2011, 09:00 PM   #31
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.....fps (feet per second), aka 62 MPH
love it!!
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:08 PM   #32
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I run 65 to 70 with mine. The air lifts it a little and I get better gas mileage and less trailer tire wear.
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:25 PM   #33
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MY LITTLE RANT Personally, I loved pulling at 55 back in the day. I still prefer to pull at lower speeds but I consider the fact that deliberately causing the flow of traffic to have to detour around me, especially when the traffic is congested and moving fast, is a hazardous and inconsiderate move on my part. In those circumstances I tuck in behind a corporate truck, or a mini-convoy that is not exceeding the speed limit, and just go with the flow. My attitude is that any driver, with or without trailer in tow, who deliberately creates a potentially hazardous condition either by driving too fast or too slow, is not a good driver. We need to share the road in a safe manner, we don't own the road.
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:30 PM   #34
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60 to 65 is nice and easy .....run with speed control all day if there are no hills at about 1600 RPM. 300 to 350 miles a day is plenty. Full time vacation...Every day is a Saturday and Every meal is a feast.
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:32 PM   #35
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I run 65 to 70 with mine. The air lifts it a little and I get better gas mileage and less trailer tire wear.
John.....Properly positioned wings and air foils...you could do better I'll bet.
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Old 07-27-2011, 10:15 PM   #36
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I tend to run 65 -68. It seems to hit the power band and shifts down less on the hills by going a little faster.
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:04 AM   #37
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60-63 in the slow lane, lt gives me power to speed up when needed. I am also on vacation with very precious cargo, my family!
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:54 AM   #38
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Normally I like to stay off of the interstates. I like to take the secondary routes so that I can see more of the real country side. I try to never get in a hurry while I am on vacation. I bought my trailer so that I could see the country and that is hard to do if you are crusing down the interstate worrying about traffic. If I have to hit the interstates then I stay around 60. But it is more fun on the back roads and you get to see a lot more with less stress.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:08 AM   #39
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Run abt 60. Got to see 2 cases of blown tire on our trip this summer and boy do blow outs make a mess. So I like to keep under 65.
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:23 AM   #40
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We are 55-60 mphers or flow of traffic as necessary. Tundra pulls our little 25 footer with ease, just concerned about the factory tires. A few trips ago on the way back from Gulf Shores, we we going 60+ and a F150 pulling a 30 ft camper blew by us going way too fast.30 minutes up the road we caught up to him, truck and trailer flipped, TT looked like match sticks. That was all I needed to see to justify our slower speeds!
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