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Old 10-15-2016, 05:31 PM   #11
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wrapperman we are in the same boat. Me my better half and three small dogs. They travel great and remind us when we need to stop and stretch our legs. Wife does not drive so I try to stop every 2 to 21/2 hours. We covered 14,000 last year. Will be closer to 8,000 this coming year.

Bobbyba how was the gas mileage? Am hopping that the 6 speed helps some.
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Old 10-15-2016, 09:36 PM   #12
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wrapperman we are in the same boat. Me my better half and three small dogs. They travel great and remind us when we need to stop and stretch our legs. Wife does not drive so I try to stop every 2 to 21/2 hours. We covered 14,000 last year. Will be closer to 8,000 this coming year.

Bobbyba how was the gas mileage? Am hopping that the 6 speed helps some.

WOW! You are definitely using your Georgetown.
I'm close to 50,000 miles and thought no one would be catching me soon.
But you may.

I also have a Lincoln MKX but will never tow it because of possible rock damage. I will keep my Fiat Pop and keep rolling.
You going to the Kerrville TX FROG rally next year?
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Mileage is between 8 and 9 with 4800# Enclave in tow. Seems to get better with every trip. Will report after 24th through 29th on trip from SC to AZ.
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Bobbyba

If your coming thru I20 there is a great rv park just west of Ft. worth believe exit 370 Believe Oak Creek RV Park, we have stayed there and would go back.. Don't know how your travel will take you.
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Old 10-16-2016, 08:40 AM   #15
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Iggy have not picked up the Georgetown yet. The distance is why we trade for the new coach. Wife wanted something bigger. We plan on 6500 to 8000 this year. The MKX tows well. I have not had any problems with damage. The wife wants her lincoln when we get to destination. Originally pulled a jeep wrangler two door. I think it is one of the best to tow.

Bobbyba that mileage is good. I hope to get as good. What speed to you usually cruise at? We are pulling an Lincoln MKX.
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Mileage is between 8 and 9 with 4800# Enclave in tow. Seems to get better with every trip. Will report after 24th through 29th on trip from SC to AZ.
A GT378, really?
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Old 10-16-2016, 09:44 AM   #17
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I wish that Ford would put the mileage computer chip in. It tells distance to empty now so it has and the information. It could also give you instant mileage so it would help select the best cruise speed. The MKX limits me to 65mph. so I usually run at 60MPH. Mileage in the last RV pulling was 7.5. Not pulling the MKX was 8.1. Put there was some mountain driving in that. That was also with the Ford 5 speed.
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I would confirm the ccc of the vehicle, both by its door tag and on the scales. I would do that for whatever RV I buy.

Recently I was a bit irritated to discover that the Dynamax Isata 5 had what I consider a very low ccc. I suppose it is ok if one is towing a boat for a weekend trip to the lake, but otherwise I would have to either tow a cargo trailer or a truck with sufficient payload capacity. - either would be a hassle.

So, for me, fitness for purpose needs to include sufficient ccc. For a 3 month trip I want to have upwards of 3,500 ccc available. The weight adds up faster than most people believe it does. The cost to buy a Dynamax Force that will give me the capacity I need is significantly more and I will still need to buy a vehicle to tow. So, now I'm reconsidering my class options within that higher price range.
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Mileage is between 8 and 9 with 4800# Enclave in tow. Seems to get better with every trip. Will report after 24th through 29th on trip from SC to AZ.
I expect 7mpg.
All V10 all get the same towing unless you drive 50-55 mph all the way to AZ which you may hit 8mpg.
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Iggy have not picked up the Georgetown yet. The distance is why we trade for the new coach. Wife wanted something bigger. We plan on 6500 to 8000 this year. The MKX tows well. I have not had any problems with damage. The wife wants her lincoln when we get to destination. Originally pulled a jeep wrangler two door. I think it is one of the best to tow.

Bobbyba that mileage is good. I hope to get as good. What speed to you usually cruise at? We are pulling an Lincoln MKX.
On good highway the engines sweet spot is about 63-64 mph and 2,200 rpm's.

But I usually do 65mph and in some cases 70mph. That is why I get such great gas mileage.
Now in California where the max speed for rigs towing it's 55mph and I get better mileage.
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