Originally Posted by johnnypal
The coach rode and handeled well but I noticed that the tach was reading 200 rpm higher than my 11 378 at 60mph. The salesman told me that the axle ratio was higher because we were on a 24000 pound chassis. I was concerned that the higher ratio was going to cause lower mpg. The coach was made a lot heavier with its ceramic tile floor and residential refer.The DW did'nt like having the TV on the kitchen counter so I guess we will have to stay with our hard to beat 378 for a while yet.
Both the 24,000 and the 26,000 lb chassis have the same rear axle ration. 6.17
Maybe you were in tow haul mode? That would increase rpms