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Old 07-20-2014, 09:19 PM   #1
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How many miles do you tow a day

Curious to see how many miles most of you drive when traveling on an RV trip to a destination? Do you do a marathon 600 or more miles a day? How fast do you tow?

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Old 07-20-2014, 09:24 PM   #2
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Curious to see how many miles most of you drive when traveling on an RV trip to a destination? Do you do a marathon 600 or more miles a day? How fast do you tow?

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200-250 max and 55-65 mph. Maybe stretch it to 1-1/4 tanks of gas (350 miles max).
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:24 PM   #3
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I generally try to stay at or near 8 hours in a day, but have gone much further. Coming back form Colorado we did about 16 hours in a single day. That was a little shy of 800 miles.
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We have (Pushed) 18 miles in (1) Day! Youroo!!
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I am not in any hurry to get to my destination so try to only travel 300 miles per day. Some days are shorter and other are longer. Plus when traveling across country will try to stay at a CG for 2 nights when going to a different time zone. When going from Ontario to British Columbia it is a distance of 3000 miles and we usually take 14 days to drive it. I try to keep my speed below 60 mph and when going over mountain passes will keep my RPM's below 3500. I am not going to make any new speed records but why should l put more stain on truck then needed. Most times we will get behind a semi and follow it up the mountains.
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Usually 400 miles with a max of 500 at speeds between 65 and 70.
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:33 PM   #7
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We plan our trips so we don't become uncomfortable or too tired. No more than 250 miles a day.
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We have (Pushed) 18 miles in (1) Day! Youroo!!
Dang, how long did it take you to get home? ha. that's funny.
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:37 PM   #9
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we usually drive 4-6 hours a day, sometimes we go 8-9 but not often. Mileage doesn't really matter, its time that gets to us. Towing mountain roads we go 45-60 and highway 65-75 ( Colorado speed limits)
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I am not in any hurry to get to my destination so try to only travel 300 miles per day. Some days are shorter and other are longer. Plus when traveling across country will try to stay at a CG for 2 nights when going to a different time zone. When going from Ontario to British Columbia it is a distance of 3000 miles and we usually take 14 days to drive it. I try to keep my speed below 60 mph and when going over mountain passes will keep my RPM's below 3500. I am not going to make any new speed records but why should l put more stain on truck then needed. Most times we will get behind a semi and follow it up the mountains.
I agree, I hear of some guys pulling 7% grades at 55 - 60 mph with throttle wide open, transmission at 230 deg. etc. It's the journey not the destination. Well not exactly but the journey is nice.
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