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Old 09-12-2011, 10:36 PM   #11
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It feels that way sometimes. Seems like it takes longer to fill up than it does to run it dry.
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:37 PM   #12
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We recently returned from over 2000 miles towing through Colorado and New Mexico, over many high mountain passes. Our towing average was 11.8 mpg.
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:39 PM   #13
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Sandpiper 285RL, towed by a 2000 Ford-F350 7.3 Powerstroke SRW 4X4 35" tires, only taken on trip long enough to worry about calculating 1800 miles / 160ish gallons of diesel used showed about 10.5-11 MPG's
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Old 09-12-2011, 11:42 PM   #14
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:08 AM   #15
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2010 27vfk v-cross superlite and 2007 avalanche 1500 lt 4wd 5.3l and I think 342? gears (whatever is standard, not 410's) and we average a steady 9.8 to 10.2 mpg.
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:12 AM   #16
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Mountain towing I get 10-12 mpg. Prairie towing 12-14 mpg. If its windy, anywhere between 10-14. I have 6.0 L diesel. Try to keep speed between 60-65.
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:01 AM   #17
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:27 AM   #18
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13 to 15 flatland in overdrive and depending on wind, 10 to 13 mountain in fourth gear and depending on grade, never exceed 65mph
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:35 AM   #19
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10.5 to 11.5 mpg, depending on terrain and wind direction.
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Usally somewhere between 8-10 mpg unless i have a headwind. Then i just stay connected to a gasoline tanker truck and he follows me around so i dont have to stop.
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