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Old 11-27-2014, 08:03 AM   #31
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I'm kinda surprised folks are pulling 9,000+ trailers with the Eco boost 3.0.
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Old 11-27-2014, 08:10 AM   #32
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I'll be curious to see how they survive the test of time after 100k or 10 yrs. Still an impressive motor
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Old 11-27-2014, 12:20 PM   #33
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For what it is worth, 2010 GMC Sierra, 4.8 engine 3:23 axle, towing 2013 Rockwood Minilite 2109S, UVW 3700 lbs. averaged 15 mpg running from Southern Ontario to Lancaster Pennsylvannia and return at mostly 55 mph. This included lots of hills on intestate 81.
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Old 11-27-2014, 12:45 PM   #34
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I'm kinda surprised folks are pulling 9,000+ trailers with the Eco boost 3.0.
Why? With the appropriate build you can easily top 2300lb in payload.
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Old 11-27-2014, 01:35 PM   #35
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If anyone is pulling with a Ford F150 V6 3.5 EcoBoost I would be interested in your MPG. I have a 2504s and am getting 9.5 to 10 MPG on flat roads in East Texas. I ordered a K&N intake system that I hope will help but any other tips you may have would be interesting. Thanks in advance for your time to read and or reply.
When towing mine varies but on average from 18litres/100km to 25/100km depending on driving conditions. Two years ago we traveled to smokies in Tennessee for two weeks and return. I have the F150 fx4 eco-boost, Rick had a new dodge ram lariat 1500, and Charlie had a Chevy 1500 6 litre (we all get along too). I don't know the axel ratings etc. on each.. I will say at each fill-up all were pretty much the same within a few buck each time, but no one of use was always lower. I think the difference is when not towing as long as you lay off the turbo.
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Old 11-27-2014, 02:28 PM   #36
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I average 17-18 mph with my 2012 ecoboost. I love it. But I am only towing a pop up less than 4k. But my truck is fully loaded with kids and crap. Love how quiet it is and how powerful and quick it is.


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Towing on flat land, no wind I get 12 with my 2013 fx4. Headwind, into the hills at 60mph, 7 mpg. Pulling a windjammer with 3.55 rear end.


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