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Old 11-08-2013, 10:08 PM   #31
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I was told by the dealer that my truck ( 2 wheel drive) is rated for 10,400 tow so I must have the 3.92:1. I do recall them saying I had a up graded rear ratio. My wheels are 20". I had told them the reson for the truck was to tow a camper. when I am at 70 mi per HR, the RPM are UNDER 2000 with just me and my truck no tow. That gave me 20.1 Mi to the GL. I hope if I pull a 233S it will be around 15 on the interstate. I have the hemi 5.7 V 8

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Old 11-08-2013, 10:59 PM   #32
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forget getting 15mpg towing a travel trailer.
normal range for a gas engine towing a travel trailer, is 9-11mpg. it's the air resistance more than the weight, that affects gas mileage.
15mpg would be towing a popup.

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Old 11-08-2013, 11:05 PM   #33
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15 mpg is pretty optimistic .

I'm with bikendan 9-11 tops

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Old 11-08-2013, 11:07 PM   #34
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sad news but true i guess
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Old 11-09-2013, 07:44 AM   #35
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Ha. Welcome to my world! I was lured in by all of the reports of great fuel mileage and haven't come anywhere close. BUT- we're still lucky/blessed, if you will, to have the truck and camper and be able to go places together. MPG be danged! Get out and have fun.
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Old 11-09-2013, 01:18 PM   #36
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We pull ours with WAY more truck than is needed. Our gas mileage is on par (bad) with the rest.

I don't remember the exact number we paid for our 2012.5 model (bought in the fall of 2011), but it was in the area of $18,000. That was with almost every upgrade added on. We found the best price from House of Camping in Bridgeview (Illinois). George was awesome to work with and made it worth our while to drive from AZ to Chicago to get it.
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Old 11-09-2013, 04:06 PM   #37
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15 is VERY optimistic, you will be lucky to get 10 towing a TT with a gas engine. As for price not sure we're you are located but try Rv wholesaler in Ohio probably have best price on Roos around then you can see how much local dealer will flex.

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