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Old 05-16-2011, 08:47 AM   #1
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Towing with E85 fuel

After checking with the Ford dealer service dept. I got the OK to tow using E85 fuel, MPGs average 9.5 -9.8, Doing both city and highway driving combined. I guess thats acceptable considering E85 costs 80 cents a gallon less than 87 octane.reg,unleaded..
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After checking with the Ford dealer service dept. I got the OK to tow using E85 fuel, MPGs average 9.5 -9.8, Doing both city and highway driving combined. I guess thats acceptable considering E85 costs 80 cents a gallon less than 87 octane.reg,unleaded..
That is definitwly good mpg. How much does your rig weigh?
What speeds?
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Iggy, I have NOT put the TT on a scale yet, dry weight says 6300lbs on sticker on front of TT. There is just the 2 0f us and a 11 lb pomeranian. i would guess weight of 7000-7500 ?? My highway/freeway speeds on that trip were 50-55 mph
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Iggy, I have NOT put the TT on a scale yet, dry weight says 6300lbs on sticker on front of TT. There is just the 2 0f us and a 11 lb pomeranian. i would guess weight of 7000-7500 ?? My highway/freeway speeds on that trip were 50-55 mph
For your trailer weight and speed you are within the ballpark. Great job.
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