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Old 03-23-2015, 10:55 AM   #1
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How fast do you drive your GAS rv ?

what is your cruise speed....???

since we have had our new coach,,... we never have passed a gas powered coach...

all my gas coach's I cruised at 70 to 75 mph..in fact I used to cry when I went to cali cause the 55 mph pulling trailers... I used to set the cruise at 60-62 . to not get stopped...

our new coach is spooky pulling the trailer at 70... only once and we now stay at 60-62 max...

I even put an over drive on our gas rig to be able 77-80 with out speed sensor kicking in
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Old 03-23-2015, 11:31 AM   #2
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We avg a comfortable 60 - 65. Occasionally if the road is good and no traffic I'll do 70, but anything over that it gets a little squirrely. I like to keep it on a good speed to help with the MPG as well.
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Normally around 60. Not in a hurry since I retired.
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Normally around 60. Not in a hurry since I retired.
X2

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Normally between 65-68. Will notch it up for passing. Most other mh's seem to pass me by which is fine with me.
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X3 on the 60mph, and not being in a hurry. As an aside. Also important to check tire speed ratings.
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Between 62-65 seems to be the sweet spot for us to get optimal mileage, towing or not.

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X4 got no place to get to fast.

Edit: age: until May, 60.
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60-65... I set the cruise control to give my throttle foot a break and fall into the slow lane if traffic allows
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My excursion seems to drive fine 65-70 without a trailer on flat roads. Guess I'll know more in a week or two towing my Murano. I'm perfectly happy chugging along at 65 where the speed limit is 70.

I did hit 75 a couple of times over the weekend and it didn't seem to be a problem. If I recall the tach was a bit north of 2 grand at that speed. Reduced fuel mileage and increased braking distance were the result.
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58 - 62. I'm in no hurry to get anywhere when we are in the MH.
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My excursion seems to drive fine 65-70 without a trailer on flat roads. Guess I'll know more in a week or two towing my Murano. I'm perfectly happy chugging along at 65 where the speed limit is 70.

I did hit 75 a couple of times over the weekend and it didn't seem to be a problem. If I recall the tach was a bit north of 2 grand at that speed. Reduced fuel mileage and increased braking distance were the result.
it think at 75 you'd be pushing...3000... mabe your tach is bad....

you have a dp.. though... thread is gas..lol..jk have a great trip
you need to do a vegas trip
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maybe I should have put age and speed.... seems once you hit 65 you have no where to go and don't care when you get there ....

I'm only 62
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I set the cruise control at 62. It seems to be happy at that speed.
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