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Old 10-17-2012, 05:09 AM   #15
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From Kentucky to Texas you're going downhill, so you will get a little better mpg going there than getting back

Really, you have the same setup as me with a carb'd 460 and C6 3-speed tranny. I got 6.5 mpg last trip of 400 miles. Keep it down around 55 mph and dont pass people ..
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Old 10-17-2012, 08:04 AM   #16
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It has been stated over and over the faster you drive the more fuel you use. Slow down and enjoy the scenery and go a little farther on a gallon of gas.
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I use to own a 1989 32' Bounder I averaged between 5 and 6 m.p.g. Have fun.
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:22 AM   #18
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I get 7 MPG on regular gas but recently was advised to upgrade the gas from regula to 92 octain to stop a check engine light coming on while towing a toad. The dealer said my 8.1 needed more help so I upgraded the octain to 92. I have used a 1/2 tankful so far and no check engine light returned...keeping my fingers crossed. I also bought a code reader so I dont need someone to read my codes or clear them.
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:00 PM   #19
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Yea takeing a trip means takeing your time an enjoy all the views you can huh,,
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