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Old 03-15-2015, 02:34 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by GaryKD View Post
Hi Lancy,
If you would like to compare with me, here are my stats:
1. flat Interstate highway
2. cruise control engaged and travel at 60 MPH
3. no wind (to help or hurt)
4. total weight being moved is 37K lbs +/-
5. 10 year old coach with 99K miles
6. Cummins ISC 330 HP power plant
7. not too hot or cold

I average 7.9 to 8.4 MPG. This is confirmed with the Scan Gage and manual filling of the tank. All this being said, any of the above mentioned items can throw the MPG out the window.

If you can determine the environmental conditions are as stated and you travel at 60 MPH, one could compare my results with what you get. All things being equal, if you are considerably lighter than me, you should be at a higher MPG.
This is the honest truth.

Dennis & Carol
2003, 4006, 41' DutchStar, Spartan, ISC 8.3L W/BanksPower - 2013 Honda CRV, BlueOx Baseplate, Aventa Bar & Patriot Brake. And the 04 Bird, Sunshine Car.
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