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Old 02-12-2011, 07:53 AM   #29
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Down hill (Epically steep hills) not really.. I'll let it run throttle closed till it gets scary than I brake it down with Grade Brake on.

Level/up-hill 55-60 MPH. over 60 the MPG's drop like a rock in free fall.
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63 mph is the sweet spot ,I like the back roads.
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Old 02-12-2011, 08:27 AM   #31
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I like the 62-65 range on the interstates as the faster ones pass and sometimes I catch a slower vehicle for the most part I am in my comfort zone and as someone said I get to see what the others missed.
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:07 AM   #32
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I like to cruise at between 98 and 102.
I assume you are Canadian?
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:13 AM   #33
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I run between 55 and 65. The TT tires are rated to not surpass 65, so I usually stay under that. Also, the fuel economy is best at 60. I like the back roads also. If I'm on a two lane and trafic is behind me, I always pull over to let them by when it is safe to do so. I haven't had too many irate drivers following me.
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2200 RPM seems to be my sweet spot - usually run with the trucks about 65 - 67. To me too slow is as bad as to fast - if you're not in an accident you may be the one to cause it. Go with the flow.
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We usually do 58 to 60 with the cruise control on expressways and probably a little slower on 2 lanes and back roads. We are rarely in a hurry and frequently don't know where we are going to stop. I think this is good for milage and also safer.
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To me too slow is as bad as to fast - if you're not in an accident you may be the one to cause it. Go with the flow.
That's the logical I always love to hear, how if someone else decides to drive recklessly because they have no regard for laws or driving safety and causes an accident, you are somehow supposed to feel guilt or fault for their driving behavior.

Last I checked, I hadn't mastered the ability to get into other people's minds and control their bodies at the wheel, or teleport into their vehicle and make them do anything.

If they cause an accident, then THEY caused the accident, they were at the wheel of the vehicle, they made the decision. Any innocents they hurt by their choices and behavior is still their fault.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:47 PM   #37
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60 to 63. Relaxing and I can get up to 11MPG. Please, someone tell me why I always seem to be the slowest coach/5r/tt on the road. I'm going along at my "happy rate" and I'll see another RV in my rear view mirror a half mile back, black smoke rolling, and in a few minutes they go screaming by at 80 per. Then they cut in, nearly removing my front cap and slow down. ??

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Old 02-12-2011, 05:07 PM   #38
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55 to 60... engine seems to like 58 and that's fine by me I'm not in a hurry.
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My F350 V10 likes 2000-2100 rpm. Bobtail, that's ~70. In tow mode it likes the same, but I don't so it's about 60- 62 and occasionally a wee bit higher. I have been passed by various MH's and vehicles pulling TTs and 5ers that are WAY above where I'm comfortable. Go for it!!!!!!!!!!
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60 to 65. Usually closer to 60.
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2200 RPM seems to be my sweet spot - usually run with the trucks about 65 - 67. To me too slow is as bad as to fast - if you're not in an accident you may be the one to cause it. Go with the flow.
Wow, Out west, where we spend a lot of time, the trucks are rolling 75-80. Hopefully you're not trying to stay with them in order to not cause an accident.
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Not really, we just tend to go with the flow
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