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Old 01-10-2012, 10:02 PM   #1
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I am getting 18 mpg pulling my fiver

i am getting 18 mpg pulling my 36 foot fiver. 10 on the road and 8 in town.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:30 PM   #2
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Now that's an honest analysis!

By that measure I am getting 15 mpg in my motorhome. 7.5 there and 7.5 back!

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You must work for the government.
It sound like their kind of math.
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Old 01-11-2012, 02:26 AM   #4
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I was getting ~10 with my 33' 5er... until they changed to low sulfur diesel. Then, it dropped to a little over 8. This was towing at 72, where my motor got happy.
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You must work for the government.
It sound like their kind of math.
HaHaHa... You must work with the same branch of the government that I do. i.e. What type of formula did you use to get those results? - Oh we have not developed the formulas yet... (Uhhhhhhh)....

And back to the thread. I average 12mpg in the flat lands and 8mpg everywhere else... I get really good mileage going downhill, but it is harder on the brakes...
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That is the way to get good results for MPG. Use a gvment calculator. That means I am getting 45MPG on my new ( to me ) toad 1998 CRV. 20 city and 25 hwy. And for all pickers of nits, signature will keep old toad until I get it sold and I put new base plate put on CRV.

Great laugh to start my day. Thanks.

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I get 8.5 towing my honda behind my Tradewinds. Since that is two vehicles going down the road I guess I am getting 17 mpg.
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Putya one of them magnet thingies on the fuel line and you'll get twice that mileage. Where the heck is SeeJay? I just knew he would have something to say here.
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Ever try and add up all the mileage claims on all those adds to increase MPG. If you added all those items you'd have to start draining off fuel or at least never have to fuel up again.
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I get 139 MPG with my coach. That is for every ton of weight moved down the road.
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With our 32,000# DSDP pulling a Honda Ody either four down or on a dolly I see 14-16 mpg on the flats, but my average is around 8. The 14-16 is an instaneous readout on my VMSpc and really has no meaning.
A Cummions white paper says it takes 144,000 miles to establish a true MPG average.
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All those ads for "up to" XX MPG don't tell you that you have to do this, that and other things to get "up to" that MPG.

Same with HP for a cam, headers, intake, etc.
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Putya one of them magnet thingies on the fuel line and you'll get twice that mileage. Where the heck is SeeJay? I just knew he would have something to say here.
My brother put one on his truck and he is never wrong.
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Now that's an honest analysis!

By that measure I am getting 15 mpg in my motorhome. 7.5 there and 7.5 back!

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I got ya all beat. My computer says 256 mpg going down hill, and about 7 mpg going up hill. That adds up to 263 mpg
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