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Old 03-21-2014, 05:16 AM   #43
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Another advantage of the SilverLeaf system is the ability to capture malfunction codes, explain exactly what components are involved and go back to all the readings when it occurred so you can diagnose the problem and possibly devise a bandaid fix to get back to the hangar.
I think that is one of the best features......would be the check engine light and it's cause.
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:18 AM   #44
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I budget 7 MPG with my Aspire with a 400hp Cummins ISL. I drive around 23,000 miles a year on average, and I would love a 200 gallon tank since most of my trips are 1000 mile 18 hour drives. If I didnt need every square inch of storage space, I would throw a 50gallon aux tank in a bay.
Will the bay (basement area) support a 50 gallon aux tank? Is it too heavy? its an easy purchase in Amazon and not that tricky to install a switched fuel pump transfer.
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I have run silverleaf for years. I purchased a 10” tablet that has a usb connector as that is very important. My tablet is a walkinbook that you can get on amazon cheap. It is a 10.1” tablet / laptop combo. The keyboard pops off.

It is connected 100% of the time. I put mine over the ac vent by the drivers window which works great

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Added the picture twice :banghead
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The engine is NOT running that’s is why everything shows 0 and why you see the ??
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Hand calculated, every single gallon since I bought it, I get 7 MPG on my 2015 Anthem, including all Aqua-Hot & Generator usage. I get 8-8.5 when driving. I have gotten 1100 miles on one tank... once. But I got 137 gallons in the tank... I was running on fuel vapor and took it easy and had a 1000 mile tailwind and didn't stop.

I am completely satisfied with range on the 150 gal tank. I would also prefer 200 gallons for a better ability to 'tanker' cheaper diesel when found.

If I'm towing heavy, which I definitely have done, I've gotten as low as 6 MPG. But that's hauling 25,000lbs uphill, against the wind, WOT the whole time.

I have to really say, I'm completely thrilled and satisfied with the 450HP Cummins. It's not a race RV, but it'll go 95 MPH downhill and I'll tell you one thing.... that's fast enough for me!
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I got a 16 CS with 60,000 miles, I average 6.5 for all those miles with aqua hot and gen, with 200 plus hrs. I once did speed run in Tx at speeds in excess of 85 and fuel went down to 5 mph, no more. I tow a half ton dodge and run about 3-5 over limit.
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It's not a race RV, but it'll go 95 MPH downhill and I'll tell you one thing.... that's fast enough for me!
On tires that are only rated for about 80 ..... it better be !!
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