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Old 05-19-2013, 07:50 PM
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Uhh, you mean 31' Everlight?
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Uhh, you mean 31' Everlight?
I would imagine so, otherwise the longest and heaviest 21 TT I have seen. Still nice looking set-up.
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Oops... I'm a much better camper than typist

Yep it's a 31 DS.
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Are you certain that trailer is only 21 ft. Looks closer to 31 ft to me. Still, it's sweet rig. Both truck and trailer.
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I think that's a 31 footer....
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I am running a toy hauler Sandstorm 203 about 24' long and the truck seems to run ok but, dam the gas mileage is only about 8 to 10 mpg. Does any one do much better?? I have 3.55 diff. The average RPM is about 2300 at 65 miles per hour
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That's about what I get when I tow.
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Alot of the MPG drop is due to aerodynamic drag of larger trailers with big frontal mass.
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I am running a toy hauler Sandstorm 203 about 24' long and the truck seems to run ok but, dam the gas mileage is only about 8 to 10 mpg. Does any one do much better?? I have 3.55 diff. The average RPM is about 2300 at 65 miles per hour
25000 miles towing my 7500# trailer I have averaged 9.3 MPG. Same 3.55"s and hemi. No problems pulling the highest passes- I live in Colorado. Hook a diesel on this trailer and it would do 12 MPG. The diesel option is $7800.00 so I can buy a lot of additional fuel for the additional milage of a diesel.
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Thanks for the reply I kinda feel a bit better that I'm not the only one with a gas gobbler when pulling the trailer.
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