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Old 05-29-2011, 09:06 PM
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Just back from a 1635 mile trip, mostly interstate. Averaged 16.75 all around. Not bad, driving 75-80 miles an hour. Good luck Doug
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Thats sounds like a good average.
I just went on a 400 mile trip yesterday all highways and back roads, and I averaged 17mpg thats the best I have ever got.
Oh yea I'm running 3:92 rear gears.
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Just returned from a 350 mile trip loaded and towing. 9 mpg. 3:92 gears.
Will swap out for 4:56's ASAP.
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I just did a 340 mile round trip to Baton Rouge and back. Averaged mid 19MPG, going between 55-75 for most of the trip. FWIW, Bayou Country Superfest was pretty fun this past Saturday. I'm a new fan of Luke Bryan.
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I'm headed to Atlanta, Ga at the end of July... guess that I'll find out what I'm doing in the mileage department then. Last year when we went down to N'awlins I got around 21-23 MPG 90% hiway running 70-80.

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I just did a 400 mile trip on the oregon coast to eugene and back. 20.3 going and 19.0 coming back. The short time I was on the interstate it really went down when I was going 70.
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I did a 400 mile and 200 mile. Got around 17mpg both times running 75-85. 95% interstate
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Just returned from a 350 mile trip loaded and towing. 9 mpg. 3:92 gears.
Will swap out for 4:56's ASAP.
456s will help but im thinking wont ya get 9mpgs hwy not towing w/ 4.56s?
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500 mile trip on Saturday and I got 18.6. I got 20.3 for half the trip on the way to Omaha, but driving around town, stopped and idling to help guy who totaled his car on the highway, and a heavy foot on the way home dropped me for the total trip.

I even managed 17.6 for 350 miles in the wind on Memorial Day, some of the gusts were over 50mph according to the weather channel.

Average speed for both trips was 70-80.
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