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Old 07-20-2011, 05:09 PM
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2006 powerstroke gets about 11-12 towing all around, and say 13-14 mixed highway and city empty(mostly in city)....and pure highway i would say 16,17 perhaps more if it is a long trip and i put some lucas in...gas gmc 6.0 vortec dump truck, forget it, 7 or 8 towing, 10 empty with the wind on its back,lol
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Old 07-21-2011, 01:36 AM
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You can tell who has flat ground and who is going up and down hills all day just by the mpg they post its never ending hills around here.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:12 PM
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15 towing 23 highway unloaded. 2005 2wd dodge stock. And thats hand calc not overhead thingy.
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Old 07-24-2011, 01:18 AM
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I have a 2008 cummins 3500 and my overhead usually shows about 7. That's pulling a 10000 pound machine a lot of the time. And I'm in southern bc and it's all straight up Nd straight down.
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