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Old 01-04-2010, 03:17 PM
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What kind of mileage can you expect out of a 3500 dump truck ? I am thinking about buying a dump truck tp pull the rig next year what kind of mileage can you get out of a gas dump pulling a trailer? anyhelp would be great thanks.
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Old 01-04-2010, 03:45 PM
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I have a 2008 f350 and i get about 7-8 mpg depending on how much highway driving I do with a 6.5 x 12 tandem axle open trailer
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Old 01-04-2010, 05:40 PM
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Im going to say 7-10. Plan for the low end. I think dump trucks usually have gearing that keeps mileage really close empty or towing.
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Old 01-04-2010, 06:14 PM
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I have a 2008 f350 and i get about 7-8 mpg depending on how much highway driving I do with a 6.5 x 12 tandem axle open trailer
Thanks for the input thats what i have but its not a tandem
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Im going to say 7-10. Plan for the low end. I think dump trucks usually have gearing that keeps mileage really close empty or towing.
Ya i would hope to get around 10 atleast.
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Old 01-04-2010, 08:35 PM
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bumpp need more input.
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:09 PM
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:11 PM
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My 550 gets about 11
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:00 PM
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My 550 gets about 11
around town ? or just whenever do you pull a trailer.
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:22 PM
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on average, there's trailer behind it more than 60% of the time
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:26 PM
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We get about 8-10 on ours at work. We have a 350 and a 450.
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