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Old 01-24-2010, 02:30 PM
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6.0 vortec?

What kind of gas mileage are you guys getting pulling mowers with the 6.0 vortec? Thanks
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Old 01-24-2010, 02:41 PM
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I'd expect 12, at best out of mine if I drove like a grandma on a sunday drive..
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Old 01-24-2010, 03:31 PM
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What kind of gas mileage are you guys getting pulling mowers with the 6.0 vortec? Thanks
Do a search on this...... more thread's on it then you can count .
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Old 01-25-2010, 08:11 PM
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yea, i'd say 9-11 towing.
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Old 01-25-2010, 08:23 PM
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11mpg towing 5K, 9mpg towing 8-9K. Cargo trailer adds more weight, and drag, so don't expect much better than 9-10mpg city/highway.
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:02 AM
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Man i really cant believe i want one of these engines... ha!
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:07 AM
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thanks guys...pretty much it sounds like if you have a 3/4 ton or 1 ton your just not gonna get good mpg...sucks but thats reality!
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:20 AM
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thanks guys...pretty much it sounds like if you have a 3/4 ton or 1 ton your just not gonna get good mpg...sucks but thats reality!
Uh, well yeah!

Its like getting 44s then complaining about road noise..

Its the nature of the beast!
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:24 AM
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I was down to 7.5 pulling my 16 foot lawn trailer empty down the interstate at 75. Was less then impressed to say the least. Get 11.5 or so in town without trailer. Definitely not a truck to buy for fuel economy.
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:29 AM
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I was down to 7.5 pulling my 16 foot lawn trailer empty down the interstate at 75. Was less then impressed to say the least. Get 11.5 or so in town without trailer. Definitely not a truck to buy for fuel economy.
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