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hours on truck = how many miles???

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by milo, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. milo

    milo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,304

    anyone have a hour meter on there truck??? i know some newer gmc and chevys have hour meters on odometer and was wondering what true miles = hours on truck.. in the real world of traffic and lights 60 miles does not equal 1 hour..
    from what i get on my gps i think its like 30 miles in a hour on a truck. but i would like to hear from people with true hour meters and hear hours and miles on trucks..
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2009
  2. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    52,800 miles. 2075 hrs. equals 25.4 miles per hour average. On the pick up. No idea what's on the dump I haven't been in it to check in months lol
  3. Dirt Digger2

    Dirt Digger2 LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,396

    16,000 miles and 490 hours = 32.7 miles per hour on my Dodge Cummins
  4. milo

    milo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,304

    this is great info
  5. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    83,800 miles
    3,722 hours
    = 22.5 miles per hour

    What that tells... My truck has been driven on short trips, in town, most of it's life. A lot of ideling to warm up in the cold, a ton of stop and go traffic. Of course the truck is a 2000 model, and still looks and runs like NEW, but the engine has racked up some hours for sure.

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