what vehicle do you use?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by KingMoneyNYC, May 27, 2008.

  1. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    I run a 1999 Mitsi, 135 HP, auto, 10' dump, locker, 8' Meyer, 1.5 yard SS electric sander. I adveraged 13.5 mpg for 2007.
  2. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    I would be very skeptical of 25mpg. My isuzu box truck gets 12mpg.
  3. genesis215

    genesis215 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    How about the '87-'01 Jeep Cherokee w. the 4.0L Inline-6? They have alot of HP and torque (190 HP, 225 ft. lbs. torque), and they last a long time. Only get the manual transmission though. The automatic transmissions are bad. My friend had one, and he pulled a 16' trailer with it, and it did very well, and also got over 20 mpg.
  4. Mark13

    Mark13 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 178

    My sister has a 96 grand cherokee with the 4.0 and the auto. Averages about 16mpg according to the computer on it without towing anything. I've never checked it by hand or towed anything more then one atv with it to see.
  5. TandM

    TandM LawnSite Senior Member
    from south
    Messages: 772

    I will trade you 13 mpg's any day. How do like 8 in my stump pullin dodge (440 Big Block Gas sucker)
  6. k911lowe

    k911lowe LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    you got that right.i have a 92 chev 2500 and a 2001 f150 and a 78 f250 flatbed and 2 trailers.i aim to keep them until one of us dies.
  7. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    I have a 93 GMC, 350, same thing. Don't drive it unless its very necessary.

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