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I'm pulling a 14000# 5th wheel and getting 9mpg while friends with Dodge Cummings and GM duramax claim they get 14mpg pulling the same load. I only get about 17mpg empty. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 4 Old 09-13-2009, 07:49 PM
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your mileage sounds about right for a 6.0 I get 10-11 mpg pulling a 9000lb 30ft fifth wheel, piggy backing 9000lb fifth and 4000lb 16ft flatbed I get 9-10 mpg empty on the highway I get 17-18 mpg

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Those cummins and d-maxs are prolly stretchin the truth a lil..... i think your doiin fine... i get 18-19 empty and about 10 with 10k load (40ft enclosed gooseneck)

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Those cummins and d-maxs are prolly stretchin the truth a lil..... i think your doiin fine... i get 18-19 empty and about 10 with 10k load (40ft enclosed gooseneck)
I agree my neighbor has a 07 6.7 cummins he pulls a 7500lb 28ft fifth wheel he says he lucky to get 12mpg pulling and 18-20 empty

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