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Back from Dirty Diesel- results of towing
Left Sunday morning. Weather-####ty-rainy/snowy- bad head wind- lots of valleys and climbs of different grades. The weather got a little better as we went. Speed 75-80mph. Load-12,000lbs. Uphill 1000ft. 3.73 gear, 35" tires. 2100-2250rpm
First leg-8.5mpg canadian/ 7.11mpg american
Second leg-9mpg C/ 7.53mpg A
Third leg-9.5mpg C/ 8mpg A
Fourth leg-10.25mpg C/ 8.58mpg A
Average-9.18mpg C/ 7.7mpg A
Cruising at 75-80mph boost was 35-40psi/max-48psi(on climbs holding 75mph), ebp(absolute)-47-53psi/max-65psi.
Egt's-850-900f/max 1050f on climbs holding 75mph
On the way home was 15C and sunny, pulling trailer empty.
Averaged 12.75mpg canadian/ 10.7mpg american.