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post #1 of 2 Old 02-01-2011, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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7.3 Coasting Speed

Howdy Yall,
I've been wondering this for a while but just got around to posting it. How well do yalls trucks coast? Mine seems to lose speed pretty fast (not like braking though) if I let off the accelerator and just coast. In contrast, my girlfriends F150, the 30,000 lb bus I drive, and most other vehicles seem to coast forward very easily and not lose much speed. Is it just a side effect of such a large engine? Tires? I don't think my brakes are dragging either.

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post #2 of 2 Old 02-01-2011, 09:19 PM
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never paid it much attention. Yea, tire size, gearing will affect coasting....

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