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Cool Fuel consumption @ idle

Anyone know the approx. fuel consumption rate of our motors, stock, at idle? and at high idle, around 1200RPM?


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I would say about a gallon every 2 and a half to three hours. this is off of feel. not proof

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i got to lookin around on the net and in the neighborhood of a smidge over half a gallon an hr seems about what everyone is sayin.

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something like 2 qts an hour


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something like 2 qts an hour
Umm, that is equal to 1/2 gal.


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i got to lookin around on the net and in the neighborhood of a smidge over half a gallon an hr seems about what everyone is sayin.
1 hour of idle time is equivalent to 33 miles of driving !
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Umm, that is equal to 1/2 gal.
I realize this? Im confused here...


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Most road tractors only burn about a gallon per hour, I would think ours would burn less


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1 hour of idle time is equivalent to 33 miles of driving !
u get 66mpg

Typical cummins owner.


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