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Cross Country Trip with Travel Trailer

Just got back from a cross country trip with my F-250 6.4 and 9,700lb bumper pull travel trailer. California to North Carolina, then to Virginia, then to PA and back.Left April 27 got home June 8. Put on 7,045 miles. With the mods got between 12-13 MPG at 60 mph. Ran it for 1 day at 70 MPH down through Kansas and got 10-11 MPG. Truck ran great, used no oil or coolant, trailer not so good= bad tire and some other small fixable repairs...ran the mini max on mild for the best MPG's. tried all the other settings did not get the best MPG's. Just thought I wouls share this info.
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12-13 mpg with a 9700lb brick behind you is pretty damn good.

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Just got back from a cross country trip with my F-250 6.4 and 9,700lb bumper pull travel trailer. California to North Carolina, then to Virginia, then to PA and back.Left April 27 got home June 8. Put on 7,045 miles. With the mods got between 12-13 MPG at 60 mph. Ran it for 1 day at 70 MPH down through Kansas and got 10-11 MPG. Truck ran great, used no oil or coolant, trailer not so good= bad tire and some other small fixable repairs...ran the mini max on mild for the best MPG's. tried all the other settings did not get the best MPG's. Just thought I wouls share this info.
Thanks for the info. Which transmission tune did you use?

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Trans tune was the one that came with the mini max out of the box. I bought it this past april. I did notice that TC was locked in 4th gear under 50 mph on country roads with a 45 mph speed limit. I have no complaints what so ever on these mods and fuel. I also used Diesel Kleen on this trip, and it is true about picking up 1 MPG with it. Did 1 tank without the diesel kleen and seen the difference.
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Thats a pretty good trip. Nice mileage.

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