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I was driving up to Tennesse from North Caralina and had to Pass through the Smoky Mountains National Park. The truck work well while doing the great climbe on US 441. Max water temerature was 230DegF and the Fan only came on twice at 218DegF. Tha average Millage was 10MPG with my 5th wheel in tow. Coming down the truck kept the speed at posted speed while hardly having to press the brakes. The climb was about 15 miles and the descent was similar. While there were a few level spots along the way. Most clib up the top was at 7% grades
 

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That, cool. I did something like that 2 years ago while traveling through Idaho/Montana and Wyoming.
I crossed the Continental Divide like 3 times. What a trip. I sure love my truck at altitudes higher then home. Smokes like a train.
 

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I do enjoy mountain driving! A couple years ago we drove US Hwy 24 from Dowds Junction, CO, through Leadville, CO. It's called the "Top of The Rockies" highway and crosses the continental divide over the Tennessee Pass (10,424 ft. elev.) We were pulling a 32 foot fifth wheel weighing around 13,000 lbs. That was before I got the tuner and before the gauges were installed.
I met and married my wife in Colorado. I have to take her back once in a while to keep her from leaving me!! Somehow, the "mountains" of Louisiana (200 feet elev.) just don't cut it for her.
 

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When you said nearly mile high club I thought I better read this! :lol:
 

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hehe, I was thinkin the same thing Marty! I was expecting a "we got caught" thread. :hehe:
 
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