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post #21 of 24 Old 04-05-2015, 09:41 PM
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Trying my first tow on monday , took it just down the road 10mins to a cat scale , 26 haulmark enclose trailer with 1966 nova , wt 7400 lbs and with truck GVW was 14400 lbs , mpg was reading only 9-10mpg , going to guelph about 3 hr drive to get some work done on car and will be all highways so will see how temps read and gear - tranny shifting and mpg , will post results later
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Towing went well mpg reading about 11-12 most level roads ,min wind , stay in 7th gear ,water 210F tranny 165F oil temp 212F power was good no issue at 60-65 mph I only wish i had upgrades tire a bit could feel some bit of tire roll other than that motor and truck did good job
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Towing went well mpg reading about 11-12 most level roads ,min wind , stay in 7th gear ,water 210F tranny 165F oil temp 212F power was good no issue at 60-65 mph I only wish i had upgrades tire a bit could feel some bit of tire roll other than that motor and truck did good job
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I have the Hemi w/3.92 6 speed and rated to pull 10,300 with towing package. I pulled a 9,000 pound travel trailer with no problems at all. Even though the ECOdiesel isn't rated to pull 10K, I would agree that it should have no problems at all.
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