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Posted: 05/30/22 04:57pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What the mile per gallon you get pulling the FW.I get 6-9 with a front strong wind.That the first time when I get so poor MPG.


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Strong head wind can make a huge difference. Typical drive over flat to rolling country with little wind at 70 mph my 2012 F350 6.7 would avg about 11. A little head wind would drop to 10. A lot of headwind down to about 9.

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70mph, some head wind and rolling hills towing a 5er getting 11. Not calling anyone a liar but speed kills.


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Over years of watching it, I found a cross wind is worse than straight-on head wind. Worse is front quarter, where pushing against front and side.

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Worst with present Dodge/Cummins was 9.9-10.2 mpgs (pencil figures) for 590 miles pulling my old very flat front profile square corners 11400 lb 5th wheel rv trailer.
We followed a large CO/TX/OK/KS thunder storm with 38-42 mph blow back head winds for that trip that lasted over 13 hours/590 miles till we made it home.

Worst ever was 4 mpgs in the late '70s using 460/454 with 4.10-4.56 gears carbureted big blocks one ton drw trucks pulling heavy GN flatdeck trailers. Gas stations had gas wars back then with 18-20 cents a gallon gas.


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We get 9 mpg pulling a 2019 Torque 371, 43' 17K GVW


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buc1980 wrote:

What the mile per gallon you get pulling the FW.I get 6-9 with a front strong wind.That the first time when I get so poor MPG.


6.2L gas or 6.7L diesel?


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As long as I behave and stay under 70, i'm at 11.0 -11.5...


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2005 F350, 6.0, Montana 3711FL, maybe 15,000lbs, get 9.5mpg.


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BB_TX wrote:

Strong head wind can make a huge difference. Typical drive over flat to rolling country with little wind at 70 mph my 2012 F350 6.7 would avg about 11. A little head wind would drop to 10. A lot of headwind down to about 9.


Wind makes a huge difference. When we had our old 7.3 F250 pulling 9k lb 5er. We had ranges from 7mpg to 16mpg
- 7mpg was into a 30mph headwind.
- 16mpg was with a 30mph tailwind.

Both were short days where we called it early.

Long term average with that truck was just shy of 13mpg.


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