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Old 05-11-2019, 10:30 AM   #41
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I keep track of how much fuel I use towing by cost per hour. 2 years ago I was around $20 /hr. Now I am $ 25 to 26 thanks to our carbon tax and low oil prices. That's a whole different story, don't get me started. Lol. I don't worry about the cost of fuel it is just more curiosity than anything. I tow a 2015 210uds 4000 lb dry weight with a 2014 Silverado with a 9100 lb towing capacity. The biggest factor is wind resistance like mentioned before. Weight just adds to it. Silverado
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Old 05-11-2019, 10:54 AM   #42
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Well, yeah! Duh! Ford!!!!!! Lol ... Don't mind me I've had my wine. And don't let the 60 mph rating slow you down, go to West Texas and go 85 like I do

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You pull running 85 MPH?

You do most factory mounted camper tires have a speed rating of 65 MPH.

Obviously you have replaced the factory camper tires with Goodyear Endurance or Maxxis that are speed rated accordingly. ?
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We pull our 189FBS with a '08 Tundra SR5 w/tow pkg. 5.7L.

I thought we would do better on our recent trip from Saskatoon, SK to Jasper, AB (1800km) on fuel than we did, but we avg'd right around 10-11 mpg. Not great, but Tundra's are generally pretty heavy on fuel. We also traveled at 70mph all the way out there.

I find this little FF tends to tow heavy. I really don't have a lot of weight up front and everything is stock on this unit, but I might as well be pulling a 25+ft camper, as I'm sure the mpg's would be the same.
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Old 11-16-2019, 07:07 PM   #44
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I know this is an old link, but for those 189 fbs and 189 fds owners out there, on my last trip towing my 2009 Funfinder 189fbs I got 13 mpg. It was a 330 mile trip from Klamath Falls, Oregon to Minden, Nevada. I tow with a 2018 Nissan Frontier 4x4 and kept the speed at 55-58 mph.
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