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Old 12-16-2013, 04:57 PM
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I get around 10 with my 7k 5th wheel ,changed my injectors to ford 19# 4hole and now i get 12/13 on same trip. Going to add a CAI this weekend and see if i can around 14 hope so
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I have a 8.5x16 ft with 5' V-nose cargo trailer at about 5,000lbs. I get anywhere from 8.5 to 11 mpg depending on the speed and traffic. Usually average 10mpg. I have a cold air intake and a vivid linq.
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Well, I feel a LITTLE better after reading these. I just joined this forum and the only reason was to try to get advice on how to improve my mileage while towing my camper. 20' TT @ 4500 lbs. I'm getting 5-6 mph!! It's a 2003 SLT Quad Cab with a 4.7. Everything is stock. Somebody told me a K&N air filter might help. I'm seriously thinking about buying a 2500 just to tow this thing because i HAVE to get better than 5mpg. It takes all the fun out of camping if I have to spend $300 on gas to go less than 400 miles round-trip. Is there ANYTHING else I can do?
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I get between 9-13 pulling a 7000# TT with a 3.55 rear.
I now have a new TT since my earlier post and like you I am now pulling approximately 7K, maybe a little less with 3:55 rear and I am getting identical results as you.
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