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MPG Hauling my quad and dirtbike 400 miles

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by snoozeworm, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:39 AM
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    snoozeworm

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    I am leaving here in an hour or so for a 400+ mile round trip. The truck will have me (230 lbs) my wife (120 lbs) my honda rancher (550 lbs) and her crf70 dirtbike (140 lbs) and a bunch of straps, clothes, cooler, and other stuff.

    I will be driving at 63 mph the entire time
    (my speedo is off by 3 so when it sais 60 im actually at 63)

    This will be my first trip since i had my flowmaster muffler welded on and the k&N filter put in. I'm running 285/70/17's (basically 33's) on my 5 speed single cab 2004 tacoma.

    I am shooting for a minimum of 23 mpg, ill update this tomorrow night when i am home.


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  2. Dec 12, 2011 at 4:09 AM
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    Joe D

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    Good luck snooze and have fun.

    I wish I was getting 23 with just my fat ass in it!
     
  3. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    speedydave

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    Good luck, I got 15-17mpg towing my trailer w/4 wheeler to WV for my hunting trip.
     
  4. Dec 13, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    Well the mpg was not as good as expected, and when i post some pics of the truck all loaded up you will see why!.It was packed full! I also gave up driving slow and did 65-70 for the most of the way. I got a hair over 19mpg round trip and i am pleased with that considering the way i drove and the amount of stuff in the truck.

    BTW It gets 24.5 empty on the highway and 21 city with me driving. I am usually a very conservative driver
     
  5. Dec 13, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    Apple X C0re

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    I get 18-19 when I'm hauling or towing heavy stuff.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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  7. Dec 16, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    So, how did you do?
     
  8. Dec 16, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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    19 mpg lol
     
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