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View Poll Results: What's your cruising speed?
50 mph 0 0%
55 mph 5 6.41%
60 mph 14 17.95%
62 mph 21 26.92%
65 mph 31 39.74%
70 mph 6 7.69%
70+ mph 1 1.28%
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Old 04-04-2016, 08:30 AM   #11
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I try to follow the posted speed limit (don't want to impede others) UP TO 65 mph. Passing, maybe 75, but then back down.

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Old 04-04-2016, 08:57 AM   #12
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I voted "65" because I think that's where I can be found most often. Sometimes I'm up around 70 if conditions are just right, but OTOH, I'm often down around 55 on some roads. Trailer tires used to be the limiting factor for that speed, but now it's my hitch. Tires are GTG, and I'll be upgrading the hitch VERY soon.


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Old 04-04-2016, 09:18 AM   #13
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I would probably drive 60 mph if it weren't for my lovely wife. She is so used to my lead foot when we don't have a trailer attached that she barely stand going 65 mph, never mind anything slower. I so love that woman lol
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Old 04-04-2016, 09:37 AM   #14
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My experience so far driving 2 years at 62; there is a parade of vehicles passing me always. My Winnebago handled like complete garbage so I was probably better off driving 55 !! However, as mentioned earlier my Greyhawk is night and day different than that Winnebago.
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Old 04-04-2016, 10:40 AM   #15
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I run 62mph. My Seneca's just feels "happiest" at that speed. Everything just hums along smoothly.
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Old 04-04-2016, 11:14 AM   #16
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In our 2015 Greyhawk 31 DS, I drive 60MPH and try to keep the RPM's under 2500. I think this give me the best gas mileage (8-10) and she rolls along nicely. I don't care who passes me, the lane if front is usually clear, for a mile or more, by people doing 70+ and my wife and I are in no hurry. Cheers.
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Old 04-04-2016, 12:16 PM   #17
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At between 60 and 62 I have found that the LML Duramax will have the Allison in 5th gear at about 1,600 RPM which is the peak torque curve and that is where I get the absolute best mileage. That information was with my '11 and I am nearly positive the my '16 will be the same since it is basically the same drivetrain.
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Old 05-12-2016, 06:14 AM   #18
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In two weeks I'll try cruising at 65. This is where the 6th gear in the 2016s would have come in handy, but it is what it is.
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:52 AM   #19
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Do to limitations of my TOAD, my top speed is 65. I set cruise at 62, then if I run up on someone slower, I have a little extra to get around them. Since I drove doubles over the road before I retired. Our speed was set at 62, so Im used to it. Plus you don't hardly ever have to pass anyone.
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Old 05-16-2016, 10:06 AM   #20
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When towing my 20' enclosed with an Audi Q5 inside (6800# combined) in my Seneca, I run about 64-67, not towing, 73-76. In all honesty... I haven't noticed that big ol cummins giving much of a care either way.... Towing I get about 8.5mpg without it's 11+ :-)

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