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Old 05-03-2016, 09:57 PM   #11
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Wow, I can only row about 4mph. You are really fast! LOL
I tow at about 62mph for best gas mileage.

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+2 for 62mph - best mileage and cruises easily about 1650 rpm in 7th gear.

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Old 05-04-2016, 02:31 AM   #12
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My tires are rated at 65 so I usually keep it under that. However my Ram lugs at that speed so I usually lock out 6th and that keeps me around 1600 ram at around 64 mph. Going faster sees less fueled economy and unless running thousands of miles doesn't really save bit just a few minutes. Also, it's easier to stay in the right lane than it is to be passing others trying to change lanes all the time.

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Old 05-04-2016, 04:50 AM   #13
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65 to 70 depending on traffic and road conditions.
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Old 05-04-2016, 05:52 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by ttavasc View Post
+2 for 62mph -
+3 It's not the tires, I have G-614s it's the overall safety and excessive bouncing at higher speeds.
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Old 05-04-2016, 06:02 AM   #15
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65 for me on the interstates and 55 on the two lane roads. Don't have the need for speed any more and makes for a pretty smooth and economical ride.

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Old 05-04-2016, 06:03 AM   #16
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I run the speed limit, which on most interstates here is normally 70. I upgraded trailer tires, Im well under weight, truck feels happy, driver feels happy....so I roll with it. Been pulling trailers for 15 years and I dont see a problem with it.
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Old 05-04-2016, 06:10 AM   #17
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I usually set the cruise at 65 mph. Tows nice, makes me feel safe and keeps me out of speeding tickets.
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:02 AM   #18
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I cruise just under 65. My truck stays in overdrive in the tow/haul mode and gets the best fuel economy at that speed.
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:27 AM   #19
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IF your tires are ST they are only speed rated for 65 mph max.. Don't blame the tires if you have a blow out going faster..
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:32 AM   #20
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We have traveled at 70 going out west through South Dakota but generally I only feel comfortable doing no more than 65.

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