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Old 03-09-2015, 05:01 PM   #1
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Speed?

Being from Utah the interstates speed limits vary from 65-80. What speeds are everyone traveling at while towing? Say when the limit is 80 MPH?
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There is another thread called "Speed Limit Towing" where many of us have already chimed in. You may want to check out the ongoing discussion, there. The general consensus is that (unless you've upgraded them) your tires are only rated for a continuous speed of 65 m.p.h. For improved fuel economy, safety, and sheer "comfort", most of us drive between 60 - 65 m.p.h., even when the "legal" speed limit exceeds that.
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I don't go over 65. Normally I like to keep speed around 60 mph. That seems to be the sweet spot where I get the best mpg. Everyone else is welcome to go around me.
There is another thread on here about that. Look for "Speed Limit Towing".
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Here's a link to the same question
https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f7...ing-25357.html
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Thank you. Should've known it was already out there. I'm new here. Please forgive me☺️
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No need to applogize it's almost impossible to follow every thread.
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Welcome to the forum....You will find a lot of great info on this forum
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:28 AM   #10
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One thing I always consider when towing a TT is if the speed I'm driving at is one that I could recover from if I developed a flat tire. Driving closer to 80 MPH (when allowed) seems to me to be difficult to recover from when getting a flat tire with just driving the TV alone; add in a TT, and that speed would really get you some white knuckles!
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