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Over 160 miles of flat Texas interstate this week.

In 100 degree heat, with the A/C running full-time.

(Yes, I'm bragging - I'm proud of my baby!)
 

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This is a conventional travel trailer? Based on the weight, obviously not a pop-up?!?!? How in the phuck is this even possible???? 馃ぃ
 

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Right? I average about 15 mpg pulling a 2,000lb bass boat & this guy鈥檚 averaging 17.5? Wow!
 

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60-65 MPH here in Texas where it is flat is FANTASTIC for the gas mileage on these trucks. I have noticed mine loves cruising at those speeds on the surface roads and returns some very nice mpg's as a result. Glad you're somewhere in TX where it has cooled down to 100! :p
 

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Eh, it only got up to 102掳 here today. Not to bad.
 

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Right? I average about 15 mpg pulling a 2,000lb bass boat & this guy鈥檚 averaging 17.5? Wow!
Lol when I pull my little Jayco jay feather I鈥檓 guessing I get about 9-10mpg, that鈥檚 in the northern CA hills though. I don鈥檛 want to actually do the math because I don鈥檛 want to find out the truth 馃ぃ
 

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It's done just a tad shy of 16 on previous trips.

This is the first time I didn't stop any place along the way to buy food, ice and brews - Stocked up beforehand, and then drove non-stop.

No cruise control (IMO, it's too aggressive about wanting to keep the exact set speed), and I let the speed slide a bit on "hills" (mostly just overpasses) - No extra throttle unless the speed dropped below 60 uphill, and no less throttle unless it got over 70 downhill.
 

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^Calculated.

Filled up, hitched up, drove, unhitched, and then immediately filled up again to check the mileage.

The trailer:

Wheel Tire Plant Vehicle Car
 

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Yeah I'm smelling it too. All my truck does is tow a golf cart on a single axle 6x12 open utility back and forth to the golf course all highway and I can't get better than 13.5 mpg hand calculated. And this has been consistent over dozens of tanks.
 

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There was no wind. Perfectly still weather.

Since my previous trips have also run well above 15 MPG, a 10-15 percent difference on this trip is no huge anomaly.

Will update this thread with results from future trips.
 

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what gas octane? The Casitas are pretty low profile, and under 7' wide?
 

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It didn鈥檛 dawn on me you had a Casita. I always liked the look of those little things. They either make em or sell em right down the road from where I work. Neat little trailers.
 
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what gas octane? The Casitas are pretty low profile, and under 7' wide?
93 octane when towing - particularly in hot weather.

Trailer is 6' 8" wide, and 9' tall.

They either make em or sell em right down the road from where I work.
That's probably the factory in Rice, TX.

They don't have any dealers.
 
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