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Pics and fuel Econ of loads I haul. *Mostly Heavy*

Had some requests for pictures and fuel Econ numbers for my big hauls. So here it is. I'll do my best to keep adding to this thread with all the heavy hauling I do.

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New motor put in by GM at 138K
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For starters. Here is my heaviest load yet and probably my heaviest load ever.
Gross combined weight 41,680.
Truck weight at ~8,600.
So 33,080 pounds pulled.

Averaged 6.8 on rolling Florida/Georgia road. Could only maintain 55 in 4th gear to keep temps down. Would never tow this weight again if I can help it.




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08 Sierra Dually
---Hot shot rig---
350K miles 12/1/16
New motor put in by GM at 138K
Full deletes, CTS2, EFI by Idaho Rob,Wherli 3" y bridge, Danville GT3794, billet converter, 4.44 gears

2000 GMC Sierra 1500 "ole blue"
2012 FZ8
2006 CRF250r
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I'll be picking up a 12k intermodal container to load on my 9k trailer today. I'll post pics soon and average fuel econ tomorrow at end of trip.

08 Sierra Dually
---Hot shot rig---
350K miles 12/1/16
New motor put in by GM at 138K
Full deletes, CTS2, EFI by Idaho Rob,Wherli 3" y bridge, Danville GT3794, billet converter, 4.44 gears

2000 GMC Sierra 1500 "ole blue"
2012 FZ8
2006 CRF250r
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[QUOTE=kowclub173;8113465]For starters. Here is my heaviest load yet and probably my heaviest load ever.
Gross combined weight 41,680.
Truck weight at ~8,600.
So 33,080 pounds pulled.

Averaged 6.8 on rolling Florida/Georgia road. Could only maintain 55 in 4th gear to keep temps down. Would never tow this weight again if I can help it.




Could you relax at all on the drive? or was the whole trip intense?

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I was sweating pretty good. Partially because it was 90 out. Partially because I was way over my weight ratings. And partly because I was afraid my trans was going to explode. Haha

08 Sierra Dually
---Hot shot rig---
350K miles 12/1/16
New motor put in by GM at 138K
Full deletes, CTS2, EFI by Idaho Rob,Wherli 3" y bridge, Danville GT3794, billet converter, 4.44 gears

2000 GMC Sierra 1500 "ole blue"
2012 FZ8
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Sorry guys. Missed out on the intermodal container. Someone screwed up and it was loaded full. No way I'm hauling that! Haha.

08 Sierra Dually
---Hot shot rig---
350K miles 12/1/16
New motor put in by GM at 138K
Full deletes, CTS2, EFI by Idaho Rob,Wherli 3" y bridge, Danville GT3794, billet converter, 4.44 gears

2000 GMC Sierra 1500 "ole blue"
2012 FZ8
2006 CRF250r
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