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Old 10-01-2013, 12:45 AM   #260 (permalink)
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Location: South Central AK
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escort - '99 ford escort sport
90 day: 42.38 mpg (US)

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I've been hauling wood with a big, ugly home built trailer 7x11x1.5 foot. We burn about 3 cord a year for our winter heat. Each cord weighs about 3000-3900lbs according to various sources. Anyway I have done about 6 trips so far carrying about half a cord. Mileage on the subaru on the same route without the trailer is 29ish mpg, pulling the trailer rt mileage is about 20-23 depending on load. so pulling as much wood (or more) as my f150 can hold, I get better mileage than the f150 gets empty.

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