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    Thread: Find me the most fuel efficient family vehicle that can tow 3500 lbs.

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      04-11-2012 11:07 AM #126
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      Your loss.
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      04-11-2012 11:12 AM #127
      You drive a mark 4



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      04-11-2012 11:20 AM #128
      Quote Originally Posted by coolalex View Post
      You drive a mark 4



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      You should be able to make your point better than that.

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      We took my buddys to chipotle 60 miles roundtrip, cost 6 in gas

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      Doubt it. That's how much went into the tank, perhaps, but you've only got half the information required to calculate fuel economy.
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      04-11-2012 11:29 AM #129
      Quote Originally Posted by coolalex View Post
      Ford diesel turbo trucks have a large comfortable interior, get 20 city, 30 highway and will tow anything.

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      04-11-2012 12:25 PM #130
      Quote Originally Posted by Rutledge View Post
      Has anyone suggested my Buick Roadmaster Wagon yet? Gets 24mpg and can tow 5000lbs.

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      its not a big block crew cab pickup, so its not capable of towing anything... TCL needs to be driving a semi truck to tow their fishing boats to the lake, otherwise its just not safe!

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      04-11-2012 12:35 PM #131
      Quote Originally Posted by coolalex View Post
      Ford diesel turbo trucks have a large comfortable interior, get 20 city, 30 highway and will tow anything.

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      How would a Ford diesel truck tow the Freedom of the Seas?
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      04-11-2012 12:58 PM #132
      Quote Originally Posted by coolalex View Post
      You drive a mark 4

      Your posts are becoming less coherent, an impressive feat.

    8. 04-11-2012 01:15 PM #133
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      We took my buddys to chipotle 60 miles roundtrip, cost 6 in gas

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      That's impressive. It doesn't even burn gas, and yet it burns gas.

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      04-11-2012 01:30 PM #134
      Quote Originally Posted by GolfVIDriver View Post
      That's impressive. It doesn't even burn gas, and yet it burns gas.

      Get out of my thread.
      Doesn't burn much on the back of a wrecker with a tank full of gas.

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      04-11-2012 01:47 PM #135
      My brother towed a 340 Sea Ray (about 13k lbs) with a V6 Ford Ranger once. Had to block the suspension but it was done.*


      Get a 7.3 powerstroke and slap a natural gas kit on it. More power than anything mentioned in here and it will get great mileage with the kit. Just don't put huge wheels and tires on it and throw away your MPGs.


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      04-11-2012 03:00 PM #136
      Quote Originally Posted by GolfVIDriver View Post
      That's impressive. It doesn't even burn gas, and yet it burns gas.

      Get out of my thread.
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      04-11-2012 05:33 PM #137
      Let me get this straight: You want a more fuel efficient vehicle to tow a boat. A gasoline powered boat. A gasoline powered boat that costs hundreds of dollars to fill up every time you take it out. What is the boat fuel usage cost compared to the car usage cost? Seems to me, that if your wife really cared about spending less on fuel costs, you'd be looking at a SAILBOAT!!!




      (PS: I still lust after your old 2500 'burban)

    13. 04-11-2012 06:49 PM #138
      It's all about sacrifices, you see. The money I save in gas in the car can be lit on fire and incinerated in the boat.

      Somewhere in the cosmos, that logic makes sense.
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      04-11-2012 06:55 PM #139
      Quote Originally Posted by 2 doors View Post
      Let me get this straight: You want a more fuel efficient vehicle to tow a boat. A gasoline powered boat. A gasoline powered boat that costs hundreds of dollars to fill up every time you take it out. What is the boat fuel usage cost compared to the car usage cost? Seems to me, that if your wife really cared about spending less on fuel costs, you'd be looking at a SAILBOAT!!!




      (PS: I still lust after your old 2500 'burban)
      Yeah, Matt and I have gone round and round with that. He doesn't see the light in the fact I fill up my 38 foot (sail)boat's 56gal diesel tank once a summer...whether it needs it or not.

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      04-12-2012 12:05 PM #140
      How much is it to rent a slip for the summer?

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