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Old 01-26-2011, 06:53 AM   #57
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19,210 miles / 527 hours = 36.45 m.p.h.
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Old 01-26-2011, 07:39 AM   #58
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81,032 miles, and 2776 hours. = 29.2 MPH

However, it had right at 50K on it when I got it a little over a year ago, so I can plead not responsible.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:01 AM   #59
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F-250 V-10 Gasoline

6,195.5 miles

269 hours

23.03 mph

The milage is perhaps a little low for meaningful conclusions.
There are no very long trips in these miles.
Most of the towing has been non-interstate roads.
My maximum towing speed is 55 mph.
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Old 03-10-2014, 07:58 AM   #60
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65700 miles / 2108.5 hrs= 31.2
above was 12/2009

latest reading
133,271 miles / 4212.8 hours = 31.6

it's our daily driver, after all
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:06 AM   #61
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Anything from 27-mph on up for an average is good so far as keeping idle time to a minimum. Engine life is predicated on a higher than 30-mph average when one reads about the subject, called MTBO, L10 or B50 (Ford and GM diesels at about 225k and Dodge at 385k at present.)
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:56 AM   #62
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2005 F-350
62542 miles
1675.4 hours
37.3 mph
I've put about 11000 miles on this truck since I bought it, the rest was from two previous owners.
Currently:
89459 miles
2266.2 hours
39.5 mph
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Old 03-10-2014, 11:41 PM   #63
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On a couple of the truck forums that I'm on, they rate used trucks based upon their average mph. The higher the mph, the better, indicating a majority of highway driving.

Over 40 mph - excellent
30 to 40 mph - good
20 to 30 mph - fair
Under 20 mph - junk

This, of course, is not the only rating factor, but gives some insight into how the truck was used by its prior owner(s).

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