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RV Fuel Gremlins: 5 Major Wheel Factors

RV MPG gremlins — where the rubber meets the road. Part II in a series. One of the prime factors that affect a vehicle’s RV mileage is the rolling-wheel resistance. This is a force or drag that acts against the travel direction. The resistance measure is determined by a number of causes: The first, and most obvious,
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RV Fuel Gremlins —  Environmental Factors

RV Fuel Gremlins — Environmental Plays a major role. Part III in a series.  Environmental elements also play a major role in altering our fuel consumption numbers. The biggest of these factors is wind. This can drop your expected fuel mileage substantially, or it can boost it to surreal levels. It all depends on the
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RV Fuel Gremlins: Looking at Hidden Factors

RV fuel gremlins — finding the hidden factors that affect mpg. Part I of a series. RV owners seek to reduce fuel consumption — it’s one of the things we all have in common. The financial savings, reduction of carbon footprint and enhanced peace of mind that come from consuming smaller amounts of fuel make
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Reducing Your RV’s Fuel Consumption

Reducing your RV’s fuel consumption is not only a financial gain but also contributes to a cleaner environment.  We pretty well all know the basics of increasing our RV’s fuel mileage.  They include reducing travel speeds, avoiding rapid acceleration and reducing engine idling time.  But, there are other ways to conserve the cost of your RV’s
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