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Hell yeah! Just out of curiosity, did you check out transmission temperature going up the hills?
For sure! We had it up on the screen and monitored that, engine temp, and oil pressure. I set the cruise control at 49 on the steep side and it was about 180-200. Crept above 200 when I had to accelerate but not high. On the lower grade side of the mountain it was CC at 60 and 200 on the trans and no issues.
 

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oh damn, that’s not bad at all. A lot better than my brother 2018 GMC reaching 240 while pulling a trailer. He ended up getting a Ford after dealing with those issues😔.
 

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oh damn, that’s not bad at all. A lot better than my brother 2018 GMC reaching 240 while pulling a trailer. He ended up getting a Ford after dealing with those issues😔.
I saw it creep up when I started the climb back over the mountains and backed off on the speed. In Texas I had CC set at 74 up the hills on the 20 and handled like a champ. Gas MPG sucked, but had the power.
 

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I saw it creep up when I started the climb back over the mountains and backed off on the speed. In Texas I had CC set at 74 up the hills on the 20 and handled like a champ. Gas MPG sucked, but had the power.
That’s not so bad going up a mountain. My brother had issues on flat ground driving lol. But this was during the famous vibrating series of vehicles
 

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That’s not so bad going up a mountain. My brother had issues on flat ground driving lol. But this was during the famous vibrating series of vehicles
I’m sorry to hear about that series of trucks! New to the Chevy family so this one is definitely making me a fan! I would have switched to something else too if I had over temp on flat ground, lol.
 

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Headed to the lake!
 

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Nice boat looks similar to my Malibu. We are heading out this weekend.
Thanks, it's an '04 Supra Comp, I know a few people w/ Malibu's definitely a lot of similarities, have fun out there!
 

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Took a nice trip. Pulled great in the winds and through the mountains. Plenty of power to pass if needed and very steady on a steep grade 6% sea level to 5400 ft and handled well on the way down. Best mileage was about 10-12 at 65. Got 4-6 on the steep parts but expected that!

Looks like a good size travel trailer. What’s the weight and length? Just curious as I am pulling a 32’ in a couple weeks that Max’s out at 7600 lbs.
 

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Looks like a good size travel trailer. What’s the weight and length? Just curious as I am pulling a 32’ in a couple weeks that Max’s out at 7600 lbs.
33’ Jayco. It is 6180 lbs dry weight although I tow around 7000 plus or minus some weight. Tops out at 8200 lbs loaded.
 
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