Watch the video below to learn how to find the sweet spot for your engine to achieve the best fuel economy. 



RPM What RPM do you run your truck at?
 
3%
 
15%
 
43%
 
25%
 
7%
 
4%

Comments (10)

Bill McClusky

I have been in the trucking and construction equipment service industry for 23 years as a service technician, component rebuild specialist (engine, transmission, and axle), service department manager, instructor and consultant. I was a class 8 truck driver for 3 years pulling wet and dry tanks. I have been with American Truck Business Services for 4 years serving as a Business Consultant, Maintenance Consultant, and Instructor.

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Great video! For trucks with the DT12 auto, beyond road speed and rear end ratio, what more can we do to improve MPG?

July 20, 2014 12:57:18 PM

Still a bit confused,but I have good place to start.

May 22, 2014 22:16:15 PM

Thank you Bill Great info thank you

May 16, 2014 18:49:59 PM

Great video; thanks

March 19, 2014 9:00:09 AM

great intel clearer perspective on horsepower and torque

November 01, 2013 20:14:09 PM

Thanks Bill. I've only had my 2013 Cascadia for 3 weeks now and I'm dissapointed with my fuel mileage (7.65).I've been running at 55mph @ 1200 rpm.I'm going to try bumping it up to 1300 rpm and see what happens.Thanks

October 31, 2013 17:55:30 PM

I like how you used the bike as a substitution for a truck.

September 12, 2013 16:48:19 PM

Very Good article...

August 31, 2013 11:15:13 AM

Good article, I had it the other way around. My truck runs good at about 1300 RPM, but i can run it at a higher speed and get better mileage. Confusing

June 28, 2013 4:28:23 AM

Good video; very informative.

June 26, 2013 6:41:27 AM