Well let me start by saying I tried doing the same gravel trip with my old titan with way less weight and it about killed it. I rented a 10 ft morritz dump trailer and spread some gravel. I averaged about 3.5 to 4.5 tons of #4 limestone gravel (apx. 28 tons total) for a driveway at our construction site. I made 7 trips back and forth about 15 to 20 minutes each way. Thought it might be a good way to break in the truck and see how it could do... Let me say IMPRESSED... the engine never ran out of power the tow mode down shifted perfectly to slow around corners and held back well while going down hills. The terrain ranged from flat to 12 degree slope. Country roads with no interstate. The truck averaged just about 12 mpg through my adventure today. I seriously don't think any other half ton could have done this as comfortably as this truck. I have been itching to get my camper out and try it out but still to cold. Yeah I could have had a quad axle dump truck deliver the gravel but what fun is that? Still happy with my purchase.
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