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rick_evans

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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2011 4:08:10 PM

Factory or aftermarket. If it does, is it a good predictor of your actual MPG?
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46chief
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 3:51:23 PM

yes
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 7:46:44 AM

yes
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 7:39:51 AM

Three do, they work fine as a economy Habit Trainer and I been there done that and save fuel. No complaints!
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 4:14:07 AM

no
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VWDeeZel
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 12:12:09 AM

Standard equipment and accurate. So is the distance remaining.
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englanddh2
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 4:59:17 PM

Mine is wired for a factory fuel economy meter. As soon as I can find one at a salvage yard, I'll install it.

I believe it is a descent predictor at least in real time. Something to gauge your driving style against
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 9:21:37 AM

yes
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GeorgeNews
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 8:26:55 AM

no, mine is an 2005, the meters may not have been out by then.
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jay93LA
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 8:15:21 AM

yes but on high side of projection
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 6:18:14 AM

Yes, Ultragauge. Don't leave home without it!!
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 3:17:17 AM

no
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2015 1:52:21 PM

yes
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xtremecheap
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2015 11:22:01 AM

Yes, it's fairly accurate.
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nickless
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2015 4:14:47 AM

no
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2015 4:04:50 AM

Yes
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joedi707
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 8:56:42 PM

02 Nissan Xterra - no Fuel Ecnomy meter..averages around 15.5mpg
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 11:26:29 AM

yes
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 3:58:38 AM

no
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 10:52:42 AM

yes
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 9:22:51 AM

yes, factory. It averages .5 mpg high, 2013 Honda Fit, base model
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 6:36:43 AM

yes
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 2:35:05 AM

no
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Mahalo5
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 1:02:35 AM

Yes, factory installed. Its close in calculating my MPGs compared to my app.
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 3:30:05 AM

no
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Skyjunky
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 3:29:58 AM

nope
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mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 1:53:50 AM

mine's pretty accurate running average of the last 1000 miles or so
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 12:35:38 AM

yes
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 9:17:44 PM

Yes!
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94Rod
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 11:35:47 AM

Yes. It works well in the 2014 Honda Accord V6 Coupe.
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 10:52:26 AM

yes
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 10:20:30 AM

no
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 10:00:38 AM

yup
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lilmx5guy
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2015 6:16:24 PM

I found mine to be within 1-2 MPG, usually on the optimistic side.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2015 6:51:52 AM

yes.........
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2015 10:02:08 PM

yes
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2015 4:35:58 PM

Yes, Factory
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2015 5:16:58 PM

My wife's car does, its pretty accurate
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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2015 5:01:37 PM

Yes, factory. It is a good predictor of my mpg.
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 1:23:44 AM

no
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 1:23:35 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 10:07:27 PM

Yes
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 3:27:14 AM

no
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2015 4:03:23 PM

Yes, factory
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twt
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 3:06:08 AM

It's a vacuum gauge. I wouldn't stake my life, on it's accuracy for gas mileage.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 2:07:42 AM

no
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 11:58:06 AM

yup
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 8:53:08 AM

Yup
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2014 11:38:21 AM

yes
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nickless
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2014 1:00:43 AM

no
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anl0109
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2014 10:07:11 PM

Two cars - no meter on either, unfortunately. Measure economy offline.
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2014 9:02:13 PM

Yes
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