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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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dvc2
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 10:35:34 PM

yes
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dave43
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 3:45:16 PM

yes
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 7:51:51 AM

Yes
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Safari7350
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 2:35:11 AM

No!
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 6:19:34 PM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 2:10:45 PM

No
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 1:33:51 PM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 8:09:13 AM

My wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX has one................
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 8:19:14 AM

Yes & yes
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 6:06:46 AM

yes
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 11:14:55 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 2:47:39 PM

Yes
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RaceFan6
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 12:54:20 PM

generally works within about 1/2 mpg versus what I actually realize
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 8:35:37 AM

NO
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 7:21:51 AM

My wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX has one..........
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:37:39 PM

yes
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puddy
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 7:08:46 AM

yes
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 1:25:27 AM

yes
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chipperd1
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 8:28:12 PM

Yes base my driving on it
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igbo
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 2:32:24 AM

Yes. Seems to work.
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 11:26:06 AM

Wife's, yes, mine, no.
Hers estimates high vs actual though by around 1mpg most of the time.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 11:21:29 AM

it works OK
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:25:48 PM

Three vehicles have them, they all work fine, they give Me a grand perspective of when I may cause our engines to use more fuel and then indicate a heavier work load per tach. readings also for the engine.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 3:29:20 AM

no
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RealtorJeff
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 7:02:59 PM

Factory installed.
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 5:09:52 PM

I can select economy performance. I guess it gets a little better MPG.
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 11:33:05 AM

Aftermarket ScangaugeE. Good predictor of highway, less so for congested city driving.
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 8:24:01 AM

yes
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 7:26:13 AM

Yes, It give an average and is not spot on.
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 8:35:30 AM

NO
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 7:55:33 AM

My wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX has fuel economy meter..............
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 7:02:34 AM

I hope my next vehicle will have one.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 5:43:59 AM

yes
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 4:58:38 AM

no
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hemidogg
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 8:02:39 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 7:44:06 AM

My wife new 2014 Honda Civic LX has one......
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calypso93
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 6:30:50 AM

Yes. Factory. Accurate.

[Edited by: calypso93 at 9/5/2014 6:31:10 AM EST]
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mrjlfuller
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 1:11:00 AM

Yes, and it is very accurate.
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mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 6:18:19 PM

yep...it's a pretty darn close rolling average for the last 1K miles or so compared to hand-calcs
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 8:08:09 AM

Yes - factory & works great
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 7:28:24 AM

THere are actually 2 different threads with the same title. Not sure why it as done. As far as gas mileage meters, I want one.
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 7:21:16 AM

@twt "It's simply, a vacuum gauge."

How does a vacuum gauge measure your speed and compute mph/gph?
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 12:41:34 PM

yes
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 6:58:23 AM

Yes
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nickless
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 5:37:05 AM

no
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 1:18:50 PM

yes
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puddy
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 8:22:17 AM

yes
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 12:33:19 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 10:51:45 PM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 3:29:31 PM

yes
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