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long75

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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2012 10:36:18 AM

Not on my car
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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 1:05:59 PM

"Topic: Does your car have a fuel economy meter?"

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Most newer vehicles do as does all four of our vehicles...I fail to see the point and pay no attention to them as we never purchase a vehicle with fuel economy in mind.
We purchase for utility, comfort, safety and convenience and if descent fuel economy happens along the way we consider it only as a "perk" and never the reason for purchasing.
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tagorgia
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 10:17:36 AM

yes
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 9:49:32 AM

yup
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 9:23:37 AM

No. I just set up a spreadsheet so that it calculates the miles per gallon, as well as the cost per mile. I just have to enter the price per gallon and the beginning and ending odometer readings for the tank. It does the calculation for me. It's easy, and it's more accurate than the in-car meters.
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jay93LA
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 8:03:00 AM

yes
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fart7878
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 7:54:01 AM

2014 HEMI CHARGER, YES IT DOES! COMBINED CITY/HIGHWAY AROUND 24 MPG.
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roost1
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 6:53:30 AM

yes. Computer tells current and average mpg.
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SpinKing
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 10:35:18 PM

Yes
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tagorgia
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 10:10:11 AM

yes
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 9:56:26 AM

Yes
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 9:55:38 AM

yup
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gman65
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 8:19:48 AM

yes
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 7:33:20 AM

yes
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 3:08:36 AM

no
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tagorgia
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 10:22:04 AM

yes
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 10:17:11 AM

yup
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 8:13:19 AM

no
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zippok
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 11:37:22 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 7:35:02 AM

My wife new car does....
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jeep88AB
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 2:18:37 PM

yes
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 9:13:44 AM

Yes the older vacuum gauge type readout will give good info on the amount of throttle opening in relation to the Engine loading in different gear ratios. High gear or taller O-drive readings often show how the engine strains for more fuel energy to pull the up-grades, and against headwinds.

Similar readings reversed for coasting, unloading the engine, as driving down-grades. The aftermarket refers to them as economizer gauges/readouts. I still have one installed on my street rod, it works fine. There needs to be an small orifice limiter installed in the vacuum line path to reduce fast erratic reading movement of the sensitive dial hand pointer.

There probably are digital ones available as aftermarket options now, then not needing those inline orifices installed. I find them useful until one trains their right foot for economy..... asIsi
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tagorgia
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 8:26:44 AM

yes
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SpinKing
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 7:56:01 AM

Yes
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 12:37:45 AM

no
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maxgp
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 5:53:28 PM

Aeroforce Intercepter's take care of that and much more.
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scavs
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 12:22:38 PM

No
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CptSteve
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 11:30:05 AM

Yes
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bcressy
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 7:24:10 AM

yes, tells the average MPG and resets every .5 miles
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SpinKing
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 10:14:50 PM

Yes
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 7:20:56 PM

Yes. . . . . .
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 11:15:50 AM

yes
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 10:22:36 AM

no
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 8:49:41 AM

no
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 8:22:55 AM

Yes
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Les4hdtv
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 11:37:48 AM

Yes, both cars: 13 Hybrid and 14.5 gas burner.
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southtown43701
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 1:12:03 AM

no
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 9:28:20 PM

Yes, but it only does an average on the tank. or daily mileage
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 8:16:44 PM

no
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 5:58:51 PM

Yes, Ultragauge
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Bad_Petroleum
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 5:35:56 PM

Yeah. but it's REALLY Useless !!!
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 12:05:03 AM

Yes
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SpinKing
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 9:41:58 PM

Yes
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 2:06:00 AM

no
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 8:30:09 PM

Yes
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jay93LA
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 8:42:41 AM

yes
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tagorgia
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 8:09:55 AM

yes
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 7:08:50 AM

not currently, but hopefully in our next vehicles.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 6:42:33 AM

Yes...my wife new 2014 Civic has one......
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2014 12:46:05 PM

Yes
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SpinKing
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 10:48:47 PM

Yes
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 5:02:33 PM

Yes
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