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Old 03-13-2013, 06:33 PM
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okay. i have been wondering this for a long time. i always here people saying they get like 20-22 mpg with there obs. i make like 12 . why is this? i know someone who had almost the same exact ruck as me and he got 20. am i missing something?
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Old 03-13-2013, 06:52 PM
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You might have a bad MAP, ICP, EBP, or other sensors. Might have boost/pre turbo exhaust leaks. Different gears, driving style, idling, manual/auto trans, possibly worn out injectors, not a great HPOP. Many many things can affect it. Now, I highly doubt they are getting 20-22 either.
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Old 03-13-2013, 06:58 PM
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i see. i dont know. its something i have heard numerous times and just was puzzled every time i heard it. just being curious
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:02 PM
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Just cause they're "exact", they really aren't. They been used differently, wore out differently, everything.
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:07 PM
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thats always true. how would i know if i did have a bad sensor like one of those? would the check engine light, light up on the dash or something?
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:23 PM
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12 still seems a bit low, get frustrated when I get under 15.
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Old 03-14-2013, 03:22 AM
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You'd need to get some monitor like AutoEnginuity to watch the live data feed from the sensors to see if they are in spec or not.
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Old 03-14-2013, 07:39 AM
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My 20 is straight hwy and hand calculated, I get like 16-17 city, and I love bridges Kause of the echo, so I stomp it often, I get terrible economy driving anywhere over 65, did same trip twice used 1 tank 1 way and 1 and 1/2 tank back, that's 62 compared to 85 tho
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:06 AM
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21 hwy with a chitty edge on economy tune. And 15 to 16 city if i drive halfway decent. Lol
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Drive slower and accelerate slowly, don't floor it.
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