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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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luvmyburgi
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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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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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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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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:19:10 AM

My wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX does have a fuel economy meter.....
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TAP56
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 1:28:37 AM


Yes
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 8:35:01 PM

no
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 8:34:46 PM

no
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 11:12:03 AM

no
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 7:49:48 AM

Yes
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twt
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 5:33:12 AM

It's simply, a vacuum gauge.
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 12:54:15 AM

Yes and Yes it is accurate 2012 chevy impala ltz
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 8:39:51 PM

Yes, but I regularly drive with economy in mind My FE Meter can be an indicator for wind force against my vehicle affecting the mileage performance. I can always tell if I am Dogging the Engine in each gear and then know even slight up/down grades which load the engine or benefit (rest)it driving highway or anywhere.

The cruise control demands show up on the FEM if one pays attention same for finding the proper "Sweet Spot" range when cruising CC...off Helps for that determination.
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 2:25:46 PM

yup
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 1:11:54 PM

no.
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