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Old 01-06-2013, 07:24 PM   #41 (permalink)
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1-4-2013
Trip from Arlington Texas to Sulfer Springs Texas (I-20 to 635 t0 !-30)
w/premium gas (93 octane) manual calls for 87-89 octane.
Flat, 5:21pm. 120 miles (aprox) 45 degrees outside, dry. overcast.
70 mph
209-215 FWT
31 IGN
35 LOAD
2430 rpm
40-44 HPR

**** 30.7 mpg ******

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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938

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Old 01-06-2013, 07:49 PM   #42 (permalink)
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1-6-2013

South Austin to North San Antonio 60 miles on I35 5:15pm clear 50 degrees.

59 mph

209-220 WTF
34 load

33.1 mpg
87 octane
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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:36 PM   #43 (permalink)
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So, going to try to find even higher octane?
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:41 PM   #44 (permalink)
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Does the kia change the ignition timing in response to the octane fuels?

What was the difference (other than octane level) between the 30 and 33 mpg drives?
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:45 PM   #45 (permalink)
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sorry, my bad!
I justed edited the 93 octane post.
My speed was 70 mph!

So while the mpg fell...... Getting 30mpg at 70 mph aint toooo bad!!!
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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:49 PM   #46 (permalink)
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When I get another chance, I'm going to track it closer and see.
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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:54 AM   #47 (permalink)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xist View Post
What was your speed with 87 octane?
1-6-2013

South Austin to North San Antonio 60 miles on I35 5:15pm clear 50 degrees.

59 mph
209-220 WTF
34 load

33.1 mpg
87 octane
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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938

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Old 01-07-2013, 01:47 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xist View Post
Tell you what: You edit that to "MPH" and I will remove my comments.

AAARRRGGGGHHHHHHH lol
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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:07 PM   #49 (permalink)
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Thanks: 1,108
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added WAI:

Here: Added WAI to 06 Kia Sportage A-B tested

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MetroMPG: "Get the MPG gauge - it turns driving into a fuel & money saving game."

ECO MODS PERFORMED:
First: ScangaugeII
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...eii-23306.html

Second: Grille Block
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...e-10912-2.html

Third: Full underbelly pan
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...q45-11402.html

Fourth: rear skirts and 30.4mpg on trip!
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post247938
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