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Old 01-14-2011, 01:05 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I shouldn't have used liters as an example, because Scangauge does have them mathematically calculated as discrete units. Since SG doesn't have Imperial gallons as an option, you can substitute US gallons. The calibration step adjusts the SG's mathematical correction of how it calculates fuel consumption from fuel injector pulse length, engine size, etc. You essentially trick it to think a 1.2 US gallon equivalent Imperial gallon is the norm. From there, it merrily reports miles/gallon accurately for the Imperial-size gallons
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