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Old 04-30-2008, 10:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dcb View Post
To calibrate, you jot down the mileage at a fillup and note the change in mileage and the gallons used at the next fillup, go into the program and tweak the vsspulsespermile and injectorflowrate up or down by the percentage that your actual mileage and or fuel use is off.
Then reload the program on the freeduino.


Ok, lets start there anyway.
I like that best as well. Keep it simple. And it recognizes that the people who are going to be using v1.0 are probably going to be the most comfortable with hooking the thing up to their computer and making small changes to the code/reloading.
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