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Old 11-14-2021, 04:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by hojnikb View Post
So i have this mk5 tdi, that came with basic dash, so no fuel economy readouts of any sorts. I'd like to add that functionality to the car by some means.
I have a 2004 Mk IV TDI and have been very happy with the ScanGuage II that I installed soon after I bought the car. I also own an Ultraguage, which is a little cheaper but I don't like it as much as the ScanGuage.
60 mpg hwy highest, 50+mpg lifetime
TDi=fast frugal fun

Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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