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Old 05-26-2010, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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All the way from Finland

Greetings from Finland!

New at the forums, although have been reading like an year now.

I own a year -99 Rover 200 with the 1.4i petrol engine car, it has 103 horsepower so it has some potential. Still a nice gas saver I believe and can be made better fuel economy with few moderate and decent aerodynamic mods.

I've decided to buy myself the MPGuino since the car itself doesn't actually have OBD-II (so can't install ScanGauge-II). It has this port called MEMS3 which has some similarities with OBD-II but doesn't work with SG-II. This is my best idea to safe petrol while driving.

Here are some specs I found (source: rover200.org.uk):
Imperial MPG
Urban 31.9
56 mph 51.4
75 mph 38+ .5

Cheers to all!

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Old 05-26-2010, 04:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's a great little car to start out with. Some aero mods and changed driving techniques will really help you get better MPG's or L/km.
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Old 05-26-2010, 06:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to Ecomodder! I've also gathered by now that you wouldn't be from Finland if you didn't have a few k's in your name!! Boy, do you have cold to deal with!

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Yay, Finns!

As my mom says, "You can always tell a Finn, but you can't tell him much." She should know, she married Dad.

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Old 05-27-2010, 12:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks all! And yes, we have pretty cold weather especially during winter here. Atm, there's 52,88 degrees Fahrenheit, but it should rise in few days...

As soon as I can get myself MPGuino I can improve my driving skills to more economical which I'm looking forward.

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