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Old 09-12-2011, 03:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
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What if I don't have OBD?
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Old 09-12-2011, 04:39 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 09-12-2011, 04:44 PM   #13 (permalink)
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All you need to hook up an mpguino is a fuel injected car with a vehicle speed sensor, meaning most 1987 and newer autos. It'll be much easier to get a 1996 or newer USDM auto with an OBD-II port, and a $60 Utragauge, for precision instantaneous and average mpg readouts. I wouldn't drive an earlier deathtrap anyway. Give me something with dual airbags, a collapsible steering column, and an engine block that drops in a collision.

If you just have to drive an antique, you'll have to hypermile with tools equivalent to a hammer and chisel - a vacuum gauge and tank by tank odometer/fuel log book.

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Old 09-14-2011, 04:15 AM   #14 (permalink)
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