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Old 07-16-2009, 08:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 07-16-2009, 08:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have to love those resistors in a fancy box!
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Old 07-16-2009, 08:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Have to love those resistors in a fancy box!
What do you mean resistors? ~I'm not a car guy remember?
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Old 07-16-2009, 09:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It messes with the voltage the engine computer sees coming from the intake air temperature sensor. It tricks the computer into thinking your car is bringing in colder air than normal, and so it uses more fuel to compensate.
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Old 07-16-2009, 09:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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It messes with the voltage the engine computer sees coming from the intake air temperature sensor. It tricks the computer into thinking your car is bringing in colder air than normal, and so it uses more fuel to compensate.
So how would using more fuel get me more MPG?
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It doesn't.
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Old 07-16-2009, 11:47 PM   #7 (permalink)
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not exactly the best info but here it is

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I'll wait for the improved version with 140hp and 50mpg.
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I'm surprised they're not selling aerodynamic mods, even though we know they work.
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Old 07-17-2009, 02:40 PM   #10 (permalink)
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1NZ-FE (Year 1) - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
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Last 3: 34.02 mpg (US)

1NZ-FE (Year 2) - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
90 day: 33.32 mpg (US)

1NZ-FE (Year 3) - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
90 day: 35.32 mpg (US)

1NZ-FE (Year 4) - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
90 day: 34 mpg (US)

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90 day: 26.87 mpg (US)

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90 day: 28.6 mpg (US)

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I'll wait for the improved version with 140hp and 50mpg.
Whats funny is my car is 132hp.....So i'd go down 2hp? lol, and that would give me 15 more mpg?

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