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Old 01-26-2010, 06:27 AM   #21
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Yes, "thc" (hmmm... tetrahydrocannabinol?), will do. I've kept numbers since purchasing the car 85,00 miles ago. I'm still dragging my feet on the sensor, my latest excuse being I'm awaiting 1819's experience. 1819 are you out from under the hood yet?
Yesterday's fillup, the first with the sensor unplugged, indicated I had received 50.98 mpg, up 4-5 mpg. This brought a smile to my face, it was quickly erased however as I stalled leaving the station. Any attempt at greater than 1/2 throttle and she balks. Whatsmore I know the car is capable of greater efficiency. The recent increase could very well be attributable to the much higher temperatures we've enjoyed over the past week or so. The VX's efficiency seems to be more greatly influenced by cold weather than other vehicles.
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:20 PM   #22
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Heheheh, yeah, my initials do work out to that...I created this username when I was a kid who didn't yet even know what "thc" was. This was back in the days of 2400 baud modems and local BBSes. A friend had a 1200 baud modem, as did one of my favorite BBSes, and I didn't know anybody who had a 9600 baud modem but I knew they existed.

The VX is designed for efficiency as its biggest priority, and I think any car designed as such will be much more sensitive to the things that are otherwise lost in the noise on other cars. The MPG scale is not linear, and as you get into higher numbers, smaller losses/gains have a much larger effect on the MPG number that you calculate.
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Old 01-26-2010, 03:02 PM   #23
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I need an o2 and it seems like the auto parts direct one is the one to get at the moment right? Anyone have any negative experience with it? I'll probably be ordering tomorrow unless I find something bad about it.
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Old 01-26-2010, 03:29 PM   #24
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I'm encouraged by your sure-headedness but will continue to put off my purchase 'til I see what 1819 reports. Gee, life ain't easy being green.
Re thc: Boy, does he know how to play it straight-faced or what?
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Old 01-31-2010, 05:19 PM   #25
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1819?
Wizard?
Into the O2 sensor abyss with so, so many others?
Sad, let us pray for their souls.
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Old 01-31-2010, 05:54 PM   #26
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Turns out cheap VX O2 sensors cannot exist in our reality, tearing the fabric of space when installed and powered up. The tear consumes the vehicle in which the impossible device is installed, along with its driver. Interesting.
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Old 02-02-2010, 05:57 AM   #27
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Indeed, the black hole of auto repair.
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Old 02-03-2010, 03:13 PM   #28
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I ended up determining my sensor is probably fine, and probably don't need one yet.
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Old 02-03-2010, 03:24 PM   #29
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Glad to hear you're safe and sound. Those black holes are durn'near impossible to find yer way out of.
Sensor's fine? Probably don't need one? What's the ViXen* think about it?

*Copyright 2010, Dave's Civic Duty. (Thanks, Dave)
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I ended up determining my sensor is probably fine, and probably don't need one yet.
What brought you to that conclusion?
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