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Forum: General Fuel Topics 07-01-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Wyldesoul
I don't have a scanguage, I have a tripminder. ...

I don't have a scanguage, I have a tripminder. Same diff, pretty much. Came stock with early 80's ford luxury cars.

It reads both speed and fuel consumption, and thus gives a more accurate...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 06-29-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,349
Posted By Wyldesoul
The expanding hot gasses create pressure on the...

The expanding hot gasses create pressure on the turbine, which causes it to spin.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 06-28-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Wyldesoul
Probably the main thing about CVT's that lets...

Probably the main thing about CVT's that lets them get better FE than normal automatics.
Forum: General Fuel Topics 06-27-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,349
Posted By Wyldesoul
I think I have finally understood enough to...

I think I have finally understood enough to counter that argument.

First, it would be quite nice to be able to accelerate without going rich, but being as I have a 3500+lb car, it would take me...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 06-27-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,349
Posted By Wyldesoul
My lowest shift point is around 2000 RPM. At...

My lowest shift point is around 2000 RPM. At that at full throttle, I'm boosting about 10psi. That means I've almost doubled my "displacement" not good for FE.

2500 is my car's favorite shift...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 06-21-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Wyldesoul
The disadvantage of having forced induction is...

The disadvantage of having forced induction is that if you have a throttle that is open any significant amount, you don't just get the extra fuel used from the higher revs you might hit. The turbo...
Forum: General Fuel Topics 06-21-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,349
Posted By Wyldesoul
Turbo FE?

I know that turbos behave completely different than other cars, at least in the way of fuel milage.

Standard cars, Go easy on the acceleration, but use as high a gear as possible, and depress the...
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