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Old 01-27-2002, 01:24 AM   #1
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Default What mods will help gas mileage??

I don't get on the gas too often but still only get 20mpg (city)....I have seen things that say they help mileage but do anyone of them work.. (ie intake, other fuel mods, etc.)???

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Old 01-27-2002, 02:23 AM   #2
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you can try spiral max.....they say they can give you better gasmileage, + some horses, but all i've heard is crap about their product. try it if you want......

spiral max
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Old 01-27-2002, 02:51 AM   #3
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Tornado fuel saver, as seen on TV

j/k, I don't know if it works.
Some people on the board said it's BS, but no constructive reason...
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:51 AM   #4
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put one extra large egg (uncooked) under the gas pedal
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Old 01-27-2002, 08:02 AM   #5
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intake, exhaust, any sort of weight reduction. Anything to make the car more efficient.
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Old 01-27-2002, 08:42 AM   #6
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Default A good tune-up

Change your fuel filter, air filter, spark plugs, wires, clean your throttle body, go synthetic oil and the car should run smoother and more efficient. Probably even give you back a couple of horses too!!!


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Old 01-27-2002, 10:01 AM   #7
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For more power and more Miles per gallon go with Uni-Chip.
Find more at www.fastforwardperformance.com
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Old 01-27-2002, 11:04 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by Imprezard
Tornado fuel saver, as seen on TV

j/k, I don't know if it works.
Some people on the board said it's BS, but no constructive reason...
Waste of money...

http://www.miataforum.com/ubb/ultima...&f=11&t=004433

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Old 01-27-2002, 01:22 PM   #9
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Any mods that lean out the fuel will help your gas mileage if you can stay off the loud pedal. I got the unichip and I get 1-2 mpg more on the freeway when cruising but when driving hard it sucks gas worse than a V-8.
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Old 01-27-2002, 02:53 PM   #10
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I don't believe that the Unichip can prevent the WRX's ECU from maintaining a 14.7:1 air/fuel ratio while cruising. Thus, the Unichip can't improve cruising fuel economy.
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Old 01-27-2002, 03:43 PM   #11
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So an intake improves gas mileage???

SWEET!!! (if it's true)
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Old 01-27-2002, 05:59 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by Jon [in CT]
I don't believe that the Unichip can prevent the WRX's ECU from maintaining a 14.7:1 air/fuel ratio while cruising. Thus, the Unichip can't improve cruising fuel economy.
Not Flaming you dont get bent,

You are wrong the Uni-chip allows complete tuning of ign, fuel, and boost map ( more in other applications)and can increase MPG as well as economy
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:12 PM   #13
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A large wood block under the gas pedal.
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:14 PM   #14
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Remove the spare tire, jack, etc. Just don't get a flat....
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:24 PM   #15
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Put a horse collar on SubEd and have him pull your car instead.
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:25 PM   #16
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Thank you, Master! (Can I also don my rubber undies??).
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:29 PM   #17
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You can wear the entire rubber gimp suit as far as I'm concerned
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:32 PM   #18
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You talk pretty tough for a guy that's all the way across the country! :monkey:

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Old 01-27-2002, 07:36 PM   #19
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And you seem to be fairly normal... for a guy who owns a closet full of rubber clothes...
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:40 PM   #20
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Yes, but I've only been on The Jerry Springer Show twice!

(and this poor guy thought he was getting info on improving gas mileage!)
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Old 01-27-2002, 07:46 PM   #21
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To get back on topic...

Instead of a large wooden block under the gas pedal, place a large rubber block below the gas pedal... You could still go WOT, but you'd just get really tired doing it, so it would happen less...
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Old 01-27-2002, 10:49 PM   #22
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I've been getting pretty decent mileage recently.. my only mods are ganz intake and k&n. 24-27 mpg for me... although I haven't been pedal happy.
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Old 01-27-2002, 11:49 PM   #23
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Quote:
Originally posted by Asinus
I've been getting pretty decent mileage recently.. my only mods are ganz intake and k&n. 24-27 mpg for me... although I haven't been pedal happy.
oh crap....i guess i must REALLY be pedal heavy cause the last time i filled up on gas my mpg was 17!!!!!! is that even possible? normally its just city driving for me, no freeway.

sidenote: where do you guys go to get gas??? shell,exxon, both cost more and they're more "brand name gas"...i buy cheap-o gas from HEB grocery store...do you think that might affect mpg?
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Old 01-28-2002, 02:42 AM   #24
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What about a ignition booster liket he Jacob's Ice Box...? If it is true then you would have more complete burn...
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Old 01-28-2002, 09:29 AM   #25
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Default gas mileage

The best answer to good gas mileage is to slow down and avoid quick take off from a stop.

to penguinking: The worst gas mileage and worst performance will be from cheap low octane gas. I would NEVER put that garbage in my REX. It is more important to me than a few pennies that you save with that inferior gas.

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