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Old 04-01-2012, 09:36 PM   #71
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One aspect I would advice for those trying to maximize fuel efficiency is to get one of the obd gauges like a scangauge or an ultragauge. I've got both but prefer the display of the ultragauge and the cost is a bit better, however, either is fine. Several displays to chose from but instantaneous gas mileage is the most critical to help modify driving style. The focus does have an instantaneous bar graph display but it's not as helpful as seeing numbers. Another plus to the ultragauge for earlier second generations without the ambient temperature display (like mine) is it's one of the available gauges.
ooo i was going to buy a scangauge two but the ultragauge is only $80! 69 after mail in rebate. How do you like the ultragauge?
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what EXACTLY does the ultraguage do?
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what EXACTLY does the ultraguage do?
click the link lol its just like a scangauge 2
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Ha ha sorry, I should learn to use internets.
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ooo i was going to buy a scangauge two but the ultragauge is only $80! 69 after mail in rebate. How do you like the ultragauge?
Very much. I've been using the scangauge for about two years when I switched over to the ultragauge. I still use the scangauge but moved it to windstar. I like the appearance of the gauges better in the ultragauge and there's three more (including the open & closed loop display) gauges displayed over the scangauge and it was quite by accident that I found I was able to get the ambient temperature with the ultragauge.
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Do you have a picture of how you have it mounted? I want to get one but wonder how it looks in the car?
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No, I can get you one but if you look at the website, I can explain my configuration. I put the suction cup in the lower left hand (driver) side of the window. The arm that holds the gauge is flexible and you move it where you want. I have mine on the low left side of the windshield so I can look at easily while driving.
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Ya I don't understand why ppl would have them front-n-center but hey that's just me.
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My gf's 2010 is averaging 28.2 mpgs.
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