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Fuel Gauge Reading

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by DanGer, Jul 3, 2009.

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How many miles on 1/2 tank

  1. 100-150

    61 vote(s)
    22.8%
  2. 150-200

    145 vote(s)
    54.3%
  3. 200-250

    52 vote(s)
    19.5%
  4. 250-300

    9 vote(s)
    3.4%
  1. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:09 PM
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    XR-Ace

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    about 200 on a good day
     
  2. Jul 16, 2009 at 4:54 PM
    #22
    Khaos

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    I can drive about 45 miles after my gas gauge is below empty before running out..

    Usually roughly 200miles per half a tank depending on driving habit/what type gas.
     
  3. Jul 19, 2009 at 6:23 PM
    #23
    ClemsonTacoma

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    well one time i only got 40 in a half tank but me and my friends had our own gumball 100 and then another time with my mom driving i saw that i got a little over 200 when i looked the needle was just past 1/2
     
  4. Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 AM
    #24
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    The needle is dead on half tank right now with 239mi. Mixed city/hghwy miles.87oct.:)
     
  5. Jul 20, 2009 at 9:29 PM
    #25
    bp_phil16

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    Ive gone 111mi and havent even went through 1/4 of a tank yet, looking forward to see my mileage

    Just installed a volant intake, looks to be helping alot :thumbsup:
     
  6. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    04coma

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    dang i struggle for 300 on a tank what can i do to boost over that and also can i clean my cai filter with water and let it air dry cuz i heard the oil can mess up a sensor or somethin
     
  7. Jul 4, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Mine's pretty consistent...

    - 50 when the needle hits the "F" mark
    - 110-120 at 3/4 tank
    - 210-220 at 1/2 tank
    - 310-320 at 1/4 tank

    I usually fill up at 1/4 tank but if I take an extra round trip or two to work I'll hit 385-400 miles when the light comes on.
     
  8. Jul 5, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    im usually around 140-160 depending on how many freeway miles i drive that week. i hope to get 250 to a tank, but thats a stretch
     
  9. Jul 5, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    Doing combination city and highway driving with the AC on all of the time, I hit the midway mark around 140 miles...
     
  10. Jul 5, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    I had 255 miles for the first half of my current tank of gas. And I now have 395 miles and I'm just a hair under a 1/4 tank.
     
  11. Jul 6, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    If they would just switch to a vertical float instead of the arm type, it would be more accurate.
     
  12. Jul 6, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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    mnudo200827

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    I am at around 150-160 at half and around 250-275 when the light come on.
     
  13. Jul 7, 2010 at 1:17 AM
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    About 200 at half tank
     
  14. Jul 7, 2010 at 1:41 AM
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    I hate how that happens. Do you think there is any way of fixing the needle so it reads with more precision?
     
  15. Jul 7, 2010 at 5:47 AM
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    betz.steven

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    Somewhere between 160 and 170 usually at 1/2. at 300 when the fuel light first comes on (pretty consistently), thats when i fill up.
     
  16. Jul 7, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    Great to know im not the only one that is noticing this problem.
     
  17. Jul 10, 2010 at 12:06 AM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    Due to the arc of the sensor arm, you will not get an acurate reading of fuel.
     
  18. Jul 23, 2010 at 4:10 AM
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    FLtaco

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    I thought my tacos Gage just sucked. Now I know I'm not alone.
     
  19. Apr 7, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    If you really want it to act crazy, disconect the speed sensor plug from the trans. Then you can really "see" what the float is doing.
     
  20. Apr 7, 2013 at 6:20 PM
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    IluvmyTACO

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    Check them out :P
    Maybe it has something to do with the shape of the tank...
     
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