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Ultragauge?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Blaise22, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. Dec 29, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    Blaise22

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    I just got an ultragauge last week along with some 285"s and it seems to be giving me very high mpg readings. City driving its about 16 but on the highway I can get the average mpg up in the 22 range. I drive redicuously slow all the time, I have passengers complain to me about my driving including my grandma who tells me to speed up. Is it possible to get 22+ mpg with 285's or is my ultragauge being a peice of crap? I have the distance perfectly calibrated to my 285's.
     
  2. Dec 29, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    Yes. The instant reading can go up pretty high as you drive.
     
  3. Dec 29, 2010 at 4:59 PM
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    I know but I averaged 22 after half a tank worth.
     
  4. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    Did you set up the gallons used on the UG after the first tank?
     
  5. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    armyairforce89

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    Have you calibrated the distance and fuel mpg? there are instructions in the users guide. Mine was almost exact though without calibration.
     
  6. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    Nope I didnt think that affected the mpg reading, thats probley my problem. To do that I fill up, then go to partial fill up and match the number on the pump right?
     
  7. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    There is a reset for it. Reset it next time you fill up and drive. When you fill up again see how many gallons were used then go in and adjust it. Personally I calculate the MPG on my own to figure out what I'm getting. I just use the UG as a tool to drive better and for the warnings.
     
  8. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:12 PM
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    price and where to get it???
     
  9. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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  10. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    ^ ultra-gauge.com $70
     
  11. Dec 29, 2010 at 5:32 PM
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    Mine just arrived today. Their are quite a few fuel settings if you search through the menu items....I also got 6 engine light codes as well. Mostly doing with the o2 sensors and maf. I am going to clean the maf first and then see what happens.
     
  12. Dec 29, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    does it really improve mpg
     
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