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Old 06-20-2013, 12:04 AM
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Im wondering why you got worse mileage with the mileage booster tune. I was thinking about running that tune for my beach trip but 2nd guessing doing it and sticking with the 91 tune. Havent tried 93 yet even though I run 93 with 10% ethanol. Are you running MSD?
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Im wondering why you got worse mileage with the mileage booster tune. I was thinking about running that tune for my beach trip but 2nd guessing doing it and sticking with the 91 tune. Havent tried 93 yet even though I run 93 with 10% ethanol. Are you running MSD?
I have superchips tuner and I get worse gas mileage with the 'mileage' tune than than the 91 performance tune. I don't know why but performance and mpgs are much better under 91 performance tune than the mileage tune.
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I have superchips tuner and I get worse gas mileage with the 'mileage' tune than than the 91 performance tune. I don't know why but performance and mpgs are much better under 91 performance tune than the mileage tune.
myself also. my theory is the 91 tune makes more torque and that is what gets you down the road.
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myself also. my theory is the 91 tune makes more torque and that is what gets you down the road.
I agree. The 91 tune likely makes more power which translates to less pedal needed to get to the same speed.
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Im wondering why you got worse mileage with the mileage booster tune.
It seems to me that it is very hard to draw conclusions with a single tank of fuel. There are a lot of factors that affect mileage - predominant wind, temperature, summer vs winter fuel, city vs highway, station tank temperature, station slope, difference in pump pressure and cutoff, etc. It is very hard to control for all these factors.
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It seems to me that it is very hard to draw conclusions with a single tank of fuel. There are a lot of factors that affect mileage - predominant wind, temperature, summer vs winter fuel, city vs highway, station tank temperature, station slope, difference in pump pressure and cutoff, etc. It is very hard to control for all these factors.
I did 3 months b/c it was all that I could take; I do a lot of in town driving and dirt road driving some my mileage isnt stellar....13.46 over 87000 miles (includes mileage tune time) that I can kept track. mileage tune for three months 12.76; approximately three tanks of fuel per month or just shy of a 1000 miles.
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It seems to me that it is very hard to draw conclusions with a single tank of fuel. There are a lot of factors that affect mileage - predominant wind, temperature, summer vs winter fuel, city vs highway, station tank temperature, station slope, difference in pump pressure and cutoff, etc. It is very hard to control for all these factors.
It's impossible to control any of the things you listed other than the city-vs-highway. Since my daily commute is exactly the same distance and speed-wise all my tests are as close to matching as I could get. I set the cruise for most of the trip to keep that as close to each other too. I even went so far as to verify tire pressure was the same for each run.

I have tried the mpg booster numerous times and achieved the same results, so I feel very confident in what I reported. I will not be doing any additional tests using the mpg tune, but I welcome feedback by anyone that has tried it. Plus, I'm curious and I'd like to see if others have the same results.
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Previously when I posted my results of mpg tune test; many people said that was the normal result; virtually everyone noted that best performance and mpg came from 91 performance tune.
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Good deal. That confirms my findings as well. Thank you for posting it
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