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Old 06-04-2010, 05:50 PM
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Used my Diablo Predator to disable MDS (just for giggles)....

first tank of gas came out at 16mpg (all city driving), which is even better than my 7 hour highway run to Lloydminster and back....

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also adjusted throttle sensitivity which seems to have lessened the lag time between stomping on the gas and that beautiful roar from the CAI....
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Interesting, so are you saying that without the MDS you are actually doing better ?
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I had better throttle response when I disabled my MDS, but I did get a slight decrease in MPGs... could just be 'cuz I was getting more into the pedal though
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I'm Doing better mileage with mds turned off. Big time.Giddyup
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I'm not saying that I don't believe you guys that say you are getting better MPG without MDS. But it's kinda hard for me to buy that MDS is a total waste of engineering. I'm not saying I'm getting 20mpg in the city either because i'm not. It's like buying a hybrid and shutting off the electric motors.... ok ok just kidding.
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The big thing is the type of driving. City driving shouldn't use MDS as it takes a lot more to get the heavy truck going on 4 cylinders; For highway driving MDS kicks ass. If it's combined then keep the MDS on and just hit tow/haul when driving around town and you'll get better mileage I've found.
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