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Old 03-17-2017, 11:11 PM   #15
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Some people like statistics. Some people enjoy it and formulate baselines from it. Others use it as a means of occupying time.
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Old 03-17-2017, 11:21 PM   #16
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Some people like statistics. Some people enjoy it and formulate baselines from it. Others use it as a means of occupying time.

I like an accurate gas gauge so that when I prepay at the pump, I how much to charge...with a few gallons extra.

It is also nice to know how much further you can drive on the remaining gas.
These are the only two cases where I use the MPG number, and I usually just do it mentally. When I get to 3/4 tank, I look how far I have driven.
I use that number when I hit tthe 1/4 tank mark if I am curious how much further I can go.

Good thing my gauge is linear and accurate.

MPG is calculated by the computer keeping track of how long it holds the injectors open. They are controlling the fuels quantity, and simply add it up.

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