Mpg question

Discussion in '2005 - 2015 Toyota Tacoma' started by jk252, Sep 16, 2018.

  1. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    What kind of programmer?

    Work for what?

    I'm good with html
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  3. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    It's not just ladies.
    When the pump fails, have her pay for the labor.
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  4. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I know DOS :rolleyes:
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  5. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Me too
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  6. JASN

    JASN Well-Known Member

    I would fill a 5 gallon gas can throw it in the back, fill your tank, zero out your odometer run your truck till it runs out then divide your gallons by your total mileage
  7. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    That's exhausting. Haha
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  8. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    Bully dog triple
  9. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    I wouldn't go BD. Also you may only see 1mpg from a programmer. You're asking a lot from a small engine. You can help by changing gearing but ultimately big trucks don't get good mileage.
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  10. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    BD never worked for 2nd gens... All it does it act as a gauge.

    Unless u speak of the 1 for the supercharged crowd... Then that's had all kinds of problems. It flashes the ecu... But it's not without problems.

    BD is a joke for 2nd gen tacomas.

    Go look around if u want gofast parts that work
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  11. OP

    jk252 Well-Known Member

    If I bought the bd do i have to install software or can I plug and play and monitor my mpg
  12. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Scangauge and ultragauge show instant mpg (not sure how useful it is), and I THINK u can program in each fill-up to monitor your mpg.

    I'd be amazed if bd didn't work pnp.
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  13. Willy Cunningham

    Willy Cunningham New Member

    Do the math, he asked MPG
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  14. Willy Cunningham

    Willy Cunningham New Member

    It is so simple, set trip to 0 fill the tank, drive until you think you need fuel, note how many gallons to refill, divide that into the distance traveled- mpg.
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  15. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Keep talking to yourself you’re going to fit right in here. Welcome to the forum.
  16. drtyota09

    drtyota09 Member

    I have set trips at a full tank and divided it out a few times I get right around 11. I have a 6 inch lift with 34s. 17x10 wheels. Mickey Thompson baja tires. 80% highway too. 6 speed
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  17. B-Man

    B-Man Well-Known Member

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