(5) beta testers sought for new technology

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Fuel Economy' started by Pedal Logic, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Raytheeagle

    Raytheeagle Senior Member

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    Mpg before and after with the first unit was the same? Was it a unit that had different modes? What modes did you try?
     
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  3. Paranormal Rob

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    3 and 4. He said for the V they tried something less aggressive on mine. I sent it and they reflashed it and added a mode 6 (experimental) so I'm going to test modes 3-6, different Prius modes, 6 tanks each (1st tank for adjustments) and report data.

    I go through 3 tanks a week (part time Uber/Lyft, 20,000 miles since I bought it 3-4 months ago) so it won't take long to give feedback. They say these cars like to be driven. I'm gonna find out.

    Tank 2 on Mode 3 was 2 mpg higher than tank 1. I can't be 100% accurate because my routes are never the same.

    Last month I started filling up to the top of the filler neck to be more consistent. I realized even using the same pump, same nozzle, 1st notch, first click wasn't enough because of variables like temps, pump pressure (who else was pumping), that kind of stuff. So now I'm only off a few tablespoons from previous fillup.

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  4. Prodigyplace

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    Testing is "fun" until you kill your fuel evaporation recovery system. I know on current models there are warnings to not overfill or risk expensive damage.
     
  5. Paranormal Rob

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    The fact I drive 100-200+ right after fillup should minimize that.

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  6. swapper

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    Thanks Marc
     
  7. swapper

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    Hi.

    After having tested the Smartpedal in mode 2 for two months, I'm not afraid to leave the parking lot :), so I'll go to try Mode 3
     
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  8. Grit

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    Theres a member here thats been topping their tank since they bought it and its got more than 100,000 miles on it.
     
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    Wow! (y)
     
  10. Pedal Logic

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    Hi swapper,

    I have some new software for you that will help with that steep driveway at the start of your drive. If you'll PM me your real name, I can look up your order in the sales database and email off a return label for the exchange. You'll get one of the new 5+1 devices.

    Marc
     
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    PM sent.
     
  12. swapper

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    Hi Marc.

    This is how I exit my parking:

     
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