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      Real world MPG

      Quick background I am 51 and ran a class 8 trucking company for 30 years. I know a little bit about what effects fuel mileage. I find many, wait, MANY of the mpg gains on here exaggerated. Here is...
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      Concerned

      When I contacted Malone I was specific that I was doing a DPF delete with fuel economy as my priority, what do you recommend. He responded with the 1.5.. That is all I know. Just to revisit also I...
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      Back on track

      First I want to thank Malone tuning for handling what could have been a bad situation in a professional manner stepping up and correcting what could have been a expensive deal for me. Drove to...
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      Not so good

      Well folks here is the first update. Drove 140 miles round trip to Franklin Wi and Huckstorf diesel. The guys there were great, however it seems Malone shipped the equipment to install it to them...
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      update

      I have the tune scheduled for Thursday and the DPF delete for Friday. Stay tuned for updates on the.....er tune.
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      emailed Malone

      I emailed Malone and I am under the impression it is a dpf delete with any of the 3 stages 1, 1.5 and 2. I said that fuel economy was my priority. They recommended the 1.5 as that seems to produce he...
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      2010 80k Malone 1.5 DPF delete

      On a recent trip my check engine light came on. It threw a bad fuel code and a plugged DPF. I have had the car 3 years and have put 80k on it, with a forecast of about the same amount of travel in...
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      Update

      Ok, so my check engine light came on only a couple of hundred miles into the trip in Wisconsin. Stayed on to Spokane WA where I stopped to get the codes pulled. Plugged DPF and bad fuel were the...
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      Thanks

      But CRAP, have found 2 threads elsewhere saying this will be a 4 to 5 thousand dollar repair. There goes the savings of owning a diesel for 80k. I live in Illinois and there is no emission testing. I...
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      dealer says dpf replacement

      Currently on a trip out west from IL. 75k on my TDI 2010 SW. The dealer says I need to replace my DPF. Doing research is seems things are a little sketchy on this. I looked for 2 hours online to find...
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      Front rail cover removal

      I searched and found several post on taking the rails off. But none of them detail how to snap off the front covers. I have a terrible metal rattle and am now convinced the rail is loose on the...
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      Thanks for the confirmation, when the search came...

      Thanks for the confirmation, when the search came up with the suspension limiters I got nervous.
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      mkv r32 wheels on my 2010 JSP

      So I just noticed my rear tires are cupping on my wagon with 17 inch wheels. I have the set of stock 18s off my R32 with some half worn OEM tires, I would like to wear these out this summer then buy...
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      You are correct Rocker, I see you are in NC. I am...

      You are correct Rocker, I see you are in NC. I am in Northern Illinois, I doubt you even get winter blend gas, or for that matter temps normally with highs in the 20s and lows in the teens. Except of...
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      I have seen a 3 to 4 mpg difference in dead of...

      I have seen a 3 to 4 mpg difference in dead of winter until temps reach 50 and winter blend fuel goes away. It is also the same for diesel.
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      I was putting gas in my R32 when it happened.

      I was putting gas in my R32 when it happened.
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      New gas station experiences

      I have been putting gas in vehicles for 34 years now, and have experienced 2 new things in the last year I had not seen before. The first one is evidently, the person before me hanging up the pump...
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      Battery changed?
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      are you kidding me? Smart cars are...

      are you kidding me? Smart cars are perfect..........for Long Island.
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      What, no pics? Gotta put up a pic. I plan to get...

      What, no pics? Gotta put up a pic. I plan to get my first tattoo this fall, I will be 50. I figure I am due.
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