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How to Drive a CMAX Hybrid/FFH to get Great Gas Mileage

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#21 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 08:18 AM

Great Job! :yahoo:

 

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#22 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 04:49 PM

Up to 458 views for My YouTube Videos and 2013 CMAX MPG's on Fuelly have gone up about .5 MPG's. :)

 

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Edited by ptjones, 15 May 2017 - 09:43 AM.

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#23 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 04:32 PM

I was wondering if anyone has looked into a ECM Tuner for our Hybrids to improve fuel economy? :headscratch:

 

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#24 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 10:13 AM

With warmer temps (80-90*F) speeds 40-55 mph and a bike on the back half the time, I'm getting 60.5mpg, with 230 miles on this tank. Using the info from these videos you should expect similar MPG's. :)

 

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#25 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 08:49 AM

YouTube Video views are up to 548 and between three FORD CMAX/FFH Forums we are up to 3280 views.smile.png  Current tank at 59.4 mpg at 411 miles, looking like I'll reach 800 miles on this tank.smile.png Has anyone been using this technique seen an improvement in mpg's?

 

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#26 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 29 May 2017 - 04:44 PM

Just filled up my tank, actual 59.9 mpg,826 mi. and 13.8 gal.  So about 50% HWY with 2- 100 mi. trips on I-85/I-285 and about 30% of the time with bike on bike rack. :)

This is just an idea of what can be done now with all the tips from the YouTube videos and warmer temps. :) 

 

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Edited by ptjones, 29 May 2017 - 04:45 PM.

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#27 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 06 June 2017 - 09:13 AM

Just got back from Lighthouse trip to Virginia Coast and figured out a strategy for keeping WT up when using A/C. I turn the A/C on going uphill when I need the ICE and turn the A/C button off going down hill, still leave fan on in recirculate. This turns off the Radiator fan when the ICE isn't creating heat and keeps WT higher, I was seeing 170's *F WT with A/C on all the time with center Grill Cover and partial Lower Grill Cover on and OT around 90*F. :sad:

 

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Edited by ptjones, 14 June 2017 - 08:35 AM.


#28 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 12:25 PM

Filled up after our Lighthouse looking trip to VA and got 53.37 mpg with A/C use at 40%. I think when I got back I was 50 mpg at about 10 gal. used, the rest of the tank was driven at slower speeds so tank average ended up 53.37 mpg. The good news was my Fuelly average went up to 47.9 mpg. :yahoo:  So even with 157k miles, my average keeps going up. :) I went to the Quick Trip Station, because they had Ethanol Free for $.02 more than Premium. Unfortunately it is  only 87 Octane and Premium is 93 so at best I would get the same as Premium MPG's and maybe less so I stuck with Premium for this time. I did add a bottle of NOS Octane Booster which cleans the Injectors and adds  2 Octane to the gas. :) Pretty quick my MPG's went up 3 mpg's to around 59 mpg's from 56 mpg's.

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Up to 675 views of my videos now. :)
 
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#29 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:22 PM

Just checked My YouTube and I'm upto 1270 views on the three CMAX/FFH  Videos now.  :)  Drove into Atlanta and back today on I-85/I-20 about 100mi., averaged 60.5 mpg's, everything is working great at 157k mi. :)

 

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#30 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 10:39 AM

I can't believe it, someone gave me a dislike for my MODs video and no comment, Really! What's not to like, LOL :drop:  1448 views now.  :)

 

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Posted Yesterday, 09:51 AM

Just checked and my videos are up to 1700 views now. :) Was hoping to see an improvement on Fuelly.com , even with the rain I have managed  59.6 mpg's, down from 60.8mpg with 600 miles on tank.  Could hit 800mi. :)  

 

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Posted Yesterday, 05:42 PM

I've watched your videos Paul. They're very informative and detailed! I just got my car almost three weeks ago and I've watched rewatched them so that I can maximize what I'm getting out of my new car.

 

I got 500 miles on my tank and used 11.100 gallons. Only got 45.34 MPG though :(



#33 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted Today, 10:35 AM

I've watched your videos Paul. They're very informative and detailed! I just got my car almost three weeks ago and I've watched rewatched them so that I can maximize what I'm getting out of my new car.

 

I got 500 miles on my tank and used 11.100 gallons. Only got 45.34 MPG though :(

Are you using the info from all Three videos? Check your Odometer with portable GPS, it should be off by 2%, you are getting 2% better MPG's than you think you are and also 2% farther for starters. Are you using Premium and 50psi in the tires? :headscratch:

 

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