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damien
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Oct 24, 6:12pm - #308530 
Does engine mods lower MPG?

What engine mods are gonna lower the celi's fuel mpg...? I want to put a CAI and exhaust.. is this going to lower my mpg drastically? Cause part of the reason i got my celi was fuel economy.. I traded a Toy Tundra, which i got only 16mpg on it.. and I work kinda far tongue post up some numbers if you can. Thanks ahead of time. spineyes

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Oct 24, 6:35pm - #308531 
I could be wrong but i dont believe that minor upgrades like i/e will drastically lower your MPG. i have both on my civic and i still get 20+ mpg. dont know any specific numbers but id say go ahead and get the mods thumbsup

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Oct 24, 6:38pm - #308532 
CAI and exhaust should INCREASE your mileage, as long as you don't change your driving habits. Makes the motor more efficient.

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Oct 24, 6:46pm - #308533 
damn.. even better! thanks bro

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Oct 24, 10:58pm - #308534 
they increase mpg because it takes away some engine restriction as long as your driving normally but if you pushin it, it will waste more gas because ur gettin more performance out of it

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Oct 24, 11:13pm - #308535 
Ill be the first to say they'll go down. Once you hear the Intake and the exhaust for the first time ur gonna wanna keep the RPMs up all the time, trust me, you'll wanna hear it from the time you start it till you turn it off grin


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Oct 25, 1:16pm - #308536 
you guys with turbos what kinda mpg do you get i have never seen that question asked

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Oct 27, 11:27am - #308537 
If you are modifying your car you shouldn't be worrying about that, it well go down but it's minor. Turboing the car will make it drop but it's minimall compared to the performance boost.
IMO mpg shouldn't even be an issue if you like to drive your car.

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Oct 27, 11:43am - #308538 
The only mod that will lower MPG is removing the butterfly valve from your air Intake box. Don't ask me why this happens. idunnoIt has to do with constricting airflow.

It you put VTEC stickers or other crap vinyl decals and stuff on your car, you will lower MPG...and respect from non-ricers. rofl thumbsdown


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Oct 27, 12:09pm - #308539 
i was wondering about this too. anyway, how many MPG does a gts 6 speed have??


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Oct 27, 2:17pm - #308540 
Originally Posted by kevin
i was wondering about this too. anyway, how many MPG does a gts 6 speed have??


I've been getting about 34 highway; I'm probably pretty easy on it.


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Oct 31, 8:05am - #308541 
HP=GASOLINE

If you do enough mods to actually increase your horsepower, your gas mileage will be reduced accordingly.

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Oct 31, 8:30am - #308542 
i got around 350-360miles on a full tank, that's 4hrs on the interstate/highway driving 80+mph..so that's pretty darn good..not as good as my last civic which gets over 400miles on a full tank..but good enuf for me..


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Oct 31, 8:35am - #308543 
whenever i drive to vegas..about 250 miles..i still have half a tank left..

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Oct 31, 1:08pm - #308544 
engine mods will higher ur milage.


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Oct 31, 1:53pm - #308545 
^^^ to a point. depends on what mods you have and how you drive your car

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Oct 31, 2:45pm - #308546 
Ask a mecanic or auto teckny


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Nov 1, 1:44pm - #308547 
Originally Posted by Sancho
The only mod that will lower MPG is removing the butterfly valve from your air Intake box. Don't ask me why this happens. idunnoIt has to do with constricting airflow.

It you put VTEC stickers or other crap vinyl decals and stuff on your car, you will lower MPG...and respect from non-ricers. rofl thumbsdown


I've removed my butterfly and haven't noticed any change in my MPG.

As for what you get with other mods...why doesn't someone post up their average MPG with and without a CAI? We can debate back and forth forever on whether it will increase engine efficiency or require more gas, but there's only one sure way to know. thumbsup

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