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Wooly
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Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this

ok, so i know a few people with gmc 2500 diesel trucks, what i didnt know up until about a year ago is that you can basically put in a chip that will almost double your gas mileage. (thats what he told me, please let me know if their is way more to it) so anyways, he had a 2500 diesel getting around 29mpg. now i know you can get this out of a truck, which is great. but here is my question, which i know im going to catch hell for.

can you do the same type of improvements on a VW Toureg TDI? i know it would obviously void the warranty on a new one, but say on a 2012 that someone buys off the lot from a lease. could it be done?


i have prepared the anus


something to make the toureg more manly
Image: http://files.conceptcarz.com/img/Volkswagen/VW_Touareg_TDi_BAJA-2009_Image-03-1024.jpg



Nodust
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, he had a 2500 diesel getting around 29mpg

I'm calling bull shite.


JAB528
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Me too.
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Wooly
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so i was lied to?


well then this thread is useless.



everyone move along, nothing to see here, just a dummy asking silly questions


4X4DEMON
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
You drive a vw!? BOO THIS MAN!!!!!@!@ ok now that that is out of the way, yea you should be able to do that, but it may not help much since they're already pretty good on mpg.


JAB528
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
He probably got better gas mileage, just not 29 mpg.


Wooly
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
i drive a tahoe... just looking for whats next, ill need an SUV that gets good mileage.


Nodust
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
I put a SuperChip programmer in mine and went form 16 to 19. They help but to go from 15 to 29. I don't think so.


JAB528
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Those touregs are very nice.


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brass2mouth
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He probably got better gas mileage, just not 29 mpg.



I dunno man, I have a coworker that gets about 25-27 mpg in his 05 GMC 2500, and I've read on several different forums, both ford and chevy about mid 20's mpg after having a chip installed.


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NASA_ISS_Tiger
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
I drive a 2003 GMC Duramx and routinely get 20-21mpg. Got a programmer that my dad used on the truck and set to highway mode (vs pulling mode).

It's actually a bitch with all 80 gallons on board (25 stock tank+55 gall aux tool/fuel)...That's 1600 miles...and I only take piss breaks and leg stretches.


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LSULANE
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
29 going down a mountain with the motor off


Nodust
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Carson123987
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
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you can basically put in a chip that will almost double your gas mileage.


not true. for diesels, a lot of chips can bump your HP up by ~100, but you won't get double gas mileage. Everyone would buy one


MrCoachKlein
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To get milage like that I think you need a tuner, DPF delete, and an EGR blocker/different exhaust. I'm not the person to ask though


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Nascar Fan
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You drive a vw!? BOO THIS MAN!!!!!@!@


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Wooly
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Everyone would buy one



thats what i thought!


i was amazed everyone wasnt driving diesel


wickowick
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
I have a VW Pasat, diesel and get 46...


El Josey Wales
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re: Diesel Engine MPG question... i know im going to catch hell for this
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I put a SuperChip programmer in mine and went form 16 to 19. They help but to go from 15 to 29. I don't think so.


+1

I got a different brand chip but pretty much same results.


wickowick
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You drive a vw!? BOO THIS MAN!!!!!@!@




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