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post #53266 of 83086 Old 10-21-2013, 05:41 PM
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Tell me more about that gauge. I think my factory sending unit went bad recently. Ive been setting the trip odo so i hve an idea of when to fuel up lol. Which btw ive been getting around 15.5 mpg. But thats probably because ive been towing alot less than normal.
It cost $60 and its just a live scan tool, its pretty useful for monitoring things in real time but can't do freeze frame or data logs. Still worth the money though.


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I hit the ditches again with some Wranglers, notice the lack of flex.....haha
I wish I lived where you live and had that kind of wheeling every weekend :/
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It cost $60 and its just a live scan tool, its pretty useful for monitoring things in real time but can't do freeze frame or data logs. Still worth the money though.
How do you hook it up?
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I know there's good wheeling in PA

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How do you hook it up?
ODB2 data link

On board data not old dirty bastard....semi dyslexic

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Yeeeahh lol im a little tired. Thats not gonna happen with my renix . I dont know of a place to buy replacement sending units for a mj, i remember looking when i put the tank in. When i get some time ill probably pull the pump and try cleaning up the sending unit, might be worth a shot. I dont know if i can rig up a new sending unit thats actually accurate.
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I know there's good wheeling in PA
Well pa had gorgeous country side, but basically everywhere you go it's just gravel roads I could drive in my wrx or its private property.
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Well pa had gorgeous country side, but basically everywhere you go it's just gravel roads I could drive in my wrx or its private property.
One of the trails we frequent about once a month you could drive your WRX down as well but its my favorite place to ride because there is a beach and we back down to the water and toss out the lawn chairs and BBQ grills.

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One of the trails we frequent about once a month you could drive your WRX down as well but its my favorite place to ride because there is a beach and we back down to the water and toss out the lawn chairs and BBQ grills.
That sounds amazing. Fortunately I enjoy just driving the thing and finding nice views and lakes to take pictures of. Plus I'm kind of an amateur astronomer (very amateur) so enjoy driving to secluded parts of the mountains to take pictures of the sky.
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Does anyone else's "low fuel" light come on super early? I usually drive about 100 miles after the light comes on and it still only takes 16 or 17 gallons. Just seems kinda odd to me lol
According to my owner's manual , our XJ has a total capacity of 20.2 gallons containing a reserve of 3.6 gallons .

But , yeah . The light seems to come on plenty early .

My wife says she read 'somewhere' that the light comes on earlier than other vehicles because Jeeps tend to be used for off road and / or driven in places which are generally far from services , allowing enough fuel to get back to civilization .

IDK for sure , but that sounds logical to me .

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Well pa had gorgeous country side, but basically everywhere you go it's just gravel roads I could drive in my wrx or its private property.
Rausch Creek! A wrx most definitely would not be useful there.

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According to my owner's manual , our XJ has a total capacity of 20.2 gallons containing a reserve of 3.6 gallons .

But , yeah . The light seems to come on plenty early .

My wife says she read 'somewhere' that the light comes on earlier than other vehicles because Jeeps tend to be used for off road and / or driven in places which are generally far from services , allowing enough fuel to get back to civilization.
Yea that does make sense.

And yea I'm sure rausch creek is great but I have no friends to go with me and it kinda sucks paying lol
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According to my owner's manual , our XJ has a total capacity of 20.2 gallons containing a reserve of 3.6 gallons . But , yeah . The light seems to come on plenty early . My wife says she read 'somewhere' that the light comes on earlier than other vehicles because Jeeps tend to be used for off road and / or driven in places which are generally far from services , allowing enough fuel to get back to civilization . IDK for sure , but that sounds logical to me .
What does the reserve mean?

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Does anyone else's "low fuel" light come on super early? I usually drive about 100 miles after the light comes on and it still only takes 16 or 17 gallons. Just seems kinda odd to me lol
Mine comes on at 1/4 tank. I can run my 22 mile daily route for about 4 days and still never run out.

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What does the reserve mean?
Reserve is that portion of fuel that is available immediately before the 'WALK' light comes on .

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