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Old 06-29-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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Wondering if anyone had experience with that Floscan system. Since it gives MPG it would seem really useful to find the most efficient cruising speed under varying conditions.

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Old 06-30-2012, 09:14 PM   #2
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I love mine. The hour meter and totalizer are great, not to mention the accurate tach. I saved a switch when I wired mine by combining the gph/mpg and totalizer reset using a single toggle momentary-off-on with the momentary for the reset and the off/on for gph/mpg.
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Old 06-30-2012, 09:23 PM   #3
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What are you using for the tach signal?

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What are you using for the tach signal?

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I just moved the wire over from the analog tach that I took out.
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Since it gives MPG it would seem really useful to find the most efficient cruising speed under varying conditions.

The old system with a hand held GPS and a piece of graph paper allows you to refer to the chart as required.

Makes the underway "how goes it?" really easy.

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I have a Faria fuel manager but it didnt work on my diesel as it will not account for the return fuel. Giving a false reading on fuel used and GPH burned.
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I have a Faria fuel manager but it didnt work on my diesel as it will not account for the return fuel. Giving a false reading on fuel used and GPH burned.
Fortunately, FloScan does take return fuel into account. (Note the two green-labeled white cylinders.)

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Thats great i use mine on my Gas center console and it works fine there and i will have to think about installing a floscan on the Honey Badger now that i know it will account and correctly give me stats on my fuel. I am installing a fuel preasure regulator to knock down my inbound fuel to the pump down to around 3psi i think i am getting way more return fuel due to the fact that its an aftermarket pump and its putting out about 10 PSI.
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