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seyfert
09-07-2004, 10:24 PM
Hi To All CRV Owners,

I am planning to get a CRV soon, but would like to know how does this CRV fare in terms of fuel consumption ? Would appreciate the feedback from CRV owners.

Thanks !

Cheers.

1277
09-07-2004, 10:32 PM
Hi Seyfert,
It depends on how is your driving habbit and if yours is 2WD or 4WD. Typically from 8km/litre to 10km/hr.

...............Alex

seyfert
09-07-2004, 10:37 PM
Hi Alex,

Thanks for your advise. Was wondering if based on normal driving, what is the FC likely be.

Cheers

1277
09-07-2004, 10:43 PM
Hi Seyfert,
Average, it's about 9km/litre.
There are many factor to consider though. The rim size, weight u used, the tyre rolling resistant, the load u carry, the way u drive and the mob u do. But u need to know this car is almost 1.6 ton.

.................Alex

BigBertha
09-07-2004, 11:49 PM
And if you are not one of those who basically floored the accelerator @ every opportunity, keeps your RPM @ < 2500 and maintain constant speed around 80 - 85 km/h on the highway, you can maybe get about 10.5 - 11+ km/l. :wink:

The only shortfall would be seeing EVEN lorries overtaking you. :roll: All the best !

genesis
09-08-2004, 12:25 AM
Hi Seyfert,

If you check earlier postings, our V record is 580km for full tank and it held by our Mr Bryan! :P Most of us are not even crossing the 500km mark :(
But the 8 to 10km/litre mentioned by Alex is the norm.

do join us when you get your ride.

Bryan_lee1909
09-08-2004, 04:12 AM
Hi Seyfert,

If you check earlier postings, our V record is 580km for full tank and it held by our Mr Bryan! :P Most of us are not even crossing the 500km mark :(
But the 8 to 10km/litre mentioned by Alex is the norm.

do join us when you get your ride.
Ha ha I heard my name mentined!
Ya! BTW, I just clocked another 576.4km today from one full tank.

1277
09-08-2004, 04:15 AM
Hello Byran,
I was wondering if u have a 70 litre tank instead of a 58litre tank!!!!!
Can you also tell us how much petrol is used to clock this so we can get the same unit in term of km/litre.

...................Alex

Bryan_lee1909
09-08-2004, 04:33 AM
Hi Alex :wink: ,
Here are some info about my fuel receipt for today :P .
Fuel type:- Syn 5000,
Price: S$1.465/Lit (46.1 Lit, Pumped!)
Cost: S$ 67.55
Total Dist Travel: 576.6Km
P.S:- :mrgreen: The low fuel light is not ON yet :mrgreen: !

1277
09-08-2004, 04:51 AM
Hi bryan,
It's 12.5km/litre.
It's 1/3 more than me! Mine is 8km/litre only.

...................Alex

kjen
09-08-2004, 05:37 AM
Bryan... may i know what kind of air filter and plugs u using??? :?

LOW
09-08-2004, 06:02 AM
Bryan

Wow your CRV can clock so high mileage. My at 8km/litre same with Alex. Can you share with us.
Did you modify or fit something to the engine. What is your type size, rim size ?? We can learn something from you. Please reply. Thank

Will :shock:

1277
09-08-2004, 06:09 AM
Hi All,
He is using entire stock setup except ICE change to SONY 7700!!!!

I faint, mob and change but never improve. Need to rob his ECU.

...............Alex

Bryan_lee1909
09-08-2004, 06:42 AM
Ha ha :mrgreen: ! No magic :P ! You all treat me coffee I will impart my skill to you :wink: ! Hee Hee! ( :mrgreen: First get one can opener then cut one big hole before the area at the V paddles, then start kicking :mrgreen: !!! HA HA HA! :lol: ) :mrgreen:

genesis
09-08-2004, 07:56 AM
ya lor, he (bryan) good man :o maybe be should drive driving his V one day, perhaps only 1 ton only :lol: juz kidding lah, must give it to him lah, i only clock those figures on NS highway :oops:

Bryan_lee1909
09-08-2004, 08:18 AM
ya lor, he (bryan) good man :o maybe be should drive driving his V one day, perhaps only 1 ton only :lol: juz kidding lah, must give it to him lah, i only clock those figures on NS highway :oops:

Just maybe :roll: ?? Because I always clean my V inside out and from top to the bottom and got tons of weight out of it (sand stones) :wink: ??!! Or maybe mine V is an one wheel drive one :roll: ?? Hee HEeee??!! :mrgreen: Less wheel drive less consumption :mrgreen: ???

Triangel
09-08-2004, 08:30 AM
Think we should name him(Bryan) "GOD" :shock: doubt we can achieve his standard. :P
________
Lovely Wendie99 (http://www.lovelywendie99.com/)

LOW
09-08-2004, 10:44 AM
Bryan

Don't talk with a big mouth. It's since like your V can do this mileage and all other CRV member can't. I believe your car are not V. Just a normal saloon car.

Will

Bryan_lee1909
09-08-2004, 11:22 AM
Bryan

Don't talk with a big mouth. It's since like your V can do this mileage and all other CRV member can't. I believe your car are not V. Just a normal saloon car.

Will

Well, thanks for your comment Mr LOW :shock: ! Ya maybe I was driving someone else car :lol: ??!! Then again it all depend on how your driving style is like :roll: ! If your are a heavy footed person of cause you can never achieve that sort of distance. But with a little care on your gas paddle who knows :roll: ? Well, I can confidently says that with my driving style, I can normally clock about 520km per full tank with all my fuel receipts as my back up prove since the day I got my V. Come for the next meet up maybe we can get to know more about our V. Everyday is a learning day for everyone :wink: !

FYI! There is an old topic about this fuel comsumption thing, try and look for it. I think it is named "Yahoo! Just clock 580km!".

Bryan_lee1909
09-08-2004, 11:47 AM
Hi LOW,
I have tried to look for the link but was not here anymore?! May you can search this link from my former post. http://www.hondasuv.com/main2/viewtopic.php?p=37526&highlight=#37526

kjen
09-08-2004, 07:14 PM
Bryan... something wrong with yr V!!! These mileage obtained can only point to a "few" likely "problem" yr car have...

1. Yr I-VTEC not working..(more likely u never activate it in the first place!!) :roll:
2. Yr Fuel pump not working properly....(hehehe) :twisted:
3. Yr ECU is running a modified mapping/wrong ECU installed!!! :shock:
4. Yr Air-Con not working right??? 8)
5. U using an external prime mover source... aka tow truck! hahaha.. :twisted:

Just jokin.... but seriously... do u do alot of highway driving?? reason why i asked u about the plugs and filter is because i kinda find that my mileage per tank dropped after i change to the K&N filter. It was doing rather well for the stock one. will swop back and re-test it out again after my next oil change.

At least now i know who the SVD is if i see a slow V on the road.
(SVD = Snail V Driver!! :lol: )

cheers....

LOW
09-08-2004, 11:29 PM
Bryan

You want coffee not a problem. But you do not dare to reply. All are waiting for your magic talk.

Will

LOW
09-09-2004, 01:22 AM
Bryan

I am sorry. Feeling down lately and a bit rough. From others mail, they also do not believe you :twisted: . You have to voice up. Show us :mrgreen: . You mention about driving style. I do try to drive slowly in the past (Not over 80km/hr) but also cannot have a better mileage. If you travel in the highway daily(ECP,TPE,PIE,...) yes you can get a better mileage. I can not believe you at all. For me to find out more, please answer to the question. Did you modify ??????
1/ How old are your V :D
2/ Tyre size & rim size :shock:
3/ Exhaust system (Change ??) 8)
4/ Enhencement to engine :wink:
5/ Always travel in highway or normal road :idea:
6/ How long a full tank last :arrow:

apes
09-09-2004, 02:31 AM
Hi Bryan,

To reach 580KM before the fuel warning light light up, thats very remarkable. Even for Toyota cars 1.5L, to reach 580KM for full tank also very difficult which has the almost the same fuel capacity as CRV.

For a 2L vehicle to reach 580KM before the fuel warning light, you can join the competition to drive up Genting and set a world record for 2L cars. You should tell Honda and who knows they may sponsor you in the future.

regards

johnktham
09-09-2004, 02:48 AM
Actually I've seen his fuel gauge in one of our mini meet up. More than 520+ (actual distance can't remember) still no fuel low light up and he's still driving his V up and down.

apes
09-09-2004, 03:18 AM
Hi John,

You should comment on his driving style in order foir us determine his claims. As you can reset or not to reset the KMs on the ride, so this may not be covincing to us.

regards

genesis
09-09-2004, 03:30 AM
my previous car was a toyota corona 1.6L auto, 1993 model. i have clocked 600km in a single tank many times. no mod done.

to those who do not believe Bryan's claims, perhaps the easliest way is for you to follow him on trips, do what he does and see if it true cos when something that does not happen to you is always not true. and if you follow this thread, his V is stock condition except for ICE.

1277
09-09-2004, 03:44 AM
Hi Genesis,
I scare I bang his rear!!!!!! Hahahahahhaha

.............Alex

Bryan_lee1909
09-09-2004, 03:47 AM
Well, If you may please join us for the Malaysia trip! But I will not be Zooming all my way but sticking to the highway limite only 110km/hrs. As for LOW, I need to top up about every five days from each top up. Please do join us for the next KOPI session, then you can see my V. No Mob. done to it. It how you treat your paddle that counts.

johnktham
09-09-2004, 04:56 AM
Hi Apes,

I am just stating what I saw. Not trying to convince anyone. I can't comment on his driving style as I have not ride with him b4.

LOW
09-09-2004, 05:38 AM
Dear Bryan

I have post six questions for you and you only answer one. Finally you mention Malaysia trip. Did I ask you travel in highway ?. If your V can have this mileage I am very happy for you. Can I know what place you when ? Talk about Malaysia trip. I think my V & other member V also can do it (12km/litre). You mention every five days top up. It's the same as I do, what I have (8 - 8.5km/litre). Can I know your mileage ?? Thank :roll: :mrgreen: :shock:

Will

Triangel
09-09-2004, 08:53 AM
Guys

I think X did achieve that same mileage too; he mentioned that before if my memory didn't fail me ...

Cheers
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Bryan_lee1909
09-09-2004, 06:12 PM
Enough of this LOW! If you really want a challenge about this fuel thing! This is fine! On four condition though!
1) You must willing to witness my next fuel top up and I give you one seal sticker you stick to my V with your name or whatever on it!
2) Must willing to witness when I finish with that particular tank and see the milage yourself!
3) You pay for that fuel top up!
4) Milage will be vary but will be above 520km~580Km.

So are you ON for this challenge! Now we are talking :twisted: !!

kjen
09-09-2004, 06:58 PM
hey guys... relax lah!!! dun need to take it that far right??!!
consumption can vary.... depending on ppl's driving habit, amount of load we carry daily, amount of junk we have in our V, how complicated is your ICE system, etc, etc... never ending story.
So some can get higher mileage than others.... SO BE IT! more or less... its money out of their own pocket.. :wink:

lets have kopi and all be happy!!! Since Alex is in Town this week... why dun we org a relax get-together for some chatter. Was talking to him last night... and he let me hear his ICE pump over the handphone... now i very 'gian' to test out his new setup... want to check which speaker torn liao becos it sound really "bad" over the earpiece!! :twisted: hahahaa....

Alex: see... just for u leh!! steady or not??? btw! I want my little "V" back! hahaha...

cheers.

Bryan_lee1909
09-09-2004, 07:59 PM
Well, since sombody (LOW) could not accept some degree of sense then action is louder than words in this case :evil: . And I total agree with Kjen about his last posting, load and other stuffs do have a part to play with this sort of milage gain! Like compromise on your "Rush" for speed (pick up speed) and seeing other speeding past you :cry: . This weekend if got KOPI session maybe can only join you all for a short while, (need to do some prayer thing). I had tried a few means to soften thing FC thing but HE is pushing me to the wall!
Hey! We try to make this forum a friendly enviroment so I am regretted if anyone of you felt offended. :oops:

johnktham
09-09-2004, 08:15 PM
He made 6 posts so far, 5 of them is to start a fight. Gentlemen, let stop feeding the troll.

Collie
09-09-2004, 08:19 PM
Hi Bryan,LOW,

You guys just have to cool it a little, I don't what the big FUSS about FC. As far as I am concern, I bought the V to enjoy the ride in whatever way I like. So high FC or Low FC still the same to me. If I like to feel the power of the V then pay more lor or if I like a slow and steady but solid feel than save some $$$. This forum is for us to chat about our ride and how to best enjoy the V that we all have purchased.

No need to get hostile or anything, just enjoy and be happy.

Life is short....

Edwin

Bryan_lee1909
09-09-2004, 08:39 PM
Hi Collie :wink: !
Could'nt agree with you more :wink: ! Life is short you have the choice of having it at the fast lane or a slow and steady way :D . I must start to learn "QI GONG" liao :lol: ! "Seee Whoooo Seee Whoooo"! :lol: Then "PUTTT" out all the bad things in life :mrgreen: !

BigBertha
09-09-2004, 08:51 PM
Edwin's absolutely SPOT ON ! SUVs/SAVs and what-have-you burns more fuel and was never meant to achieve a record of fuel savings. If Bryan can do it at that mileage, I don't see a reason to doubt it - afterall, that's absolute no advantage for doing so.

I don't earn a million bucks a year .. but I do know quite a number of people who does 8)

Juz COOL off .... this is a HONDA-CRV friendly site.

Collie
09-09-2004, 09:01 PM
Well BOYS or sorry, I mean, mens :lol: , That is the CRV spirit. Live and let live.. :D

Edwin

1277
09-09-2004, 09:37 PM
HI Low,
Allow me to comment on the fuel consumption thing.
I absolutely believe Bryan's claim and I did try his method of driving and jump from 8km/litre to 9.8km/litre instantly on the next tank. But I gave up that driving style cos I believe it's a form of suffering to me to drive like him just to get better mileage out of it.
Could u imagine I was driving a NSX in US and my previous car is a Mivec in Singapore? I cannot drive like him cos I actually enjoy extra speed that explain why my previous ride are those car.
CRV was choosen becos I like to ride hi again after being low as my very first car is a JEEP.

Let's don't talk abt mob now. I will elborate my experience and conclusion in latter report.
People here long enough know we did crazy things and do bench test experiments in the past.

Bryan's V is a 2WD. No mob on engine bay, exhaust and rim is 15" alloy. Absolute stock and no special fitting at all except his HU upgrade.

It's his driving style. Feather light right foot.
He is a gentle driver, dun do jack rabbit acceleration like horse racing in the Derby at traffic light.
He maintain below 2300 rpm except initial kick off.
His constant pressure on the throttle allow ECU to do a simple mapping and at such RPM under constant load, VTEC is not kick in at all.
If you VTEC a lot, u are actually burning more fuel. Nothing is free, extra power means extra petrol to burn. One thing is that our V mixture is too rich. U can try to install anAir Fuel Controller to regulate it if you want. As for VTEC indicator, if you are interested, I or X and teach u how to install one so u will know when VTEC kicks in.

I have tried light tuning and fitting Powerjet, install magnet and improve air flow and conclusion is that this Honda ECU is simply to smart and re-learn fast enough to avoid being cheated.
Mobbing will be worst, it will not bring down the FC but on the other hand do the reverse if mob for endless power.

My ultimate objective is to make the K20A engine as efficient as possible for this 1.6 ton. Powerful yet efficient but I have not yet got there yet. Power and Efficiency does not plot on a straight line proportionly on the graph. Sigh. That's what I learn on one of the subject I major on which is Engine in school days. If you are not looking at FC but Power, then that will be much more easy.

Our objective here is information exchange, share our experience, knowledge, get educated and learn from each other on the good thing we do here.
Our group here is uniquely a combination of muture individual unlike other car forum. We believe in brotherhood and sharing.

Let's enjoy CRVing and I hope this is not a place for argument but rather discussion.

Live to Drive and Drive to live.

Right Brudder?

...........................Alex

Bryan_lee1909
09-09-2004, 09:42 PM
One big thumb up for Alex :mrgreen: ! Ya my man :D !

Collie
09-09-2004, 10:10 PM
Spot On Alex 8) and be cool

Edwin

LOW
09-10-2004, 05:53 AM
Hi Alex

I came across this forum. I am not here to argue. I am also a V owner. As you have mention we learn from one another. I agree. I am a hot temper person but I do apologise. As I can say Bryan try to twist my question with no answer. Now I know he is trying to pull my leg. He want to challenge me. I got no say, I am not as experience as him. For that mileage post drive in Malaysia or Singapore ??. Just want to know.

Cheer every one reading this forum.

Learning :D :lol: :) :D :lol: :)

1277
09-10-2004, 07:07 AM
Hi Low,
I really envy his patience. He is consistently hitting above 500km for each tankful regardless of Singapore or in Malaysia. 1 thing I forgot to mention is that switching off the air con will help too. He does sometime switch it off as he tell me.

Where did u stay? We have Kopi session this Sun at Pasir Ris Park.
Interested, call me @ 90476008 for detail.

Hope to see you................Alex

GreenCRV03
09-10-2004, 10:30 PM
Hello All,

I believe Bryan. I have not met him personally (my loss) but I did try and I hit 11.5km/l (in SINGAPORE!) No magic, just like what Bryan said, patience, enjoy your ride. I got 480km for a tank (no light up too). My usual was 380-430km at best (Singapore roads)

BUT THEN, after accomplishing that 11.5km/l feat, I am back to a comfy 10.5km/l for a "first off the block" plus "cooling ride". One more up for Bryan!

Recently, I threw my NGK iridium away (yes, S$70 - because my recent posts with NGK Japan revealed that Speedworks (my fault) sold me the wrong model) and after the 40km servicing, I was on stock plugs and K&N filter)

Thanks.

hyper CRV
09-11-2004, 10:15 AM
hi guys,

I have a slightly modded V. 17" wheels, 225/50/17 tires, open pod air filter, iridium spark plugs, Venturi air inlet, voltage stabilizer, lowered suspension, spoiler and side skirts. Decent ICE setup with one amp, 10 speakers and one active subwoofer at the back.

When I'm feeling frisky I chase WRX's and Civics just to irritate them. I still consistently get 430 km before the light comes on. One boring week I hit 520 km before the light come on. My worst was 396 km. That was on the North-South expressway, travelling at average 150 to max 180km/h from toll station to toll station.

I think it's really how you ride it, plus 101 other external factors which are very difficult to measure scientifically.

Bottom line: To each his own. It's your V, do what you want with it.

Ride safe all,
Adrian

1277
09-13-2004, 09:02 PM
Hi All,
I have one observation and dunno if you guys agree or not.
The 4WD seems drink more than 2WD though it did not kick in till wheel slips. I guess certain amount is waste just to run the real time pump.

The 4WD seems to get typical range from 8-9 km/litre on average and 2WD seems getting 9-10 km/litre on average.

Is this what u getting?

......................Alex

Collie
09-13-2004, 09:14 PM
Hi All,

Have to agree with Alex, apart from different driving habit. 4WD is also heavier than 2WD. more weight to carry too due to the 2nd axle. Should normally consume more fuel. Other than, another observation would be the time or distance travelled each time the car is being started up and shut off will make a big difference. Short distance will definitely get low FC numbers. You may be surprise of the difference it can get.

Eg. I have a Honda Fit/Jazz tested...

Start to Stop time approximately 10 minutes average....... FC===> 12.0km/l

Start to Stop time approximately 35 minutes average........FC===> 18.0km/l

That is a huge difference isn't it.

Edwin

GreenCRV03
09-14-2004, 04:42 AM
Hi Alex,

Well, at the end of it all, 4WD or 2WD - it is all about driving habits and how you use the car - long distances or short distances.

So far, I am lucky: I have a consistent 10km/l and above so far, and my boot is quite littered with junk...

Thanks.

LOW
09-15-2004, 09:57 AM
Hi Alex

I have see you all CRVs being gathering here & there. Curious to know normally or averagely how many turn up. A great thank for Alex who is good & explaint all to me. As you have mention VTEC indicator. I am really interested about it. When is VTEC kick in ??? Is it travelling at 80 - 90 km/h or climbing up ??

Bryan
My sincere apologise for what I have done. Happy CRV......

Thank
Learning

1277
09-16-2004, 12:30 AM
Hi Low,
There is 3 type of gathering. Ranging from the smallest to bigger group. Kopi session is abt 4 to 7 Vs as we stay near to each other.
Outing or Meetup is bigger but not a huge crowd as we are a small group delicated to CRV only. Typically around 12 on average. Sometime more sometime less. The VTEC for our V is activated base on RPM. Unlike multiple stage VTEC found in civic. The VTEC will begin to kick in ranging from 2.2K to 2.4K RPM. Anything above 2.4K, VTEC is sure ON. VTEC kicks in as early as 2.2K if there is a heavy load or climbing a slope like MCP or Shears Bridge. If load is constant like cruising, it kick in as late as 2.4K.

Dunno if you are free this SUN, we are going to a WaterFall in Malaysia.
It's former Mount Ophir.
It's a family outing so as many of you can come.
Interested? Call me @ 90476008. I can show you how easy to fix up the VTEC indicator. Else I stay in Pasir Ris, if you are keen, we can meet up.

Call me.

.............Alex

Collie
09-16-2004, 02:56 AM
Hi Low,

Alex is right, if you have the time, do come with us this Sunday. Can do some V brotherhood or sisterhood bonding ma...

Edwin

CRVerrrr
09-16-2004, 05:49 AM
hi me driving a 21/2 yr old 4WD crv min set up (topfuel open pod intake & 18"rim)me only getting about 350km is that normal?(normal driving )

hi alex may i know what is the vect indicator u mention? btw can i check with u u mention that our vect kick in at 2400rpm? thought its at about 5500rpm

Bryan_lee1909
09-16-2004, 06:39 AM
Hi Alex

I have see you all CRVs being gathering here & there. Curious to know normally or averagely how many turn up. A great thank for Alex who is good & explaint all to me. As you have mention VTEC indicator. I am really interested about it. When is VTEC kick in ??? Is it travelling at 80 - 90 km/h or climbing up ??

Bryan
My sincere apologise for what I have done. Happy CRV......

Thank
Learning

Hi LOW :) ,
Nice to see you again :D . Let the gone by be gone by, eveyday is a learning for all of us :P . I was a bit harsh on my words as well :oops: ! Well, some people are good at words and can explain very well but unfortunately I belong to the group that are not good at explaining. Sincerely hope you can make it for this Waterfall trip to Malaysia or in future meet up :wink: .

hyper CRV
09-16-2004, 09:45 AM
Hi CRVerrrr,

Wow, 350km per tank? I think the average is above that. (See earlier postings) Without jumping into conclusions, I'm sure there are ways to improve that figure.

Here's my two cents worth about FC:
:D The possibilities are too endless to state:

Firstly, how there are various ways of measuring the fuel consumption:

A) Full tank to (continuous) yellow light?
B) Full tank to "run until no more petrol" and car stall.

How to calculate full tank?
A) Full tank = nozzle stop pumping
B) Full tank = until fuel tank overflow and spill onto floor

Obviously, option (B) gives a theoretically more accurate method, but I doubt any of us measure it this way. Maybe one day I'll try it out. :) Who knows, the CRV may run a hundred kilometres (or more) after the yellow lights up.

Regards,
AK

1277
09-16-2004, 09:18 PM
Hi CRVerrrr,
If your 350 is clock base on light up, I'm not surprise as I typically gets around 370-380 range when the light goes ON. If you get 350 at E then u are heavy footer than me. I'm on 17" Enkei RIM weight abt 7kg each. Is your 18" RIM heavy?
As for the VTEV, this is IVTEC and not multiple stage VTEC found on the CIVIC which activate @ 5.5K arange. So it kicks in earlier than normal. At 2.2- 2.4K the valve begin to open but not fully. This higher the RPM, the fuller it open. My VTEC LED will glow accordingly.

My 8km/litre is base on previous fill to the rim and distance travelled divided by the volume used to fill to the rim again.

I think I should revert back to stock as much as possible then start to put them back one by one again to find out the more conclusion.


..................Alex

Collie
09-16-2004, 09:33 PM
Hi CRVerrrr,

How long have you been driving your V? Sometimes the smart CRV ECU need to learn the different driving styles. During which the consumption can go haywire for a while. They know how to adapt, they are smart and Alex can tell you more if you want to know. They even know how to negate the mod that we do. If a driver who is light footed driving it for a while, the next driver comes along who is slightly heavier foot will feel that the V is underpower. So to get the G feeling, need to step on it all the way lor and hence the FC will suffer until the ECU learns and readapt.

Big rims means big tyre as well will definitely affect the FC. Too many factors can effect the FC liao. As for me I stop looking at the FC for my V. No petrol pump petrol. Enjoy.....

Edwin

CRVerrrr
09-17-2004, 12:51 AM
hi AK,mine is base on the light come off and for filling up the petrol till where i not sure(cause its the petrol attentant who pump for me) any way will keep track for a few more tank to average out thanks

CRVerrrr
09-17-2004, 12:56 AM
hi alex, yes mine is base on the light come off. not sure what is the way of my rim (18" g-games) thanks for the enlighten on the vtec thingy.so our crv vtec is difference from the type R cause last time my type r (dc5) vtec come at 5500.ya the vect led thing sound interesting where can i get it huh?

CRVerrrr
09-17-2004, 12:59 AM
hi edwin, ya i also feel the rim is a bit too huge and heavy (actually think of changing to 17")but base on alex FC i think 17" and 18" seem not a big difference.what do u guys think/suggest?Thanks

kjen
09-17-2004, 08:49 PM
hi CRVerrrr...

Please don't use Alex's consumption as a basis of comparison.... he's got a ton of lead attached to his right leg!! we are both using the same rims, but our mileage differ by quite a bit!! hahaha....

Alex.... u need to stop doing those traffic light sprints dude!! hahaha..

cheers...

GreenCRV03
09-17-2004, 11:28 PM
CRVerrrr,

You might want to reset your ECU memory. See this post:

http://www.hondasuv.com/main2/viewtopic.php?t=4751

It might help, it might not, but you got nothing to loose. My average is still 10.5 - 11.0 km/l. Medium to heavy footer..

Thanks.

johnktham
09-18-2004, 02:10 AM
GreenCRV03, I think my FC if not the worse, is definitely one of the highest here. I get only 7-8 km per litre (fuel low indicator light up at 330-350km). Do u mean that after I reset my ECU, it will hv no more memory of my previous driving style? I can now 'turn over a new leaf' (Ho Ho Chor Lang) and start driving like Bryan ?

Bryan_lee1909
09-18-2004, 02:21 AM
Yo John :P ! This is no use one for you :lol: ! You need to reset many things like your head (Always likes to Chor) and reset your right leg(Too heavily footed liao :mrgreen: . Are you wearing Catapillar Boots?) :mrgreen: . I got the car booster, I can reset your head and leg for you with a 12V SHOCK. Hee Heeeee.... :mrgreen:

Happy driving!

LOW
09-19-2004, 01:22 AM
Dear Bryan

In this forum your V are the champion in FC. No other V can follow up with your FC. As Alex are mentioning 2WD or 4WD. My V are two and a half year old. With the real time 4WD & vtec kick in fast. I think so. If not, FC at 8km/L. Tyre 215/65/15. I am not slowing off or compair. Just want to know whether we are driving the same V. If not that conclue different model have different FC. Tyre, heavy foot & mod also place a part.
Alex can you help to explaint vtec indicator installation. Today is SUNDAY all you guy & family are at waterfall. Enjoy yourself. I am in office working hard. Happy Holiday

Cheer

johnktham
09-19-2004, 05:43 AM
LOW,

Mine's 2WD and 2 & 1/2 years old as well. Tyres also 215/65/15 My FC is very high, but I must admit that I hv very heavy foot. Always first one to go off from a traffic light.....I tried to drive like Bryan but find it a bit of a torture after a while. So always back to my old self.....sighhhh ... Petrol company very like people like me.

1277
09-19-2004, 11:53 PM
Hi All,
In order to be a good boy for the water fall trip, I volunteer to be the last car in the convoy to the Water Fall, I have no choice but to stick to the standard speed limit of 110km/hr. No ramming no nothing. At certain point on the way back also cannot tahan even though raining on the way back overtook to be the 5th car!!!! Sorry guys.
I still clock 10.28km/litre on the 1st top up. 2nd top up clock 11km/litre. But after Bryan pass the convoy leader to someone else, he sometime broke the convoy into half as his driving style cannot cope up with others!!!! Hehehehehehe

Bottomline, maintain throttle and interesting discovery, IVTEC at certain point did not even kick in @ 2.5K. And drive like Bryan will surely lead to better FC but I nearly fall asleep. Hahahahhaha

.................Alex

johnktham
09-20-2004, 02:14 AM
BryaZzzzzzzzzzzz are u there ?

GreenCRV03
09-20-2004, 03:50 AM
Hi John,

These are the memory restore steps. More true if the battery is dead or when you feel that the transmission and consumption is all wrong.

I do mine every now and then - 2 to 3 months, in betwen servicings, or when I feel that I need to reset. I mean, the ECU is a computer, and since it learned about our styles and consumptions and adjust for fuel advance and retard timing, a reset would just help. It is sort of a fuzzy logic thing. It learn your styles. But I must warn, do it if you have an automatic transmission and at your own risks.

Just follow the steps. Make sure you have the car warmed up [would suggest after a run - like going to work, or returning from work - at the carpark]. Make sure that lights, radio, ac..etc.. are all switch off.


You would not feel it immediately, nor do I, but check your fc - maybe it does... But then, you can then (Ho Ho Chor Lang).. :twisted:

Thanks.

Bryan_lee1909
09-20-2004, 11:58 AM
Hi All,
In order to be a good boy for the water fall trip, I volunteer to be the last car in the convoy to the Water Fall, I have no choice but to stick to the standard speed limit of 110km/hr. No ramming no nothing. At certain point on the way back also cannot tahan even though raining on the way back overtook to be the 5th car!!!! Sorry guys.
I still clock 10.28km/litre on the 1st top up. 2nd top up clock 11km/litre. But after Bryan pass the convoy leader to someone else, he sometime broke the convoy into half as his driving style cannot cope up with others!!!! Hehehehehehe

Bottomline, maintain throttle and interesting discovery, IVTEC at certain point did not even kick in @ 2.5K. And drive like Bryan will surely lead to better FC but I nearly fall asleep. Hahahahhaha

.................Alex

Ha ha Alex :lol: ,
Is not that I could not keep up with you all :roll: ! I was just trying my best to stick to 110/km so that we all would not be caught by any hindden camera and save some money for our dinner! :mrgreen:
Liked I had mentioned earlier, I already "ENLIGHTENED" by the Malaysia highway police... Donated some money and learnt lessons liao :cry: :cry: And also don't want our bro and sis to have any bad impression that when go for this type of highway driving must always :twisted: "CHOONG" :twisted: one. If not in future, nobody want to join us liao :oops: ! I also told you all if you want to "CHOONG" also can but wait at certian piont right :wink: ? I know you cannot TAHAN driving at 110/km but it was fun right :wink: ? While on the NS highway that S'pore :!: Hyundai SANTA FE :!: tried to over take 9 V, it was funny right :mrgreen: ? We were suggesting to throw our spare wheels at him to prevent him from over taking , right :mrgreen: ?

johnktham
09-20-2004, 09:29 PM
Green CRV03

Tried your resetting step this morning. Nothing happened yet. Let see if I can turn over a new leaf. Will report outcome again...........

1277
09-21-2004, 12:08 AM
Hi Low,
Open the cover and look at the top left corner of the engine block.
You will see a wire connector of 2 wire which is 12V positive and negative. It's the one and only connector to VTEC soldeniod valve. Tap the wires, do not cut it, to a 12 V LED. Dun worry abt the polarity. If tap wrongly, It will not light up. If I did not light up above 2.5K, then swap the wiring.
If you want to use the 3V led, then u need to add resistor to it but if calculate wrongly, u will see once and then the LED will blow.
The main problem is pulling the wire thru the firewall and tapping the signal. Else u can tap the ECU. Let me know if we can meetup to show u.

.................Alex

johnktham
09-24-2004, 09:18 PM
Green CRV03,

Resetted ECU on 20 Sept Fuel light came on yesterday (24 Sept) FC worst at 290km ! I oredi very light footed & plan ahead, look far far when driving to avoid start stop abruptly.....drive smooth smooth at ECP, maintained at 90kph and so on...... but..........!!! I think I give up.

Triangel
09-24-2004, 11:04 PM
Ha ha... :lol: John think you can "Dead Heart" about getting 400km from your driving habit :wink:
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johnktham
09-25-2004, 12:49 AM
Think I should start buying shares of petrol companies........

GreenCRV03
09-25-2004, 06:51 AM
Oooppss..

GreenCRV03
09-25-2004, 07:10 AM
Ok..ok..John..

After the reset, was the transmission from gear to gear smooth, and power delivery good? Or worse? Was there any racing of engine speeds? Or even any sputtle and chokes?

I don't know the reason why your consumption should be even worse. Are you using a K&N? When was the last time you changed them? What about your plugs?

You might want to do it again. And make sure about the warm up, step on the brakes, with hand brakes on..etc..etc... all instructions have to be followed to the T.

Thanks.