The accelerometer should allow a horsepower number, of sorts. The ScanGauge has a code I could input that would let it read horsepower. Maybe not a very precise reading but you could see if the number changed after tuning.
Market this gadget to Kawasaki, The Good Times Meter!I assure you I still take great pleasure in riding! Now I am able to measure exactly how much fun I'm having per ride! 😂😂😂
I was unable to ride for three weeks due to an appendectomy, so this kept me from going crazy.
I rode about 120 miles today. I added a total revs counter, because why not. It's currently only visible in the debug mode (text way too tiny to see while riding). But I'm just shy of 400,000 revolutions on the engine today. I also have Ambient temperature (shown in Fahrenheit) and a placeholder for Cylinder Head Temperature and Exhaust Gas Temperature (both were a request from the New Zealand fellow). GPS data is strong (VDOP, PDOP, HDOP, Sat etc). The whole trip consumed about 40% of the battery.
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Sounds like a lot! Time for a rebuild.I have surpassed 1 million engine revolutions with my datalogger!
I can't get above 34mpg, just have a lead ... elbow, I guess.I adjusted the MPG algorithm and now I'm seeing 25-35 MPG (positive this time ) while riding. It's still estimating low, so it needs some work still.
I added some resettable trip-meters. I'm curious how many REVS it takes to go 3000 miles (IE per oil change).
I'm looking into a way to tie it into the stock tach output in order to use it without an Ignitech.
I'm also going to put some shrinkwrap over the thermocouple I put in the coolant hose. It's grounding against the radiator and shorting out the signal.
The insulation will slightly slow down it's response, but I don't need super fast response on engine temperature.
Maybe one day I'll tie in the fuel sender.
If you ever get pulled over you can say you have two speedometers. At one point I had three in the car, the dash, HUD, and ScanGauge.I have mounted it now! I still need to dress the cables.
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The mpg readout in my cars seems to peak at around 30-50 miles depending which vehicle it is. Don't know if that's relatable to yours. Probably just the way they program it to average.I added a display line current MPG (or MPG over the last 1 second) and average MPG. Originally, it averaged MPG for the last 5 miles, but it would drop pretty drastically at every red light. Not quite the average I was looking for. I upped it to 10 miles and it's a lot more stable. I want it responsive enough to respond when change from back roads to when I jump on the highway for a bit, but not drop a lot at every red lights or when I pass a car. I am goin to try 20 miles and see what I get. When that responds well, I can use that number to calculate how many miles I have left on the current tank of gas. Provided I remember to reset my fuel usage and I actually have a full tank.