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Hello all,

I have a 2020 2.0T Sport, with DC Sports Short Ram intake, and running a Ktuner Stage 2 tune, running 93 gas. It seems once I put the intake on and only upgrading the sport mode tune to stage 2, normal mode to stage 1 and keeping econ on factory econ I get the best fuel economy on sport mode (30 mpg if I am easy on it, but only 20-21 mpg driving in the same manner on econ mode/normal mode ~ essentialy equivalent). Certain throttle response and early turbo spool settings changed in ktuner but nothing affecting the fuel delivery to the engine. Hardly much besides just apply the new map.

Any one else experience or know what might be happening? short ram intake adding to much air and not enough fuel with the base map? I thought the ECU would pull time or boost in order to protect the engine- running to lean ????

Anyone have any idea on any inherant risk to just running on sport mode all the time? LoL
 

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i have only run my19 in sport mode and have had no issues on the oe tune, ktuner stage 2.1 and phearable stage 3... mpg actually improved on stage 3 :D
Nice, I bought mine with 5k miles on it and traded up from a 1.5L Cvt, to 2.0T 10 spd. :) I to have only ran mine on sport mode, cant decide if more bolt on are needed to really see the gains on the stage 3, speficially exhaust/cooling options. I really think I should get the intercooler before doing anything else power additive wise.
 

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Run in Sport mode all the time on Phearable stage 3. You will be fine. Only time I ever use eco is for when I'm parked in car line for the kiddos. The stage 3 at idle does eat a lot more gas I have noticed.
 

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Also the DC intake is an open element style. I would recommend going back to factory or the PRL HVI if you want gains and cooler operating temps. The PRL IC and a free flowing exhaust DP\FP will help keep temps down. The PRL charge pipes are also a great addition for keep temps under control.

I swapped out my K&N Typhoon intake for the PRL HVI and noticed a difference in IAT's immediately.
 
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