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Auto Cruise Function. How To Make Use Of It?


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aeyyb2110

Posted 13 June 2012 - 02:27 PM

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Just wanna share my experience. Maybe common knowledge for some people.

When to use it?
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- Be sure to cruise minimum 140kmh or above, but don’t be too high so that

1- you can maintain speed even you come to curvy road and
2- you can brake at minimum when you approach slower cars OR car that you see potential to overtake lorry/slower car on the left lane OR you see fast approaching car behind you so that you can move to the left. And
3- you can save on fuel of course.
4-You also can use the auto cruise to overtake from the left lane so that you get better acceleration.

- Suitable to be use on normal hours where traffic is smooth. When traffic is not smooth better cruising manually. Also go to manual cruise OR lower the auto cruise speed if you cannot maintain the speed you set. Be sure to maintain lighfoot to save on fuel when goes into manual cruise.


Why 140kmh minimum?
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Most cars travel 110-130kmh on the highway, so that speed will be enough for you to cruise on the right lane. Adjust your auto cruise speed accordingly until you get the best cruising speed for your journey, and then maintain that setting. Only sometimes you see fast car approaching, then go for manual cruising to left lane and make way for them, after that go back to the right lane with auto cruise.


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Posted 13 June 2012 - 03:22 PM

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Best to auto cruise when highway traffic is light (Not many cars).
To save fuel, drive at 110kmh or less. At 140kmh actually air fuel ratio is higher in fuel. Best fuel saving speed is actually around 80 to 90kmh only..... smile_wink.gif

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 03:28 PM

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Yup, those speed for maximum fuel saving, but it will be too boring and sleepy tongue.gif


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Posted 13 June 2012 - 03:32 PM

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QUOTE (aeyyb2110 @ Jun 13 2012, 03:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yup, those speed for maximum fuel saving, but it will be too boring and sleepy tongue.gif

80kmh on NKVE sure sleep already..... smile_big.gif

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 10:56 AM

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For fuel saving they should make an auto cruise based on engine load and and not speed. I always want it based on engine load or vacuum based. Then you can set it at -300mm/hg or bar and you will get very good efficiency.

The problem with speed based auto cruise is that when the car sees an incline or gradient the car slows down because the engine got no power then it'll gas the car some more to get back at the preset speed. Lagi cannot the car down shifts to get the speed. Auto cruise is really stupid. Its only good for really flat roads.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 05:39 PM

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i use at 110 to 120 only and when not crowded on highway.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 05:42 PM

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QUOTE (jonlsl @ Jun 14 2012, 10:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
For fuel saving they should make an auto cruise based on engine load and and not speed. I always want it based on engine load or vacuum based. Then you can set it at -300mm/hg or bar and you will get very good efficiency.

The problem with speed based auto cruise is that when the car sees an incline or gradient the car slows down because the engine got no power then it'll gas the car some more to get back at the preset speed. Lagi cannot the car down shifts to get the speed. Auto cruise is really stupid. Its only good for really flat roads.

eerrr common rail turbo diesel with huge torque won't have that problem

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 09:30 PM

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QUOTE (byebye2u @ Jun 14 2012, 05:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
eerrr common rail turbo diesel with huge torque won't have that problem


your "Gajah" so strong!!! can even use 4-5th gear also can climb genting - surely no problem lorr!!! no need to evn use 3rd to climb,

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 12:07 AM

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QUOTE (br1 @ Jun 14 2012, 09:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
your "Gajah" so strong!!! can even use 4-5th gear also can climb genting - surely no problem lorr!!! no need to evn use 3rd to climb,

race with a turbo satria up genting actually.. he he he.. but he caught up every corner . hu hu hu gajah too tall lar..

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 01:22 AM

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QUOTE (byebye2u @ Jun 15 2012, 12:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
race with a turbo satria up genting actually.. he he he.. but he caught up every corner . hu hu hu gajah too tall lar..


Even Audi A6 and other sedans can't catch up when climbing Cameron Highland, not hard acceleration at that. Ultra racing bars are good with curvy corners on even road. Tried mine when going up or down hill next time.