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HEMI , MDS ON lndicator !

Found these writeups about how to add an indicator on HEMI equipped cars to show when the MDS system gets activated and starts to work as 4-cylinder engine.

Mine is not HEMI, Any one would like to give it a try in HEMI XK?

http://www.ceretti.com/mds/

http://www.dodgetalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=180371

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That's a really great find. I think I will wait for someone to go first but I would like to add this feature to mine someday.



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I am curious as to the MDS status on my HEMI, but not THAT curious.

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i always thought they should have a button you can push to "enable" the mds instead of waiting for it to kick in.
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If you have a 2008+ the EVIC will display the mph and note 'fuel saver mode' when the MDS is on. So, if your XK is recent you can get the info without the work.
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If you have a 2008+ the EVIC will display the mph and note 'fuel saver mode' when the MDS is on. So, if your XK is recent you can get the info without the work.
Great, that was new to me.

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Quote:
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If you have a 2008+ the EVIC will display the mph and note 'fuel saver mode' when the MDS is on. So, if your XK is recent you can get the info without the work.
I wonder if this as something that can be added to an 06





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I wonder if this as something that can be added to an 06
Why not?, its only SW stuff, give it a try and ask the dealer if there is any SW update that can provide such info.

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no any brave HEMI guy to be the first to try this in a Commander

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This has been brought up before and I was going to do the light install but after installing the gibson exhaust it is really easy to tell when MDS is activated....

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