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  1. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    If you’re familiar with inverter generators, you’re familiar with the Clarity generator. Engine speed varies depending on the load....

    Jul 14, 2020 at 5:52 PM
  2. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    Any internal combustion engine will produce less power at higher elevations. Even turbocharged engines. The specifics on the output of...

    Jul 14, 2020 at 5:11 PM
  3. Landshark replied to the thread wondering if my maintenance reminder is working.

    The reminder should occur around 7500 miles or 12 months.

    Jul 14, 2020 at 1:21 PM
  4. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    Perhaps your assumptions and beliefs will prove your theory to be true.

    Jul 13, 2020 at 10:38 PM
  5. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    You'll just go slower. Lower RPM’s from the ICE will result in less output from the generator.

    Jul 13, 2020 at 11:21 AM
  6. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    The ICE drives the generator. The generator has a limited output capacity. A more powerful ICE would not increase that capacity. Output...

    Jul 12, 2020 at 3:18 PM
  7. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    Just add tire pressure. Sometimes the easiest decisions can be the most challenging.

    Jul 10, 2020 at 11:43 PM
  8. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    You have a thorough misunderstanding of how the vehicle operates.

    Jul 9, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  9. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    I may be worth it to you. A maximum power the ICE isn’t even directly powering the wheels. It is spinning a generator that sends...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 7:19 PM
  10. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    It is octane. Could be towing. Just an observation on my part of when others choose to follow or ignore the Owners Manual. Conclusion...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 4:39 PM
  11. Landshark replied to the thread Here we go again with the crazy GOM.

    When HV mode is engaged, the vehicle attempts to maintain the high voltage battery SOC at that moment in time. HV mode “utilizes” the...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 4:18 PM
  12. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    The guidance in the Owners Manual is only valid when we agree with the recommendations.

    Jul 9, 2020 at 2:12 PM
  13. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    Here’s another approach. On steep grades the ICE will be operating as a generator, providing up to, and perhaps more than, an additional...

    Jul 9, 2020 at 11:24 AM
  14. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    I won’t debate what fuel to use in your Golf. That said, I’ve never owned a vehicle with a turbocharged gasoline engine that didn’t...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 4:35 PM
  15. Landshark replied to the thread Premium Gas.

    I’d put premium fuel purchases in the “waste of money” category. I’m not aware of any dyno results for a Clarity PHEV or other. A...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 1:54 PM