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Letter from HATCI R&D

I am wondering if anyone ihas ever received a letter from HATCI for submitting their vehicle for emissions and fuel economy testing.
They want it for a week or two to play with it on the dyno and with that they give it back with a full tank of gas and a $150 gas card. They also give you an equivalent loaner.
I am just wondering if anyone has any knowledge or feed back. Thanks.
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never received a letter and i don't think i would give my car up for others to 'play' with on a dyno...

who knows what they are going to do with it!



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So with some apprehension I took it to HATCI R&D. They had it for a week and put 90 miles on it. In turn they gave me a fully loaded 2012 Kia Sorento for a loaner which was very nice, full tank of gas and a $150 gift card. All went well and it was like having it in to the dealer for a diagnostic check. Heck they put less miles on it than I would of.
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LUCKY! I would love that! Notice anything different? Did they tell you or show you what they did?
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They did not show me and as for the calculations and results they would not tell me; hence the pay off. Basically they drain the fuel tank and load it with a standard fuel and put it on a dyno for a MPG test. Kind of like a stress test for your vehicle but if it has a heart attack under their care they take care of it.
When I got it back you could not tell they did anything. There was no smell of fuel, loose fasteners and they vacuumed the inside.
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I'm sure they took good care of it. They're professionals.

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I'm sure they took good care of it. They're professionals.

ROOOOOFFLLLLL! Poor Cameron!
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