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Budget Travel Arkadelphia AR

If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. This can help you save some fuel.

Travis Buck Body Shop Inc
(870) 246-7274
390 Cedar Grove Rd
Arkadelphia, AR
 
S & S Truck and Tire
(870) 246-5636
54 Frost Rd
Arkadelphia, AR
 
J&M Muffler Shop
(870) 246-8010
620 S 12th St
Arkadelphia, AR
 
Davis Auto Sales
(870) 230-8099
1317 N 10th St
Arkadelphia, AR
 
D & H 10-Minit Lube
(870) 246-2898
2601 Caddo St
Arkadelphia, AR
Specialty
Lubrication Service, Tires/Wheels
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am-12:00 am
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Credit Card

Automo Bills Inc
(870) 246-0458
211 High School Road
Arkadelphia, AR
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Clutch Repair

Adair's Automotive
(870) 246-2724
800 Clinton St
Arkadelphia, AR
 
Adams Garage
(870) 246-6691
794 Cedar Grove Rd
Arkadelphia, AR
 
Wal-Mart
(870) 245-0083
109 Malone Dr
Arkadelphia, AR
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Dimensional Sound and Vision
(870) 245-3069
280 Professional Park Drive, # C
Arkadelphia, AR
Services
Paintless Dent Repair

Making the Most of Vehicle Fuel

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If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. For example, /maps.google.com/ provides real-time travel times as well as valuable information regarding construction delays and traffic incidents for most of the larger urban areas. As an alternative, tune in a local radio station that frequently relates traffic information. This news will enable you to avoid fuel-wasting traffic jams.

A fuel-economy gauge that has a video screen, such as the ScanGaugeII which provides readouts of moment-by-moment mpg, is a great aid in helping you find the driving style that delivers the best fuel economy. Incidentally, the ScanGaugeII is a favorite of “hyper-milers” who claim to get 100-plus mpg from ordinary vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

If you haven’t already noticed, none of the devices I’ve mentioned require any modification to the engine. That’s because aftermarket fuel-saver devices, in more than 100 tests by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Federal Trade Commission, have not demonstrated a significant improvement in gasoline mileage. Similarly, such well-known sources as Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, and Consumer Reports magazines, and even the popular “MythBusters” TV show, have come to much the same conclusions. In some cases, you may not even be purchasing an actual device, just instructions on how to build one.

Be aware that some products currently on the market can result in a failed emissions test because their use may be considered by the EPA or state agencies to require illegal tampering with the smog-control system. Others can increase emissions or cause the “CHECK ENGINE” warning to appear.

Installation of such a device could void the vehicle’s warranty or result in negotiations with the dealer if you should encounter a problem after the device has been installed. This may give the dealer reason to ...

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