Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory

Budget Travel Belen NM

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.

Bosque Sales & Service
(505) 864-4229
12 Salaz Rd
Belen, NM
 
Baca Pontiac Buick GMC
(505) 864-4227
P O Box 1149
Belen, NM
 
Performance Automotive Inc
(505) 861-1468
19611 N Highway 85
Belen, NM
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
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:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Reese' S Auto Onsite Service
(505) 861-0778
106 Vista Linda Rd
Belen, NM
 
Carquest of Belen
(505) 864-4491
617 N Main St
Belen, NM
Services
Auto Parts

Montoyas Sewing Mach Sls & Svc
(505) 864-8054
1 W Mesa Rd
Belen, NM
 
Russels Paint & Body Shop
(505) 864-7094
804 Bernard Ave
Belen, NM
 
Mike's Auto Sales & Service Inc
(505) 864-8947
1010 S Main St
Belen, NM
 
Southwest Automotive Performance
(505) 864-2871
118 Camino De Los Chavez
Belen, NM
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check

Mobile Windshield
(505) 864-3611
912 N Molina Rd
Belen, NM
 

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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