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Budget Travel Biloxi MS

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.

Precision Paint & Body
(228) 206-7291
7028 Bell Cir
Long Beach, MS
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Alignments, Body Shops, Detailing, Painting, Rustproofing, Custom Work, Welding
Service Types and Repair
Auto Aluminum, Auto Fiberglass, Auto Frame, Auto Glass, Auto Unibody, Collision, Dent, Fleet, RV, Suspension, Towing, Trailer, Wheel and Reconditioning

Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
(228) 436-7702
405 Meadows Dr
Keesler Afb, MS
Hours
M-Sa: 7:00am-6:00pm

Carquest Auto Parts
(228) 432-1422
285 Oak St
Biloxi, MS
Services
Auto Parts

Transportation Service Center of Mississippi Llc
(228) 436-4360
339 Division St
Biloxi, MS
Services
Industrial Vehicle Repair

Hammetts Auto Electric
(228) 374-3476
198 Main Street
Biloxi, MS
 
Biloxi Public Schools Transportation Dept.
(228) 436-5140, 001-2004
341 Agincourt Avenue
Biloxi, MS
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
(228) 374-6732
887 Howard Ave
Biloxi, MS
Hours
M-Sa: 7:00am-6:00pm
Su: 8:00am-5:00pm

Firestone Tire & Service Centers
(228) 374-6732
887 Howard Ave
Biloxi, MS
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Aamco Transmissions
(228) 396-0070
Biloxi, MS
 
Midas Auto Service Experts
(228) 388-5800
1865 Pass Rd
Biloxi, MS
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Mufflers Repair

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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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