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Budget Travel Casper WY

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.

Gary's Locksmithing
(307) 262-0110
235 W 1st Street
Casper, WY
Services
Locks & Locksmiths, Auto Service & Repair, Locksmiths' Equipment & Supplies, Metal Products Wholesale & Manufacturers
Hours
Mno Fri 9am 5pm
Payment Options
MasterCard, VISA, Checks & Cash

Midas Auto Service Experts
(307) 237-0854, 001-2004
3130 CY Avenue
Casper, WY
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Wingfoot Llc
(307) 265-1545
193 Pronghorn St
Casper, WY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Precision Auto Care LLC
(307) 251-0770
390 W Collins Drive
Casper, WY
Services
Car Detailing,Interior Cleaning,Interior Repair

Central Paint and Body
(307) 234-1365
510 N Lennox St
Casper, WY
Services
Auto Body

Billy D'S Automotive
(307) 472-3305
1146 E Yellowstone Highway
Casper, WY
Services
Auto Air Conditioning & Heating Service & Repair, Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair
Products
Belts, Blowers, Air Conditioners, Climate Controls, Compressors, Condensers

Anderson Auto
(307) 266-6642
517 N Lennox Street
Casper, WY
Services
Car Detailing,Interior Cleaning,Interior Repair

Stewart & Stevenson
(307) 234-6975
1850 E F St
Casper, WY
Services
Automotive Transmission

Viking Body & Paint
(307) 237-1615
512 N Fairdale St
Casper, WY
Services
Auto Body

Prazma Paint Auto Body Inc
(307) 265-2140
500 W Yellowstone Hwy
Casper, WY
Services
Auto Body

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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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