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Budget Travel Claremore OK

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.

First Vehicle Services-Claremore
(918) 341-7550, 001-2004
801 Ramm Road
Claremore, OK
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Autozone
(918) 342-2322
1111 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK
Services
Auto Parts

Stu & Crew Transmissions
(918) 343-9392
820 West Dupont Street
Claremore, OK
 
E & C Retreading
(918) 343-5777
2425 Warehouse Rd
Claremore, OK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Napa Auto Parts
(918) 341-4275
212 S J M Davis Blvd
Claremore, OK
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Cypert's Automotive
(918) 343-7400, 001-2004
502 South Missouri Avenue
Claremore, OK
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Macs Transmissions Inc
(918) 341-4757
15551 South Highway 66
Claremore, OK
 
Claremore Tire 625 W Will Rogers Blvd
(918) 341-5804
Tire 625 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK
 
Babb Transmission
(918) 342-3162
119 N Owalla Avenue Suite B
Claremore, OK
 
Transmission Headquarters Mid America Industrial District
(918) 825-0280
Claremore, OK
 
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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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