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Budget Travel Grand Forks ND

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.

Unique Auto Body
(701) 746-9500, 001-2004
2205 Demers Avenue
Grand Forks, ND
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Tire One Auto Center
(701) 757-3000
3325 South 38th St
Grand Forks, ND
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:7:30 am-7:00 pm
Tue:7:30 am-7:00 pm
Wed:7:30 am-7:00 pm
Thu:7:30 am-7:00 pm
Fri:7:30 am-7:00 pm
Sat:7:30 am-7:00 pm
Sun:12:00 pm-6:00 pm
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Rydell GM Auto Center
(701) 772-7211
2700 South Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Maintenance, Paint & Body Work, Tires/Wheels, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:00 am-12:00 am
Tue:7:00 am-12:00 am
Wed:7:00 am-12:00 am
Thu:7:00 am-12:00 am
Fri:7:00 am-12:00 am
Sat:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Revolutions Power Sports
(701) 746-4997
4225 36th Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair

Carquest Auto Parts
(701) 775-5574
1000 N 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND
Services
Auto Parts

Eide Motor Company (Service Dept.)
(701) 746-9353, 001-2004
1300 South Washington Street
Grand Forks, ND
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Midas Auto Service Experts
(701) 746-8304
2820 S Washington Street
Grand Forks, ND
Services
Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

White Water Truck Wash
(701) 746-1668
1203 N 51st Street
Grand Forks, ND
Services
Truck Detailing

Twin City Motors
(701) 775-8777
110 N Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Grand Forks Subaru
(701) 746-4335
2400 Gateway Drive
Grand Forks, ND
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Radiator Repair,Trailer Repair,Tune up 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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