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Budget Travel Grenada 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.

Topps AAA Transmissions
(662) 226-1738
2963 Sunset Drive
Grenada, MS
 
Carquest Auto Parts
(662) 227-9575
2018 Commerce St
Grenada, MS
Services
Auto Parts

Marter Brothers Body Shop
(662) 226-7400
2657 Sunset Drive
Grenada, MS
Services
Truck Auto Body

Wholesale Transmissions
(662) 229-0760
1240 Lakeview Dr
Grenada, MS
 
Heaths Body Shop
(662) 227-1075
350 Bolton Hill Road
Elliott, MS
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Autozone
(662) 226-0044
1230 Sunset Dr
Grenada, MS
Services
Auto Parts

Napa Auto Parts Store Grenada
(662) 226-3751
Highway 8 W
Grenada, MS
Services
Auto Parts

Transmission Service Grenada
(662) 226-2270
35 Dowdle Road
Grenada, MS
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter
(662) 229-9910
1655 Sunset Dr
Grenada, MS
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Bell's Collision Specialists
(662) 226-1383
333 Sunset Dr
Grenada, MS

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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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