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Budget Travel Harrison AR

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.

Davey's Auto Body & Sales
(870) 782-4762
3714 Highway 65 N
Harrison, AR
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
Body Shops, Painting, Rustproofing, Welding
Service Types and Repair
Auto Glass, Auto Unibody, Collision, Dent, Fleet, Towing

Extreme Customz
(870) 741-7637
2644 Union Road
Harrison, AR
Fabrication and Restoration

Dunkin Auto Body Inc
(870) 741-6203
P O Box 1367
Harrison, AR
Wilsons Auto Repair
(870) 365-3606
704 Highway 62 65 North
Harrison, AR
Alignment Repair

Extreme Muffler David Jones
(870) 365-0619
704 Highway 62 65 North
Harrison, AR
Mufflers Repair

Tire World
(870) 741-8473
804 E Stephenson Avenue
Harrison, AR
Alignment Repair

Terry's Automotive
(870) 741-8723
2217 Highway 7 N
Harrison, AR
Magness Toyota
(870) 741-5451
1407 Highway 65 N
Harrison, AR
Air Conditioning Repair, 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
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Hudson Tire & Battery Inc
(870) 741-2740
1009 N Main St
Harrison, AR
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sullins RV and Trailer Sales
(870) 743-6313
4708 Highway 65 South
Harrison, AR
Trailer Repair

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, / 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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