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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. This can help you save some fuel.

Schillinger Auto Body
(701) 335-7652
321 66th Ave SW
Minot, ND
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Body Shops, Painting, Paintless Dent Removal
Service Types and Repair
Auto Aluminum, Auto Fiberglass, Auto Frame, Collision, Dent

Premier Auto Car Center, LLC
(701) 839-4426, 001-2004
#2 - 20th Avenue SE
Minot, ND
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Sears Roebuck & Co
(701) 857-1228
2400 10th St Sw
Minot, ND
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Hedahls Parts Plus
(701) 852-0511
1539 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Services
Engine Repair

Action Cycles Inc
(701) 839-6875
2815 S Broadway
Minot, ND
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication

Minot Tires Plus
(701) 837-1301
1301 - 20th Avenue, SW
Minot, ND
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Georges RV Service Inc
(701) 839-2052
600 28th Avenue Southwest
Minot, ND
Services
Truck Parts

Magic City Glass
(701) 839-5721
1429 6th Street Southwest
Minot, ND
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Premier Motor Sales
(701) 839-4426
2 20th Avenue Southeast
Minot, ND
Services
Alignment Repair

Southeast Muffler Shop
(701) 838-3320
4104 11th Avenue Southeast
Minot, ND
Services
Mufflers 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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