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Budget Travel Mitchell SD

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.

Exhaust Pros Of Mitchell
(605) 996-3244
601 S Burr St
Mitchell, SD
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems Retail, Auto Mufflers

A & G Diesel II
(605) 996-3536
Highway 37 & I 90
Mitchell, SD
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Iverson Chrysler Center
(605) 996-5683
600 S Burr Street
Mitchell, SD
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Trailer Repair,Tune up Repair

American Dream Restorations
(605) 996-6055
915 E Birch Avenue
Mitchell, SD
Services
Fabrication and Restoration

Hofers Used Cars
(605) 995-5855
P O Box 1106
Mitchell, SD
 
Campbell Supply of Mitchell
(605) 996-8305
1400 S Burr Street
Mitchell, SD
Services
Veterinary Equipment & Supplies, Auto Service & Repair, Auto Parts Retail, Hardware Dealers
Products
Service

Jim's Tune-Up
(605) 996-2729
523 E Hanson Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
Sabers Specialties
(605) 996-7433
2420 W Havens Avenue, # A
Mitchell, SD
Services
Fabrication and Restoration

Lube Rangers Inc
(605) 996-6595
524 S Sanborn Blvd
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Lubrication Service
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Sturdevants Auto Parts
(605) 996-5585
301 W 1st Avenue
Mitchell, SD
Services
Clutch 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, /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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