Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory

Budget Travel Norfolk NE

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.

Waynes Welding
(402) 371-3696
912 W Monroe Avenue
Norfolk, NE
Services
Trailer Repair

Hanks Front End Service
(402) 371-6606
1306 Tahazouka Road
Norfolk, NE
Services
Alignment Repair

Midwest Truck Inc
(402) 379-1510
1507 Channel Rd
Norfolk, NE
Services
Automotive Transmission

Great Plains Diesel
(402) 371-1388
307 E Northwestern Avenue
Norfolk, NE
Services
Fuel Injection Repair

Good Year Graham
(402) 371-6026
1908 Center Dr
Norfolk, NE
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Petsche Stained Glass Studio
(402) 371-8640
2400 W Eisenhower Avenue
Norfolk, NE
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Jerrys Standard
(402) 371-9897
1029 S 13th St
Norfolk, NE
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

Renner Auto Body
(402) 371-6622
207 E Omaha Avenue
Norfolk, NE
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Elworths Harley Davidson
(402) 371-6210
2311 Riverside Boulevard
Norfolk, NE
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair

Randys Glass Service
(402) 565-4251
56013 846th Road
Norfolk, NE
Services
Auto Glass 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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