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Budget Travel Pascagoula 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.

C & M Electric Motor Repair
(228) 475-1024
3702 Magnolia Street
Moss Point, MS
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Electric Motor Parts & Repair
Products
Industrial Pumps

Mason Motors
(228) 475-2475
6436 Grierson St
Moss Point, MS
 
K'Nw Auto & Transmission
(228) 475-0004
4337 Main St
Moss Point, MS
 
Larrys Rod & Custom Shop
(228) 475-0500
5531 Elder St
Moss Point, MS
 
Kenneth Fernandez Inc
(228) 475-6272
3730 Main St
Moss Point, MS
 
Mill Automotive
(228) 475-9880
7030 Grierson St
Moss Point, MS
 
Nora Beauchamb
(228) 475-5113
P O Box 5132
Moss Point, MS
 
Jean's Service Center
(228) 475-6087
4260 Magnolia St
Moss Point, MS
 
Baker's Auto Machine & Radiator Shop
(228) 474-1222
4512 Main St
Moss Point, MS
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Transmission, Wheel Alignment
Hours
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
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check

KN W Auto & Transmission
(228) 475-0004
4337 Main Street
Moss Point, MS
 

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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