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Budget Travel Pine Bluff 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.

Meineke Car Care Center
(870) 663-4569
2700 West 28th Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR
Services
Mufflers Repair

Trotter Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 467-3673
3131 Olive
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Maintenance, Paint & Body Work, Tires/Wheels, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Tue:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Wed:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Thu:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Fri:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am-12:00 am
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Ferrell & Harris Auto Repair
(870) 535-3420
3414 S Catalpa St
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, General Automotive Repair, Lubrication Service, Maintenance, Sound System Installation, Tires/Wheels, 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, Credit Card

Dons Trucks & More Inc
(870) 535-6447
10104 US Highway 63
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Harold Pointers Auto Service
(870) 879-3766
3417 Camden Road
Pine Bluff, AR
Services
Truck Parts

Kens Muffler and Brake Center
(870) 536-1000
1901 S Blake Street
Pine Bluff, AR
Services
Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

D & J Paint & Body Shop Inc
(870) 879-2345
2220 Oakwood Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialty
Paint & Body Work, Upholstery
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, Credit Card

Brazell's Auto Sales
(870) 879-1858
1907 Oakwood Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Faulkner Collision Center
(870) 534-8980
3018 S Midland Dr
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialty
Paint & Body Work, Upholstery
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, Credit Card

J & S Merged
(870) 879-1004
2801 S Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 

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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