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Budget Travel Winnemucca NV

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.

Les Schwab Tire Center
(775) 625-4960
3290 Fountain Way
Winnemucca, NV
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Front End Repair, Machine Shop Service, Radiator Repair, Tires/Wheels, Wheel Alignment
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

A Better Tow & Transport
(775) 623-4466
12555 S Grass Valley Rd
Winnemucca, NV
 
De Long Ford/Mercury
(775) 623-3498
3305 Potato Road
Winnemucca, NV
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, 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

PDQ Lube Wash & Diagnostic Center
(775) 623-2277
745 W 6th St
Winnemucca, NV
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:30 pm
Sat:8:00 am-4:00 pm
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash

Marks Automatic Transmission
(775) 625-3595
3110 West Railroad Street
Winnemucca, NV
 
High Cranfill
(775) 625-2512
7300 W Rose Creek Rd
Winnemucca, NV
 
Miline Tow & Transport
(775) 625-1780
4410 Grass Valley Rd
Winnemucca, NV
 
Walmart: Tire & Lube Express
(775) 625-3999
3010 Potato Rd
Winnemucca, NV
Specialty
Lubrication Service
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:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Williams Starter & Alternator Shop
(775) 623-4820
40 S Bridge St
Winnemucca, NV
 
Rick Castellano's 5 Star Muffl
(775) 623-5700
3095 Potato Rd
Winnemucca, NV
 

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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