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Budget Travel Yankton 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.

Graham Tire Of Yankton
(605) 665-4406
103 W 4th St
Yankton, SD
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Tires Retail, Cars Service & Repair, Wheels & Tires Service & Repair
Products
Auto, Truck, Farm

Varilek Truck Repair Inc
(605) 665-1447
3507 E Highway 50
Yankton, SD
Services
Automotive Transmission

Sturdevants Auto Parts
(605) 665-3693
1509 E Highway 50
Yankton, SD
Services
Clutch Repair

Allseason Power Sports
(605) 665-5216
3609 W 8th Street
Yankton, SD
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication

Kaiser Refrigeration Inc
(605) 665-2082
2000 Broadway Avenue
Yankton, SD
Services
Truck Detailing

Fast Auto Glass
(605) 665-6265
2314 Walnut Street
Yankton, SD
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Barkl Farm Service and Trailers
(605) 665-2204
43422 Sd Highway 50
Yankton, SD
Services
Trailer Repair

Southgate 66
(605) 665-4532
303 W 2nd St
Yankton, SD
Services
Retail Tire,Gas Stations

Yankton Automotive Machine
(605) 260-3339
109 Douglas Avenue
Yankton, SD
Services
Auto Repair,Clutch Repair

Napa Auto Parts
(605) 665-4494
1007 Broadway Avenue
Yankton, SD
Services
AC and Heating Repair,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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