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Cheap Gas Stations Great Bend KS

Filling up is causing American consumers escalating pain in the pocketbook, with average prices at the pump approaching $3 per gallon. The main reason for rising costs is the price of crude oil, followed by the cost of refining. If a gallon of gasoline costs $2.90, crude oil accounts for about $1.60. Refining costs add another 64 cents or so to a gallon of gasoline. Planning a trip to your favorite rv campground? Here are a few tips that will help you reach optimum rv fuel economy.

Travel Centers of America
(785) 672-4111
1001 Highway 40
Oakley, KS
Services
Truck Parts,Truck Service Station,Gas Stations,Truck Stop

Johns Service
(785) 263-4444
425 N Buckeye Ave
Abilene, KS
Services
Towing Service,Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

California BP Auto Service
(785) 266-8813
2740 SE California Avenue
Topeka, KS
Services
Towing Service,Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

Corner Cupboard
(785) 346-2929
200 S 1st St
Osborne, KS
Services
Service Stations,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

Cottrells Phillips 66
(620) 856-2672
441 Military Ave
Baxter Springs, KS
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

Oasis Travel Center
(785) 460-0044
700 W Horton Ave
Colby, KS
Services
Service Stations,Gas Stations,Truck Stop

Home Oil Service
(785) 525-6366
5499 Highway K18
Lucas, KS
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

O K Garage Phillips 66 Service
(913) 631-6464
5833 Nieman Rd
Shawnee, KS
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

Sunrise Car Care
(316) 686-4756
6327 E 13th St N
Wichita, KS
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

Stephans Amoco
(913) 422-7092
601 E Front St
Bonner Springs, KS
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

How to Save Money on Gas

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How to Save Money on Gas for Your RV!

5 Ways to Get the Most Mileage Per Gallon Out of Your RV
Adam O’Connor

Filling up is causing American consumers escalating pain in the pocketbook, with average prices at the pump approaching $3 per gallon. The main reason for rising costs is the price of crude oil, followed by the cost of refining. If a gallon of gasoline costs $2.90, crude oil accounts for about $1.60. Refining costs add another 64 cents or so to a gallon of gasoline. Distribution and marketing costs account for about 11 cents per gallon, and taxes are about 55 cents per gallon. These prices are determined by the global market, which dictates how much people are willing to pay at any moment in time.

The spiraling cost of fuel is adversely affecting the uniquely American way to cruise the country – by recreational vehicle. RVer's love the ease of being able to drive their home anywhere they like and take pleasure in the amity that an RV campground offers. Getting an RV is an option you should consider if you want to drive extensively within the United States and are comfortable handling a big rig.

Considering how popular the RV lifestyle has become here are five ways to achieve the best RV fuel economy:

1. Find the gas station near where you camp that offers the cheapest gas and shop there first
2. Under-inflated tires require more energy to roll, so check your tire pressure
3. Prices usually rise on the weekend, so fill up on weekdays
4. Fill up at night: pumps deliver more gas when temperatures are lower
5. Fresh gas has more power than gas that may have become contaminated by just sitting there, so fill up at busy gas stations.

While we can’t do anything about the actual price of gasoline, we can do something about how often we need to buy it. Other tips for RV fuel economy include driving at steady speeds – you’re throwing energy away every time you hit your brakes, keeping your engine tuned – some mechanics estimate...

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