you like to get better gas mileage for your vehicle? You don’t need to
use the different gas-saving products being sold on the market. So,
what can you do to make the most of the gas that’s in your vehicle…
Bear in mind that the automotive industry technology
has seen some rapid advancements especially in the areas of fuel
economy and fuel efficiency. There has been some heavy investment in
the area of engines and making them as clean as possible as well as
reducing the amount of emissions released and boosting the amount of
miles the car can go per gallon. Thus, a new batch of vehicles with
fuel efficient engines has been born.
It’s important to remember
that it’s not always about engines that give people the best gas
mileage; electronics plays a part too. Bear in mind that despite the
advances made with better fuel efficiency engines, it cannot exceed the
rising cost of gas.
There has been much money spent on research
and development for better vehicle engines with the best possible fuel
economy. It could take years for these monies to be recouped for both
the initial investment and manpower. Manufacturers will try and
cut corners, some succeeding, and it’s usually done at the safety
expense of the driver, passengers and others on the road.
there are things you can add to your vehicle to boost its fuel economy
and make it fuel-efficient. You’ll be glad to know that there are tons
of gas savings devices on the market that can boost a vehicle’s gas
mileage. However, what you’ll find from them is that they’re a waste of
time and money, being nothing more than just hype. How can you boost
the fuel mileage in your vehicle?
1 – Tire Inflation
2 – Free-Flow Air Filters
3 – Fuel Catalysts
4 – Electronic Ignition Systems
5 – Other Products
A Look At Tire Inflation
that’s in compressed air travels through the tire wall, which causes a
reduction in inflation pressure. During the process, oxygen oxidizes
the tire’s rubber compounds. This causes the tire to underinflate and
deteriorate. Dry nitrogen prevents auto-ignition and it doesn’t corrode
rims. It also ensures the tire runs cooler so that the tread life is
longer. What does this all mean? The costs of replacing your tire stay
A Look At Free-Flow Air Filters
air filters are generally lumped into the same category as contact less
ignition systems. However, they offer you no savings whatsoever in
terms of gas mileage. The majority of the filter elements are washable,
which can be used for over thousands of kilometers. After some time,
you’ll need to regularly replace the filter.
A Look At Fuel Catalysts
and more people are looking to their fuel catalysts to combat high fuel
prices. Bear in mind that fuel catalysts are what you place on the gas
tank to increase the combustion process. Basically, it boosts the fuel
efficiency and boost gas mileage. There are some catalysts that can be
dropped into a fuel tank; other catalysts will need to be installed
somewhere between the engine and tank.
What’s a catalyst? It’s a
substance, compound or chemical that increases a reaction of a
chemical. It doesn’t become altered and not completely used during the
process. When this is installed with the fuel system, it increases the
combustion process, making it complete and allowing it to completely
release energy from the combusted fuel.
The installation if
fairly forthright, and the investment you make into one, will be
returned to you in a relatively short amount of time thanks to the
savings in gas. You can use a catalyst for the entire vehicle life
and/or transfer it from one vehicle to another vehicle.
catalysts comprised of tin and precious metal compounds tend to be more
popular. The reason is that they claim to encourage a slicker engine
operation, release cleaner exhaust and boost fuel mileage savings to
nearly eight percent.
A Look At Electronic Ignition Systems
accessories generally apply to older model vehicles running on
conventional contact breaker systems. People looking to retain their
vintage vehicles find that a contact-less ignition system is the best
While it’s not solely a fuel-saving device, it
does help to keep the vehicle in tune and fuel economy that a brand new
contact breaker system would offer. Very little maintenance and
reliable fuel economy increases the gas mileage and your savings on
fuel for your vehicle.
A Look At Other Products
of lubricating oil and fuel additives claim the products can decrease
internal engine friction drag while improving combustion. Some products
do as they claim while others just fail. Whatever you use, it must not
damage the catalytic converter or void the warranty.
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