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HOW YOU CAN GET BETTER GAS MILEAGE OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE

Wouldn’t 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… right now?!

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.

Still, 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

Oxygen 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 down.

A Look At Free-Flow Air Filters

Free-flow 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

More 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.

Fuel 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

These 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 option possible.

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

Manufacturers 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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