Propane Conversion Kits for Cars

Do you really want to cut down on your gasoline usage? Do you still like your car or truck? If the answer is yes, then consider an automobile propane conversion kit. These propane conversion kits allow your car or truck to be dual fueled, allowing you to switch from gasoline to propane at the flick of a switch. Many states have tax credits that can help cover the cost of the conversion. You can have the conversion done at a qualified installer, or do it yourself. Just be sure to learn and follow proper safety precautions for safe use and handling of Liquid Propane.

Liquid Propane is a clean burning alternative to driving an ugly hybrid car. If you live in semi-rural or rural areas, propane may even be more available than gasoline. The flex-fuel approach allows you to easily switch between fuels, based on which is cheaper or available at the time.

Here are some Propane Conversion Kits for Cars on eBay if you want to do it yourself:

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PROPANE COMPLETE CONVERSION KIT TOYOTA 4Y 4P ENGINES REPLACE AISAN SYSTEM LPG LP PROPANE COMPLETE CONVERSION KIT TOYOTA 4Y 4P ENGINES REPLACE AISAN SYSTEM LPG LP $369.99

IMPCO CONVERSION KIT MAZDA FORD COURIER THROTTLE BODY NISSAN PROPANE LPG IMPCO CONVERSION KIT MAZDA FORD COURIER THROTTLE BODY NISSAN PROPANE LPG $525.00

PROPANE CONVERSION KIT 49L FORD 300 STRAIGHT 6 THROTTLE BODY INJECTION TBI LPG PROPANE CONVERSION KIT 49L FORD 300 STRAIGHT 6 THROTTLE BODY INJECTION TBI LPG $690.00

COMPLETE IMPCO LPG PROPANE CONVERSION KIT HONDA D15B2 CARBURETED CIVIC CRX CARB COMPLETE IMPCO LPG PROPANE CONVERSION KIT HONDA D15B2 CARBURETED CIVIC CRX CARB $639.00

COMPLETE PROPANE CONVERSION KIT 2 BARREL GM ROCHESTER VARAJET CARBURETOR LPG GMC COMPLETE PROPANE CONVERSION KIT 2 BARREL GM ROCHESTER VARAJET CARBURETOR LPG GMC $829.99

COMPLETE IMPCO PROPANE CONVERSION KIT SLANT 6 ENGINE DODGE CHRYSLER MOPAR LPG COMPLETE IMPCO PROPANE CONVERSION KIT SLANT 6 ENGINE DODGE CHRYSLER MOPAR LPG $745.00

COMPLETE PROPANE CONVERSION KIT JS 530 CARBURETOR JNS J AND S MIXER LPG LP GAS COMPLETE PROPANE CONVERSION KIT JS 530 CARBURETOR JNS J AND S MIXER LPG LP GAS $499.99

IMPCO CONVERSION KIT DATSUN C3 P3 THROTTLE BODY PROPANE LPG IMPCO CONVERSION KIT DATSUN C3 P3 THROTTLE BODY PROPANE LPG $525.00

IMPCO DUAL FUEL CONVERSION KIT WEBER 32 36 38 CARBURETOR LPG PROPANE OFFROAD IMPCO DUAL FUEL CONVERSION KIT WEBER 32 36 38 CARBURETOR LPG PROPANE OFFROAD $879.99

ONAN 541 0511 01 LPG Propane LP Conversion Kit Hobart ONAN 541 0511 01 LPG Propane LP Conversion Kit Hobart $750.00


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Here are some books at Amazon that can help you read up on how to properly convert a car to run on propane.

Economy or Performance Propane Fuel Conversions for Automotive Engines: A Complete Guide to Using Propane as a Clean, Economical, High-Octane, Alternative Fuel

Economy or Performance Propane Fuel Conversions for Automotive Engines: A Complete Guide to Using Propane as a Clean, Economical, High-Octane, Alternative Fuel

Sale Price: $104.88



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Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Description

Book by Jay Storer

Propane Conversion of Cars, Trucks and R.V.s

Propane Conversion of Cars, Trucks and R.V.s

Sale Price: $78.92



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Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Description

Book by Carley, Larry W.



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Products That Really Will Improve Your Gas Mileage – Part 2

Part 2 in our series of gas saving devices that actually work and proved better fuel economy.

Tire Pressure Gauges - No, air gages don't make a good national energy policy, but proper tire inflation can improve your mileage and save you money on tires. In addition to improving your mileage, proper tire inflation improves your tires' traction and your overall safety.

TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge, 100 PSI

TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge, 100 PSI

Sale Price: $7.00



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Features

  • Lighted nozzle and display screen for ultimate visibility in low light or at night
  • Digital display instantly and clearly shows exact reading, eliminating the guesswork of analog gauges
  • Nozzle seals to valve stem for quick and accurate measurements
  • Simple push button control turns unit on, selects the desired range, and automatically shuts off after 30 seconds to save the batteries
  • Ergonomic design comfortably fits hand and features a soft, non-slip surface for sure grip
  • (1) CR2032 3V Lithium Coin Cell, (3) LR44 1.5V Button Cells (All Included)

Description

In any light, day or night, the TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge gives you an instant, accurate, and easy-to-read measurement of your vehicle's tire pressure. A simple push button turns the unit on and selects one of four measurement ranges. When it’s dark, the lighted nozzle illuminates your work area, so you can easily locate the valve stem. With gentle pressure, the nozzle seals onto the valve stem quickly and completely to deliver an accurate measurement. The exact measurement instantly displays on a clear, lighted digital screen, so there’s no guesswork or estimation like reading an analog gauge. After you’re done, a 30-second automatic shut off means you never have to worry about accidentally running the batteries dead. Contoured to fit your hand, the ergonomic shape is complemented by a soft, nonslip texture for ultimate comfort and control. Check your tire pressure often. Properly inflated tires keep you safe on the road and help you save on gas. Store this handy tool in your glove box or console, so it's always ready when you need it.Specifications:(4) measurement ranges: PSI: 0-100, bar: 0-7, kPa: 0-700, kg/cm2: 0-7Minimum increment: 0.5 PSIPower source: (1) CR2032 3V lithium coin cell, (3) LR44 1.5V button cells (all included)

Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150PSI Black Metal Body

Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150PSI Black Metal Body

Sale Price: $15.95



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Features

  • PROFESSIONAL QUALITY - 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: Constructed with a heavy duty die cast metal case for durability and protection. This digital tire pressure gauge is ergonomically designed to fit perfectly in either a woman's or man's hand - large or small. If you are not 100% satisfied or at any time your tire gauge fails to perform, we will send you a replacement or give you a full refund with our exclusive lifetime warranty.
  • SIMPLE TO USE & STORE: Press the button to turn it on. Press it again to change from PSI to any one of four pressure scales. Press and hold the button to turn it off. Next time you turn the tire gauge on, it recalls the last pressure scale used, which is an exclusive feature. After 30 seconds, the digital tire pressure gauge display will automatically shut off. Store it in your glove compartment, center console, door pocket, or in the trunk - it will fit almost anywhere.
  • USE DAY or NIGHT: The blue LED lit nozzle and backlit display screen is designed for easy visibility in low light or at night. The Ionox Tire Gauge comes with batteries included, so it is ready to use. The front and back side have substantial black non-slip rubberized grips for easy use in any conditions.
  • SAVE GAS & INCREASED TIRE LIFE: Measures HIGH & LOW PRESSURE in four(4) pressure scales up to 150PSI | 1000kPA | 10 Bar | 10 kg/cm2, in measurements as low as 0.5 PSI. The Ionox ION-15S provides instant and easy to read measurements. Proper and accurate tire inflation will help save gas and help extend the life of your tires.
  • GREAT FOR GIFTS: Useful and valued gift for men or for women ,whether for birthday gifts , graduation gifts , gift ideas for men and for women , unique gifts for men , Christmas gift for men or for women , best retirement gift or just for someone who has everything. The best air tire pressure gauge for auto automotive car motorcycle dirt bikes truck trailers rv atv commercial automobile dual-foot semi tractor gauges. Does not work with Presta Tire Values - only bicycle bikes schrader valves.

Description

The Only Gauge You'll Need Put the Ionox Digital Tire Pressure Gauge in your hand, and you'll know right away you're holding the best tire pressure gauge you've ever used. With an extremely durable metal body, sensitive +/-0.5 PSI accuracy and well-lit work area, this Ionox digital tire gauge promises to be your go-to gauge whenever need an easy, accurate tire pressure reading. Light Up The Night Ever found yourself in the dark trying desperately to fit your gauge on the valve to get a clear reading without deflating your tire? Just easily push the blue LED-lit nozzle into the valve stem, press the button, and you'll instantly see a reading appear on the backlit digital display. At that point, you can continue pushing the button to cycle through the measurement skills or press and hold the button to shut it off. And if you forget, no worries, it'll automatically turn itself off after 30 seconds. It's foolproof! Feel The Fit When you think of a tire gauge, maybe you think of a big clunky thing that's tough to hold onto, especially if you have smaller hands. While it is indeed rugged, the non-slip grips on this tire air pressure gauge ensure that whether your hands are large or small, you won't have any trouble keeping it steady. Yours For Life We want our tire air gauge to be the best digital tire gauge you've ever had the pleasure of using, so we've guaranteed its performance for life. If anything ever goes wrong, a replacement or refund is just an email away! Peace Of Mind Is Here: Give yourself or a loved one the ability to quickly and safely check your tire pressure whenever and wherever you may be. Add one or several of these handy, must-have tire gauges to your cart today!

RHINO USA Heavy Duty Tire Pressure Gauge (0-75 PSI) - Certified ANSI B40.1 Accurate, Large 2" Easy Read Glow Dial, Premium Braided Hose, Solid Brass Hardware, Best For Any Car, Truck, Motorcycle, RV

RHINO USA Heavy Duty Tire Pressure Gauge (0-75 PSI) - Certified ANSI B40.1 Accurate, Large 2" Easy Read Glow Dial, Premium Braided Hose, Solid Brass Hardware, Best For Any Car, Truck, Motorcycle, RV

Sale Price: $19.97



Buy the RHINO USA Heavy Duty Tire Pressure Gauge (0-75 PSI) - Certified ANSI B40.1 Accurate, Large 2" Easy Read Glow Dial, Premium Braided Hose, Solid Brass Hardware, Best For Any Car, Truck, Motorcycle, RV now.

Features

  • ▶ SUPPORT AN AMERICAN CO. - Buy From a Father/Son Business in California & Receive a Lifetime Warranty!
  • ▶ SNAP-ON QUALITY TOOL - Certified Accuracy, Solid Brass 360 Swivel and "No-Leak" Braided Air Hose
  • ▶ TIME & MONEY - Properly Inflated Tires Save Fuel, Last Longer and Increase Handling & Performance
  • ▶ PERFORMANCE - Our Large 2" Dial is Heavy Duty, Glow in the Dark and Feels Solid in the Hand
  • ▶ GUARANTEED 5-STAR EXPERIENCE - If you aren't 100% Satisfied for any Reason, We'll Refund Your Money!

Description

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Best Tire pressure gauge! I have boughten other pressure gauges on amazon and they were half the quality , my husband accidentally ran it over behind the car and it still worked perfectly!" By Gill

TireTek Premium Tire Pressure Gauge With Integrated Hold Valve - 60PSI

TireTek Premium Tire Pressure Gauge With Integrated Hold Valve - 60PSI

Sale Price: $15.97



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Features

  • WORRIED ABOUT CORRECT TIRE PRESSURES? - This heavy duty mechanical tire gauge is calibrated to ANSI B40.1 Grade B (2%) international accuracy standard so you get a precise, accurate pressure reading every time you use it.
  • RECOMMENDED BY MECHANICS - It features a steel and brass construction with an extended 5mm chuck tip, so you get a great seal with no air leakage. This robust and durable precision automotive tool is also surrounded by a rubber cover, so it is protected from drops and is easy to grip.
  • NO BATTERIES REQUIRED - This top-rated, professional tire monitoring system is easy to use and is reliable in all weather conditions. A perfect accessory for your car, motorcycle, truck, bike, SUV, RV or ATV - it will not let you down.
  • EASY TO READ LARGE SCALE DIAL with a 45 degree angled and fully swivelling chuck. Tire pressure too high? Our built in relief valve allows you to press the bleed button whilst the gauge is still on the tire valve, releasing air until you reach the exact target required.
  • SUPERIOR QUALITY ASSURED The perfect gift for men or women, ideal for Fathers Day or Christmas. Buy with confidence today and get our best auto device 100% lifetime satisfaction guarantee.

Description

"The LAST tire pressure gauge that you will EVER need to buy", "finally a dependable, practical tire gauge", "It really IS that good!", "No batteries required so this just works"Why buy the TireTek TT-GS06-QBR2 Premium Tire Pressure Gauge?LARGER 2" DIAL360 DEGREE SWIVEL CHUCKSOLID STEEL CONSTRUCTIONFREE GEAR-STYLE CASE BOOTINTEGRATED BLEED BUTTONMECHANICAL GAUGEBenefits of using the TireTek Premium Tire Pressure Gauge:SAVE MONEY ON TIRES - preventing over/under inflation dramatically reduces tire wearSAVE MONEY ON FUEL - maintaining your tires at the correct pressure can save you $100'sGET BETTER HANDLING - regular tire monitoring ensures optimum vehicle performanceKEEP YOUR FAMILY SAFE - under inflation is the most common cause of tire failureWhat Our Customers Say:"My husband ordered a Tire Tek Premium Tire Pressure Gauge and says it's the best one he has ever had - and he is 83!""Fine product! Easy to use. Good price, fast delivery""Great purchase! Great quality. Sturdy and dependable""Great product. 100% satisfied. Accuracy is the best way to describe this product"What's more, when you buy today you'll enjoy our no-quibble LIFETIME PRODUCT WARRANTY (yes really!) and get a FREE car care guide when you order today. Simply click the 'Add To Cart' button above.Sold exclusively by OdyseaCo

Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Sale Price: $12.49



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Features

  • Heavy duty construction and rugged design for long lasting use
  • Angled head and rubber coated handle for easy gripping
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD display
  • Equipped with an automatic shut off to prevent deflation
  • Accurate to within 0.05 PSI, reading air pressure from 5-150 PSI in 0.5 pound increments

Description

The Accutire MS-4021B digital tire pressure gauge features a large, easy to read LCD display that provides pressure readings from 5-150 PSI in 0.5-pound increments. It is ergonomically designed with an angled head and a rubber coated easy-grip handle. The heavy-duty construction will easily withstand shifting around in your glove compartment or toolbox. If you forget to turn the gauge off, don't worry, it is equipped with an automatic shut off system.

JACO Elite Tire Pressure Gauge - 60 PSI

JACO Elite Tire Pressure Gauge - 60 PSI

Sale Price: $15.90



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Features

  • Mechanic Recommended: Performance tested, certified accurate, & calibrated to ANSI B40.1 International Accuracy Standards (±2-3%), ensuring precise tire pressure readings without relying on batteries
  • Feels solid in the hand & built from premium heavy duty components shielded by a rugged gear-style protective guard; features a flexible no-leak air hose making checking tire pressure easier than ever
  • Robust design is equipped with a built-in air bleeder valve to reduce pressure in overinflated tires, and the handy 360-degree swivel chuck allows for easy access to the tire valve from any angle
  • Larger, 2" glow dial features easy-to-read 60 PSI single increment scale that glows in the dark, providing accurate readings that "lock" in place until the pressure reset button on the neck is pushed
  • FREE 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee when you order yours today, so click "Add to Cart" with confidence to enjoy longer-lasting tires, improved gas mileage, and a smoother car driving experience

Description

"Hands down the BEST tire gauge on the market!" ... "Quality feel and build" ... “What was I thinking using those cheap digital gauges for so many years! This is a REAL piece of equipment” ... "Rugged, durable, and sturdy" ... "a TRUE performance tool" ... "Excellent gauge!"   Never be without a reliable tire gauge when you need it most. After countless hours searching for & studying the best gauges on the planet, we are proud to introduce to you the Elite Series Tire Pressure Gauge by JACO Superior Products.   Why Choose The Elite? - 360-Degree Swivel Chuck - Shock-Absorbing Gear-Style Protective Guard - Pressure Hold & Reset Button - Built-in Air Bleeder Valve - 0-60 PSI Range, Single Increment Scale - Large, Easy-to-Read 2" Glow-in-the-Dark Dial - Long Lasting Metal Construction - Rugged Steel Casing - Solid Heavy Duty Design - Precision Accuracy: Meets ANSI Grade B40.1 International Accuracy Standards (± 2% true PSI)   Why Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure Is Crucial: - Longer lasting tires by promoting proper and even tire tread wear patterns - Improved fuel economy meaning less time and money spent at the gas pump - Smoother vehicle performance and handling for a more enjoyable overall driving experience - Increased safety while driving by reducing the risk of tire failure due to under-inflation   Proudly Backed by Our LIFETIME 100% Satisfaction Guarantee! Order today while supplies last. Limited stock. Sold exclusively by JACO Superior Products.

JACO ElitePro Tire Pressure Gauge - 60 PSI

JACO ElitePro Tire Pressure Gauge - 60 PSI

Sale Price: $19.90



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Features

  • Mechanic Recommended: Performance tested, certified accurate, & calibrated to ANSI B40.1 International Accuracy Standards (±2-3%), ensuring precise tire pressure readings without relying on batteries
  • Feels solid in the hand & built from premium heavy duty components shielded by a rugged gear-style protective guard; features a flexible no-leak air hose making checking tire pressure easier than ever
  • Robust design is equipped with a built-in air bleeder valve to reduce pressure in overinflated tires, and the handy 360-degree swivel chuck allows for easy access to the tire valve from any angle
  • Larger, 2" glow dial features easy-to-read 60 PSI single increment scale that glows in the dark, providing accurate readings that "lock" in place until the pressure reset button on the neck is pushed
  • FREE 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee when you order today, so click "Add to Cart" with confidence and enjoy longer-lasting tires, improved gas mileage, and a smoother car driving experience

Description

"Simply put: this is the BEST tire gauge out there!" ... "You will throw all your old gauges away" ... "A professional grade tool" ... "Ridiculously accurate & easy to use" ... "No batteries to wear out" ... "By FAR the best I have ever used!"   Never be without a reliable tire gauge when you need it most. After countless hours searching for & studying the best gauges on the planet, we are proud to introduce to you the ElitePro Series Tire Pressure Gauge by JACO Superior Products.   Why Choose The ElitePro? - Flexible "No Leak" Air Hose - 360-Degree Swivel Chuck - Shock Absorbing Gear-Style Protective Guard - Pressure Hold & Reset Button - Built-in Air Bleeder Valve - 0-60 PSI Range, Larger 2" Glow-in-the-Dark Dial - Long Lasting Metal Construction - Rugged Steel Casing - Certified Accurate to ANSI Grade B40.1 (±2-3%) - Mechanic Recommended   Why Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure Is Crucial: - Longer lasting tires by promoting proper and even tire tread wear patterns - Improved fuel economy meaning less time and money spent at the gas pump - Smoother vehicle performance and handling for a more enjoyable overall driving experience - Increased driving safety by reducing the risk of tire failure due to under-inflation   Proudly Backed by Our LIFETIME 100% Satisfaction Guarantee! Order today while supplies last. Limited stock. Sold exclusively by JACO Superior Products.

Portable Tire Inflator, GRANDTAU Mini 150 PSI 12V DC Car Electric Auto Air Compressor Pump for Vehicles, Trucks, Bicycles, Basketballs and Inflatable Objects

Portable Tire Inflator, GRANDTAU Mini 150 PSI 12V DC Car Electric Auto Air Compressor Pump for Vehicles, Trucks, Bicycles, Basketballs and Inflatable Objects

Sale Price: $17.99



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Features

  • 1. [Best Gift Choice - Fast and Powerful Car Pump]: Inflates a standard mid-sized car tire in 6 minutes, Max pressure 150 Psi
  • 2. [Convenience]:Plugs directly into 12V car cigarette lighter. Working voltage: DC12V, Maximum Amp: 10 Amps
  • 3. [Easy To Read]: 4 Display Units: PSI, KPA, BAR, KG/CM
  • 4. [ Versatile Car Air Compressor ]: Inflate tires on 12V cars, bikes, motocycles, sedan, SUV and ATV. Adaptors for balls and inflatables included
  • 5. [What You Get]: GRANDTAU Tire Inflator, 1 x Nozzle Adaptor , 1 x Sport Needle , 1 x Instruction Manual, our 12-month WARRANTY and friendly customer service

Description

GRANDTAU 150 PSI Air Compressor which is the ideal to inflate flat tires ensures you have a safe driving since you never know what is on the road. Features: Easy to operate when you need inflate the tire or sport ball Nozzle Adapters for sports balls and bicycles High quality construction Built in Pressure Gauge Convenience 12V cigarette lighter plug power source which means you can inflate your tires on road. Specification: Working voltage: DC12V Rating power: 120W Maximum Amp: 10 Amps Maximum Working Pressure 150 PSI Inflating from 0 to 35psi: 6 mins Pressure Gauge Display: PSI/BAR/KPA/ KG/CM Cable and Hose Length: 2.8m(9.2ft) / 0.44m(1.44ft) Dimension:155*122*52mm / 6.1*4.8*2.1 inch Net Weight: 0.5kg/1.1lb Ambient Temperature: -10°F ~ 60 °F Attention: We suggest the using time should not be over 20 Minutes, if more than 20 Minutes, please turn off the product and cooling to 20 minutes before use again. Package Contents 1 x Tire Inflator 1 x Nozzle Adaptor 1 x Sport Needle 1 x Instruction Manual



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Products That Really Will Improve Your Gas Mileage – Part 1

In our previous articles, we've provided the information you need to evaluate the claims of unscrupulous promises of secret Revolutionary Gas Saving Technologies and Devices. Unfortunately, most of those devices won't save you any fuel or cash, and even worse, some can seriously damage your car. Here are some products that really can improve your can mileage, even if the don't come with false sexy promises and amazing claims.

Tune Up Guides and Parts - Yes, a tune-up is the absolute best thing you can do to improve the mileage of your car, second only to being more gentle with the gas pedal when driving.

ACCEL TST16 Ignition Tune Up Kit

ACCEL TST16 Ignition Tune Up Kit

Sale Price: $56.46



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Features

  • Includes distributor cap, rotor, wire set with heat reflective spark plug boots and specially designed Accel classic copper core spark plugs
  • Designed to maximize efficiency, improve performance and reduce emissions
  • Features stainless steel contact springs for long lasting durability
  • Easy installation
  • Limited one year warranty

Description

Accel Truck Super Tune-Up Kit includes distributor cap, rotor, wire set with heat reflective spark plug boots and specially designed u-groove copper core spark plugs. This kit is designed to maximize efficiency, improve performance and reduce emissions. It features stainless steel contact springs for long lasting durability. This kit can be easily installed and is backed by limited one year warranty.

Denso (4504) PK20TT Platinum TT Spark Plug, (Pack of 1)

Denso (4504) PK20TT Platinum TT Spark Plug, (Pack of 1)

Sale Price: $2.68



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Features

  • Twin-tip technology with 11 mm platinum center electrode and 11 mm titanium enhanced ground electrode
  • Improve fuel economy, better acceleration and faster starts than all other single platinum plugs
  • Purified alumina powder insulator provides exceptional dielectric strength and thermal conductivity, allowing the material to stand up to extreme stress

Description

Twin-Tip design enables faster flame propagation for more complete combustion. DENSO pioneered the use of platinum in spark plug manufacturing. To maximize the longevity and enhance the durability of the spark plug, DENSO applied platinum to both the center and ground electrodes. Platinum offers superior resistance to erosion and corrosion enabling DENSO to create a spark plug capable of consistent performance.



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Gas Saving Devices – Do they do anything?

The Federal Trade Commission's pamphlet on Gas-Saving devices. Read it before you buy.

"Gas Saving" Products:

Gas prices are up, and so is the volume of advertising for "gas saving" products. When gasoline prices rise, consumers often look for ways to improve fuel efficiency. Although there are practical steps you can take to increase gas mileage, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns you to be wary of any gas saving claims for automotive devices or oil and gas additives. Even for the few gas saving products that have been found to work, the savings have been small.

"Gas Saving" Advertising Claims
Be skeptical of the following kinds of advertising claims.
"This gas saving product improves fuel economy by 20 percent."

Claims usually tout savings ranging from 12 to 25 percent. However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has evaluated or tested more than 100 alleged gas saving devices and has not found any product that significantly improves gas mileage. In fact, some "gas-saving" products may damage a car's engine or cause substantial increases in exhaust emissions. The gas-saving products on the market fall into clearly defined categories. Although the EPA has not tested or evaluated every product, it has tried to examine at least one product in each category. See "Devices Tested by EPA" at the end of this brochure for category descriptions and product names.

"After installing your product on my car, I got an extra 4 miles [6.4 kilometers] per gallon [3.8 liters]."

Many ads feature glowing testimonials by satisfied customers. Yet, few consumers have the ability or the equipment to test for precise changes in gas mileage after installing a gas-saving product. Many variables affect fuel consumption, including traffic, road and weather conditions, and the car's condition. For example, one consumer sent a letter to a company praising its "gas-saving" product. At the time the product was installed, however, the consumer also had received a complete engine tune-up - a fact not mentioned in the letter. The entire increase in gas mileage attributed to the "gas-saving" product may well have been the result of the tune-up alone. But from the ad, other consumers could not have known that.
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How to Save Gas and Save Money With a Few Simple Checks

By: Scott Siegel

You may not know that your car may not be running as efficiently as it should. If your car is not running at its optimum then you are loosing fuel economy and money. If you invest just a few minutes a month you can prevent that loss.

Many problems with your car can be corrected or identified with some simple things you can do on a regular basis. Not only will you be saving gas by keeping your car running at its optimum, you may also be heading off costly repair bills.

More important than either of these is that you will be keeping your car as safe as it can be. You may prevent a critical failure that could result in an accident.

Generally it is suggested that most maintenance should be left to the professionals. But once each month you can do the following to identify problems that can cost you money and gas down the road: (excuse the pun!)

1. Check tire pressure and look for signs of uneven wear or embedded objects that can cause air leaks. In winter, check tire pressure whenever there is a sharp change in temperature.
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