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

COMPLETE PROPANE LPG CONVERSION KIT SA 200 WELDER F163 ENGINE F 163 LINCOLN GAS COMPLETE PROPANE LPG CONVERSION KIT SA 200 WELDER F163 ENGINE F 163 LINCOLN GAS $449.99

PROPANE CONVERSION KIT 4.9L FORD 300 STRAIGHT 6 THROTTLE BODY INJECTION TBI LPG PROPANE CONVERSION KIT 4.9L FORD 300 STRAIGHT 6 THROTTLE BODY INJECTION TBI LPG $690.00

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Sale Price: $126.65



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Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Description

Book by Carley, Larry W.

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: $276.26



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Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Description

Book by Jay Storer



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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.

AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings for Car Truck Bicycle with Backlit LCD and Non-Slip Grip, Silver (1 Pack)

AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings for Car Truck Bicycle with Backlit LCD and Non-Slip Grip, Silver (1 Pack)

Sale Price: $9.95



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Features

  • Check out our VIDEO on the left side and take a quick tour of AstroAI tire gauge! Backlit LCD display and Lighted nozzle for visibility in dimly light areas
  • Designed to maintain correct tire pressure, reduce tire wear and extend tire life; digital display reading instantly and clearly being shown, no longer do the guesswork of analog gauges
  • Nozzle easily forms a seal with the valve stem on schrader valves, giving quick and accurate readings in 0.5 increments; 4 settings with range: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA
  • Simply press "ON/UNIT/OFF" button to turn on the tool, select the range, and automatically shut off in 30-40 seconds to save the power; Non-slip texture makes it easy to hold onto and the ergonomic design is both suitable for men and women's hands
  • 1 Year Warranty and battery included; Perfect car accessories gifts for men; Versatile use for cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles etc but not compatible with presta stems

Description

The AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge helps you maintain correct tire pressure, reduce tire wear and extend tire life. The Backlit LCD display and Lighted nozzle are for visibility in dimly light areas and the accurate and easy-to-read digits help you easily measure your vehicle's tire pressure. The tool provides 4 settings with range: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA and the ergonomic design and non-slip texture are both suitable for men and women's hands. Versatile use for cars, trucks, motocycles, bicycles etc.SpecificationsMeasurement Ranges: PSI: 0-150, Bar: 0-10, KPA: 0-1000, Kg/cm: 0-10Minimum Increment: 0.5 PSIPower: 3V Lithium Coin Cell, Battery IncludedDisplay: 8.3 x 4 inches LCD displayOperating temperature: 23-122 ℉Useful note: In order to get a good seal, please put the tire's air nozzle up or off to the side. It's the best when the nozzle is around 6 or 7 o'clock position so that you can firmly press the guage straight down which means you have to crane your head a little bit for reading. Always remember the most important thing for you is to be able to press down straight & hard onto the tire's nozzle.Package Included1 x AstroAI Tire Gauge

Milton (S-921) Single Chuck Head Pencil Tire Pressure Gauge - Passenger Car

Milton (S-921) Single Chuck Head Pencil Tire Pressure Gauge - Passenger Car

Sale Price: $4.82



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Features

  • MILTON: Pencil Gauges made with machined parts, unlike our competition! Made in the USA.
  • INCLUDES: Built-in deflator valve, single chuck head, and white nylon indicator bar.
  • PRESSURE RANGE: Measures PSI (5-50) in 1-lb. increments and Kilopascal (40-350) in 10-kPa increments.
  • IDEAL: For passenger car applications. Handy in cold temperature weather conditions.
  • CAR SAFETY/MAINTENANCE: Ideal automotive and road trip accessory tool to maintain optimal tire care and prevention.

Description

Pencil type passenger tire gauge reads up to 50 PSI or 350 kPa. Milton tire gauges provide accurate, long life with trouble free performance. Gauges are made of durable plated brass with 4 side nylon indicator bar. Always check tire pressure when tires are cold.

TACKLIFE TG01 Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings with Backlight LCD Display and Non-Slip Grip Tire Gauge for Cars and Motorcycles

TACKLIFE TG01 Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings with Backlight LCD Display and Non-Slip Grip Tire Gauge for Cars and Motorcycles

Sale Price: $9.97



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Features

  • ▲FAST RESPONSE AND HIGH ACCURACY - Nozzle sealed to valve stem for quick and accurate pressure measurements; 4 settings with range: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA; Simply push the orange "ON/UNIT/OFF" button to turn the unit on, select your desired ranges
  • ▲BACKLIT LCD DISPLAY - Bright blue LED shows you precise reading instantly and clearly, especially at night or in low-light environments; Feel safe in knowing all your tyres on cars, motorcycles, trucks and bicycles with Schrader Valves, eliminating the guesswork of analog gauges
  • ▲USER-FRIENDLY AND HANDY - Lightweight and ergonomic to fits nicely in the palm of your hand, suitable for hands of both men and women; Features a soft and non-slip surface gives you sure grip and operate less fatigue
  • ▲BATTERY INCLUDED AND AUTOMATIC SHUTDOWN - Pre-installed battery make sures work right out of box; It will automatically shut off after 30s, helps to save the battery life and worry free to run out of battery quickly
  • ▲BROAD APPLICATION - Perfect car accessories gifts; Versatile use for cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles etc but not compatible with presta stems; Long 24-Month Warranty lets you to be assured of the purchase

Description

Tacklife - A professional team on Amazon, which deals only with the development of tools. We commit ourselves to using qualitative tools to improve the quality of life. Main Features: ✔Illuminated tire nozzle and LCD display screen No more fumbling in the dark with awkward, hard-to-read analog tire gauges! ✔A simple push button turns the unit on and selects one of 4 measurement ranges Instantly receive an accurate tire pressure reading in psi, bar, kg/cm2, and kpa all at the press of a button! ✔Ready to use right out of the box Includes a 3 volt lithium battery and a built-in "auto shut off" feature to conserve battery life. ✔Compact but sturdy design Compact enough to easily fit into your glove box or backpack, but sturdy enough that you'll be able to depend on it for the long haul! Specifications: ● Range: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA ● Display: 21*10mm LCD Display ● Power: 3V lithium coin cell ● Operating temperature: 23℉- 122℉(-5℃-50℃) Warm Tips: 1.You should reset the display into 0.00 before processing every measurement. 2.This TG01 tyre pressure gauge is suitable for Schrader valves, rather than Presta valves. 3.In order to get a good seal, please put the tyre air nozzle was up or off to the side. It is best when the nozzle is around the 6 or 7 clock position so that you can firmly press the gauge straight down. Package Contents: 1 x Tacklife TG01 Classic Tire Pressure Gauge 1 x 3V Lithium Coin Cells 1 x Package Box 1 x User Manual 1 x Warranty Card

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

TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge, 100 PSI

TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge, 100 PSI

Sale Price: $10.94



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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)

AstroAI 2 Pack Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings for Car Truck Bicycle with Backlit LCD and Non-Slip Grip, Silver

AstroAI 2 Pack Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings for Car Truck Bicycle with Backlit LCD and Non-Slip Grip, Silver

Sale Price: $15.99



Buy the AstroAI 2 Pack Digital Tire Pressure Gauge 150 PSI 4 Settings for Car Truck Bicycle with Backlit LCD and Non-Slip Grip, Silver now.

Features

  • Backlit LCD display and Lighted nozzle for visibility in dimly light areas
  • Designed to maintain correct tire pressure, reduce tire wear and extend tire life; Digital display reading instantly and clearly being shown, no longer do the guesswork of analog gauges
  • Nozzle easily forms a seal with the valve stem on schrader valves, giving quick and accurate readings in 0.5 increments; 4 settings with range: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA
  • Simply press "ON/UNIT/OFF" button to turn on the tool, select the range, and automatically shut off in 30-40 seconds to save the power; Non-slip texture makes it easy to hold onto and the ergonomic design is both suitable for men and women's hands
  • 1 Year Warranty and battery included; Perfect car accessories gifts for men; Versatile use for cars, trucks, motocycles, bicycles etc but not compatible with presta stems

Description

The AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge helps you maintain correct tire pressure, reduce tire wear and extend tire life. The Backlit LCD display and Lighted nozzle are for visibility in dimly light areas and the accurate and easy-to-read digits help you easily measure your vehicle's tire pressure. The tool provides 4 settings with range: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA and the ergonomic design and non-slip texture are both suitable for men and women's hands. Versatile use for cars, trucks, motocycles, bicycles etc.SpecificationsMeasurement Ranges: PSI: 0-150, Bar: 0-10, KPA: 0-1000, Kg/cm: 0-10Minimum Increment: 0.5 PSIPower: 3V Lithium Coin Cell, Battery IncludedDisplay: 8.3 x 4 inches LCD displayOperating temperature: 23-122 ℉Useful note: In order to get a good seal, please put the tire's air nozzle up or off to the side. It's the best when the nozzle is around 6 or 7 o'clock position so that you can firmly press the guage straight down which means you have to crane your head a little bit for reading. Always remember the most important thing for you is to be able to press down straight & hard onto the tire's nozzle.Package Included2 x AstroAI Tire Gauge

JACO Deluxe Tire Pressure Gauge - 100 PSI

JACO Deluxe Tire Pressure Gauge - 100 PSI

Sale Price: $11.90



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Features

  • Performance tested and calibrated to ANSI B40.1 accuracy standards (2%), ensuring quick and precise tire pressure readings up to 100 PSI without dealing with batteries or digital components
  • Rugged & unique 'Dual-Layer Protective Guard' shields the solid steel body from accidental drops and toolbox storage, so you can rest assured your new tire gauge will stay reliable for many years
  • Robust design comes equipped with a '360-Degree Swivel Chuck' for easy valve access, pressure reset button to reset readings, and built-in air bleeder valve to reduce pressure in overinflated tires
  • Compact size features an easy-to-read 1.5" dial (psi) and stores nicely in the glove box, center console, or tool kit; suitable for most cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, bikes, spare tires, or RVs
  • FREE 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee when you order today; here's what our customers say, "Best I have used in 45 years of driving" "Built to LAST" "I absolutely LOVE this tire gauge"

Description

"BEST air pressure gauge I have EVER used at any price." ... "This is by far the BEST tire pressure gauge I've owned over the past fifty years playing with cars/trucks & motorcycles." ...   Never be without a reliable tire gauge when you need it most. After countless hours of searching for & studying the best gauges in the world, we are proud to introduce to you the Deluxe Tire Pressure Gauge by JACO Superior Products.   Quick Details: - 360-Degree Swivel Chuck - Dual-Layer Protective Cover - Pressure Reset Button - Built-in Air Bleeder Valve - 0-100 PSI Range, 1.5" Dial - Calibrated to ANSI B40.1 Grade B Accuracy Standards   Benefits Of Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure: - 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.   "Very easy to use!" ... "The swivel head is absolutely great." ... "I absolutely LOVE this tire gauge" ...

Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Sale Price: $10.95



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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.



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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: $59.13



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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.

ACDelco D329A GM Original Equipment Ignition Distributor Cap

ACDelco D329A GM Original Equipment Ignition Distributor Cap

Sale Price: $26.67



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Features

  • Have metal inserts designed to provide the best possible fit to ensure maximum conductivity between the distributor towers and spark plug wires
  • Easy-to-read locator keys on caps make proper installation simple
  • Equipped with a full anti-arc barrier to reduce the possibility of secondary voltage arcs that can cause an engine to misfire
  • GM-recommended replacement part for your GM vehicle's original factory component
  • Offering the quality, reliability, and durability of GM OE

Description

An ACDelco GM Original Equipment Distributor Cap is a GM-recommended replacement for your vehicle’s original component. It covers the top of the distributor and provides half of the rotary switch (distributor rotor). This original equipment distributor cap has been manufactured to fit your GM vehicle, providing the same performance, durability, and service life you expect from General Motors.



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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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