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

8 Cylinder Propane LPG Conversion Kit for Gasoline Fuel Injected Vehicles 8 Cylinder Propane LPG Conversion Kit for Gasoline Fuel Injected Vehicles $495.00

LPG Conversion Kit for Kipor Honda SDMO and Hyundai Generators LPG Conversion Kit for Kipor Honda SDMO and Hyundai Generators $214.30

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

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

Propane LPG Sequential Injection System Conversion Kit for 3 4 cylinder EFI Car Propane LPG Sequential Injection System Conversion Kit for 3 4 cylinder EFI Car $279.90

HIGH PRESSURE PROPANE CONVERSION BRIGGS AND STRATTON 190412 8HP FF4000 LPG GAS HIGH PRESSURE PROPANE CONVERSION BRIGGS AND STRATTON 190412 8HP FF4000 LPG GAS $269.99

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

IMPCO COMPLETE DUAL FUEL CONVERSION KIT CHEVY GMC 87 95 74L 454 V8 PROPANE LPG IMPCO COMPLETE DUAL FUEL CONVERSION KIT CHEVY GMC 87 95 74L 454 V8 PROPANE LPG $1,450.00

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


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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 Rvs

Propane Conversion of Cars, Trucks and Rvs

Sale Price: $1,453.98



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Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Description

This book explains the merits of propane and natural gas as alternative motor fuels and describes the basic steps involved in converting gasoline powered auto mobiles, trucks and recreational vehicles to run on these fuels. Propane or natural gas conversion is NOT something a novice mechanic should attempt without supervision or guidance.

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: $124.24



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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.

Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Sale Price: $5.59



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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.

P.I. Auto Store Premium Digital Tire Inflator - Electric 12v DC Portable Auto Air Compressor. Pump to 150 Psi. With Carry Case

P.I. Auto Store Premium Digital Tire Inflator - Electric 12v DC Portable Auto Air Compressor. Pump to 150 Psi. With Carry Case

Sale Price: $49.97



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Features

  • PREMIUM QUALITY **IMPROVED DESIGN** - We have listened to your comments and are happy to announce a number of design improvements making a great product even better. See product description below for improvement list.
  • SIMPLE TO USE - Microprocessor monitors tire pressure, automatically stopping at the precise pressure you set on the bright LCD display gauge. Accuracy ±1 Psi. Super bright 8 xLEDs have settings - off mode, standard flashlight, flashing red, and emergency SOS
  • FAST AND POWERFUL - Capable of inflating a mid-sized car tire from flat to 30 Psi in under 4 minutes. Max pressure 150 Psi. Heavy duty compact design uses high quality materials and manufacturing techniques which ensure long service life.
  • VERSATILE - Use for Car, Bike, Motorcycle, RV, SUV, ATV and Truck. Also Sports Equipment and inflatables (adapters included). Best in class reach of 12 feet will access all tires on your vehicle from the 12 Volt DC cigarette lighter plug or other outlet. Connect to household supply with our AC/DC Adapter (must be purchased separately, see offer below).
  • 2 FREE GIFTS - 8 Spare Dust Caps, Presta valve and an exclusive Digital Guide to Tire Care. We will ensure you are satisfied with our product and offer our 100% satisfaction MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE!

Description

P.I. Auto Store Premium Portable Digital 12V Tire Inflator / Pump / Air Compressor **Design Improvements from July 2016** -Power cable lengthened. Total reach now 12 feet (Hose and Cable combined) - best in class -Screw thread grip improved -Electronic pressure sensor accuracy increased -Fuse added to electrical 12V connector to protect vehicle -Additional quality checks added in manufacture -New improved manual DID YOU KNOW? -Even the best condition tire will leak over time? -Tire pressures change with changes in temperature? CORRECT TIRE PRESSURE BENEFITS -Improved gas mileage -Tires will wear evenly, making them last longer -Keep you and your family safer with optimum traction and control Features -12V battery powered, so if you ever get a flat on the road you can inflate it there and then -Microprocessor will monitor pressure and stop at your set pressure (+/- 1 Psi), which avoids over inflation and removes need to keep checking pressure - Powerful Pump: Capable of inflating a mid-sized automotive tire from flat to 30 Psi in under 4 minutes. 150 Psi capability -8 LED lights with 4 settings help you to see in the dark and flashing red LED for emergency breakdown use -Durable Materials: High impact plastics, reinforced hose and rubber feet for stability - Use on all types of automobile, bicycles and inflatables Package Contents -Inflator -Storage and Carry Bag -Instruction Manual -Sports Adapters including Presta Valve -8 dust caps & Digital guide to Tire Care -Spare fuse Be confident in your purchase with our 100% satisfaction guarantee GIVE YOURSELF-AND YOUR FAMILY-MORE PEACE OF MIND ON THE ROAD. PRESS THE "ADD TO CART" BUTTON

Tire Pressure Gauge Digital w/ Metal Body 150PSI

Tire Pressure Gauge Digital w/ Metal Body 150PSI

Sale Price: $16.95



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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!

Motor Luxe Tire Pressure Gauge 100 PSI - Accurate Heavy Duty Air Pressure Tire Gauge For Your Car Truck and Motorcycle - 4 Free Valve Caps

Motor Luxe Tire Pressure Gauge 100 PSI - Accurate Heavy Duty Air Pressure Tire Gauge For Your Car Truck and Motorcycle - 4 Free Valve Caps

Sale Price: $19.79



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Features

  • Mechanic Recommended: battery-free tire gauge is expertly calibrated to International Accuracy Standards, which gives you quick and reliable readings without fear of digital failiure.
  • Heavy duty brass body with rugged gear-style guard and 100 PSI 2" glow-in-the-dark dial ensures you get easy readings even at night or in harsh conditions.
  • 360-degree swivel chuck and flexible no-leak air hose means the 100PSI tire pressure gauge painlessly reaches all your vehicles' valves from any angle.
  • Built-in air bleeder valve helps you reduce pressure in over-inflated tires, while display locks in place until reset, so you won't waste time with lost readings.
  • You'll save a fortune with improved gas mileage, and enjoy a smoother driving experience. 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee and 4 FREE valve caps included when you order today, so click Add to Cart and Buy Now!

Description

Mechanic Recommended: battery-free tire gauge is expertly calibrated to International Accuracy Standards, which gives you quick and reliable readings without fear of digital failiure.Heavy duty brass body with rugged gear-style guard and 100 PSI 2" glow-in-the-dark dial ensures you get easy readings even at night or in harsh conditions. 360-degree swivel chuck and flexible no-leak air hose means the 100PSI tire pressure gauge painlessly reaches all your vehicles' valves from any angle.Built-in air bleeder valve helps you reduce pressure in over-inflated tires, while display is locked in place until reset, so you won't waste time with lost readings. Looking for better way to keep your vehicle running smoothly and save money on gas? Then look no further... Great for mechanics, and all driving enthusiasts, no matter what you drive or ride. See images for details. Save yourself from that dreaded breakdown. "Keeping everything maintained used to be such a pain, but now it only takes a few seconds!" You'll save a fortune with improved gas mileage, and enjoy a smoother driving experience. 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee and 4 FREE valve caps included when you order today.When you're ready to finally start saving gas money and take care of your vehicle, click Buy now and Add to Cart!

JACO Elite Tire Pressure Gauge - 60 PSI

JACO Elite Tire Pressure Gauge - 60 PSI

Sale Price: $19.90



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Features

  • Performance tested & calibrated accurate to ANSI B40.1 International Accuracy Standards (±2%), ensuring quick and 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 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!" ... "Professional accuracy & super large dial" ... "Absolutely perfect" Introducing the Elite 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: $25.90



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Features

  • Mechanic Recommended: Performance tested & calibrated accurate to ANSI B40.1 International Accuracy Standards (±2-3%), ensuring quick and 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 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!" Experience first hand why so many satisfied customers trust the ElitePro Tire Pressure Gauge by JACO Superior Products for maintaining proper tire inflation. 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.

Accutire MS-4400B Pistol Grip Digital Tire Gauge

Accutire MS-4400B Pistol Grip Digital Tire Gauge

Sale Price: $6.99



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Features

  • Accurate tire pressure - Gauge reads from 5-99 PSI (in 1/2 lb units)
  • Ergonomic design features an easy to use pistol grip handle
  • Extra-large easy to read LCD display
  • Gauge will automatically turn off after a 10 second time out period
  • Replaceable battery included

Description

This is a very versatile and easy to use tire gauge. The MS 4400B is superior gauge for use on everything from wheelbarrow to medium duty truck tires. The large LCD readout gives you an accurate and consistent reading every time. Get the most out of a gallon of gas with proper tire inflation.

Michelin MN-4535B Digital Programmable Tire Gauge with Bleed Valve

Michelin MN-4535B Digital Programmable Tire Gauge with Bleed Valve

Sale Price: $14.25



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Features

  • Programmable gauge - remembers recommended tire pressure
  • Includes bleed valve for precise pressure
  • Reads up to 99 PSI / 6.85 BAR
  • Blue backlit display
  • Batteries included

Description

The Accutire Digital Programmable Tire Gauge remembers the recommended tire pressure for you vehicle. Reads up to 99 PSI / 6.85 BAR. The air bleed function allows for precise pressure. Features an easy to read, blue backlit display. Batteries are included. Driving with correctly inflated tires is important for several reasons: increased safety, reduced tread wear, improved handling and ride performance and better fuel economy.



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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: $54.81



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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.

B0015ZZLEY

B0015ZZLEY

Sale Price: $10.00



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Features

  • Four lower door guides and Four door slides
  • Two door handles
  • Four #10B x 1/2" screws
  • Eight #8-32 3/8" machine screws and Eight #8-32 hex nuts
  • Instructions (no manual)

Description

Arrow Sheds DK100 Door Tune-up Kit Is perfect for all Arrow Sheds that need repair. If your Arrow storage building has sliding doors, use our tune-up kit to keep them functioning smoothly. Includes: Four lower door guides, Four door slides, Two door handles, Four #10B x 1/2" screws, Eight #8-32 3/8" machine screws, Eight #8-32 hex nuts, and Instructions (no manual).



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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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