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    Driving & Saving Gas

    Anyone got any secrets or tips that you would like to share on how to save gas???





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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    I think if you do that the car will slow down to a stop. If you are talking about a red lights then I think the additional wear and tear will hurt any gas savings it may provide.




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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    i'm not sure on the neutral thing, but also, not constantly hammering your gas or quick acceleration. and turn your car off if you have to sit somewhere and wait, or if you go in a convenient store (some people leave their cars running).



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    try to maintain constant rpms and not being so aggressive with the gas



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    make sure your tire pressure is right where it needs to be

    clean injectors once in a while, don't go faster than 60 on the highway and you'll be fine




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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Dude you drive like a bat out of hell. Maybe cuz you were late to work

    When I took out my 47+ pound XXX and my 90+ pound box. I gained gas milage. Less weight, so everyone throw away your systems and gain more MPG.



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by tRiGgEr
    Dude you drive like a bat out of hell. Maybe cuz you were late to work

    When I took out my 47+ pound XXX and my 90+ pound box. I gained gas milage. Less weight, so everyone throw away your systems and gain more MPG.
    wow... i know that's less weight but i didn't think 150lbs would makes a difference, i guess with a sedan it would.. not much for a suv i wouldn't think



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Get a chip for your car, and a CAI, exhaust. That will actually help. What kind of car do you have?




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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    ^ no, it wont



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Check for proper tire inflation... Keep your oil changed.... Keep you're car waxed... Drive down hill....



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by dru
    ^ no, it wont
    With proper settings on the chip, and the right parts, how does increasing the efficiency of your motor (while driving properly as well) not increase fuel economy?


    I say efficiency because as we know, the motor is one big air pump, the easier it can consume and expell the air would make less energy wasted.




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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Do what I do, leave it parked in the garage 6 days a week. You'll be amazed




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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Its a fact that clean car is a better tunning car, so make sur ethe engine is clean



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    Basically the cheapest way to save gas in a nutshell is to drive slowly, no quick acceleration, and maintain a constant speed.

    Also checking your air filter and changing your oil is always a good addition. That fuil stuff you put in your gas is good too, you know the stuff that comes in like a little bottle that cost about 4 dollars....not sure the name of it!



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    Re: Driving & Saving Gas

    i drive like i don't care to go anywhere in a hurry. if i keep my rpms on my truck low (<2k) i can get 21 mpg. around town i won't get anything above 15 mpg so i don't drive when i can.



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