[OT] Gas Efficiency Tip

Von Fugal von at fugal.net
Wed Jun 11 22:35:03 MDT 2008


<quote name="Shane Hathaway" date="Wed, 11 Jun 2008 at 22:31 -0600">
> With all this discussion about gas prices and efficiency, I thought I'd  
> throw in a tip.  I just changed my Cougar's air filter and spark plugs  
> and my average MPG jumped from 24 to 28, a 17% improvement!  They were  
> way overdue.  So if you're looking for ways to improve your gas mileage,  
> first get all the regular maintenance done.  It will pay off quickly.

Tires are the next big thing. Much less bang though. Generally a 2-3%
increase (if they were bad of course). Not necessarily replace the
tires, proper inflation helps, too.
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