Thursday, September 01, 2005

25 "Direct" Ways To Save At the Pump

Here they are.

There were some new ones in there I hadn't read before.

Some examples from the list include:
Park in the shade. This minimizes fuel evaporation and helps keep your car cool in the summer.

Fill up at night because pumps deliver more gas when temperatures are lower.

Fill up on weekdays—because prices usually rise on the weekend. The cheapest times to buy gas are typically Tuesday midday or Wednesday morning.

Lighten your load. Don’t carry around items you don’t need. For every 100 pounds of weight in your car, fuel economy decreases by one to two percent. Put heavy items in the trunk instead of on a roof rack, which creates drag.

Read the rest here ...


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