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2TORIAL
Learn2 Improve Your Gas Mileage
(3 steps)


No, you can't hook yourself to the car in front of you.


Let's face it... along with a thinner waist, a faster modem, and greater tranquillity, everybody wants better gas mileage. It doesn't matter if you're driving a sparkling new Dodge pickup or a barely mobile '73 Renault, that gas gauge always goes down faster than you want it to. Although nothing short of an affordable, reliable electric vehicle will keep you completely from the gas pump, you can avoid becoming an indentured servant to your local gas station.

Note: Since motorcycles, as a rule, get fantastic gas mileage, this 2torial isn't written with them in mind. If you'd like to get even better mileage from a motorcycle, the instructions below apply equally well.

Before you begin

If you already own a car, there are several gas consumption factors which you can't control: engine size and design, vehicle weight and wind resistance, gasoline quality and formulation. There are, however, a few ways in which you are the master of your driving fate, so let's concentrate on those. All of the strategies boil down to two words: maintenance and driving habits.
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2TORIAL STEPS
Introduction
Step 1: Maintain optimum tire pressure
Step 2: Keep it in tune
Step 3: Change your driving habits a little

 2TORIAL NECESSITIES
  • A car
  • A pen (or pencil) and paper

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