How to Get Better Gas Mileage NOW!Most automotive engines are specifically designed to use more gas than necessary and self-destruct. You can do a few simple things to increase fuel efficiency and make your engine last much longer.
A typical gasoline powered engine converts most of the energy in the fuel to heat and carbon instead of motion. A significant portion of the fuel goes out the tail-pipe and is burned in the catalytic converter.
You can increase the efficiency of your engine by replacing some parts and using synthetic motor oil. With a bit more modification you can easily triple the mileage of your engine.
1. Use high quality multi-electrode spark plugs such as Bosch Platinum Quads or Split-Fire. These ignite more fuel and convert more energy into motion. You may also want to replace the ignition coil with one with higher voltage.
2. Replace the engine air intake. Standard air intake systems and air filters are very inefficient and most can be easily replaced with much better systems from companies like K & N – www.knfilters.com. They guarantee an increase in horsepower, which translates into better mileage.
3. If your engine has less than 70,000 miles on it you should switch to synthetic fuel. If an engine has a lot of miles on it using conventional oil it is risky to switch to synthetic fuel because it will clean out the engine too quickly and can cause leaks.
4. Replace the engine’s computer. An engine with an electonic ignition system is run by a computer that ensures that the engine uses too much fuel and so making the above improvements will only result in minor increases in fuel mileage. Replacing the factory chip in your car may significantly increase fuel mileage but make sure that you get the right type.
5. Disable your engine’s self-destruct PVC (positive crank-case ventilation) system. By condensing and filtering the blow-by gases from your engine before they re-enter the air engine you can increase fuel mileage by up to 25% while reducing harmful emissions by up to 75%. This also works for diesel engines. For more info. read http://www.highstrangeness.tv/articles/empower/empower.php
6. Always keep your tires inflated to their rated pressure. Under inflated tires can increase fuel consumption by as much as 6%.
7. Slow down. There is a big difference in fuel mileage at 70 mph versus 55 mph.
If you are willing to spend a bit of money you could also consider converting your car to electric power or make it multi-fuel to run on hydrogen, natural gas, propane, ethanol. You can also setup a simple hydrogen boost system that will greatly improve the efficiency of gas or diesel engines.
You can choose to not give so much of your money to greedy oil companies – just do it.
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