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|6th February 2007, 14:10||#16|
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An extreme air filter like K&N Typhoon will definitely help. This should be the 1st add-on. An FFE technically helps too.
The cheapest yet effective option is the K&N filter and sticking to one petrol pump - Reliance/Shell: in that order. Do not add any other hardware bolt-ons that claim to increase mileage.
|6th February 2007, 18:33||#19|
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There are some additives also rite?? Remember seeing some sales guys near petrol pumps and traffic signals with such stuff. Don't know how far they work
|7th February 2007, 11:36||#20|
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Hello! I'm not sure about this,
Does fitting an MSD ignition system to the engine increase the mileage? Because I think if more sparks are made rather than just one spark, wouldn't it become more efficient as well as more power?
Correct me if i'm wrong..
|14th August 2009, 08:12||#21|
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But I strongly believe that this thread is a good subject even today. Consider the potential environment benefit if even a fraction of total car commuting mass get FE connscious. IMHO it will do a lot of good to every body.
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|14th August 2009, 13:14||#22|
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Make the wife lose 10 kg (or more). I did this and experienced an immediate increase in mileage!
|14th August 2009, 14:43||#23|
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A) Buy a fuel efficient car in the first place.
b) Maintain it in a very good condition.
c) Fill fuel from the best bunk around.
d) Inflate tyres 1 - 2 PSI over the prescribed limit.
e) Drive in a mileage conscious way with a light foot.
f) Car pool if possible.
g) Use the Mobike/Bicycle (or even walk) for short errands whenever practical to do so.
h) Give a complete holiday to all your vehicles once a week and use only public transportation for that day.
IMHO these are the only ways to save fuel. Avoid any kind of tampering with the car.
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|14th August 2009, 14:55||#24|
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1. Good oil and frequent changes + filter
2. Good quality petrol
3. Stay away from petrol stations who fudge with meters or try to con you
4. Chech tyre pressure twice a weak
5. Use AC only when it is really essential
6. Dont trash the car around, drive steadily and sensibily
7. Where possible , use public transport ( I strictly follow this !!)
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