Re: Fuel saving devices - do they do ANYTHING?
On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 21:48:42 -0500, "Perry Noid" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>probably the best fuel-saving device is a good tire pressure gauge... use it
>regularly to keep the pressure up, and that will help reduce fuel use as
>well as prolong the life of the tires! I keep my 240 around 36PSI, which is
>a bit higher than the figure posted on the car, but I like the firm ride and
>Especially important to check the pressure during the spring and fall, when
>temperature is changing almost daily!
We have a 1978 244 - I *think* the tyres are supposed to be 32 PSI
according to a label on the car. I can't stand it at that pressure -
the steering is so HEAVY. I recently put 40 in, but the tyres were
hot at the time, so yep, about 36 is usual for us too.