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  • use the maximum rated tire pressure
  • check your tire pressure often
  • install narrower tires
  • don't use offroad or snow tires if you don't need them.
  • eliminate all dead weight. two of my cars have completely stripped interiors. Also makes big difference in performance.
  • don't keep your fuel tank full (less weight)
  • learn to drive stick. Manual transmissions have less energy loss compared to automatics (10% less)
  • coast whenever possible
  • accellerate at a conservative pace
  • drive at lower speeds
  • run a lighter weight oil. check your owners manual and driving conditions
  • use synthetic oil (less friction on moving parts)
  • ensure proper maintenance to emissions related hardware (O2 sensors, egr, fuel injectors, pcv valve, etc)

The best way to pick up a few miles per gallon is to use a K&N air filter. For a cost of about $40 it is a bargin since it lasts forever. Unlike paper filters which restrict the airflow, the K&N uses a mesh and oil to trap dirt. With a gain in power and gas milage what is to lose? VBD

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