The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Gas Blurbs

Cars, Gas, Info

Gasoline could go from 10% ethanol up to 20%


Glitch means you pay for gas you don't get

Gas meter starts spinning before the gas flows due to faulty check valve


Story below ↓


Fuel-Saving Tips


Test #1 Aggressive Driving vs. Moderate Driving


Result: Major savings potential


The Cold Hard Facts: Up to 37 percent savings, average savings of 31 percent


Recommendation: Stop driving like a maniac.


Aggressive vs. Moderate Driving: read the entire test



Test #2 Lower Speeds Saves Gas


Result: Substantial savings on a long trip


Cold Hard Facts: Up to 14 percent savings, average savings of 12 percent


Recommendation: Drive the speed limit.


Lower Speeds Saves Gas: Read the entire test



Test #3 Use Cruise Control


Result: Surprisingly effective way to save gas


Cold Hard Facts: Up to 14-percent savings, average savings of 7 percent


Recommendation: If you've got it, use it.


Cruise Control: Read the entire test



Test #4 A/C On, Windows Up vs. A/C Off, Windows Down


Result: Nice in theory; not true in practice


Cold Hard Facts: No measurable difference (unless you open the sunroof, too!)


Recommendation: Please, make yourself comfortable.


Air Conditioner: Read the entire test



Test #5 Check Your Tire Pressure


Result: Important for safety and to reduce tire wear


Cold Hard Facts: No measurable effect on the vehicles we tested


Recommendation: Check your tire pressure often but don't expect a big savings.


Tire pressure: Read the entire test



Test #6 Avoid Excessive Idling


Result: More important than we assumed


Cold Hard Facts: Avoiding excessive idling can save up to 19 percent


Recommendation: Stopping longer than a minute? Shut 'er down.


Excessive idling: Read the entire test


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