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Save at the gas pump, measure tire inflation accurately

Posted by Alan MacDonald on

Save at the gas pump, measure tire inflation accurately

Measure tire inflation monthly to save at the pump Surging gas prices have made fuel efficiency a higher priority for Canadian drivers, according to a new national survey conducted by Leger in mid-April for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC). 92 percent of drivers surveyed say fuel economy is now a higher priority for them and 90 percent understand that proper tire inflation maximizes mileage and reduces fuel costs.  Drivers are right to think they can save at the pump by ensuring their tires are properly inflated. Industry studies show motorists can improve their gas mileage by 0.6 percent on average...

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How can I increase my fuel economy?

Posted by Alan MacDonald on

How can I increase my fuel economy?

How can I improve my fuel economy? Ways to improve your car's fuel efficiency Concerned with the increasing cost of fuel? We can help! Gas prices in Canada are about to surge as a result of the change to summer gasoline. The change means refiners must add more expensive components as part of their fuel processing, a cost passed onto motorists. The more expensive blend of gasoline will cost every driver more from April until mid-September when requirements will ease. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS offers a wide variety of fuel miserly products that will not only add more power but help reduce...

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Holley Sniper EFI Tech Tips

Posted by Robert McJannett on

Holley Sniper EFI Tech Tips

Top 10 Holley Sniper EFI Tech Tips Holley Technical Training Manager Tom Kise's top ten "suggestions" for Holley Sniper EFI System installation issues. This is great information that can only get you closer to an ideal solution. If there is anything you see here that needs clarification please Contact Us. Check these EFI Tech Tips before you call Tech Support If you are having issues with your Sniper Fuel Injection install, go through these common issues first, before getting stuck on hold with Tech Support. They will ask you if you have tried these tips before anything else. If you have...

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CARB SIZE MATTERS: What size carburetor do I need?

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CARB SIZE MATTERS: What size carburetor do I need?

What size carburetor is correct for my engine? Performance Improvements stocks carbs from Holley Performance, Edelbrock and Proform Parts. Sometimes people either have a preconceived notion of what size carb they want or they need some direction about what to choose. We can help you choose the best carb that will work for your vehicle and how you plan on driving it. You can always contact us for answers to specific carb questions but read on to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about carburetors.   Carb Size: Is bigger always Better? While we’ve all heard people say -...

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Clean the Air You Breathe with K&N Washable and Reusable Cabin Air Filters

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Clean the Air You Breathe with K&N Washable and Reusable Cabin Air Filters

Clean the Air You Breathe with K&N Washable and Reusable Cabin Air Filters from Performance Improvements Protecting the engine in your vehicle is vitally important. Without it, you are going nowhere, fast. What if we told you there was something more important to protect than your engine? That would be you, your friends, and your family. Obviously, you need to wear seat belts and your car probably already has a multitude of airbags, but there is something else that is being incorporated into more and more modern vehicles for the health of the occupants. We are talking about cabin air filters. The...

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