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Ignition is the Foundation of Good Fuel Economy

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Ignition is the Foundation of Good Fuel Economy If you are running a street performance engine, you need vacuum advance! Finding Fuel Efficiencies and Peak Power Just as a good foundation is necessary for the construction of a quality building; so is good ignition the foundation of good fuel economy.  A couple of fundamental points are necessary to understand proper ignition.  First, rich mixtures ignite easier and burn quicker than lean mixtures.  Rich mixtures occur at wide-open throttle (WOT) and under heavy loads (such as pulling a trailer or driving up hills).  Second, dense mixtures in the cylinder (which occur...

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Concerned with the increasing cost of fuel? We can help!

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Concerned with the increasing cost of fuel? We can help! PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS offers a wide variety of fuel miserly products that will not only add more power but help reduce the amount of fuel being used. Keep Your Engine Properly Tuned: Do a tune-up, replacing the spark plugs, oxygen sensor and fuel filter. A properly maintained vehicle will run more efficiently and give you better mileage, which saves you money in gas. Cold Air Induction Kits Probably the easiest modification, replacing a clogged air filter with one of the high performance cold air kits can significantly improve your vehicles fuel...

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