Manuel Dasilva restores a lot of classic cars. He has a collection of his own, but also flips cars and repairs them for other owners. Some people like to drive their classic cars and not just display them. Since many older vehicles do not get the best mileage, Mr. Dasilva tries to improve the gas mileage on these vehicles so their owners can enjoy them more.
One simple way to make sure your classic car is getting proper gas mileage is to make sure the tire pressure is correct. You may need to add more air to the tire or release some to get the right pressure. You can find out what the tire pressure should be by checking your owner’s manual.
If your car’s air filter is clogged, it could be using more gas than necessary. Check the filter and replace it if it appears dirty. You can find air filters that are disposable or ones that are reusable.
Fuel filters can easily become clogged and when that happens your car’s gas mileage may suffer. Check the fuel filters to see if they are clogged and if they are, replace them immediately. Fuel filters are inexpensive and in most cases easy to change.
If you own a classic car like Manuel Dasilva and want to improve its gas mileage, the above tips can help. Keep in mind that you can only improve gas mileage to a certain extent. If you love to drive your classic car often, you will it to get the best gas mileage possible.