Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 26, 1974 · Page 13
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 13

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 26, 1974
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14 Nortfnn* ArVamat TIMES, Wed., Juiw 26, T974 Guidelines To Help Cut Fuel Use By Recreational Vehicles NEW *TOi Ari -- All. [hough i*fre*h(Ul vehicles consume lea* uwa 2 4t efff per cent of «ll pftnletuA product* used each year thta.munsc'ule figure cs» be lowered e»en fur thcr with conservation measures, boliew* Bob Behme; rcc- realiona! vehicle editor of "Kiclct Stream" magazine Behme points ont that adrti- t i o n a l cuts in fuel consumption can be achieved if RV thusiasts adhere this summer to mi ilic-roaci and in- camp guidelines: --Drive at an even speed. M a k e 50 to 55 ni.p.b. your speed range. It is the most economical way to drive.. --Take shorter trips. A 50-to 100-mile Weekend can be just as 'niuch fun as a longer run. --Keep an even, constant pressure on .the accelerator. Smooth, steady . speeds are most economical. --Avoid ''jack-rabbit" slarts. They.-demand extra fuel. --Study 'traffic conditions' be fore- you reach them. Avoid un necessary slops. Lost momentum means more fuel must bo c o n s u m e d regaining roat speeds. --Turn off the engine when you stop for more than one minute; even a one-minute stO[: requires more fuel than restarting. Do not race an engine. The practice is w a s t e f u l . --Check tire pressures d a i l j Underinflalion increases tin. rolling resistance and demands more gas --In camp, if the climate warrants heating, reduce (he thermostat setting. As at home, a 68 degree setting means lowered fuel consumption. Prevent drafts.. .Check the insulation around.'doors, windows and skylights. Close the curtains al night-They reduce heat losses *s do storm windows --A shower requires less hot water t h a n a tub. --In the kitchen use the few »»t possible burners. If you use aa oven; preheat for only « few minutes. --Use,'fewer lights. Whether "our rig is-cquipped with elec- rical or butane lighting, you can save 'substantial amounts t energy by reducing the nuriv Kr of units burning. The most'important consider- ition for saving fuel, regardless of the model RV you drive ays Bchme, is weight. Weight -ifiects fuel economy. In load ng. balance your vehicle and carry as little as possible. T a k e ess than a f u l l t a n k of water and only the g a s o l i n e needed to rjake camp and return. Excess Fuel, like excess v a t c r . atk]« weight. Instead of carrying gro ccrics for a full camp-out, bus some along the road closer to your destination. Finally, Behme advises, be sure to keep your vehicle's en gine in perfect tune. Improper ly operating emission controls worn sparkplugs, had points nr a poorly adjusted carburetor a! ways sumption. fuel 4-H CLUB NEWS COSHEN Belinda Dutton was electee recreation leader and Trac. Mal'kham r e f r e s h m e n t leader a the J u n e meeting held at th community building. Terry Salsbury. Xane Mark ham. Pearlene Gilbert am Randy Salsbury were nom: nated to represent the club i: up coming activities, includin bait casting, tractor driving, b: cycle contest and rally day. Demonstrations on caring fo a dog w e r e given by Jacc Perry and Vickie Salsbury. am Belinda Dulton showed how l make Peanut Rutter kisses Connie youn? gave a talk o w i t d l i f e conservation. Dee Ann Hale and Rose Riley wen welcomed as new members. Randy Salsbur ( 20% off Penneypets* Reg. 2-0.shOftCfee*etop* .poryesler/cotton knH. Sotkte or patterns ta girts 1 stoaeUX Sale 3.67 CO»OfS.4-6X Sale 2.23 Reg. 2.79.,Girl. Turtle- necked top. Long Reev- ed. Assorted: colon iii sizes 4-6x, | 20% off Penneypets 9 Salel 83 Reg. 229. Short sleeve polyester/ cotton kntf shirt for pre-school boys. Mock turtteneck for sizes 4-7. SaleS 53 Reg, 4.49. Plaid jeans from the i Penneypef collection. Polyester/ i cotton with flare leg in sizes 4-7. Shop 9-9 Man., Tlwn., Fri. 9.540 TM*., W*d., Sat. trainload savings Penneys trainload sale of appliances. A fantastic event! 1,000 freight cars full of major appliances have been shipped to JCPenney stores! The savings are terrific! 20% savings on all our fans. New you can save a big 20% on all JCPenney fans except our 20" two speed economy model. Choose from an assortment of models, in a variety of sizes. So when it gets hot, turn on one of our fans and' turn off the heat, at 20% savings. Save $30 Reg. 199.95. Sale 169.95. Convertible 2-cycle dishwasher may be used as portable or installed permanently. Maple veneer on hardwood cutting board top. Dual detergent dispenser. Choice of color. 3-cycle convertible. Reg. 239.95, Sale 199.95. Sale 349.95 Reg. 389.95.20' frost-free top mount has 6.9' freezer and features our Powar Economizer switch to help you conserve energy in dry weather. Equipped to receive automati c ice maker. In w hite, copper, avocad o or gold. 16' Custom top mount, Reg. 279.95, Sale 249.95 16' ImperiaJ top mount, Reg. 299.95, Sale 269.95 Sale 189.95 Reg. 219.95.-Our 2-speed automatic washer does a family- size 18 Ib. wash features a special "soak-setting": Includes 3 water temperature settings water level. selection in choice of colors. Sale 149.95 Reg. 169.95. Matching electric dryer has permanent press setting including air fluff. SIMILAR TO ILLUSTRATION Vacuum sale. Save $ 15 and S 20 Reg. 99.95, Sate 84.95. JCPenney best upright has triple action cleaning, converts to canister with ease. Reg. 119.95. Sale 99.95. Canister w/power head. 19' cord, suction control on handle, blower port, vinyl bumper guard, stands on end. All steel construction. Save 60.95 on 4-channel stereo components super set-up. Sale $ 259 rtetw) tuner, 8 track tape deck, record ctanger ·ndafr-' *"-f--" 1""*"--. ""it fn rtirrrm ImUjim ivilli AM/FM Save on our 19" solid state TV. Big savings on our 17" model. Save 60.95 100% UK, M»$sn. TN» 19* color TV (*ereen meas. diag.) feature* oM MM nodular chaMfe. improved Chroma-Brite* negative Mack watrh picture tube. 19" color TV. white or walnut gain pfwflc cabinet Reg. 439.95. trie $3J» 17" color TV. «M» or w**mrt grain plastic cabinet. Reg. 399S, Me $39* Shop 9-9 Mon., Thiin., Fri. 9-5*0 TIM*., W«A, Sot.

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