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August 09, 2008

'Here's a tip for people who want to properly inflate their car tires for safety and economy, but who balk at paying for air at service stations: Don't pay. Just tell the station clerk to turn on the air pump. Stations are required by state law to provide free air and water to customers who buy gas or diesel.'

-- John Rossmann,

Tustin,

on Friday's Rumble Seat column about the political furor raised after Sen. Barack Obama said Americans should keep tires properly inflated for better gas mileage, thus conserving oil

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