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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by calyork2, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. Mar 21, 2008 at 12:22 AM
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    calyork2

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  2. Mar 21, 2008 at 3:22 AM
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    Sweet. This is the second time I'm the first one here to proclaim something as Snake Oil!

    There's nothing you're going to pour into your tank that will economicly improve your mileage.
     
  3. Mar 21, 2008 at 5:15 AM
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    If it sounds too good to be true it probably is.

    Here's quote from their site:

    A Kia Optima is rated for 31 MPG highway. Doing the math this poor woman was supposedly getting 15 to 20 MPG???

    Another great testamonial was from someone tho gave her father a bottle of the stuff and he added it just before going on a trip to California. He got great mileage on the highway trip.... Ooh! What a surprize!

    The other thing that sets off my BS alarms is their special offer for gas certificates:

    I've underlined the parts that make me sceptical. You can bet that following those instructions won't be that simple. Gas stations arn't in the habit of giving a 25% rebate on a product they MIGHT make a 5% margin on.


    The two bottle package is only about the cost of 1 tank of gas at 53.95 plus shipping (You don't get the free shipping until you buy 3 bottles.) but I won't be trying it any time soon.

    I'm not trying to give you a hard time but over the years I've seen way too many of these fuel enhancers come and go. If you do try it and carefully track your performance I would love the hear the results. :)
     
  4. Mar 21, 2008 at 7:26 AM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    i've hear adding a gallon of water to your gas tank will improve your mileage

    Now see, part of me wants to put a disclaimer under my previous statement, but at the same time, if there is anyone stupid enough to add water to their gas to improve mileage, they kinda deserve the ruined engine. so i'm on the fence here....
     
  5. Mar 21, 2008 at 7:31 AM
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    Last time I was a smart ass in one of these threads, I got negative rep. Oh well, fudge it!

    Everyone knows you're not supposed to put straight water in the tank. It is supposed to be diluted with a half gallon of bleach. It has been said that your exhaust will smell like fresh laundry. Just lock yourself in the garage with it running and enjoy.

    Also, if you're an idiot, don't try those things.
     
  6. Mar 21, 2008 at 8:25 AM
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    Any time i get positive rep i am thankful, but if i get negative rep i reallly dont care. its not a big deal, somebody is gonna have a problem with what i say no matter waht so i dont care. but getting pos rep is cool when it happens
     
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