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gearmax

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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2010 12:56:11 PM

Did you know that by simply waxing your car you can gain about 2 miles per gallon more. Is it just me or is it true, what do you think
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redfish67
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 9:43:42 AM

not lately, no measurable differenct in gas mileage.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 8:52:09 PM

no.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 8:58:39 AM

I rarely do anymore. I just don't believe there is much improvement on mileage.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 8:23:01 AM

Never.....
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dchawk81
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 1:41:06 AM

Nah. Wax makes the car heavier, requiring more throttle to get the same speeds thus decreasing fuel efficiency. It's heavy stuff!

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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 10:56:20 PM

Maybe twice a year.
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 8:10:36 AM

I'm still trying to learn something from this post about MPG's over three years.9 months roughly. Still have two I/2 full containers of wax left. to finish this year out.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 5:28:22 AM

no
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 7:01:36 PM

Completely false.
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:39:54 AM

Never......
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 4:52:35 AM

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 7:08:48 PM

Mildly comical... but nope!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 7:05:23 PM

what a joke!
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rcanela1
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 5:56:51 PM

I don't, and never heard of this before.
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Iz00
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 10:58:04 AM

"MPG" is already plural. "MPGs" is unnecessary and "MPG's" is just WRONG.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 10:13:13 AM

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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 9:41:20 AM

No, no measurable difference in gas mileage.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 7:28:15 AM

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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 4:58:37 AM

I think this is a myth, like you.
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thomnrosie
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:08:40 PM

I don't think by waxing your car can get more mileage per gallon or more on you car.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 12:17:01 PM

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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 9:57:50 AM

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 12:03:29 PM

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46chief
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 10:42:05 AM

No. I don't think it will help gas mileage.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 9:34:44 AM

No. It does not make any measurable difference in gas mileage.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 7:42:43 AM

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Ashelm
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 8:12:50 AM

No, don't see the point.
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twt
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 4:10:00 AM

I think you are grossly misled. It may help, but NOT as much as 2 mpg.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 9:08:25 PM

NO
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 7:47:54 AM

I wax my vehicles to protect the paint, not gas mileage as this has been proven to be a myth.Race car drivers to help cut the wind and gain fractions of a second, but that's it. Since we live here on the sal water and high heat/humidity, waxing the vehicle is critical for preserving the paint finish in Florida.
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 6:30:25 AM

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