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RONALD777

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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2012 8:26:29 PM

Well it certainly seems to - to me.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:32:21 AM

It always feels like it does..........
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:40:46 PM

I can't even tell if it looks better from where I'm sitting
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 10:52:49 AM

No but it does look better.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:31:04 AM

We always think so..........
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 12:32:32 AM

Oh yeah!
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Kekzzzik
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 8:23:02 PM

Dont think so
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:41:45 AM

Not really...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 7:19:28 AM

It always seem to run better but nothing is really change any other than a clean vehicle................
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 5:44:52 AM

Always
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:13:21 AM

its all in your head. But hey...if you think it does then so be it.
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 2:06:24 PM

no
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DocWyeth
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 9:10:55 AM

After sealing it and applying Auqapel yes.

I interpreted the question to mean overall and not just the engine. Technically though I am still correct.
If the engine does not have to work as hard to push it through the air then it is working more efficiently. Thus it is working better. There is proof that a clean car with a smoother finish gets better fuel economy.

[Edited by: DocWyeth at 4/5/2014 9:13:50 AM EST]
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twt
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 4:21:58 AM

How can washing a vehicle, make the engine run better? Somebody, has a vivid imagination.
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 3:17:52 AM

Is this a test? No it does not run better but if it makes you feel better sure!
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 12:59:16 AM

Of course not...
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:43:15 AM

yes
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 10:54:01 PM

They always run better when you fuss over them.
That's why their 'female'
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roadkingfl
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 7:21:05 PM

Absolutely lol, just like I feel better after a shower :)
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DuramaxPower
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 6:46:04 PM

no
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DAWGnh
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 2:23:40 AM

I'm thinking about it, give me a few days will ya...
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 1:24:57 AM

I run better!
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 12:36:08 AM

Sure it does!!!!!! Give me a break!!!
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 4:53:40 PM

no, just makes me feel better.
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 8:24:17 AM

Yes, especially after washing in winter time.
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 5:43:36 AM

doesn't run any better but I seem to drive a bit slower
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 5:33:50 AM

Only it looks clean
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 12:15:38 AM

Are you cleaning the engine also?
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thebrohta167
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 7:49:01 AM

nope
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twt
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 4:18:54 AM

What does washing a car, have to do with how the engine runs?
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 1:10:02 AM

Nope just feels like it does
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caseym91
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:58:01 PM

Not that I am aware of but I feel like it does.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 6:18:14 AM

Seems quiter
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 11:24:08 PM

Women always run better when pampered.
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wemiller
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 8:15:15 PM

No noticeable difference. Sure I believe that if you used scientific measuring equipment that some improvement would be noticed.
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 12:02:25 PM

no
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 3:27:14 AM

no
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datchboy
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2014 4:54:25 PM

seems like it
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2014 3:09:42 PM

Looks better, not sure if it runs better.
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dctimmons
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2014 11:50:02 PM

Just an illusion
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2014 2:27:38 AM

Nope it just seems like it does. when its clean you just feel better about your car in your head.
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twt
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2014 5:25:05 AM

If so, not enough to notice.
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pawnkingfour
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 9:48:48 PM

Better dirty, it grinds more :)
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NCCowboy
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 5:50:59 PM

naw. Looks better
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fatso
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 2:32:42 PM

It feels like it.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 12:25:02 PM

sure
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 12:07:49 PM

feels like it
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2014 11:59:31 PM

no, but it looks nicer!
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drydem
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 11:09:20 PM

No, but being clean is its own reward.
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Ratso
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2014 6:13:15 AM

I think so, but probably not..it just looks good !
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stonejd
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 5:42:20 AM

looks better, not sure if it runs better.
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