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Kanakakua

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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 11:25:56 AM

I use fuel injector cleaner to keep injectors clean .
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 2:13:37 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 7:28:55 AM

Never........
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 7:53:55 AM

I haven't seen that the additional mpg pays for the additives.
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campyz
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 7:47:02 AM

Nope.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 7:38:14 AM

Never..........
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 2:15:36 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 12:43:54 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 8:07:16 AM

RXP
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 7:51:56 AM

no
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Saab93turbo
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 10:29:21 AM

I don't think additive improve gas mileage to any extent that you can see. In the laboratory, maybe a tiny bit. If the additive boosts the octane, then maybe 0.03 mpg more. If the injectors are clogged, unclogging them helps a little as far as mpg but helps more in terms of smooth running.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 9:59:23 AM

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 9:35:34 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 9:26:40 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 1:44:45 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 1:29:14 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 1:11:13 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 12:40:53 PM

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Message Posted: May 27, 2014 11:12:22 AM

no
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Message Posted: May 27, 2014 7:18:14 AM

No, save your monies.
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Message Posted: May 22, 2014 2:21:56 PM

Gvan says, ..." studied dozens of these products and concluded that none of them work."

"Never" is a pretty strong word. I suppose a lot, maybe most, of them don't work. But there are certain products which accomplish certain things for certain needs, such as octane boosters.

A poster ("Houkster") discussed a product caled "Ethanol Defense" by Bell Products. I checked some articles, and just acquired a bottle. I'll post my results after a few tankfuls.
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Message Posted: May 22, 2014 10:24:40 AM

no....never............
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 22, 2014 10:13:29 AM

Never..........
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gvan
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Message Posted: May 22, 2014 10:01:31 AM

May 22, 2014

Avoid “miracle” fuel additives and gadgets. The Federal Trade Commission has studied dozens of these products and concluded that none of them work. Some may cause engine damage or contribute to decreased fuel efficiency.
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: May 21, 2014 8:49:45 AM

n
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Message Posted: May 21, 2014 8:49:17 AM

no
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gvan
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 8:19:02 AM

No. Fuel additives may have a purpose but mpg increase is not one of them.
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Message Posted: May 16, 2014 8:13:31 AM

No
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Message Posted: May 11, 2014 9:34:06 PM

No, save your money.
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 10:23:21 AM

nope
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 8:28:11 AM

NO
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Message Posted: May 7, 2014 8:26:25 AM

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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 6:52:14 AM

No.
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 6:49:50 AM

Fuel additives are expensive. Even if they work to a limited bit, I would be losing in the cost per mile category.
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 6:45:13 AM

No...never...............
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Message Posted: May 3, 2014 5:29:27 PM

No
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