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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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Save your monies.
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 9:21:26 AM

I believe it is a waste of money.
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 8:17:36 AM

RXP the first tank each month
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Stanadyne Performance formula.
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:05:52 AM

Save your $2.00
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 6:36:57 AM

Only fuel injector cleaner
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No.
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 4:41:46 PM

I appreciate your posts on this, Houckster.

Some time ago you mentioned you were trying "Ethanol Defense." Have you anything to report?
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 5:31:03 PM

It's important to differentiate between restoring fuel efficiency and actually improving fuel efficiency.

Using generic gas (Speedway, RaceTrac) will probably lead to increased deposits that will reduce mileage. Things like Techron can restore lost mileage but can't improve it beyond what a normally functioning engine would provide. To avoid a mileage loss, stay with Top Tier fuels.

Additives like acetone has been touted as improving fuel efficiency but car emissions systems are not programmed to take advantage of it.

The best way to increase mileage is to drive efficiently.

[Edited by: Houckster at 3/29/2014 5:33:19 PM EST]
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Never............
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Only when I change my oil.
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 9:44:53 AM

Chevron Techron to clean injectors. Wasn't expecting a mileage increase and didn't receive one either.
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2014 7:25:35 AM

Just started using Chevron Techron to avoid future issues. No improvement in MPG's, but didn't expect to see a difference..
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