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You have GOT to read this!!!!!

http://pureenergysystems.com/news/20...00069_Acetone/

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Only a gambling man from Vegas would try that!



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Only a gambling man from Vegas would try that!
Lol Well he sounded pretty convincing! I mean look at all the chemicals they put in all the little bottles of fuel additives etc. I don't see how 2-3oz of this could be worse lol.

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More in-depth article:


http://peswiki.com/index.php/Directo..._Fuel_Additive

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I think Mythbusters busted this

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I think Mythbusters busted this
Looks like you're right

http://www.civicforums.com/forums/3-...-blockers.html


Thing is---I wonder how muh acetone they used because even the guys who are pro acetone say that too much will atually lower milage.

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From their site:

http://kwc.org/mythbusters/2006/05/e...ousers.htmlood



Towards the bottom of the page there is a guy that commented and is testing it himself with good results. Again I wonder, if the guys used too much Acetone when they concluded it was busted.

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I think Mythbusters busted this
Yes they busted it .. the thing is accetone used to help octane years ago before a lot of fule additives were used ... now it barley boosts octane at all.

What happens I think is if drivers KNOW a product they LIKE is added to the car they drive differnetly .. THAT'S what boost mileage.
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Yes they busted it .. the thing is accetone used to help octane years ago before a lot of fule additives were used ... now it barley boosts octane at all.

What happens I think is if drivers KNOW a product they LIKE is added to the car they drive differnetly .. THAT'S what boost mileage.
Yeah you're probably right. Oh well.

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