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Old 10-15-2012, 08:14 PM   #1
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Default Pure Acetone For MPG???

Okay, so recently I was informed that if you add a few ounces of Pure Acetone to your fuel that it will increase your MPG's by about 30%. Is this true? Sounds a little fishy to me...

Source: http://www.pureenergysystems.com/new...00069_Acetone/
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Yeah it is true but you have to add the right amount. Not sure what the ratio is though.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:19 PM   #3
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Also sounds like a good way to prematurely deteriorate your fuel pump seal and injector o-rings/gaskets.
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Old 10-16-2012, 04:08 AM   #4
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ill try it....


the next time i get a rental.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:05 AM   #5
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Sounds like fish oil to me.
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Sounds like fish oil to me.
Fish oil?

Never heard that one before...
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:10 AM   #7
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The cheapest I'm finding acetone is $7/gal, so even if you mix only one or two gallons with a tank of gas,it will have to really really increase your mpg to save you any money.
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Sounds like fish oil to me.
Or the good old hydrogen generator...lol
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This acetone B.S. rolls around every couple of years; it's just that, B.S.
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This acetone B.S. rolls around every couple of years; it's just that, B.S.
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Fish oil?

Never heard that one before...
its b/c the sayin is actually "snake" oil
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its b/c the sayin is actually "snake" oil
I know, I just failed to articulate my response properly and/or lay on the sarcasm thick enough.
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I have tried a couple "additives" before. I have never run straight acetone mixed in before, but I did make something with 2 oz of high end 2 stroke oil, 1 oz of acetone, and 1/2 oz of xylene. Didn't really do much tho. I have found that if I just dump a few ounces of 2 stroke every couple tanks, it seems to run a little smoother and have a little more pep.
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I have tried a couple "additives" before. I have never run straight acetone mixed in before, but I did make something with 2 oz of high end 2 stroke oil, 1 oz of acetone, and 1/2 oz of xylene. Didn't really do much tho. I have found that if I just dump a few ounces of 2 stroke every couple tanks, it seems to run a little smoother and have a little more pep.
Good ole butt dyno right? I'm sure. Not the whole placebo effect
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Well, if you have a dyno that I could use for free, I would love to see if my butt dyno is accurate or not.
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Don't do it
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the best additive and better than Acetone
is glyceryl trinitrate
will give you the best bang for buck
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the best additive and better than Acetone
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Nitroglycerin? It works just fine in my model airplanes; I'm thinking not so much in an automobile engine. That and it ain't cheap by any stretch of the imagination.
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I tried it, I noticed a bit of increase in MPG but also in power as well
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I tried it, I noticed a bit of increase in MPG but also in power as well
yeah i run acetone in my oil also it increases lubrication and in turn increased my mpg by about 13.5%
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Geez, a bunch of comedians!
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I have an idea. This may sound a tad bit crazy.. But try using what's recommended from Honda (who made your car) and put THAT in your gas tank!
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I have an idea. This may sound a tad bit crazy.. But try using what's recommended from Honda (who made your car) and put THAT in your gas tank!
What's the fun in that???

After long nights of drinking, I just **** in my gas tank and it is better than NOS!!!! I also suggest pissing on electric fences! You would be shocked by the results!
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Personally, I'm a fan of those NOS energy drinks you can get at the gas station. Maaaaaan, put a bottle of that in your gas tank, and off you go!
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