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Old 14th August 2009, 11:35   #1
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Hey guys have anyone tried these petrol savers?
do they actually work ??
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What are these petrol savers you're talking about? There's nothing I can see.
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you mean the magnets which are attached to the fuel line ? I dont think they work. But lot of them being sold in markets though..
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D3NZ1L, can you please point out which ones you are referring to?

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you mean the magnets which are attached to the fuel line ? I dont think they work. But lot of them being sold in markets though..
This sounds similar to keeping magnets over the mechanical Electricity meters to reduce the bill!
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What are these fuel savers and is there any genuine stuff that can really help?? Please elaborate .
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Old 14th August 2009, 13:28   #6
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There are NO fuel savers which work. Don't waste your money on them.
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If you are really interested in saving fuel do not to buy/use anything that consumes it.
Or try the normal fuel saving measures like altering your driving style. Keep a check on your tyre pressure. You'll be surprised how much difference it makes.

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If you are really interested in saving fuel do not to buy/use anything that consumes it.
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The only real fuel saver is YOU. The person behind the wheel. Savings are purely based on your driving style and nothing else contributes anything major towards it.
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The only real fuel saver is YOU. The person behind the wheel. Savings are purely based on your driving style and nothing else contributes anything major towards it.
Well said DF. +1 to this.

Here's some inside info - I once spoke to a senior service advisor a MUL and he said that all these attachments (some of them marketed by MASS itself) are just gimmicks to drain the customers wallets.
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This sounds similar to keeping magnets over the mechanical Electricity meters to reduce the bill!
check these out. They are being sold on a massive scale !


1 FUEL SAVER FOR HONDA CIVIC VTEC LSI LS TYPE R CRX ESI on eBay (end time 15-Aug-09 00:55:54 BST)


FUEL SAVER FOR VOLVO 240 340 440 460 740 C70 S90 V70 on eBay (end time 15-Aug-09 20:00:00 BST)
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Both the links have 0 bids!
Not many people have fallen for the scam I guess!

Quoting from the second link above:
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Fuel mainly consists of hydrocarbons. Groupings of hydrocarbons, when flowing through a magnetic field, change their orientations of magnetization in a direction opposite to that of the magnetic field. The molecules of hydrocarbon change their configuration. At the same time intermolecular force is considerably reduced or depressed. These mechanisms are believed to help to disperse oil particles and to become finely divided. In addition, hydrogen ions in fuel and oxygen ions in air or steam are magnetized to form magnetic domains which are believed to assist in atomizing fuel into finer particles.
Too much of 'science' thrown in to make the product sound real!



Little bit of Googling landed me on these two pages:

Do fuel saving devices work?
Scams: Magnetic Fuel Savers | Mileages
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Tie a magnet around your car’s fuel line, and save 10-20% on gas. Also, tie a rabbit’s foot around your neck, and win big in casinos every time.
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my stomach hurts now. ha ha
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my stomach hurts now. ha ha
Now with so much of ROFL this thread is more of "stress buster" and may be moved to right place
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Mods. Please close this thread. There is no useful information here
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I think there is a message that needs to be taken from this thread. "Not to fall for any magic claimed by virtual folks and virtual shops (www)". There is no magic wand which can increase FE. It has to be done the hard way following strict driving discipline.
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