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It works wonders for my car/bike. I highly recommend it. 21 36.21%
Slight improvement, but I recommend it. 23 39.66%
No difference at all. Don't bother trying this non-sense stuff. 13 22.41%
It screwed my car!!! Stay away from acetone!!! 1 1.72%
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Old 15th August 2006, 22:51   #151
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Started Using Acetone since yesterday in my 9 year old Zen..... Well i expected it to work wonders.... but nothing spectacular as of now, i think i'll notice things as time goes by!
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Old 17th August 2006, 09:51   #152
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I tried acetone on my 3 yrs old Nova 115....
Till date I have tried acetone on 5 tank fulls on the Nova. Right from the first tankful I noticed better pickup, better power delivery, smoother engine and better FE. I normally get 35kmpl FE with my Nova on normal BP petrol and 37kmpl with Speed. The first tankful of acetone with normal petrol (3 ml / 4 ltrs of petrol) saw me 42 kmpl. Thinking the cleaning properties of Acetone might be responsible for the better FE, i didnt put acetone in the next tank ful. Again the scoot was back to its original self... coarser engine, shudders while accelerating from standstill.... low FE and all. Again with the third tankful I tried acetone and again the difference was there. Done this about 3-4 times now and the noticable difference is there.
Got the scoot serviced after the 4th acetone experiment and asked the service station guy to check the fuel line and carburator thoroghly. No noticable difference found as of now. No cracked fuel lines.. no swollen tubes .... nothing after 4 tankful of acetone mix.
As of now, I am happy with acetone in my scoot's tankfuls. Want to try it on my 2 stoke Yezdi now

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Old 21st August 2006, 00:35   #153
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Yes. I used it and am using it in my Bullet of 1962 vintage. Results are astounding.

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Has Anyone used this on a Enfield Bullet ???

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Old 21st August 2006, 23:00   #154
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I have now driven my Zen Carb for about 200kms after adding the acetone... I am not getting noticable results like everyone else has... Maybe i am doing somrthing wrong. I added around 2.5 - 2.7 ml per liter of petrol.... by first mixing it in a liter of fuel! Finetuning please Help!
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I have now driven my Zen Carb for about 200kms after adding the acetone... I am not getting noticable results like everyone else has... Maybe i am doing somrthing wrong. I added around 2.5 - 2.7 ml per liter of petrol.... by first mixing it in a liter of fuel! Finetuning please Help!
Dear dustdevil,

Try changing the quantity of acetone....in many vehicles ratio differes....remember u can start with just 0.8 ml per liter then go on to 1.6 ml..2.4ml...3.2ml...for the first time do count the reserve petrol & add accordingly.....if u forgot it then next time do add more for remaining petrol...above this mileage gain will taper off...also dont expect mind blowing response after ading acetone......there is however increament in power response but it vary from vehicle to vehicle....keep using & trying diferent ratios to check which suits best for your vehicle....make sure your vehicle is in good health with normal tune up....

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jyobeb reported phenomenal results on his Dicor after adding acetone. I'm going to try it after I get my car back from general service today.
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I have now driven my Zen Carb for about 200kms after adding the acetone... I am not getting noticable results like everyone else has... Maybe i am doing somrthing wrong. I added around 2.5 - 2.7 ml per liter of petrol.... by first mixing it in a liter of fuel! Finetuning please Help!
Yup i had the same issue whith my Zen, 2.5 ml resulted in a drop in FE.
I have been using 2 ML per litre and the results are very noticible.
Its now been 3 months of acteone & 12 tankfulls...
Acetone is my daily dose of Vitamins for my baby
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Yup i had the same issue whith my Zen, 2.5 ml resulted in a drop in FE.
I have been using 2 ML per litre and the results are very noticible.
Its now been 3 months of acteone & 12 tankfulls...
Acetone is my daily dose of Vitamins for my baby
is ur Zen Carb or mpfi.... does the response change depending on that? If yes i may go for 2mL next time!
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is ur Zen Carb or mpfi.... does the response change depending on that? If yes i may go for 2mL next time!
MPFI dont really think that it should matter.
but be carefull when u put acetone in the tank most of the stuff just evaporates almost immediately..
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Great thread finetuning !!!

Now how many people have tried using this with XTRA-PREMIUM fuel ?? Because this is what I use and always tank up at the same bunk.
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Hi Ajay,

Thanks for this information,
I tried it on my Victor & found it preforming extremly well. My byke which never used to cross the 80Kmph with full throttle touched 95kmph
after adding 2.5ml acetone per ltr.
I'll get back on this after a couple of more tests.

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jyobeb reported phenomenal results on his Dicor after adding acetone. I'm going to try it after I get my car back from general service today.
Hey Steeroid, How many kms have you clocked. Don't you think the acetone stuff may effect the extended warranty. I have'nt tried it because of the same reason.

BTW, in case of emergency the purest form of Acetone is available at the stationary shop. Just ask for Kores Correction Fluid. The solvent bottle in the pack is Acetone of the highest quality, though costly.

So long....

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Hey Steeroid, How many kms have you clocked. Don't you think the acetone stuff may effect the extended warranty. I have'nt tried it because of the same reason.

So long....
No dont think it will affect the extended warranty,
I have driven over 3,000 kms and when i opened uo my spark plugs they were clean.

FYI Maruti dosent even recomend Fuel with additives like speed & Power!!!
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FYI Maruti dosent even recomend Fuel with additives like speed & Power
Nor does Honda as far as i am aware.
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even for ford fiesta they dont recommend fuel like speed etc...
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