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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 12th July 2007, 15:18   #361
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I would be interested to know the other 68% since we all pik-up from the chemists who claim it to be 100%. We aren't as fortunate as you are in locating an Alchemist.


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for a long time i was not getting ALL kind of effects which are stated in more than 25 research papers on the net.
so i got my acetone checked!!!
it was 32 % acetone and sold as 100% pure!!!
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.to begin with am getting a sample of the ready mix vial just to be injected ...............for r&d purpose..
ill keep u updated!!!
whoa!! that's great news!! where is this chemist friend of yours? and is he planning to sell bottles of this mixture??
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Old 12th July 2007, 21:50   #363
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Watched Mythbusters on Discovery yesterday where they added Acetone to fuel and did some scientific tests and found that FE drops by almost 20% by using acetone. I havent seen the program from the beginning so I am not sure how much percentage of acetone they used.
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yes the name of the dr is gaitonde ..from sweeden
has a factory in pune too
and owns .. 1.6 palio adventure!!
and we all can get the chemical mix ............ at cost!!!!
he is also an auto bufff..
i have invited him to our forum............
PLEASE DONT DOUBT HIS INTENTATIONS!!!
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Great to know that he also owns an adventure. Another 'adventurous' man in our forum.
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Hi TURBOSAM,

Glad to know about some expert guidance on this thread.Also if 32% pure acetone is having such good effect then I agree that 99% pure will pass on more benefits.For my personal use I used to source it from Princess Street in Mumbai but I m not sure about its purity.I think we must buy it from reputed manufacturer itself & not from retailers.
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Watched Mythbusters on Discovery yesterday where they added Acetone to fuel and did some scientific tests and found that FE drops by almost 20% by using acetone.
Sorry Mayavi,

I suppose you meant FE increases by 20% right?

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so i got my acetone checked!!!
it was 32 % acetone and sold as 100% pure!!!
So what was the remaining 68%?

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Old 15th July 2007, 02:13   #368
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WOW we have been blessed ppl SAM BHAI is here hehe...

@Mayavi FE drops and FE increases with the addition of ACETONE. You have to find the correct ratio its trial and error. You have to work more on trial and error if u have MPFi car rather than a Carb.
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Sorry Mayavi,
I suppose you meant FE increases by 20% right?
So what was the remaining 68%?
Sam on a non-audio thread?? what's going on here?? hehe, j/k

Well, looking at Mythbusters usual intentions, I'm sure they proved that FE DROPS by 20%. I'm going to have to see the episode on youtube or something now. As someone said, u gotta find the GOLDEN RATIO for your vehicle....I have found some amounts that drastically reduced my FE a couple of times.

The other 68% in 32% acetone would be nothing but distilled water...unless they're using some other solvent in the mixture when they make weakened acetone. Kind of makes me wanna wait till I can get real, PURE acetone from the chemists' rather than the pharmacies.
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Question Acetone in matiz

Hi All, since acetone can wreck havoc with plastic parts I need to know if anyone has used it in a matiz as the fuel line in this car is made of plastic.
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Default Quality ACETONE in chennai

for those looking for ACETONE ( 99.5%) can contact from this office..i bought from this place "added about 2 ml PER litre"with 2 wheeler ( K Honda ) then with my SANTRO car. mileage is improved.need to travel more for detailed report.
SCIENTIFIC ADVANCE COMPANY
New no 39 apparswamy koil st . mylapore .( opp to SANSKRIT COLLEGE )
NO- 24990134/0329.

The one i bought is EXECLA R from MUMBAI based company.180 Rs 500 ML.
they do have other quality 99% Acetone which is slightly lesser priced.
By the way im NO WAY connected to this company thought of sharing this info for chennai BHPians. In case if u get better acetone with better pricing..pl do share.
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added 40 ml of 2-t oil +20 ml of acetone to 10 lit of petrol .
the car feels noticibly light and smooth .fe. 12 in a/c in city

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added 10 lit of shell fuel +25 ml of caetone .. the car is running the smoothest . fe 13.6 with a/c in city
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Hi TURBOSAM,

I think adding few ml of xylene with acetone & 2T is advisable.Xylenes helps blending 2T well in acetone apart from giving improved performance.Also I think you can try various ratio like 1ml/ltr.Just 1ml per ltr gives sufficient lubrication to upper cylinder area and to fuels.We are adding tiny amount of 2T for lubrication purpose.I think 4ml per ltr is on very high side.But good that you tried it.Keep sharing.
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Having been adding acetone since 2 times and have finished 2 tankfuls of petrol on acetone and i must say the engine has definately become more smoother and more responsive but dont know the fuel gauge which din conk for 9 years conked off after i started adding acetone.Even with a full fuel tank it shows only 3/4th.Dont know if its related to adding acetone or no.

The service station guy says we have to open the fuel tank and check the mechanism inside.
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