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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 28th May 2006, 14:22   #106
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Hi all,

Recently tried acetone in my freinds new indigo petrol.....and the result was wonderful....car moved a lot more smoother.....it seems to improve bhp hence we dont get load of A/C.......also as per his report he got better mileage in the tune of 10%........with reduced exhuast sound....

I think this stuff works to improve combustion....hence better throttle response......I too was so much hesitating but when I went deep into the subject....I thought to try it....after understanding all ill effect of using acetone.....I convinced myself that even though if we dont use such stuff......we unknowingly damage our car in many ways...we drive rash in the name of performance harming the engine in much more magnitude....we try different types of additives...to improve performance without knowing and so on....all such we do bcz its being sold at shops.....anything done by ourself creates a kind of uncertainty in our mind.....our individual experience says much more......


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Read all the for and against opinions in this Great Acetone debate. It was quite interesting to note the strong viewpoints from both the sides. As for me, my personal experience has been a bit mixed. Mine is a 1998 Tata Safari in a very pristine condition. I have started adding Acetone in the diesel tank (1.5 ml per litre). While without AC the purring is lot silent, accelaration is very smooth n quik, I haven't checked on the FE. With the AC on, the initial pik-up is sluggish and I believe it is true to all Safaris, past & present. The emission (black smoke) has reduced and whether it conforms to the PUC standard is what I have to check on the next due date. It has always been a struggle to get a PUC..!

I am scheduled to drive to Mumbai from Gurgaon (that is where I live) and back this month and will get a very clear picture of the FE. Till then keep posting your opinions.
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Old 6th June 2006, 10:25   #108
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[quote=gd1418] It has always been a struggle to get a PUC..!

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dont tell me.....i can get u one for 80 INR.
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HEy .............. anyone tried this on any Diesel Vehical.???

SHould i try it on my JEEP???
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It has always been a struggle to get a PUC..!

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dont tell me.....i can get u one for 80 INR.
What I meant was getting the PUC legal way. Your way has always been there for ages..:-)
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HEy .............. anyone tried this on any Diesel Vehical.???

SHould i try it on my JEEP???
I use it in my Tata Safari of 1998 vintage...In those days the Safari used to come in only one version - the diesel version.
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Old 8th June 2006, 17:39   #112
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so what were ur results???
.......... did ya found some changes in ur Diesel Mills Performance???


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I use it in my Tata Safari of 1998 vintage...In those days the Safari used to come in only one version - the diesel version.
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Boy, when I added acetone to my Karizma, the headlights brightened, the brakes worked better and the paint actually gleamed!
Seriously however, I noticed Zilch on the engine front.
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Old 8th June 2006, 19:50   #114
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Boy, when I added acetone to my Karizma, the headlights brightened, the brakes worked better and the paint actually gleamed!
Seriously however, I noticed Zilch on the engine front.
The alleged magical qualities of acetone as a fuel additive reminds me strongly of the fiasco involving Ramar Pillay and his "herbal fuel". It seems to me that the acetone believers are showing a similar faith in their magic formula as did Ramar Pillay's supporters.

And to those who would like to add acetone to diesel - please read the links posted earlier in this thread:

http://www.fuelsaving.info/acetone.htm
http://peswiki.com/index.php/Directo..._Fuel_Additive

There are apparently additional risks involved in the case of diesel.
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Boy, when I added acetone to my Karizma, the headlights brightened, the brakes worked better and the paint actually gleamed!
Seriously however, I noticed Zilch on the engine front.
Did you actually clean your bike with Acetone or add it to the fuel.
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Did you actually clean your bike with Acetone or add it to the fuel.
hehehe....that was a good one physco!!
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Did you actually clean your bike with Acetone or add it to the fuel.
haha..was abt to ask him the similar thing..how headlight got effected with acetone?
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For those who didn't get it, i was just being funny. I found absolutely no change when i added to Acetone (To the fuel for christ's sake)
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so what were ur results???
.......... did ya found some changes in ur Diesel Mills Performance???
Jatt Puttar,

Read thread #: 111...:-)
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Jatt Puttar,

Read thread #: 111...:-)

is this the way to talk............????????????
Moderators ............ just check this out.

B4 i'll MODERATE him.
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