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Old 08-24-2005, 04:57 PM
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Smile Tornado Fuel Saver

I would like to know if anyone has the Tornado on there car or truck and how much of a increase in gas mileage you have received by useing it? If you have any PRO'S and CON'S on it we would like to hear them.
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Read the September issue of Popular Mechanics. The consensus is all the fuel savers are junk, and some dangerous.
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Yeah it's a scam. Creating turbulence at the intake is counterproductive. Most manufacturer's try to get a smooth linear air flow as possible.
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It works great!!






It will suck the money right out of your wallet!
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Have any of you ever used one. I know a couple of people that bought them and actually said that they worked.
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No, but I have an extra set of atomic fuel line magnets I will let go to the first 100 respondents. Double or triple your mileage!
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Absolutely a waste of money.
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I have one installed on my 73 F100. When I first put it on two years ago I did notice a difference with the fuel mileage. Maybe a couple miles or so more to the gallon.

But now that FUEL is so high, just take your tailgate off that should lighten your load and not your wallet.

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My Dad installed the tornado on both his vehicles: '01 SD CC 5.4 and '00 Taurus SEL. I can report, that they did NOT improve mileage on either vehicle. My Dad was just out 65 bucks!

I can also say, that it did not hurt mileage...so they are still installed.

I do not know what you are driving, but getting more efficient fuel mileage goes with keeping you engine running well (tune up) and keeping those tires at +1 or 2 psi over manufacturer recommended.

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My Dad installed the tornado on both his vehicles: '01 SD CC 5.4 and '00 Taurus SEL. I can report, that they did NOT improve mileage on either vehicle. My Dad was just out 65 bucks!

I can also say, that it did not hurt mileage...so they are still installed.

I do not know what you are driving, but getting more efficient fuel mileage goes with keeping you engine running well (tune up) and keeping those tires at +1 or 2 psi over manufacturer recommended.

You mean an item that works by swirling the air, for a better air/fuel mix, didn't do anything on vehicles in which the air and fuel don't meet until they are in an enclosed cylinder????

Now where is that sarcasm smiley?????
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Yes...all true...didn't work...

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You mean an item that works by swirling the air, for a better air/fuel mix, didn't do anything on vehicles in which the air and fuel don't meet until they are in an enclosed cylinder????

Now where is that sarcasm smiley?????
Truly. So many (mostly new people) ask this, maybe it should be a sticky.
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I have posted this in othe forums to go along the lines with this fuel saver thing. If you really want to increase your MPG's and HP, install a computer fan right after your throttle body to give it the kind of supercharge effect. It's good for atleast 35-40 more horses and an increase in about 60mpg!!
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I have posted this in othe forums to go along the lines with this fuel saver thing. If you really want to increase your MPG's and HP, install a computer fan right after your throttle body to give it the kind of supercharge effect. It's good for atleast 35-40 more horses and an increase in about 60mpg!!

Where would one buy one of these Computer Fans and where would you get it put on or can you do it? What do they cost? Have you put one on your car or truck and igf so what was your results on it?
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At one of them Import Tuner Shops LOL!!!

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