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Old 03-21-2006, 10:14 PM
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MPG Pill?

I was just watching the news, and there is a pill out that raises your gas mileage. They drove from Huntington West Virginia to Charleston, and it actually worked. They reported that when they drove to charleston the first time, it took 5.2 gallons of gas to fill it back up, but when they used the pill, it only needed 4 gallons of gas to fill the tank up. It's 100 Miles there and back, and without the pill they got 19.23MPG, with the pill they got 25. That's a big difference! I was just wondering if anyone has seen these pills, and if so, where can you get them?
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lol, a bridge? i'm probably gonna try it out, i'll let ya know how it is.
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It could just be me not knowing WV that well, but looking at my wall map, I would tend to think Charleston is literally an uphill drive from Huntington probably with some driving out of O/D with a few hundred extra RPMS....right through the Allegheny Mountains, which might help with MPG on the return trip to Huntington.

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Hey, call me a skeptic, but we can pick through the ingredients of this pill if you want to. If you provide 'em.
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they drove there and back, twice
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lol, i don't know, but that's what it said on the news. Heck, you can't believe them half the time anyways!
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Show me the proof on paper signed by a neutral third party that is willing to testify it works. I'm quite skeptical of these sorts of things. personally, only thing goin in my tank is 87 octane, NOTHING else.
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I do not see how anyone can believe a little pill diluted in twenty gallons of gas could do anything. I wonder how fast it dissolves, might potentially block a fuel line.
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i thought it was like an octane booster or something, i was just wondering what you guys thought, its something new, never heard of it, but i was wanting to see if anyone else had tried it since i tried it on the ol' 4.9L!
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My buddy used an octane booster once, I believe it was some NOS stuff, added to the tank right before he filled up, seemed to add a little juice and helped the MPG by maybe 1 or 2, but it didnt seem to bad. Cant recall the price of it though, either $5 or $10...
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I have some in my hands that were given to me to try. I figure what the hell, I have nothing to lose.
HOWEVER they smell just like moth *****.
They look like big green vitians and smell like moth *****.
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That wasn't the news, it was an infomercial.

As for the mothball pills, DON'T use them in your fuel tank.

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