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Old 04-03-2014, 11:27 PM   #1
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Tornado fuel saver

Has anyone tried any of these vortex creating products that claim to make additional HP and give better MPG? I am more interested in the "up to 13 hp increase" claimed by this ad than the fuel economy.

Probably too good to be true, which is why I am hoping someone has real life experience with these products before I throw $42 at it (although that's a pretty cheap risk even if it's junk).

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Pretty sure it was debunked about 15 years ago across the board for all vehicles.

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Old 04-04-2014, 01:35 AM   #3
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Pretty sure it was debunked about 15 years ago across the board for all vehicles.
Yup. Debunked almost as quickly as they came out. It's not even sound in theory. Total scam.
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:08 AM   #4
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Has anyone tried any of these vortex creating products that claim to make additional HP and give better MPG? I am more interested in the "up to 13 hp increase" claimed by this ad than the fuel economy.

Probably too good to be true, which is why I am hoping someone has real life experience with these products before I throw $42 at it (although that's a pretty cheap risk even if it's junk).

Thanks!

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Looking For A Miracle: We Test Automotive 'Fuel Savers' - Popular Mechanics

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Has anyone tried any of these vortex creating products that claim to make additional HP and give better MPG? I am more interested in the "up to 13 hp increase" claimed by this ad than the fuel economy.

Probably too good to be true, which is why I am hoping someone has real life experience with these products before I throw $42 at it (although that's a pretty cheap risk even if it's junk).

Thanks!
Sending the $42 to me will have the same effect on your gas mileage as buying this BS gadget.....
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Don't buy it. Snake oil, the company should be slammed for internet wire fraud selling products that are known to not work.
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for $49 I will sell you some plans for a machine that will turn water into gasoline. Money back guarantee minus shipping and handling.
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for $49 I will sell you some plans for a machine that will turn water into gasoline. Money back guarantee minus shipping and handling.
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those are a joke, but i know many ppl who swear by them and they get such a "cool" sound from them as they call it
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Old 04-04-2014, 07:18 AM   #10
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Thanks for all the help. Just saved $42 bucks towards my next tank of gas!
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Looking For A Miracle: We Test Automotive 'Fuel Savers' - Popular Mechanics

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I think Consumer Reports debunked it as well.

I wouldnt do it, but its your money. If you want it buy it, then you can post how we are all wrong.
That would be great Id love to have some magic fix to boost my MPG!
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Send me 42 bucks and I can get you 1 to 2 more MPG and I am serious , oh what hell I will just tell you

You air your tires up to 45 psi and drive no faster then 60 and watch the saving
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Send me 42 bucks and I can get you 1 to 2 more MPG and I am serious , oh what hell I will just tell you

You air your tires up to 45 psi and drive no faster then 60 and watch the saving
Yeah, like I said I was more interested in the additional 13 HP. I run my 315/70/17s at 40 psi on the road and stay at about 65 mph. With blended highway and city driving I am averaging 17.5 mpg right now, which I think is reasonable given the vehicle and the tires. I've gotten the average as high as 19.
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40 psi is too much.
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40 psi is too much.
For daily driving? I've never had a problem with it and I've done it for years. You might feel the bumps in the road a bit more but the tires and the jeep handle 40 just fine.
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40 psi is too much.
In everyday driving yes , but when I have to drive the jeep on the freeways for a long distance I have them at 40

Once I get back home I drop them down to 28 , I have 2 of my stauns at 10psi and the other 2 at 28psi
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It will just make you wallet lighter. Yeah, 40 psi is too much.
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Ask yourself this: If these products worked, why doesn't Chrysler, Ford, GM, Daimler Benz, etc. just buy them up and install them in all their vehicles? It would raise their across the board CAFE [Corporate Average Fuel Economy] and the engineers could relax from trying to raise engine efficiency for about a decade.

Physics and chemistry are real and these items are pure charlatanism. There is no science in them.

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