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Old 03-15-2007, 02:40 AM   #1
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Default Do these magic fuel and oil additives really work?

I say no. but I got everything pictured below for only $7 + tax.

6 bottles of fuel injector cleaner (each bottle is 2 regular car servings)
2 bottlles of oil additive
2 bottles of emissions stuff...

Each item was $1 a piece. Did I waste my money? should I go buy more of them? I know the fuel injector cleaner is not a complete rip off at $0.50 (only takes half bottle for my car since its 18 gallons)

What about the other stuff...does it actually do anything for a high miles motor?

Anyone have any real life experience vs speculation that "them magic stuffs dont not work"


the super expensive $1 (normally 16 or something lol) of magic engine oil or whatever...It would be nice if it even did something.



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I wouldn't use them.
You know what they say.........There'* one born every minute.......
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Sea Foam, Toluene, or Race Fuel do the trick for me.
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I wouldn't use them.
any of them?

i'm tempted to buy all 10 or so of the xentx since they are only a buck a piece...cheaper than seafoam. but if I'm wasting money and will see no improvment or negative results I'll put the wallet away.

the fact that a $16 product is $1 and nobody wants it at that price may mean something lol. the emissions stuff I can understand since no-one in idaho cares about that but the oil additive seems like it may help slightly.
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You could always give them as Xmas gifts to everyone you don't like
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I would stick with sea foam or GM top engine cleaner. And leave the oil alone.
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Yeah, the only additive I use now is Seafoam, lord knows I wasted enough of my money on the other stuff out there
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You could always give them as Xmas gifts to everyone you don't like
whats your address again? something nibble road?

My dad always told me additives were a scam and for dumb-assse, I suppose even with the advance in technology he is still right.

I might toss that crap in there for craps and giggles.
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I use the fuel injection cleaners and fuel line antifreezes. Although I only buy them when there on sale like you did.
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