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Old 11-21-2004, 12:09 PM   #11
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I think it just had to get used to it because it runs great now.
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I, of course was right

Alex: sugar in tank, with Fuel Injection [doesn't affect carburated engines], the sugar makes it fine from the tank to the injectors, but it get'* in the injectors, and clogges them. If you got sugared good, it'll prevent all fuel flow [or at least enough to make the car not run], but if it was just like a small little packet or whatever it will just clog them up, the car will run lean, but still run. If you sugar someone'* tank.. do it right, pour in an entire package.. that way they die a few hundred feet from where they were.. oh yeah, and a nice dry funnel, that fits in your transmission dipstick will be perfect to pour the sugar in. How do I know all about this? I don't know.. just listen to me, I know what i'm talking about .


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Old 11-21-2004, 09:45 PM   #13
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Alex: sugar in tank, with Fuel Injection [doesn't affect carburated engines], the sugar makes it fine from the tank to the injectors, but it get'* in the injectors, and clogges them. If you got sugared good, it'll prevent all fuel flow [or at least enough to make the car not run], but if it was just like a small little packet or whatever it will just clog them up, the car will run lean, but still run. If you sugar someone'* tank.. do it right, pour in an entire package.. that way they die a few hundred feet from where they were.. oh yeah, and a nice dry funnel, that fits in your transmission dipstick will be perfect to pour the sugar in. How do I know all about this? I don't know.. just listen to me, I know what i'm talking about .


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This folkes, is why I lock my cars no matter where I am. Even if its in the garage, as long as the door is open the car is locked.
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This folkes, is why I lock my cars no matter where I am. Even if its in the garage, as long as the door is open the car is locked.
I also like the fact that when you lock your car, the gas tank door gets locked and won't open. Don't have to worry about any old grudges at school and people messing with sugar in my tank.
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Yeah, too bad mine is kinda broken . Guess I should get that fixed, huh? loL


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I think it just had to get used to it because it runs great now.
This is probably due to the fact that the SeaFoam was doing it'* job and knocking the crud loose. The crud than has to go somewhere. If it burned well in the first place, you wouldn't have needed the SeaFoam.

Since it (the crud) doesn't burn that well, the first few miles once the SeaFoam starts working are gonne be kinda funky as the dislodged crud works it'* way through the system. Now you got a cleanaer system that should run better....
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A sugared gas tank, which simply had sugar poured into it will not cause anything until the filter is clogged. The filter won't allow the sugar particles to pass through it. (Past experience) The only way a sugared tank would damage the vehicle is if you have very high levels of water for the sugar to dissolve in.

I tried a little experiment one day, with a cup of gasoline and a tablespoon of sugar. I poured the sugar into the gasoline, and what did i find?? Hmm.. sugar didn't dissolve, at all.

In order for someone to sugar a gas tank and cause damage to the injectors or fuel system, and possibly the motor itself, it must be dissolved in water first.

Sugar will not dissolve in any petroleum product.

Its good to lock your doors though so your gas door locks and no one can tamper with your gas without you seeing damage to the gas door.
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I haven't tested this, and since I have never sugared anyone'* tank.. so of course I wouldn't know how well it works. However, on Myth Busters they did that test on a carburated engine, and it seemed to have disolved, since they had plexi over the top of the tank.


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I personally am a bigger fan of jimmying the hood latch quietly and dumping the sugar down the intake...Then it hits the cylinders and carmelizes, way more effective than the tank. I only did it once and got away with it, because the officers said that he deserved it and dropped everything. They won't make it out the driveway.
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