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Old 08-03-2003, 02:02 AM   #21
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And since you are a satisfied customer, give us a little info on what is up with it. How it installs? Some pics?
Yes, Baileyjack...you can tell us. At least how much it was. I don't think Donna would mind you told us about it instead of all of us hounding her phone line or inbox. You say you wanted to help us out..so please do.
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The price of the fuel genie is on the web page in the order area. It' 49.95 taxes included shipping of 8.00 total 57.95. I've talked to Donna and asked her to come to this web forum and answer some of your questions.
I am an extruder operator but we make weatherstrip for the Big 3 i do not make the fuel genie.
Mojo Radio 640 will have a link to the fuel genie web page starting Aug 8 you can hear the ads played on The Guys Garage on Mojo
My 2001 SLE has improved in mileage and horsepower, My 1994 SE with 250,000 original kms came right back to life. No complaints from anyone so far.
The Fuel Genie is described as a fixed counter rotating screw (it does not move) and fits in the air intake hose 4 to 6 inches from the throttlebody. Hope some of this info helps more to follow.
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It doesn't do anything good, infact it makes the MAF more confused, and makes your engine run rich or lean. We know these dont work here. And $50 for a circular thing with some fins is outrageous in my mind, even if made from titanium.
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would this thing affect any warrenty?
what happens if one of the plastic blades snapped off and shot into the intake? would you (or the owner of the company) pay 800 dollars for a new intake and throttle body?
Just take the pipe off your manifold and put your hand near (not on) the throttle body. and then reved it up with your other hand... Now what if there was somthing in the way... or somthing relitivly flexable and stationary? SNAP! atleast the tornados (from napa) are metal..
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what happens if one of the plastic blades snapped off and shot into the intake? would you (or the owner of the company) pay 800 dollars for a new intake and throttle body?
Good question. Let'* hope Baileyjack still has his MAF screen in.
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To tell ya the truth i kinda hope he doesn't...
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LMAO!!

Quote from the Fuel Genie: ..."it is made of plastic to reward its drivers"

Is a plastic fan blade shot into your TB a reward for shelling out $60 for something that cost a couple bucks to make?
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My 2001 SLE has improved in mileage and horsepower, My 1994 SE with 250,000 original kms came right back to life. No complaints from anyone so far.
The Fuel Genie is described as a fixed counter rotating screw (it does not move) and fits in the air intake hose 4 to 6 inches from the throttlebody. Hope some of this info helps more to follow.
Seriously though, how much total HP do you have now with the Fuel Genie? I've seen what other similar products have claimed.

So this "counter-rotating screw" does not move? Just a piece of plastic that sits still in the hose as air goes by it? I'm confused.
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Yea. I made something like this when I was 16. I cut the end of a coffee can off and cut some triangles leaving the tip and one little section at the butt end of the triangle and the just twisted the fins so it made a fan. It took a free coffee can and about 5 mins a work. I had it in my 88 Bonneville but there was never any difference. But of course the angle of the fins might have been off by a few degrees. LOL Hey and it was even made of metal.
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My 2001 SLE has improved in mileage and horsepower, My 1994 SE with 250,000 original kms came right back to life. No complaints from anyone so far.
The Fuel Genie is described as a fixed counter rotating screw (it does not move) and fits in the air intake hose 4 to 6 inches from the throttlebody. Hope some of this info helps more to follow.
Since it doesn't rotate it means the air would have to go around it making a tornado effect, that is where the tornado got its name. But of course before it makes it anywhere it would go throught the MAF Screen and get straightend back out.
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