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Offline Derby Rob

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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #1 on: 21.04. 2017 21:58 »
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #2 on: 22.04. 2017 07:13 »
If it looks too good to be true, it is surely that.
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #3 on: 22.04. 2017 08:22 »
Trow a couple of five pound notes in the tank. Works as good and saves on the sending costs.  *smile* *smile*
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #4 on: 22.04. 2017 09:45 »
I've read reviews in favour and against these things, on balance the thinking is they do nowt, personally I do use a liquid additive (Castrol) but don't worry at all if I forget to put it in,
End of the day it's your money, throw it away any way that makes you feel better
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #5 on: 22.04. 2017 12:46 »
A fool and his money go separate ways.
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #6 on: 22.04. 2017 13:03 »
Ive seen them being sold a few times on sunday markets probably by the blokes who the year before were selling magic mops or wonder cleaner that will clean anything like brand new  *conf*
A mate of mine swears by putting in some small bits of tinned sheet metal from local tin smith , he cuts them up with snips and puts them in a small bag in his tank ?  :!
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #7 on: 22.04. 2017 14:21 »
hi,
      anyone used these ? they look to good to be true ,i was thinking about buying some,but thought i would ask for any reviews/comments first .

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That has been around for years, same as putting a magnet next to fuel pipe  -  A complete con.
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #8 on: 22.04. 2017 21:20 »
thanks for the comments guys ,i thought it looked too good to be true ......i think i will stick with the liquid additive for now
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #9 on: 22.04. 2017 22:56 »
Kinda look like pet rocks to me. *eek*
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #10 on: 23.04. 2017 08:24 »
These things have been on sale for years in various different guises. What surprises me is, if they are useless, why haven't Trading Standards shot them down? I've got a mate who thinks they work and is convinced they have stopped his bike pinking. I'm not convinced. Has anybody out there got any independent research results? I use Morris lead substitute but I find it doesn't make any difference to performance (I,e doesn't stop pinking) but does protect the valve seats. You have to be careful with lead sub additives - If you use too much they glaze your plugs and your bike starts to misfire, as I know to my cost! Maybe more questions than answers, sorry!
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #11 on: 23.04. 2017 19:48 »
my firm bought thousands of petrol savers years ago at an auction macpherson? two  green plastic coated magnets clamped round fuel pipe instead of fuel running through in a spiral  it was supposed to run straight ????
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #12 on: 24.04. 2017 08:30 »
my firm bought thousands of petrol savers years ago at an auction macpherson? two  green plastic coated magnets clamped round fuel pipe instead of fuel running through in a spiral  it was supposed to run straight ????

Was the auction on 1st April?!
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #13 on: 24.04. 2017 08:53 »

  *idea*  Why not just chuck in some lead wheel balance weights- they're on the road free of charge *dunno*
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Re: fuel catalysts
« Reply #14 on: 24.04. 2017 09:41 »
Shares in the Sydney Harbour Bridge are now available to overseas buyers. Please send your funds to my bank account to secure your future.  *contract*
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