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Old October 3rd, 2012, 10:19 AM   #265 (permalink)
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Acetone ... 2 oz in 10 gals of gas will make you get better milage and performance. Sold at hardware stores.
Dangerously false.

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Where the decision of adding or not adding acetone to one's fuel tank merely a question of whether the practice boosted gasoline performance, that would be one thing, but unfortunately there are other issues to consider, such as the harm that the solvent can work on vehicles. Acetone is corrosive, which means it can eat away at rubber components such as gaskets and O-rings - a particularly bad result for cars with rubber hoses in their fuel lines.
snopes.com: Acetone Improves Gas Mileage
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