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Old 05-25-2014, 02:40 PM   #461 (permalink)
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Yes, you are correct. Being Florida may have affected the magnets, but can't be sure.
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Old 05-25-2014, 05:58 PM   #462 (permalink)
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The difference in mileage between down and back is negligible. I am going to disconnect battery over nite to erase ECM and reset with magnets applied, then do a another test in fall.
A 15.8% increase in fuel economy is negligible? Especially when the increase is due to taking off the magnets? Cute.
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A 15.8% increase in fuel economy is negligible? Especially when the increase is due to taking off the magnets? Cute.
15.8%? 27mpg to Florida v 27.9mpg from Florida is only a 3.33% increase.

I wish it was 15.8%. At least that would be a definite (negative) result.
A negative result still implies that the magnets have some effect on fuel economy.
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I was thinking if I tied a magnet onto a string and suspended it over the nose of the car from a stick I would get a propulsion aid mpg saver.

Maybe I could sell them on the HHO sites ?
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15.8%? 27mpg to Florida v 27.9mpg from Florida is only a 3.33% increase.

I wish it was 15.8%. At least that would be a definite (negative) result.
A negative result still implies that the magnets have some effect on fuel economy.
Here's where I got my base numbers -

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Back from trip.
mpg going to Florida-27.0 average while in florida-23.5-with magnets
mpg coming back-27.9-without magnets
temperature was warm in florida.
tire pressure 35psi
changed oil in florida for trip back.
windy on way back.
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I was thinking if I tied a magnet onto a string and suspended it over the nose of the car from a stick I would get a propulsion aid mpg saver.

Maybe I could sell them on the HHO sites ?
Why not a giant magnet on the front to stick onto the back of semi trucks ahead of you on the road?

OOoooo....even better....add a 7 pin trailer cord to plug into the back of the truck to suck 12V power and reduce your alternator load?

OOOOoooooo....eeeeeven better....do all these things plus an EV conversion and use the 12V power to charge your batteries while you drive?
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Why not a giant magnet on the front to stick onto the back of semi trucks ahead of you on the road?

OOoooo....even better....add a 7 pin trailer cord to plug into the back of the truck to suck 12V power and reduce your alternator load?

OOOOoooooo....eeeeeven better....do all these things plus an EV conversion and use the 12V power to charge your batteries while you drive?
If you could grapple a semi, you could get a free ride, but if you had a smrtcar, a Fiat, or something similar, if you grappled the top and could secure your wheels to the back, you could provide a boat tail! Everybody wins!
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You do realize that the type of person reading 46+ pages of a magnet thread might actually take you serous and try some of those suggestions.....just sayin

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