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#1572572 - 08/20/09 08:01 AM Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA?
Ronny Offline


Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 7
Loc: GA
Which fuel system cleaners still contain PEA? Curious minds would like to know.

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#1572578 - 08/20/09 08:06 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: Ronny]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13483
Loc: Canada
Guaranteed to Pass
Redline SI-1
Gumout Regane

...are three I'm pretty sure of....
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#1572582 - 08/20/09 08:08 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: addyguy]
Saturn_Fan Offline


Registered: 01/06/08
Posts: 2512
Loc: America's Dairyland
Redline SI-1 had one of the highest % of PEA last time I checked. I buy it by the case from Amazon for around 4 bucks per bottle last time I bought it.

I use the maintenance dose and a bottle lasts quite awhile.
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#1572598 - 08/20/09 08:20 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: addyguy]
Ronny Offline


Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 7
Loc: GA
Hmmmm ?? I thought the MSDS on the Gumout Regane said it was just kerosene now.


Originally Posted By: addyguy
Guaranteed to Pass
Redline SI-1
Gumout Regane

...are three I'm pretty sure of....

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#1572658 - 08/20/09 09:18 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: Ronny]
elwaylite Offline


Registered: 06/09/04
Posts: 488
Loc: Theodore Al
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#1572680 - 08/20/09 09:35 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: elwaylite]
Saturn_Fan Offline


Registered: 01/06/08
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Loc: America's Dairyland


Redline SI-1


http://www.redlineoil.com/content/files/tech/32.pdf


Notice the 30-50% PEA. Wow! SI-1 For the Win!

getdown


Edited by Saturn_Fan (08/20/09 09:37 AM)
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#1572689 - 08/20/09 09:46 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: Saturn_Fan]
elwaylite Offline


Registered: 06/09/04
Posts: 488
Loc: Theodore Al
Yeah, its a shame Techron does not give a number.

I've used Techron every oil change in my Hyundai, with all brands of gas, and it still runs like a top and gets the same gas mileage. Im loyal.


Edited by elwaylite (08/20/09 09:47 AM)
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#1573123 - 08/20/09 04:28 PM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: elwaylite]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
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Loc: Billings, MT
MSDS's are now mostly useless for determining if there is PEA or not. Many of them that contain PEA do not even mention it in the MSDS.

The Gumout Regane has about 40% PEA in it based on the last MSDS I saw before they started leaving ingredients out on their MSDS.
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#1573312 - 08/20/09 08:09 PM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: chevrofreak]
Mamala Bay Offline


Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 2038
Loc: USA
Amsoil PI has PEA. It's what I use.

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#1573517 - 08/20/09 11:42 PM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: Mamala Bay]
Loobed Offline


Registered: 07/20/07
Posts: 3742
Loc: Northern California, USA

What is PEA? I know it's not one of the ingredients in peas and carrots.

Never mind. I found out.

polyether amine



Edited by Loobed (08/20/09 11:47 PM)
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#1573787 - 08/21/09 09:45 AM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: Loobed]
elwaylite Offline


Registered: 06/09/04
Posts: 488
Loc: Theodore Al
polyether amine

Fuel system cleaners with a dose of PEA are said to have the best cleaning properties. If you are gonna use one, you should use these. Since Redline appears to be the only one left showing what dosage they use, Im gonna spend my money there.
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#1574309 - 08/21/09 06:38 PM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: elwaylite]
Mr Nice Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 13276
Loc: USA
What about Shell V-power Fuel System Cleaner in the blue bottle ?

BTW, its on closeout for $2 at PepBoys.

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#1574357 - 08/21/09 07:20 PM Re: Which Fuel System cleaners still contain PEA? [Re: chevrofreak]
ionbeam22 Offline


Registered: 07/25/09
Posts: 417
Loc: Boston, MA
Originally Posted By: chevrofreak
MSDS's are now mostly useless for determining if there is PEA or not. Many of them that contain PEA do not even mention it in the MSDS.


Since PEA is not per se a hazardous substance, they don't have to declare it. Not that companies are protecting anything really secret (a competator would just send the product to a lab for GC/MS analysis), but they prefer not to disclose things.

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