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#3384275 - 05/29/14 07:34 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: Trajan]
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Registered: 03/05/03
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Loc: Colorado
Like demarpaint I am done at this post. I have been proactive and I think the attacks that may well have been coming may not come right away.

But if somebody attacks me personally because of my age, because of what news program I watch (free country), or other personal reasons I will notify moderators.

There should be discussion at this website but not personal attacks.

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#3384280 - 05/29/14 07:40 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 05/27/07
Posts: 98
Loc: San Francisco
Oh, my...

And now back to Archoil? Post count is coming up!!! (Back to the bushes)


Edited by keesue (05/29/14 07:41 PM)
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#3384292 - 05/29/14 07:47 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: Mystic]
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Registered: 03/25/14
Posts: 400
Loc: Nevada
Originally Posted By: Mystic
I think the attacks that may well have been coming may not come right away.


That's great to hear!

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#3384413 - 05/29/14 09:39 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 8329
Loc: NorthEast
Can we get back to your Maserati/Ferrari/Bugati purchase? I forgot exactly which one you were contemplating but apparently you have not yet purchased it. Or were you putting us on?

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#3384704 - 05/30/14 08:33 AM Re: tried archoil [Re: keesue]
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Registered: 12/26/05
Posts: 2735
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As usual in additive threads, there isn't much to get back to. So far it has consisted of:

Quote:
it has been about 1000 miles and fuel mileage is now 19.3 mpg [was 19.1]

this is not scientific

engine seems smoother but that does not mean much

not sure if i would buy it again


Originally Posted By: keesue
And now back to Archoil?


What part of that are we getting back to?
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#3384842 - 05/30/14 12:04 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 05/27/07
Posts: 98
Loc: San Francisco
The reports from the OP who used it and started the thread to share his experience? Assuming he would even want to update his thread, I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't given the reception.


Edited by keesue (05/30/14 12:19 PM)
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#3384878 - 05/30/14 12:33 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 05/27/07
Posts: 98
Loc: San Francisco
Fireman1073, welcome to the forum and welcome to the foxhole. I appreciated you posting your initial experience and eager to hear your follow up, if any. There are some good posters here with a wealth of experience with additives so it has been a good resource for me over the years. I found a few products I use that work well.

All the best. I can send you my bullet-proof vest and Kevlar Helmut if you decide to post again. I have 66 posts in 7 years so I have kept my head down and don't need them. :-)

Back to clandestine mode...
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#3384882 - 05/30/14 12:38 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 04/01/08
Posts: 3179
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
I currently have the Archoil 9100 in my old truck. My reason for usage was to try and lower emission levels, which it did to some degree(with both 9100 in oil and 6200 in gas). However, on all other claims I can't say I have noticed anything else. Truck runs well(as it did before), gets terrible mpg(as it did before).

If I was truly going to run mpg numbers though, I wouldn't use this truck. I just don't drive it enough. Not sure I would want to try it in the Mazda or Honda, but would share my observations if I do. Trying Ceratec in the truck on the next OCI.
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#3384910 - 05/30/14 01:28 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: panthermike]
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Registered: 12/26/05
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Can you tell us how that was measured?

Originally Posted By: panthermike
I currently have the Archoil 9100 in my old truck. My reason for usage was to try and lower emission levels, which it did to some degree(with both 9100 in oil and 6200 in gas). However, on all other claims I can't say I have noticed anything else. Truck runs well(as it did before), gets terrible mpg(as it did before).
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#3385091 - 05/30/14 05:58 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: kschachn]
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 20
Loc: ma
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Can you tell us how that was measured?

Originally Posted By: panthermike
I currently have the Archoil 9100 in my old truck. My reason for usage was to try and lower emission levels, which it did to some degree(with both 9100 in oil and 6200 in gas). However, on all other claims I can't say I have noticed anything else. Truck runs well(as it did before), gets terrible mpg(as it did before).

256 color spectrorectumanalyzermoonbeamology with contrast device

still not good enough for you though smile

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#3385100 - 05/30/14 06:08 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 04/25/13
Posts: 669
Loc: North Bend
Originally Posted By: fireman1073
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Can you tell us how that was measured?

Originally Posted By: panthermike
I currently have the Archoil 9100 in my old truck. My reason for usage was to try and lower emission levels, which it did to some degree(with both 9100 in oil and 6200 in gas). However, on all other claims I can't say I have noticed anything else. Truck runs well(as it did before), gets terrible mpg(as it did before).

256 color spectrorectumanalyzermoonbeamology with contrast device

still not good enough for you though smile


Not good enough for me! You should have used a turboencabulator (or a retroencabulator for an n/a truck).
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#3385233 - 05/30/14 08:44 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: fireman1073]
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Registered: 12/26/05
Posts: 2735
Loc: Upper Midwest
Well, I was only asking. I assumed you were using your annual emissions test results but I didn't know - hence my question.

By your response I can only conclude there was no method? One makes a claim so you expect there was a reason, but maybe not.

Originally Posted By: fireman1073
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Can you tell us how that was measured?

Originally Posted By: panthermike
I currently have the Archoil 9100 in my old truck. My reason for usage was to try and lower emission levels, which it did to some degree(with both 9100 in oil and 6200 in gas). However, on all other claims I can't say I have noticed anything else. Truck runs well(as it did before), gets terrible mpg(as it did before).

256 color spectrorectumanalyzermoonbeamology with contrast device

still not good enough for you though smile
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#3385253 - 05/30/14 09:23 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: kschachn]
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Registered: 07/16/05
Posts: 3384
Loc: SE PA
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Well, I was only asking. I assumed you were using your annual emissions test results but I didn't know - hence my question.

By your response I can only conclude there was no method? One makes a claim so you expect there was a reason, but maybe not.

Originally Posted By: fireman1073
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Can you tell us how that was measured?

Originally Posted By: panthermike
I currently have the Archoil 9100 in my old truck. My reason for usage was to try and lower emission levels, which it did to some degree(with both 9100 in oil and 6200 in gas). However, on all other claims I can't say I have noticed anything else. Truck runs well(as it did before), gets terrible mpg(as it did before).

256 color spectrorectumanalyzermoonbeamology with contrast device

still not good enough for you though smile


The one who made the claim hasn't responded yet smile

PA emission testing is either pass or fail. Both visual and functional inspection.
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#3385262 - 05/30/14 09:33 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: Trajan]
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Registered: 12/26/05
Posts: 2735
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Oops, you're right.

Rewind that.

Originally Posted By: Trajan
The one who made the claim hasn't responded yet smile

PA emission testing is either pass or fail. Both visual and functional inspection.
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#3385295 - 05/30/14 10:17 PM Re: tried archoil [Re: kschachn]
Trajan Offline


Registered: 07/16/05
Posts: 3384
Loc: SE PA
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Oops, you're right.

Rewind that.

Originally Posted By: Trajan
The one who made the claim hasn't responded yet smile

PA emission testing is either pass or fail. Both visual and functional inspection.


I wanted to add, that for my model year and where I live, the above is valid. (Just an OBD test and gas cap check and things like "Does he have cats installed?" The 1994 I once had was a bit more extensive. smile

http://www.azdeq.gov/environ/air/vei/tech.html for Arizona.


Edited by Trajan (05/30/14 10:18 PM)
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