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Techron concentrate plus sizes #5255443 10/31/19 08:30 PM
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What’s going on here? I bought 3 bottles of Techron Concentrate plus complete fuel system cleaner.

10oz from Walmart, treats 15 gallons.
12 oz from amazon, treats 12 gallons.
20oz from amazon, treated 20 gallons.

Is the Walmart version different? Stronger concentration? The bottles all look the same other than the size and the amount of gas it treats.

Re: Techron concentrate plus sizes [Re: bcwang] #5255449 10/31/19 08:39 PM
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Does the Walmart techron bottle say that 10 ounces treats 15 gallons or just the website? I saw the website and thought they made a mistake. The Techron site, when explaining not to put a whole bottle in a small fuel tank, says they recommend 1 ounce to a gallon.

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walmart is usng the ole "up to". trick. this wil " treat " gasoline ar 1oz per 1.5 gallons. it will be thinner than the 1oz per gallon for the other sizes

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Originally Posted by TheLawnRanger
Does the Walmart techron bottle say that 10 ounces treats 15 gallons or just the website? I saw the website and thought they made a mistake. The Techron site, when explaining not to put a whole bottle in a small fuel tank, says they recommend 1 ounce to a gallon.


It said it right on the bottle. I threw it away after using it two days ago and when the amazon bottles came today I was surprised they only treated 12 and 20 gallons.

Re: Techron concentrate plus sizes [Re: danez_yoda] #5255500 10/31/19 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by danez_yoda
walmart is usng the ole "up to". trick. this wil " treat " gasoline ar 1oz per 1.5 gallons. it will be thinner than the 1oz per gallon for the other sizes

Originally Posted by danez_yoda
walmart is usng the ole "up to". trick. this wil " treat " gasoline ar 1oz per 1.5 gallons. it will be thinner than the 1oz per gallon for the other sizes


It was normal chevron Techron packaging though. Nothing Walmart specific about the bottle.

Re: Techron concentrate plus sizes [Re: bcwang] #5255857 11/01/19 09:52 AM
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The Techron PDS states a 1:1 treat rate. So my guess would be that the 10oz pkg is made exclusively for Wally's? (fwiw, a bottle can treat whatever you want it to..the conc just goes down/up depending on gallons of fuel)...Similarly Gumout makes a pkg exclusive to AZ for example, IIRC it's called "Pro Series".

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Re: Techron concentrate plus sizes [Re: bcwang] #5256671 11/02/19 11:08 AM
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Yup marketing 101. People look at the number of gallons treated. Easy to remember how many gallons they put in their car and 15 is a good general purpose number. See the instructions say run till nearly empty. What is that? 1/8 tank. Even on E there are ~ 2 gallons of gas left in the tank. Then put 15 more gallons on top of that. so you are close to 17 gallons total/10 oz.

Still treats fine. I like to pour this stuff in about at about 1/4 then laydown a strip of Firestone on the way to the gas station. Get a good high concentration shot through the injectors then follow with a lower concentration.

9:10 you don't need this stuff on the regular basis. I do it every couple of years when I feel like the throttle response is a little slugish. Many times its just a feel good.

Re: Techron concentrate plus sizes [Re: bcwang] #5260001 11/06/19 02:43 PM
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Yup recommended ratio is 1oz techron concentrate additive to 1 gallon gasoline. Probably could (should) reduce dosage if you are using Chevron/Texaco gasoline. If you use the Techron concentrate additive in non-Chevron gasolines, this will have more techron than straight Chevron gas by itself.
32oz bottles of Techron concentrate are available for $13 at Amazon and WalMart.


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Originally Posted by DGXR
Yup recommended ratio is 1oz techron concentrate additive to 1 gallon gasoline. Probably could (should) reduce dosage if you are using Chevron/Texaco gasoline. If you use the Techron concentrate additive in non-Chevron gasolines, this will have more techron than straight Chevron gas by itself.
32oz bottles of Techron concentrate are available for $13 at Amazon and WalMart.

Yeah the website says unless you're having a sluggish performance issue, you can probably do without the conc if you're regularly using the Techron fuel. Which makes sense being is that regular low dose of Techron should be keeping things pretty tightie inside.

As a side mention, I coulda swore that years ago I read that Chevron was the go to fuel for OE's on their EPA test rigs???.. maybe it's one of those urban myth things, so don't quote me on that.

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