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gearmax

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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2010 12:56:11 PM

Did you know that by simply waxing your car you can gain about 2 miles per gallon more. Is it just me or is it true, what do you think
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manabanana1204
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 7:48:58 PM

never heard of it
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k7lvo
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 8:55:00 PM

I've read that a freshly-waxed WWII fighter aircraft had about 7 more mph top speed than a "dirty" one. I doubt that would translate into anything detectable on the average car at 70 mph.
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:20:58 PM

wax hardens in cold weather so in winter, use a light coat of graphite all over your car
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 10:16:42 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 8:44:50 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 8:13:37 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 8:34:38 AM

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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 7:33:40 AM

Never.....
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 8:35:57 PM

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 11:16:14 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 8:29:33 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 1:11:40 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 12:19:20 AM

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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 12:09:41 AM

Huh?
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 8:11:23 PM

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 8:22:00 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 5:07:56 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 12:36:47 PM

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zippok
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 11:08:29 AM

I think it makes sense less resistance from air drag.
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 8:45:31 AM

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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 6:33:30 PM

Who ever gave you this information?
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 2:16:51 PM

uh. time to wax mine to get more mpg again :(
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pandora257
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 11:04:31 AM

I wax my car to make it look better and to protect the finish : )
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 9:50:55 AM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 6:24:43 AM

That must be some good reefer!!
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 6:13:56 AM

No
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twt
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 2:54:34 AM

Somebody, is full of it.
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 10:56:19 AM

No
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roadrunner001
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 1:57:54 PM

Haha no
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 11:56:57 AM

No, in fact I would have to see something that says waxing your car would save you fuel.....
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ChiefNolarama
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 9:23:08 AM

Nope
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 9:13:37 AM

I slap a back on my unit 2x/year.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2014 8:46:44 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 10:08:26 PM

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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 6:55:35 PM

bogus
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 1:56:52 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 10:08:12 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 7:13:53 AM

Never.....
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twt
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 3:14:40 AM

Don't believe, everything that you hear.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 12:05:12 PM

no
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 9:46:38 AM

wish it was true
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nickless
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 1:51:01 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 7:02:45 PM

Nah
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Nope
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No
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