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Installed the Fuel Shark Device. Would like to know the opinion of my TMC friends.

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  1. Raffy.Roma

    Raffy.Roma Active Member

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    I installed the Fuel Shark Device on my used Mercedes SLK to save fuel. According to my fuel indicator I made almost 20 km/liter at an average speed of 100Km/hour. It's fine!

    But I would like to know the opinion of my TMC friends also because the Fuel Shark Device is an American device and you know certainly much more than me on this matter.
     
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    The short answer is that the "Fuel Shark" is snake oil and does absolutely nothing except drain money from unsuspecting people's wallets.

    Sorry. You were had.
     
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    The blue light is a constant reminder that you want to save fuel -- nothing more. Heck, you spent $40 on the contraption, and will then drive conservatively to ensure that your money was well spent.
     
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    I had some lights in the speedometer that didn't work before to instal the Fuel Shark Device and that now work. Also the fuel consumption is good (of course to be checked again).
    Maybe that the Device is not so bad after all?
     
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    You are the reason for any increase in mileage, not the device.
     
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    Actually my mechanic just changed the filter of air, the candles (devices to make the sparks, don't know how you call them) and the oil of the motor. Maybe that this is the reason of the increase in mileage.
     
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    You mean "spark plugs".

    The Fuel Shark is a fraud. It does nothing. Throw it away.
     
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    Yup.
     
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    Raffy Roma kudos to you for trying to do the right thing. I know nothing about the little gadget that you bought. If it works, even if it is likely through placebo, then your money was well spent. :smile:
     
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    ^_^ :smile:
     
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    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    #12 Johan, Nov 28, 2014
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    Installed the Fuel Shark Device. Would like to know the opinion of my TMC fri...

    At least when I go to their homepage there are three guys all named "Local Male Name" who will personally attest to the splendidness of the contraption. So who needs a plausible mechansim of action when you've got that?
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    How did they end up with the testimony of three guys with the same first and last name? And middle name too ..

    That is as incredible as the product itself.
     
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    I find that Gluten Free Gas is equally effective.
     
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    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    We all are susceptible to magical thinking when our desire for a given result exceeds the available technology's ability to deliver. This effect is very strong in the the field of medical quackery and audio products. At least the audio products don't hurt anyone.
     
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    Today I measured a consumption of 11 km/liter. Yesterday my calculations were wrong because I didn't consider exactly the kilometers that I did using GPL. IMO a consumption of 11 km/liter at an average speed of 100 km/hour is good for my Mercedes SLK. Of course I don't know if the Fuel Shark worked or not but I like its blue light. :smile:
     
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    eh...if it sounds too magical/too good to be true...

    sorry, raffy, you've been had. If $30 for a flashy blue light makes you rationalize the purchase, ...well i guess worse purchases have been made by each of us :)
     
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    In the following days I will measure the gas consumption using the Fuel Shark and not using it. So I will tell you the truth about the Fuel Shark. I just moved to Terracina which is 110 Km South of Rome and I go to Rome almost every day.
     
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    I read that and saw "magnetic quackery" at first - there's quite a few magnetic devices which claim to do magical things as well. Clamping magnets around fuel lines and magnetic water come to mind.
     

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