Platinum Fuel Saver - Fuelly Forums

Click here to see important news regarding the aCar App

Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-11-2007, 08:25 AM   #1
Registered Member
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 3
Country: United States
Send a message via Yahoo to cowboyjack999
Platinum Fuel Saver

I have bought and installed one of the Platinum Fuel Savers and had excellent results. My baseline MPG before installation was 16.2 and now it is 19.7. I drive a 2003 Toyota Tundra V8.

What I wanted to know is if anyone else has tried the Platinum Fuel Saver and what their results were?

cowboyjack999 is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 08:32 AM   #2
Registered Member
CO ZX2's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 460
Country: United States
cowboyjack. Man, a name like that deserves this:
'26 Songs of the Old West' CD. Great old songs.

PM your mailing address and it will be on the way. I'm your neighbor in Colorado.

CO ZX2 is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 11:47 AM   #3
Registered Member
SL8Brick's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 180
Country: United States
OK, I'll bite.....What is the "Platinum Fuel Saver"?
1993 Volvo 240 Wagon - 323k miles (awaiting recommissioning)
1999 Audi A6 Avant Quattro - 149k miles(the NEW daily driver)
SL8Brick is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 12:29 PM   #4
Registered Member
GasSavers_Red's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 513
Country: United States
Send a message via MSN to GasSavers_Red
The "Platinum Fuel Saver" is a device that adds platinum into the combustion chamber to increase combustion efficiency. It supposed to burn any unburnt fuel, similar to what your cat converter does.

I haven't tried it, but this article has some food for thought;

Basically, it says that the Platinum Fuel Saver doesn't do anything.....
GasSavers_Red is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 04:17 PM   #5
thisisntjared's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,186
Country: United States
Send a message via AIM to thisisntjared
is platinum like really expensive?? like a lot more expensive than gas?
don't waste your time or time will waste you
thisisntjared is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 04:17 PM   #6
Registered Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 18
Country: United States
I've seen a lot of snake oil over the years. If this is another I don't know but I'd suggest buyer beware.
Do it right the first time with Amsoil!
cmhj2000 is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 04:25 PM   #7
Registered Member
ELF's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 245
Country: United States
Originally Posted by thisisntjared View Post
is platinum like really expensive?? like a lot more expensive than gas?
Silver Bullion 12.93 12.93 12.81 12.87 0.02
Gold Bullion 664.00 664.00 660.00 660.00 3.00
Platinum 1,313.00 1,313.00 1,308.00 1,308.00
Palladium 369.00 369.00 368.00 368.00 0.00

Looks expensive eh?
ELF is offline  
Old 07-11-2007, 05:13 PM   #8
Registered Member
JanGeo's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,444
Country: United States
Location: Tiverton, RI
Send a message via Yahoo to JanGeo
Yeah I remember seeing this stuff as a gas additive years and years ago at Walmart - platinum is a great catalist and the only real question is there really platinum in the juice" that they are selling. Getting 19.6mpg is about normal for that truck BTW and 16 is low. My friend has sold his old 12 year old Tundra for a newer one with the smaller V8 and he is still getting about 19mpg and doesn't baby it. He does however tow a lot of stuff and the big cab that seats 5 adults is the main reason for the upgrade.
JanGeo is offline  
Old 01-04-2010, 10:00 AM   #9
Registered Member
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6
Country: United States
Platinum Vapor Injection

Originally Posted by SL8Brick View Post
OK, I'll bite.....What is the "Platinum Fuel Saver"?
The ultimate in ignorance is displayed by those who reject, out of hand, that which they know nothing about.

Edit by 101MPG:
Ignorance simply is lack of knowledge. Stupidity is using the word ignorant and its variants in place of the word stupidity.

This is your public warning from the moderators - no name calling or trying to call others stupid.

That being said, Google Platinum vapor fuel catalyst.
A catalytic process using the well known, proven properties of platinum to improve the complete burning of fuel.The Platinum Vapor Solution and device to apply the solution invented by a Mensa engineer back in the mid seventies to improve the combustion cycle of Oil fired boilers this worked very well, saving, sometimes over forty percent in heating bills for apartment houses along the Eastern Seaboard. Some other benefits recorded at that time were an attendant reduction of soot and harmful emissions from the exhaust stacks of the boiler fireboxes.. Being the enterprising engineer that he is, the inventor extended his invention to the combustion processes of the internal combustion engine. Yup fellers, when properly applied, works very well. Proper application is well covered and documented by the people holding the patents to this day.
Popeee is offline  
Old 01-04-2010, 01:21 PM   #10
Senior Member
FrugalFloyd's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 383
Country: United States
Location: Bay Area, CA
Actually, the ultimate in ignorance is shown by those who accept dubious claims without proof, and throw their money away. Check this link, and note the EPA found no measurable improvement from the Platinum Gassaver.

FrugalFloyd is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Incorrect Milage Calcuatlion PatM Fuelly Web Support and Community News 4 07-17-2009 07:21 PM
Missing Fuelup jmonty Fuelly Web Support and Community News 3 05-27-2009 04:10 AM
What is this stat? cavale Fuelly Web Support and Community News 1 09-03-2008 07:23 AM
total fuel cost for fill-up instead of price per gallon EmptyH Fuelly Web Support and Community News 1 08-26-2008 11:14 AM
"active" aero grille slats on 06 civic concept MetroMPG General Fuel Topics 21 01-03-2006 12:02 PM

» Fuelly iOS Apps
No Threads to Display.
» Fuelly Android Apps
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.