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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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Awing1
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 10:59:08 PM

no
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contiki
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Never...............
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 10:27:49 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 4:32:11 PM

no.
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 7:09:50 AM

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 4:49:07 PM

I didn't know that.
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pilotdlh
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 2:05:08 PM

Washing it has more effect than waxing it.
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 11:09:11 AM

sure
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Never.........
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 6:23:04 AM

simonize!
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 10:10:28 AM

I keep all my vehicles waxed to protect the finish, but don't get improvement in MPG.
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 9:24:03 AM

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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 9:19:54 AM

NOPE, kinda a silly question
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 8:38:15 PM

I've found in regions of extreme temps, southern Arizona in the Summer,
waxes that contain carnauba wax will clump up on the car finish causing bumps
and melted deposits that will obstruct air flow and the natural aerodynamics of the car, thus causing drag
and a fuel reduction!
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:48:29 AM

No measurable difference. I have not waxed for a couple years.
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 8:40:38 AM

No. And that is funny!
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 8:16:39 AM

no and I kind of doubt it but that's just me.
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Never......
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 9:43:42 AM

not lately, no measurable differenct in gas mileage.
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