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Old 12-14-2005, 11:44 PM   #1
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Toluene

Does anyone here know any bad side effects of toluene? It is time to fill up this weekend and Im considering mixing a gallon or so with a full tank,unless someone tells me otherwise.
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Old 12-15-2005, 02:30 AM   #2
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Why so much? What is the objective? Fuel cleaning or octane boost?

As a fuel cleaner, you only need about 6 ounces.

Do a search, blinkwatt, there has been much talked about here regarding octane and power. Just because you increase octane, it does not mean you will increase power.

MNBoxster threads should proved most insightfull to you. Go search his threads.
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toluene safety

Here is a link to a MSDS for toluene:

http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/t3913.htm
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Old 12-15-2005, 03:37 PM   #4
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DUde, I saw a comparison with Toluene, NOS, and another gas additive to boost your octane levels from European Car Magazine. I'm trying to find it and will post.

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Old 12-15-2005, 04:31 PM   #5
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Here is a link to a MSDS for toluene:

http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/t3913.htm
Hi,

Good Point! Like so many things, Toluene can be very hazardous if used improperly. But, if used in a well-ventilated area and wearing the proper protection, there's little hazard to it. It is a common ingredient in Gasoline...

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if you use too much it could mess up the spark plugs
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Old 12-16-2005, 01:41 PM   #8
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Found IT..A MUST READ

http://www.europeancarweb.com/tech/0503ec_techboost/
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