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48M5
06-24-2006, 12:12 AM
Wondering if somebody can explain how this device works....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Vacu-Matic-Vintage-Car-Accessory-Gas-Saver-3106_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ34198QQihZ002QQitemZ4645992069

64V-K7
06-24-2006, 06:22 AM
The picture shows a thin metal section with directional perforations around the edge, presumably for the air bleed to create a vortex under the carb flow and increase efficiency.
All it does is lean out the mixture somewhat, maybe resulting in a miniscule increase mileage, but more likely an over-lean condition, that will bite you in the butt, down the line.

Late in the 50's, there was another device on the market, labelled as a 'Mini-Supercharger'. This was a 2 barrel insert, with air-bleed driven impellers. The little spinning propelers were supposed to 'supercharge' your engine..

Ever see the magnetic fuel filter that aligned the gasoline molecules and ...... hmmmm

DEEPNHOCK
06-24-2006, 06:30 AM
Here's the correct scientific explanation.
You have money.
You buy this thing.
You had money.
Works every time;)
Jeff (just a vacuum bleed to the intake manifold)[8D]

http://i4.ebayimg.com/05/i/07/05/bd/8f_1.JPG


quote:Originally posted by 48M5

Wondering if somebody can explain how this device works....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Vacu-Matic-Vintage-Car-Accessory-Gas-Saver-3106_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ34198QQihZ002QQitemZ4645992069

CHAMP
06-24-2006, 10:37 AM
Is that the same thing as a vacuum leak? (vacuum bleed) Champ:)

showbizkid
06-24-2006, 11:40 AM
quote:Originally posted by DEEPNHOCK

[navy][b]Here's the correct scientific explanation.
You have money.
You buy this thing.
You had money.
Works every time;)


Now that's funny! [:o)]

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