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Old 23 March 2002, 19:44   #1
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diesel additives

Has anyone ever used a product called Soltron,or any other diesel additive?

These are advertised as miracle medicines
-a cure for everything,they clean fuel tanks, emulsify water, give better performance ,increase range, and work other miracles, too numerous to list.
A real dope for our poor diesels!
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Old 25 March 2002, 03:32   #2
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Alan Priddy tested Soltron in Spirit of Cardiff coming across the Atlantic, and says that it really does work -- improved consumption and less smoke. He will be using it on the round the world voyage.

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Is this for car engines as well?

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Check out:

http://www.ybw.com/cgi-bin/new/forum...Cat=&Board=mby

and do a search on Soltron - there are some rather scathing reports on the stuff
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here's their website:

http://www.soltron.co.uk

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On the YBW forum Soltron does seem to be a bit of a joke, but beneath the banter there seems to be a widespread view that it's a good product.

This thread gives a reasonable summary of what's going on.

The UK distributor for Soltron (YBW forum name DepSol) tends to be a bit evangelical about it, which may have something to do with the amount of banter!

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Old 25 March 2002, 14:41   #7
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Thanks, I will check the adresses.
I wander if I can find it in Greece though.Sounds intresting if it really works.
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The trouble with some of the magazines these days is they do not understand what they are writting about. For those of you that know me, when I let my membership of the diplomatic corp run out I have no hesitation on saying things as they really are.
If Soltron was crap I would tell you. The truth is it is a miricle cure for bugs and like and improves Spirit's fuel consumption by 8 -10% Over 1000 miles that is an extra 100. Try it and see for yourself.
Getting ready for my little trip, Alan P
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Little trip Alan, why where are you off to?

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Thanks
Allan,have a good trip.
I much admire your courage.Myself I am getting ready for my little circumnavigation of the Black Sea.Only about 3000 miles though
check www.periplous.org (under construction)

I think Soltron could be the solution for contaminated russian diesel!
Still dont know how to obtain it ,for it cannot be send by courier or post since its kerosene based.

What about safety at the pirate infested waters of S.E. Asia?

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