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Wyoming Instruments Fuel Atomizer 2000
It comes to you with a money back guarantee, if you don't like it, you don't keep it.
That's right, folks! This little beauty hooks into your PCV valve and isn't guaranteed to do anything, but there are plenty of anonymous tests and testimonials which claim an increase in gas mileage from 30% to 140% (or 300%, depending on where you look on the home page of Wyoming Instruments).
"...keep in mind For God and Country, that the Fuel Atomizer 2000 will last you a lifetime."
-- R.C. Davis, inventor of the Fuel Atomizer 2000
Increase your gas mileage for God and Country...now there's a new concept. You can do this for a mere $150, because Mr. Davis is having a special right now.
We are so excited about the reports that just keep pouring in about how the Fuel Atomizer 2000 is helping people all over the world, so excited in fact, that we are presently offering a $50.00 discount off the regular membership fee so that you only pay $149.95...."
To buy this device you must first join The Super Auto Club. [update: It seems there was trouble in River City and things have changed.] You join the club for $149.95 and are given the Atomizer 2000 as a "gift." So, you don't actually buy anything. Nice concept. Since you did not buy the thing, don't complain if it doesn't work as advertised. It was a gift, and comes with no warranties or guarantees. What is guaranteed is that your membership fee will be returned if within 60 days of becoming a member of the club you decide to quit. However, the large print says that
YOU MUST RETURN ALL MATERIALS THAT YOU RECEIVED, AND IN SUCH A CASE, IF WE SHOULD FIND THAT THE FUEL ATOMIZER 2000 HAS BEEN TAMPERED WITH -- SUCH AS DISMANTLED IN FULL OR IN PART, OR CHANGED IN ANY WAY, YOUR WARRANTY WILL BE VOID.
Since you are not given any warranty to begin with, this is not much of a threat. But try installing this gizmo without changing it "in any way." I wouldn't count on getting my money back from Mr. Davis, despite his love of God and Country.
Anyway, I'll bet you were wondering, as I was, how come I can't go to my local auto parts store and buy one of these nifty little gadgets? The answer is simple:
The reason why these or other high mileage devices cannot be purchased is because not everybody wants them on the market. They either buy them out or force them out of business.
The Fuel Atomizer 2000 was no exception. After the inventor refused to sell out and facilities were burned to the ground twice and after 5 days in jail on false charges. He sought good legal advise. This is why we do not sell the Fuel Atomizer 2000 on the open market. We sell memberships to our club, the Auto Super Club, and then give the Fuel Atomizer 2000 as a free gift.
I don't doubt that Mr. Davis has spent some time in jail, and I don't doubt that he sought legal advice, but what he considers to be "good" advice is probably not what a consumer has in mind when they are purchasing something "good" for the car. Of course, I am sure there are plenty of buyers who know who "they" is and understand why these powerful people are impotent against the forces of the internet or U.S. Postal Service, even though Mr. Davis has put his picture on-line and posts his P.O. Box number for all the world to see.