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#1 Benz

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Posted 17 May 2019 - 10:14 AM

I always try to fill Vix up with any of the higher octane fuels from Shell, BP or Tesco, as these are available fairly close to home or work.

 

Likely placebo, but always think Vix runs a bit better with these fuels....

 

 



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Posted 17 May 2019 - 10:39 AM

I always use Shell V power in my vx220 itb



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Posted 17 May 2019 - 10:40 AM

When I went SC, I deliberately mapped it using normal fuel as I didn't want it to be an issue running on the lower octane if there wasn't any available. Having said that, I nearly always fill up with the higher octane.



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Posted 17 May 2019 - 12:52 PM

I try to use the High Octane Stuff in my NA. Was using BP but have heard V Power offers better results :) A few people will argue normal unleaded will work just fine with no noted differences to High Octane, but these High Octane fuels apparently contain additives which are good for your engine



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Posted 17 May 2019 - 01:59 PM

Anything I can find itโ€™s a vectra not a Ferrari ๐Ÿ˜‚ I have used all brands and different octane not really noticed any difference but mine is standard

Edited by christhegasman, 17 May 2019 - 02:00 PM.


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Posted 17 May 2019 - 02:05 PM

Yes, Vectra and not a highly tuned exotic. 

 

I must be a marketers delight, as 'funcy' diesel goes into the everyday car too.

 

 



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Posted 17 May 2019 - 03:15 PM

Tesco Momentum 99 in mine  thumbsup



#8 mbes2

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 06:42 AM

1500 miles of hoon miles on normal fuel, no issues and car drove well.

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 06:47 AM

I always use V Power. For the sake of an extra 2quid it's worth it

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Posted Yesterday, 09:49 PM

Bog standard fuel with the occasional treat of some Tesco 99

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Posted Today, 08:43 AM

All fuel comes from the same place, the retailers then add their additives and that's it. Always see on for sale ads that the car has Shell in it but only because its the most expensive, you are paying for the additives, 99 Tesco is the same fuel as 99 Shell, you just get a different additive mix. Does that mean its better? Not much in terms of tests programmes/shows/people have done shown any evidence it is.

 

Personally, as I don't actually do that many miles in my Z20LET I just stick in higher octane for the sake of a few extra quid. Have no qualms about using BP, Shell or Tesco. 


Edited by coldel, Today, 08:43 AM.


#12 slindborg

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Posted Today, 09:07 AM

"any old shite" went in mine and it was fine



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Posted Today, 09:44 AM

I always use Shell V power in my vx220   IT,B


Edited by Crazyfrog (Fab), Today, 09:44 AM.





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