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Old March 2nd, 2008, 02:59 PM
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Ive always used BP premium in my Rover. Occasionally I would use Shell V-Power as of lately I have only been using shell V-Power and have noticed an increase in mileage seems to idle a little better. i know so many people use a lot of different fuels but the V-Power seems to be the best for me. Im not sure why but it is better based on my mileage etc.
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Old March 2nd, 2008, 04:30 PM
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Ive always used BP premium in my Rover. Occasionally I would use Shell V-Power as of lately I have only been using shell V-Power and have noticed an increase in mileage seems to idle a little better. i know so many people use a lot of different fuels but the V-Power seems to be the best for me. Im not sure why but it is better based on my mileage etc.
Most likely it's all in your head.
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Old March 2nd, 2008, 08:07 PM
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I used the cheapest gas I can find. Its a crappy motor from my granfather's era and I hope it dies soon.
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Old March 2nd, 2008, 08:34 PM
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Well Ive been keeping track of mileage for a while.
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Could also be "Winter Gas". I forget the dates, but a few months a year around here all our gas has 10% Ethanol added to it, and my milage goes down 2-3mpg when it's coming from the pumps.

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Old March 2nd, 2008, 08:56 PM
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Well Ive been keeping track of mileage for a while.
How you drive will make more of a difference than any fuel. Actually, one flooring will drop your fuel milage if you are paying close attention.
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I used the cheapest gas I can find. Its a crappy motor from my granfather's era and I hope it dies soon.
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Its a crappy motor from my granfather's era and I hope it dies soon.

And what 21st century wonder is going to replace it?
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Well I think I drive pretty consistent all along. It must be the winter fuel thing.
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And what 21st century wonder is going to replace it?
Maybe a small block chevy, or a ford 302!
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Maybe a small block chevy, or a ford 302!
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Maybe a small block chevy, or a ford 302!
I'm still strongly leaning towards international. The new baby has put a kink in the budget a bit but I hope to get back on track soon!
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The new baby has put a kink in the budget a bit but I hope to get back on track soon!


that kink just gets worse with time not better....
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