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    Supermarket Fuel ????

    What is everyone's opinion regarding supermarket fuel ???
    The mechanic that looks after my car believes that supermarket fuel is of a lesser quality than brands such as BP, Shell & Esso and says the increased in MPG's should offset the extra pence per litre.
    What do the rest of yolu think.

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    I only ever use Optimax and seem to get 15-20 extra miles out of a tank, also with an Optimax pluspoints card you get 1p off per litre as well, so I reckon its cheaper.
    My car seems to get the hump whenever I use straight unleaded, but that might just be the ECU taking time to adjust.

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    Yep I agree, plus I spend all day loading + delivering the stuff..BP million an hour profit theres a job...

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

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    AndyMac said:
    I only ever use Optimax and seem to get 15-20 extra miles out of a tank, also with an Optimax pluspoints card you get 1p off per litre as well, so I reckon its cheaper.
    My car seems to get the hump whenever I use straight unleaded, but that might just be the ECU taking time to adjust.

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    How do you go about getting a pluspoints card?

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    I work for the leading supermarket chain in the country and can confirm that our fuel is **** **** **** **** **** ******** * [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/[censored].gif[/img] I wouldn't use anything but optimaz. Infact, I find that even BP ultimate made my jap cars run worse. But Supermarket fuel can contain a lot of water. And I know of many occaisions when cars have come into local garages with probs stemming from this.

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    i hav got to agree. its optimax all the way. bp what?? its pants in comparison. have to go out of my way to get it, but what the hell, a quck blat up the a11. yeehaa

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

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    have to go out of my way to get it, but what the hell, a quck blat up the a11. yeehaa



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    I must be lucky, I can drive half a mile in 3 direction from my house and use a shell garage. Although gettin 50 mile of a tenner driving VERY sensibely I frequent each one quite regularly!!!!

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    A mates mitsubishi shogun had the petrol tank errode because he kept filling up at a cetain supermarket(all the additives) to get his club points.The car was less than 1 year old.I NEVER go to supermarkets optimax all the way.

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    mmm, our local supermarket is selling its Derv for 4ppl less than we are paying for it ourselves ho hum maybe there is a aqua content in it too LOL

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

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    A mates mitsubishi shogun had the petrol tank errode because he kept filling up at a cetain supermarket(all the additives) to get his club points.The car was less than 1 year old.I NEVER go to supermarkets optimax all the way.


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    club points eh, sounds like my supermarket [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img] stay well clear peeps

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    Steer well clear of the stuff. Clubcard points just ain't worth it. Rather get airmiles anyway ;-)

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    You can also do it online Shell Pluspoints

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

    They do an Optimax card which gives more pluspoints when you fill up with Optimax, you can then convert the points to 10 vouchers online as well.

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

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    [ QUOTE ]
    AndyMac said:
    I only ever use Optimax and seem to get 15-20 extra miles out of a tank, also with an Optimax pluspoints card you get 1p off per litre as well, so I reckon its cheaper.
    My car seems to get the hump whenever I use straight unleaded, but that might just be the ECU taking time to adjust.

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    How do you go about getting a pluspoints card?

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    Just go to a shell station, register and off you go [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]

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    Re: Supermarket Fuel ????

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    They do an Optimax card which gives more pluspoints when you fill up with Optimax, you can then convert the points to 10 vouchers online as well.

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    I've got a plus points card, but how do you get an Optimax card? I've never seen it?

 

 

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