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Thread: 184PS Premium Diesel Test

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    I think the supermarkets have had bad press due to a couple of scandals (silicone contamination in 2007 knackering MAF's etc.), but on the whole it will have to pass fairly standardized tests.

    I use it when I run out of range of Shell (I won't use BP - don't ask), and use Momentum 99 or Sainsbury 97 tat interchangeably and despite having a stage 2 car I couldn't feel a difference with arse dyno. Do I think running on Shell may give you a cleaner engine over say a 10 year period, probably, but then the benefits of this could be wiped out if you did lots of short / cold start journeys.

    I think it's easier to perceive (when you are paying for more expensive stuff) that it does feel better, but if any of you can feel 2-4bhp difference at 330bhp+ then you've got a more sensitive backside than I have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by s3_trev View Post
    It may come from the same refinery originally, but its what happens after this and before it gets put in your tank that makes the difference, i.e. the engine saving additives.
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