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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-27-03, 06:18 AM Thread Starter
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Premium or unleaded

duno what everyone else thinks, but i am actually getting better economy out of normal unleaded in my EF than premium unleaded. Even when i drive carefully. i would have thought it would be the other way around??

i am getting about 12.5 litres per 100 km. wot is evryone else getting, just as a comparison???
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I was running premium in my ED for a couple of months and noticed no difference to performance or economy. Mum used the car one day and filled it up with normal unleaded. I didn't know that at the time. But as soon as I drove it, the response was incredible!

Now I get fuel from Mobil/BP who seem to have the best fuel for my car.

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I have only really used premium for long trips at higher speed, gives everything a bit of a clean, and you do notice the economy difference, but otherwise around town I have found no real gains, in fact I feel the same that it just costs more, unless ya planting ya foot at every set of lights, use normal around town and premium for touring.

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since the price of petrol is back down lower i've been thinking of running some premium (a few tanks) just to give it a clean out

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