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by Ray G
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Get the winters on😂😂
by Ray G
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

I'll bet that was fun to watch!
by Ray G
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Esso Super Plus, Total Excellium and BP Ultimate are 97 RON whereas Shell V-Power is 99. Tesco Momentum is also 99 RON but Tesco use more ethanol which may affect the calibration sensors that fine-tune the engine. RON (Research Octane Number) is a guide to the acceleration behaviour of the engine wh...
by Ray G
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Well, at least you support your argument 75% of the time😉
by Ray G
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Too much for me to handle there except to say that Shell buy their two grades to a specific standard and ship their (highly expensive to research and develop) additives to be injected at the distribution terminals. I’ll stick with what I know i.e. that Shell is as good as any and better than most.
by Ray G
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Ethanol may affect the calibration sensors that fine-tune the engine - which might account for your loss of MPG.
by Ray G
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Well put Nick. Apples from Waitrose and Super Diesel from Shell and me and my car are happy.
by Ray G
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Main Porsche Macan Chat
Topic: Diesel costing me ££££
Replies: 33
Views: 3890

Re: Diesel costing me ££££

Nuclear Nick wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:01 pm
Cheshire Cat wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:13 am
Fuel is fuel so why pay more for the same stuff? Yes, it is the same stuff as ordinary Shell as it has to meet BS standards.
If you believe that you’ll believe anything!
😂😂
Must be a joke...I seriously hope.
by Ray G
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: New Maserati MY20 petrol Levante
Replies: 9
Views: 1530

Re: New Maserati MY20 petrol Levante

I assume it to be slightly worse but then a) I intend to keep it longer and b) there is no chance that I'll be hit, post purchase, by another dieselgate that changed all my assumptions about the SD depreciation.

Thanks all for the input so far.
by Ray G
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: New Maserati MY20 petrol Levante
Replies: 9
Views: 1530

Re: New Maserati MY20 petrol Levante

Like the grey but prefer the blue or the black.

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