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View Poll Results: International Fuel companies - which would you first try
Shell 12 57.14%
Exxon Mobil 3 14.29%
BP 3 14.29%
Total 2 9.52%
Others 1 4.76%
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Old 28th April 2004, 15:51   #1
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which Fuel would you First try ..
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Old 28th April 2004, 16:04   #2
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It has to be Shelll for me
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Old 28th April 2004, 16:30   #3
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All fuels are roughly the same, its the amount of leada and more inportantly the additives which make the diff. Ive tried BP, Shell, Caltex, and Mobile. And caltex with its CX3 and techron unleaded fuels is by far the best.
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Old 28th April 2004, 16:37   #4
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See As of now I dont know what to choose cause well I dont really know these Companies. BUT although if I would go by Brand Name it has to be Shell or BP.
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guys
where would all these companies source the crude ol from when they set up base in india?
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I'll give all these companies a try.

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Old 28th April 2004, 18:55   #7
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For my lubes, I would use ONLY Mobil1...whether its for the engine, transmission or any other part of my car.

Butttttttttttttt for the fuel - Shell. Just one of those things. This is the combo I followed for my entire stay overseas.

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where would all these companies source the crude ol from when they set up base in india?
i think Shell will source it from Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd
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Quote[/b] (Sam @ April 28 2004,15:00)]its the amount of leada and more inportantly the additives which make the diff.
Hey Sam,

Are you talking about unleaded fuels? Do unleaded fuels actually still have a small percentage of lead? or were u just talking abt the leaded stuff *cough*cancer*cough*

Null vote, dont know much about the companies, (but i would choose shell as i am just too used to seeing the yellow shell on rally cars since years!

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Old 29th April 2004, 11:18   #10
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Probably Shell.

Correct me if I'm wrong - long long ago, Shell entered the Indian market as Bharat Petroleum and Esso came in as Hindustan Petroleum. Someone like Ajmat, who's a lot older than myself might know something more about this.

As far as engine oils go, I'm using Elf at the moment.
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Welll you guys would know me by now..

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Old 29th April 2004, 12:36   #12
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Quote[/b] (Aditya @ April 29 2004,09:48)]Probably Shell.

Correct me if I'm wrong - long long ago, Shell entered the Indian market as Bharat Petroleum and Esso came in as Hindustan Petroleum.
yaa there was a shell station at bandra(opposite the present cream centre) and another one in south bombay.. but the suddenly downed their shutters
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Yeah, here in the US there are a like a million gas stations run by several different compaines, including small town local people. I usually try to use ARCO out here in California...i think they are only a west coast company cause i've only seen them in Las Vegas. I'v used shell once, ehh....other than that, its usually wherever the price is best or Chevron.
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shell no other!
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