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Old 4th December 2011, 10:46   #1471
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Are you guys sure about this?

I just filled normal petrol at Rs. 73.35/- at the Varthur rd Shell yesterday. After reading the prices here, I was expecting 73; but the pump showed 73.35.

Can anybody confirm the prices today? Else, I'll need to have a talk with the pump manager today. Unfortunately though, I don't have the receipt with me.
I can confirm. I just had a look at the receipt again now. Filled on 1st Dec evening, the price was 73 for normal shell petrol. Filled at Shell on Brookfield Main road.
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I can confirm. I just had a look at the receipt again now. Filled on 1st Dec evening, the price was 73 for normal shell petrol. Filled at Shell on Brookfield Main road.
Probably shell has increased the price to match the PSU oil company prices
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Just filled from Shell at the old Madras road outlet, normal petrol is 73.35/l

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Are you guys sure about this?

I just filled normal petrol at Rs. 73.35/- at the Varthur rd Shell yesterday. After reading the prices here, I was expecting 73; but the pump showed 73.35.

Can anybody confirm the prices today? Else, I'll need to have a talk with the pump manager today. Unfortunately though, I don't have the receipt with me.
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Just filled from Shell at the old Madras road outlet, normal petrol is 73.35/l

Cheers!
So, Shell has indeed raised prices to get them on par with PSUs!

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Sure, will be driving past the Shell bunk this evening after I pick up my car from its 50,000 kms service and will check the price there.
I checked the price and it was Rs. 73.35 per litre of unleaded petrol on Dec 2, 2011. The bunk guy said that they increased prices by .35 overnight.
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New Shell Bunk opened on Kanakapura road, just before NICE Road intersection.
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^^I see. Prices here as of yesterday were 73.65 for super and RS 71.15 for normal.
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Rs.73.35 per litre today morning. Filled at Shell- Mekhri Circle. Any idea what are the PSU pumps charging?
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Rs.73.35 per litre today morning. Filled at Shell- Mekhri Circle. Any idea what are the PSU pumps charging?
Even then, Shell petrol is marginally cheaper than the PSU pump's petrol that costs Rs 73.51.

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I wonder why shell normal petrol price is higher than PSUs in Hyderabad.

PSUs are selling at ~73 but shell is selling at ~75.5.
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Filled up Shell super yesterday from Porur, Chennai. I usually stop at the first auto cut off, but this time I thought I will fill to the brim, Sparky gulped another 13 liters after the first auto cut off . That makes a total of 41liters in one go.

This is the first time I am using Shell before this, I usually fill(Regular petrol) from BP company outlet near Collector Nagar, Chennai.

I had a 60Km drive within the city after the top up, my initial impressions are the throttle response(transient) has improved drastically. Can't conclude this is because of Shell, since I am jumping from regular to super.

What is the octane rating of Shell super. is it 91?

I also found knocking when we suddenly try to accelerate, say from 40 Kmph in 5th/4th gear. This is only happening if you coast down to 40 Kmph from higher speed and then suddenly accelerate.

May be this would have happend before also. I found it only now because I never evaluated to this minute details before.

OT: Does the engine knock when AFR is on the leaner side?

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^^Both premium and normal petrol of all brands are 91 octane. The only exception is Speed 07.

Accelerate sharply in 5th gear from 40 KPH? That is lugging the engine. Try it in any car using any petrol, the result will be the same.
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Accelerate sharply in 5th gear from 40 KPH? That is lugging the engine. Try it in any car using any petrol, the result will be the same.
Ok. I was so happy with the new found peppiness of the engine for the initial throttle movements, went a bit extreme to test it. Anyways I am not going back to regular petrol form now on.

OT:TVS Jive is having a good engine with minimal knocking. You can even run the bike in 4th gear from standstill without much of knocking(gradual acceleration though).

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^^Both premium and normal petrol of all brands are 91 octane. The only exception is Speed 07.
That should have been Speed 97. Sorry for the typo.
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Filled Shell Normal petrol at Graphite India outlet today. Price Rs 73.50/-
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