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Old 1st September 2009, 10:38   #106
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does speed97 have additives in it? i wanna try speed97 on my laura 1.8 tsi, been using normal 91 octane, will speed97 be dangerous? heard or read somewhere about an engine giving issues thanks to the additives used my speed fuel
nope on the contrary you will probably find it performing better.
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There is a Shell pump on Linking Road ?!
That pump is no longer Shell it was bought over by BP ages back.
Where in Bandra can one get 93/95 RON petrol? The two biggest HP pumps- SV road junction and BKC do not stock it.
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Old 1st September 2009, 19:05   #108
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I tried speed97 on my activa and it shows marked improvement in acceleration and response. Did not do that in my Fiesta S as it does not make sense to spend 500 bucks more per fill just for the fill. Activa takes up 5 ltrs for a tank full so its ok for it.
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I believe Shell is 91 octane. I agree that the purity of the fuel is more important than the claimed octane rating. But who's to say that Speed 97 is not adulterated? So far, I've had no problems and I generally use three pumps to gas up:

I guess the real issue here is whether or not the base fuel is adulterated. If it is then the octane booster will help. Also if the base fuel is a lower octane rating, obviously the gain will be greater.
Exactly what I mentioned KBK, yes the octane boosters do help with our (supposedly) less octane rating pump gas. But how can we know for sure. Is there any kind of lab that we can independently get all this sorted out? I am sure it would be fun in a lot of ways. Any t-bhpian working somewhere who could possibly hook us up? Moreso time and again its been the rust and random grime in the fuel that choked countless injectors and carbs. I dont know about Mumbai but pune dont go anywhere other then RTO pump.
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Exactly what I mentioned KBK, yes the octane boosters do help with our (supposedly) less octane rating pump gas. But how can we know for sure. Is there any kind of lab that we can independently get all this sorted out? I am sure it would be fun in a lot of ways. Any t-bhpian working somewhere who could possibly hook us up? Moreso time and again its been the rust and random grime in the fuel that choked countless injectors and carbs. I dont know about Mumbai but pune dont go anywhere other then RTO pump.
How are the pumps at the koregaon park junction? What area is the RTO pump?
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^^^ Do you mean the HP and BPCL bunks at the begining of North Main road?

I fill up from Shell or the RTO bunk only, but about a couple of months ago, filled up 2 litres in my bike from the BPCL bunk there because of need, and found a significant drop in fuel efficiency. Well, can't say for sure with a single fill, but I'm not trying again.
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nope on the contrary you will probably find it performing better.
ok thanks will surely try speed on my next tankful
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I do not think there is any doubt whether 97ON will help in a car which requires a high octane fuel, the question is whether it is worth the extra money or not?
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Default List of petrol Pumps where 97 octane fuel is available ?

Mates,

can anybody help please

I want list of petrol Pumps where 97 octane fuel is available ?
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Mates,

can anybody help please

I want list of petrol Pumps where 97 octane fuel is available ?
In nasik i doubt you will get speed97 , anyone knows if its available in nasik?
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Where in Bandra can one get 93/95 RON petrol?
I think BP no longer sells Speed 93 (or whatever it was called, back in the day), it's exclusively 97 now, or vanilla 91 Speed.

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Exactly what I mentioned KBK, yes the octane boosters do help with our (supposedly) less octane rating pump gas. But how can we know for sure. Is there any kind of lab that we can independently get all this sorted out? I am sure it would be fun in a lot of ways. Any t-bhpian working somewhere who could possibly hook us up? Moreso time and again its been the rust and random grime in the fuel that choked countless injectors and carbs. I dont know about Mumbai but pune dont go anywhere other then RTO pump.
I would love to be able to randomly have fuel checks done as well. It would really tell us whether we are getting our money's worth with this 97 octane Speed. And no, I don't gas up the M3 anywhere other than the RTO now, because even the highway BP pump no longer stocks Speed 97.

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How are the pumps at the koregaon park junction? What area is the RTO pump?
I use the KP pump for regular Speed in the Getz and have never had a problem, but then I wouldn't really know.

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ok thanks will surely try speed on my next tankful
Regular Speed is 91 octane with additives. Speed 97 is the high octane fuel. I doubt it will make a big enough difference on a Skoda to justify the huge price difference.

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I do not think there is any doubt whether 97ON will help in a car which requires a high octane fuel, the question is whether it is worth the extra money or not?
Good point. It makes little sense on most Indian manufactured cars. The only possible upside is that it may be less adulterated. On high compression engines there is no question of whether it is worth it or not. You'd be a fool to buy a car with a rev happy high compression engine and then fill it with cheaper inadequate fuel.

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Mates,

can anybody help please

I want list of petrol Pumps where 97 octane fuel is available ?
I took a look at BP's website, but there's no list. In fact it says there are two bunks in Bombay that have it, so that site has not been updated in many years!

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How are the pumps at the koregaon park junction? What area is the RTO pump?
Its in front of the RTO The road you take to KP from University if you turn left from Sancheti, just keep heading straight.
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Default Speed 97 now 61.08 Rs per Litre

Guys tanked up my i10 Kappa with speed 97 this morning - prices are down to 61 odd Rs

Just happened to see the price on the board, and thought I would give it a shot. Driven a 100 Km since, the engine seems less "gruff" and low Rpm drive ability seems better - though very marginally, the fuel gauge is standing 20% higher (than it normally does at this odo reading) even though I've been driving in traffic and with full ac. Seems like I should get 17-18 Kmpl for this tank (My mileage generally hover around the 14.5 -15 mark- so this is good). I'll post an update in a couple of days (once i've drained the tank) - my next couple of top-ups will be speed 97 seems worth the extra price

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And funny how hilarious this thread now seems with Speed 97 now going for 100.56 per litre in Pune!
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And funny how hilarious this thread now seems with Speed 97 now going for 100.56 per litre in Pune!
That's more than a rupee per liter more expensive than Mumbai!

Which pump in Pune now has it back in stock? I'm making a trip to Pune this weekend and was contemplating whether to take the RS5 or not given that speed97 is not available there.
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