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Old 8th December 2008, 12:27   #151
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i filled up my tank with 15l of normal diesel and 15ml of IFTEX system D, i think nothing worked so far. no change, engine running as usual!!
Use it for atleast a tankfull before deciding whether to continue or stop.

@live2drive, System D Can be used in all types of diesel engines. You just need to check the compatibility as above.
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joe angelo : i filled up my tank with 15l of normal diesel and 15ml of IFTEX system D, i think nothing worked so far. no change, engine running as usual!!

live2drive Is system D suitable for verna crdi?
Additives may not work for Common Rail engines. While we can see the difference in non-Common Rail engines, manufacturers (eg : Tata) do not but dont recommend any additives for Common Rails.

For that matter, Tata does not even recommend premium diesel for their Dicor vehicles. (Note: this point is being discussed elsewhere, so let us only look at System-D here).

@Joe, if you filled in 15L of diesel, then the amount of System-D that you should have added would be : 15ml + 1ml for each liter of diesel that was already there in the tank. The engine needs to see 1ml of this addtive per litre of fuel. This could be what you have missed.

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Additives may not work for Common Rail engines. While we can see the difference in non-Common Rail engines, manufacturers (eg : Tata) do not but dont recommend any additives for Common Rails.

For that matter, Tata does not even recommend premium diesel for their Dicor vehicles. (Note: this point is being discussed elsewhere, so let us only look at System-D here).
Does that mean system D will have an adverse effect on the engine?
It will clean the injectors at least.
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Wouldnt say adverse effect, but there may not be much effect apart from cleaning the injectors. Effects / advantages Not going to be noticeable, unlike our Turbo only / normal engines which are noticeably smoother.
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Wouldnt say adverse effect, but there may not be much effect apart from cleaning the injectors. Effects / advantages Not going to be noticeable, unlike our Turbo only / normal engines which are noticeably smoother.
Thanks for the info buddy.
But in my IMO cleaning the injectors itself will have some positive effects on the car such as better spray pattern and i feel the emission levels will decrease.
Correct me if i am wrong.
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Somehow I have found the engine to be more responsive and smoother after the addition of system G. I had been using it regularly but stopped a few months back.
Started again last week and can really feel the difference.
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But Sammy, you are driving a 1.3 Flair, not a Common Rail engine. The point of doubt is regarding use in cars that have a common rail engine.
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System G + Unleaded petrol is a very good combination for Ford cars.You can make out the difference in the performance of the car instantly.

System D + normal diesel on Fiat cars is also a good combination.I have observed that the car now runs much smoother than before.
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Purchased system D today evening. The tank had appx 30L diesel in it so poured 30ml of the additive. @250ml pack for 250 bucks. Got it from a BP bunk.
Lets c if there are any noticeable changes observed in the car.
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Any kind of additive in my Indica Turbo reduces the acceleration noticeably. (At least I can notice it). I have tried Hi Speed, xtramile, turbojet and normal diesel with System D. It runs best on normal diesel. Hi speed has the least drop in acceleration and System D stinks up the exhaust.
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Any kind of additive in my Indica Turbo reduces the acceleration noticeably. (At least I can notice it). I have tried Hi Speed, xtramile, turbojet and normal diesel with System D. It runs best on normal diesel. Hi speed has the least drop in acceleration and System D stinks up the exhaust.
Thats surprising, its part of TATA's recommended fuel additives for all their engines. No disclaimers here
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teknophobia, thats funny, cos i noticed my engine running much smoother. acelleration, didnt notice so much
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The engine does run smoother, however, acceleration suffers. I speak from experience. OT: Greenhorn, there are more pics in my garage, as you requested
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live2drive : But in my IMO cleaning the injectors itself will have some positive effects on the car such as better spray pattern and i feel the emission levels will decrease.
If you want to try additives, and you have a Common Rail engine, then try something that is specifically marked for CRDi engines, like the one from Sonax.
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hmm. the engine sounds very laid back even when acellerating hard. i thought it was because of the additive. didnt think of it from that angle.

PS: my mileage is much worse, 13ish :( ( not because of the additive - its been like that , always )

another doubt, will this become redundant if I use a better grade of lubricant, from the API CF4 castrol GTD to CI rated delvac MX ?

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