|8th July 2005, 01:28||#16|
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Hi all ,
Filled in speed (normal speed and not speed 93) and pickup and perfomance is back to normal.. .i believe it was the pump that was the culprit....
|15th July 2005, 09:21||#18|
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Has anyone seen the print ad from IndianOil for XtraPremium a while back? It says "The Sharmas (or Guptas or whatever) were able to save so much by switching to XtraPremium that they were able to get a new family pet". And there is a picture of a little girl playing in the family backyard with a pet ELEPHANT!
Now I have no idea how much an elephant costs, but I am ready to bet that no matter how much you drive, you will NEVER save enough to buy an elephant by switching to XtraPremium. False advertising, anyone?
I agree that these are all good fuels, but why does the advertising have to insult our intelligence?
|15th July 2005, 17:13||#19|
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but its advertising they always like to exagerate stuff
seen recent XtraPremium ad?
that guys drives on & on & still fuel level is shown same!
|16th July 2005, 00:49||#20|
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Well,this 0.29kms/litre increase in mileage turn out to be the same overall cost of petrol per km.
I calculated,and it came to Rs4.58/km on Speed fuel,and Rs4.59/km on Speed 93.
So,overall cost of running the car on both fuels is the same..but I guess Speed 93 is anyday the better option because it will keep the engine running well for years,and long term maintainance costs will be reduced.
|23rd July 2005, 13:11||#21|
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