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Old 12th October 2018, 09:16   #886
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Do we have to use fuel additives regularly ? if yes, why this is not mentioned in most of the car manuals ? Many times I heard a negative feedback on fuel additives. Any of our friends here used fuel additives more than a lakh KM on same vehicle ? Thank you.
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Old 12th October 2018, 10:38   #887
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Been using for all kilometer's done by my cars from day one.Never felt any negative impact. So at-least in my experience it has been safe and have always felt the car runs better with additives.
I use system G in my petrol cars and bikes and for diesel car i used Adon D,works like a charm.
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Do we have to use fuel additives regularly ? if yes, why this is not mentioned in most of the car manuals ? Many times I heard a negative feedback on fuel additives. Any of our friends here used fuel additives more than a lakh KM on same vehicle ? Thank you.
(A dummies point of view); fuel additives have a habit of cleaning the nozzles and keep the fuel injectors dazzling which in turn ensures better fuel supply and combustion which further improves the overall functioning resulting in increased engine life and shorter visits to the service center. This is exactly opposite to what the service centers want as then it will create a drop in their revenues. Even otherwise, they don't cause any harm to the heart of the engine so there is no fear of any residual impact. I've been using System G along with unleaded, normal petrol in my M-800 since 2003 and haven't experienced any issues other than some great pickup and improved mileage (on the highways). I've used Speed petrol also and found it to be quite same but being more expensive compared to System G I stuck to System G.

I'm currently using Liqui Moly on my Skoda Yeti (since 5k) and the engine has quietened further and the smoothness has improved too. I'm extremely satisfied with these products and in between I used Wynns in my Fiesta which gave me similar performance. So, roshan, please go ahead and use the additives freely without any worries. Cheers
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Would someone please guide me where to source system-d in Pune. I have been on a lookout for long.. Perhaps a little help will do

EDIT: Ordered this Liqui Moly Super Diesel Additive (200 ml)
[ https://www.amazon.in/Liqui-Moly-Sup...dp/B01INCWL0S/ ]

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Been using for all kilometer's done by my cars from day one.Never felt any negative impact. So at-least in my experience it has been safe and have always felt the car runs better with additives.
I use system G in my petrol cars and bikes and for diesel car i used Adon D,works like a charm.
What I got from a petrol bunk owner (now no more) is that using an additive once every few fills is not a bad idea. My own view is that as long as your regular bunk dishes out decent fuel there is no real need. Our fuel was BAD but since BS-III gumming is no more an issue. I still think once every 1000-1500 km is not such a bad idea. I was a regular client of Premium fuel or additives but no more.
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What I got from a petrol bunk owner (now no more) is that using an additive once every few fills is not a bad idea. My own view is that as long as your regular bunk dishes out decent fuel there is no real need. Our fuel was BAD but since BS-III gumming is no more an issue. I still think once every 1000-1500 km is not such a bad idea. I was a regular client of Premium fuel or additives but no more.
I agree with you sir, however i have noticed that once in a while if i don't use additives i feel a little sluggishness and hence prefer to load the additive whenever i refill the tank, this way entire 50 liters is premixed and saves me the hassle. So i usually put in the additive say around 35ml and then add fuel and then balance additive.
Maybe its the fuel i can't say for sure,however at times i have noticed when i fill fuel from certain bunks the car runs much smoother,maybe its due to better fuel and in my case its mostly happens with IOC pumps compared to BP or HP.
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(A dummies point of view); fuel additives have a habit of cleaning the nozzles a
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Hey, thanks for that review.
Additionally, would you mind sharing with us the frequency, and the proportion in relation to the fuel?

Thanks and cheers!!
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My own view is that as long as your regular bunk dishes out decent fuel there is no real need.
Very true sir. I have noticed this as well.

I've been a regular user of Stanadyne Diesel Additive & IOC Diesel combo. Since stanadyne is impossible to get in my city, have stopped using it. A slight difference is felt in terms of engine refinement.
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