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    Default petroll...quick question

    is it better to put ultimate unleaded 98 octane or is it better to put premium unleaded 95 oc ?
    its a vectra 3.2 v6

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    98 really IMO
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Ok so I never said why. It runs smoother, should give a bit more power but I doubt anyone would notice that. Do I use it? No! It's too expensive
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Not really necessary on a standard NA car.

    If someone is mapped for a bigger ignition advance they'll be wanting to use it especially if they have a turbo

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    Quote Originally Posted by stampede View Post
    Not really necessary on a standard NA car.
    If someone is mapped for a bigger ignition advance they'll be wanting to use it especially if they have a turbo
    That depends on the manufacturers recommendations. My old 328i was supposed to be 97 ron.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    I used to only run mine on v-power, ultimate or super unleaded BUT the rising prices have put an end to that. I noticed that car performed slightly better and if prices were reasonable i would start using it again.

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    All the VX petrol engines will run on standard petrol
    The "premium" petrol require that you purchase and use it consistently
    The only other cars that MUST use a higher RON are those that specify it from the manufacturer, and the Vectra is not one of these

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDHwCWdrtdg This video should answer any questions for you.

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    So shell v-power is best for the high performance cars, ill still not start using it again till its cheaper though lol.

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    i do not see it getting cheaper though..... the curve just goes up...

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