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    Over the weekend ive been doing a fair amount of miles, and as the DJ i was driving for was paying for the petrol i decided to put the 97/98RON stuff in the muncher, an was surprised how well it actually went on it, it felt better than the previous weekend when i was putting in the normal stuff, the acceleration felt much smoother and it was getting up to the speeds quicker.
    Now ive got the decision to make carry on paying £1 + a litre for fuel or go back down to 94p-96p a litre.

    Would it benefit the engine keeping on putting the high grade stuff in or not?

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    Del

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    it gives better combustion with higher octane fuel ! thats why the car felt smoother etc ! its your choice matey ! if a few P a litre dose'nt bother you then carry on using it !!

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    if you put it in context its not that much dearer. Only £3 or £4 a tankful. Just drink one less pint in the pub and you have nearly paid for it.

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    You should get slightly better mpg too so it may not cost any more at all

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    I used to put sainsburys super UL in my last astra, only a 1.8 but it started better, ran better, quieter and a bit faster to respond. For the extra 2p a litre, well worth it IMO
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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