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In my experience, unless the car has been specifically designed with that fuel in mind, then the car is running as much on placebos as anything else...
The government get enough money from us, without us volunteering more.
Its a bit like the old days with 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-star petrol, unless the ignition had been advanced, or it was a high-compression variant, there was no benefit to using a higher-octane fuel than was recommended.
Additives which clean the engine are a different kettle of fish though!
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater