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3-Series (E46, E90) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.

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Old 03-09-2005, 04:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have started to fill my car up with Shell Optimax petrol, and it seems to have made my car feel much more responsive..... Has anyone else found a difference with optimax?
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yes i have defo!!!!

i dont care what other ppl say about the good fuel,,it does make a difference to my car
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I thought so, wasn't sure if I thought it felt better because I was subconciously hoping it would. My friend runs his Ferraris and Lambos on it, and swears by it.
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if your used to using low grade fuel in a car thats suppose to have premium than you will probably feel a bit more responsivness. its not very noticeable, but try going to low grade for a few tanks and then youll see what im talking about. some part of it is a mental thing, the other is that the car is performing to the best of it ability now.

always use the recommended gas that BMW prints in their manuals. its a wise investment as well as a good piece of mind.
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