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#1013019 - 10/19/07 12:42 AM Shell V Power additive
mikered30 Offline


Registered: 09/10/05
Posts: 1331
Loc: PA
Has anyone tried the new Shell V Power fuel injector additive? I saw it at wal mart and I was wondering how it compares to techron and others?

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#1013020 - 10/24/07 05:53 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: mikered30]
DirtyApe Offline


Registered: 06/10/04
Posts: 503
Loc: SW Illinois.
Saw it too this evening, 6.48..

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#1013021 - 10/25/07 01:23 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: DirtyApe]
psudaytona Offline


Registered: 02/16/06
Posts: 936
Loc: Pittsburgh,PA
I just saw it today at AAP, 6.48. A little rich for my tastes being an unknown additive.
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#1013022 - 10/25/07 02:28 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: psudaytona]
surfstar Offline


Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 4599
Loc: Santa Barbara, CA
Couldn't find an MSDS online for it, when I looked. Someone should email if they want to find out.

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#1013023 - 11/03/07 07:44 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: surfstar]
mjfx Offline


Registered: 12/26/06
Posts: 77
Loc: Central FL
I couldnt find more info. BUT it is BOGOF this week at AAP

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#1013024 - 11/03/07 08:16 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: mikered30]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 28232
Loc: Great Lakes
If the information in this thread is true:
http://theoildrop.server101.com/forums/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=1017614&an=0&page=0

Then this Shell additive is probably the same or similar to Techron.
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#1013025 - 11/03/07 10:06 PM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: Quattro Pete]
mfisher1967 Offline


Registered: 06/26/07
Posts: 217
Loc: Houston, Texas
Chevron uses polyether amines as one of the main ingredients in Techron. This is common knowledge, which may be found on their website. I am not sure what else is used though.

If V-Power uses polyether amines, then this would be fairly good evidence to support the belief that V-Power and Techron are very similar.

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#1023938 - 11/07/07 01:03 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: mfisher1967]
curtjames37 Offline


Registered: 12/27/06
Posts: 22
Loc: Oklahoma City, OK
I emailed Shell and got a copy of the MSDS. Here's what it lists:

COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Name, CAS No., Concentration
Distillate (petroleum), light hydrocracked, 64741-77-1, 45.00 - 55.00 %
Distillates (petroleum), sweetened middle, 64741-86-2, 15.00 - 25.00 %
Tallow alkyl amine, 61791-44-4, 1.00 - 5.00 %
Naphthalene, 91-20-3, < 1.00 %


Edited by curtjames37 (11/07/07 01:03 AM)

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#1023974 - 11/07/07 03:19 AM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: curtjames37]
psudaytona Offline


Registered: 02/16/06
Posts: 936
Loc: Pittsburgh,PA
Doesn't impress me very much at all.
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#1024209 - 11/07/07 01:07 PM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: psudaytona]
RI_RS4 Offline


Registered: 07/18/06
Posts: 1175
Loc: Rhode Island
Would the Techron MSDS be any more impressive?

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#1024244 - 11/07/07 02:03 PM Re: Shell V Power additive [Re: RI_RS4]
mikered30 Offline


Registered: 09/10/05
Posts: 1331
Loc: PA
Techron MSDS

Distillates, hydrotreated light < 50 %weight
Stoddard solvent < 35 %weight
Solvent naphtha, light aromatic 5 - 10 %weight
Benzene, 1,2,4-trimethyl- 1 - 5 %weight
Xylene 0.1 - 0.5 %weight

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