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#1302677 - 12/05/08 06:23 PM Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power
TedSexington Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
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Loc: Anchorage, Alaska
Which is the better premium gas Chevrons Supreme or Shells V-Power? and tell me why

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#1302699 - 12/05/08 06:50 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: TedSexington]
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Both are first tier gas, but I like Chevron better because of Techron if they are cost the same.
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#1302718 - 12/05/08 07:17 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: HTSS_TR]
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+1 Chevron until we get some longer term experience with V power
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#1302746 - 12/05/08 07:42 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: Eddie]
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I like Shell 93 with V-power just as much as the chevron.

However, I have been useing BP 93 with Invigorate for about the last 6 months. Very good gas. I get the best MPG and performance(but dyno) with the BP gas.
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#1302763 - 12/05/08 07:58 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: rg200amp]
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Not premium, but I've found that my little SUV idles smoothest on BP regular (With Invigorate!), worst on Sunoco.

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#1302770 - 12/05/08 08:03 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: Drew2000]
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Registered: 05/05/08
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Loc: Utah
Huh?
Isn't Techron and V power esentially the same stuff??
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#1302824 - 12/05/08 09:06 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: JDD]
LT4 Vette Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
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Loc: USA
Is it possible to compare Chevron and V-Power if they vary (chemical formula) from different regions ?

As for me, I just use RaceTrac and a bottle of Redline FIC every 6 months.

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#1302904 - 12/05/08 10:38 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: LT4 Vette]
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Registered: 12/15/06
Posts: 142
Loc: Cleveland, OH
man you guys get great gas choices. only top tier in cincy is shell 93 v-power.

no chevron and no bp's w/ invigorate either.
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#1303029 - 12/06/08 07:09 AM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: rg200amp]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
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Loc: MN
 Originally Posted By: rg200amp
I like Shell 93 with V-power just as much as the chevron.

However, I have been useing BP 93 with Invigorate for about the last 6 months. Very good gas. I get the best MPG and performance(but dyno) with the BP gas.



Agreed.


BP with Invigorate, especially BP's Premium is the best of all.
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#1303323 - 12/06/08 01:37 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: buickmaster]
ffracer Offline


Registered: 02/11/06
Posts: 627
Loc: Watkins Glen, NY USA
 Originally Posted By: buickmaster
man you guys get great gas choices. only top tier in cincy is shell 93 v-power.

no chevron and no bp's w/ invigorate either.


Really? Wow. Last time I was in Cincy 8-10 years ago, there were Chevrons and Amocos and BPs around a lot!

Amazing conisdering:
Chevron = Standard Oil Calif and KY
Amoco = Standard Oil Indiana, now BP
BP was Standard Oil Ohio

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#1303346 - 12/06/08 02:17 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: ffracer]
buickmaster Offline


Registered: 12/15/06
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Loc: Cleveland, OH
nope theres mostly the udf mobil gas stations, shell and bp (but no invigorate). the are also a few speedways.
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#1304210 - 12/07/08 12:45 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: Turk]
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Registered: 11/16/06
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Loc: Long Island, NY
 Originally Posted By: tpitcher
 Originally Posted By: rg200amp
I like Shell 93 with V-power just as much as the chevron.

However, I have been useing BP 93 with Invigorate for about the last 6 months. Very good gas. I get the best MPG and performance(but dyno) with the BP gas.



Agreed.

BP with Invigorate, especially BP's Premium is the best of all.


BP took over Amoco, which was always very highly regarded for fuel quality, so I guess they are keeping with the Amoco tradition.

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#1304499 - 12/07/08 07:19 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: Drew2000]
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Registered: 12/04/08
Posts: 339
Loc: Illinois
I have had a couple bad experiences with their gas as well as friends. I have seen first hand, Cadillac and Acura Service Advisors ad techs tell their customers not to use their gas. That was before the whole "Invigorate" marketing scheme. I use former Nascar supplier Phillips 66/Union 76 for all my vehicles including the premium for my Wait4MeTune Blazer. When im not near '66' Ill use either Shell or Casey's 100% gasoline. . I would never buy Clark again. My former 1977 Olds 98 wouldnt start after I got a tank of dirty 85 Octane. That was the only day that car never started in its life! I have heard that Speedway & Clark bid for the bottom of the tanker deals. I live near an Exon/Mobil plant and knew a couple of the data engineers. They swore by Chevron's Techron. They said "they used to have to tear down their test engines every 10,000 miles to clean carbon etc to keep data accurate and fair. Once they started using Techron with the gas, they don't waste the money rebuilding the engines. period!" I wish we had Chevron in the midwest though. Just my $.02
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#1304503 - 12/07/08 07:23 PM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: 05Blazer]
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Registered: 12/04/08
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Loc: Illinois
by the way, GM's top engine treatment is rebranded 'Seafoam', and their fuel system cleaner is rebranded 'Techron'. don't be fooled, I know a lot of people in the game,
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#1305051 - 12/08/08 11:03 AM Re: Which is better?: Supreme with Techron or V-Power [Re: 05Blazer]
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Registered: 06/19/07
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Loc: NJ
rebranded Seafoam????? I think not- the tope engine cleaner is made from butylcellosolve-the best in the business, and it has a distinctive smell to it-not Seafoam
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