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Old 01-25-2013, 12:18 PM   #107
JasDmw
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Originally Posted by cobie56 View Post
the link does not work... even when i go to marketplace's home page.... the vid shows up but won't play... tried it on both a pc and a mac... oh, well.
Odd, as I started watching it before posting. Several adds before the story, but it did work.

Fundamentally, the conclusion as I stated in my original post is that premuim in a car not designed for it is playing into the marketers hands. I drive a Lexus RX as well as our Focus and do use premium in it as recommended. Once filled with regular at a US gas station (the pump said premium), but the mileage dropped precipitously. Once I refilled with premium from another station, all was fine. So, for a car that needs it; great. But for those that don't, save your money.

Note there is an "expert" guy in thestory who swears by regular and runs it in his corvette. To each his own!
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