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Old 10-09-2009, 09:38 AM
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Originally Posted by d geek View Post
its unfortunate that they have a policy of 'no additives'
Yeah, but virtually all of the manufacturers have this policy, simply because they have no idea what type of additive you might put into it. So it's either a policy of "no additives," or having to test and qualify particular additives for approval, or be willing to pay a warranty bill no matter what anyone tosses into the fuel.

It's interesting to note that BMW has a "no additives" policy for their gasoline engines, yet they sell their own gasoline additive (which looks and smells suspiciously like Chevron Techron).
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