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Old 01-26-2012, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by flobey540 View Post
What's interesting to me is the new 2012 manual talks about fuel quality on page 264. At the bottom it mentions "BMW recommends BP fuels". Okay, got it.... However if you go to http://www.toptiergas.com/retailers.html - a site supposedly recommended by BMW and 5 other automakers - BP is not on the list for recommended retailers. Just marketing?
100% marketing.

All gas is the same, its the additive package that is the difference. For the most part, most "name brand" additive packages are sufficient for everyday use. Off brand gas may or may not have suitable additives.
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