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Old 09-13-2012, 07:11 PM
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:32 AM
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Hey Ive seen this how soon before you notice a change in your performance?

every so often ill get a slight hesitation but ive have noticed that when i want to open it up on some days (the car) i feel like im missing some horses
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:42 PM
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One bottle every month for my chariot!



This is the stuff.. I just use it the other day on my 750 man its a big different but the pleasure is only good for a few days..


come anyone tell why and what else would be good to clean up everything in there.
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:07 AM
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3M makes a product for this just go to www.3mauto.com I think, and you'll see what I'm talking about.


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Old 09-26-2012, 01:23 PM
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This is the stuff.. I just use it the other day on my 750 man its a big different but the pleasure is only good for a few days..


come anyone tell why and what else would be good to clean up everything in there.

It's only good for a few days since it uses VERY harsh cleaners to soak into surface stuff and remove it. As well it boost the octane so the car feels a bit more powerful. You have to remember these motors were designed to run on much highly refined fuels that DON'T have ethanol in there! The ethanol causes stuff to gunk up and causes a LOT more buildup on components than regular fuel.
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:31 PM
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:58 AM
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Please show me thr light... What to do..

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Old 09-28-2012, 01:47 AM
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:52 PM
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i bought Slick 50 high mileage fuel system cleaner....will try it out tommorow

any one used this product??
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:34 PM
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i bought Slick 50 high mileage fuel system cleaner....will try it out tommorow

any one used this product??


I have use this before but only on import and never on BMW.. GOod luck

That stuff work really good on import. you may wanna ask ppls before using it.
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:47 PM
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i bought Slick 50 high mileage fuel system cleaner....will try it out tommorow

any one used this product??
slick 50 from what I've read up/heard is basically some solvents mixed with gasoline and nothing much more and it really doesn't do much. IMO, stick with products that use PEA as the active ingredient for fuel cleaning!
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:54 PM
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I was in the dark and now have seem the light..

My whole life I have being using "Shell" for all bimmer 745/750- Cl55/E350 and so on. My First time Today using "Chevron with Techron" in my 750 bimmer and MAN i tell you my friend.

The car for some reason feel light its just a boost of power. I will only fill up with "Chevron with Techron" from now on.

In my Mercedes I have always and forever use Shell and it work great. Since now I have all bimmer a needs of upgrade.
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I was in the dark and now have seem the light..

My whole life I have being using "Shell" for all bimmer 745/750- Cl55/E350 and so on. My First time Today using "Chevron with Techron" in my 750 bimmer and MAN i tell you my friend.

The car for some reason feel light its just a boost of power. I will only fill up with "Chevron with Techron" from now on.

In my Mercedes I have always and forever use Shell and it work great. Since now I have all bimmer a needs of upgrade.
Techron & Redline SI-1 have large amounts of PEA in them (greater than 50% composition) and that's why you get a good feeling from there! The PEA cleans as well as improving octane. I know redline's Fuel cleaner increases the Octane by 7 points (so 91 will become 91.7 & 93 will become 93.5-93.7).
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Old 09-29-2012, 04:23 PM
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I have use this before but only on import and never on BMW.. GOod luck

That stuff work really good on import. you may wanna ask ppls before using it.
thanks....i will wait and see what other people have to say...
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Old 09-29-2012, 04:24 PM
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slick 50 from what I've read up/heard is basically some solvents mixed with gasoline and nothing much more and it really doesn't do much. IMO, stick with products that use PEA as the active ingredient for fuel cleaning!
good thing i didn't put that slick 50 in my gas tank last night....after reading reviews its like you said basically gas mixed with solvents....well i only wasted 9 bux on that junk

anyone wanna buy it???
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Old 10-02-2012, 04:24 PM
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Yo I filled up with Sunoco 94 and tried a bottle. I was surprised how thick it was. I noticed i was having an issue when downshift then going back from 2-3.
By the time i got down to 3/4 a tank i noticed a difference. Highly recommend this

Good lookin out @TXSTYLE
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:29 PM
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Yo I filled up with Sunoco 94 and tried a bottle. I was surprised how thick it was. I noticed i was having an issue when downshift then going back from 2-3.
By the time i got down to 3/4 a tank i noticed a difference. Highly recommend this

Good lookin out @TXSTYLE
Downshifts aren't really and shouldn't be affected by your gas unless you are pushing the car to extreme conditions really like going up a steep hill and pinging badly because the engine doesn't have the right fuel.
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:17 AM
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Look no further than THIS:

One bottle every month for my chariot!

So I just bought this yesterday since I've had rough idle, rough start, and a ticking/clicking noise from the engine.

All I have to say, ALL GONE. Nice smooth start, accelerates smooth, no ticking noises. Great post thank you!!!!
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:26 AM
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So I just bought this yesterday since I've had rough idle, rough start, and a ticking/clicking noise from the engine.

All I have to say, ALL GONE. Nice smooth start, accelerates smooth, no ticking noises. Great post thank you!!!!
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My local supplier carries Redline Si-2, not Si-1. Read lots of good reviews on Si-1, but can't find any reviews on Si-2 or technical info on difference between the two. Is the Si-2 stuff good for my 2012 335i?
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Hey buddy.... Thanks for the question... To be honest, I have never heard of the product
In your thread..... All I can tell you is that I stand firm on using bmw products on and in you car. My car was not starting.... Because of using 93 octane QT GAS... I got a bottle of BMW fuel system cleaner with "Techron" an 93 Chevron gas, and my car turned into a jet.. And I have not had a problem since.... Your car is a 12, so if it helps an 03, then I'm sure it will keep your car tip top!!!!
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My local supplier carries Redline Si-2, not Si-1. Read lots of good reviews on Si-1, but can't find any reviews on Si-2 or technical info on difference between the two. Is the Si-2 stuff good for my 2012 335i?
SI-2 is for motorcycles! I suggest you order it from amazon and have it directly shipped to you!
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bmw fuel system cleaner is the same as chevron but with a markup
yup!

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I have a 2003 2.5 z4 with 70k. I was running low on fuel the other night so stopped and got some. It was running fine for a like 2 days then started to misfire but clear up and come back now it does it regularly. I bought the fuel system cleaner but was wondering how much I should put in there I have read the directions but also read about people using more than prescribed.
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