Esso Fuel - No Ethanol

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Esso Fuel - No Ethanol

Post by Bug » Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:39 pm

Not tried it myself, but I'm told a lot of good things about Esso's new Fuel - Synergy Supreme + 99 RON.
For a starter it is apparently ethanol free.
It contains 'double detergent additives and a friction modifier'.
99 RON makes it a good match for the old Capri engines and it seems to be selling about a penny a litre cheaper than Shell VPower.

The big thing in all this is ethanol free! You'd have to do a lot of miles before the extra cost of it outweighed the cost of overhauling your fuel system that ethanol has degraded.

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Re: Esso Fuel - No Ethanol

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:35 pm

That’s good I will look out for this . Nice find sir
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Re: Esso Fuel - No Ethanol

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:49 am

I am sick of replacing the disintegrating little o rings on my 40s so will definitely seek out this "petrol" of which you speak 👍
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Re: Esso Fuel - No Ethanol

Post by Vermilion » Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:48 am

It is just a matter of using Viton-O-rings.
I am going with E85, running great so far for 3 years.
Totaly Supreme fuel compared to 98E5, since it same as 106 octane and burn colder, so allows more
exhaust flow, also you can get 2-3 ignition advance on full power. Only fault is that it won't work well in coldstarts.

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