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comment Will higher octane fuel improve gas mileage?
@Bob Yup, that's what I do too. Always filling up to a full fuel tank means that the amount of fuel that that you fill up with is also the amount of fuel you've used since the last fill up and thus last trip reset - hence my comment about making it easy to calculate mpg. Normally though I don't bother with the calculation, I just know that my vehicle should get about 200 miles to the tank.
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comment Which provides better engine flushing, traditional flushing oil or adding a flush additive to old oil?
I don't think that particular brand is available in the UK, which is why my question was asking about flushing oil vs additives rather than about specific brands of each. Also, any product that is simultaneously promoted as a fuel additive, engine oil additive and brake fluid additive sounds a little like snake oil to me. *8')
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comment Which provides better engine flushing, traditional flushing oil or adding a flush additive to old oil?
Thanks Timo, given that the flushing oil I can find around here isn't much cheaper than regular oil, I might well be better off taking your third way. *8')
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comment Will higher octane fuel improve gas mileage?
+1 confirmation bias, that's the name of the bias I was looking for. *8')
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