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      01-20-2012, 05:55 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by abehwang View Post
I work at a gas station and by law gasoline is required to have these "additives" that will clean injectors, engine, etc... Yes, BP, Shell, Chevron, and Texaco may advertise that they have this or that which means that they probably added more of the additives that were already there. It's like this... everyone needs a certain daily dose of calcium but adding more calcium pills sometimes doesn't really do anything. We urinate most of the excess calcium from our body. So having these extra additives aren't really essential. It's all marketing. All I'm saying is that you can go to any gas station (branded or unbranded) and your engine and injectors and whatever will still be cleaned.

This...I had a friend who worked for Chevon as well as Atlantic Richfield CO or ARCO who basically told me the same thing.

Especially here in Cali, where all the fuel comes from the same refineries.
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