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      05-15-2019, 07:16 AM   #1
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Have you tried Exxon Mobil Synergy Diesel in your diesel BMW?

Own two diesels here in the US. Put my first tank of Synergy diesel in the G30 540d. Seems to run better. Too soon to definitively claim any mpg gains. Anyone out there trying this new fuel?
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      05-15-2019, 11:07 AM   #2
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Tried it (explicitly synergy branded), saw no significant difference from the rest of my fill ups.

I've heard of others who claimed "gains" however, knowing refining is regional, and where your station gets its diesel from (in my area it doesn't even come from an Exxon refinery) probably adds variability.
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      05-15-2019, 05:41 PM   #3
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Thanks, I stumbled onto it at my local (Stuart FL) station. Since then I got on and followed an RV discussion group and even found a truckers group. Seems pretty much overwhelmingly accepted by those who have actually used it. The price is the same or (for now) lower while Exon gets it out there. Had a 328D. Absolutely loved that car. Not a problem in 30,000 miles. Wish I had room in the garage (and wallet) to have kept that one. Two BMW's at a time is plenty.
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Tried it before and I didn't notice any gain.
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What weight oil are you guys getting?
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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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