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discophil36
 


Member Since: 17 Jul 2014
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Scotland 2005 Discovery 3 TDV6 S Manual Zambezi SilverDiscovery 3

I use it. Other than quiet down the engine i cant really see any other advantage on my d3. My 300tdi however was like I had flicked a switch after half a tank. It really quieted down and felt smoother and better pick up. Really was much improved. I don't think it does much in a cubustion sense but as seems to help lube the fuel pumps in my humbike opinion. But with evidence for and against it seems, like a lot in life it's our own preference/gambe to decide.
  
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BLFarrar
 


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France 2006 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Lugano TealDiscovery 3
I was

On the fence on this.
Using since Christmas - converted.
No mpg
But engine like sewing machine.

I used other additives so why not this one too ?
Always prepared to learn - hopefully not the hard way.
Thanks to those on here for the direction.
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Discoed
 


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http://www.carmag.co.za/technical_post/two-stroke-oil-in-fuel/

Seems pretty conclusive advice....
  
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BLFarrar
 


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Thats

One I've not read before
Short to the point.
Back on the fence again.
 BREXIT - done properly.
Right now ...We need Government - not Politics
Save the Dipstick Flagbearer-keep it simple, less likely to fail campaign-agenda items:Starting Handles, Acetylene Lamps.
Founder: Dipsticks-R-Us Inc
D3 HSE-perfectly formed, passenger friendly...has real DIPSTICK
Jag XK-but sadly no DIPSTICK...HUGE design fault
FL2 has DIPSTICK..."real comfort in rear seats"
VW Golf wondermobile (?)..has real DIPSTICK
Morris Minor..original DIPSTICK technology..and a real KEY. 
 
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gje
 


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Wales 

Anyone using 2so in a D4 with adblue?
if so which spec are you adding & has there been a 'noticable' difference??
 Currently D3-less, looking for D4....
reverted back to D1 V8 
 
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Wullie
 


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I've used two stroke oil in my 2009 Disco 3 for 4 yrs now, 90000 odd miles now and as said many times before on this subject it does make the engine run quieter and I believe smother, it also produces a lot less black reek when I sink the boot. I do run an injector cleaner through it every six month or so but whither it needs it or not I don't know. My car has a cat only no DPF filter. 2 stroke oil costs me about £16 for 5 ltr's. I use Comma Mineral Two Stroke Oil API TC, JASO FB & ISO L-EGB. If you have a DPF filter you would use FC. The way I look at it if the engine puts out less black reek it's less likely to clog things up, I recently done both my EGR valves and they were Fairly clean, not much soot in there at all. I did phone Comma oils to see how much zink was in the oil they told me it only had a trace of zink and it's the zink that's supposed to clog the injectors up. But it's up to yourself whither you use it or not. Rolling Eyes

Wullie.
  
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NJSS
 2016 Discovery 4 Landmark
1973 MG B GT V8 - 3.9L John Eales engine, 5 speed R380 gearbox, owned from new
1959 MGA roadster - 1.9L Peter Burgess Engine - 5 speed gearbox
Past LRs - Multiple FFRs, Discos & a Series I - some petrol, some diesel 
 
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PAIO
 


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Italy 2012 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 HSE Auto Unknown ColourDiscovery 4
2 T Oil

Regarding the choice of the 2 T oil to add to the diesel I tested with a pint of oil to check the mixability with the :
a) SHELL (Mineral price € 9 / Liters)
b) SILOKOLENE PLUS (Sintetich) price € 25 / liters
with both not I've been problems or separations over the 24 hours now
I would like your opinion on which oil to use and what percentage on a full
Thanks Peter

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icestationzebra
 


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United Kingdom 2006 Discovery 3 TDV6 S Manual Bonatti GreyDiscovery 3

Do not bother with the 2 stroke. Do you have access to Shell or BP premium fuel? If so use this-much the same result or better and far easier to manage.
  
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PAIO
 


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Italy 2012 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 HSE Auto Unknown ColourDiscovery 4

Ok thanks not BP stations or shell (Shell +/- ~40 Km) in my area only EXXON or ENI what kind of diesel fuel advice? (also for Shell)

Regards Peter
  
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