Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

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Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby Milkybar_Kid » 16 May 2012, 13:00

Has anyone come accross this belief before?

My Tw and her entire family are all convinced that NPC somehow water down their fuel resulting in needing to fill up more often. Also something to do with the discounts that they offer for credit cards being too good so they have to "water it down".

Just last night my wife told me that if she goes to cpc she only needs to fill up one time per week. If she goes to NPC she has to fill up twice.

Has anyone else heard this? Would NPC be allowed to do this?
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Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby headhonchoII » 16 May 2012, 13:06

Yes even the local mechanic told me only use Zhong You. It's because NPC and others have almost no profit margin, supposedly their oil is dirtier and damages the engine too.
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby *monkey* » 16 May 2012, 13:08

Presumably you have already pointed out to them that gasoline doesn't mix with water?
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby Nuit » 16 May 2012, 15:16

Ah, but NPC is using powdered water, which mixes in just fine.
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby sandman » 16 May 2012, 15:21

Milkybar_Kid wrote:Has anyone come accross this belief before?

My Tw and her entire family are all convinced that NPC somehow water down their fuel resulting in needing to fill up more often. Also something to do with the discounts that they offer for credit cards being too good so they have to "water it down".

Just last night my wife told me that if she goes to cpc she only needs to fill up one time per week. If she goes to NPC she has to fill up twice.

Has anyone else heard this? Would NPC be allowed to do this?

Not only that! They're using COLD water, so her car will catch a cold!
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby GuyInTaiwan » 16 May 2012, 15:55

I know what the problem is. It's one of two things. Your car's feng shui is all wrong. Try putting the petrol tank on the roof. That ought to do the trick. Or, your car (or mechanic) needs to see a numerologist. Regardless, burn some ghost money. That will help.
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby Dragonbones » 16 May 2012, 16:20

Milkybar_Kid wrote:Just last night my wife told me that if she goes to cpc she only needs to fill up one time per week. If she goes to NPC she has to fill up twice.


If the NPC station is very, VERY far away, this would make sense.
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby Deuce Dropper » 16 May 2012, 16:28

The OP may have a point, it is totally understandable that NPC would use a lower quality gasoline (watered down was a poor choice of words). When I lived in California, Valero had markedly shittier gas than 76 or other more reputable stations and this was reflected in the price. I like NPC for the free water, I hope this isn't truly the case.

And can you ask these omniscient inlaws of yours if the 95 and 98 grade are as shitty as the 92 or are they better?
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby Super Hans » 16 May 2012, 17:50

I always use NPC and I have had no problems with it. I even use 92 RON because I am a cheapskate, but my engine runs absolutely fine.
Their UPC coffee tastes almost as good as their petrol and is certainly better than the stuff you get at McRonadl's, the Seven Elephant and Family Mart.
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Re: Petrol bought from NPC is watered down?

Postby Ducked » 17 May 2012, 00:22

Milkybar_Kid wrote:Has anyone come accross this belief before?



Yes

http://forumosa.com/taiwan/viewtopic.php?f=75&t=106480&hilit=bridging+solvent#p1387678

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